Kildare News

Kildare death notices 20 October 2020

  The death has occurred of Alan Elliot, The Cottage, Plunketstown Lower, Castledermot, Kildare and formerly of Whitethorn Park, Palmerstown and Landon Road, Ballyfermot, passed away unexpectedly, on October 19th, 2020, at his home. He will be sadly missed by...

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Intel donates 100 hand sanitiser units to businesses in Kildare

Intel have donated 100 hand sanitiser units to businesses in Kildare as part of a COVID prevention initiative that is...

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Spike in Kildare Covid 19 figures this evening

Sixty one (61)  new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in Co Kildare this evening bringing the incidence rate...

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Local businessman tells government to f*cking wake up

I’m so f**king pissed off with everything at the moment’ – Gary Devane By Joe Barrett. The news that non-essential...

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Paul Mescal pairs Kildare GAA shorts with €10,000 pullover for GQ

  GQ magazine has just run a profile of Paul Mescal, star of Normal People, and quite a few people...

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Transforming Naas Town Hall into state of art library

By Finian Coghlan Work on transforming Naas Town Hall into a new state of the art library is expected to...

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Intel brings Solar for Schools project to Maynooth and Leixlip

Intel Ireland this week announced the latest installment in the ‘Solar for Schools’ program – a unique and innovative solar...

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Postman was overwhelmed with post, court hears

A postal worker, who was ‘overwhelmed’ with registered post to deliver ended up concealing over 1,200 letters, a court was...

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Councillor slams anti-mask campaigners for targeting children and the vulnerable in Newbridge

A LOCAL councillor has slammed the posting of Mr Men protest flyers near schools and other premises of vulnerability around...

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Two Kildare people awarded for leadership

Two Kildare people have been announced as winners of a prestigious new leadership awards initiative from LIFT Ireland. The winners...

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National News

Brian Hayes says attending Golfgate event was ‘big error of judgement’

Brian Hayes: ‘Anyone who knows me knows I play golf’. Photo: PA Brian Hayes, chief executive of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), considered resigning after he attended this year’s controversial Oireachtas golf society dinner, the former Fine Gael minister...

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Feelings of loneliness and depression increased in 2020, new CSO data reveals

By Muireann Duffy Feelings of loneliness, downheartedness, depression and nervousness are all on the increase in 2020, according to newly...

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Coronavirus: 13 further deaths reported as Holohan says fines ‘will help curb virus’

By Tomas Doherty Updated: 7.55pm Thirteen further deaths and 1,269 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Republic,...

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Court to overturn ‘unduly lenient’ sentence of drink driver who hit cyclists

By Natasha Reid The Court of Appeal is to overturn the sentence imposed on a Sligo man, who crashed his...

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Woman poured boiling water over man’s face after he rejected her advances

A Filipino woman who poured boiling water over a man’s face in a casino has received a fully suspended sentence....

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Kildare Sport

Statement from KDFL

FOLLOWING on from the Government announcement of last evening, Monday 19 October, regarding the introduction to Level 5 restrictions on living with Covid19 KDFL have issued a statement in relation to football activities in their jurisdiction. “As of midnight tomorrow...

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Poise and Stride from Joe Osborne

Joe Osborne, Managing Director of Godolphin Ireland, has published ‘Poise and Stride’, a beautifully illustrated book of 41 short essays...

Tuesday, 20/10/20 - 7:07pm Read More

NO TRAINER COULD EXPECT EVER TO TRAIN A HORSE LIKE SEA THE STARS

Kildare’s recently retired legendary trainer, John Oxx, from Currybeg on the edge of the Curragh, has been speaking on Paddy...

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In this Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport

Win’s for Kildare seniors in the League and minor hurlers in the Championship -Reports, Reaction, Pics and Stats Kildare’s top...

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Important League win for Kildare as Hyland and Kirwan star

Kildare:                1-21 Cavan:                  0-20 By Pat Costello Kildare almost squandered what seemed like an unassailable 10-point 53rd minute lead...

Sunday, 18/10/20 - 4:47pm Read More

National Sport

Dundalk one step closer to European football after win against Derry City

By Kenneth Fox [score] [team1]Derry City[/team1][score1]1[/score1] [team2]Dundalk[/team2][score2]2[/score2] [/score] Dundalk are a win away from securing an eighth consecutive season of European football. First-half goals from Sean Murray and Jordan Flores gave them a 2-1 win away to Derry City this...

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Peter O’Mahony and Chris Farrell join Ireland squad ahead of Italy clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell had a full squad at his disposal for training today as preparations ramped up for...

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