Kildare News

Curragh Sheep Shearer features in Mercedez Benz Promotional Video

The man featured in this video is Andrew Corrigan. Mercedes Benz filmed a series of promotional videos around Europe and they wanted to feature a sheep farmer from Ireland. It took three days to film the video which also includes...

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Be safe this Halloween

KILDARE emergency services have advised people young and old to be fire-safe this Halloween. A warning was issued with particular...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:11am Read More

Hope is fading for new credit union in Newbridge

THE group behind plans to established a new credit union in Newbridge say they have exhausted every avenue and are...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

OUr School visits Gaelscoil Chill Dara. Check out the photos


Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:07am Read More

Pupils remember Newbridge men who died in World War 1

The students get ready to march to the railway station
ONE hundred years of Patrician primary school education in Newbridge and the 100th anniversary of World War 1 were commemorated...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

National News

Daly: Govt mis-using gender to create female ‘old boys club’

TD Clare Daly has accused the Government of deliberately appointing women to key positions within the courts and Gardaí to distract from cronyism.Clare Daly said the appointments of women to positions as Garda Commissioner (Nóirín O'Sullivan) and chair of the...

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50kgs of cocaine seized in Tyrone

Fifty kilos of cocaine has been seized in Co Tyrone.The drugs, worth an estimated £2.5m, were found in suitcases in...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 11:42am Read More

A&E patient’s family ‘devastated’ at manner of death in Limerick hospital

The solicitor for the family of a man who died on a hospital trolley having presented as a "very urgent"...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 11:23am Read More


Price in hospital for implants swap

Katie Price has gone into hospital to get her breast implants replaced.The 36-year-old star took to her YouGossip site to post a number of pictures of herself on her hospital bed as she prepares to go under the knife, including...

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Independence Day sequel to start shooting next year

The 'Independence Day' sequel will begin filming next year.The long-anticipated follow-up to the 1996 sci-fi adventure starring Will Smith, has...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 10:18am Read More

George the Poet shortlisted for Critics Choice Award

A poet with a huge online following has been shortlisted for a prestigious music industry award. 23-year-old George Mpanga from...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:42am 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

Best to start for Ulster against Munster who make five changes

Rory Best will start for Ulster against Munster in tomorrow's match at Thomond Park while Munster coach Anthony Foley has named a strong squad bolstered by a number of returning internationals.The international hooker's inclusion is one of four changes to...

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Franz Beckenbauer among four to be investigated in World Cup bidding probe

Three current FIFA executive committee members are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 11:39am Read More

Garcia investigates FIFA trio

Three current FIFA executive committee members are under investigation by ethics chief Michael Garcia following his probe into World Cup...

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