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Trad Athy & Dragon Boat Regatta

May Bank Holiday Weekend


Kildare Local Community Development Committee

Call for Expressions of Interest for Membership


Adult Drama for Fun!

New Adult Drama classes in Naas


Athy's Spring Clean 2014

Special 'Clean Up' Packs available from Town Council


Nutrition & Weight Loss Classes in Newbridge

Wednesdays @ 7pm - €20 registration & €5per week thereafter.

Previous News...

02/04/2014 British Superstock challengers renew Rivalry at Adelaid

31/03/2014 Athy's Spring Clean 2014

28/03/2014 BE Racing to Race at Adelaide Masters Opener

28/03/2014 Nutrition & Weight Loss Classes in Newbridge

28/03/2014 Celebrating 114 Years of Local Government

27/03/2014 Intel Invests $5billion preparing for latest technology

21/03/2014 National Championship Motorcycle Racing

20/03/2014 APCOA To Trial New Badge Technology In Kildare

20/03/2014 Double Adelaide Masters Champion on Comeback Trail

20/03/2014 County Kildare Community Text Alert Evening

20/03/2014 GAIN to sponsor Railway Stakes at The Curragh

19/03/2014 Murtagh eyes big prizes at the Curragh

19/03/2014 Planning for Kildare Integration Strategy

18/03/2014 The Curragh Set For 2014 Season

18/03/2014 Polish Drift King to Star at Mondello Modified Live

18/03/2014 Entries Invited for Cecil Day Lewis Literary Awards

13/03/2014 Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Athy...

12/03/2014 Patch Tyre Equipment continue to support growing Saloon

11/03/2014 Champion of Mondello debut to Headline Season Opener

09/03/2014 Athy's Endurance Events Return...

07/03/2014 Byrne chooses MSS Kawasaki for Championship assault

05/03/2014 Meet Calamity Jane and all the folks of Deadwood

05/03/2014 'Champion of Mondello' brings back Formula Ford

28/02/2014 Advance plans for Athy's St. Patrick's Day Parade

27/02/2014 MV Agusta set to race in Adelaide Masters Series

26/02/2014 Comer Group to Sponsor Irish St Leger

22/02/2014 ONE (Ex Servicemen) New Branch in Athy

20/02/2014 Athy Tidy Towns AGM - Fri. 21st Feb.

15/02/2014 Lourdes Pilgrimage - 26th June to 1st July

14/02/2014 Songwriting, Performance & Music Workshop, Mar 29-30

13/02/2014 Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2014

05/02/2014 Alzheimer Carers Support Group Meeting

03/02/2014 Exciting Volunteer Mentoring Opportunities

03/02/2014 Mondello Park Team, expanding for new season

31/01/2014 Mondello Competition to find new Saloon Racing Star

27/01/2014 Curragh Racing Brochure 2014

23/01/2014 Community & Residents Grants 2014

23/01/2014 Cecil Day Lewis Literary Awards 2014

22/01/2014 Local Food and Community Garden Project in Celbridge

15/01/2014 Adelaide Masters Series Riders Forum and Prizegiving

14/01/2014 Mondello Park launches Platinum Track Day Club

13/01/2014 Philosophy course starting February 2014

09/01/2014 Occupational First Aid (3 day course)

08/01/2014 Tai Chi Classes in Maynooth

07/01/2014 Kildare Toastmasters Open Evening

07/01/2014 Mondello Car Track Day Sunday Jan 12th

06/01/2014 Athy's St. Patrick's Day Parade 2014

02/01/2014 Adelaide Masters Series set to continue into 2014

02/01/2014 Spring Wedding Showcase Evening - 2nd Feb 2014

31/12/2013 Mondello Park Announces New Corporate Partner

30/12/2013 Athy's Calendar of Festivals & Events 2014

16/12/2013 Free Christmas Parking in Car Parks

12/12/2013 Civic Reception - Athy Camogie Club and Bridge United L

11/12/2013 Joint Town Council/ Tidy Towns Awards Presentation

25/11/2013 Christmas Streets & Treats for all in Athy

14/11/2013 Athy Pilot TV Drama - Film Recording

12/11/2013 Niamh Boyce Nominated for Irish Book Award

05/11/2013 Nominations open for the 1st Shackleton Award

24/10/2013 Countdown to Kildare 'Person of The Year' Awards

21/10/2013 Associazone Giancarlo Siani Representatives Visit Athy

18/10/2013 White Goods Collection

14/10/2013 Golf Lessons at Athy Golf Club

12/10/2013 Minister launches Athy exhibition

10/10/2013 Public Meeting Tues 15th

08/10/2013 'Enterprise Start' Comes to Athy

07/10/2013 Celebrating 'World Mental Health Day'

07/10/2013 Athy's Dave Henshaw Shortlisted for 'Person of The Year

20/09/2013 Athy's Culture Night/ Weekend

15/09/2013 Athy Environmental Improvement Grants - Local Agenda 21

09/09/2013 Success in Tidy Towns Competition welcomed

01/09/2013 1500 Euro Shopping Spree Promotion

29/08/2013 Back to Business in Athy

27/08/2013 Evening Class Enrolment - Autumn Schedule

27/08/2013 Clancy's featured in new documentary - October 4

22/08/2013 Athy Waterways - Enhancing the potential together...

09/08/2013 South Africa Day Celebrations- Sat, Aug 10

06/08/2013 Free Career Skills Programme

31/07/2013 Community Addiction Studies Course

25/07/2013 Athy 'Business Watch' Text Alert

24/07/2013 Athy JPC Annual Meeting Postponed

22/07/2013 Adios Amigos to our Spanish Students

13/07/2013 Saatchi Gallery shows Athy artist's work

12/07/2013 The Gathering Competition - 4 x E2,500 Prizes

11/07/2013 Athy Festivals Continue from this Friday

10/07/2013 Volunteers Needed In Athy

08/07/2013 Athy Skate Park - Meeting Lane - Public Consultation

07/07/2013 Bluegrass Festival & Stone Mad Ultra This Weekend

03/07/2013 Celebrating Athy's Biodiversity

02/07/2013 Camp Co Co - Ballylinan

27/06/2013 Outdoor Tourism Cycling Taster Session

25/06/2013 Stone Mad Ultra - 13/14 July

21/06/2013 Athy Museum MSPI Interim Accreditation

20/06/2013 Taster Sessions in Outdoor Activities

18/06/2013 Summer Solstice Walk

17/06/2013 Town Twinning Visitors

14/06/2013 Athy Heritage Centre-Museum forthcoming events

13/06/2013 Bienvenue - Grandvilliers Visitors

12/06/2013 Missing dog - Erin

10/06/2013 Kildare County Show This Sunday

04/06/2013 Next Dance Please! 12th & 13th June

27/05/2013 Tri Athy VII Returns this Saturday, 1st June

17/05/2013 Chamber of Commerce Amalgamation Meeting

15/05/2013 Swim Athy & Tri Athy Triathlon Return

09/05/2013 Athy Train Station Shortlisted for Award

07/05/2013 Taster Sessions for Outdoor Activities

29/04/2013 Athy will shine for May Bank Holiday Weekend

22/04/2013 Residents Association Grant Scheme 2013

21/04/2013 Athy Church of Ireland Summer Holiday Club

21/04/2013 Parenting Children Course

04/04/2013 Bank Holiday Weekend in Athy

03/04/2013 Athy Spring Clean 2013

26/03/2013 Award for Athy Town AFC

23/03/2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade Winners

21/03/2013 Athy Camogie Fun Run


01/03/2013 Athy's Gathering Launch

01/03/2013 Charity Bingo in Athy

06/02/2013 BBC's Great Railway Journeys visit Athy

28/01/2013 Advance plans for St. Patrick's Day Parade

22/01/2013 River Barrow on RTE 1 this Monday 28th

06/01/2013 Horse Carriage for Sale

27/12/2012 Spring into a new course at Athy College!

21/12/2012 Friends of Athy Heritage Centre-Museum Christmas Raffle

30/11/2012 Christmas Streets & Treats for all in Athy ...

27/11/2012 New Members Wanted for Athy Arts Sub-committee

26/11/2012 Unique Photographic Display in Athy

23/11/2012 Big Switch 2012 - Dec 1st

19/11/2012 Bill Clinton Presents Awards to Kildare VEC Students

30/10/2012 The Gathering 2013

25/10/2012 Andrew Rudd Celebrity Chef heads up Athy Food Festival

25/10/2012 President Higgins Marks Irish Conribution to Antarctic

22/10/2012 The Gathering

18/10/2012 Free Social Media Training

18/10/2012 Joint Policing Committee Annual Meeting

17/10/2012 Halloween Food Festival

16/10/2012 Community Arts for Children

08/10/2012 Mens Health Night

04/10/2012 Athy Community Mens Shed 1st Anniversary

03/10/2012 Arts & Crafts Lessons Available


01/10/2012 Shackleton Autumn School Launch

28/09/2012 Free Places Offered on a Variety of Outdoor Activities

27/09/2012 North Kildare Chamber Network Lunch

25/09/2012 Circus Gerbola in Athy - Oct 3-4

18/09/2012 Dave Delaney at the Heritage Centre

18/09/2012 Tidy Towns Judging in Progress

18/09/2012 Athy Town Promoters Group Meeting This Friday

11/09/2012 Athy Business & Enterprise Training

10/09/2012 Autumn Business Training Courses by Enterprise Board Lt


30/08/2012 The Sound Orgy


21/08/2012 JACK L - Fri 24th Aug

21/08/2012 Athy Business & Enterprise Training, Autumn 2012

14/08/2012 Athy College Adult Education - Autumn 2012

09/08/2012 Creative Well Workshops in Athy



05/07/2012 Local Band Release Free Debut E.P.

04/07/2012 Athy Taster Session Timetable

27/06/2012 Athy Family Fun Sport Taster Sessions 2012

01/06/2012 Athy Network Morning Launch a Great Success

24/05/2012 North Kildare Chamber announces bi-weekly networking mo

23/05/2012 Changes to Athy Planning Office

21/05/2012 Volunteers wanted for Ballintubbert Gardens

16/05/2012 River Barrow Clean-Up - Sat 19th May

15/05/2012 Athy Pool Closure - Sat 9th of June

11/05/2012 Kildare County Show presents Local Heroes 2012

10/05/2012 Pilates starting in Athy - May 17th

09/05/2012 Print Exhibition: Re-imagining Athy

30/04/2012 Birthday Parties Available from K-Leisure

30/04/2012 Project Development Officer Required for 3 Year Contrac

19/04/2012 Kildare County Show set for June 17

17/04/2012 Cecil Day Lewis Literary Awards Competition 2012

16/04/2012 Dragon Boat Regatta - Sun 6th May

16/04/2012 Athy Promoters Meeting

16/04/2012 TRAD WEEK ATHY

11/04/2012 Athy Town Promoters Group Next Meeting 23rd April

02/04/2012 Athy St. Patrick's Day Parade Awards Evening

28/03/2012 Athy Lions Club Gala Night - 8th March 2012

05/03/2012 Final Preparations for Athy Parade

01/03/2012 AGM of Athy Chamber of Commerce

27/02/2012 Athy Lions Recycle for Sight

31/01/2012 Calling Athy Businesses: Improve Your Service

18/01/2012 WINSENT Training Opportunities Available

09/01/2012 Athy Promoters Group - Meeting Jan 12th

09/01/2012 Owner Pledges to Re-open Carlton Abbey

05/01/2012 Daly welcomes response from HSE about St Vincent's Hosp

09/12/2011 Guinness Guitarist takes on Xmas Charts for Little Luke

08/12/2011 Christmas Bailout - Charity Xmas Single from Kildare TV

28/11/2011 Agency Information Event in Athy - 30th Nov

28/11/2011 Now Online: The Kildare Observer 1880 - 1935

17/11/2011 HSE Cut Bed Numbers In St Vincent's Hospital, Athy

05/10/2011 Help a Lucky Couple Win the Wedding of Their Dreams

03/10/2011 Athy Joint Policing Committee Annual Meeting

29/09/2011 75,000 extra funding for small businesses in Kildare

27/09/2011 Irish Classes in Athy - Beginning 4th October

26/09/2011 Schedule Announced For 2011 Shackleton Autumn School