Kildare News

Local band needs your vote to play The Picnic

A BAND made up of two young Athy men has reached the last 30 of an RTÉ competition to play Electric Picnic this year. The band, named A Great Quiet, is made up of Will O’Donnell and Aran Cardiff. They...

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Tributes paid to fire victims

TRIBUTES have been paid to two local men who died in a house fire in Tully East last week after...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:22pm Read More

Ten new gardaí in Co Kildare

AN additional 10 gardaí have been appointed to Kildare after the latest cohort of recruits graduated from Templemore Garda College...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Athy honours is local heroes

FOUR people in Athy will receive a Local Hero Award for their contributions to the community at a ceremony this...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:30pm Read More

Big turnout for open day at Kildare Animal Foundation

THE Kildare Animal Foundation open day took place recently and it been described as a “great day” with its biggest...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:33pm Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:40am Read More

Entertainment

Darren Kennedy to co-host Xposé

Darren Kennedy is to co-host Xposé this week as part of the show’s summer series of guest presenters. Darren is the first male host so far and is following Thalia Heffernan’s recent stint. Darren has hosted TV shows on BBC,...

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This is why Body Coach Joe Wicks warns against quick-fix ‘beach body’ diets

Social media health pro Joe Wicks has urged people to stay healthy and avoid “beach body” crash diets in the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:20am Read More

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them sequel starts filming

The sequel to JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them has begun filming  – with British rising star...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:20am Read More

Kildare Sport

A TIME FILLED WITH WHAT IFS

KILDARE supporters won’t need any introduction to the man in the opposing dug out on Saturday night and the majority of the Kildare panel won’t need one either. During his six years in Kildare, Kieran McGeeney handed Championship debuts to...

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CINDERELLA MAN LOOKING FOR FAIRYTALE ENDING TO HIS STORY

On Saturday, ARRON BEALE steps into a MMA cage for the first time as part of the Wimp2Warrior series but...

Thursday, 27/07/17 - 10:10am Read More

Flynn named as June’s GAA/GPA Footballer of the Month

KILDARE’S Daniel Flynn has been named as the GAA/GPA Footballer of the Month for the month of June following two...

Wednesday, 26/07/17 - 12:02pm Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More