2016 News in Pictures from around Kildare

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20:30 Friday 30th of December 2016

News Pictures by Aishling Conway

Roisin O at Athy Festival

Arlene Bailey

Roisin O

Picture This at Athy Festival

Chloe O'Leary, Amanda O'Leary, Sharon Whitehead, Ryan O'Leary and Sean Whitehead

Picture This..

Danny O'Reilly from the Coronas

Jenny Higgins, Colm, Conor and Ryan Carberry with Wesley, Serena and Sadie Kelly

Caoimhe, Jim and Sarah O Connor

Marie Byrne and Denise Dardis (Street Festival Stewards)

CELBRIDGE FESTIVAL - Lead singer from Stone Trigger Tommy Rockit and his son Zak

Singer Brush Shiels entertained the crowd at Celbridge Festival

CHAMBER BREAKFASAT AT THE OSPREY - Michael O Connell(House of Finance), Deirdre Moore( Celtic Careers) and Ronan Twohig(House of Finance)

Sive Dowling(Sammon Contracting), Karen Geraghty(Opsrey Hotel), Deborah Callaghan(Mayor of Naas), Sonia Moran(Punctual Print) and Bernadette Doyle(Healing Hands Complimentary Medicine)

DEIRDRE BROWN SUMMER SCHOOL Bugsy Malone

Deirdre Browne with Eimear Dempsey, Alanah Kane, Amy Browne and Jessie Maleady

Deirdre Browne with Annabele Carpenter, Mia Dempsey, Lauren Dempsey and Lauren O'Donnell

Faryn Mills

ENTERPRISE DAY AT KILDARE HOUSE HOTEL Rebecca, Katie and Lucy Purcell

Santa Clause with Treasa, Daire and Shane O'Neill

Santa Clause with Maria Schmelter and Maria Fabis

Nadine Lynch from the Silken Thomas

Laury Moloney and Sandra Elliott from Kildare House Hotel

Amanda McDermott (Kildare Branch Manager BOI), Rachel Allen, Lena McAuliffe (Premiere Advisor BOI), Treasa O'Neill (County Manager), Mary Dunburs (Business advisor), Pat Keane (Hanged man Pub) and Sheena Murphy (Branch Staff)

Head Chef Martin Hayes (Head Chef) and Laury Moloney from The Kildare House Hotel

ENTERPRISE DAY AT KILDARE HOUSE HOTEL - Paula Kelly and Ann Doyle(Past Captain) from Cill Dara Golf Club

Dearbhail and Muriel Downey at Aras Cil Dara Family day

Family Day at Aras Cill Dara

Family day at Aras Cill Dara

Kildare Fire Service - Emmet Loughlin, John Edmunds, Keith Harrison and Paul O'Dwyer

Kildare Fire Service - Emmet Loughlin, John Edmunds, Keith Harrison and Paul O'Dwyer

Students of Leah Morans stage school perform a scene from High School Musical

Leah Moran stage school

Finbar Furey at Centre Stage, Osprey

Jasmine Breslin

Daren McCormack, Garrett Delaney, Dillon Slattery and Sean Coombes

Joseph Funey

Arlene Bailey

The Piano Man - John Forde with his wife Pauline and daughter Rachel

The Piano Man John Forde with his mother Celine

Fergal McCarthy(Naas Food Bank) and John Forde

JUNE FEST - Auntie June with Muireann and Cillian Murphy

JUST FEST -Auntie June and Kildare Rose Maeve O Sullivan

JUNE FEST - Cllr Paddy Kennedy, Auntie June, Kildare Rose Maeve O Sullivan, Mayor Brendan Weld and Cllr Murty Aspell

TD Fiona O Loughlin officially launches June Fest

Darren Scully, TD James Lawless and Cllr Sorcha O'Neill

Committee of June Fest, Newbridge

Auntie June and Kildare Rose Maeve O Sullivan

Kildare Rose Maeve O Sullivan and Auntie June

Cllr Paddy Kennedy, Auntie June, Kildare Rose Maeve O Sullivan, Mayor Brendan Weld and Cllr Murty Aspell

Martin Smith

Daithi Smith

Gina Morris, Michael Morris and Karen Klinkenberger

Tali, Maor, Nitai and Rina Kadosh

Calum McCann and Erin Walshe

Megan Hardt, Niamh Winter, Lisa Carolan and Aoife Winter -KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Moa Peterson, Mary Lawlor and Marie Farrell with AJ - KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Suzanne, Sean, Alannah and Tom Leddy with Ben and Gerry - KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Dearbhla and Caitriona Burgess with Kerri - KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Artis Marc McNally who painted the mural - KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Jason Mulreany and Misty - KWSPCA OPEN DAY

Lexi Byrne AT LULLYMORE

Jenna Delaney Dunne, Mya Delaney Dunne and David Dunne from Ashbourne

Margarita Solan

Pride of Place Judge Tom Coughlan at McAuley Place Naas

Storytime at the Moat Theatre with Cerys MacAllister, May Gallagher and Sarah Gallagher

Cast Members from "A Midsummers Nights Dream"
Michael McHugh, Brendan Farrell and Eilish Rafferty with Festival Organisers Celine Garvey and Sharon Fidgeon

Cast Members from "A Midsummers Nights Dream"
Michael McHugh, Brendan Farrell and Eilish Rafferty

Members of the Mid Summer Arts Committee
TD James Lawless, Cllr Sorcha O Neill, Sharon Fidgeon and Ger Loughlin

Sue Kelly from Naas, Co.Kildare crowned runner up in the Miss Pinup International Competition at the London Tattoo Convention
Sue was crowned Miss Pinup Ireland in August at the Dublin Tattoo Convention
Photo by Aishling Conway
24th September 2016

Bride and Groom Dearbhail Downey, TD Martin Heydon and Michael F Malone as "The Priest"

The Bridal Party

Murt Kelly, Liz Page, Robert Harrison and Benny Maher in Monastrevin

Murt Kelly, Liz Page, Robert Harrison and Benny Maher in Monastrevin

James Byrne and Ann Harrison in Monastrevin

Denise Quearney, Fay Quearney, Mia Bracken, Ita Houlihan, Taylor Smith, Kaylan Ryan and Aoife Kelly in Monastrevin

Fay and Denise Quearney with Murt Kelly in Monastrevin

Ita Houlihan in Monastrevin

Derek Murray, Ray Black, Liam Broughan, Sam McHugh and Jonathan McHugh

Lacey, William, Callum, Shane and William Crabbe

Lacey, William, Callum, Shane and William Crabbe in Monastrevin

Billy McCormack

Dermot Hassey, Ewa Szmyt, Rodrigo Rocha, Valarie Greene, Cathy O'Brien, Yvonne Maher, Vincent O'Brien, Stephen Rooney, Sam Burke and Darren Brady

Naas Ninjitsu Club - Darragh Kelleghan, Joshua Brady, Sincia Stephen Rooney, Adam Brady, Luke Connors, Darren Brady and Sam Burke

Gerry Kehoe from NAAS WILD FOOD FESTIVAL which will take place 10th sep

Presient of Network Ireland Kildare Branch Stella Johnson with Niamh Swail(Owner of the Ivy Cookery School) and Staff of the Ivy Cookery School Mary Donnery, Breda Ryan and Catherine Flanagan(Niamh's Mother)

Network Ireland Kildare Branch Committee

Paddy Casey

John Forde from 52nd Street Wedding Band

Tallulah and Indie Doolan with Shadow in Punchestown

Teegan Veitch with Donny in Punchestown

Winner of the Tipperary Crystal Rose of the Curragh Competition Anna Maguire from Rushe

Sarah O'Brien and Tara Armstrong

Finalists of the Tipperary Crystal Rose of the Curragh Competition Louise Allen, Arlene Costello and Bernie Leadon Bolger with winner Anna Maguire from Rushe and Sponser Tipperary Crystal Karen Scanlan

Sponsor Tipperary Crystal Karen Scanlan, Kildare Rose Meadhbh O'Sullivan and Winner of the Tipperary Crystal Rose of the Curragh Anna Maguire from Rushe

Alan Scanlon, Gillian Scanlon, Mike Sodem, Lou Sodem, Natasha McNeill. Zoe Woudword and James Scanlon

Simon Wright, Neil Hudson and John Bunn

Mary, Abigail and Seamus Ferguson

Claire McEntee, Marine Hyland, Arlene Hockey, Deirdre McEntee, Colm McEntee and Shane McEntee

Deirdre and Cuan McEntee

Kildare Rose Meadhbh O'Sullivan

Kilkenny Rose Sarah Kearns, Kildare Rose Meadhbh O'Sullivan and Carlow Rose Emma O'Byrne with finalists of the Tipperary Crystal Rose of the Curragh Compeition

Ryan Sheridan who was headlining at "Rock the Yard" Festival in Leixlip. Co.Kildare
Photos - Aishling Conway
4th June 2016

Joey Kirwan gets a watering at Sallins GAA Family Day

Ciara McDonnell, Amy Behan and Ciara Kidney with their fish "Bob and Diabeties" at Sallins GAA Family Day

Sadie, Grace and Benji Kelly at Sallins GAA Family Day

Ciaran Mangan, Stephen Moran, Shane Quinn, David Cronin, David Cronin, Jack Couch, Luke Byrne, Fergia O Domhnaill, Craig Breen and Stephen Kelly at Sallins GAA Family Day

U9's Sallins Hurling Team at Sallins GAA Family Day

World Champions,Stage Academy pose up with their medals

World Champions,Stage Academy pose up with their medals alongside Stage Academy Directors Brenda Malone Gilroy and Paula Conlan

Stage Academy Directors Brenda Malone Gilroy and Paula Conlan

Triplets Clare, Caoimhe and Grace McCarthy from Celbridge

Judge TD Martin Heydon with Susan Boyle, Lady GAGA and Beyonce

Martin Cooper (Beyonce) with Shannon O'Reilly and Lisa Dunne

The Piano Man - John Forde with his wife Pauline and daughter Rachel

The Piano Man - John Forde with his band 52nd street

The Piano Man John Forde with his band 52nd Street

The Piano Man John Forde with his mother Celine

Rebecca Storm and Celine Garvey at the Moat Theatre

Maire Murphy and Mary McHugh at the Moat Theatre

Sarah, Padraig and Eileen Broe at the Moat Theatre

Mona Conroy and Rebecca Storm at the Moat Theatre

Helen Spring, Mona Conroy and Carol Gleeson at the Moat Theatre

Maureen Grainger, Theresa McEvoy, Katie Glasheen, Mae Leonard and Bridie Cassidy at the Moat Theatre

Kathleen Smith and Sarah Gallagher at the Moat Theatre

Michael Broe at the Moat Theatre

Anita Laska, Mariann Alaberbolia, Kathleen Smith and Celine Garvey at the Moat Theatre

Aidan Cooney, Adam Moore White, Anita Laksa, Kathleen Smith, Jill Higgins and Celine Garvey at the Moat Theatre

Rose Lynch Barrett(Editor of Kildare Post) and Tony Sourke(Collective Sounds) at the Moat Theatre

Nathan McFarland, Calum Doran, Alex Foy and Kevin Reilly

Ailisha Callaghan, Catherine Killeen(Sales and Marketing), Vivienne Franco(Wedding and Event Co-Ordinator) and Niall Herbert(Leisure Club Manager)

Aiste Birgan, Arun Birgan and Edyta Cichos at Westgrove Hotels Family Day

at Westgrove Hotels Family Day

Jennifer, David, Olivia, Liam and Bill Clarken at Westgrove Hotels Family Day

Matthew Farrell at Westgrove Hotels Family Day

Heidi Brennan Davoran and Alan Davoran at Westgrove Hotels Family Day

Sheena, Brian, Olivia and Tadgh McDonnell from Newbridge

Zaria and Lottie West

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