Kildare News

Former Dominican priory to open as emergency accommodation for families

THE former Dominican Piory in Athy is to open as emergency accommodation for families. Kildare Co Council has entered into a partnership with the Peter McVerry Trust, to provide a family hub at the Athy building. The short term accommodation...

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Teacher inspired love of writing in Naas film maker

A FILM producer from Naas who has just released his first feature film has credited his former English teacher at...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 3:13pm Read More

Reports mask true extent of speeding traffic

A CALL for an audit of all recent traffic surveys carried out by Kildare Co council has been made following...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:28pm Read More

Tree of hope planted to remember those affected by suicide

A TREE of Hope, in memory of all who have died through suicide, was planted at a special ceremony in...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:31pm Read More

Clongowes teacher is new Kildare Rose

THE newly crowned 2017 Kildare Rose, Deirbhle Mulvihill from Kilcock, has promised to ‘give it a go for the Lilies’...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:40pm Read More

National News

Joan Burton to water protesters: You wonder where this hate is coming from

Former Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has told the trial of Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other water protesters that, “you wonder in times like that where this hate is coming from”. “My politics is not...

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Minister warns unions to prepare for ‘very, very difficult’ pay negotiations

A senior Government Minister has warned unions to prepare for “very, very difficult” pay talk negotiations, insisting there is no...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 2:33pm Read More

Gardaí issue alert after man charged with escaping garda custody flees from officers in court again

By David Raleigh A man has escaped from garda custody after been refused bail on a charge of escaping garda...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 2:04pm Read More

Entertainment

Armagh school choir wow on Britain’s Got Talent

It’s Britain’s Got Talent season and you know what that means, it’s that time of the year when dog tricks, bad stunt acts and talented kids fill up the majority of news feed. This week make room for St. Patrick’s...

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Caitlyn Jenner ‘disappointed’ after ex-wife Kris hits out at ‘made up’ memoir

Caitlyn Jenner has told of her “disappointment” with ex-wife Kris’s scathing review of her new memoir, detailing the history of...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Davina McCall: I’ve cried with doctor convinced I have Alzheimer’s like father

Davina McCall has phoned her doctor twice in tears fearing she is suffering from Alzheimer’s like her father. The former...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Huge boost for Kildare GAA with Brophy set to return

KILDARE GAA received a huge boost with the news that Paddy Brophy is to bring to an end his career with AFL side West Coast Eagles to return home to Ireland. The Australian club made the announcement on their website...

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Kildare hurlers not taking anything for granted against Mayo

LOOKING at their respective Allianz National Hurling League records, you would think that Kildare will have little trouble in overcoming...

Friday, 21/04/17 - 11:00am Read More

Eadestown ladies responding well to Irish soccer hero

AS one of Ireland’s most illustrious soccer players, Niall Quinn has been there, done that and worn the t-shirt, or...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:34pm Read More

National Sport

‘I’m training hard in the gym’: Mourinho looking at ALL his options ahead of weekend

Jose Mourinho offered a tongue-in-cheek solution to Manchester United’s personnel problems: picking himself against Swansea. The Red Devils were without a handful of first-teamers for Thursday’s 0-0 draw at Manchester City and are stretched even thinner for Sunday’s match after...

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Dejan Lovren signs new Liverpool deal

Defender Dejan Lovren has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. The club announced the news on Friday morning as...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 1:52pm Read More

Ulster make three changes to side to face Ospreys

Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss has made just three personnel changes to the Ulster team that will travel to...

Friday, 28/04/17 - 1:43pm Read More