Kildare News

Witness tells court how accused came looking for alibi

Darren Wynne standing trial for the murder of Jamie Lindsay
A MAN being tried at the Central Criminal Court for the murder of his best friend in Athy last year has changed his plea to guilty of manslaughter. But the plea has not been accepted by the Director of Public...

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Celebrating on the treble in Castlemitchell

THERE were celebrations on the treble for the community of Castlemitchell with the opening of the new stand at the...

Tuesday, 08/07/14 - 9:08am Read More

Check out the photos from Tir na nOg preschool graduation


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Celebrating successful women in business

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WOMEN from the world of business gathered recently to celebrate their success at the Midsummer’s Eve Gala Dinner and Business...

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End of an era at Cill Dara Golf Club

MEMBERS and friends of Cill Dara Golf Club marked the end of an era on Saturday evening 28 June when...

Tuesday, 08/07/14 - 9:01am Read More

National News

Justice Minister rules out direct intervention in Garda oversight

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has admitted that she does not know exactly who will run the new independent Garda authority.Minister Fitzgerald is planning to publish laws to overhaul the Garda system and create a new Garda authority later this week.But...

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Residents and motorists warned as second Limerick water main bursts

Hundreds of homes in Limerick and Clare are without water supply after a water main burst in the early hours...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 11:56am Read More

Flanagan: Gaza ceasefire top priority for EU

The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says he believes a third-party intervention will be necessary to achieve a ceasefire in...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 9:43am Read More


Electric Picnic offers free tickets to charity fundraisers

Festival fans have been given a chance to get their hands on tickets for this year's Electric Picnic - by raising money for charity.Temple Street Children's University Hospital announced their partnership with Festival Republic 2014 and Electric Picnic, which has...

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Which X Factor judge has been warned to behave?

Did you really have to check? well its not Louis so of course its Mel B.Mel B has been warned...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:41am Read More

Johnson happy to let fans decide which DC character he plays

Dwayne Johnson has revealed he could play Shazam.The hunky actor, 42, revealed the news in an interview with LoveFilm, when...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:37am Read More

Kildare Sport


Close quarters: Down's Conor Maginn and Conor Toner battle with Kildare's Emmet Bolton, Fergal Conway and Tommy Moolick for possession
Photo: INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry
IN what was only his ninth senior appearance for Kildare, and his third in the championship, centre-back Fergal Conway turned in his most complete 70 minutes. “I kept the head down and just tried to do things right,” said the...

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AFTER 180 minutes of camogie, Kildare eventually pulled away from the Royals to claim the Leinster Camogie Intermediate Championship. It...

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O’Flaherty eager to force his way back into the starting team

Eoghan O'Flaherty
FOR someone who was a mainstay in the team during the league, as he has been over the past few...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 12:47pm Read More

National Sport

Ticket demand forces Wexford to seek Croker move

After stunning back-to-back wins in the Hurling Championship, Wexford have asked the GAA to move Sunday's All Ireland quarter-finals to Croke Park to satisfy ticket demand in the county. Wexford are to face Limerick on Sunday in Semple Stadium, Thurles...

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Horse Racing Ireland unveil 2015 plans

Horse Racing Ireland has announced it's fixture list for 2015 with the total number of fixtures remaining unchanged at 349.Leopardstown's...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:43am Read More

Stevie and Roys’ final press conference – in song

The cheeky cartoonists over at 442oons have given us their version of Steven Gerrard and Roy Hodgson holding one final...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:28am Read More