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

Greyhound management agree deal with striking staff over cost cuts

Striking Greyhound workers in Dublin and management at the company have struck a deal on new cost saving measures, which could bring to an end the 14-week-old dispute. Workers will now be balloted on these new proposals this Monday. More...

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Man in Dublin hospital after being shot in his garden by man on a bike

A 32-year-old man has been injured in a shooting in Dublin.Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating a shooting incident in...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:19pm Read More

Poll sees Labour support rise while SF slips

Labour is seeing its support increase in a new opinion poll. The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent shows...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 7:00pm Read More


Faith took four years off her age to get record deal

Paloma Faith lied about her age to get a record deal.The 'Picking Up the Pieces' hitmaker told bosses she was 23 when she was actually 27 at the time because she thought she was too old to get signed.Speaking to...

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Saturday’s TV Tips

DRAMA: Doctor Who (BBC One, 7.30pm) The Time Lord and Clara join forces with a beautiful shape-shifter and a cyber-augmented...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 6:16pm Read More

Thicke’s ex-wife has ‘moved on’

Paula Patton has moved on from Robin Thicke.The 38-year-old actress, who split from the 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker in February after...

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Kildare Sport


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. Carew cashed in on an accumulator bet at odds of 18,512/1 when O’Leary scored the equaliser at the end of...

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Bryan Murphy
FORMER Kildare star Bryan Murphy is the new county under-21 manager – but only just. Murphy, who is best remembered...

Wednesday, 13/08/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Cloghs strike late to take title in extra-time

Clogherinkoe celebrate after winning the SFL Division 5 title
David Bergin finally settled this tight and tense Division 5 final in favour of Clogherinkoe with a goal two minutes...

Friday, 08/08/14 - 12:16pm Read More

National Sport

Player breaks record by scoring from edge of his own box

Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored a stunning goal from the edge of his own area as his side beat Hanover 96 2-0 today. At 83 metres it takes the record for the longest distance goal ever scored in the Bundesliga....

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West Ham win Liverpool face-off

West Ham 3 Liverpool 1An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho earned West Ham just a second Premier League win of...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 8:14pm Read More

St Gall’s win sixth FBD Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland football 7s title

By Daragh Ó Conchúir St Gall's (Antrim) 1-11 Bryansford (Down) 1-10 St Gall's just edged out Bryansford to claim their...

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