In this week’s Leinster Leader

All the best news, features, sport and social photographs from around the county

All the best news, features, sport and social photographs from around the county

In News:

* Serious Crime up

* Million Dollar Baby

* Council Warning on Frontline Services

* Council denies four million euro overdraft

* Athy Town Council budget on red alert amid growing concerns

* Re-living Cian O’Connor’s medal success

In Entertainment and Lifestyle:

* Photo diaries: Mary Johnson’s 80th birthday

* Naas Short Film Festival

* Heritage week highlights

* Second Tralee trip for Kildare escort

* Top tips for budget kitchen

* Tasty turkey goujons

* The sun shines on Kilomarathon

In Sport:

* O’Rourke looks to the future

* Sash boys put down a marker

* Celbridge gain revenge taking Div 3A title

* Farcical, as minors defeat Mayo by 41 points

* Ardclough firmly back in title race

* Anger as Clane fail to field a side in SHC

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