Kildare News

Athy students need your vote

SIX young students from Ardscoil na Trionóide in Athy have made it into the regional finals of the recycled fashion competition Junk Kouture and they need your help. 16-year-olds Darragh Grufferty, Fionn Breslin and Óisín Kelly are the first ever...

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Things getting hot and sweet in Naas

THINGS will be hotting up in the Moat Theatre next week when Naas Musical Society take over for their production...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 3:50pm Read More

All systems go for upgrading of the Curragh Racecourse

AFTER a long and drawn out process it’s all systems go on the €65m investment into the Curragh Racecourse. Local...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 3:52pm Read More

Chess mates go head to head in schools final

SIXTEEN primary schools from across Co Kildare went head to head last Tuesday for the Kildare Education Centre Chess Leagues...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 3:54pm Read More

Barrack gates to be put on display in museum

THE gates of the former Magee Barracks in Kildare town are to be restored and put on public display at...

Wednesday, 22/02/17 - 3:56pm Read More

National News

Cork’s first vegan bakery coming soon

Cork may soon have its own vegan bakery on George’s Quay after a local baking entrepreneur set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to fit out a unit in the city centre. Cork may soon have its own vegan...

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Bewley’s pledges to only use fair-trade coffee by year end

Coffee brewers Bewley’s say they aim to switch to 100% fairly-traded coffee by the end of 2017. The company is...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 7:55am Read More

Gardaí to announce details of investigation into death of elderly Waterford man today

Gardaí are due to announce details of an investigation into a suspicious death in Waterford later today. The body of...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 7:11am Read More

Entertainment

The best online reactions to the La La Land and Moonlight mix-up

Moonlight was awarded the best picture Oscar after La La Land was handed it in a major mix-up. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway took to the stage to announce the winner, but Warren hesitated as he prepared to read the...

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Ryan Gosling sees the funny side of Oscars mix-up

Ryan Gosling struggled to contain his laughter as it came to light that La La Land had mistakenly been given...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 8:22am Read More

Watch Casey Affleck, Emma Stone and other Academy Award nominees read out mean tweets at the Oscars

They might be Oscar nominees but that couldn’t save Casey Affleck, Emma Stone and Natalie Portman from reading some very...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 7:13am Read More

Kildare Sport

AS YOU WERE FOR KILDARE

PERHAPS not surprisingly, Kildare manager Cian O’Neill has opted not to change the starting 15 that defeated Meath in such comprehensive style for the visit of Cork to St Conleths Park on Sunday. With Emmet Bolton and Fionn Dowling still...

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Bernard’s ‘Fastest Feet’ take him all the way to New York

AN 8 year old student from Scoil Naomh Padraig in the Curragh will represent Ireland at the upcoming Milerose Games...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 9:55am Read More

McCormack to make Kildare debut against Meath

BEN McCormack is the one new face in a youthful looking Kildare side named by Cian O’Neill for Sunday’s opening...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 3:27pm Read More

National Sport

Rugby stars accused of buying cocaine released from Paris jail

Former All Blacks rugby lock Ali Williams and ex-Australia back James O’Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine during a night out in Paris. The Paris prosecutor’s office said Williams would be summoned...

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Barcelona have made their own Oscar nominations, and there’s some A-list talent in there

It’s that time of year when performers on the big screen are rewarded for their creative efforts, so naturally footballers...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 10:50pm Read More

Roma close gap on Juve while Lazio boost European hopes

Roma closed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to seven points with a 3-1 win away to Inter Milan...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 10:40pm Read More