Kildare News

Michael English fundraising concert

MIchael English
Michael English and his band are back on the road with a fundraising in aid of Teach Diarmada and the Castledermot Parish Choir in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow this Sunday 30 March. Everyone is excited about this event and looking...

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Our School visits Halverstown NS

OUr School
Check out all the fabulous photos in this week’s Kildare Nationalist

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:30am Read More

Naas singer has her sights set on Eurovision

Singer Patricia Roe
KILDARE could be in line to have a contestant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with Naas resident Patricia Roe...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:26am Read More

Big C Choir seeks new members

KILDARE’S Big C Choir is currently recruiting new singers in preparation for their next concert and will begin rehearsals in...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:24am Read More

A shocking case of animal cruelty

Pony image 1
A SHOCKING case of animal cruelty is being investigated locally after a mare and foal were found apparently abandoned in...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:23am Read More

National News

President Higgins receives Freedom of Cork

President Michael D Higgins has received the Freedom of Cork City. The honour was bestowed on him by the Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy in a private ceremony at City Hall this afternoon.The award, dates from the 14th century, is given...

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Gardaí launch search for Dublin men last seen in Cavan

Gardaí are investigating a report that two men have gone missing in Co Cavan.The men, who are from Dublin, were...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 4:57pm Read More

Two detained after armed Wexford bank robbery and carjackings

Two men have been arrested after an armed robbery, a carjacking and an attempted carjacking in Co Wexford.Two masked men...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 4:07pm Read More


Swift agrees to ‘Girls’ cameo

Taylor Swift is to appear in 'Girls'.The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' hitmaker has agreed to creator Lena Dunham's request to make a cameo appearance in the fourth series of the show, and there is scope for her...

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Barlow’s latest single a chart flop

Gary Barlow has achieved what is thought to be his worst ever performance in the UK singles chart - failing...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 4:19pm Read More

Freeman hints at shock ‘Sherlock’ one-off special

Martin Freeman has said 'Sherlock' fans can expect a "mouth-watering".The actor, who plays the titular detective's sidekick John Watson, has...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 4:14pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Hackett names Kildare team to face Westmeath

Kildare centre-back Paul Mescal - one of three players from last year's team
Kildare minor football manager Brendan Hackett has named his team for Saturday’s (19 April) Leinster MFC game against Westmeath. The team contains just three players from last year’s Leinster-winning side: Paul Mescall, Jamie Flynn and Cian McConnell. Hackett’s side includes...

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Naas United's Aaron Akansi (left) tries to keep the ball away from Ballycane`s JP Higgins in the CR Wynne Feeds Senior Division game on Sunday morning
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
NAAS Utd continued their fine start to the KDFL season with a narrow 1-0 win over local rivals Ballycane Celtic....

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 12:21pm Read More

Confident Cully hunting for more gold

Kildare boxer Gary Cully
Gary Cully of St David’s Boxing Club in Naas is in Bulgaria this week hoping to strike gold at the...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 3:53pm Read More

National Sport

Everton fan buys hilarious banner in tribute to Ireland’s McCarthy

An Everton fan has taken his love for Ireland's midfielder James McCarthy to the next level. McCarthy has become a firm fan favourite at Goodison Park since joining in September from Wigan and we hope to see this at a...

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O’Connell: ‘It’s an uphill task’

Paul O'Connell has warned that the current Toulon squad are much better than the side that hammered Munster in 2011.His...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 2:12pm Read More

Martinez: Moyes will bounce back

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being...

Thursday, 24/04/14 - 12:22pm Read More