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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Athy

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Locals advised to stay indoors and close windows after Athy fire
Extensive damage has been caused to an industrial unit and firefighters remain at the scene.
Missing Athy man located safe and well
The public have been thanked for their assistance.
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'No further action' by gardaí over St Patrick's party at castle owned by Dolores Cahill
At the time of the party, Ireland was at Level 5 of Covid restrictions.
Arrest made over aggravated burglary in which armed man entered home during early hours
A woman living in the home was injured during the incident.
Body found in search for missing kayaker in Kildare
Declan Reid had been missing since he and his son got into difficulty at Ardreigh Lock outside Athy on Sunday.
Search resumes along River Barrow for man missing after kayak accident
A child was rescued from the water and treated at the scene by paramedics on Sunday.
'It has hit the town so hard': Search for missing man continues along River Barrow
The man went missing after a young child was rescued during a kayaking incident in Co Kildare.
Gardaí seize beer kegs, spirits and bar equipment after search of 'suspected Shebeen' in Kildare
Gardaí conducted a search at 8pm and found a fully operational bar in a repurposed state.
Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Kildare
The incident happened at around 4.30pm on Wednesday.
Four men arrested in connection with investigation into serious incident in Kildare
On Saturday, gardaí were called out to a serious public order incident after 2pm in Athy.
Investigation underway after two men killed in light aircraft crash in Kildare
The Air Accident Investigation Unit are currently at scene.
'I love it down here' - Carbery happily settled in Munster ahead of RDS trip
The 23-year-old out-half was wearing Leinster’s 15 shirt in this fixture a year ago.
Woman (60s) dies after being hit by truck in Athy
The crash occurred at around 2.30pm this afternoon.
Man appears in court over stabbing of woman in Co Kildare
The incident happened at a house at Rathstewart Crescent, Athy at around 8.30pm on Sunday.
Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of David Boland released without charge
The two men were arrested yesterday afternoon.
Two men (20s) arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of David Boland
Another 20-year-old man is currently before the courts in connection with the case.
Man arrested over death in Athy released without charge
David Boland (34) died from injuries sustained in the incident on Duke Street on Thursday morning.
Two men arrested over fatal stabbing in Kildare
David Boland died from his injuries at Midlands Regional Hospital yesterday.
Murder investigation launched after man (30s) fatally stabbed in Kildare
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the attack in Athy in the early hours of the morning.
Leinster champions Moorefield retain Kildare football title
First-half goals from Mark McDermott and Eddie Heavey set them on their way.
Eoghan McDermott just got a Picture This album tattoo. Stan, much?
Good God.
Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers
The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.
Young woman found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of four friends
Car passengers Gemma Nolan, Charmaine Carroll, Niamh Doyle, and Aisling Middleton died almost instantly in the collision.
Court hears car 'shot across the road' into wrong lane before fatal crash that killed four
Dayna Kearney (22) of Crossneen, Carlow has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death.
82 jobs to be lost in Athy as Coca-Cola announces closure of production plant
The company is to transfer production to its facility at Ballina Beverages in Co Mayo, bringing 43 jobs with it.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 40s struck and killed by car on motorway in Kildare
The accident happened at about 3.30am this morning.
Body of missing man (25) discovered
The man is missing since yesterday afternoon.
Gardaí appeal for footage of car involved in serious collision after burglary
Three teenagers were arrested and one person hospitalised after the crash last month.
Three teenagers arrested and one person hospitalised after crash on N7
The incident follows a report of a burglary in Athy this afternoon, which was interrupted by the homeowners.
Missing man located deceased
62-year-old Bill has been missing from his Co Kildare home since yesterday morning.
'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'
Eric ‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan admits he ‘fell off the wagon a few times’, but will fight for his first title next month.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man seriously assaulted in Athy last night
The 37-year-old man was seriously assaulted on Duke Street at around 8.30pm yesterday.
Witness appeal over Kildare petrol station false imprisonment
One worker was taken from the station by car. His colleague was told to wait until the safe opened.
Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station
The victim says he’s shaken, but is recovering from the incident.
Supervalu in Athy is taking the whole Good Friday alcohol ban *very* seriously
There’s a ‘protective tunnel’ of toilet roll guiding customers to the ATM.
Homes evacuated after viable bomb found on Kildare residential street
The Army bomb disposal team made the device safe at the scene.
Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home
James Lammon has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jason Doogue in the Green Hills area of Athy in 2015.
Gay married couple to return to church choir in Kildare after 'overwhelming' public support
A local Catholic activist had objected to their presence.
Athy band Picture This had the singalong of their lives at Electric Picnic
They got SOME crowd in the Rankins Wood tent.
Two men charged with theft of €15,000 from Ulster Bank customer accounts
The men are alleged to have taken €12,000 and €3,000 in case from customer accounts in Kildare.