Kildare News

What its like growing up bisexual in midlands Ireland in teen’s own words

I’m Bridget Reidy Dundon, I’m 15. I use she/her pronouns. And I’m bisexual. For me, that means I like men, women and anyone in between or beyond the gender binary. Growing up in Ireland, LGBTQ+ definitely isn’t easy. Growing up,...

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‘Tos’ Quinn epitomised all that is good in the legal profession

Judge Desmond Zaiden and Judge Pat Quinn led the tributes at Naas court to former President of the Kildare Solicitors’...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 5:00pm Read More

Fuel sale at Applegreen today at 2.47pm

Applegreen, celebrates its birthday today, Saturday, 24 July by offering customers across Ireland the chance to fill up at the...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 2:04pm Read More

Maynooth University Disney Society named Best in Ireland

Celebrations are in order for Kildare’s Maynooth University Disney Society, after they took home the top award at the Board...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 2:00pm Read More

Kildare death notices 24 July 2021: Updated

The death has occurred of Adrienne Green (née Allen) Kildare and late of Crumlin and Bailey’s Dublin Peacefully. surrounded by...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 1:09pm Read More

Playground equipment queries raised at Athy MD meeting

Athy MD’s Cllr Veralouise Behan has requested that the council outline its plans to make all play equipment in playgrounds...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 1:00pm Read More

Creative Places Athy Coordinator sought

Kildare Co Council and partner organisations recently announced their successful award for the Arts Council Creative Places programme for Athy, with the town...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 12:00pm Read More

Naas Ball to be encouraged to go wild!

By Finian Coghlan BIODIVERSITY and safety around balls is seldom discussed at council meetings, but that was our rare treat...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 11:00am Read More

Blueway defibrillators and life buoys queried

  Athy MD’s Cllr Aoife Breslin has asked the council to confirm that Waterways Ireland, as part of the development...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 9:40am Read More

ESB warn of dangers of swimming in resevoirs

The ESB has issued a warning reminding the public of the dangers and potentially serious consequences of swimming in any...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 8:47am Read More

National News

Met Éireann forecasts another day of sunshine before unsettled weather moves in

After a record-breaking heatwave in some parts of Ireland, Met Éireann is forecasting more sunshine and high temperatures on Sunday before an unsettled week of weather. The forecaster said Sunday will bring good sunny spells with just a few scattered...

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Four children rushed to hospital after funfair ride collapses

By Cate McCurry, PA Four children have been rushed to hospital after a funfair ride collapsed in Co Antrim. A...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 7:41pm Read More

Many hospitality businesses will not reopen fully next week, industry group says

By Cate McCurry, PA Restaurants are facing a staffing “crisis” ahead of the reopening of indoor hospitality next week, according...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 5:10pm Read More

Anti-vaccine protests take place in Dublin and Belfast

By Cate McCurry, PA Far-right activists and anti-vaccine protesters have held a demonstration in Dublin against Covid-19 jabs and ongoing...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 4:43pm Read More

Vaccination centres in North to stop giving first dose of Covid vaccine next week

By Cate McCurry, PA Health officials in the North have appealed to people who have not yet received their first...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 3:39pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Late Kildare Comeback Just Falls Short

ELECTRIC IRELAND LEINSTER MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – SEMI FINAL KILDARE 2-5 DUBLIN 0-13 By Richard Commins KILDARE  fell just short in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship semi-final against Dublin at Parnell Park this afternoon but having been second...

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Kildare Trio Star As Ireland’s Senior Women’s Basketball Team Seals Semi-final Top Spot With Malta Victory at European Championship for Small Countries

Monasterevin’s Claire Melia impresses with 19 points and 13 rebounds KILDARE Basketball trio of Claire Melia (Glanmire), Sorcha Tiernan and...

Thursday, 22/07/21 - 5:45pm Read More

John West Féile 2021 Launched in Croke Park

JOHN West, sponsors of the GAA’s annual Féile na nÓg (football) and Féile na nGael (camogie and hurling) competitions, says...

Wednesday, 21/07/21 - 12:42pm Read More

Kildare Sports Round Up

BASKETBALL Ireland Off To A Great Start in Nicosia Ireland’s Women’s Basketball Team, which includes Monasterevin’s Claire Melia (Glanmire) and...

Wednesday, 21/07/21 - 12:24pm Read More

In This Week’s Bumper Edition Of Kildare Nationalist Sport…..

IT’S another Bumper Kildare Nationalist Sport in your Kildare Nationalist this week, out now….   GAA: Kildare reach the Leinster...

Tuesday, 20/07/21 - 2:21pm Read More

National Sport

Athlone footballer seals hat-trick on debut with last minute halfway-line equaliser

By Edd Dracott, PA A footballer has sealed a hat-trick on his club debut by scoring an equaliser from the halfway line in the final moments of extra time. Athlone Town striker Glen McAuley (21) scored the screamer in the...

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Superb second-half display powers Lions to victory in Cape Town

By Duncan Bech, PA England Rugby Correspondent The Irish and British Lions came from behind in a dominant second half...

Saturday, 24/07/21 - 7:47pm Read More