Kildare News

Tributes paid to fire victims

TRIBUTES have been paid to two local men who died in a house fire in Tully East last week after a blaze ripped through the property in the early hours of Tuesdaymorning. One of the victims has been named locally...

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Ten new gardaí in Co Kildare

AN additional 10 gardaí have been appointed to Kildare after the latest cohort of recruits graduated from Templemore Garda College...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Athy honours is local heroes

FOUR people in Athy will receive a Local Hero Award for their contributions to the community at a ceremony this...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:30pm Read More

Big turnout for open day at Kildare Animal Foundation

THE Kildare Animal Foundation open day took place recently and it been described as a “great day” with its biggest...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 4:33pm Read More

Investigation continues into cause of fire

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into establishing how the fire, in which a fire fighter was injured in Athy, last week started....

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Retiring teachers rack up a century of service to Scoil Mhichil Naofa

A CELEBRATION of words, music and song was held to mark the retirement of three teachers who collectively taught for...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Athy hospital bids farewell to top two staff members

THE outgoing Director of Nursing at St Vincent’s Hospital in Athy would one day love to see the building turned...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:53pm Read More

‘Record breaking’ amounts of electrical waste recycled by Kildare people last year

THE average person in Kildare recycled a “record breaking” 5.2kg of electrical waste and electronic equipment last year. It was...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:57pm Read More

Spending a penny is costing council thousands of euros!

KILDARE Co Council spent €132,000 on its four public toilets last year but the revenue garnered from people “spending a...

Thursday, 29/06/17 - 3:42pm Read More

Calls for report on Newbridge fire to be released

CALLS have been made for the release of the government report on the Millfield Manor fire which destroyed six Newbridge...

Thursday, 29/06/17 - 3:44pm Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:40am Read More

Ireland must seriously consider ‘Irexit’ from EU, UK think tank says

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The Republic...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:30am Read More

Jobstown: ‘Everybody in the country now seems to be an expert on helicopter evidence’

The Garda Representative Association has rejected claims that members attempted to “stitch up” the Jobstown protesters who were acquitted last...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:20am Read More

Report: Over 56,000 people treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015

Over 56,000 people in Ireland were treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015. Latest figures from the Health...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:00am Read More

Concerns over roads, repairs and investment for Cork to be raised with Minister for Transport

Concerns about roads, repairs and investment for Cork will be raised with the Minister for Transport today. The County Mayor...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:10am Read More

Justin Trudeau to arrive in Ireland tonight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in Ireland tonight for his first state visit. The Dublin-based trip will include...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:50am Read More

‘Help-to-buy’ scheme sees €24k surge in house prices

The Government’s ‘help-to-buy’ scheme has contributed to a €24,000 surge in house prices in three months, according to a new...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:30am Read More

Fears that bin charges will cause people to turn to illegal dumping

There is increasing fear that people will turn to illegal dumping if proposed new bin charges take effect. New rules...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 8:50am Read More