Works planned before end of 2019

WORKS at Sheshoon Cross on the Curragh are proposed to be carried out before the end of 2019, subject to staff and contractor availability. Kildare-Newbridge MD councillor Anne Connolly posed a question at the October meeting seeking a timeline for...

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Kilcullen firm wins prestigious contract

KILCULLEN firm CarveOn has beaten some of its biggest global competitors to win a prestigious design contract in the USA. The company, which specialises in personalised and customised leather accessories, was chosen by one of American’s oldest and largest private...

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Local kids get stuck into chewing gum campaign

TWO schools in Kildare became numbers 522 and 523 on the list of those visited as part of the ‘Bin...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 11:13am Read More

Vanishing fairy boards to be replaced on Valley Park trail

CHILDREN love fairies, but apparently some older people with vandalising tendencies don’t like them, and a number of the beautiful...

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History panels are installed at two local railway stations

IARNRÓD Éireann, together with Turtle Bunbury Histories and Flahavan’s foods, have installed beautifully illustrated panels at Athy and Sallins/Naas railway...

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Two local firms in line for green award

TWO Kildare-based businesses have been shortlisted for a national environmental award with AES in Newbridge and Barretstown House in Ballymore...

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Mixed reaction from business

HOTELS and guesthouses across Kildare have criticised the Government’s decision not to reverse the tourism VAT hike introduced last year....

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Ringing the anvil’s song of generations

ONE of the presentations in Kilcullen during the recent Heritage Week rang a sound that echoed through generations in the...

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Newbridge broadcaster shocked by effects of climage change on Trócaire trip to Malawi

NEWBRIDGE native 2fm broadcaster Keith Walsh recently travelled to Malwai with Trócaire to get a first-hand glimpse of the devastating...

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Public works still dependent on future funds

NEARLY half a billion euro has been earmarked for capital development in Kildare to the end of 2022, a recently...

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Pupils make bottle top mural for hospice

THE KIDS at Athgarvan school have presented their local hospice with a mural to commemorate the relationship between them. “It’s...

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Thumbs down for small apartments in Kildare town

A PLAN to build a small apartment block in Kildare town was turned down this week, because only two of...

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“My dream is to play for Ireland”

A TEENAGE boy from Celbridge who dreams of playing wheelchair football for Ireland has set up a gofundme page to...

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Prosperous marks 150th anniversary of its church

THE 150th anniversary of the Church of Our lady & St Joseph, Prosperous was marked on Sunday 6 october with...

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Kildare rebels join national protest

MEMBERS of Extinction Rebellion (XR) from Co Kildare were among those who took to the streets of Dublin last week...

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Teen grows pumpkin as big as himself

A KILDANGAN student has put his green fingers to enormous – and seasonally appropriate use – to grow the biggest...

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Plan for quarry sparks protest

RESIDENTS in Ballyshannon and Kilcullen met in the community centre last night (Monday) to voice opposition to plans for Kilsaran...

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Naas scientist develops gtamechanging sports app

A NAAS scientist and software engineer has developed a unique sporting App that addresses the vexed issue of burn out,injury...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 3:20pm Read More

Bronze award for local hairdresser

CONGRATULATIONS ot local hairdresserOlivia O’Keeffe from Pelo Hairdressing in Newbridge who has been awarded one of the highest hairdressing accolades...

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Animal shelter in search for new home

ANIMAL rescue in Kildare could be in some jeopardy if council plans to close the Kildare and West Wicklow Society...

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