Kildare News

Free handyman service launched in Athy

PEOPLE who are aged 60 and over can avail of a new free handyman service that has just arrived in Athy. The Age Action Care and Repair programme will be launched tonight (Tuesday) in Pettitt’s supermarket at 7pm by local...

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Kildare girl drumming up a storm for Late Late Toy Show

9 year old Sophie Tracy getting in some practice before she preforms on on the RTE Toy show.

Photo: Thomas Nolan
A YOUNG girl from Castledermot was plucked from thousands of youngsters who auditioned for the The Late Late Toy Show...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 3:38pm Read More

Kilmead student impresses at music awards

Alexander Brychta from Kilmead
AN 18 year old musician from Kilmead was one of the finalists at a national musical awards ceremony recently.  Alexander...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Moving ceremony ends link going back almost 800 years

Fr Frank McEvoy, PP, Fr John Heffernan OP, Fr. Jim Candon OP, Fr. John Walsh OP, Fr. Gregory Carroll O.P. (Provincial) and Bishop Eamonn Walsh pictured at a presention to the Athy Dominicans in St Michael's Church
IT was a sad and difficult day on Sunday when hundreds gathered in St Dominic’s Church in Athy to say...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 3:30pm Read More

Celebrations in Kildare as Maxi Zoo named Pet Store of Year

Maxi Zoo staff celebrate their success in being named Pet Store of the Year at the Retail Excellence Ireland Awards
MAXI Zoo stores in Newbridge, Naas and Maynooth have won the Pet Store of the Year award at the prestigious...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 3:46pm Read More

National News

Investigations into workplace accident that killed Cork man

A man critically injured in a workplace accident in Cork city on Monday has died.The man was from Inniscarra, outside Cork City.The victim, who was in his 50s, sustained head injuries when the cherry picker he was using tipped over...

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Ireland’s climate likely to get warmer according to EPA

Ireland's climate is likely to get warmer by the middle of this century.The finding is contained in new research published...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 9:29pm Read More

16-year-old Carla O Connor missing from Clare

Gardaí in Shannon, Co Clare are appealing for members of the public to help them trace the whereabouts of 16-year-old...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 9:35pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Ratoath standing in Cosgrave’s way once more

Emmet O'Keefe on the charge for Castledermot during their their Leinster Intermediate quarter-final win over Offaly side Ballycumber to set up Sunday's clash with Ratoath
Photo : Piotr Kwasnik
IT’s a fact of sport, and maybe life, that the lows of the disappointments always stick in the mind longer than the highs of glory. Ask any top level sportsman and they will always say that it is the trophies...

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Late developer Donnelly intends to make most of Ireland opportunity

22 August 2015; Aine Donnelly, Leinster. Women's Interprovincial, Ulster v Leinster. RFC, Portadown, Co. Armagh. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE
AT the age of 28, Aine Donnelly is set to make her international debut against England at The Stoop on...

Friday, 13/11/15 - 1:07pm Read More

Mulhall sisters make the difference for Kildare Town

Kildare Town celebrate after Niamh Mulhall scored their third goal
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
THE Mulhall sisters, Niamh and Rhona, were right at home in their home town of Athy as they led the...

Friday, 23/10/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National Sport

Kevin Keegan takes swipe at Newcastle’s ‘shrinking’ stars

Former Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan has claimed the club is too big for some of current head coach Steve McClaren’s players.The Magpies slipped to a humiliating 3-0 Barclays Premier League defeat by Leicester last Saturday as too many members of...

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Rio Ferdinand: Manchester United showed more ambition in my day

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has come to the defence of current manager Louis van Gaal but also criticised...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 8:49am Read More

Andy Murray confident he can handle pressure of Davis Cup final

Andy Murray is ready to shoulder the pressure and carry Great Britain to a first Davis Cup title since 1936.The...

Friday, 27/11/15 - 7:18am Read More