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 school managers’ association called a meeting with political influencers in the area to discuss the “outrageous” gap between secondary and...

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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

Public park planned for Naas landfill site

PLANNING has been granted for a new public park on the controversial Kerdiffstown landfill, near Naas. An Bord Pleanála has...

Thursday, 07/06/18 - 2:35pm Read More

Social entrepreneur Josh wins award for his work

A YOUNG Athgarvan man who is leading the way in social fundraising has qualified for the world championships in social...

Thursday, 07/06/18 - 2:37pm Read More

TY students rewarded for their hard work

THE participation by transition year students from St Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin in a variety of programmes and skills development...

Thursday, 07/06/18 - 2:45pm Read More

It’s a resounding ‘Yes!’

KILDARE’S two constituencies – Kildare North and Kildare South – have voted Yes in the abortion referendum, with 72.29% giving...

Wednesday, 30/05/18 - 4:01pm Read More

Brick art

KILDARE Train Station, a portrait of Conor McGregor and a medieval castle all featured in a recent Lego exhibition at...

Wednesday, 30/05/18 - 4:05pm Read More

Step inside The Yurt for wellness and serenity

A SOURSE of wellness, quiet and serenity has popped up in Kilmead and locals are being invited to step inside....

Wednesday, 30/05/18 - 4:07pm Read More

No support for proposal to erect traffic lights at aqueduct

A PROPOSAL to erect traffic lights on the Leinster Aqueduct in Naas following recent damage to the bridge met with...

Wednesday, 30/05/18 - 4:08pm Read More

Bikers help Monasterevin boys get to church on time

MOST children walk or are driven to their First Communion in cars. Some even travel by limousine. Not Tyler Damons...

Wednesday, 30/05/18 - 4:11pm Read More

ATHY FIGHTS BACK

ATHYis fighting back in the wake of the decision by Coca Cola to shut its Athy factory. Local councillors will...

Wednesday, 23/05/18 - 3:03pm Read More

Kildare says Yes as official referendum results are announced

By Noel O’Driscoll Kildare’s two constituencies – Kildare North and Kildare South – have voted Yes in the abortion referendum...

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