Church campaign urges people to mind themselves

MIND Yourself, aa new community project to raise awareness of mental health issues was launched by the Church of Ireland dioceses of Meath and Kildare on Sunday 7 April, at a concert in Brigid’s    Cathedral in Kildare, featuring the...

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Perennial pull of Dan Donnelly’s arm

ALTHOUGH it hasn’t been on public display in Kilcullen since the late 1990s, the mummified right arm of the pugilist Dan Donnelly still draws people to the town. It is the tangible legacy of an iconic man who lived a...

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Making Kildare a great county in which to grow old

KILDARE Co Council’s new age friendly strategy to identify and improve the quality of life for the county’s aging population...

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Next to the Library Café wins business award

MONASTEREVIN’S Next to the Library Café has been announced as the winner in this year’s competition for entrepreneurs organised by...

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Local man set for emotional re-union with lost toddler he found 44 years ago

A KILDARE man who found a lost toddler nearly 44 years ago is set for an emotional reunion later this...

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Kildare student recognised as one of the top volunteers in Ireland

A NEWBRIDGE student was recently named as one of  Ireland’s top youth volunteers at the Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards....

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Tidy Towns hosting river clean-up

ATHY Tidy Towns is hosting the annual River Barrow clean-up on Saturday 27 April between 10am and noon, in conjunction...

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Famine pot goes on display in Milltown

A LARGE cooking pot dating back to the famine era was unveiled in Milltown, Newbridge by historian Mario Corrigan. The...

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Excitement in Kilmeade for school production of Aladdin

THERE was great excitement in Kilmeade National School last week when the children in first and second class staged their...

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Sponsorship deal highlights importance of community and business working together

THE important role played by local businesses in supporting the local community and visa versa was highlighted recently when Conlan’s...

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Shortlisted in IBYE competition

KILDARE author and entrepreneur Emma-Jane Leeson has spoken about her delight at having been shortlisted in the start-up category for...

Thursday, 18/04/19 - 1:22pm Read More

Ceann comhairle slams rural planning in Kildare

KILDARE’S rural planning system has been slammed as out of control by ceann comhairle Seán Ó Feargháil. “Securing a permission...

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Milltown remembers two local men who died in First World War

PLAQUES  dedicated to two local men who died in the First World War have been unveiled in Milltown, Newbridge. Patrick...

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Kildare man produces Game Of Thrones premiere for American television

BELFAST was the place to be on Friday night as the stars of Game of Thrones rolled into town. And...

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Regeneration on the agenda for Brian Dooley ahead of election

A VARIETY of topics of local and national interest were on the agenda at the local election campaign launch for...

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No plans to replicate Made of Athy just yet

THERE are no intentions at present to replicate the hugely successful Made of Athy project in other towns in the...

Tuesday, 16/04/19 - 3:29pm Read More

Progress being made in Kerdiffstown landfill remediation project

SIGNIFICANT progress has been made on the Kerdiffstown Landfill Remediation Project and Kerdiffstown Park following EPA approval according to Kildare...

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One-off planning among concerns of independent Calverstown candidate

CALVERSTOWN sheep farmer Tony McNamee is among the candidates contesting the upcoming local elections in Kildare. Mr McNamee, who is...

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Fundraising for animal shelter passes €70,000

ANIMAL welfare charity KWWSPCA has described the generosity of its supporters as “incredible”, with more than €72,000 raised by its...

Sunday, 14/04/19 - 4:18pm Read More

Kildare still in the top five for house prices

DESPITE dropping ever so slightly from this time last year, Kildare is still the fifth most expensive county in Ireland...

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