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Kildare Diary

Kildare Diary is a free service to community groups, sports clubs and charities.

Sponsored by Glengorey Pumps, it is broadcast 4 times a day - Monday to Friday - at 11.20am, 3.20pm, 6.40pm & 8.20pm, daily.

If you have a notice, send it in at least a week before the event.  We will publish it at least 3 days before the event.  Email info@kfmradio.com, with the subject 'Kildare Diary'.

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On August 13th,  a fundraiser event in memory of Detective Garda Ulick Burke from Allenwood, who passed away in 2019, will be held in Glennon's Pub, Allenwood involving an auction of items.   

The proceeds will go to benefit Cancer Research. 

Sanction granted from Cancer Research and permit number issued for the event 

All support welcome!

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20th Mac & Norman Vintage Rally in aid of the Irish Cancer Society  takes place on Sunday 14th of August. 

So far we have raised 524,000 for the Irish cancer Society.  It starts at Cannycourt,  Brannockstown, Naas,  Co. Kildare W91W351 .

It leaves at 1pm and  to  Brannockstown, continuing towards five cross roads at Carnalway, taking first right and heading towards Kilcullen on the Logstown road, turning left again through Kilcullen and out towards the old Carlow road, finishing  at The Priory(Walls) of Kilgowan. Food and entertainment at finish point.

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Hurling for Cancer Research is back for its tenth clash
After a two-year break, top jockeys, GAA, sporting and TV stars from around the country will line-out again for the tenth renewal of the most unique hurling fixture of the year, Hurling for Cancer Research, on Tuesday, August 16th at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge

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Coill Dubh Camogie Club

are holding a Camogie Camp for girls aged between 6-16yrs on the 16-18 August 2022 between 10am – 2pm

All funds raised from this event will be put back into the Camogie Club to pay towards children's registration fees and competition fees. 

The cost for the 3 days is €40 per child and €20 for each additional sibling.

People can register for the event on www.foireann.ie/coilldubhcamogie/membership/summercamp2022

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To mark Heritage Week, Clane Local History Group is presenting a photographic exhibition in the local library, entitled "Hidden Gems and Forgotten People of Clane"

The Local History Group and Clane Community Council will visit the remains of the  the environs of Clongowes Castle at 3.00pm on Saturday, August 20th

All welcome

And, also, during Heritage week, Kfm is broadcasting Kildare Towns and Village histories and Famous Kildare People slots once per show daily.

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A raffle is taking place to win a vintage Massey Ferguson 135 in aid of the Moone Parish Church Restoration Fund.

Tickets €10 each, 3 for €25, 7 for €50, 15 for €100.

Draw will take place at the Castledermot Threshing Festival on September 25th

Tickets available from Crookstown Parish Office, The Piers Cafe Moone, Moores of Grangecon, Cormac Cogan Plant Sales Bolton Hill & local representatives

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Donations for the KWWSPCA's Charity Shop in Newbridge are urgently needed.

Good quality clothes, jewellery, bric a brac, small furniture items, household goods, books.

No electrical items, bedding or children's toys, please

Call 086 341 30 17 to arrange a time to call to the Shelter.

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Alone

the charity that supports older people, is currently looking for volunteers aged 18 and over to visit older people in their area who may be experiencing loneliness. If you have a spare hour in your week to volunteer, or if you require support from ALONE, Visit www.alone.ie or call us on 0818 222 024.

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MABS

Outreach clinic in the Athy Community and Family Resource Centre in Woodstock Street, Athy every Thursday, 10am to 12.30pm.
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Threshold 

would like to remind renters, if you are experiencing difficulties in renting your home, Threshold continues to provide free, independent, and confidential advice and support to individuals and families via our new webchat service available on our website -  threshold.ie or our freephone helpline which is 1800 454 454. If you have a query about rent increases, arrears, standards and repairs or ending a tenancy, contact Threshold for advice and support.
Threshold’s webchat operates Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5pm via threshold.ie. Threshold’s freephone helpline remains available Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm at 1800 454 454

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