Johnstown

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Pat Burke: a passion for all forms of theatre

Actor, teacher, drama director, scholar and writer Pat Burke, born on May 6th, 1943, in Johnstown, Co Kildare, was a “man for all seasons” (to borrow (...)

The figures are contained in the HSE’s weekly Covid-19 schools mass testing report based on figures collected last week between November 15th and November 21st. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The risk of transmission of Covid-19 virus within schools remains low despite a number of high-profile clusters of cases in schools, according to publ(...)

EDF Renewables Ireland chief executive Matthieu Hue described Wexford Solar as an important addition to the group’s Irish businesses. Photograph: iStock

French energy giant EDF is buying eight solar-powered electricity generating plants in the Republic as it steps up its presence in the State. EDF and(...)

Justine Hughes, principal at Coláiste Na Mí post primary school (website above), located at the Johnstown Educational Campus, Johnstown, Navan, Co Meath, denies allegations of serious misconduct made against her.

A secondary school principal was suspended from her position after a number of “very serious” complaints against her, the High Court has heard. Justi(...)

Garda Owen Behan said he was no longer able to drive at night and needed to wear sunglasses in daylight. He is pictured leaving the Four Courts after he was awarded €280,000 damages following a High Court Garda compensation hearing for an eye injury he received during the course of his duties. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 38-year-old Garda and former Kilkenny hurler, who lost partial vision after he was run down by a getaway car in a robbery at a Glanbia plant, was o(...)

Gavin Power, from Waterford with his Sheepdog pup Kap at the trials in Tullyvolty, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland’s best sheepdogs sprinted, ducked and crawled on Thursday in the battle to win a spot on the national team to compete in the international tri(...)

The former Garda station in Inistioge, Co Kilkenny, sold for €132,000 at an auction in Kilkenny

Rural Garda stations may no longer be of service to the State but they appear to have growing appeal for home buyers and community groups around th(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly ruled that none of the four men had made out an arguable defence to the bank’s claim entitling them to a full hearing.

Businessman James Mansfield jnr has lost his appeal against summary judgment orders for some €6.32 million against him and others over unpaid loans to(...)

Mandy  and Tom Dunne, of Marshalstown, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, parents of Muireann who died after six weeks, with  nurse Joanne Doyle, left. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

The wooden bookcase is full of birth mementos, including a snap of an antenatal 3D scan, a bracelet, pair of little bootees, christening candle and(...)

Gardaí apprehended a man near the scene of a robbery in Kildare this morning. They also seized a handgun and recovered a sum of money.

A man has been arrested and a firearm recovered following an armed robbery this morning in Johnstown, Co Kildare. Two males, one carrying(...)