Kildare News

Water protests planned for Saturday

PROTESTS against the imposition of water charges will be across Co Kildare as part of the national day of action on Saturday next 2 November. In Newbridge protesters plan to burn Irish Water packs in the town centre. The protest...

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Be safe this Halloween

KILDARE emergency services have advised people young and old to be fire-safe this Halloween. A warning was issued with particular...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:11am Read More

Hope is fading for new credit union in Newbridge

THE group behind plans to established a new credit union in Newbridge say they have exhausted every avenue and are...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

OUr School visits Gaelscoil Chill Dara. Check out the photos


Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:07am Read More

Pupils remember Newbridge men who died in World War 1

The students get ready to march to the railway station
ONE hundred years of Patrician primary school education in Newbridge and the 100th anniversary of World War 1 were commemorated...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

National News

Security alert over suspicious object in Lurgan

A security alert is under way after the discovery of a suspicious object in County Armagh.It was found in a fast food restaurant on Union Street, Lurgan, at around 10.30pm tonight.British Army bomb disposal experts are at the scene and...

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Phil Hogan officially resigns to take up European role

The former Environment Minister has formally submitted his resignation from the Oireachtas, to take up his role as EU Commissioner.Phil...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:04pm Read More

Man to appear in court over Dublin airport ebola hoax

A 56-year-old man who was arrested in connection with an incident on board an aircraft at Dublin Airport today is...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 8:36pm Read More


Bieber ‘depressed’ over split with Selena

Justin Bieber is reportedly "depressed" over his recent split from Selena Gomez.The 20-year-old singer is believed to be heartbroken after the 'Come And Get It' hitmaker rejected any of his advances to reignite their relationship.A source told "Justin has...

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Internet ‘makes people stupid’, says John Lydon

John Lydon thinks the internet is to blame for making a lot of young people "incredibly stupid".The former Sex Pistols...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 5:24pm Read More

Lots of new material in the wings for twigs

FKA twigs is "constantly" making new music.The 26-year-old singer - whose real name is Tahliah Barnett - already has a...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 3:51pm 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

Everton profits soar to delight of club officials

Everton have revealed record profits of more than £28million for the 2013/14 season.The profits of £28.2million come off the back of a 39 per cent rise in turnover to £120.5million, boosted by broadcast revenues of £88.5million courtesy of the Barclays...

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Pardew happy with depth of squad and younger players

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has warned his players few of them can count on their place in his team after...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:05pm Read More

Hamilton: Double points rule not a problem

Lewis Hamilton is determined not to let the spectre of double points on offer in the final grand prix impact...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 8:08pm Read More