New floating jetty installed

KILDARE Sports Partnership has announced that the installation of a floating jetty and repair of the existing structure has been completed on the river Barrow in Athy. The bottom step of that structure was replaced with the new jetty, with...

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Flying high at June Fest skatepark jam session

NEWBRIDGE Skatepark Jam session  was a great success and a big crowd turned out. It was touch and go on the weather front as just before the scooter demo the rain started to pour down, the event nearly had to...

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Moone plane crash victims to be laid to rest

THE FUNERALS of the two men killed in the ultralight plane crash in south Kildare on Thursday (June 13) will...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 10:59am Read More

Newbridge trio are bound for Mongolia with ‘Audrey’ going along for the ride

AS THE generosity of the Irish has regularly attested to, there are more ways to earn money for a charity...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 4:57pm Read More

Gaelscoil pupils on strike to save the environment

PUPILS at Gaelscoil Chill Dara went on strike on Wednesday last to demonstrate their concern about the damage that is...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 2:55pm Read More

Fine Gael to lead off new Kildare-Newbridge MD

RATHANGAN solicitor Cllr Mark Stafford (FG) is the new chair of the Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District, with newcomer Peggy ODwyer (FG)...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 11:49am Read More

Mother seeks law change for greater disabled equality

A KILDARE mother is hoping to change the State’s building regulations concerning  toilet and changing facilities for the profoundly disabled...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 2:53pm Read More

Athy anglers honour Dick Warner

THE Athy and District Anglers Club has honoured the memory of the late writer, broadcaster and environmentalist Dick Warner with...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 12:52pm Read More

Local student granted prestigious scholarship

A  LOCAL student was recently awarded with an academic scholarship by University College Dublin (UCD) for his hard work. Redmond...

Tuesday, 18/06/19 - 10:43am Read More

New band members have serious musical pedigrees

THEY’RE Kilcullen’s newest established band, but the members of Barley and the Grape Rag have some serious previous musical pedigrees,...

Sunday, 16/06/19 - 3:07pm Read More

Kildare author partners with Don Conroy for new book

KILDARE author and entrepreneur Emma-Jane Leeson is teaming up with Don Conroy – the well-known writer, artist, naturalist and presenter...

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Ballyteague celebrates impact of turf cutting industry

EIGHTY-five years after Eamon de Valera visited the Bog of Allen near Ballyteague and cut a sod of turf at...

Sunday, 16/06/19 - 11:00am Read More

Gospel choir celebrates 10th anniversary

MONASTEREVIN Gospel Choir celebrated its 10th anniversary a little belatedly with a night of music, food and craic at Brennans...

Saturday, 15/06/19 - 3:17pm Read More

New sensory room caters for Athy’s Little Angels

A NEW sensory room that is up-and-running in the last two months at the Little Angels community childcare service in...

Saturday, 15/06/19 - 1:15pm Read More

Kildare jobless figures at lowest in 14 years

NEARLY 1,400 people picked up work in Kildare in the last year, according to jobs figures released this week. The...

Saturday, 15/06/19 - 11:13am Read More

Naas firm secures spot on Aldi shelves

AN innovative Kildare firm has won a new contract to supply Aldi’s 137 Irish stores as part of its Grow...

Friday, 14/06/19 - 3:12pm Read More

Blue light fight night brings hope to local charity

The Emergency Services in Kildare are coming together on Saturday 15 June to host a white collar boxing competition in aid...

Friday, 14/06/19 - 12:35pm Read More

Doyle elected as Mayor of Kildare

SUZANNE Doyle (50) from Kildare town is to be the next Cathaoirleach (chairperson) of Kildare County Council after a seamless...

Friday, 14/06/19 - 10:30am Read More

TriAthy goes down a treat

CROWDS of athletes descended on Athy on Saturday 1 June to compete in a range of events as part of...

Thursday, 13/06/19 - 3:03pm Read More

Minister confirms site search for new Curragh school has begun

THE  Department of Education has confirmed that it “has commenced the site identification process”, with regards to the planned expansion...

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