Kildare News

‘A dark act of pure evil’

    THE killing of Jason Doogue was described as a “cold, calculated, callous and cowardly act” and “a dark act of pure evil” by the priest officiating at the funeral mass yesterday morning. Curate Fr Brendan Kealy said he...

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Two families touched by Naas tragedy

  “IN the midst of this we remember that two families have been touched in different ways by this tragedy...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Council seeks your views on your county

A NEW report detailing the current socio-economic profile of Co Kildare has just been published and contains a fascinating amount...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:23pm Read More

Business suffering as village left stranded

Pic Caragh Road bridge
    BUSINESS owners and residents in Caragh village made a number of calls this week to have the narrow...

Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:20pm Read More

Check out the photos from Ardscoil na Trionoide, Athy and Coláiste Lorcáin Castledermot Debs

Roisin O'Sullivan, Rachel Eustace, Isobel Hyland and Sarah Murphy
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Tuesday, 01/09/15 - 4:14pm Read More

National News

Queen’s University’s new blood poisoning drug ‘could save lives’

A revolutionary new drug to combat blood poisoning and organ damage could be life saving, scientists say.Sepsis is one of the most frequent cause of death in hospitalised patients. It claims 37,000 lives in the UK every year and costs...

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Justice Minister says Attorney General ‘has our full confidence’

The Justice Minister says Maire Whelan is an excellent Attorney General, and has her full confidence.Maire Whelan came in for...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 7:37pm Read More

Michael Fingleton tells Banking Inquiry: I don’t regret any decisions I took

The ex-boss of a bailed out building society Irish Nationwide, who retired with a €30m pension, claims he is personally...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 6:07pm Read More


Wednesday’s TV tips

The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm)The eight remaining bakers face recipes with a twist tonight, as Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins reveal that this week’s tasks feature alternatives to commonly-used ingredients. For the signature bake, they must create a...

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Air-rage trial delayed as Cranberries singer O’Riordan ‘receiving residential treatment’

Singer Dolores O’Riordan is receiving medical care as she awaits trial over an alleged air rage incident, a court has...

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Acts you really should see at Electric Picnic this weekend (and some to avoid!)

By Ken RooneyElectric Picnic is approaching fast - have you decided who you're going to see?Here's a few acts well...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 5:38pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Murphy shines in Ireland’s sevens success

Jenny Murphy on the way to scoring a try against China in the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Qualifiers at the UCD Bowl
Photo: ©INPHO/Colm O'Neill
  WITH a total of four tries from six games, Kilcullen’s Jenny Murphy was one of the star performers for Anthony Eddy’s Irish side at the UCD Bowl last weekend, as they booked their place on the 2015/16 Women’s Sevens...

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Sweeney still leading Moorefield after all these years

Ronan Sweeney scores the first of his two goals during this season's Division 1 league final
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
HE may be just a month away from his 35th birthday but rather than slowing down, Ronan Sweeney’s influence on...

Friday, 21/08/15 - 8:58am Read More

Rallysport Association Irish Grand Prix 2015 Mondello Park – Saturday 22nd August

Aaron Beattie Tynagh
  The Rallysport Association Irish Grand Prix 2015 will take place this Saturday, the 22nd August at Ireland’s premier motorsport...

Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 2:39pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: All-Ireland SHC final analysis: Have Galway evolved since 2012?

As Galway and Kilkenny meet in the All-Ireland SHC final in on Sunday we ask, how have Galway evolved since 2012?They drew with Kilkenny in the first All-Ireland final that year, but were beaten in the replay. [raw][/raw] reporters Shaun...

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Keane and O’Neill warn Ireland team: Complacency is not an option

Roy Keane has ordered the Republic of Ireland to treat their Euro 2016 clash with Gibraltar as an English cup-tie...

Wednesday, 02/09/15 - 4:30pm Read More

STAT ATTACK: Are we set for another draw on Sunday?

Galway and Kilkenny face off on the All-Ireland SHC final this weekend and we cannot wait to see who comes...

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