Kildare News

Water charges protestors voice discontent from public gallery

KCC Protest
WATER charges were hotly debated at the meeting of Kildare Co Council last Wednesday. Protesters from Kildare Against Water, who earlier stood outside the doors of Áras Chill Dara, voiced discontent from the public gallery when a motion calling for...

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Cinderella gets a revamp in Naas

Bud Stella2
    WHEN it comes to Christmas pantomimes *********Cinderella********** is perhaps the most magical tale of them all. This year...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:02pm Read More

Silverware boss is honoured for his contribution

NEWBRIDGE Silverware boss William Doyle was honoured for his outstanding contribution to business in Kildare at the inaugural Kildare Business...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:01pm Read More

Sadness at passing of popular councillor

Willie Callaghan
THERE was widespread saddness throughout Co Kildare f the passing of one of the county’ds longest and most respected public...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 3:59pm Read More

Parents look for decent school for Naas kids  

The door of one of the classrooms at Piper's Hill Community National School
PARENTS of students who attend a Naas school have set up an organisation called KIDS (Kids In Decent Schools) to...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 3:58pm Read More

National News

NI parties ‘agree welfare deal’

A deal on welfare reform which would help unlock the North's political impasse over public spending has been agreed by the parties in Belfast, Stormont sources said.It is now up to British Prime Minister David Cameron to respond to the...

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Inquiry set up into allegations of garda malpractice in Cavan/Monaghan

A Commission of Investigation is to be carried out into garda malpractice in the Cavan Monaghan division.It follows a recommendation...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 1:34pm Read More

Court hears Garda call describing ‘very weak circumstantial evidence’ against Bailey

A 1997 phone call reveals a senior garda working on the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder believed all they had...

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Cheryl’s husband wins privacy damages

The husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has accepted undisclosed privacy damages over a magazine article which speculated about their "secret" wedding.Businessman Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini, who married the 31-year-old singer - better known as Cheryl Cole - in July,...

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No secret santa for One Direction

One Direction don't buy each other Christmas presents.Harry Styles has revealed he and his bandmates - Liam Payne, Zayn Malik,...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 12:11pm Read More

Perez Hilton has reportedly signed up for ‘Celebrity Big Brother’.

US blogger Perez Hilton has reportedly signed up for 'Celebrity Big Brother'.Perez will be appearing on the upcoming series of...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Kildare Sport


Willie Casey (right) in action for Eadestown in round one of this year's intermediate football championship
Photo: Adrian Melia
Football has come full circle for Willie Casey. In 1996 he won a county medal on the subs bench with Eadestown but even after back-to-back final defeats in 2001 and 2002, it doesn’t count. Sunday’s intermediate final against Round Towers...

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Lilies lose Hurley to AFL as Ryan’s hand weakens

Sean Hurley
KILDARE have lost another senior footballer to the AFL. Towering midfielder Sean Hurley will take up a contract with Fremantle...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 10:43am Read More


Niall Carew collecting his cheque for €170,322 euro from Boylesports after landing a massive gamble thanks to a draw between Kerry and Mayo in the All-Ireland football semi-final
Former Kildare selector lands €170k gamble FORMER Kildare selector Niall Carew is €170,000 richer thanks to Kerry footballer Kieran O’Leary....

Monday, 25/08/14 - 7:23pm Read More

National Sport

O’Leary calls time on his Laois career

Laois footballer Peter O'Leary has called time on his inter-county career."It has been a great honour for me to have been part of the Laois squad since making my senior debut in the O'Byrne Cup nine years ago," O'Leary, an...

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Munster make eight changes for Glasgow game

Anthony Foley has made eight changes to his starting 15 as Munster travel to Scotstoun Stadium to face the Glasgow...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 1:25pm Read More

Incredible run of misses on FIFA 15

We have no idea how this ball stayed out of the net. Frustration and rage-quitting are an expected part of...

Friday, 19/12/14 - 12:53pm Read More