There are more apprentices than young jobless in Kildare

IN THE very appropriate week of the leaving cert results, it’s been revealed that Kildare has more apprentices (883) than unemployed people under the age of 25 (812). This came to light in the National Youth Council of Ireland’s (NYCI)...

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No emergency accommodation in Kildare – locals offered Dundalk

THE crisis in emergency housing is beginning to percolate into the commuter belt, after a homeless family who presented to Kildare Co Council were offered emergency accommodation in Drogheda or Dundalk. They were told this was the nearest available. “People...

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Reno 911! star enjoys family trip on Barrow

ATHY Boat Tours welcomed a famous face on board during one of its recent trips on the Barrow and Grand...

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‘We’re extremely happy with the results this year’

“BETWEEN the mainstream and the Leaving Cert Applied, we had 168 sit exams,” said Pat Moloney of Patrician Secondary School,...

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Legal eagle flying high

A LOCAL solicitor has recently joined the ranks of Newbridge law firm Burns Nowlan Solicitors. The firm’s partners Gerard F...

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Young mother sleeping on couch for two years

AN Athy woman currently sleeping on a couch in her parent’s home claims she is being turned away by private...

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Ballymore concert band set to play the Picnic

A COMMUNITY band from Ballymore Eustace has joined the line-up for this year’s Electric Picnic festival, which runs from 30...

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Two Kildare salons on beauty awards shortlist

TWO local businesses have been nominated for three gongs at the 2019 Irish Hair and Beauty Awards – Valerie Flynn...

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Hard works pays off for students around the county

SECONDARY schools across Kildare have spoken of their pride and happiness at how their leaving cert students performed this year....

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Runners have a ‘blast’ on The Curragh in memory of young Monasterevin man

THE second anniversary of a young Monasterevin man killed in a freak road accident was marked on Sunday 11 August...

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Pigs are flying as porkers’ poo is now pretty profitable

THE FIRST-ever farm-produced, manure gas has been successfully injected into the state’s gas network at a facility in Cush, Co...

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Willow wonders create a buzz around Kildare town

There’s a bit of an extra buzz around the roundabouts just beyond Kildare Village, on the outskirts of Kildare town,...

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Kildare people help to improve the lives of 2.9 million people

THE people of Kildare have helped to improve the lives of 2.9m people in 27 countries over the last year...

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Senior garda helps launch clampdown on fish poaching

KILDARE superintendent Martin Walker, who previously led the ‘Operation Bambi’ anti-poaching investigation alongside the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS),...

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Cottage Market hosts Bank Holiday celebration

There was a great buzz around Newbridge Town Hall on Saturday 3 August as the Cottage Market hosted its first...

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Councillors praise Athy dry dock

A NUMBER of local businesspeople in Athy have seen the benefits of the town’s dry dock with repairs in for...

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Naas girl develops dog influencer on Internet

AN ENTERPRISING Naas teenager has managed to turn her love of dogs and photography into a going concern by turning...

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Mobile library on the road again

“I CALL them customers. It’s their taxes pay for the service, so that’s why we give them our best,” said...

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Cllr claims properties in Naas being deliberately left vacant

THE loophole of collecting rate relief for vacant properties that were being deliberately kept from the rental market for up...

Friday, 16/08/19 - 3:41pm Read More

Council shortlisted for local government awards after link-up with NUI Maynooth

KILDARE County Council has been nominated in two categories for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2019, with the common...

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