Kildare News

Signs of property bouncing back

New homes at Landen park in Naas which went on sale last weekend
CONSTRUCTION and property are experiencing a positive bounce back in Kildare as new estates are starting to emerge around the county. Naas is welcoming growth in the property market as it saw the launch of the first big residential development...

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Shutting up shop in Naas

Penneys is to close its Naas store next month
Has the heart, as well as the business, gone out of the town? PENNEY’S has become the latest retailer to...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:35am Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day at the races  

Alison Bough, President, Network Ireland
NETWORK Ireland Kildare branch is celebrating International Women’s day at Naas Racecourse this coming Sunday 8 March. Thousands of events...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:32am Read More

Answering the call of the wood 

Emmet Kane’s life never took a straightforward path. He has always done things his own way and is now holding...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:29am Read More

Don’t STOP that bus!  

A PUBLIC meeting to protest over the reduction in the rural bus service serving the south of the county will...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:23am Read More

National News

Joe O’Reilly applies to have murder conviction declared a miscarriage of justice

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on whether Joe O'Reilly can apply to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of justice.In July 2007 Joe O'Reilly was convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury and sentenced...

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Visiting restrictions continue at Tallaght Hospital

Visiting restrictions due to a flu outbreak at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin, have been maintained following a review.The hospital says...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 7:41pm Read More

Edward Snowden wants to return to the US for a fair trial

Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden says he wants to return to the US if he is guaranteed a fair...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 7:38pm Read More


Gallagher his out at ‘f**kwits’ Maroon 5

Noel Gallagher believes Maroon 5 have tattoos to distract people from their music.The outspoken rocker has taken aim at the 'Animals' hitmakers by saying they only have fans because people are distracted by their handsome looks and inkings, unlike his...

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Katie Ritchie shares vintage photo to congratulate fellow Home and Away star

Katie Ritchie who plays Sally Fletcher, and Emily Symons (Marilyn) have been friends since 1989 after meeting on the set...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:24pm Read More

Tuesday’s TV tips

REALITY: My Big Fat Gypsy: Luck of the Irish (TV3, 9pm)This special episode celebrates the Irish travelling community, exploring their...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:11pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Minister opens new Saplings school in Kill

MINISTER for Education & Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, officially opened the new Saplings School in Kill last week. The special school provides quality education for children with autism and complex needs. Every visitor to the event was given a sapling tree...

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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...

Thursday, 09/10/14 - 11:44pm Read More

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

National Sport

Paul Galvin returns to Kerry panel

By John Fogarty, Irish ExaminerFour-time All-Ireland winner Paul Galvin has made a shock return to the Kerry panel, it has been announced this evening.Thirteen months after he confirmed his retirement from inter-county football, the 2009 footballer of the year, now...

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Pape 10-week ban for kneeing Heaslip upheld

Pascal Pape's RBS 6 Nations career has ended in acrimony after the France lock lost his appeal against a 10-week...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 5:55pm Read More

Schmidt: Aviva crowd played a ‘massive’ role against England

By Grainne McGuinness and Shaun CroninIreland coach Joe Schmidt praised the support of the crowd at Ireland's victory over England...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 5:28pm Read More