Kildare News

‘Horrifying’ level of assaults on staff at Naas Hospital

OVER 260 assaults were carried out on staff at Naas General Hospital over the past three and a half years – including physical, violent and verbal attacks. A “shocking” 77 of these incidents were on Accident and Emergency workers alone...

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Rents in Naas over €400 higher per month than Athy

RENTS in Naas are over €400 higher per month than Athy according to the latest Quarterly Rent Index from the...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 10:15am Read More

Celebrating diversity in Athy

THE 11th year of celebrating diversity in Athy took place recently with a special theme which included “harnessing diversity and...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 10:20am Read More

Expansion plans announced by Newbridge based company

PROMO Pads has announced ambitious plans to create 60 jobs by 2020 just a month after it officially opened its...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 10:22am Read More

Army families living on the breadline

WIVES, partners and family members of soldiers took to the streets of Newbridge last Saturday afternoon to highlight the financial...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 2:56pm Read More

National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:01am Read More

Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:05am Read More

Entertainment

Writer defends Diana ‘ghost’ appearance in King Charles III drama

The writer of a new BBC drama that imagines the royal family after the death of the Queen has defended including the ghost of Diana, Princess of Wales, by saying it would be strange to tell the story without her....

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Dear White People given full marks on reviews site after accusations of racism

Netflix series Dear White People has been given a rating of 100% on reviews website Rotten Tomatoes despite an initial...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Is Saoirse Ronan the best thing about Ed Sheeran’s Galway Girl video?

Ed Sheeran fans have turned their attention to actress Saoirse Ronan as they praised her role in the singer’s new...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 1:29pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Sarsfields v Celbridge the pick of the Round 2 SFC & IFC draws

COUNTY champions Sarsfields versus Celbridge is the tie that has everybody talking after the Round 2 draws for the Joe Mallon Renault Senior and Court Yard Hotel Leixlip Intermediate football draws were made this evening. John Crofton’s Sarsfields are hoping...

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Devine intervention still hard for Kildare to take

EVEN now, 20 years on from that trilogy of games, the mere mention of the name Jody Devine is enough...

Friday, 16/06/17 - 3:00pm Read More

20 years on losing still hurts McCreery

20 years on from that wonderful series and all the enthralling memories that they evoke, one thing stands above all...

Friday, 16/06/17 - 2:50pm Read More

National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:16am Read More

Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 10:07am Read More