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Kildare Heritage Week 2017

Heritage Week is coordinated by the Heritage Council and Local Authority Heritage Officers.

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Drone Footage of Pollardstown Fen

Watch some beautiful video footage of Pollardstown Fen in County Kildare, taken by a drone at sunset.

MEET THE ROSES OF TRALEE during their stay in Kildare

Open Invitation to MEET THE ROSES OF TRALEE during their stay in Kildare - August 13th and August 14th

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Monasterevin Lions Club on the map at last.

Monasterevin Lions Club have erected signage on the approach roads in the town.
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Tipperary Crystal Rose Race Day

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.

Creative Ireland bursary award 2017

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.

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WW1 Letters and Diaries of Irish Ropes Industrialist Published by Grandson

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. 

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Kildare to play host to prestigious Rose Tour ahead of 2017 Rose of Tralee International Festival

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.
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Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Best Dressed Window Competition Winners

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby weekend is finally upon us, and Dubai Duty Free have officially announced the deserved winners of the Best Dressed Window competition. Now in its third year, entrants went bigger and better, and with much difficulty, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President of Dubai Duty Free, chose the Kildare based winners.

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Minister Doherty launches Back to School Allowance Camp  ...


On launching a public information campaign for the Department of Social Protection’s Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance on Monday 3rd Jul 2017 Employment and Social Protection Minister, Regina Doherty, T.D. called on parents to apply now for the payment which has been increased by 25% this year. 

 

Rath Studio Summer Camps for Kids 2017 


Join us this summer to explore, imagine, draw, paint, MAKE & have FUN

 

SpeakUp SingOut – Adult Summer Camp 


SpeakUp SingOut are delighted to announce that due to demand we are running a summer camp for adults. 

 

Summer Camps in SpeakUp SingOut Music School in Kilcock 


This summer, let all kids, teenagers and adults come together and enjoy Summer Camps in SpeakUp SingOut Music School in Kilcock!

 

Integrated Dance - Taster Workshops 


Come and try some contemporary dance. The workshops are open to adults of all ages.

 

​Drama Facilitator required – Griese Youth Theatre   ...


Griese Youth Theatre is looking for a drama facilitator to join the artistic team.

 
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