Kildare News

Woman was assaulted with crowbar in Kildare

A YOUNG woman was assaulted with a crowbar in broad daylight in Kildare town last Saturday afternoon. Gardaí are searching for two men who assaulted the young woman sometime between 4pm and 4.30pm when the woman, who is in her...

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Fire chief rejects suggestion service is ‘somehow unsafe’

KILDARE’S Chief Fire Officer Celine Barrett rejected any suggestion that the county’s fire service was unsafe before the Fire and...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 2:34pm Read More

No decision on future use of convent building

NO decision has yet been made about the future use of the Presentation Convent building in Kildare town although a...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 2:37pm Read More

Local group to take on Four Peaks Challenge

A GROUP of 24 local people are embarking on an ambitious challenge to raise €30,000 for five local charities by...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 2:41pm Read More

Marauding dogs kill 13 sheep

A LOCAL farmer has been left counting the cost after 13 of his sheep were savagely killed by dogs near...

Thursday, 30/11/17 - 3:05pm Read More

National News

PSNI issue photo of mother who died on family boating holiday

Police in the North have issued a photograph of a mother who died during a family boating holiday there. A man has been charged with murdering his 35-year-old wife Lu Na McKinney in April this year near Devenish Island in...

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Temperatures to drop as low as -5C tonight

Met Éireann has put out an official status yellow low-temperature warning tonight. The cold snap continues as lowest temperatures will...

Monday, 11/12/17 - 8:14pm Read More

Simon Harris: It would be ‘desirable’ to use Oireachtas abortion committee’s findings for referendum

By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith Health Minister Simon Harris has backed calls for the Oireachtas abortion committee’s findings to be used...

Monday, 11/12/17 - 6:14pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Glavin keen for Moorefield to end their underachievement in Leinster

IT’S often only when you retire and have time to sit down and reflect on your career that you realise what you have achieved, and perhaps what more you could have achieved. There are many players who would have loved...

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Mullally looking for improvements in second pro fight

AFTER landing a decision on points in his professional debut in September, Newbridge boxer Chris Mullally is looking to improve...

Friday, 24/11/17 - 1:25pm Read More

Feely enjoying Australian adventure

THE honour of being called up to represent your country is not something that Athy’s Kevin Feely takes lightly but...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:13pm Read More

National Sport

‘My dream is to unify the division,’ Katie Taylor ahead of her WBA lightweight title defence

Katie Taylor is determined to make the first defence of her WBA lightweight title so she can ensure a “big 2018” and pursue her ambition of unifying the division. The 31-year-old meets America’s Jessica McCaskill at London’s York Hall, having...

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Samaritans to listen for more than 12,500 hours this Christmas

Samaritans volunteers in branches across Ireland will take part in a series of events on December 21 st to mark...

Monday, 11/12/17 - 9:54pm Read More

Mohamed Salah scoops BBC football award

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has won the BBC African Footballer of the Year award. Salah finished top from a five-man...

Monday, 11/12/17 - 9:14pm Read More
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