Kildare News

The death has occurred of Anne Ward (née Dowling) Usk Little, Colbinstown, Kildare

The death has occurred of Anne Ward (née Dowling) Usk Little, Colbinstown, Kildare Surrounded by her devoted family. Beloved wife of Tommy and mother of Anita, Jacqui, Jason and Patrick. Sadly missed by her sons and daughters in law, brothers...

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Cyclists do a Tango for charity in Athy

WELL done to all who took part in the Tango Fitness Charity Cycle in Athy. Members of the gym took...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 4:26pm Read More

Leigh seeks lane works in Kildangan

Kildare Co Council has been called on to plan, schedule and carry out upgrade works to drainage and reinstatement of...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 3:15pm Read More

Kilcullen scrapbook is a real time machine of local history

By Brian Byrne A SCRAPBOOK of local newspaper clippings put together in the 1980s-1990s about Kilcullen has proved to be...

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New public holiday for Brigid’s Day gets broad welcome in Kildare

It’s official – from next year, St Brigid’s Day will be marked by a new and permanent public holiday! The...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 12:45pm Read More

American historian’s ‘ghost chase’ ends by shaking hands with Dan Donnelly

By Brian Byrne AN American professor who has been travelling in the footsteps of 19th century Irish pugilist Dan Donnelly...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 11:30am Read More

Woman and children made homeless by ex-partner

A WOMAN made homeless by a controlling ex-partner who called her “fat and ugly” and who threatened to never let...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 10:25am Read More

Signage review sought in Athy MD

A review of signage on bends on minor roads and secondary road junctions in Athy MD – with a view...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 9:15am Read More

The death has occurred of Bernadette Cousins (née Pentony) Millrace, Kilcullen, Kildare / Grangebellew, Louth

The death has occurred of Bernadette Cousins (née Pentony) Millrace, Kilcullen, Kildare / Grangebellew, Louth Formerly of Brittas, Grangebellew, Drogheda,...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 9:06am Read More

Kildare grandfather gets bail conditions eased to allow him babysit

AN Old Aged pensioner accused of possession of €23,400 worth of drugs with intent to supply had his bail conditions...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 7:30pm Read More

National News

Waterford Greenway named Ireland’s Best Visitor Attraction

Digital Desk Staff The Waterford Greenway has been named as winner of the ‘Ireland’s Best Visitor Attraction’ in the Irish Independent Reader Travel Awards 2022. As the Waterford News & Stars report, the old railway line from Waterford City to...

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Memorial held for first rough sleeper to die on Irish streets this year

Sarah Slater A memorial service for a father who is believed to be the first rough sleeper to die on...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 4:07pm Read More

Universities warn hybrid exams could mean students miss out on preferred course

Digital Desk Staff Universities have issued a warning that having a hybrid Leaving Cert this year could result in more...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 2:43pm Read More

Gardaí rule out foul play after body of pensioner left at Carlow post office

Gardaí have ruled out foul play in their investigation of the death of a pensioner in Carlow. Garda inquiries are...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 2:28pm Read More

Call for remote work to continue as Ireland logs 8,126 Covid cases

Ireland has logged a further 8,126 cases of Covid-19, amid a call from unions for remote and hybrid working to...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 12:59pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Four Star Performance From Kildare’s Jimmy O’Brien

SATURDAY will be a day to remember for Kildare’s Jimmy O’Brien as the flying winger scored four of Leinster’s 10 tries in a 64 – 7 rout of Bath at The Rec in Pool A of the Champions Cup.  ...

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“Green” Light For GAA Championship Motion

VIRTUAL meetings of both An Coiste Bainistíochta and Ard Chomhairle of the GAA took place on Friday night and on...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 5:19pm Read More

Naas CBS Do The Business At The Second Time Of Asking

Leinster GAA Post-Primary Schools “A” Championship – Quarter Final Refixture NAAS CBS 3-13                   MARIST COLLEGE (ATHLONE) 1-10 By Kevin...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 5:01pm Read More

We Shouldn’t Be Surprised By Naas – The Supporter

ON the eve of yet another massive game for Naas hurlers, an AIB All Ireland Club Intermediate Hurling semi final...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 12:59pm Read More

Four Changes On Kildare Team To Face Westmeath

KILDARE senior hurling manager, David Herity, has made four changes in personnel on the team that will start Round 2...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 11:47pm Read More

National Sport

Liverpool see off Palace to close gap at top of Premier League table

By PA Sport Staff Liverpool reduced the gap at the top of the Premier League table to nine points after a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace. Two Andrew Robertson assists helped the Reds take control, with Virgil Van Dijk and...

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UFC 270: Ngannou out-wrestles Gane to retain heavyweight crown

Reporting by Philip O'Connor, Reuters Francis Ngannou out-grappled Cyril Gane at UFC 270 in Anaheim, California on Saturday night to retain his UFC heavyweight crown...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 3:28pm Read More