Kildare News

‘Relief road will happen,’ says Varadkar

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the Southern Distributor Road project during a visit to Athy on yesterday afternoon (Monday). The taoiseach was speaking at the opening of Kildare South TD and Fine Gael party chairman Martin Heydon’s...

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Round of applause as Moat gets €150k grant

MAJOR upgrade works are planned at the Moat Theatre in Naas over the summer of 2018 following the allocation of...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 3:00pm Read More

A 1-2-3 for Kildare at exellence awards

KILDARE students found themselves hitting all of the right notes at the recent Leinster School of Music & Drama Excellence...

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Athy writer set to launch debut poetry collection

DAVID Delaney is a prolific writer. He started writing poetry when he was just 12 years of age and now...

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Lazer lights and parade mark Halloween in Athy

HALLOWEEN bonfires in the Athy area were avoided by the council sending in skips to areas where fires would traditionally...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:47am Read More

A delicate balancing act: living with PKU

A 34-YEAR-old Clane woman, who was diagnosed with a rare metabolic genetic disorder at birth, is echoing the call to...

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Local family benefit from Lotto Plus win

A LOCAL family are celebrating this week after collecting a cheque for €250,000 at Lotto Headquarters in Dublin yesterday. The...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:53am Read More

Kildare showcases what it has to offer

TOP business tourism buyers from around the world experienced the best that Kildare has to offer at the Connect 17...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:57am Read More

Brothers march on in X Factor

TWO Naas CBS students have made it through the first X-Factor live show and will perform again next week having...

Thursday, 02/11/17 - 2:59pm Read More

Lions mark a century of service and appeal for new members

ATHY Lions Club members make an invaluable contribution to the community but many in the town are not aware of...

Thursday, 02/11/17 - 3:03pm Read More

National News

Elderly couple in Kerry left up to their waists in minutes after home was flooded

An elderly couple in Co Kerry were left up to their waists in water within minutes of their home being flooded in the early hours of this morning. Pat McElligott said his 88-year-old father and 78-year-old mother had to be...

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Here are tonight’s Lotto results…

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth almost €5.3m. The next Lotto draw will take place on Saturday...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 9:05pm Read More

Ireland ‘to hold firm on demand for customs rules post-Brexit’

Ireland is determined to hold firm on the demand for matching customs rules north and south of the border post-Brexit,...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 8:44pm Read More

Man who ran off with taxi driver’s mobile caught via the phone’s tracker setting

A man who took part in the robbery of a taxi driver and was caught using a tracker on his...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:35pm Read More

Call for return of Operation Freeflow to keep traffic moving in Dublin

There is a call for Gardaí to bring back Operation Freeflow in Dublin. The operation was first introduced in 1996...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:25pm Read More

Piers Morgan to host new TV3 crime documentary series

Following on from the success of ‘Killer Women’, Piers Morgan hosts a brand new crime documentary series on TV3. ‘Serial...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:45pm Read More

Murder accused told gardaí he stabbed victim but couldn’t remember why

By Eoin Reynolds A murder accused told gardaí that he stabbed the deceased in the neck, but he couldn’t remember...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:25pm Read More

Teacher murder: Police did not ask pupils why they didn’t report classmate’s plan to kill

None of the children who heard Will Cornick boast that he was going to kill Spanish teacher Ann Maguire has...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:15pm Read More

Jail for man who took part in robbery where victim was bound and stabbed with screwdriver

A man who took part in the robbery of a takeaway in which the owner was bound and stabbed with...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:05pm Read More

American doctor found not guilty of sexually assaulting Cork patient

An American doctor who was accused of sexually assaulting a patient at his surgery in county Cork amid claims that...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:05pm Read More
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