In this week’s Leinster Leader - out Tuesday

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:

* Protest at monthly county council meeting over household and water charges

* Boxer Paddy is named Kildare town’s Person of the year

* Inquest into tragic road death of Kildare teenagers

* Car hi-jacked in Athy

* VEC to be patron of two new Kildare schools

* Council repossesses 20 Kildare homes this year

* €500,000 fee approved for Newbridge Credit Union special manager

* Kildare hit by low Garda numbers

* High proportion of cancer deaths in County Kildare

* Streetfront closures in Athy

* Work progresses on controversial Kildare town link road

* Pipe bomb at home in Suncroft

* Kilcullen youth club opens its doors

* Nominations for Rehab Kildare People of the Year revealed

* Developer says he will go ahead with Sallins building plans

* No fanfare for Newbridge 200 festival, criticizes local politician

* Thank you letter from Barack Obama for Newbridge painter

* The WAGs come to Athy

* In the courts- man jailed for sexual assaults on daughter and other girls; girl bitten by pit bull - case in court

In Entertainment and Lifestyle:

* Photo diaries: Cill Dara and Round Towers fight night at Tigerlilys; Jack and Jill fundraising motorcycle rally in Crookstown; Ladies Day style at the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh

* Yummy lemon pancake recipe in our ‘Chef’s Corner’

* Our bumper weekly prize crossword

* Your top listings guide to what’s on in the county

* Pet Rescue - little leverets rescued by Kildare Animal Foundation

* Voucher for discount dining at the Village at Lyons

In Sport:

* Lilies draw the short straw as Cork await in the All Ireland Quarter Finals. We have the best match reports, analysis, player stats and photographs from last weekend’s Sligo match.

* GAA Cul Camps from around the county- photo special...

* Celebrations as U21 hurlers claim title... and much more sporting action

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