Kildare News

Athy band to play Donegal festival

ATHY band Winter Heart will take to the stage during Donegal’s Véarsaí 2019 festival, which takes place from 20-21 April. The music and arts festival, held in Gweedore, will see the band rubbing shoulders with the likes of Hudson Taylor,...

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Kildare’s top eateries

A NUMBER of Kildare restaurants have been announced as winners at the Leinster regional final of the Irish Restaurant Award....

Wednesday, 20/03/19 - 2:24pm Read More

Naas students heading for national enterprise final

FIVE teenage entrepreneurs from St Mary’s College in Naas have been named as the overall county winner at the Kildare...

Wednesday, 20/03/19 - 11:40am Read More

OPW is to be asked to take charge of Moone High Cross

COUNCILLORS representing Athy Municipal District have supported a motion seeking to ask the Office of Public Works (OPW) to take...

Wednesday, 20/03/19 - 9:41am Read More

Urgent need for cycleway from Caragh highlighted

THE urgent need for a new cycleway from Caragh to Millennium Park was highlighted by a Naas councillor because of...

Tuesday, 19/03/19 - 4:40pm Read More

Kildare children strike for action on climate change

A YOUNG girl from Kildare town lead a campaign for climate action in Newbridge on Friday. 12-year-old Ena-Mai Carroll Patel,...

Tuesday, 19/03/19 - 2:40pm Read More

European Parliament VP pays official visit to local school

MEP Mairead McGuinness who is first Vice-President of the European Parliament recently  paid at official   visit to St Mary’s College,...

Saturday, 16/03/19 - 3:45pm Read More

Rathangan women delve into history of voting rights

LADIES in Rathangan delved into the history books recently as part of a project on their voting rights. Members of...

Saturday, 16/03/19 - 1:43pm Read More

Tweny-five vacant mental health posts highlighted

SERIOUS concern for a lack of mental health services in Kildare was highlighted this week with news that there are...

Saturday, 16/03/19 - 11:40am Read More

Kildare is fourth most moth infested county!

KILDARE has been declared the fourth most moth infested county in Ireland by pest control company Rentokil.  The county accounted...

Saturday, 16/03/19 - 9:37am Read More

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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