Young pupils have good ideas to tackle climate change

PUPILS n shanganamore National School in Barrowhouse, Athy are looking forward to ftaking part in the national final of The One Good Idea competition in Cork next week. The competition encourages young people to take small steps to tackle climate...

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Athy to host county’s first Pride Parade

KILDARE Pride Events is planning the county’s first pride parade and pride festival in Athy on Sunday 31 May 2020. Julie Buckley, chair of the Kildare Pride committee, explained that they’re hoping to walk from Athy Rugby Club to Athy...

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Total cost of homlessness could top €6.5m in Kildare

PRIVATE emergency accommodation will cost Kildare over €2m in 2019, which is more than two-thirds of the county’s own, entire...

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Universal accessability to be a condition for council grants

ALL applicants for Kildare County Council grants from next year will be required to prove they comply with a ‘universal...

Sunday, 16/02/20 - 3:19pm Read More

Lego exhibition excites

OVER 1,000 people visited Athy library on Saturday 25 January for the Brick.ie (the Irish association for adult fans of...

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Contents of Curragh house up for auction

THE contents of the great houses of The Curragh – New Park House, Ballysax, which was sold for €3.2m in...

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Celebrating St Brigid

THE children from St Brigid’s Primary School in Kildare town attended a prayer service on Friday 31 January, the even...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 3:12pm Read More

Planning boss has to nip two Naas motions on housing

EFFORTS by two Naas councillors to improve local regulations around housing development failed in the council chamber at the 27...

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Public meeting to discuss proposed soil waste recovery facility

A PUBLIC meeting to discuss the planning application for a soil waste recovery facility will be held in Monasterevin Community...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 11:09am Read More

Belan House explored in local history talk

THE story of the Stratfords of Belan House in Moone drew a fantastic crowd to the Tanyard in Ballitore on...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 3:06pm Read More

Rural roads to get money too

WITH 40% of the State’s national road budget getting spent on the M7 widening last year, it’s good to see...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 1:26pm Read More

Early years sector protests for change

EARLY years educators, providers and parents from Kildare marched with thousands of their compatriots in Dublin on Wednesday 5 February...

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Drainage works to be carried out

KILDARE Co Council has said that work to resolve the persistent flooding on the L8051 Marshalstown, Castledermot will be carried...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Doctor’s stark warning prompts Athy woman to start her incredible weight loss journey

IT was fear that prompted Melanie Purcell to begin a journey which has seen her lose nine stone in around...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 1:15pm Read More

TIOCHFAIDH ÁR MNÁ

IT was a momentous weekend for Kildare politics here at the Convention Centre in Punchestown with the elevation of not...

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Kildare animal rescue almost rescued

ONE of the oldest animal welfare groups in Ireland  – which faced possible extinction only three months ago – has...

Wednesday, 12/02/20 - 3:24pm Read More

KTCS presents €250 to Pieta House

KILDARE Town Community School (KTCS) recently presented a cheque for €250 to Barbara Morris from Pieta House, which will help...

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Sinn Féin surge washes over Kildare

THE nationwide resurgence of Sinn Féin has echoed in Kildare South, with Patricia Ryan topping the polls and elected to...

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Kildare bucks car sales trend

THERE were 1,442 new car registrations in Kildare last month, up just over 3% on a figure of 1,398 in...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 3:08pm Read More

Kildare house to be taken off protected structure list

KILDARE Co Council has given notice of a proposal for deletion from the Record of Protected Structures (RPS), included in...

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