Kildare News

Féile Bríde draws crowds to Kildare

THE 28th annual Féile Bríde in Kildare town, held between Friday 31 January and Saturday 8 February, was once more a fantastic success and attracted visitors from around Kildare, Ireland and indeed further afield. The festival featured a packed programme...

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€40m Lidl deal is a big boost for Kildare firm

GERMAN retail giant Lidl has announced a €40m deal with aTimahoe-based family business O’Brien Fine Foods (OBFF) that will see...

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Young pupils have good ideas to tackle climate change

PUPILS n shanganamore National School in Barrowhouse, Athy are looking forward to ftaking part in the national final of The...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 3:18pm Read More

Athy to host county’s first Pride Parade

KILDARE Pride Events is planning the county’s first pride parade and pride festival in Athy on Sunday 31 May 2020....

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Total cost of homlessness could top €6.5m in Kildare

PRIVATE emergency accommodation will cost Kildare over €2m in 2019, which is more than two-thirds of the county’s own, entire...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 11:12am Read More

National News

Investigation launched after baby dies in ‘unexplained circumstances’ in Waterford

File photo An investigation has been launched into the death of a baby in Co Waterford. Gardaí say the infant died in “unexplained circumstances”. The child passed away at a house yesterday afternoon at around 2pm. A post-mortem is due...

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Dublin City Council considers banning cars from two city centre streets on trial basis

Proposals to pedestrianise two streets in Dublin on a trial basis have received mixed responses. Opening up Dublin’s streets to...

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Man arrested after woman forcibly removed from car in attempted theft

A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to steal a car from outside a house in Dublin. The...

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Denis Naughten puts name forward for Ceann Comhairle role

Independent TD Denis Naughten has confirmed he is putting his name forward for the role of Ceann Comhairle. In a...

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Report finds Ireland has one of the highest rates in Europe of young people living with parents

By Ciarán Sunderland The number of young people living at home has increased across Europe The number of Irish people...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 11:25am Read More

Kildare Sport

McDermott lands injury time winner for Kildare U20s

KILDARE 1-7 OFFALY 0-9 NAAS CBS schoolboys Paddy McDermott and Alex Beirne came off the bench to kickstart a Kildare comeback that ended with Kildare just about getting their noses in front at the end thanks to an injury time...

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Pair of refixed games set for Hawkfield

AFTER their game against Wicklow fell foul to Storm Ciara last weekend, the Kildare ladies hope to take to the...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 10:51am Read More

Stiff Offaly test in store for Kildare U20s

KILDARE’S U20s begin their Leinster Championship against in St Conleths Park on Saturday afternoon and manager Gay Campbell has named...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 10:09am Read More

BURKE RETURNS TO KILDARE LINE UP

BALYNA’S Erica Burke is set to start her first game for Kildare since 2017 when Daniel Moynihan’s team entertain Wicklow...

Friday, 07/02/20 - 11:01am Read More

SFAI ruling puts Kennedy Cup in jeopardy for a number of Kildare players

A notification was received from the SFAI last week which would appear to rule out certain players in Kildare from...

Wednesday, 05/02/20 - 12:42pm Read More

National Sport

Refreshed Shane Lowry hoping ‘to come in under the radar’ in Mexico

By Press Association Open champion Shane Lowry, who comes into the week on the back of three top-15 finishes from four events, has said he is fresh for his tilt at this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club. The...

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Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named an unchanged team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday. There is...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:25pm Read More

Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

By Tony Leen Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete to be selected for the Tokyo Olympic...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 9:50am Read More

All-Ireland minor winning Kerry keeper looks set for AFL move

Deividas Uosis at the AFL Combine in Dublin last year. Picture: Inpho Deividas Uosis is set to be the latest...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 10:50am Read More