Kildare News

Date for your diary – Athy Tidy Towns river clean-up

By Conor Forrest MARK your diary – the Athy Tidy Towns annual river clean-up will take place on Saturday 15 May from 10am to 1pm. It’s run in conjunction with Athy Anglers, Athy Rowing and Canoeing Club, Athy Sports Hub,...

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Wall calls on government to address means test for carers

Labour Senator Mark Wall has called on Government to immediately address the means test for carers allowance following the revelation by Family Carers...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 6:36pm Read More

34 additional COVID cases in Kildare

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today been notified of 8 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths...

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Newbridge school to provide free sanitary products thanks to proposal by male student

A NEWBRIDGE student has successfully proposed that his school provide free sanitary products to put an end to period poverty....

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CAB search yields cash, cocaine and high end goods

Criminal Assets Bureau Search Operation in the Midlands on Thursday 6th May 2021 As part of ongoing investigations the Criminal...

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Kilcullen Credit Union serving community for past 50 years

By Brian Byrne “IT’S not a good idea to give people handy money, they’ll only go and shop outside of...

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Kildare organisations share in €1.4 million thanks to Intel employees

85 organisations from the Kildare area were part of the 2020 Matching Grant Programme operated by Intelmeaning they will receive...

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Kildare death notices 6 May 2021: Updated

The death has occurred of Bridget Dempsey Ballyhagen, Carbury, Kildare Beloved daughter of the late Ann and sister of the...

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Woman pedestrian dies in accident in Carbury

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a fatal traffic accident which happened at Ballyhagan in Carbury yesterday evening 5 |May....

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 9:40am Read More

Wall – increased funding for litter prevention welcome

Labour Senator Mark Wall has welcomed the announcement of additional funding for litter prevention and cleaning this summer. He said...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 7:15pm Read More

National News

HSE to trial online booking portal for Covid test self-referrals

People in parts of the country where Covid-19 rates are high may soon be able to refer themselves for testing as part of new plans from the HSE. The online booking platform will be trialled over the coming weeks, aiming...

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Non-essential cross-border travel must be stopped says North’s Health Minister

James Ward, PA Non-essential cross-border travel must be stopped “by enforcement if required”, the North’s Health Minister has warned. In...

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Cork house fire victim (75) named

Olivia Kelleher A 75-year-old man who died following a fire at his home in Ballyphehane in Cork city on Thursday...

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‘Sexist’ washing line image among complaints upheld by Advertising Authority

A complaint against a “sexist” image showing a woman hanging clothes on a washing line has been upheld by the...

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Liquidator appointed to shipping firm at centre of alleged fraud inquiry

A provisional liquidator has been appointed by the High Court to a shipping company which has become “hopelessly insolvent” it...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 6:29pm Read More


Kildare Sport

O’Connor Names Kildare Senior Football Squad

KILDARE Senior Football Manager, Jack O’Connor, has announced a very “youthful” if inexperienced panel for the Allianz National Football League, which begins on 15 May, and with such a short time-frame it is likely that, baring injuries, the same squad...

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Eadestown’s Tadhg Beirne names on Gatland’s 37-man Lions squad

KILDARE man, Tadgh Beirne from Eadestown, has been named by Head Coach, Warren Gatland, in the 37-man British and Irish...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 4:44pm Read More

Local Businesses Support Naas Racecourse

Racing continues behind closed doors but there will once again be a sense of local support at Naas Racecourse this...

Thursday, 06/05/21 - 3:58pm Read More

Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby School of Excellence launched for 2021

Leinster Rugby has confirmed today that the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby School of Excellence will return again this year...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 1:15pm Read More

Give Youth It’s Fling But Patience Is Needed – Sean Hall CEO Manguard Plus

In this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport in the Kildare Nationalist, in your shops now, we carry a feature interview with...

Wednesday, 05/05/21 - 11:57am Read More

National Sport

Gatland confident Lions squad has firepower to match South Africa

Duncan Bech, PA Warren Gatland insists he has picked a British and Irish Lions squad with the firepower to take on South Africa, but Johnny Sexton and Kyle Sinckler miss out as the highest profile casualties. Exiled England number eight...

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Arsenal miss out on Europa League final after goalless Villarreal second leg

Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal face a first season without European football in 25 years after drawing a blank in their...

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