Naas volunteer honoured for showing her concern

A VOLUNTEER who has been a member of Naas Concern since it was founded in the late 1970s was commended for her efforts at Áras an Uachtaráin recently. Eva Walsh was representing the Naas branch when she attended a special...

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Accident victim was ‘jovial character who enjoyed life’

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Kilcullen man who died following a fatal road traffic accident on the M9 motorway in the early hours of Sunday morning. Dean Logan, from Avondale, was struck by a car as he walked on...

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Fodder crisis starting to be felt in Kildare

KILDARE farmers are facing a fodder crisis as supplies tighen across the county. Chairman of Kildare IFA, Brian Rushe, says...

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Houses prices in Kildare remaining reasonably static

TWO house price reports issued during the past week indicate that increases in house prices of between 0% and 2.5%...

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Love triumphs adversity for Ireland’s most romantic couple

UNWAVERING dedication, love and support has earned a Kildare duo the title of being Ireland’s most romantic couple. Over the...

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Mayor runs for Senate

Mayor of Kildare Martin Miley is on the campaign trail as he contests one of two vacant seats in the...

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Age is only a number for Athy dancers taking part in world dance competition

HAVING given up Irish dancing when they were 16 years of age two Athy women who only took it up...

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South Kildare Together for Yes outlines campaign

SOUTH Kildare Together for Yes outlined details of how they will campaign for a yes vote in the forthcoming referendum...

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On the beat with Garda Ceejay

YOU may have wondered if you were seeing things if you spotted a very, very young Garda on the beat...

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Volunteers crucial to work of NCBI

IT’S difficult to overestimate the importance of volunteers within a charity organisation and this is something the National Council for...

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People take to streets to demand pool for Kildare

KILDARE people took to the streets last Saturday to demand that money raised many years ago to building a swimming...

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Newbridge family meets the Pope

A NEWBRIDGE family got the opportunity to meet Pope Francis in Rome last week. Brenda Tobin, her husband Bryan, their...

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Sixty years of Kidlare Drama Festival honoured by council

SIXTY years of many memorable performances at the Kildare Drama Festival were acknowledged and celebrated last week. The drama festival...

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Lions concert raises funds for multisensory room at St Vincent’s Hospital

MASTER piper, the late Liam O’Flynn, was remembered during a fitting tribute at a concert on the day of his...

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Referendum campaign ger underway in earnest

CAMPAIGNS are under way in earnest in Kildare as opposing sides battle to protect and remove the eighth amendment. Groups...

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Plans lodged to bring Athy hotel back to life

PLANS have been lodged with Kildare Co Council for the renovation of the old Carlton Hotel in the centre of...

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Mum raises funds for clinic that goes the extra mile for children

WHEN her son was diagnosed with diabetes at just two years of age, Patricia Khan was very worried. Two years...

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Retired soldier tells tall tales

RETIRED solider John O’Brien from The Curragh has released his second book of stories based on his army days. He...

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Lifeline for Teach Dara

A LIFELINE has been thrown to the Teach Dara Resource Centre in Kildare town with its designation as a Family...

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Councillor finally cuts ties with FG

A NEWBRIDGE councillor announced on International Women’s Day that she is formally resigning from the Fine Gael party in a...

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