Kildare News

Baby’s arrival makes five living generations of one local family

Five generations family from Kilmeade Betty Byrne, Dymphna Fennelly, Renda Fennelly, Lisamarie Fennelly and Lillie-May Doyle.
Photo : Piotr Kwasnik.
    THE Lily Whites may not have had a great run of luck on the GAA fields recently but the recent arrival of a new Lillie has been greeted with absolute delight by one Kilmeade family. Lillie Mae is...

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 Over €1.36million pension payout to former politicians

      MORE than €1.36million has been handed out in pensions in the last four years to four former...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:12am Read More

 Fine Gael councillor claims her election as mayor is being blocked by Fianna Fáil

Cllr Fiona McLoughlin Healy topped the list
  A FINE Gael councillor who believed she would be elected as the new mayor of the district next week...

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Second handbag snatch in two weeks in Newbridge

  GARDAÍ are warning the public to be vigilant following a second handbag snatch to have taken place in Newbridge...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:09am Read More

More than 25 burglaries a week in county

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                AN increase in burglaries and thefts around the county is causing concern...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 10:08am Read More

National News

Second postmaster enters election race

A second postmaster has put himself up as an election candidate in the deepening row with Government over feared post office closures.Andrew Kelly from Cabra, Dublin, will run in the Dublin Central constituency as part of a campaign to get...

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Govt: Too early to say if Clerys workers will be paid

A report into the sale and liquidation of Clerys says it is too early to know whether workers and creditors...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:52pm Read More

Focus Ireland: homelessness in Dublin a ‘natural disaster’

The Government is being urged to consider the current homeless problem in Dublin as a "natural disaster".Dublin City Council is...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:30pm Read More


Pierce Brosnan reliving his Irish childhood in Navan

Pierce Brosnan has been gracing our shores a lot lately filming his new movie 'I.T.' on location in Dublin.And according to his Instagram acaount, he's been enjoying every minute of it. When he’s not busy working, he’s been spending quality...

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Tuesday’s TV Tips

Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners (C4, 8pm) Cleaning obsessives Hayley and Dann head for Plas Teg, a 17th-century Jacobean manor in the...

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Kerry Katona kicks husband out after nine months of marriage

Kerry Katona's marriage to George Kay is reportedly on the rocks after just nine months. The 34-year-old star, who's best...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Conway to miss Dublin clash

Fergal Conway will miss Sunday's game against Dublin after picking up an injury during the replay win over Laois
Photo: ©INPHO/Ken Sutton
CELBRIDGE’S Fergal Conway will miss Sunday’s Leinster semi final clash in Croke Park against Dublin after damaging an eye socket during the replay victory over Laois in Tullamore last Saturday week. The centre half back was first replaced in the 21st...

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Star studded line up for 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby

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EIGHT runners have been declared for Saturday’s 150th running of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby headed by the Epsom Derby...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 1:48pm Read More

Tyrrell steps into Cill Dara hot seat

FOLLOWING their AGM in Beech Park last Thursday evening (18 June), Cill Dara RFC confirmed the appointment of Aidan Tyrrell...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 12:04pm Read More

National Sport

Dublin player reportedly received serious injurues in challenge match

By Kevin MurphyDublin footballer Davey Byrne has been released from hospital after receiving a nasty injury in a recent challenge game with Armagh. The Evening Herald report that the player sustained serious injuries in the incident which took place before...

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VIDEO: Do people in LA know who Steven Gerrard is?

Anfield hero Steven Gerrard has made the move from Liverpool to LA, and was introduced to the fans at LA...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:57pm Read More

Record purse announced for Galway Hurdle winner

By Kevin Murphy The Galway races are fast approaching and an Irish National Hunt record purse of €300,000 will go...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:46pm Read More