Kildare News

Fury over huge hike in Kildare rates

AN Athy businessman whose rates are set to increase by approximately 90% has proposed a rates strike until ‘common sense is brought to bear’. Adrian Conlan of Conlan’s Centra says he is going to fight the rate hikes “tooth and...

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Up to 10 jobs to go at Coca Cola plant in Athy

UP to 10 jobs are to go at the Athy International Concentrates (Coca Cola) plant in Athy. The involuntary redundancies...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:28pm Read More

Athy boy crowned champion speller

A YOUNG Athy pupil was all abuzz with excitement after being crowned Kildare champion speller. Mateusz Palka, a sixth class...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:30pm Read More

Planning permission refused for Monasterevin development

PLANNING permission has been refused for a 60-bed nursing home and 115 residential units, as well as a crèche and...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:32pm Read More

Cottage market to open in Newbridge

A NEW cottage market will open in Newbridge this summer. Twenty cottage markets are set to open in towns across...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:38pm Read More

National News

Man shot in Dublin inner-city attack

A man has been shot in Dublin city centre. The shooting took place at around 9.55pm. The man was reportedly shot in the chest in the incident on Railway Street in Dublin’s north Inner city. Gardaí said initials investigations indicated...

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‘Hearts and thoughts’ with Mark Duffy’s family as his body is recovered from sea

Rescue teams which recovered the body of Irish Coast Guard pilot Captain Mark Duffy from the Atlantic seabed have said...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 6:04pm Read More

Latest: Flanagan urges Stormont parties to reach agreement before tomorrow’s deadline

Latest: Speaking from Stormont Castle after the breakdown of talks aimed at reestablishing the Northern executive, Minister for Foreign Affairs...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 8:01pm Read More

Entertainment

Gary Lineker congratulates ex-wife Danielle Bux on pregnancy

Gary Lineker has congratulated his ex-wife Danielle Bux after she shared a picture online appearing to confirm she is pregnant. Danielle, who split from the football pundit last year, posted a photograph of herself on Instagram in which she is...

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Carol Vorderman reveals her mother’s battle with terminal cancer

Carol Vorderman has revealed her mother has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The former Countdown presenter, 56, went on Twitter...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 9:31pm Read More

‘Dreamy’ Tom Hardy wows mothers again with Bedtime Story for Cbeebies

Tom Hardy gave women across the nation a Mother’s Day treat when he read the Bedtime Story on children’s TV...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 9:30pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Fantastic Fahey – Larries’ four goal hero

ST LAURENCES 5-6 SARSFIELDS 1-15 ST Laurences, and in particular Shaun Fahey, made a flying start to the new league season when they recorded a fine win at the home of county champions Sarsfields.   The centre half forward grabbed...

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O’Neill goes for the tried and trusted for crucial game

IT should be no surprise by now, but Cian O’Neill has named a very familiar looking line up for Sunday’s...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 11:58am Read More

Flat season ready for the off at Naas Racecourse

Sunday is the start of a historic season for Naas Racecourse in which they will host the opening and closing...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 11:43am Read More

National Sport

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a new glow-in-the-dark haircut

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is star – and now he has a haircut to match. The Borussia Dortmund striker showed off his new haircut via Instagram today – and it’s certainly eye-catching. Barber G – the barber in Paris who initially posted...

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All square between Donegal and Monahan – thanks to last-gasp McManus penalty

Donegal 1-11 Monaghan 1-11 By Alan Foley Conor McManus has been the man whose saved Monaghan on penalty of occasions...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 6:46pm Read More

Bradley Lowery leading out England at Wembley is everything that’s good about football

There was scarcely a football fan unmoved as Bradley Lowery led England on to the pitch to face Lithuania alongside...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 7:32pm Read More