Kildare News

Fury over new dump planned for Naas town

A MOVE by Kildare County Council to grant a waste permit for a new dump beside Naas town has left locals shocked and angered. Despite more than 400 objections, the permit was granted this week for a dump adjacent to...

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Bad news for Kildare families as rents soar by 12.5%

RENTS in Kildare are now at their highest level on record and they are continuing to rise. Figures released this...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 10:20am Read More

GAA legend Dermot Earley inducted into hall of fame

FORMER chief of staff of the Defence Forces and Kildare county football manager Dermot Earley was inducted into the GAA...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 10:33am Read More

Naas woman is voted Ireland’s top pin-up

A NAAS woman has been crowned Ireland’s Miss PinUp and is on her way to competing for the international title....

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 10:30am Read More

Newbridge woman gets her walking boots on to tackle camino

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Camino de Santiago after reaching her goal weight. Slimming World consultant Barbara Byrne has raised almost €2,000 for the Marie...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 10:34am Read More

National News

Pat Hickey granted bail, unlikely to serve time in jail

OCI president Pat Hickey has been granted bail by a judge in Brazil – who says he is unlikely to serve time in Bangu jail, even if convicted. The OCI president has been held in the high-security Bangu prison following...

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Meath man wins €500,000 with Lotto plus 1 win

A Meath man has claimed €500,000 after winning the Lotto plus 1 prize from June 4. The man waited an...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 7:56pm Read More

Kevin Mallon has appeared in Brazil court

The Irishman arrested over alleged ticket touting has appeared in court in Brazil as part of his bail conditions. Kevin...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 5:12pm Read More


Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder dies aged 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in The Producers and the mad scientist of Young Frankenstein, has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said on Monday that...

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The VMA’s just got OWNED by Beyoncé – It’s all here in today’s showbiz catch-up

VMA’s? Sorry, we mean ‘Beyonce’s most memorable performance to date – ever’ as that’s what it will be known as...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 4:46pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare need extra time to beat Sligo at Breffni Park

Kildare 3-17 Sligo 2-14 (After extra-time – 1-12 each after 60 minutes). Maria Moolick’s extra-time goal proved decisive as Kildare edged out Sligo after extra-time in an epic TG4 All-Ireland ladies intermediate football semi-final at Kingspan Breffni Park this evening,...

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Adrian Keatley enjoyed his biggest success so far with Jet Setting but is primed for more Photo: ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
IT’S only a few years since Kildare native Adrian Keatley returned from a stint in Australia and decided to go...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 12:03pm Read More

Cribbin not relishing the thoughts of taking on his native county

Taking on his native county never gets any easier for Tom Cribbin
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TOM Cribbin is Kildare through and through but this Sunday he will hope that his Westmeath team can overcome his...

Saturday, 25/06/16 - 1:39pm Read More

National Sport

VIDEO: An emotional Robbie Keane thanks fans for their support since announcing his retirement

Robbie Keane says he’s been blown away by the out-pouring of well-wishes and support that he’s received since announcing his plan to retire from international football. Ireland’s most capped player and record goal-scorer will play his final game in the...

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O’Donovan brothers pay tribute to the club that contributed to their success

Olympic rowing heroes Gary and Paul O’Donovan have paid tribute the the rowing club that drove their Olympic dreams and...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 7:59pm Read More

French clubs to splash €300m on player wages this season

The uphill task facing the Irish provinces in the Champions Cup against French sides has become clear following the disclosure...

Monday, 29/08/16 - 3:01pm Read More