IN THIS WEEK’S LEINSTER LEADER - OUT TUESDAY MORNING

It’s Kildare - v - Cavan as Kildare take the hard route of the qualifiers for yet another summer. We’ve all the action, reaction, match stats, facts and player ratings, and photographs from last Sunday’s loss at Croke Park... plus the fallout of the Seanie Johnston saga

It’s Kildare - v - Cavan as Kildare take the hard route of the qualifiers for yet another summer. We’ve all the action, reaction, match stats, facts and player ratings, and photographs from last Sunday’s loss at Croke Park... plus the fallout of the Seanie Johnston saga

In News:

* Cash crisis at Monasterevin disability service Moore Abbey - management to meet with staff unions

* Second term as Kildare Mayor for Cllr Michael ‘Spike’ Nolan

* Council to contact those who haven’t paid their household charges

* Council difficulty on securing landlords for social housing supply

* Raid at Newbridge bookies

* Staplestown cemetery extension granted

* Lucky Lotto fever strikes again in Kildare town

* Moat Performing Arts carnival on the streets of Naas

* Bord na Mona dispute heads back to the Labour Court

* The latest figures on Kildare house prices

* Caragh soprano Celine Byrne talks about her whirlwind year

* Kildare’s derelict sites - the facts and figures

* Kildare turfcutters stage silent protest at Mouds Bog

* Protest on waste worries in Monasterevin

* Naas Town Council asked to give businesses a break on signage

* Newbridge’s new pedestrian bridge over the railway is finally opened

* Strong interest from buyers as Athy’s White’s Castle goes under the hammer

* In the courts: Athy man jailed for handling stolen goods

In Entertainment and Lifestyle:

* All the glitz and glamour as Kildare turns on the style for Ladies Day at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on the Curragh - two page special

* Sarsfields Family fun day photo special

* Review of the Mikado at the National Stud

* The search starts for this year’s Rehab Kildare Person of the Year - get your entry form in this week’s Leinster Leader

* Our bumper weekly prize crossword

* Discover the Gerard Manley Hopkins festival in our ‘Into Kildare’ column... and get a 10% discount at the Silver Restaurant at Newbridge Silverware

In Sport:

* Extensive GAA coverage of the Leinster football semi-final Kildare - v - Meath... plus a look ahead to the Cavan match

* Derby racing roundup

* Kildangan man Paul Cummins on his dream to give youngsters a chance in sport

* Paddy Flanagan cycling battle goes down to the wire

* After Johnston debut, Coill Dubh do the business in the second half

* Juniors fall to Cavan Boys

PLUS: Fashion, schools news, business, motoring, property, Pet Rescue, local history and the most comprehensive community notes coverage in County Kildare

IN THIS WEEK’S LEINSTER LEADER - OUT FIRST IN KILDARE EVERY TUESDAY MORNING