Kildare News

Nurney launch for Ireland’s first fully electric tractor!

Ireland’s first fully electric tractor, the Farmtrac FT25G, has been launched in none other than Nurney! The compact electric workhorse was on show as part of the official Irish launch of the new Farmtrac range of compact and mid-size tractors,...

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Councillor fears students at Naas school will be ‘dumped’ onto busy road

By Finian Coghlan A NAAS councillor has warned that failure to complete cycling and walking infrastructure along the Sallins bypass...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 12:24pm Read More

Feast of theatre at Moat Club One Act Drama Festival

It’s One-Act Drama Festival time at the Moat Club in Naas. Tonight, Thursday 28 October the curtain rises on three...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 12:23pm Read More

Removal of Newbridge parking spaces queried at meeting

Cllr Peggy O’Dwyer has asked that Kildare Co Council consider removing the four parking spaces presently at the Henry Street/Charlotte...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 11:32am Read More

Castledermot artist and Newbridge school join forces to create Covid reflection space

A KILDARE woodturner-sculptor has been awarded €10,000 to provide a Covid 19 reflection space in a Newbridge school . The...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 10:30am Read More

Fundraising appeal launched to keep Athy men’s shed open

A Gofundme page has been set up to raise funds to keep Athy Men’s Shed open. The shed, which is...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 9:40am Read More

Castlemitchell GFC turns out in force to wish Tracey a safe tour of duty

CASTLEMITCHELL GFC held a fun run/walk along the Blueway as a send-off to Tracey Doran, who is heading off shortly...

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Protest at Naas TD’s office has merit, if not numbers

By Finian Coghlan A PROTEST outside James Lawless TD’s office in Naas today 27 October against deficiencies in forestry policy...

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More photos from Scoil Phádraig Naofa First Communions in Athy

More photos from Scoil Phádraig Naofa First Communions in Athy. They are published in the print edition of the Kildare...

Wednesday, 27/10/21 - 4:09pm Read More

Green light for Athy town centre housing scheme

A 32-UNIT residential development on a brownfield site in the heart of Athy is set to bring life back to...

Wednesday, 27/10/21 - 4:01pm Read More

National News

Northern Ireland parties must draw up alternative Troubles legacy plan, says DUP

By Rebecca Black and David Young, PA Northern Ireland parties must agree alternative proposals to replace the UK government’s controversial plan to end Troubles prosecutions, the DUP leader has said. Jeffrey Donaldson accused the UK government of ignoring the opposition...

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Riot Games to create 120 jobs in Dublin

James Cox Riot Games will open a new Remote Broadcast (RBC) and Content Production Centre in Dublin, creating 120 jobs...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 12:38pm Read More

Changes made to worker permits to address labour shortages

Kenneth Fox The Minister of State for Employment, Damien English has announced changes to the employment permits system for workers...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 12:21pm Read More

Charity bids to raise awareness of stroke warning signs

By Dominic McGrath, PA Only one in five people in Ireland know the most vital action to take in the...

Thursday, 28/10/21 - 12:04pm Read More

New technological university announced for north-west

A new technological university has been announced for the north-west of the country. The university will be the fourth of...

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Kildare Sport

Busy Week Of Sports Coverage In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist

IT was another very busy week on the sports fields of Kildare and we have a BUMPER 24 pages of coverage in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, including:   GAA: Naas and Sarsfields make Joe Mallon Motors SFC Final...

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John West Féile bring Kildare U-15 club teams to play in Croke Park and Thurles

John West Féile has given two Kildare GAA U-15 club sides the opportunity to showcase their talents at Croke Park...

Tuesday, 19/10/21 - 11:43am Read More

PEXPO ’22 – ENTRY NOW OPEN! 

 WITH the Hallowe’en half term starting this week, now is the time for schools to start working on their projects...

Tuesday, 19/10/21 - 11:30am Read More

Sport In Your Kildare Nationalist This Week

Another 24 Pages of sports coverage in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now including: GAA: Reports/Photos/Reaction from all the club...

Tuesday, 19/10/21 - 11:17am Read More

Young Kildare Golfers To Represent Ireland At World Amateur Match Race In Dubai

TWO young golfers from Kildare will represent Ireland at the World Amateur Match Race in Dubai following their Irish tournament...

Friday, 15/10/21 - 2:29pm Read More

National Sport

Barcelona name B-team boss Sergi Barjuan as interim head coach amid Xavi links

By PA Sport Staff Barcelona B boss Sergi Barjuan has been named interim head coach of the first team at the Nou Camp. The LaLiga giants sacked Ronald Koeman after Wednesday’s defeat at Rayo Vallecano and, according to multiple reports,...

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A timeline of Barcelona’s dramatic 2021

By PA Sport Staff Barcelona sacked head coach Ronald Koeman after Wednesday night’s LaLiga defeat to Rayo Vallecano left them...

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