Kildare News

Garth Brooks tribute night in Athy GFC  

Gary McEvoy is Garth Brooks at Athy GFC thius Saturday night 20 September
ATTENTION all Garth Brooks fans! If you were disappointed by the no show in Croke Park Athy GFC are coming to the rescue. Athy GFC presents “The Garth Brooks Experience”, Ireland’s first ever Garth Brooks tribute act Gary McEvoy in...

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  Athy homes and business targeted in burglaries    

A HOMEOWNER in Athy returned to his property to find the front door had been chained from the inside after...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:48am Read More

Debs’ delight

Check out all the photos from St Mary’s College Debs Ball in this weeks Kildare Nationalist

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:46am Read More

Doctors warn bed closures would be ‘catastrophic’  for Naas hospital

THE prospect of beds closures at Naas Hospital has been described as ‘catastrophic’ by a local GP. Dr Brendan O’Shea...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:36am Read More

Homeless man found sleeping in porch

HOMELESS people are being forced to sleep rough because a hostel in Newbridge remains closed. One man was discovered sleeping...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:33am Read More

National News

Limerick residents return home after viable bomb attached to car

Around 20 houses had to be evacuated tonight after the discovery of a bomb in Newcastle West, Co Limerick.The device -- described by a spokesperson for the army as "viable" -- was attached to a car outside a house at...

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Limerick residential area evacuated by army bomb disposal team

Several homes have been evacuated and a housing estate sealed off in Limerick as the army bomb disposal team deals...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:05pm Read More

Missing Meath woman located

Missing woman Ann King has been located safe and well. Gardaí thanked the media and the public for their assistance....

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 10:10pm Read More


Mason plays down success of Floyd album

It has sold millions of copies around the world and its distinctive cover showing light reflected through a prism is immediately recognisable, but Pink Floyd's Nick Mason reckons the success of Dark Side of the Moon is exaggerated.The album, which...

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Wednesday’s TV tips

MUSIC: The MOBO Awards 2014 (ITV2, 8pm)Mel B is certainly busy these days. When she?s not giving her impressively frank...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 6:18pm Read More

Renée Zellweger’s change is due to a more fulfilling life?

Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks different.The 45-year-old actress has been the subject of plastic surgery accusations...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 4:35pm 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

Liverpool outclassed by Madrid at Anfield

Real Madrid showed exactly why they are European champions and how far Liverpool have fallen down the pecking order with a 3-0 victory in a display which oozed class at Anfield.Karim Benzema scored twice after Cristiano Ronaldo broke his six-match...

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Two late goals seal dramatic win for Arsenal

Substitute Lukas Podolski netted a dramatic late winner as Arsenal came from behind with two goals in the final two...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 10:57pm Read More

Fabulous gesture from football club chairman makes one fan’s day

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has reached out to a fan of the club who has been battling cancer with a...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 6:15pm Read More