Kildare News

Onlookers condemned for shooting video in wake of train death

Athy Station
ONLOOKERS who whipped out their phones and took video footage and photos in the wake of a tragic incident in which a man was killed by a train in Athy on Sunday afternoon have been condemned for their “gruesome” insensitivity....

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Parcels stolen from courier’s van  

A COURIER had 12 parcels stolen from his van as he did his rounds on Friday. The parcels were taken...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:04am Read More

Call on residents to be vigilant in wake of widespread burglaries

A NUMBER of homes were burgled in Co Kildare this week and gardai are appealing to residents to be vigilant....

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:02am Read More

Night of nostalgia, tinged with sadness, as community marks closure of school  

Timolin NS gathering at the High Cross Inn
PARENTS, former teachers and former pupils of Timolin National School came together for a social evening tinged with sadness as...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 9:57am Read More

  Review of Deirdre Jacob case as 16th anniversary passes  

THE  father of missing Newbridge teenager Deirdre Jacob has made a fresh appeal this week in the search for his...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 9:55am Read More

National News

Companies with tax base here cost Ireland money, Minister claims

Companies declaring their headquarters in Ireland for tax purposes are actually costing us money, the Minister for Jobs has said.Richard Bruton said Ireland doesn't want foreign companies coming here for tax-only purposes.Bruton was responding to comments from US president Barack...

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Cork truck driver jailed for three years after paralysing cyclist on road

A truck driver has been jailed for three years for hitting a cyclist and leaving him paralysed in Co Cork.49-year-old...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 5:06pm Read More

Gardaí charge three over burglaries, recover stolen jewellery

Three men have appeared in court charged in connection with burglaries in Dublin. They were arrested yesterday, after Gardaí from...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:44pm Read More


Moby turns to movies

Moby has signed up to appear in new movie 'Intruder'.The singer/songwriter - whose real name is Richard Melville Hall - will star as a music teacher to a wannabe classical musician, who will be portrayed by Scottish actress Louise Linton,...

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Wednesday’s TV tips

DOCUMENTARY: Art of China (BBC4, 9pm)No trip to China is complete without a visit to the Terracotta Army.First discovered under...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:19pm Read More

33 dead after stampede in Guinea capital

At least 33 people are dead following a stampede at a rap concert in the capital of Guinea.Donka Hospital Director...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:06pm Read More

Kildare Sport


Jack Kelly clears for Rathangan against Naas United in the Hill Electrical Division 3 game at Monread Park
WITH the last 16 round of the Lumsden Cup taking pride of place in the KDFL action this weekend, Premier Division side Kilcullen caused the shock of the round as a Brian Kelly hat-trick helped them to a 4-1 win...

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Close quarters: Down's Conor Maginn and Conor Toner battle with Kildare's Emmet Bolton, Fergal Conway and Tommy Moolick for possession
Photo: INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry
IN what was only his ninth senior appearance for Kildare, and his third in the championship, centre-back Fergal Conway turned...

Tuesday, 15/07/14 - 5:50pm Read More


AFTER 180 minutes of camogie, Kildare eventually pulled away from the Royals to claim the Leinster Camogie Intermediate Championship. It...

Tuesday, 17/06/14 - 12:21pm Read More

National Sport

Magic spray coming to Premier League

Referees in Premier League matches next season will use the vanishing spray that came to prominence in the recent World Cup in Brazil, it has been announced.The 'magic spray' will be used at free-kicks to mark out where the wall...

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Peculiar claims opening honours

Most Peculiar held off the late challenge of Draco to claim the €100,000 Tote Pick6 Guarantee Maiden Hurdle, the opening...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 5:05pm Read More

Everton close in on Lukaku

Everton appear to be closing in on a club-record transfer for striker Romelu Lukaku.Reports in the Belgium international's homeland suggest...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 4:58pm Read More