Kildare News

‘Relief road will happen,’ says Varadkar

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the Southern Distributor Road project during a visit to Athy on yesterday afternoon (Monday). The taoiseach was speaking at the opening of Kildare South TD and Fine Gael party chairman Martin Heydon’s...

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Round of applause as Moat gets €150k grant

MAJOR upgrade works are planned at the Moat Theatre in Naas over the summer of 2018 following the allocation of...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:00pm Read More

A 1-2-3 for Kildare at exellence awards

KILDARE students found themselves hitting all of the right notes at the recent Leinster School of Music & Drama Excellence...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Athy writer set to launch debut poetry collection

DAVID Delaney is a prolific writer. He started writing poetry when he was just 12 years of age and now...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:06pm Read More

Lazer lights and parade mark Halloween in Athy

HALLOWEEN bonfires in the Athy area were avoided by the council sending in skips to areas where fires would traditionally...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:47am Read More

National News

Sinn Féin to decide whether to declare no confidence in Tanaiste

Sinn Fein say they will wait until this afternoon to decide whether to declare no confidence in the Tanaiste. The party says Frances Fitzgerald still has questions to answer regarding the Maurice McCabe controversy and expects her to answer them...

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Motorists warned to watch out for icy conditions as country set for ‘polar low’

Motorists are being warned to watch out for icy conditions this morning. It follows severe rainfall overnight and a sharp...

Thursday, 23/11/17 - 7:24am Read More

Residential Tenancies Board trying to prevent landlords evicting tenants during renovations

The Residential Tenancies Board is trying to close the loophole that allows landlords evict tenants during renovations. In new guidelines...

Thursday, 23/11/17 - 7:14am Read More

Kildare Sport

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 he does admit that the potential to visit a country that he always wanted to see makes his inclusion in...

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Selfless attitude of Hurley-Lynch sums up the Moorefield way

IN the aftermath of Moorefield’s remarkable county final win over Celbridge, despite playing for two thirds of the game with...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 2:49pm Read More

Raheens begin Leinster campaign in Wexford

IT has been a rollercoaster few weeks for everyone at Raheens as they’ve celebrated making it back to the Senior...

Friday, 03/11/17 - 11:09am Read More

National Sport

Ronnie O’Sullivan through to third round in Northern Ireland Open

Ronnie O’Sullivan continued his fine form with a 4-0 whitewash of Duane Jones at the Northern Ireland Open. The five-time world champion, who has recently won the English Open and Shanghai Masters and finished as runner-up in the Champion of...

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Champions League wrap: Griezmann’s stunner steals the show

Antoine Griezmann’s stunning goal kept Atletico Madrid’s Champions League hopes alive as they grabbed a vital victory over Roma. The...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 10:34pm Read More

Late goal helps Basel to deserved win over Man United

Basel 1 – Manchester United 0: Manchester United were denied a place in the Champions League knockout phase as Michael...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 10:15pm Read More
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