Kildare News

Kildare death notices 9 July

The death has occurred of Irene Bergin, (Leixlip) – July 7, 2020, (peacefully), after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family, Irene, beloved wife of Paul and dear mother of Ian, Paul, David, Leah and Helen; Sadly missed by...

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Covid 19 Rent Supplement Scheme to continue until 31 August

  Flac have published an information sheet outlining the details of the newly extended rent supplement scheme. If you are...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 8:00pm Read More

Newbridge Library re-opening begins to show return of society

AFTER a four-month closure Newbridge Library has re-opened today (8 July), although it may still be a while before it...

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One further Covid-19 case in Kildare

One additional case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in Kildare, according to the latest figures released this evening. It means...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 6:32pm Read More

Maynooth University records highest ever number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has received its highest-ever number of applications for admission in September 2020.  More than 15,000 applicants have applied...

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Signs warning of dangerous radiation levels in Monasterevin Woods are bogus

SIGNS warning that a woods near Monastrerevin has been closed because radio communication equipment has made it release dangerous levels...

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HSE response on testing and transfer raises serious questions about State’s virus planning and preparation for nursing homes in North Kildare says Cronin

Kildare North TD Sinn Féin’s Réada Cronin has expressed her concern about the HSE response to a parliamentary question she...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 2:31pm Read More

Kildare Co Council turns a corner on childcare places

By Finian Coghlan THE pressure on childcare in the county was eased this week with the news that moves to...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 2:30pm Read More

Today is closing date for SUSI grant applications

Today Thursday 9 July is the closing date for SUSI applications. “I encourage all further and higher education students planning...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 11:28am Read More

Woman who drove over body on roadway gets suspended jail sentence

A WOMAN who failed to offer assistance to an injured person and who failed to give appropriate information to gardaí...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 10:31am Read More

National News

‘Clear change’ in how Covid-19 is spreading; Caution urged ahead of weekend

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn, is appealing to younger people to be sensible if gathering this weekend. Picture: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos There is a “clear change” in the way Covid-19 is spreading, with younger people now accounting for...

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‘None of us are immune’: Vast majority of new Covid cases are people under 25, officials say

By Joel Slattery The trend of more and more younger people contracting the virus has continued “77% of cases reported...

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Coronavirus: Six more deaths announced as health officials confirm 23 more cases

By Joel Slattery Six more people have died having contracted Covid-19, health officials have announced. This evening’s announcement means there...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 6:30pm Read More

Tralee shopper, 75, forced into ‘tug of war’ with female handbag snatcher

By Anne Lucey A 75-year-old woman who parked her car near a church in Tralee last January was on her...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 5:40pm Read More

Cork TD calls for regional lockdowns should new Covid-19 clusters emerge

Independent T.D. for Cork Michael Collins has called on the government to introduce a regional lockdown if one area of...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 5:10pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Tough opening to League is perfect Championship preparation for Athy

IT has been a tumultuous period for everyone around Ireland after the outbreak of Covid-19 and the GAA Clubs in Kildare have felt the full brunt of it. After nearly four months without action the pitches reopened on 24 June...

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‘This is my time’ – Donovan ready to steal the show on Sky Sports’ Fight Camp

SINCE he turned professional, Eric Donovan has craved the opportunity to shine on the biggest stage. Even as one of...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 9:44am Read More

Kildare broadcaster pens touching new book

LIVERPOOL manager Jürgen Klopp has written in a foreword for a new book to be published this October by Martina...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Commonstown staff waiting on Malaysian dream

IT’S a nerve-racking day for staff at Jessica Harrington’s Commonstown Stables as they wait to see the first run of...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 10:38am Read More

Kildare Camogie Championship draws made

  The draws for this year’s Kildare Camogie Championships have been made the action will get underway on 26 July....

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 1:09pm Read More

National Sport

GAA release latest Covid-19 update

The GAA continues to monitor closely the ongoing pandemic and the Government’s roadmap relating to the relaxation of restrictions. The Association notes that we remain in Phase One and await an update about the possible move to Phase Two on...

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALS WEEKEND ON VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

IT should have been UEFA Champions League final weekend but fear not, Virgin Media Television,  will instead of screening one...

Wednesday, 27/05/20 - 11:57am Read More