Kildare News

Garth Brooks tribute night in Athy GFC  

Gary McEvoy is Garth Brooks at Athy GFC thius Saturday night 20 September
ATTENTION all Garth Brooks fans! If you were disappointed by the no show in Croke Park Athy GFC are coming to the rescue. Athy GFC presents “The Garth Brooks Experience”, Ireland’s first ever Garth Brooks tribute act Gary McEvoy in...

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  Athy homes and business targeted in burglaries    

A HOMEOWNER in Athy returned to his property to find the front door had been chained from the inside after...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:48am Read More

Debs’ delight

Check out all the photos from St Mary’s College Debs Ball in this weeks Kildare Nationalist

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:46am Read More

Doctors warn bed closures would be ‘catastrophic’  for Naas hospital

THE prospect of beds closures at Naas Hospital has been described as ‘catastrophic’ by a local GP. Dr Brendan O’Shea...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:36am Read More

Homeless man found sleeping in porch

HOMELESS people are being forced to sleep rough because a hostel in Newbridge remains closed. One man was discovered sleeping...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:33am Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal over missing girl, 14

Concern is growing about a teenage girl who's been missing from her home in Clondalkin for five days.14-year-old Catherine Hayes Rice was last seen on Monday night at about 8.30pm in the Clondalkin area. She is described as about 5'8"...

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Man charged with murder of his parents in Donegal court

A man has been charged with the murder of his parents after appearing at a special sitting of Ballyshannon District...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 10:50pm Read More

Three arrested in Louth counter-drug operation

Gardai in Co Louth have arrested three people as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:07pm Read More


Deadmau5 is having a row with ‘DJ’ Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton has branded Deadmau5 an attention seeker.The 33-year-old socialite hit back at the DJ on Twitter after he called her a "straight up a**" for trying to carve out a career in the music industry and earning $1 million...

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Paltrow dating Glee star

Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk are "openly dating."The Oscar-winning actress, who announced her split from Chris Martin in March after...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 1:32am Read More

U2 plan quick album follow-up

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:41pm 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

Van Gaal not interested in criticism from anyone

Louis van Gaal will put up his "iron shield" and do battle with those who criticise his methods at Manchester United.Van Gaal faces the biggest test of his reign as United boss on Sunday when unbeaten league leaders Chelsea come...

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Mourinho ready to risk Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to risk Diego Costa's fitness at Manchester United on Sunday, providing the striker can...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:31pm Read More

Schmeichel condemns Neville’s comment

Peter Schmeichel has criticised his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville for questioning Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.Siding with his fellow...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:28pm Read More