Take up of LEADER funding ‘particularly low’ in Kildare

LEADER funding for Kildare was criticised for being particularly low following a recent breakdown of figures. LEADER is a multi-annual programme with a total budget of €250 million over the period 2014-2020 and just €5.3million has been given out in...

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Run a muck for Share a Dream

AARON Ryan is a very special 16-year-old boy who, in spite of his disability, wants to live life to the very best of his ability. Aaron has Cerebral Palsy and epilepsy and is fully dependent on his mother and family...

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On guard from Kildare

GOOD news on the employment front emerged from Newhall – between Naas and Newbridge – recently. Security firm Manguard Plus,...

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Design tender closes for Athy College extension

A TENDER competition to find a design team for the upcoming Athy College extension project has concluded in recent days,...

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Calls for alternative solutions to combat illegal dumping

KILDARE  activist Declan Crowe has proposed solutions to help tackle illegal rubbish dumping. Speaking to the  Kildare Nationalist, Mr Crowe...

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KWWSPCA in danger of closing down

THE animal welfare charity KWWSPCA is in danger of closing if they can’t raise funds fast for a new premises....

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Local company chosen for global programme

A KILDARE based ag-tech company is one of ten from around the globe chosen to participate in the Pearse Lyons...

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Candidates claim quarry is operating in contravention of High Court order

CONCERN was expressed last week that a quarry has been operating in contravention of a High Court order. Sinn Féin...

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Levies on vacant sites from next year

OWNERS of vacant sites could have to pay a levy from January of next year. Vacant sites, zoned for residential...

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Kildare author tackles the work-life balance

FOR many people, the concept of a complete work-life balance may well be a myth. It’s something I thought myself...

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Call for local trees

A LOCAL councillor has asked that tenders for tree planting work in Kildare be kept small to allow for more...

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Christy Moore to unveil plaque to Kilcullen man

A PLAQUE to the memory Kilcullen man Frank Conroy, killed in the Spain while fighting with the International Brigades, will...

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Fianna Fáil chooses candidates for Athy

ATHY councillor Brian Dooley, Veralouise Behan and Emmet Kane have been selected to run as Fianna Fáil candidates for the...

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€13m price tag on Newbridge site

A RESIDENTIAL development site in Newbridge is on the market with a price tag of €13million. The 33.65 acreside has...

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Electric vehicles are on the rise in Kildare

THIRTY-one electrive vehicles (Evs) were sold in Kildare in January according to the latest stats from the Society of the...

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Two more honoured in Made of Athy

TWO more plaques have been launched  as part of the Made of Athy project spearheaded by local man Colm Walsh....

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Local scientist pioneers research into combating bacterial infections

A NEWBRIDGE scientist has been awarded a grant of €419,000 from Science Federation Ireland to aid him in his pioneering...

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Tesco community fund is backing local communities

THE Tesco Community Fund has announced 396 local projects that are participating in the new cycle of the fund. Tesco’s...

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Newbridge woman shares her story in new uplifting book

A NEWBRIDGE woman has shared her inspirational story in a new uplifting book. Barbara Byrne is well known through her...

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Intel plant could be major jobs boost for county

MULTINATIONAL tech company Intel filed a new application with Kildare County Council last week to extend building plans for a...

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