Kildare News

Curragh Sheep Shearer features in Mercedez Benz Promotional Video

The man featured in this video is Andrew Corrigan. Mercedes Benz filmed a series of promotional videos around Europe and they wanted to feature a sheep farmer from Ireland. It took three days to film the video which also includes...

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Be safe this Halloween

KILDARE emergency services have advised people young and old to be fire-safe this Halloween. A warning was issued with particular...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:11am Read More

Hope is fading for new credit union in Newbridge

THE group behind plans to established a new credit union in Newbridge say they have exhausted every avenue and are...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

OUr School visits Gaelscoil Chill Dara. Check out the photos


Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:07am Read More

Pupils remember Newbridge men who died in World War 1

The students get ready to march to the railway station
ONE hundred years of Patrician primary school education in Newbridge and the 100th anniversary of World War 1 were commemorated...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

National News

Garda Superintendent raises concerns about policing water meter protests

Gardaí have raised concerns in the High Court about their ability to police protests around water meter installation works.A Chief Superintendent has told the court that the work stations are not deemed to be public areas and are therefore not...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to afternoon mugging at Cork city laneway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a Sunday afternoon mugging at a laneway in Cork City centre.The incident occurred on...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Man airlifted to hospital after falling on rocks at Kerry Head

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was injured in a fall in Co Kerry this morning.The alarm...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 3:43pm Read More


Monday’s TV tips

MYSTERIES: Loch Ness Monster: The Missing Evidence (Channel 5, 8pm)Whether you believe in the existence of the Loch Ness Monster or not, Channel 5 has deemed it enough of a debate-worthy topic to bring us another documentary about it.Tales of...

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Gordon Ramsey’s wife tells court of ‘extremely distressing’ family rift

The wife of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has told a judge of her "extremely distressing" discovery that her father and...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:06pm Read More

Mark Cagney kisses Alan Hughes on this morning’s Ireland AM

Mark Cagney and Alan Hughes kiss live on air - all for a good cause.The Ireland AM hosts are amongst...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 12:54pm Read More

Kildare Sport


Willie Casey (right) in action for Eadestown in round one of this year's intermediate football championship
Photo: Adrian Melia
Football has come full circle for Willie Casey. In 1996 he won a county medal on the subs bench with Eadestown but even after back-to-back final defeats in 2001 and 2002, it doesn’t count. Sunday’s intermediate final against Round Towers...

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Lilies lose Hurley to AFL as Ryan’s hand weakens

Sean Hurley
KILDARE have lost another senior footballer to the AFL. Towering midfielder Sean Hurley will take up a contract with Fremantle...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 10:43am Read More


Niall Carew collecting his cheque for €170,322 euro from Boylesports after landing a massive gamble thanks to a draw between Kerry and Mayo in the All-Ireland football semi-final
Former Kildare selector lands €170k gamble FORMER Kildare selector Niall Carew is €170,000 richer thanks to Kerry footballer Kieran O’Leary....

Monday, 25/08/14 - 7:23pm Read More

National Sport

Gazza: I felt victimised by doctors

Troubled former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has said he felt "victimised" by doctors who sectioned him following a recent drinking binge.The former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United star was kept in hospital for around five days last month because doctors...

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Ferrari F1 team boss sacked after just seven months

Marco Mattiacci has been axed as Ferrari team principal.Despite lacking any F1 experience, Mattiacci was handed the role in mid-April...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 1:16pm Read More

Hamilton celebrates second world title sipping watermelon juice

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his Formula One title triumph with watermelon juice, a couple of sips of Cognac and by swapping...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 9:36am Read More