Kildare News

Reports mask true extent of speeding traffic

A CALL for an audit of all recent traffic surveys carried out by Kildare Co council has been made following claims that the council has under reported the numbers of vehicles speeding through the village of Suncroft. Cllr Fiona McLoughlin...

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Tree of hope planted to remember those affected by suicide

A TREE of Hope, in memory of all who have died through suicide, was planted at a special ceremony in...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:31pm Read More

Clongowes teacher is new Kildare Rose

THE newly crowned 2017 Kildare Rose, Deirbhle Mulvihill from Kilcock, has promised to ‘give it a go for the Lilies’...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:40pm Read More

Naas all set for Punchestown

NAAS is gearing up for Punchestown raceweek which takes place from Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 April. As one of...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:41pm Read More

Priest viciously assaulted outside church in Kildare

A PRIEST was kicked to the ground by two youths and punched in the head a number of times in...

Thursday, 13/04/17 - 11:26am Read More

National News

Everything you need to know about the Citizens’ Assembly recommendations on abortion

The Citizens’ Assembly have concluded their deliberations and have – among other things – recommended that women should be able to legally access abortion in Ireland, with no restriction. Amidst all the commentary let’s take a look at the facts...

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Whiplash injuries ‘a myth’, claims former neurosurgeon

Whiplash is nothing but a gravy train for medics, victims and lawyers, according to a former neurosurgeon. Dr Charles Marks,...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 12:50pm Read More

Former employee jailed for stealing €144,000 from Bank of Ireland

A former Bank of Ireland worker has been jailed for one year for stealing €144,000 from the bank between 2004...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 12:52pm Read More

Entertainment

Ferne McCann confirms pregnancy as ex-boyfriend to appear in court over acid attack

Reality TV star Ferne McCann has said she is “grateful” for the support she has received following news of her pregnancy as her ex-boyfriend is to appear in court charged in connection with an acid attack. Confirming her pregnancy for...

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Cast of Rhys Jones murder drama faced ‘an awful lot of responsibility’

The actress who plays the mother of murdered schoolboy Rhys Jones in a TV dramatisation has told of the “responsibility”...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 10:26am Read More

Ferne McCann’s boyfriend charged over nightclub acid attack

Arthur Collins, the boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, has been charged in connection with an acid attack at...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 6:33am Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare hurlers not taking anything for granted against Mayo

LOOKING at their respective Allianz National Hurling League records, you would think that Kildare will have little trouble in overcoming Mayo in the first round of the Christy Ring Cup on Saturday but Paul Divilly has been around for too...

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Eadestown ladies responding well to Irish soccer hero

AS one of Ireland’s most illustrious soccer players, Niall Quinn has been there, done that and worn the t-shirt, or...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:34pm Read More

Club Championship fixtures confirmed

THE fixtures for the first round of the Kildare Senior, Intermediate and Junior Football Championships have been confirmed. In the Joe...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 2:38pm Read More

National Sport

‘This isn’t even a good Tipperary team’, argues Ger Loughnane after League final hammering

Ger Loughnane has criticised Tipperary’s “softness and complacency” after their 16-point League final defeat to Galway, writes Stephen Barry. Last summer, Loughnane dismissed the Galway players as having “no guts whatsoever” and their manager Michéal Donoghue as being like the...

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‘Giving up is not an option’, says injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dismissed retirement rumours and insisted that he will return stronger after an injury layoff, writes Stephen Barry....

Monday, 24/04/17 - 1:17pm Read More

Davy Fitzgerald won’t appeal eight-week ban

Wexford will not appeal Davy Fitzgerald’s eight-week ban for encroaching onto the field of play and clashing with Tipperary players,...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 12:03pm Read More