Kildare News

Vandalism at former church horrifies local people in Athy

ATTEMPTED break-ins, graffiti, broken windows and anti social behaviour at the former Dominican Church in Athy is causing serious concern among locals. The iconic building is expected to undergo major transformation in the coming weeks as Kildare Co Council plan...

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Heartbreaking wait for surgery for brave, young Naas woman

A NAAS mother shared her heartbreaking story this week of a frustrating and maddening wait for scoliosis surgery for her...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 2:38pm Read More

Kildare woman seeks to be Britains’ Next Top Model

A BEAUTIFUL young Kildare woman is about to fight for the title of Britain’s Next Top Model. 23-year-old Alannah Beirne,...

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Local student honoured for outstanding volunteerism

A NEWBRIDGE student has been acknowledged for her outstanding acts of volunteerism in the local community. Youth volunteer Clíodhna Malone...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 2:43pm Read More

Major tourism award for Lullymore Heritage Park

LULLYMORE Heritage Park in Rathangan has received a major award for environmental tourism. The 60-acre heritage and discovery park, which...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 2:44pm Read More

National News

Homeless charities concerned by January figures

Homeless charities have expressed concern after homelessness figures reached a new record high. 7,167 people are homeless according to the January figures, an increase of 19 on the previous month. However the number of homeless families fell slightly during January,...

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Man dies in Donegal crash

A man in his late 30s has died in a crash in County Donegal. The two-car collision happened at Strand...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 11:45pm Read More

Gardaí arrest man after discovery of five bicycles and 13 laptops in van

Gardaí have seized a large quantity of stolen property and made a number of arrests in Dublin as part of...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 10:14pm Read More

Entertainment

TV Muslims ‘want to reach out to children facing prejudice’

The stars of a series documenting the everyday lives of young Muslims in Britain have said they want to reach out to children facing prejudice. Described by the Channel 4 show’s creators as “pioneers”, Waseem Iqbal and Naveed Ahmed aimed...

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David Baddiel praised for The Trouble With Dad dementia documentary

David Baddiel has said he was “very, very touched” by the positive response to his documentary about dementia. The comedian’s...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 11:44pm Read More

David Cassidy fighting memory loss, wants to ‘enjoy life’

America actor and singer David Cassidy has revealed he is struggling with memory loss. The 66-year-old – best known for...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 10:58pm 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

Newcastle go top of the Championship with win over Aston Villa

Newcastle 2 Aston Villa 0 Newcastle United reclaimed top spot in the Championship following a hard-earned 2-0 win over struggling Aston Villa at St James’ Park. The Villans’ wait for a league win in 2017 continued as Yoan Gouffran’s seventh...

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Arsenal streak past spirited Sutton in FA Cup

Sutton 0 Arsenal 2 Arsenal eased past a spirited Sutton side at a packed Gander Green Lane on Monday night...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 10:09pm Read More

Eoin Larkin critical of Kilkenny’s work-rate and attitude

Kilkenny legend Eoin Larkin has been critical of his county’s recent form, especially in the game against Clare. The Cats...

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