Kildare News

Athy woman walks over 100km in July in memory of her mam

By Conor Forrest ATHY woman Clionadh Harte has raised over €2,800 in memory of her mam Olive, having walked over 100km throughout the month of July. Olive passed away suddenly on 30 November 2018 due to a ruptured brain aneurysm,...

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Athy pub restaurant owner pledges to reopen on 22 August come what may

Athy businessman Dan Curtis has pledged to reopen his doors on Saturday 22 August. Dan and his wife Edwina are...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 6:03pm Read More

19 additional Covid cases in Kildare

As of midnight on Sunday 9 August, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has been notified of 57 confirmed cases...

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Kildare death notices 10 August 2020

The death has taken place of Anne Cunniffe (nee Murphy), Castlekealy, Caragh, Co. Kildare and late of Rathmore, Co. Kerry,...

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Senator highlights school place shortages in Newbridge

Senator Fiona O’Loughlin, a resident of Newbridge, has once again highlighted the shortage of school places in the town. “With...

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Kildare Covid 19 cases almost eight times national average

More than 300 cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Co Kildare in the past fortnight, almost twice as many as...

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SIPTU and meat producers to seek meeting with the HSE to discuss improved testing at plants

SIPTU has called for the acceptance of a charter fully outlining adequate Covid-19 prevention procedures at Irish meat plants following...

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Minister encourages impacted workers in Kildare to apply for PUP

Workers who have been laid off because of the latest restrictions in Kildare, Laois and Offaly are being encouraged to...

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Call-out to kids to audition for Late Late Toy Show

Ryan Tubridy has this morning issued a call-out to the children of Ireland ahead of The Late Late Toy Show 2020....

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Kildare Greens express concern on rise of Covid 19 clusters in our community

The Kildare Greens join many in our community concerned that we have a number of COVID19 clusters emerging in County...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 8:53am Read More

National News

TD urges caution as 7,000 flock to Wexford beach

People have been asked to remain cautious when it comes to social distancing after Wexford County Council was forced to close the car parks at Curracloe and Duncannon beaches on Sunday. The council is urging people to avoid popular beaches...

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Expired driving licences to be extended by seven months

By NONE The validity of driving licences that expired any time after March 1st will be extended by seven months,...

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Coronavirus: 57 new cases and no new deaths

There are 57 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland today, according to the Department of Health. They also announced...

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Huge increase in Ireland 14-day Covid incidence rate

Ireland’s incidence rate is now higher than that of the UK. Luxembourg has the highest 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19...

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Tributes paid to Paddy Sheehan, former Fine Gael TD

Paddy Sheehan served as a TD in Cork for over 20 years. Tributes have been paid following the death of...

Monday, 10/08/20 - 4:30pm Read More

Kildare Sport

PREVIEW: Ladies football Championship

In Group A of the Senior Championship sees Eadestown at home to Leixlip. A tough game to start for both clubs who are under new management with ex Kildare Minor Manager Gavan Doyle taking charge of Eadestown while the visitors...

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Club Championship capturing hearts and minds once again

THE Club Championship returned to Kildare last weekend, and while the Covid restrictions meant it wasn’t quite in all it’s...

Tuesday, 04/08/20 - 12:49pm Read More

Clane win in some style

CLANE turned on the style to win in emphatic fashion against last year’s Intermediate Champions Monasterevan in St Conleths Park...

Sunday, 02/08/20 - 4:49pm Read More

Fennin’s Laurences grind out hard earned win

ST Laurences marked Tadhg Fennin’s managerial Championship with a hard earned 0-14 to 0-12 win over Eadestown. Led by Padraig...

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Moorefield on a Rol’

NEW manager, same old Moorefield. Ronan ‘Roli’ Sweeney’s life as Moorefield manager in the Championship began with an easy win...

Saturday, 01/08/20 - 8:02pm Read More

National Sport

Sligo Rovers v Waterford rearranged after Covid-19 cancellation

The Sligo Rovers v Waterford FC League of Ireland clash has been given a new date after it was called off due to a Covid-19 scare last week. The game was initially scheduled for Tuesday August 4th, but it had...

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Former Ireland international Stephen Ward training with Ipswich Town

Former Republic of Ireland international Stephen Ward is training with Ipswich Town for the “next week or so”, according to...

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