Centre opens in Athy for retired services personnel

AFTER six years in borrowed spaces, the Athy branch of the Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (ONE) finally has its own premises on Duke Street which was opened with full pomp last week. This highly under-rated, quiet organisation has been looking...

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Progress continues on Athy ring road

THE long-awaited ring road project in Athy continues to move along, local councillors have been informed. According to a report from Kildare Co Council, advance works have commenced on the Athy Southern Distributor Road, and the ongoing works will comprise...

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Council does its bit for water quality

WATER quality in Kildare is tested at least three days in every four  in an effort to keep the county’s...

Wednesday, 11/12/19 - 10:51am Read More

Former youth club members take a trip down memory lane

WHEN past member Fintan Walsh, contacted the Aontas Ógra youth club in Athy to suggest an open night for fellow...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 3:04pm Read More

Outstanding response to KWWSPCA fundraiser

A RECENT fundraiser by The Kildare and West Wicklow Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (KWWSPCA) had a...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Road is finally safer – after 50 year campaign

AFTER what seems to have been a half century campaign for additional road safety in the Two Mile House area,...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 10:50am Read More

Calls to have all of town designated 30km zone

INQUIRIES are to be made to see if all of Kilcullen can be designated a 30km/h zone under the Road...

Sunday, 08/12/19 - 3:02pm Read More

Can we do better than Bethlehem?

AS we approach the famous anniversary of a well-travelled Middle Eastern family being told they weren’t welcome at the inn...

Sunday, 08/12/19 - 12:45pm Read More

Ceramics night brings colour and buzz to local bookshop

A ONE-night display of ceramics by a local artist last week was just the latest use of Woodbine Books in...

Sunday, 08/12/19 - 10:43am Read More

Working model of crane wins award

A FANTASTIC, detailed wooden model of the crane at the canal harbour stores in Naas won a prestigious award for...

Saturday, 07/12/19 - 3:42pm Read More

Punchestown boss honoured at Kildare Business Awards

BUSINESS leaders from across Kildare attended the Annual Kildare Business Awards  in association with Kildare Co  Council and LEO Kildare...

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Two national awards at Pride of Place ceremony

THERE was plenty of cause for celebration at the IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony 2019  which took place in...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 3:34pm Read More

Local group help homeless and new poor in Athy

THE Eating Place in Athy have been looking after local homeless people and those who need a bit of extra...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Delight as quarry plans knocked on head

PLANS  by an aggregate company to remove three million tonnes of sand and gravel over a 12-year period from a...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 11:10am Read More

Remarkable academic success for local Castledermot woman

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Sylvia Murphy of Kilkea, Castledermot who recently graduated from the University of Limerick with a Doctorate in...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 3:36pm Read More

Crookstown coffee morning raises funds for hospice

CROOKSTOWN Service Station has presented a cheque for the sum of €550 to The Friends of St Brigid’s Hospice and...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 1:33pm Read More

Athy is switched on

OVER 2,000 people packed out the streets of Athy on Sunday as the town appropriately waited until December to herald...

Thursday, 05/12/19 - 11:10am Read More

Local salon hosts all star evening for clients

LOCAL salon Aviary Beauty & Hair warmly welcomed clients at their annual client appreciation night recently. Clients were greeted on...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 3:48pm Read More

Sunday marks 19th anniversary of Trevor Deely’s disappearance

THIS Sunday (8 December) will mark the 19th anniversary of the disappearance of Naas native Trevor Deely. The bank employee...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 11:45am Read More

Gaelscoil and Guzzler!

The pupils of Gaelscoil Átha Í were definitely “ag obair as lámha a chéile” when three classes visited the library...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 3:11pm Read More