Kildare News

ATHY TO LOSE COUNCILLOR

ATHY will lose a councillor following a rejig of local election boundaries. A report by the Local Electoral Boundary Committee published last Wednesday recommended that Co Kildare be split up into seven electorial divisions rather than the existing five. The...

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CRISIS IN SCHOOL FUNDING

A GROUP of school principals from the Newbridge area have rallied togather to highlight a crisis with school funding. The...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:47pm Read More

Athy celebrates is local heroes

THERE was standing room only as the councillors of the Athy Municipal District celebrated four of their local heroes at...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:49pm Read More

Congratulation to our Special Olympians

SEVENTY-seven Kildare athletes won a total of 91 medals at the Irish Special Olympics finals at the weekend. The athletes...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:53pm Read More

Local nun celebrates her golden jubilee

MARY Lawless from Kildangan was joined by some 120 members of her extended family and close friends to celebrate her...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:55pm Read More

Seven-year-old local boy makes the MENSA grade

A SEVEN-year-old  pupil from Scoil Naomh Lorcáin in Levitstown, Maganey is celebrating after learning that he had been accepted into...

Wednesday, 13/06/18 - 3:11pm Read More

Two major awards for local company

TERRA Liquid Minerals, which is based in Moone, is celebrating two prestigious awards in recent weeks. The company was named...

Wednesday, 13/06/18 - 3:11pm Read More

Success on the double

SCOIL Diarmada in Castledermot celebrated a double success when two of the school’s fifth-class pupils came first in maths and...

Wednesday, 13/06/18 - 3:14pm Read More

Council is urged to push ahead with CCTV scheme

KILDARE councillors rallied together recentlyto put pressure on council officials to push ahead with community CCTV schemes. In a united...

Wednesday, 13/06/18 - 3:15pm Read More

Decision on new school within weeks

A DECISION on a new school for South Kildare will be made within weeks, minister for education Richard Bruton has...

Thursday, 07/06/18 - 2:34pm 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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