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Superb 4-bed home in Allen includes large gardens and panoramic views for €390K

By Kim O'Leary

This spacious 4-bedroom detached home in Allen is situated in an idyllic area boasting panoramic views, large gardens, and proximity to local amenities for a price of €390,000.

Kelly Hudson Properties are pleased to present as it enters the market “1 Ballintine ...

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GALLERY: Network Ireland Kildare Branch Annual Charity Lunch at the Osprey Hotel

GALLERY: Network Ireland Kildare Branch Annual Charity Lunch at the Osprey Hotel


Joan Walsh, Alice Fennelly and Una Donnelly

Clodagh Gill and Breda Murray

Pat and Una Healy

Jeanette McCrossan and Carol Cuffe

Emma Early Murphy and ...

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Scattered showers and risk of thundery conditions overnight for Co Kildare

It's set to be a mostly wet night ahead with heavy showers forecast for much of Co Kildare, with a risk of hail and thunder also.

Scattered showers about early tonight mostly in the east, but they will become isolated with long clear spells developing. Southwesterly breezes will ease off, ...

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Call for bonfire stockpiles to be hosed down by Kildare Fire Service

At the same meeting, Cllr O’Neill will ask the Council to write to the Department of Education requesting that the service provider of the school buses collecting and dropping off children in Sallins, "are no longer permitted to stop for collections and drop-offs on the main road but instead, ...

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First Anniversary Celebrations at Simplicité, Straffan on Thursday

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€15.3 million Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant is complete

A  €15.3 million investment in Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant has been completed.

Irish Water, working in partnership with Dublin City Council, is delighted to announce that works to provide a new sludge treatment process at Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant (WTP), which ...

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Quiz Night in aid of Kildare Town Swimming Pool

Quiz Night in aid of Kildare Town Swimming Pool Trust Fund is taking place later this month.

A Table of 4 costs €10 per person at the Kildare House Hotel on November 23 at 8pm.

Each contestant will receive a free Raffle Ticket.

There will be lots of great spot ...

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Co Kildare retail workers are set to benefit from increase in 'living wage'

Co Kildare workers along with those nationwide are set to benefit from a pay rise.

Lidl extends commitment to pay the latest ‘Living Wage’ nationwide including its ten Kildare Stores and Newbridge Distribution Centre.

It is the first supermarket in Ireland to announce an €11.90 ...

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Concerns that renters are paying record rents which prevent them from saving for a deposit

The Central Bank is being slammed for ignoring the plight of reluctant renters who are financially able to afford a mortgage but can't save the deposit required to obtain one whilst they are paying the current exorbitant rents.

The Social Democrats spokesperson on Consumer Affairs and ...

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Naas residents wake up to discover home broken into overnight

Naas Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a house was broken into while the occupants were sleeping.

Yesterday morning, between 2am and 9am, on the Dublin Road, Naas, a burglary took place.

Entry was gained through a bedroom window and cash was stolen.

The occupants woke ...

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Staffing levels impacting on planning decisions from An Bord Pleanála says Kildare TD

Fianna Fáil TD for South Kildare, Fiona O’Loughlin has obtained data which reveals there has been a reduction of over 10% in the number of staff in An Bord Pleanála since 2008.

This has occurred despite the fact that according to their latest report, the body’s work load has grown by ...

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PHOTO GALLERY: Network Ireland Kildare Branch host Annual Charity Lunch in the Osprey Hotel, Naas

Network Ireland Kildare Branch hosted their Annual Charity Lunch in the Osprey Hotel, Naas on Friday 9thNovember, to raise €32000 for the wonderful charity, Tiglin.

Tiglin offers services and programmes to help people recover from Addiction.   Mary Kennedy kindly acted as MC for the ...

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TRAFFIC: Minor injuries after car hit light pole and barrier on M50

Dublin Fire Brigade said it was example of in-car safety systems working if seat belts are used.

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U.S. folk band The Mulligan Brothers to perform intimate concert in Naas tonight at 7.30pm with Sina Theil and band supporting

By Kim O'Leary

A well-known folk band from the U.S. is set to play an intimate and exclusive gig at the Presbyterian Church in Naas this evening, with support from local Naas-based singer-songwriter Sina Theil and band with doors open from 7.30pm.

The Mulligan Brothers are an ...

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Naas one of the Co Kildare towns soon set for a new Educate Together School says TD

Co Kildare parents are showing a large desire for Educate Together schools, according to a TD, who anticipates that Naas will have one within the next three years.

Leixlip based Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy has received confirmation from the Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, that ...

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FASHION SPECIAL: Great buys at DUNE, Whitewater Shopping Centre, Newbridge

Photos: Aishling Conway 

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Newbridge man campaigning for the homeless says rising rents is 'heartbreaking'

A Newbridge campaigner for the homeless is voicing serious concerns about the future of housing in Ireland with just 610 houses available to rent in Leinster at the beginning of this month, the lowest figure since 2006.

A new record high for rents has been set and the year-on-year rate ...

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Two dogs found 'near death' find perfect home with new owner Jim

A pair of boxer dogs—named Ace and Artie —were adopted together and are settled into their perfect new home after an ISPCA Inspector rescued them from horrendous condition on a Co Kildare property in January 2017.

“Ace, the older dog, took a bit longer to relax but now is a lovely ...

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Two-day free mattress recycling 'amnesty' commences in Athy today

By Kim O'Leary

A free mattress recycling 'amnesty' is taking place in Athy both today and tomorrow, with those seeking to dispose of their old mattresses being urged to recycle their mattress.

Kildare County Council will be holding the free mattress collection today Monday, ...

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Dramatic increase in number of people on trolleys with 24 patients without beds at Naas Hospital today

By Kim O'Leary

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today with 24 people on trolleys, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).

There are 21 patients on trolleys at the Emergency Department while 3 are on ...

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Missing Clane teen 'located safe and well' at the weekend

Gardai have confirmed that they have located 14-year-old Shannon Doyle Molloy, who was reported missing from Clane, Co Kildare, earlier last week.

When last seen Shannon was wearing a green nylon top, red t-shirt, black Leggings & black Nike runners. Shannon is described as 5’ 2” ...

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