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Monasterevin mourns local man who died in mountaineering tragedy

The tightly knit communities of Monasterevin and Kildangan are in a state of shock and still trying to come to terms with the tragic...

Laois woman speaks on being elected to new Kildare area –...

The seventh count of the new Kildare area in the recent Local Elections saw Patricia Ryan being elected to Kildare County Council. This is significant...

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...

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after fatal crash near Laois border

Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision where a man was struck by a 4x4 vehicle in Monasterevin. Yesterday at...

Big Laois interest in Kildare and Offaly football finals this weekend

It's county final season all over the country at the moment and as well as the Laois senior football decider on this weekend, there's...

For Sale: 16 acres of ‘excellent land in majestic setting’

Matt Dunne Auctioneer is offering for sale 6.37 Ha/15.75 acres of excellent arable land on the Athy Road, just outside Monasterevin. This elevated holding with...

Wired with Whelan: Politicians are great sports so now it’s time...

The Jacks are back, The Jacks are back, Let the Railway End go barmy, ‘Cause Hill 16 Has Never Seen The likes of Heffo’s Army. (1970s Dublin football fans chant...

Emergency services at the scene of three-car crash on Laois-Kildare border

Emergency services are attending the scene of a three-car collision on the old main road at Jamestown between Ballybrittas and Portlaoise. The accident occurred at...

Warm tribute paid to Portlaoise native Sr Marion Rankin

A well-known nun, originally from Portlaoise, who served for many years in Monasterevin has been warmly remembered in an obituary piece. Sr Marion Rankin passed...

Driver tragically killed in Portarlington crash is named

The 22-year-old man who was killed in a car accident in Portarlington early this morning has been named as Daniel Delaney from Cloncarlin, Monasterevin. The...

Teenage boy seriously injured in road accident near Monasterevin

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury to a 14-year-old boy in a collision near Monasterevin this afternoon. At approximately 12.30pm a 14-year-old...

Wired with Whelan: ‘Baptism barrier’ is an urban myth conjured up...

If I’m a pagan of the good times My lover’s the sunlight To keep the goddess on my side She demands a sacrifice Drain the whole sea Get something...

Body of missing Monasterevin woman is found

The body of a woman missing from Monasterevin has been located. Eileen Roche was reported missing from Monasterevin, on Thursday, March 9, and Gardai announced...

Gardai searching for missing Monasterevin woman

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of 60-year-old Eileen Roche, who is missing from her home in Monasterevin since Thursday. Eileen,...

Four people arrested in Kildare under ‘Operation Surround’

Four people were arrested overnight for ‘drink driving’ during an overnight high visibility traffic operation in Kildare. The initiative known as ‘Operation Surround’ involves a...

Two Laois men are urging GAA to allow 17-year-olds play on...

Two Laois men are leading the charge on the GAA to allow 17-year-olds play adult hurling and football. Since last year, players have to be...

Wired with Whelan: We need to cop on when it comes...

Lettuce pray … for a bit of cop on at dinner time Don’t panic. Don’t change channels. It’s only me, not Fr Paddy. But I am...