Kildare News

April showers could save Kildare people up to €300

People in County Kildare could save as much as €300 on average in April by simply putting away some money every time it rains. By using Plum’s “Rainy Days” app, data from Met Éireann could see savings between €15 and...

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Another 30 COVID cases reported 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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Survey launched on sexual violence and sexual harassment in Higher Education Institutions

A ‘ground-breaking’ survey into staff and student experiences of sexual violence and sexual harassment in Irish higher education institutions has...

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COVID vaccine rollout continues across Kildare

Senator Fiona O’Loughlin has highlighted that the first 100 days of the COVID-19 vaccination programme rollout in Kildare was marked...

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder of man missing since 2019

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of William Delaney, who went missing in...

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Yarn bombing in Kilcullen

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From lamb to glam!

By Finian Coghlan SOMETIMES when given a commission, whether by dint of experience or stereotype, you can fairly predict how...

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Kildare flour mill wins prestigious 2021 Irish Food Award

A Kildare flour mill has won a prestigious 2021 Irish Foord Award. The 2021 Environmental Award went to Ballymore Organics for producing organic...

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No filter included in traffic light upgrade in Kilcullen

By Brian Byrne. KILCULLEN residents, especially motorists, were very disappointed last week when an upgrade of the town’s traffic lights...

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Kildare death notices 15 April 2021: Updated

The death has occurred of Mary Prendergast (née McKenna) 17 Convent View, Athy, Kildare Peacefully, in the loving care of...

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National News

Four walk-in Covid-19 test centres to open in Dublin and Tipperary

The HSE has confirmed four additional walk-in Covid-19 test centres will open in Dublin and Tipperary later this week. The centres are being established as part of the HSE’s enhanced testing for local communities and will be located in Coolock,...

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Taosieach praises church leaders for ‘peace building’ after violence in the North

Rebecca Black, PA The Taoiseach has met church leaders over recent violence in the North. Micheál Martin praised the leaders...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after seven injured in Louth collision

Gardaí in Louth are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision on Thursday afternoon. The incident involving two...

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Fully vaccinated to be exempt from hotel quarantine, as capacity due increase

The Department of Health has confirmed that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will shortly no longer have to...

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Minister for Health calls meeting with deputy CMO ‘most positive in a long time’

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has described a meeting with deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn on Thursday...

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Kildare Sport

Kildare’s James Roe Primed for ‘Road to Indy’ Season Opener in the US as he debuts with Turn 3 Motorsport Team

AFTER a fruitful off-season of testing and training, Kildare race car driver James Roe, from Naas, is primed and ready for the 2021 Indy Pro 2000 Championship season opener this weekend, in tandem with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.   Roe...

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Irish Thoroughbred Marketing to sponsor the Champion Bumper at Punchestown

Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM) has become a Grade 1 race-sponsor at the Punchestown Festival and first entries for the ‘ITM...

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GAIN to sponsor new “Champion Collection”

THE Curragh has today announced that GAIN Equine Nutrition will strengthen their partnership with the racecourse by agreeing to sponsor...

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In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport….

WE carry eight pages of sport in this week’s Kildare Nationalist which is in your shops now, including:   GAA:...

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PUNCHESTOWN WELCOME WILLIAM HILL AS CHAMPION CHASE SPONSOR IN MAJOR THREE YEAR DEAL

PUNCHESTOWN Racecourse have today announced leading bookmaker, William Hill, as the new title sponsor on the Punchestown Festival’s opening day...

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National Sport

Man United down Granada to set up Europa semi-final against Roma

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Edinson Cavani set Manchester United on course for a comfortable victory against Granada as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side reached the Europa League semi-finals for the second successive season. Marcus Rashford’s fine goal and...

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Arsenal ease past Slavia Prague to book Europa League semi-final

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal turned on the style to ease past Slavia Prague and set up a Europa League...

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