Cill Urnaí voluntary housing association contacted the offices of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and the Garda Síochána, both of which have now initiated inquiries.

A long-standing Fianna Fáil councillor in Co Kildare has resigned from the party after financial irregularities were discovered at a voluntary housin(...)

Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images)

Fore! The Smurfits appear to have have written down the value of the K Club golf resort in Straffan by €16.2 million to €67 million. Being a canny fin(...)

Eddie McEntee, who says he  was abused in foster care in Kildare in the 1940s. He is applying to mother and baby inquiry to have fostered children in  the 1930s and 1940s and up to 1952 to be included in the terms of reference of mother and baby inquiry. Photograph:  Joanne O’Brien

A call has been made for the terms of the forthcoming inquiry into mother and baby homes to be extended to include people who were in foster care over(...)

The Wonderful Barn was built in 1743 as a Famine relief project by Katherine Conolly, the widow of William “speaker” Conolly, of Castletown House. Photographs: Eric Luke

Why is it of interest? It is deemed to be one of the finest follies in Ireland. The Wonderful Barn was built in 1743 as a Famine relief project(...)

Joanne Scott from Celbridge, Co Kildare, in a bedroom of her house which has damp. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Who’d be a director of housing in a local authority? Though the national waiting list for local authority housing is officially 89,872, (compared with(...)

Full list of candidates The number of seats up for grabs on Kildare County Council has increased from 25 to 40 under local government reforms, (...)

Cathal Kavanagh, executive head chef at the Carton House Spa and Golf Hotel, Maynooth, Co Kildare, was running backwards when he slipped and fell injuring his wrist.

A “team-building” day out for managers of a four-star luxury hotel ended with an executive head chef breaking his wrist as he took part in a relay rac(...)

Clare Daly:  TD said there was a total lack of humanity and compassion being shown to families who had given loyal service to the State and  Department of Defence.

A former soldier who had given 44 years’ service to the Army was asked to move out of his accommodation in the Curragh four months after retiring, Ind(...)

Report  found that almost a quarter of the 34 local authorities were not using development levies for the purpose intended

City and county councils are failing to charge interest on unpaid levies owed by property developers, according to a Government audit of the scheme.Pr(...)

Development levies are imposed by local authorities as a condition of planning permission for the cost of providing special services, such as a new roads or relocation of pipes.

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY Property developers owe city and county councils more than €750 million in unpaid levies associated with planning perm(...)