Kildare News

The death has occurred of Nancy English (née Hughes) 81 Páirc Bhride, Athy

The death has occurred of Nancy English (née Hughes) 81 Páirc Bhride, Athy, Kildare Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of St. Anne’s Ward, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy. Wife of the late Pat and mother of the late...

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Details sought of measures to ensure protected structures are protected

Kildare Co Council has been asked to provide details of the measures it has in place to ensure protected structures...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 12:32pm Read More

Kildare receives second highest allocation of new housing posts

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien has approved 13 new posts for Kildare Co Council’s housing...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 10:55am Read More

The death has occurred of Anthony Meane. formerly of Kilcullen, Kildare

The death has occurred of Anthony Meaney Davitt’s Terrace, Castlebar, Mayo / Kilcullen, Kildare The death has occurred, unexpectedly, at...

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Further high winds overnight leave 59,000 homes, farms and businesses without power

ESB Networks Storm Barra Update:  As at 8:15 am, Wednesday 8 December, approximately 59,000 electricity customers are without power across...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 9:42am Read More

No crowds but still joyous occasion as Naas lights up for festive season

THERE may not have been any crowds, but it was still a joyous occasion when Mayor of the Naas Municipal...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 6:45am Read More

Quality Street reveals the sweet that consumers most want back in the tin

Quality Street reveals the sweet that consumers most want back in the tin It’s official! The favourite retro sweet that...

Tuesday, 07/12/21 - 8:06pm Read More

COVID: Another 5590 cases confirmed; CMO says disease trajectory remains ‘uncertain’

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5,590 confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of 8am, 505 COVID-19 patients...

Tuesday, 07/12/21 - 6:30pm Read More

Naas Hospital appeals to people to stay away from Emergency Department unless absolutely essential

Naas General Hospital is experiencing a very busy period with a significantly increased number of people requiring admission to the...

Tuesday, 07/12/21 - 5:31pm Read More

The death has occurred of Anne KAVANAGH (née Cooke) Curragh, Kildare / Newbridge, Kildare

The death has occurred of Anne KAVANAGH (née Cooke) Curragh, Kildare / Newbridge, Kildare Kavanagh Anne (née Cooke), (Chez Nous, Green...

Tuesday, 07/12/21 - 5:11pm Read More

National News

Taoiseach wrong to say people not turning up for boosters, GP says

James Cox Taoiseach Micheál Martin was incorrect to say that people were not showing up for their vaccine boosters, they were just getting them elsewhere according to Ennis GP Dr Maire Finn. It was not fair to say that people...

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Poll finds 69% of people believe Government not doing enough to tackle child obesity

James Cox Almost seven in 10 people believe the Government is not doing enough to confront childhood obesity in Ireland,...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 11:55am Read More

Officers involved in arrest at Troubles commemoration will not face prosecution

By David Young, PA Two police officers who arrested a Troubles shooting victim at a commemoration event in Belfast will...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 11:27am Read More

Irish economy experiencing ‘exceptional growth’ despite pandemic – Ibec

James Cox The Irish economy is going through a period of “exceptional growth” despite the pandemic, according to Ibec. The...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 11:10am Read More

Niac approve Covid vaccines for children aged 5-11

Muireann Duffy The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (Niac) has approved the administration of Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 5-11. The...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 11:06am Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare Alive In Leinster – Sport In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist

WE have another BUMPER edition of sport in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, including; GAA: Kildare’s Famous Five Progress in Leinster action Naas footballers progress to Croker semi final Kilcock and Kilcullen also advance Successful start for Maynooth hurlers...

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Naas Look To Continue Championship Journey In Leinster

YES it was a fortuitous goal by Darragh Kirwan that won the game last time out for Naas but fortune...

Sunday, 05/12/21 - 11:00am Read More

Maynooth Kilcock And Kilcullen in Leinster Action

IT’S Super Saturday as far as the hurlers of Maynooth and the footballers of Kilcock and Kilcullen are concerned as...

Saturday, 04/12/21 - 11:49am Read More

Leinster Calling For Kildare Clubs – This Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport

IN this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, we have another 25 pages of sports coverage including GAA: Naas hurlers advance...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 6:25pm Read More

Dilys Lindsay To Be Honoured at 2021 Federation Of Irish Sport Volunteers In Sport Awards

DILYS Lindsay will receive nationwide recognition for her years of dedicated volunteer work in Kildare with Riding for Disabled Association...

Tuesday, 30/11/21 - 12:16pm Read More

National Sport

Mercedes end controversial sponsorship deal with Kingspan

PA Sport Staff Mercedes have ended their controversial sponsorship deal with Irish-based company Kingspan, saying it is “not appropriate” to continue the partnership. Kingspan’s logo appeared on the helmet of Lewis Hamilton at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday,...

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Novak Djokovic on entry list for Australian Open despite vaccine uncertainty

By PA Sport Staff Novak Djokovic has been included on the entry list for next month’s Australian Open despite continued...

Wednesday, 08/12/21 - 12:16pm Read More