Kildare News

Report identifies ‘deficiencies’ in Millfield houses

ANGER and concern filled the Ryston Sports and Social Club in Newbridge on Thursday night when the residents of Millfield estate got together for a public meeting to discuss legacy issues of the fire stricken development. The meeting, convened and...

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Million euro Martin!

Martin Burke from Naas, who won €1,018,000 on the National Lottery’s The Million Euro Challenge game show on RTE with his daughter in law Gina Burke, son Martin and wife Kathleen
IRELAND’S latest millionaire was enjoying a quiet drink in his local just hours after his historic win on Million Euro...

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 12:55pm Read More

Kildare elderly brothers in tussle with raiders

TWO elderly brothers sustained minor injuries during a tussle with three men who were armed with a sledge hammer and...

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 12:52pm Read More

Bluebells and Buskers in Killinthomas Woods

County Kildare Mayor Fiona O`Loughlin with special guests Philip Scott and Whizz O`Rourke and friends at the launch of Blueblls and Buskers which takes place in Killinthomas Woods on Sunday next 3 May
Photos: Piotr Kwasnik
IT’S the time of the year again when bluebells and buskers join forces in Killinthomas woods. On Sunday, 3 May,...

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Fire at Kilberry plant

Fire damage at the Bord na Mona plant in Kilberry
Photos: Jonathan Robinson.
FIRE fighters from Athy and Monasterevin battled a blaze at the Bord na Mona plant in Kilberry on Sunday afternoon....

Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

INMO will press for wage increases

The union representing nurses and midwives has said that they will press for restoration of wages lost to pay cuts, when they meet Minister Brendan Howlin.Talks between the Government and unions on restoring pay levels for about 300,000 public sector...

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Gardaí search for missing Dublin man Eoin O’Halloran

Gardaí have appealed for the public's help in finding missing man Eoin O'Halloran.The 41-year-old has been missing from his home...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 8:14pm Read More

GSOC finds homeless man’s arrest ‘lawful and proportionate’

A GSOC investigation into the arrest of a homeless man in Dublin City centre in March found the force used...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 7:46pm Read More


QUIZ: Which Game Of Thrones house are you?

HBO series Games of Thrones has captivated imaginations since its creation in 2011. And as season five is well underway, there's no better time to find out which of the great houses you belong in. We can't all be Starks,...

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Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown dies

Hot Chocolate frontman Errol Brown has died aged 71, his manager said.The singer, famous for hits including You Sexy Thing...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 4:48pm Read More

Wednesday’s TV tips

Inspector George Gently (BBC1, 8pm)All good things must come to an end, but that idea won't make it any easier...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 2:41pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Hackett rings the changes ahead of Offaly clash

Jimmy Hyland is brought into the Kildare minor team in one of seven changes made by manager Brendan Hackett
KILDARE minor football manager Brendan Hackett has made no less than seven changes ahead of tonight’s do or die Leinster Championship game against Offaly in O’Connor Park, Tullamore (Throw in 7.15pm).   Last time out, Louth defeated Kildare, 2-14 to...

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KDUL Match of the day – Sallins Celtic in pole position for league title after Naas and Newbridge draw

Alex Moody - Naas AFC keeper
NAAS AFC 0 NEWBRIDGE TOWN 0 IN one of the tightest divisions in recent memory, Naas AFC and Newbridge Town...

Friday, 01/05/15 - 2:37pm Read More

Separating sport from reality – The Player’s View

In this week’s Player’s View column, Robbie Dunne reveals the difficulty in separating Robbie Dunne – the person, from Robbie...

Friday, 01/05/15 - 2:29pm Read More

National Sport

Spanish federation announces strike

The Spanish football federation has suspended all domestic competitions indefinitely from May 16 over a row with the government which includes issues with television rights.The RFEF said in a statement on its official website that it is unhappy with the...

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Neville: de Gea may leave Man United

Phil Neville fears David de Gea will leave Manchester United this summer.European champions Real Madrid have been monitoring De Gea's...

Wednesday, 06/05/15 - 2:22pm Read More

Newcastle boss’ Sports Direct HQ visited by police

Police have searched Mike Ashley's Sports Direct headquarters in Derbyshire as part of their ongoing investigation relating to Rangers.The Newcastle...

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