Kildare News

‘Relief road will happen,’ says Varadkar

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the Southern Distributor Road project during a visit to Athy on yesterday afternoon (Monday). The taoiseach was speaking at the opening of Kildare South TD and Fine Gael party chairman Martin Heydon’s...

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Round of applause as Moat gets €150k grant

MAJOR upgrade works are planned at the Moat Theatre in Naas over the summer of 2018 following the allocation of...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:00pm Read More

A 1-2-3 for Kildare at exellence awards

KILDARE students found themselves hitting all of the right notes at the recent Leinster School of Music & Drama Excellence...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Athy writer set to launch debut poetry collection

DAVID Delaney is a prolific writer. He started writing poetry when he was just 12 years of age and now...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:06pm Read More

Lazer lights and parade mark Halloween in Athy

HALLOWEEN bonfires in the Athy area were avoided by the council sending in skips to areas where fires would traditionally...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:47am Read More

National News

Gardaí arrest 15 suspected of organised begging in Cork

By Eoin English Fifteen people were arrested in Cork City centre over the weekend as part of an ongoing garda operation targeting suspected organised begging activity. All were arrested in the central shopping district around St Patrick’s St and on...

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Cyclist dies in accident involving two cars in Kerry

A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision with two cars in Co. Kerry last night. It happened...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 8:14am Read More

Here is why churches are being lit up in red today

Churches and state buildings here and in the UK will be lit up today as part of a campaign to...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 8:04am Read More

Kildare Sport

Feely enjoying Australian adventure

THE honour of being called up to represent your country is not something that Athy’s Kevin Feely takes lightly but he does admit that the potential to visit a country that he always wanted to see makes his inclusion in...

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Selfless attitude of Hurley-Lynch sums up the Moorefield way

IN the aftermath of Moorefield’s remarkable county final win over Celbridge, despite playing for two thirds of the game with...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 2:49pm Read More

Raheens begin Leinster campaign in Wexford

IT has been a rollercoaster few weeks for everyone at Raheens as they’ve celebrated making it back to the Senior...

Friday, 03/11/17 - 11:09am Read More

National Sport

Ronnie O’Sullivan survives scare to progress in Belfast

Ronnie O’Sullivan survived a scare to book his place in the second round of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. O’Sullivan was pushed by Germany’s world number 120 Lukas Kleckers, who fired a break of 137 to pull back from...

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Man City below their best in Champions League win, says Pep Guardiola

Raheem Sterling hit a late winner as an unusually subdued Manchester City secured top spot in their Champions League group...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:44am Read More

Losing three-goal lead was a ‘misjudgement’, says Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists their squandering of a three-goal lead in the 3-3 draw with Sevilla was a “misjudgement”...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:44am Read More
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