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# leixlip - Monday 1 April, 2019

Kildare County Council puts the brakes on Intel's €3.5 billion plan for new manufacturing plant

The council wants further information from the tech giant on the plan.

# leixlip - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Kildare farmer Thomas Reid lodges fresh objection in ongoing battle with Intel

Reid has long been a thorn in the side of the US multinational in the planning arena.

# leixlip - Friday 16 November, 2018

Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses

Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

# leixlip - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Man, 40s, shot dead in feud-related gun attack in Leixlip, Co Kildare

Gardaí are at the scene.

# leixlip - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Second boy charged with murder of Ana Kriegel remanded in custody until August

The second boy was first charged with 14-year-old Ana’s murder on 12 July.

# leixlip - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Over 50k worth of drugs seized after Kildare search

The drugs were discovered last night.

# leixlip - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Appeal as 14-year-old missing from Kildare home

Anastasia Kriegel was last seen at her home in Leixlip at 5pm yesterday.

# leixlip - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Fast-track planning approved for 450 homes near Kildare-Dublin border

The homes will launch in 2019.

# leixlip - Friday 24 November, 2017

'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?

Leixlip is the third top non-Gaeltacht town for daily Irish language speakers (outside education), according to Census 2016.

# leixlip - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Liam Gallagher gig at Kildare airport gets go-ahead over objections of residents

Liam Gallagher is set to headline the Samhain festival at Kildare’s Weston Airport at the end of the month.

# leixlip - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'The family has never forgotten' - gardaí appeal over fatal 1987 fire that killed woman and two children

20-year-old Barbara Doyle and her two nieces, 8-year-old Mary Ellen Byrne and 3-year Kerrie Ann Byrne, all died in the blaze.

# leixlip - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Homeless woman (26) found dead in Kildare hotel

The woman was found dead last night at the Leixlip House, in Captain’s Hill, Leixlip.

# leixlip - Thursday 11 May, 2017

# leixlip - Friday 21 April, 2017

Gardaí investigating if Kinahan gunman 'accidentally shot himself or was murdered'

Gardaí think Glen Clarke was behind the murders of innocent men Trevor O’Neill and Martin O’Rourke.

# leixlip - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Intel to close "unsustainable" pension scheme for longer-term staff

The company said that the cuts are being driven by ‘factors beyond its control’.

# leixlip - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Seven drink drivers arrested in one district over 24 hours

The drivers were caught in the Kildare area in just one day.

# leixlip - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs

With redundancies to begin in July, the town of Leixlip is preparing for the mass exodus.

# leixlip - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

As HP shuts its Leixlip print plant, we look back at its 20 years in Kildare

Up to 500 job losses were announced at the firm today.

'This will have a huge impact on the community': Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 500 jobs

Staff were told this morning that up to 500 will be let go from the site over the next 12 months.

# leixlip - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Cartel killer was 'on way to carry out assassination' when he accidentally shot himself in the head

Gardai are now trying to establish who the man was attempting to kill.

# leixlip - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Aldi has announced 400 new jobs as part of a major expansion

The €100 million investment will see 20 new stores.

# leixlip - Monday 21 November, 2016

Gardaí investigate serious assault on 18-year-old student in Maynooth

The NUI Maynooth student, said to be from Monaghan, was discovered seriously injured on the footpath.

# leixlip - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A Kildare pub has created this extravagant Baileys and Nutella milkshake Drink Me

# leixlip - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip

56 suspicious devices have been found in Ireland so far this year.

# leixlip - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge A pub in Kildare has just created this Starburst cocktail Opal Fruits

# leixlip - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Intel is laying off 12,000 staff - but no word on Irish jobs yet

The company says that it is not commenting on specifics just yet.

# leixlip - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables

A number of planned searches were carried out in Leixlip.

# leixlip - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

The man whose dismembered body was dumped in the Grand Canal has been named

Gardaí made the announcement this evening.

# leixlip - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Kildare man missing since Monday found safe and well

Colin’s car a black Skoda Superb partial reg 151 KE is also missing.

# leixlip - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail

Colin Hammond made the call to get his friend out of work.

# leixlip - Monday 7 September, 2015

21-year-old Dylan Corcoran found safe and well

Dylan Corcoran had been missing since last Thursday.

# leixlip - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

€100k damage as gang uses heavy-duty equipment to steal 7km of ESB cables

There’s been a huge increase in similar incidents. Just in July, there were four in Galway, and one each in Wicklow, Laois and Cavan.

# leixlip - Friday 19 June, 2015

Two arrested after shots fired at armed gardaí

No one was injured in the incident.

# leixlip - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Two men arrested over Intel plant bomb hoax

The men have been released without charge and a file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# leixlip - Monday 6 October, 2014

Man arrested after woman reports alleged assault in taxi

The man was subsequently released and a file is being sent to the DPP.

# leixlip - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Water works are being carried out at Leixlip today, what does that mean for you?

The water main supplies Fingal and areas of Dublin City and Meath.

# leixlip - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Four arrested, cash & jewellery seized in large-scale Dublin crime crackdown

It follows searches involving several garda units, backed up by the force’s air support unit.

# leixlip - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Investigation launched after death of young man who was in garda custody

Gardaí arrested the man in Maynooth and have said he was intoxicated.

# leixlip - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Cannabis, heroin, cocaine and a sawn-off shotgun seized in Leixlip

Two men, aged 58 and 20, were arrested at the scene.

# leixlip - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Poisonous substance used in euthanasia, death penalty stolen from Celbridge vet

Gardaí and the IMB are ‘anxious’ for the item to be recovered.

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