Kildare News

Five local organisations to be honoured by National Lotto

FIVE local community organisations are to be honoured by the National Lotto in recognition of their great work. Athy Heritage Centre, the Curragh/Newbridge Garda Youth Diversion Project, the Jack and Jill Foundation, Mounted Games Association and Foróige Kildare are all...

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Prosperous lives up to its name for great music

LOCAL and national bands of various genres and musical tastes entertained over five days at the Prosperous Music Festival, which...

Wednesday, 15/08/18 - 3:48pm Read More

Factory tour is proving popular with visitors to Newbridge Silverware

THE Newbridge Silverware factory tour, which started in June, is well on its way to becoming a major tourist attraction....

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New group to bring activity to isolated rural communities

RESIDENTS  from a number of rural Kildare villages have rallied together in a bid to bring activity to their isolated...

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Bus service hoping to expand rural link

THE bus service that provides transport in rural Kildare is hoping to grow their service linking villages with larger towns....

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Large crowd turns out for inaugural memorial run

A MEMORIAL rural run in memory of a popular Castlemitchell man is set to become an annual event after some...

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First steps taken to set up Comhaltas group in Athy

Kildare to set up the first Comhaltas group in South Kildare in over 20 years.” Those were the words of...

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CHAMPIONS!

ONE of the three major All-Ireland titles is resting back in Kildare for the first time in 53 years after...

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Fun in the mud at Nurney Endurathon

CHILDREN as young as five, fun runners and elite athletes all took up the challenge at the third annual Nurney...

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Forty years of peacekeeping in Lebanon marked in Curragh

FORTY years of Irish peacekeeping in Lebanon were marked at a ceremony at the Curragh Camp recently. A colour party...

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National News

Minister to visit Athy

SENIOR officials from Enterprise Ireland and the IDA will accompany the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys when she visits Athy this Thursday. The visit follows the announcement from Coca Cola last month that it is to leave...

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