The distillery venture is being developed by a Dublin-based company called Jewelfield Ltd which lists Bono as a shareholder. Photograph: iStock

Kildare County Council has given the green light for a multimillion euro whiskey distillery and visitor centre in which U2 frontman Bono has a busines(...)

The M7 upgrade works. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Speeding motorists have been the biggest issue facing those working on the upgrade of the M7 motorway in Co Kildare over the past 20 months, the chief(...)

The OPR welcomed that the draft plan for Naas contained  a regeneration strategy for the stalled town centre. Naas Main Street. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The new planning watchdog has called on Kildare County Council to amend its local area plan for Naas due to concerns it is facilitating increased deve(...)

Intel has itself lodged a first-party appeal against one condition attached to the planning permission granted by the county council. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

A farmer has appealed Kildare County Council’s decision to grant planning permission for Intel’s proposed new $4 billion (€3.53 billion) facility at i(...)

The M7 is being widened from two to three lanes on a 13.6km stretch between Naas and Newbridge between Junction 8 (Johnstown) and Junction 11 where the M7 and M9 merge. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Part of a long-awaited upgrade to the M7 is due to open on Monday. The M7 is being widened from two to three lanes on a 13.6km stretch between Naas a(...)

 Mary Kelly and Grainne Devine at the Friends of St Brigid’s Hospice Charity Shop on Leixlip’s Main Street. Devine    believes Intel’s presence has had a positive effect on the town. Photograph: Mark Hilliard

In the early microchip capitals of the world, in Munich, Eindhoven and Boston, Irish emigrants were being tempted home. “We’ll set up shop in the lo(...)

Fine Gael candidate Tom Dempsey (left) with MEP Mairead McGuinness and Kildare South TD Martin Heydon. ‘I have atoned and made a fresh start,’ says Mr Dempsey.

A Fine Gael local election candidate who was previously convicted after embezzling £63,000 from the public health service in the 1990s, is now running(...)

Mark Dalton, who forged the name of Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl on almost 300 cheques to steal €202,066 from a voluntary housing association in Co Kildare, was jailed for three years at Dundalk Circuit Court on Thursday.

A former parliamentary assistant and county councillor who forged the name of Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl on almost 300 cheques to steal €202,066(...)

Consultants for Intel have told Kildare County Council that the firm has already invested $12.5 billion on its site at Leixlip and the firm is seeking a 10-year planning permission for its new application. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The way is clear for Intel to get the go-ahead for its planned $4 billion (€3.5 billion) manufacturing fabrication (FAB) facility at its Leixlip plant(...)

The upgrade involves widening the road from two to three lanes in both directions. File photograph: Google Street View

Road works causing daily disruption for tens of thousands of motorists on the M7 motorway will continue into the summer, despite a vow they would be c(...)

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