Lilies are on a winning streak

A LOCAL woman has won €32,000 after appearing on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show  almost 19 years after she first appeared on the show. Appearing on Winning Streak is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most people but Rosemary O’Brien,...

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Ladies enjoy Nollag na mBan in memory of local woman

IT was ladies night in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge recently at the 15th annual Nollaig na mBan ball organised in memory of Gina Lavelle Walsh. Gina passed away from breast cancer at the age of 40 and each year her...

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New Comhaltas branch responds to huge appentite for Irish culture

TRADITIONAL music has become a little more accessible in South Kildare thanks to the new Athy Comhaltas Group. For the...

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Athy honours one of its own

A LARGE crowd took to the main street in Athy on Sunday as a commemorative plaque for well-known local performer...

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Forestry generates over €97m in Kildare

MORE than €97million was generated in Kildare in 2017 from forestry income according to new figures released by the Department...

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McAuley Place to welcome former Eurovision winner

CHARLIE McGettigan, who won the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland while performing with Paul Harrington, will play a gig...

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Enhanced CCTV could help solve Deirdre Jacob case

GARDAÍ could make progress in the case of missing Kildare woman Deirdre Jacob by digitising CCTV footage captured on the...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:03pm Read More

Lucky Louis strikes again

A KILDARE newsagents is earning a reputation for being one of Ireland’s luckiest National Lottery shops. A lucky customer in...

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Lourdes group thankful for festive donations

THE Kildare Carmelite Lourdes Committee has acknowledged and highlighted their thanks for the huge support and generosity they received in...

Monday, 14/01/19 - 12:05pm Read More

New playground planned for Caragh

KILDARE Co Council have unveiled plans for a brand-new playground to be built in Caragh. The project is the fourth...

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Local library to host talk on mental health

ATHY Community Library is to host a talk on mental health this Thursday 17 January between 6.30pm and 8pm. The...

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Walking the walk for animal charity

SOME 700 walkers and their dogs took part in the 10th annual Curragh Dog Walk on Sunday 30 December last....

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Sunday’s Well parking issues highlighted

KILDARE County Council’s Roads department is to write to Allied Irish Bank and advise that all day parking is provided...

Friday, 11/01/19 - 3:10pm Read More

Specialists to be brought in to help protect Curragh

SPECIALIST consultants are being brought in to work with local representatives and communities in the new year to protect the...

Friday, 11/01/19 - 3:09pm Read More

Only one area to get free public wifi

ONLY one area in Co Kildare will receive free public wifi in the latest allocation of funds. The council made...

Friday, 11/01/19 - 3:12pm Read More

Naas Hospital is expecting increase in flu like illnesses

MANAGEMENT at Naas Hospital are expecting an increase in flu like illnesses in the coming weeks and are reminding people...

Friday, 11/01/19 - 3:08pm Read More

Call for funds for traffic calming in rat runs

AREA of Co Kildare being used for access routes and rat runs deserve additional department funding, said a county councillor....

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Councillor wants to put pressure on developers

COUNCILLORS have asked that planning policies be reviewed to put pressure on developers who fail to comply with conditions attached...

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Local teen releases her second single

LOCAL  singer-songwriter Amy Barrett has released her new single,Heartbreak,across iTunes, Spotify and other digital stores. The single is the second...

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No money for Milltown plan

KILDARE Co Council can’t develop a plan for Milltown as funding and resources aren’t available. Cllr Mark Lynch asked at...

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