Kildare News

All set to Bloom

PROBABLY because we share our largest land border with the Garden County, Kildare’s representation at this year’s Bloom Festival at the end of the month will be well above punching weight. Remarkably, in just its 13-year history, The Bord Bia-backed...

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Election candidate slams Fine Gael policy on hospitals

“THREE years ago in a fanfare of hype and typical Fine Gael spin, the people in Mountmellick were informed by...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 1:17pm Read More

Athy ring road remains on track

ATHY’S Southern Distributor Road project remains on track in relation to previously discussed timeframes, according to Kildare Co Council senior...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 1:05pm Read More

Seven retiring councillors honoured

A TOTAL of seven public service careers in Kildare had their respective curtains drawn at two meetings in County Buildings...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 11:05am Read More

Young entrepreneurs get a sizeable leg-up

THE CREAM of Kildare’s young business community was recognized last week and will share a not inconsequential €50,000 of investment...

Sunday, 19/05/19 - 4:35pm Read More

National News

Simon Harris to raise concerns about impact of CervicalCheck ruling by High Court

The HSE has raised concerns about the impact of the recent High Court ruling on the state of the CervicalCheck scheme, Health Minister Simon Harris will say tomorrow. Mr Harris will tomorrow say the Government is “committed to addressing concerns”...

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SNAs for schools, insurance costs and Ireland’s space strategy discussed at Cabinet

All schools are to be notified of their Special Needs Assistants (SNA) allocations by next week. The move will provide...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 7:05pm Read More

Body of climber, in group of missing Irishman Séamus Lawless, recovered from Mt Everest

The body of a climber who was part of the group which reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Tánaiste tells Cabinet danger of no-deal Brexit at greatest in almost three years

The “danger” of a no-deal Brexit is the highest it has been in over two years, Tánaiste Simon Coveney told...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 6:15pm Read More

Cork traders call for ‘open, clear and honest consultation’ before supervised injection centre decisions

Traders in Cork city centre have called for “open, clear and honest consultation” before any decisions are made on the...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 5:35pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Mondello Park to have its story told in RTE documentary

Golden Mondello – From Grass to Glory, a 1 hour sporting documentary which celebrates 50 years of Irish Motorsport at Mondello Park will be broadcast on RTE ONE on Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd June at 6.30pm. Golden Mondello – From Grass to...

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Kildare fail to impress in Wicklow win

KILDARE 0-15 WICKLOW 1-10   ANY Kildare supporters hoping for an improvement from their team after an inconsistent Division 2...

Saturday, 11/05/19 - 10:33pm Read More

Collins launches Horse Racing Ireland’s national racehorse trainer open morning

The inaugural open morning offers racing fans the opportunity to get behind the scenes and experience a training yard in...

Friday, 10/05/19 - 11:32am Read More

BRADY FAMILY HAM AND KILDARE GAA SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR BARRETSTOWN CHILDREN’S CHARITY

Kildare Senior Football jersey will proudly display Barretstown logo in place of Brady Family Ham for their opening championship match...

Friday, 10/05/19 - 10:46am Read More

Enable entered for Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at The Curragh

MULTIPLE Group 1 and Classic race winner ENABLE is one of 52 entries for the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes following...

Thursday, 25/04/19 - 2:09pm Read More

National Sport

Carlow trio fail to get suspensions overturned before Championship opener

Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien has had his 20-week suspension upheld by the Central Appeals Committee. The CAC have also upheld the 12-week suspensions doled out to coach Steven Poacher and midfielder Brendan Murphy. All three were guilty of threatening behaviour...

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Top sportspeople calling for greater promotion of women’s sport

Some of Ireland’s top sportspeople have come together to call for greater promotion of women’s sport. Stephanie Roche (centre) with,...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 4:55pm Read More

Cian Kelleher rejoins Leinster as 21 new contracts confirmed – but no update on Rob Kearney

Cian Kelleher has rejoined Leinster as the province announced 21 new contracts for next season. The 24-year-old winger has scored...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Caster Semenya to race 3,000m after losing rule-change appeal

Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in June. It is a distance she...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 3:15pm Read More

Michael Ryan hails Tipperary’s ‘total hurling’ but urges caution from fans

Ex-Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has hailed the “total hurling” of his former charges as the best the county has produced...

Tuesday, 21/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More