Kildare News

Gold Gaisce for two Kildare young people

TWO inspirational young people from Kildare received their prestigious Gaisce Gold Award from President Michael D Higgins at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle last Wednesday 6 December. Ronan MacGiolla Rua and Eoin MacBradaigh were among 55 young people...

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Naas ‘think space’ gets €2m funding

FUNDING for the development of an innovative’ Think Space” in Naas was announced by the minister for Business, Enterprise and...

Thursday, 14/12/17 - 12:40pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 2:32pm Read More

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

National News

Parents of tragic Milly Toumey remember their ‘unique little character’

By Cillian Sherlock The parents of Milly Toumey, who died by suicide when she was 11 in January last year, have appeared on the Late Late Show to speak about their terrible tragedy and how they believe we are failing...

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Here’s where tonight’s winning €500k EuroMillions Plus ticket was sold

There was no winner of tonight’s €126.5m EuroMillions jackpot. Tonight’s winning numbers were 25, 30, 31,42 and 50. The lucky...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 9:34pm Read More

Irish issues still on table for Phase Two of Brexit talks

Irish issues are still on the table as talks on Brexit move into Phase Two. It was decided at the...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 7:34pm 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

Ulster Ulster deliver six-try thumping of Harlequins

ULSTER 52 HARLEQUINS 24 Ulster stayed in the race for European Champions Cup qualification by delivering a six-try thumping of Harlequins. Tries from Stuart McCloskey, Craig Gilroy, Charles Piutau, Alan O’Connor, John Cooney and Andrew Trimble set up a 52-24...

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Pat McQuaid: Froome’s adverse drugs test ‘a disaster’ for cycling

Former UCI president Pat McQuaid has called Chris Froome’s adverse drugs test “a disaster” for cycling and claimed Team Sky...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 9:44pm Read More

Zinedine Zidane jumps to defence of Karim Benzema ahead of Club World Cup final

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has shrugged off criticism of Karim Benzema ahead of Saturday’s FIFA Club World Cup final...

Friday, 15/12/17 - 6:53pm Read More
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