Kildare News

Get on yer bike for cancer charity

NAAS Cycling Club will host the 13th annual Marie Keating Foundation Charity Cycle on Sunday, next 10 August. The charity and the cycling club have joined forces to raise funds for cancer awareness and research with the support of Eurocycles...

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New €7m school for Athy

  A BUDGET allocation just shy of €7million, to construct a new school at Scoil Mhicil Naofa, has been sanctioned...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 4:20pm Read More

Petition in support of Newbridge hostel

ALMOST 300 people have signed a petition that calls on the national office of St Vincent de Paul to reverse...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 4:19pm Read More

Book of condolences opened by council for people of Gaza  

Book of condolences
A BOOK of Condolences for the people who have lost their lives in the conflict in Gaza has been opened...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 4:18pm Read More

Pushed to the point of homelessness

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THREE women, who need to be on the council housing list in order to qualify for rent allowance, claim they...

Wednesday, 06/08/14 - 4:17pm Read More

National News

INMO calls for action on Drogheda hospital problems

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is calling for a strategic plan to alleviate overcrowding and staff shortages at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.The group says overcrowding there is dangerous for patients and causes problems for staff.Members...

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Protests to call for repeal of 8th amendment

Protests will take place across the country this evening, calling for the repeal of the 8th amendment to the Constitution.It...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 6:34am Read More

Nurses to hold lunchtime protest in Drogheda today

Nurses who are members of the INMO will hold a lunchtime protest today outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:33am Read More


Busey ‘visited by Patrick Swayze’s ghost’

Gary Busey claims he was visited by Patrick Swayze's ghost last week.The 'Lethal Weapon' actor believes he has a connection to the spiritual world after his heart stopped during brain surgery after a motorbike crash in 1988, and he insists...

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Phil Lynott’s 65th birthday anniversary today

Today would have been Phil Lynott's 65th birthday.The rock star, who fronted Thin Lizzy, died aged 36 on 4th January...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 1:31am Read More

Supermodel withdraws kids from school over presence of cancer-causing chemicals

Cindy Crawford has withdrawn her children from school.The 48-year-old supermodel and her husband Rande Gerber have decided not to allow...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 6:30pm Read More

Kildare Sport


Bryan Murphy
FORMER Kildare star Bryan Murphy is the new county under-21 manager – but only just. Murphy, who is best remembered for the goal he scored to win Kildare’s first Leinster title for 32 years in 1998, managed the county minors...

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Cloghs strike late to take title in extra-time

Clogherinkoe celebrate after winning the SFL Division 5 title
David Bergin finally settled this tight and tense Division 5 final in favour of Clogherinkoe with a goal two minutes...

Friday, 08/08/14 - 12:16pm Read More


Jack Kelly clears for Rathangan against Naas United in the Hill Electrical Division 3 game at Monread Park
WITH the last 16 round of the Lumsden Cup taking pride of place in the KDFL action this weekend, Premier...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 5:06pm Read More

National Sport

Wenger confident about qualifying

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains confident his men can finish the job and qualify for the Champions League after battling to a goalless draw against Besiktas in Istanbul, where midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off.The Gunners were stretched by Slaven...

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Wenger slams Ramsey sending off

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at the sending off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his side battled to a...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 12:46am Read More

Cork legend Cunningham to take the reins of UCC Fitzgibbon team

Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham, who left Jimmy Barry-Murphy's backroom team at the end of last season, has been named...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 11:04pm Read More