Kildare News


Lisa Farrell and her son Jayden from Kilcullen. Lisa feels abandonned by_ the system
A YOUNG Kilcullen mother expressed her frustration this week at the serious lack of available accommodation as she struggles to find a home for herself and her son. 26-year-old Lisa Farrell is a single parent and said she is caught...

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Water bills burned in Kilcullen

Water bills being burned in Kilcullen last Wednesday
SUPPORTERS of Scrap Water Charges Kildare gathered in Kilcullen on Wednesday for a ‘Burn Your Bills’ session. The event was...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:25pm Read More

This week marks 18th anniversay of disapearance of Newbridge woman

Deirdre Jacob who disappeared 17 years ago today 28 July
THIS Thursday (28 July) marks the 18th anniversary of the disappearance of Newbridge woman Deirdre Jacob. Her parents and gardaí...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:27pm Read More

Swiss company is to create 20 jobs in Kill

THE Swiss process automation company Endress+Hauser has announced it is to establish an international SAP IT Hub, in Kill creating...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:29pm Read More

Youngest cardiac first responders in Ireland

Claire Finn from the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council of Ireland ( PHECC) and advanced paramedic David Finnegan picured with Sarah O'Rourke, Isolina Busto-Gilligan, Jack Finnegan and Laura Kelly from the Clane Red Cross Cadet Unit at the presentation of Community cardiac first responders (CFRs) certificates
SEVEN members of the Red Cross cadet unit in Clane have become Ireland’s youngest community cardiac first responders (CFRs). Sarah...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:35pm Read More

National News

Man arrested in connection with Kildare filling-station robbery

Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at a Co Kildare filling station. The raid happened on Thursday when a man entered the filling station on the Carlow Road in Athy. He threatened a female staff...

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LÉ James Joyce rescues more than 400 migrants

The LÉ James Joyce rescued more than 400 migrants from the Mediterranean yesterday in three separate operations. Twenty-five people were...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 11:43am Read More

AIB and Bank of Ireland among Europe’s worst performing banks in latest stress tests

Irish lenders AIB and Bank of Ireland have been ranked amongst the bottom banks in the latest stress tests of...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 2:22pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Cribbin not relishing the thoughts of taking on his native county

Taking on his native county never gets any easier for Tom Cribbin
Photo: ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy
TOM Cribbin is Kildare through and through but this Sunday he will hope that his Westmeath team can overcome his native county and qualify for another Leinster Final when they meet in Croke Park. Cribbin has managed against Kildare with...

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Miracle man Fitzpatrick back to full fitness

Ciarán Fitzpatrick has stunned the Kildare medical team by battling his way back from a serious injruy to be in contention for a place in the team for Sunday's Leinster semi-final
Photo: ©INPHO/Ken Sutton
HIS manager labelled his return to fitness ahead of schedule as ‘miraculous’ but Ciaran Fitzpatrick was never going to give...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 1:33pm Read More

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan ready for professional bow

Athy BC's Eric Donovan is in good shape ahead of his professional debut on Saturday
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
THERE are many boxers who would gladly settle for the kind of amateur career that Eric Donovan enjoyed. Five senior...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 1:15pm Read More

National Sport

Brendan Rodgers pleased with Celtic workout despite defeat to Barcelona

Celtic were out-gunned but not out-classed as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Barcelona in Dublin. The Spanish giants named a strong starting XI that included superstar frontmen Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. And while the Parkhead outfit were...

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Harrington powers on at the PGA championship with a bogey-free third round

Padraig Harrington kept the Irish flag flying at the PGA Championship on Saturday as he charged onto the leader with...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:47pm Read More

Mayo struggle to make it to quarter-final against Tyrone

Mayo 3-15 Westmeath 1-14 Brendan O’Brien Croke Park Another All-Ireland quarter-final berth booked by Mayo, but the prospect of finally...

Saturday, 30/07/16 - 8:10pm Read More