Kildare News

Murder trial continues in Dublin

The late Jason Doogue
Murder trial continues in Dublin Pages 4 and 5 this week Follow @k_nationalist

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Witness heard murder accused threaten another man less than two hours after Athy killing

The late Jason Doogue
A WITNESS at a murder trial said she heard the accused threaten another man less than two hours after a...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 3:18pm Read More

Naas student receives McDonald’s scholarship

McDonald’s manager Theresa Savage with McDonald’s Scholarship winner Alice Egan and McDonald’s owner operator Seán Quirke
NAAS student Alice Egan has been awarded a prize as part of the McDonald’s Scholarship Programme. The awards were presented...

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Athy band signed and sealed!

Picture This by Eva Murphy 16th of May 2016.
ATHY band Picture This signed last week with the world’s biggest record label. Less than a year since they formed...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 4:19pm Read More

Naas company shortlisted for award

A NAAS based company has made the shortlist for the Best New Start company category in a prestigious competition and...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 4:30pm Read More

National News

Clare Daly uses Dáil privilege to criticise judge who issued bench warrant for her arrest

A TD has used Dáil privilege to criticise a judge in her own case for “irrational decisions”. Independents4Change TD Clare Daly made the comments about a judge who issued a bench warrant for her arrest earlier this month. The warrant...

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Lucky player scoops €500,000 in Lotto Plus 1 draw

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €4,963,411- however one lucky player won €500,000 in the Lotto Plus...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 8:53pm Read More

13-year-old missing from Mullingar

Gardaí are seeking the publics help in tracing a missing teenager. 13-year-old Ned Connors is missing from Mullingar in County...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 8:24pm Read More


Candice has won – and pretty much everyone called it

Less than 15 minutes before the winner was announced everyone knew that Candice had it in the bag. As she presented perfect sausage rolls, flavoursome prawn quiches and a luscious chocolate cake made with olive oil for a humongous garden...

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Too much cooking, gardening and drama on TV, says Sir David Attenborough

Modern television focuses too heavily on reality and lifestyle-based programmes rather than exploring new subjects, Sir David Attenborough has said....

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 9:20pm Read More

The champion of the Great British Bake Off has been crowned

Candice Brown has been named winner of the last series of The Great British Bake Off to air on the...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 9:05pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Phillips aiming to make up for lost time

Kildare Senior Football Championship 17/10/2010
Jason Phillips celebrates scoring a point
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
ON the last two occasions that Moorefield defeated Sarsfields to lift the Dermot Bourke Cup on the steps of St Conleths Park, Jason Phillips was nothing more than an interested spectator. Just another Moorefield supporter lost in the crowd but...

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Old master Crofton striking the right note with Sarsfields’ youngsters

Kildare Senior Football Championship Final 13/10/2013
John Crofton 
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
REACHING five successive finals is something not done since the early 90s so that is an astonishing achievement in itself...

Friday, 14/10/16 - 11:30am Read More

Brave Burke battles through the pain barrier to make her dream come true

Erica Burke played on for Kildare despite fracturing a bone in her right ankle as early as early as the third minute
Photo: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
AMONG the plethora of photographs on social media following Kildare ladies’ fantastic one point win over Clare in the All-Ireland...

Friday, 07/10/16 - 10:37am Read More

National Sport

Southampton’s record signing scores sensational goal on debut

Southampton 1 Sunderland 0 Sofiane Boufal marked his St Mary’s debut with a stunning strike to fire Southampton into the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup. The club’s record signing, whose introduction to English football has been delayed by injury, curled...

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Fans clash during EFL Cup match at the London Stadium

Clashes between rival supporters marred West Ham’s EFL Cup fourth round win over Chelsea at the former Olympic Stadium on...

Wednesday, 26/10/16 - 9:54pm Read More

Joe Hart’s latest goalkeeping slip-up is so miraculously bad it’s impressive

England goalkeeper Joe Hart’s topsy-turvy season continues to throw up talking points. The Manchester City loanee at Italian Seria A...

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