Kildare News

Kildare kids invited to record mini ‘love songs’

Children across Kildare have been invited to be a part of a special online collection of ‘love songs’. One of the programmes The Ark, a dedicated cultural centre for children located in the heart of Dublin city, had to cancel...

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Over 100 confirmed cases of Covid 19 in Co Kildare

THE number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Co Kildare has risen to over 100. As of Wednesday 1 April, the...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 6:30pm Read More

Kildare schools asked to donate PPE

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) has called on its members across Kildare to donate their surplus...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 5:29pm Read More

Kildare Local Enterprise Office to the forefront of Covid-19 actions

By Conor Forrest KILDARE’s Local Enterprise Office (LEO) has responded decisively to the immediate challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic....

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Newbridge JuneFest postponed but not cancelled

ONE of Ireland’s largest community festivals – Newbridge’s June Fest – has become the latest casualty of the ongoing virus...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 3:45pm Read More

National News

Online yoga morning for ISPCC; Animal lovers urged to donate to ISPCA

Proceeds will directly to charity. File picture. A yoga class will take place online today to raise funds for the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s (ISPCC) Childline. It gets underway at 11am this morning on

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SIPTU adds support to Cork’s Covid-19 Community Support Programme

The team will carry out errands for those need support. File picture. SIPTU members are getting involved in a new...

Saturday, 04/04/20 - 8:35am Read More

Man due in court in connection with €108,000 worth of stolen cars seized in Dublin

Gardai made the discovery after they searched a motor yard in Lusk. File picture. A man in his 40s is...

Saturday, 04/04/20 - 8:15am Read More

PSNI arrest three men in connection with Co Louth ATM raid

The ATMS are both close to Dundalk Courthouse. File Picture Update Three men have been arrested by police in the...

Saturday, 04/04/20 - 7:35am Read More

HSE confirms no joint order with NI for protective kit as concerns raised over quality of new imports

Concerns about the quality of some protective equipment imported into Ireland from China amid the coronavirus pandemic have emerged across...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 4:10pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Class of ’65

WITH no live GAA for the foreseeable future it’s time to delve into the archives and who better to do that when the subject is Kildare GAA than RICHARD COMMINS. You might know him better by his Twitter handle, @kildaregaa365,...

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KILDARE were crowned Leinster U21 Champions in Portlaoise on this day in 2013 after a hard fought 1-12 to 0-12...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 10:26am Read More

Hyland happy with knockout Championship if it means football can be played

KILDARE captain David Hyland would be happy to see a switch to a knockout Championship this summer if it was...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 4:16pm Read More


FROM THE ARCHIVES – ON THIS DAY 2 APRIL 2 April is not a date that has been kind to...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 12:36pm Read More

Donegal in 2001, Antrim in 2010, Mayo in 2018 – What was St Conleths Park most memorable occasion?

IN these day of self isolation and being stuck indoors what better way to pass a few hours than to...

Wednesday, 01/04/20 - 11:42am Read More