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:

* Rural thefts rise

* Leixlip Wine Bar plans get the go ahead

* Kildare woman wins top comedy award

* Big hearted students hand over massive cheque to Down Syndrome Ireland

* Wide variation in Garda station crim

* Whyte sent forward for trial to the Circuit Court

In Entertainment and Lifestyle:

* Photo diaries: Successful Prosperous Music Festival

* Hollywood Fair a resounding success

* Bob Flavin dives the The Jaguar XF 2.2d

* Looking back - Leader editor embroiled in abortive Rising plan - the days when newspaper men were as proficient with a revolver as they were with a typewriter!

In Sport:

* Championship draws made

* Champs never troubled by the Blues

* Cahil simply superb

* Larries scrap over Towners

* Naas leave it late

* Celbridge.....just

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