Kildare News

Men’s sheds’ showcase in Monasterevin

THE largest-ever gathering of men’s shed members in Kildare and Laois – judging by the size of the crowd – took place last Wednesday (11 September) at Monasterevin Community Centre. Shed meembers from across the two counties descended on the...

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Craft network training programme launched

A UNIQUE training programme to develop a craft network in Co Kildare was launched last week. County Kildare LEADER Partnership...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 2:23pm Read More

Young readers celebrate

THE Osprey Hotel in Naas was packed  with enthusiastic youngsters and their parents on Saturday 7 September for the annual...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 12:22pm Read More

Punchestown to host national TY event

IN these complicated times for our teenagers it is reassuring to know there is more than one pathway to their...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 3:20pm Read More

Rail commuters finally get garda attention

IT looks like finally all those commuter complaints about anti-social behavior on the trains eventually landed on the right desk,...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 1:19pm Read More

National News

Major rise in number of residential properties sold in commuter counties, study shows

The number of house sales in Ireland has increased but sales in Dublin are down. The new MyHome.ie Property Price Register shows that sales have increased by 1.2% in the first half of the year. Commuter counties in Leinster saw...

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‘It’s time for direct, high-level HSE intervention’ – Limerick trolley figures at record-high levels

University Hospital Limerick There are record levels of overcrowding at the University Hospital Limerick this morning with 81 patients on...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 12:10pm Read More

Teens lost in Fermoy woodland overnight located using infrared equipment

File photo Two teenagers who became lost overnight in heavy forestry in Fermoy, Co Cork have been located following a...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 11:40am Read More

Revenue from raised carbon taxes to fund climate action projects

All money raised from increased carbon taxes is to be ring-fenced to fund climate action projects. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 11:30am Read More

Dublin football club ‘devastated’ after thousands of euro worth of equipment set alight

Picture: Sallynoggin Pearse FC A football club in South Dublin says it is appalled by the destruction of their equipment...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 10:50am Read More

Kildare Sport

Big day of hurling in store in St Conleths Park

HAVEN HIRE SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL Ardclough v Coill Dubh St Conleths Park, 2pm THE myth that Ardclough are an aging team will be completely debunked when they play Coill Dubh in the SHC semi-final in St. Conleth’s on Sunday...

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Lumsden Cup finalists to be decided

THE road to Coill Dubh on 12 October for the final of the KDFL Lumsden Cup is winding down but...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 4:51pm Read More

Broadford attempt to overturn recent form in Junior Final

BROADFORD will have to overturn two previous losses to Naas this year if they’re to win the Haven Hire Junior...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:56pm Read More

Naas seek the elusive triple double in Intermediate Final

NAAS bid to win an historic triple double in the 2019 Intermediate Hurling Final on Saturday afternoon. Unparalleled in Kildare...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:48pm Read More

SFC quarter-final draw opens the door for the top 4 teams in the county to progress

WHEN the draw was made on Sunday for the quarter-finals of the Joe Mallon Renault Senior Football Championship there was...

Wednesday, 11/09/19 - 5:22pm Read More

National Sport

Japan’s Uwe Helu: ‘I think they will look down on us, that’s for sure’

Uwe Helu during a Japan Rugby press conference in Hamamatsu, Japan. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile Uwe Helu spoke in sentences so short that you suspected he was being charged by the word. That didn’t matter when the ones he did...

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Irish pair Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki in line for Japan World Cup clash

Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki are “on track” to be fit to face Japan in Ireland’s second World Cup match....

Monday, 23/09/19 - 10:30am Read More

Healy able to see the greater good as Ireland turn focus to Japan

Ireland’s James Ryan celebrates scoring their first try with Cian Healy ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Cian Healy has no desire to take...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 7:50am Read More

Clinical champions Mourneabbey march to Cork decider

[score] [team1]Mourneabbey[/team1][score1]4-14[/score1] [team2]St Val’s[/team2][score2]4-4[/score2] [/score] Mourneabbey are through to the Cork ladies SFC final after their win over St Val’s...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 6:20pm Read More

Problems mount for Manchester United as West Ham seal deserved win

[score] [team1]West Ham[/team1][score1]2[/score1] [team2]Manchester United[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] Manchester United lost Marcus Rashford to injury as they slipped to a demoralising 2-0...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More