The Rose of Tralee, Maggie Mc Eldowney, on a special return trip to Kildare earlier this month, announced details of the Tipperary Crystal Rose Race Day taking place at the Curragh on Sunday 27th August.
Kildare County Council and Creative Ireland are putting together a programme of events as part the Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2022.
Funding is now available for individuals and organisations who wish to develop a community/cultural/ Heritage project/event.
THE First World War diaries of a leading Co. Kildare industrialist have been published by his grandson.
Eric Rigby-Jones founded his company, Irish Ropes, in the disused British cavalry barracks in Newbridge in 1933.
LAST year's day-long Rose experience in Kildare was so successful, the county will double the hospitality in 2017 and welcome the International Roses for two-days next August, before the Rose of Tralee International Festival.
Jessica Harrington, based at Commonstown Stud, Moone, County Kildare, was among the winners at the annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards this afternoon at Leopardstown Racecourse, which was attended by many of the industry's leading figures