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Co Kildare obituaries: Tuesday, March 19

May Antoinette Rest in Peace

Funeral Arrangements Later

Reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Mount Hawkins, Athy, Tuesday March 19th between 5pm-8pm, Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Wednesday 20th at St. Michaels’ Parish Church, Athy. Burial afterwards at ...

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TRAFFIC: Very slow on M7 and M4 with post bank holiday volumes

The M4 is slow eastbound between Junction 8 Kilcock and Junction 7 Maynooth where a multi-vehicle crash has just been moved into the hard shoulder.

It's slow on the M7 northbound from before Junction 11 and on the M9 towards the roadworks at Naas and further along from Junction 7 Kill to ...

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TD raises major water main fault with Council and Irish Water

Local Fianna Fail TD, Frank O’Rourke, has met with Irish Water to raise the issues surrounding the water main which burst in Celbridge in January.

The incident caused major disruption to residents, businesses, nursing homes and schools in the area.

Mr O'Rourke said: “I met with ...

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Dance classes raise funds for local Day Care Centre

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Gallery: more photographic coverage of the Newbridge Parade by Martin Connelly

Feature photo shows John Sheridan, Caitlin and Jamie Browne…suitably attired for the parade!

See further coverage earlier on KildareNow and in this week's Kildare Post 

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Naas Equestrian Conor Byrne claims not one, but two medals in World Games' Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi!

More success for Naas man, Conor Byrne who has achieved a gold and silver medal in the World Games Special Olympics' Equestrian competition hosted in Abu Dhabi. 

Thirty seven year old Conor was the only Naas Olympian to compete this year. Today, he took a silver in the English Equitation ...

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Fairy Trail launch a great success in Kilcullen, along with French twinning connections and the Late Jim ‘Gilly’ Collins remembered

Antoinette Buckley welcomes the attendance and officially declares the walk way open

Dr Deirdre Collins right, daughter of the late Jim Collins, addresses the attendance at Saturday's launch

Nessa Dunlea (KCA) with Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin

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Don't forget, next weekend, KWWSPCA Pop-Up Shop – Designer and high street fashions, accessories, footwear, etc - Sat, 23 and Sun March, 24

Ladies and indeed, all followers of fashion, the KWWSPCA will host its POP UP SHOP FOR DESIGNER NEW/NEARLY NEW CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES  on Saturday next, 23 and Sunday 24 March, from 11– 3pm at the KWWSPCA Shelter, near Athgarvan.

Ladies’ clothes, shoes, handbags and jewellery will ...

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Moorefield GAA Fight Night goes down a treat in front of large crowd

Moorefield GAA played host to their eagerly awaited Fight Night Fundraiser last Saturday Night.

Johnny Peters was the MC for the event on what proved to be a hugely successful occasion at the home of the two time Leinster Champions.

The Moorefield squad who captured both the Aldridge ...

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Co Kildare obituaries: Monday, March 18

Reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Mount Hawkins, Athy on Tuesday March 19th between 5pm-8pm, Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Wednesday 20th at St. Michaels’ Parish Church, Athy. Burial afterwards at Geraldine Cemetery, Athy.

House private please on Tuesday and ...

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A cloudy night with drizzle on the way for Co Kildare

Some dry intervals will develop early tonight, but it will be mainly cloudy and more light rain and drizzle will move in later in the night for Co Kildare.

Minimum temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees in southern Leinster and 4 to 6 degrees elsewhere, in light to moderate westerly ...

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Kildare Minor Ladies impressively get the better of Dublin to seal Leinster Final spot

Kildare 3-15

Dublin 1-9

Leinster Ladies Minor Football Championship Round 2

The Kildare Minor Ladies are into the Leinster Football Final after a swashbucling display proved too much for Dublin at Manguard Centre of Excellence, Hawkfield.

There was a lot expected of this ...

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Body found in search for mum (30) missing from Hen party

The body of a woman has been recovered from the water between Carlingford and Greenore, Co Louth in the search for missing woman Ruth Maguire.

Gardaí say they believe the body is that of Ms Maguire.

They are treating it as a tragic event.

A post-mortem examination will take ...

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Travel show coming to RDS on Thursday

  The Official Irish Travel Trade Show takes place in Hall 3 of RDS Main Hall Complex, Dublin 4, next Thursday, 21st March 2019.

 The official trade show of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA), now in its fifth year, is open to all licensed travel agents and tour operators and ...

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Body found in search for missing woman in Louth

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Newbridge-based textile recycling firm hiring Drivers due to expansion

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Love/Hate actor Johnny Ward qualifies for grand final of 'Dancing With The Stars' after surviving intense dance-off

The celebrities and professional dancers celebrated St Patrick's Day in style yesterday during the semi-finals on Dancing With The Stars with some truly fantastic performances on the night as only three acts would make it through to next Sunday's grand final.

Love/Hate actor Johnny Ward ...

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Gallery: St Patrick's Day Parade Newbridge - photographic coverage by Martin Connelly showcases biggest ever parade to date!

 

Festival organisers on the podium

MC Brenda Donohue with dad Parade Steward, Michael and Harvey Cousins

Photos Martin Connelly, more photos to follow on Kildare Now and in this week's Kildare Post!

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Students from Clongowes Wood College in Clane to make trip to Lesotho this Easter

Some twenty students from Clongowes Wood College in Clane will travel to Lesotho during the Easter break from 6– 19 April to work with the Malealea Development Trust.

The 5th year students will work with the Trust on projects that directly help the local people in the area. The kind of ...

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Kildare native and former Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne becomes first woman inducted to FAI Hall of Fame

Former Ireland goalkeeper and Kildare native Emma Byrne made history last night when she was honoured at the FAI International Awards, becoming the first female to be inducted into the FAI's Hall of Fame.

Byrne, originally from Leixlip in Co Kildare, is the most decorated Irish footballer ...

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Gallery: St Patrick's Day Parade, Kilcullen Conor Williams Photography captures the wonderful atmosphere and international flavour in Kilcullen!

Coleman and Valerie Ryan, with Miriam McDonnell

Saint Contest Twinning Committee from France with Lorna Brophy and Antoinette Buckley from Kilcullen Twinning Committee

Mayor Billy Hillis with Mayor Stephanie Yon-Courtin from Saint Contest in France share a joke at the ...

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