Kildare News

EirGrid invites community groups in Kildare to get involved in new community forum

EirGrid is inviting local community groups to express an interest in joining the new Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade community forum. The forum is being established as part of the Kildare-Meath Grid Upgrade project, a strategically important new electricity development linking Dunstown...

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Free and subsidised higher education courses announced for Kildare

Four free and subsidised higher education places have been announced for Kildare under the Springboard+ 2021 and Human Capital Initiative...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 7:00pm Read More

CMO: “If you are fully vaccinated you can safely resume normal life”

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 373 confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of 8am today,...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 6:01pm Read More

More water fountains for horses than humans in Kildare!

By Finian Coghlan HORSES are better provided for with public water in Kildare than humans, it was alleged at the...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 3:24pm Read More

Jack & Jill founder wants gift of time for children with life-limiting conditions

By Conor Forrest JONATHAN Irwin, founder of the Johnstown-based Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation, celebrates his 80th birthday on Monday...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 12:15pm Read More

Kildare death notices 17 June 2021

The death has occurred of Michael Dunne Courtwood, Laois / Monasterevin, Kildare Formerly of Lackagh, Monasterevin. Beloved husband of Sheila...

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20 acres of farmland at Sallins sells for €400,000

An onsite auction of farmland at Waterstown in Sallins was conducted yesterday 16 June where 20 acres sold fo a...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 11:22am Read More

On the trail of three Kildare mysteries

By Brian Byrne A HEIST at the Newbridge Silver Museum, a murder in Naas, and a dastardly plot to flood...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 10:45am Read More

Lighting the bridge in Kilcullen for Pieta

By Brian Byrne AS the annual Dawn Walk will not take place again this year due to the Covid situation,...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:46am Read More

Kildare senator calls for a domestic abuse shelter for men 

Kildare South Fianna Fáil Senator Fiona O’Loughlin is calling on the Government to establish a domestic abuse shelter for men....

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:28am Read More

National News

Mother of murder victim ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail

By Josh Payne, PA The mother of a woman who was raped and murdered in India has been left “devastated” after her daughter’s alleged killer applied for bail citing Covid-19 delays. Danielle McLaughlin, from Buncrana in Co Donegal, was found...

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Who will succeed Edwin Poots as DUP leader?

By David Young, PA After the disastrous tenure of Edwin Poots, the DUP is looking for another new leader only...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 6:42am Read More

Stormont cast back into turmoil as DUP leader Edwin Poots resigns

By David Young and James Ward, PA The DUP is looking for another new leader after Edwin Poots announced his...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 6:33am Read More

Convicted rapist planned to have his own solicitor abducted, court told

Stephen Bourke A convicted rapist accused of making death threats to two prosecutors admitted to detectives he was planning to...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:15pm Read More

Edwin Poots to stand down as DUP leader

By Press Association Edwin Poots is set to stand down as DUP leader in Northern Ireland following an internal revolt...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:08pm Read More


Kildare Sport

Square Ball Kildare Sports Podcast – Episode 6

It’s a celebratory Square Ball Kildare Sports Podcast this week as Ger McNally, Richard Commins and Pat Costello look back over a successful weekend for Kildare GAA. This week’s special guests are senior football team selector Tom Cribbin, senior hurling...

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Castlemitchell Fall To Rathcoffey In Junior Quarter Final

Rathcoffey                 2-18 Castlemitchell          2-5 By Eoin Beatty RATHCOFFEY booked...

Wednesday, 16/06/21 - 10:43pm Read More

In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport……

IN this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport in your Kildare Nationalist in your shops now we have 16 pages of action...

Tuesday, 15/06/21 - 5:44pm Read More

Division 1 Here We Come!

KILDARE     1-14 MEATH        0-14 By Richard Commins IT’S Division One football in 2022 for Kildare after...

Sunday, 13/06/21 - 5:44pm Read More

Superb Second Half Performance Secures Promotion For Kildare Hurlers

KILDARE 2-24 MAYO 1-19 By Daire Walsh KILDARE produced an outstanding second half showing at MacHale Park, Castlebar this afternoon...

Saturday, 12/06/21 - 5:11pm Read More

National Sport

Dutch through as group winners after comfortable win over Austria

By PA Sport Staff The Netherlands progressed to the Euro 2020 knockout stages by clinching top spot in Group C courtesy of a comfortable 2-0 success over Austria in Amsterdam. Memphis Depay’s early penalty and Denzel Dumfries’ second goal of...

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Euro 2020: Denmark head coach vows to reach last 16 for Christian Eriksen

By PA Sport Staff Denmark head coach Kasper Hjulmand insisted his side are not done with Euro 2020 and has...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:54pm Read More