Kildare News

Perennial pull of Dan Donnelly’s arm

ALTHOUGH it hasn’t been on public display in Kilcullen since the late 1990s, the mummified right arm of the pugilist Dan Donnelly still draws people to the town. It is the tangible legacy of an iconic man who lived a...

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Making Kildare a great county in which to grow old

KILDARE Co Council’s new age friendly strategy to identify and improve the quality of life for the county’s aging population...

Sunday, 21/04/19 - 10:52am Read More

Next to the Library Café wins business award

MONASTEREVIN’S Next to the Library Café has been announced as the winner in this year’s competition for entrepreneurs organised by...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 5:56pm Read More

Local man set for emotional re-union with lost toddler he found 44 years ago

A KILDARE man who found a lost toddler nearly 44 years ago is set for an emotional reunion later this...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 3:43pm Read More

Kildare student recognised as one of the top volunteers in Ireland

A NEWBRIDGE student was recently named as one of  Ireland’s top youth volunteers at the Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards....

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 11:37am Read More

National News

Four people rescued from yacht off Cork coast

Four people have been rescued from a yacht 34 miles off the coast of Co Cork. Shortly before 8pm last night, the Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat crew were called to the scene. They found the 40-foot yacht that was heading for...

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Extra DARTs in operation ahead of Leinster game as some changes made to rail services

A Sunday service will operate for rail commuters today with some minor changes. Irish Rail has said there will be...

Sunday, 21/04/19 - 8:00am Read More

Man injured after being knocked off his bike and assaulted

A man has been injured in a serious assault in the Kilbarrack area of Dublin 5. The incident occurred at...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 9:40pm Read More

The Lotto results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot worth over €2.8m. The numbers drawn were 7, 13, 14, 15, 16,...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 9:25pm Read More

Lyra McKee’s life was ‘cruelly and pointlessly ended by violence’, says Archbishop Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin has paid tribute to journalist Lyra McKee “whose life was so cruelly and pointlessly ended by violence”...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 9:05pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare return unlikely for Flynn but manager plans Kelly talks

KILDARE manager Cian O’Neill played down hopes of Daniel Flynn getting back involved with the Kildare set up this summer when speaking after last night’s draw against Roscommon in a game to celebrate Robertstown GFC’s centenary year. Flynn, nominated for...

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TRIO OF CLASSIC WINNERS HEADLINE SUPERB NAAS CARD ON SATURDAY

IRISH Derby winner Latrobe heads the field of 9 runners in the feature Group 3 Alleged Stakes at Naas Racecourse...

Friday, 12/04/19 - 12:47pm Read More

Defensive tactics do the FAI no favours

BEFORE yesterday’s Oireachtas committee meeting, the FAI had two simple choices. They could seize the opportunity to restore some public...

Thursday, 11/04/19 - 10:09am Read More

Phelans want to shine on the big stage

FROM the moment that ‘Clash of the Titans’ was announced and Allan Phelan was thrown into his first professional title...

Friday, 29/03/19 - 11:40am Read More

Homecoming fight in Goffs remains the dream for the ‘Lilywhite Lightning’

‘LILYWHITE Lightning’ Eric Donovan is too long in the sport of boxing to look past his next opponent but at...

Friday, 29/03/19 - 11:09am Read More

National Sport

Van Graan: Munster came to win but were ‘beaten by a better side’

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan put their hands up after another Heineken Champions Cup semi-final defeat to Saracens and admitted they had simply been beaten by a better side. Munster’s Peter O’Mahony, Head Coach Johann van Graan and Jack...

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Man-of-the-match Vunipola helps Saracens to final following Munster mauling

[score] [team1]Saracens[/team1][score1]32[/score1] [team2]Munster[/team2][score2]16[/score2] [/score] Saracens’ Billy Vunipola celebrates his try. Photo: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland Saracens continued their recent dominance of Munster...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 5:15pm Read More

Galway’s outstanding form continues with in over Donegal

[score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]1-12[/score1] [team2]Donegal[/team2][score2]1-5[/score2] [/score] Galway’s outstanding form this spring continued as they burst out of the blocks against Donegal and...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 5:05pm Read More

Fr O’Neill’s secure passage to round three of Cork Premier IHC

[score] [team1]Fr O’Neill’s[/team1][score1]1-21[/score1] [team2]Ballincollig[/team2][score2]2-14[/score2] [/score] Fr O’Neill’s survived a titanic battle with Ballincollig in a lively opening round of the...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 10:10pm Read More

Watergrasshill achieve deserved victory over Inniscarra in first round of Cork PIHC

[score] [team1]Watergrasshill[/team1][score1]1-16[/score1] [team2]Inniscarra[/team2][score2]0-13[/score2] [/score] In the end it, was their performance in the third quarter that laid the foundation for...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 9:50pm Read More