Kildare News

Michael English fundraising concert

MIchael English
Michael English and his band are back on the road with a fundraising in aid of Teach Diarmada and the Castledermot Parish Choir in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow this Sunday 30 March. Everyone is excited about this event and looking...

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Our School visits Halverstown NS

OUr School
Check out all the fabulous photos in this week’s Kildare Nationalist

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:30am Read More

Naas singer has her sights set on Eurovision

Singer Patricia Roe
KILDARE could be in line to have a contestant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with Naas resident Patricia Roe...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:26am Read More

Big C Choir seeks new members

KILDARE’S Big C Choir is currently recruiting new singers in preparation for their next concert and will begin rehearsals in...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:24am Read More

A shocking case of animal cruelty

Pony image 1
A SHOCKING case of animal cruelty is being investigated locally after a mare and foal were found apparently abandoned in...

Tuesday, 18/02/14 - 10:23am Read More

National News

Man arrested following €300k cannabis seizure in Galway

A man has been arrested following a drugs seizure in Co Galway.Around €300,000 worth of Cannabis plants were discovered in what is been described as a sophisticated grow house when gardaí carried out a planned search of a house in...

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Two remanded in custody in connection with high speed pursuit

By Eoin EnglishTwo men who were arrested after a high speed pursuit in Cork during which a garda was injured...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 1:11pm Read More

Gardaí appeal for careful driving over long weekend

Gardaí are appealing to drivers to slow down over the long weekend. Nearly 45,000 penalty points notices were issued for...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 1:07pm Read More


Stallone: Hardest thing to find is an action star

Jason Statham nearly "drowned to death" on set.The hunk stars as Lee Christmas in forthcoming 'The Expendables 3' alongside Sylvester Stallone who revealed just how "dangerous" action films can be while he was defending the genre which he believes isn't...

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Katy Perry considering solo motherhood

Katy Perry reportedly wants to have a baby.The 'Dark Horse' hitmaker, who split from John Mayer for good in February...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 10:35am Read More

James Franco’s ex-manager accused of stealing commission

James Franco's ex-manager is being sued for allegedly stealing from the actor for eight years.Miles Levy, who represented the 'Oz...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 10:30am Read More

Kildare Sport

Hackett names Kildare team to face Westmeath

Kildare centre-back Paul Mescal - one of three players from last year's team
Kildare minor football manager Brendan Hackett has named his team for Saturday’s (19 April) Leinster MFC game against Westmeath. The team contains just three players from last year’s Leinster-winning side: Paul Mescall, Jamie Flynn and Cian McConnell. Hackett’s side includes...

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Naas United's Aaron Akansi (left) tries to keep the ball away from Ballycane`s JP Higgins in the CR Wynne Feeds Senior Division game on Sunday morning
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
NAAS Utd continued their fine start to the KDFL season with a narrow 1-0 win over local rivals Ballycane Celtic....

Thursday, 17/04/14 - 12:21pm Read More

Confident Cully hunting for more gold

Kildare boxer Gary Cully
Gary Cully of St David’s Boxing Club in Naas is in Bulgaria this week hoping to strike gold at the...

Thursday, 10/04/14 - 3:53pm Read More

National Sport

Eriksen happy to play part in Spurs win

Christian Eriksen was delighted his free-kicks played a part in a 3-1 victory for Tottenham against Fulham - but thanked goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for rescuing him at the other end.The Denmark international fizzed in two deliveries from wide which were...

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O’Sullivan in early control at Worlds

Ronnie O'Sullivan was straight into an ominous groove as he opened a commanding lead over Robin Hull in their Dafabet...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 2:47pm Read More

Satruday’s horse racing tips

Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.CORK: 3.00 Tango Time, 4.40 KerkeniBATH: 7.00 Riskit...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 11:43am Read More