Kildare News

Works planned before end of 2019

WORKS at Sheshoon Cross on the Curragh are proposed to be carried out before the end of 2019, subject to staff and contractor availability. Kildare-Newbridge MD councillor Anne Connolly posed a question at the October meeting seeking a timeline for...

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Kilcullen firm wins prestigious contract

KILCULLEN firm CarveOn has beaten some of its biggest global competitors to win a prestigious design contract in the USA....

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 1:14pm Read More

Local kids get stuck into chewing gum campaign

TWO schools in Kildare became numbers 522 and 523 on the list of those visited as part of the ‘Bin...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 11:13am Read More

Vanishing fairy boards to be replaced on Valley Park trail

CHILDREN love fairies, but apparently some older people with vandalising tendencies don’t like them, and a number of the beautiful...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 3:09pm Read More

History panels are installed at two local railway stations

IARNRÓD Éireann, together with Turtle Bunbury Histories and Flahavan’s foods, have installed beautifully illustrated panels at Athy and Sallins/Naas railway...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:07pm Read More

National News

Gardaí have legal obligation to seize CCTV footage when investigating crime, court hears

By Olga Cronin An Garda Síochána is “not a surrogate” for the Data Protection Commissioner and gardaí have an inescapable legal obligation to seize CCTV footage when investigating crime, a barrister has told the Special Criminal Court. File image. Prosecution...

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Coveney: We are supportive of a flexible Brexit extension

By Press Association Tanaiste Simon Coveney speaking at the Crown Plaza Hotel during the annual Belfast Chamber of Commerce lunch....

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 5:30pm Read More

More than double adverse reactions to medicines reported to Health Products Regulatory Authority last year

By Evelyn Ring Adverse reactions to medicines reported to the Health Products Regulatory Authority more than doubled last year, it...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Charging an electric car on public network could cost over three times as much as charging at home

By Kevin O’Neill Electric car owners could pay more than three times as much to charge their car using on-street...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Mother who suffocated her child had a "fixed, false and psychotic view" of autistic condition, court hears

By Alison O’Riordan A mother on trial had a “fixed, false and psychotic view” of her child’s autistic condition and...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 1:50pm Read More

Kildare Sport

KDFL ANNOUNCE ANNUAL GAME TO HONOUR ADRIAN MELIA

FROM next year there will be an added game in the KDFL calendar in the name of the sadly deceased photographer Adrian Melia. As Senior Division and Lumsden Cup champions Suncroft and Clonmullion will contest the first ever Adrian Melia...

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This season’s form gives Celbridge and Athy a semi-final chance but history sides with Sarsfields and Moorefield

WEATHER permitting, Saturday afternoon in St Conleths Park promises to be an occasion not to be missed. 12 teams have...

Friday, 04/10/19 - 12:30pm Read More

From Madrid to Robertstown

YOU know it’s not going to the usual Junior Football Final preview when talk veers towards covering Atletico and Real...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 11:43am Read More

Big day of hurling in store in St Conleths Park

HAVEN HIRE SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL Ardclough v Coill Dubh St Conleths Park, 2pm THE myth that Ardclough are an...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 9:15am Read More

Lumsden Cup finalists to be decided

THE road to Coill Dubh on 12 October for the final of the KDFL Lumsden Cup is winding down but...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 4:51pm Read More

National Sport

Five Dundalk players, four from Rovers, named in PFAI Team of the Year

Dundalk celebrate the league title win Five players from SSE Airtricity Premier Division champions Dundalk have been included in the PFAI Team of the Year. Sean Gannon, Sean Hoare, Chris Shields, Patrick Hoban and Michael Duffy have all made the...

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Ladies football Players’ Player of the Year nominees announced

By Steve Neville Dublin stars Siobhán McGrath, right, and Sinéad Goldrick. Picture: Sportsfile Two All-Ireland champions and one beaten finalist...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 2:40pm Read More

McIlroy opts to represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics admitting ‘I made it more difficult for myself’

By Steve Neville Rory McIlroy has said he will play golf at the Olympics for Ireland. The Holywood native told...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 2:00pm Read More

‘I can’t remember how many stab wounds’: Dublin star Cooper opens up about 2014 assault

By Steve Neville Picture: Sportsfile Dublin football star Jonny Cooper has opened up about being assaulted in 2014. The All-Ireland...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 1:00pm Read More

Tuam give hope of stopping Corofin’s three-in-a-row All-Ireland quest

By Peter McNamara So Corofin got out of jail in their Galway SFC final against Tuam Stars last Sunday, writes...

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