Kildare News

Explorer’s cabin to come home to Kildare

NATIONAL Lottery funding has helped to speed up the return of a vital piece of maritime history to Athy. The Shackelton Museum at Athy Heritage Centre is shortly due to receive the restored ship cabin that Shackelton, who was born...

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Gardaí appeal for information on 2009 arson/murder

GARDAÍ are looking to identify three men who were seen in the area where an arson attack took place in...

Thursday, 05/10/17 - 3:13pm Read More

Free concert to mark launch of new album by renowned musician

ATHY musician Brian Hughes is rightly acclaimed as one of the very best exponents of the tin whistle. Now Brian...

Thursday, 05/10/17 - 3:15pm Read More

Heydon welcomes CCTV scheme for rural areas

FINE Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation, by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan, of additional funding for community CCTV schemes...

Thursday, 05/10/17 - 3:22pm Read More

Good response to Kilcullen market square initiative

THERE was a very good response to the activity on market square in Kilcullen on Saturday last, for the public...

Thursday, 05/10/17 - 3:25pm Read More

National News

Ibrahim Halawa released from prison in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison, it is being reported. The 21-year-old from Dublin was cleared last month of all charges connected to mass protests in Cairo in August 2013 on the Muslim Brotherhood’s so-called Day of Rage. A...

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WRC talks between trade unions and Irish Rail end without agreement

Talks between trade unions and Irish Rail have ended without agreement at the WRC. Management say they offered a 1.75%...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 12:40am Read More

Taoiseach: Banks have dragged their heels too long over tracker scandal

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the banks could sort out the tracker scandal in months. After suggesting tax hikes or...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 8:30pm Read More


Liam Gallagher says Oasis not reforming but wants to make peace with Noel

Liam Gallagher wants to end his conflict with brother Noel as he called for them to put their “shit aside”. The former Oasis frontman, who hit the top of the charts with his debut solo album this month, said the...

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Tom Jones: Abuse and harassment common in music industry as well as Hollywood

Sir Tom Jones has said the abuse and harassment alleged to take place in Hollywood is also common in the...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 10:20am Read More

Latest: Musician Eamonn Campbell ‘passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife and family’

Update 10.54am: The family of musician Eamonn Campbell following his recent death in a Dutch hospital. “Former member of The...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 3:30pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Allan searching for that winning Phelan once again

EVERYTHING had been going so positively for Allan Phelan since his return to the ring in Ireland earlier this year that it was a major surprise when he was beaten by English man Jamie Quinn in June, in his third...

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Caragh looking to cap meteoric rise

FOR those around the age of this reporter, Caragh Celtic were always one of the best sides in the KDFL...

Friday, 06/10/17 - 1:42pm Read More

New position for Coleman but same desire for winning trophies

FOR the best part of 20 years a very familiar sight around Kildare football pitches was Ray Coleman flying up...

Friday, 06/10/17 - 1:43pm Read More

National Sport

Mass brawl and defeat adds to Everton woes

Everton boss Ronald Koeman was forced to endure more disappointment as Lyon consigned his side to an ill-tempered defeat and more Europa League misery. Koeman has been forced to confront the potential of “crisis” unfolding at Goodison Park and this...

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Here are the draws for next year’s championships

GAA fans can start planning their summer this evening. The draws for next year’s Football Championship have taken place and...

Thursday, 19/10/17 - 9:50pm Read More

Arobatic effort from Olivier Giroud gives Arsenal win over 10-man Red Star Belgrade

Olivier Giroud scored a stunning winner as a much-changed Arsenal side saw off 10-man Red Star Belgrade in their Europa...

Friday, 20/10/17 - 2:20am Read More
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