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Big changes across the border in this year’s Kildare Local Elections

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union In the final week of the Local Elections campaign, we’re keeping an eye on what’s...

Manley’s Menswear going from strength to strength as they celebrate 43...

To celebrate over 40 years in business and see things move from one generation to the next is a significant achievement - but that...

Laois v Kildare football match in Athy set to raise funds...

There's a long-running tradition of a Laois v Kildare game being played in Athy every Christmas - one that sees players from neighbouring clubs...

Man arrested in murder investigation of Nurney man in Athy

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34 year old man that occurred on Thursday 1st November 2018. A man in his late...

Planning permission sought for development for grain facility in Athy

Boortmalt is planning a significant delopment at the Maltings in Athy, following a planning permission application to be decided upon by Kildare County Council. Minch...

Christy Moore to play at famous Athy venue this summer

There will be a serious rolling back of the years in Athy this summer - when legendary singer-songwriter Christy Moore plays an intimate gig...

Huge jobs blow as Coca-Cola plant in Athy shuts its doors

The news broke earlier today that the Coca-Cola plant in Athy is to close, resulting in the loss of 82 jobs, some of those affecting...

Athy traders come together for novel late opening event this Thursday

It's the local town for many Laois people and this Thursday Red Balloons will line the main thoroughfare of Athy to celebrate Athy Traders Red...

Planning permission sought for vacant hotel redevelopment

The extensive redevelopment of a vacant hotel in Athy is in the planning. The property, situated just off Stanhope Street, was originally a Mercy Convent...

Extension planned for Cuan Mhuire treatment centre

Cuan Mhuire, the addiction treatment facility just outside Athy is planning to expand its treatment facilities for women. It is seeking planning permission for the...

Gardai seeking assistance to find missing Athy man

Gardaí wish to seek the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing Athy man. 62-year-old Bill Delaney was last seen this morning Saturday...

Athy ease through as Kildare SFC down to the last four

Kildare SFC  Athy were far too strong for last year's intermediate champions Round Towers in their Kildare SFC quarter-final played today. They recorded a 0-21 to...

Man in Beaumont Hospital following serious assault

Witnesses are being sought to an assault in Athy which has left a man in a serious condition and hospitalised in Beaumont Hospital. Gardaí in...

Garda investigation following sudden death

Gardai have launched an investigation into the cause of a man’s sudden death in Athy. The man’s body, understood to be 40-years-old, was found in...

22 unforgettable things about the night club at Pedigree Corner

The sign is still above the door but 'Turning Point' night club is no more. For a spell throughout the 1990s it was the only...

Three try Portlaoise claim North Midlands Premier League title

Portlaoise RFC 15 Athy 0 U-13 North Midlands Premier League Final Portlaoise RFC U-13s collected their second piece of silverware on Tuesday evening when they won...

Laois woman opens new boutique and gift shop in Athy

High-profile personalities from the fashion, business, political and sporting worlds were in attendance on Friday night as a young Laois woman officially launched her new...

Armed robbery and false imprisonment at service station

Gardaí in Athy are investigating a robbery and false imprisonment incident carried out by armed raiders who forced a staff member to leave with...