Kildare News

President unveils seven commemorative stones to 1916 leaders in Curragh Camp

President Michael D.Higgins visith The Curragh Camp to unveil memorial stones to 1916 leaders.
Photo : Piotr Kwasnik
PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins visited the Curragh on Thursday to unveil seven commemorative stones dedicated to the seven signatories of the 1916 Proclamation. It was still misty and cold when he arrived early at the Camp to meet with the...

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Restrictions needed to stop all day parking in Castledermot

A LOCAL councillor has called for parking restrictions on the main street of Castledermot to counteract long term parking in...

Thursday, 08/12/16 - 2:41pm Read More

Planning permission sought for more than 900 houses in county in past month

PLANNING applications for more than 900 houses in the county were recevied by Kildare Co Council in the past month...

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Nás na Ríogh Singers host a gala concert to support Moat Theatre

The Nás na Ríogh Singers
THE Nás na Rí Singers, with Mezzo Soprano Norah King, present a Christmas Gala Concert of choral favourites on Wednesday...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 3:48pm Read More

No room at the Kildare refuge

ALMOST 300 women and children attempting to flee domestic violence were unable to get admittance to a refuge in Kildare...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 2:24pm Read More

National News

Homeless children in Ireland ‘worse off than those in UK’

The ISPCC today said that children who are currently homeless in Ireland are worse off than children who are homeless in the UK. The charity has raised concerns about the ongoing placement of children in emergency accommodation and the lack...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth over €2.5m. Follow @k_nationalist

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 9:03pm Read More

Gardaí search for missing Dublin woman Lucy Donovan

Update 9.05pm: Lucy Donovan has been found safe and well this evening. Gardaí have asked for the public’s help to...

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 9:06pm Read More


It’s the Strictly semi-final and we’re all armchair experts by now

We’ve been watching Strictly Come Dancing for a fair few weeks now, which clearly means we’ve all become the world’s foremost experts in judging routines. Because sitting on the sofa on a Saturday night is all the training anyone could...

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Patti Smith forgets lyrics to Bob Dylan song during Nobel Prize ceremony

Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall at the Nobel Prize ceremony...

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 7:23pm Read More

Eight quotes from AA Gill who never minced his words

Restaurant critic AA Gill has died aged 62. He will be remembered for his writing style and his use of...

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 7:38pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Sarsfields’ marathon man back in the football fold

Tiernan leads the celebrations after his half time introduction helped turn this year's county final against Moorefield in Sarsfields' favour
Photo: Piotr Kwasnik
“Conor Tiernan, with no exception, is the fastest and the fittest Gaelic footballer in Kildare. If he stood into the county panel now, there isn’t anything to live with him.” John Crofton, 16 October   *** ZERO-five-thirty. It’s dark, it’s...

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Keatley looking for another Leinster title

Liberty Insurance Junior Camogie Championship 15/9/2013
Louise Keatley
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
ON Sunday St Laurences will become the first Kildare club to contest a Leinster LGFA Senior Final when they take...

Thursday, 03/11/16 - 1:45pm Read More

Phillips aiming to make up for lost time

Kildare Senior Football Championship 17/10/2010
Jason Phillips celebrates scoring a point
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
ON the last two occasions that Moorefield defeated Sarsfields to lift the Dermot Bourke Cup on the steps of St...

Friday, 14/10/16 - 11:24am Read More

National Sport

Lee Chin makes the difference for Leinster against Connacht

Leinster 1-14 Connacht 1-12 Lee Chin led the Leinster charge as they scraped past Connacht by two points in this afternoon’s interprovincial hurling semi-final in Nenagh, writes Jackie Cahill. Ciarán Hetherton’s charges finished with 14 men as Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly...

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Ulster: Ulster withstand comeback to beat Clermont who claim two bonus points

Ulster 39 Clermont 32 Rory Best and Paddy Jackson shone as Ulster kept their European Champions Cup qualification hopes alive...

Saturday, 10/12/16 - 4:12pm Read More

Everton suffer defeat at Watford – The story of the match

Stefano Okaka scored his first goals for Watford as Everton’s miserable run continued with a 3-2 defeat at Vicarage Road....

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