Kildare News

Three Kildare schools win Student Theatre Awards

THE film making and acting abilities of Kildare students was recognised at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards where three Kildare schools received awards. The top prize in the Best Female Performance in a Leading Role category was...

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International award for Kildare musician

A KILDARE man has just been announced as the International Artist of the Year at the Australian Music Awards The...

Thursday, 25/05/17 - 12:25pm Read More

Deal on cancer clinic at Magee Barracks still long way off

MAGEE Barracks in Kildare town is in the sights of a British company hoping to spend €50 million on a...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:07pm Read More

Newbridge has a lotto, lotto luck

IT’S official! The luckiest place in the county to buy your National Lottery ticket has been revealed after a Kildare...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:08pm Read More

Star-studded day as Camilla meets racing legends during whirlwind tour

SIX YEARS on from Queen Elizabeth II’s historic visit to the Irish National Stud, her daughter-in-law Camilla, duchess of Cornwall,...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:10pm Read More

National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:01am Read More

Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:05am Read More

Entertainment

Writer defends Diana ‘ghost’ appearance in King Charles III drama

The writer of a new BBC drama that imagines the royal family after the death of the Queen has defended including the ghost of Diana, Princess of Wales, by saying it would be strange to tell the story without her....

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Dear White People given full marks on reviews site after accusations of racism

Netflix series Dear White People has been given a rating of 100% on reviews website Rotten Tomatoes despite an initial...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Is Saoirse Ronan the best thing about Ed Sheeran’s Galway Girl video?

Ed Sheeran fans have turned their attention to actress Saoirse Ronan as they praised her role in the singer’s new...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare minors complete stunning second half comeback

KILDARE 1-14 LAOIS 2-6 KILDARE overturned a seven point first half deficit in Newbridge yesterday afternoon to complete a stunning second half comeback and continue a run that has seen them reach the Leinster MFC semi-finals every year since 2009....

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Four changes to Kildare minor team

KILDARE manager Gay Campbell has named his team for tomorrow’s Leinster Minor Football Championship quarter-final against Laois, which takes place...

Friday, 19/05/17 - 11:17am Read More

Leinster old boy looking to make his mark at the RDS

TOMORROW’S Guinness PRO12 semi-final at the RDS will be a hugely significant one for Tadhg Beirne, as the Scarlets second-row...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 2:59pm Read More

National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:16am Read More

Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 10:07am Read More