Kildare News

Newbridge courthouse insurance money to go towards new library head quarters

INSURANCE money from the fire which destroyed the courthouse in Newbridge is to go towards a new library head quarters in the town. Plans for the site were discussed at the Kildare Newbridge Municipal District meeting on Wednesday when Cllr...

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Kildare kids get creative with great business ideas

Pupils Aibhe Kelly and Nicole Dunne from Scoil Colmcill Naofa in Moone with teacher Darragh Flynn with Liam Queally MD Irish Dog Foods, Deputy Martin Heydon  andTrea Morris JEP Project Manager
SCHOOL children all over Kildare demonstrated just how creative they are when it comes to coming up with business ideas....

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 10:51am Read More

Cash needed to safeguard future of Naas theatre

THERE is a very real threat to the future of the Moat Theatre in Naas without an injection of cash...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 10:49am Read More

Kildare Mother frustrated and angry at lack of support for their son

THE mother of a Leaving Certificate student who has been denied support for his exams voiced her anger and frustration...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 11:55am Read More

Kildare rents rose by 11.2% in a year

RENTS IN Kildare are on average 11.2% higher compared with this time last year. The rent rise in Kildare is...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 11:53am Read More

National News

Fine weather to remain until weekend at least

Summer finally arrived in Ireland at the weekend with tens of thousands of people enjoying the sunshine at the beach, parks and lakes as the country basked in the best weather of the year so far writes Dan Buckley. And...

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Teachers’ union votes to accept pay restoration deal

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland has accepted a proposed agreement which aimed to address the issues that led to the...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 8:07am Read More

Martin Callinan controversy expected to be raised in Dáil

The controversy surrounding the former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan is expected to be raised in the Dáil this afternoon. The...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 7:43am Read More

Kildare Sport

Wide open championship in store as 11 teams battle to follow in Castlemitchell’s footsteps

Grange captain Jason Lambe along with Kilcullen captain Jamie Lambe and the Noel Moran Cup.
Photo: Sean Brilly
THE Tom Cross Junior Football Championship begins this weekend with one of the most wide open championships in recent memory. The addition of Kildangan and Ardclough to the ranks adds intrigue while Caragh, the side relegated from last year’s Intermediate...

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Carbery ready for Aviva showdown

Former Athy man Joey Carbery at the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Final Media Day at the Aviva Stadium
Photo: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
THIS Sunday will be another huge day in the blossoming career of 20-year-old out-half Joey Carbery, as he prepares for...

Thursday, 05/05/16 - 2:41pm Read More

Kildare to begin defence of Leinster minor title

Brian McLoughlin and Ciaran Kelly lead the celebrations following Kildare's Leinster minor final victory last year
Photo: ©INPHO/James Crombie
KILDARE’S minor footballers begin the defence of their Leinster title tomorrow afternoon in Aughrim when they take on Wicklow (throw...

Friday, 15/04/16 - 12:10pm Read More

National Sport

‘Ridiculous’ reason FIFA won’t let Scottish boy play for U15 team

FIFA may be busy dealing with worldwide headlines regarding corruption in the organisation, but it is still determined to enforce certain rules, no matter how ludicrous the circumstances. In order to stop European clubs poaching potential stars from Africa and...

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Robbie Keane injury could reopen Euros door to Kevin Doyle

First there was the disconcerting sight of Robbie Keane stepping gingerly down from the team bus before entering Turner’s Cross,...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 11:50am Read More

Former Armagh boss: ‘Poisonous would be the word to use with Brolly’

Former Armagh manager Paul Grimley has slammed Joe Brolly’s “poisonous” criticism of his former selector and current Orchard County supremo...

Tuesday, 31/05/16 - 12:40pm Read More