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# Leixlip

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# Leixlip
Intel offers workers at Kildare plant voluntary unpaid leave in effort to cut costs
It is not clear how many employees will be affected.
Intel has offered manufacturing workers at its Leixlip plant in Kildare voluntary unpaid leave as it looks to cut costs.
Local TD James Lawless said that he has spoken to Intel and that there are 'no plans' for the voluntary scheme to become mandatory.
Just back in March, Intel announced a further €12 billion investment in the site.
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# Located
Teenager missing from Co Kildare found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.
# Kildare
45-year-old woman missing since Thursday found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public and the media for their assistance.
All time
# Leixlip
'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site
A spokesperson for the company says it is “a fluid situation”.
# new development
Explore this stylish development in Leixlip where a new phase is now available
Homes at Barnhall Meadows start from €320,000.
# Leixlip
Two men aged 25 and 35 arrested in relation to three burglaries in Co Kildare
Gardaí stopped a car after receiving reports of burglaries in the Maynooth and Celbridge areas.
# Leixlip
Man arrested after Gardaí seize €600,000 worth of cocaine and MDMA in Kildare
The seizure was made following a search of a house in Leixlip, Co Kildare on Saturday afternoon at 12:45pm.
# Clive Staunton
Renewed appeal for information over fatal shooting of man in Leixlip in 2018
The body of Clive Staunton was discovered outside a house in Glen Easton on 15 November 2018.
# Clive Staunton
Man (30s) arrested in connection with fatal shooting of man in Leixlip in 2018
Clive Staunton (50) was shot outside a house on Glen Easton Way on 15 November 2018.
# Leixlip
Man in his 40s dies following car crash in Kildare
A second man was taken to hospital in Dublin.
# Leixlip
Man and woman arrested in connection with murder of man in Kildare last year
Clive Staunton (50) was shot outside a house on Glen Easton Way on 15 November 2018.
# An Bord Pleanála
Intel's new €3.6 billion manufacturing plant in Leixlip gets green light
The development had been opposed by a local farmer.
# Gardaí Investigation
'Unprecedented' and 'innovative': Senior gardaí praise huge commitment given during Ana Kriegel investigation
Two boys were sentenced today for the murder of 14-year-old Ana Kriegel.
# Drinking Water
Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.
# Leixlip
'Small black particles' at Irish Water plant led to boil water notice for 600,000 people last week
The agency confirmed that a blockage was the main reason for last week’s notice.
# boil water notice
Boil water notice: Series of events at Leixlip plant in March led to 'significant risk to safety of supply'
The audit found Irish Water failed to take samples of treated water during the critical period following the incident.
# chantelle doyle
Gardaí 'very concerned' for welfare of 13-year-old girl missing since 22 September
Chantelle Doyle was last seen in Enfield, Co Meath.
# Leixlip
Farmer who won appeal against IDA launches latest bid to stop Intel's €3.6bn plant
Kildare County Council gave the project the go-ahead in May but Thomas Reid is trying to stop the massive investment from proceeding.
# Intel
Council gives green light to plans for €3.53 billion Intel facility in Leixlip
The planning authority has given the chip giant the go-ahead in spite of a small number of objections.
# undefeated
'We haven’t come this far to only come this far' - MU Barnhall on the rise
The Kildare club won 18 games from 18 on their way to the AIL Division 2B title this season.
# Kildare
Man (40s) stabbed in the face during serious assault in Leixlip
Gardaí have launched an investigation into the attack.
# Role Model
The Irishman who dreams of emulating Virgil van Dijk
Norwich’s Andrew Omobamidele is getting ready to represent his country at the U17 Euros.
# Leixlip
Kildare County Council puts the brakes on Intel's €3.5 billion plan for new manufacturing plant
The council wants further information from the tech giant on the plan.
# Lonely Battle
Kildare farmer Thomas Reid lodges fresh objection in ongoing battle with Intel
Reid has long been a thorn in the side of the US multinational in the planning arena.
# Co Kildare
Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses
Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
# Shooting
Man, 40s, shot dead in feud-related gun attack in Leixlip, Co Kildare
Gardaí are at the scene.
# Dublin Children's Court
Second boy charged with murder of Ana Kriegel remanded in custody until August
The second boy was first charged with 14-year-old Ana’s murder on 12 July.
# Seized
Over 50k worth of drugs seized after Kildare search
The drugs were discovered last night.
# Leixlip
Appeal as 14-year-old missing from Kildare home
Anastasia Kriegel was last seen at her home in Leixlip at 5pm yesterday.
# Wonderful Barn
Fast-track planning approved for 450 homes near Kildare-Dublin border
The homes will launch in 2019.
# Census 2016
'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?
Leixlip is the third top non-Gaeltacht town for daily Irish language speakers (outside education), according to Census 2016.
# Roll with it
Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents
Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.
# Kildare
'The family has never forgotten' - gardaí appeal over fatal 1987 fire that killed woman and two children
20-year-old Barbara Doyle and her two nieces, 8-year-old Mary Ellen Byrne and 3-year Kerrie Ann Byrne, all died in the blaze.
# Kildare
Homeless woman (26) found dead in Kildare hotel
The woman was found dead last night at the Leixlip House, in Captain’s Hill, Leixlip.
# St Catherine's Park
Did councillors agree to put a 'mini M50 bridge' through a park because they didn't know it was a park?
Not really. But it’s complicated.
# glen clarke
Gardaí investigating if Kinahan gunman 'accidentally shot himself or was murdered'
Gardaí think Glen Clarke was behind the murders of innocent men Trevor O’Neill and Martin O’Rourke.
# cost cutting
Intel to close "unsustainable" pension scheme for longer-term staff
The company said that the cuts are being driven by ‘factors beyond its control’.
# Clampdown
Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours
The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.
# bracing themselves
'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs
With redundancies to begin in July, the town of Leixlip is preparing for the mass exodus.
# rise and fall
As HP shuts its Leixlip print plant, we look back at its 20 years in Kildare
Up to 500 job losses were announced at the firm today.