Kildare News

Kildare young scientists perform with pride

YOUNG scientists from Kildare had the formula just right at the BT Young Scientist competition. Secondary school students from across Kildare were among the group of 1,100 young people who participated in the exhibition. They included students from Gael Choláiste...

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Monasterevin Come Dancing to fight suicide

STRICTLY Come Dancing comes to Monasterevin this Friday night 13 January to raise awareness of suicide and raise funds for...

Wednesday, 11/01/17 - 10:19am Read More

Athy family celebrates Christmas together for first time in 30 years

AN Athy family of 12 living siblings celebrated Christmas together for the first time in 30 years. The family also...

Wednesday, 11/01/17 - 10:14am Read More

New book gives life to work of Rathangan poet

A UNIQUE collaboration between the Bluebells and Buskers Festival and the local historical group in Rathangan came to fruition recently...

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Kildare schools to get €1.5m in IT funding

AMOST€1.5m in funding is available to schools in Co Kildare to develop information and communications technology. Fine Gael TD for...

Wednesday, 11/01/17 - 10:10am Read More

National News

Survey: Three out of four Irish pharmacies have been victims of crime

A new survey has revealed three out of four pharmacies in Ireland have been the victims of crime. The Irish Pharmacy Union survey has also found that a quarter of incidents were described as violent. The group says tougher sentencing...

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Hse orders review after 13 cancer cases missed by consultant

The HSE has commissioned an external review of bowl screening measures in County Wexford. It is after thirteen cases of...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 6:11am Read More

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €5m. Over 27,000 players won prizes. Follow @k_nationalist

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The Xtra Factor axed as ITV focus on digital

The X Factor’s spin-off show, The Xtra Factor, is to be taken off air, ITV has announced. Most recently fronted by former contestant Rylan Clark-Neal and presenter Matt Edmondson, the show is to be replaced by a digital spin-off. The...

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Robbie Williams to perform at Brit Awards

Robbie Williams will perform at this year’s Brit Awards, organisers have announced. The singer, who holds the crown for the...

Wednesday, 18/01/17 - 11:22pm Read More

Clean queen Kim Woodburn removed from main CBB house after branding Jamie O’Hara ‘chicken-livered bugger’

Television presenter Kim Woodburn was removed from the main Celebrity Big Brother house by security after an explosive argument with...

Wednesday, 18/01/17 - 11:07pm Read More

Kildare Sport


EVERY team needs a tough guy and it’s no coincidence that Kildare’s best team since the Mick O’Dwyer era coincided with the peak years of Daryl Flynn’s career. After winning a Leinster Under 21 title in 2004 as an 18...

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Sarsfields’ marathon man back in the football fold

“Conor Tiernan, with no exception, is the fastest and the fittest Gaelic footballer in Kildare. If he stood into the...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 3:42pm Read More

Keatley looking for another Leinster title

ON Sunday St Laurences will become the first Kildare club to contest a Leinster LGFA Senior Final when they take...

Thursday, 03/11/16 - 1:45pm Read More

National Sport

GAA round-up: Cork hurlers continue unbeaten start to the year

Cork’s hurlers have continued their unbeaten start to 2017 with a 0-25 to 1-19 win over Waterford in Mallow. Cork’s Daniel Kearney with Conor Gleeson of Waterford. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Dickson Elsewhere in the Munster Senior League, Limerick saw off Clare...

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FA Cup wrap: Liverpool advance while Shane Long secures Saints’ progress

Liverpool survived a scare to advance to the FA Cup fourth round at the second attempt with a narrow win...

Wednesday, 18/01/17 - 10:08pm Read More

Footballer facing FA charge over Harry Arter comments

Semi-professional footballer Alfie Barker has been charged by the Football Association in relation to offensive messages sent to Bournemouth’s Harry...

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