Kildare News

Heydon highlights extra €20m to support mental health and community groups

Kildare South TD and Minister Martin Heydon has highlighted that an additional €20 million has been made available by Government for mental health services and community and voluntary groups, including those across Kildare, as part of the revised Covid plan....

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Kildare death notices 5 March 2021

The death has occurred of Joe Murphy Ballitore, Kildare Joe Murphy, Millview, Ballitore, Athy, who died, suddenly, on March 3rd...

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Toddler ate dad’s hash, court hears

A FATHER of four whose child ate some of his cannabis appeared in a local court last week where he...

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Anger at omission of cycleway for 600 children from NTA list

By Finian Coghlan NEWS that a Newbridge-Athgarvan cycleway and footpath has not been included in the National Transport Authority’s (NTA)...

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20 more COVID cases in Kildare

The latest figures on COVID-19 show an additional 20 cases in Kildare. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has today...

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CDP ’23 beats KCC for attendees

Pictured is Cllr Vanessa Liston of the Celbridge-Leixlip Municipal District. A GRAND total of 65 concerned Kildare citizens attended an...

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Bonds have run out to take in charge 33 estates

By Conor Forrest Kildare Co Council has provided an update on 33 estates across the county where the development bonds...

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Raw sewage pushes Kilcullen estate up the priority list

By Finian Coghlan THOUGH seeking €125,000 to finally take-in-charge seven housing estates in the Municipal District, executive staff told Kildare-Newbridge...

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Popular Naas nun passes away

Generations of Naas children who passed through the Convent of Mercy Primary School will be saddened today to learn of...

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Dogs stolen in Kildare

These two dogs were stolen from Cherrymills, Kildangan, Co. Kildare between 4pm and 6pm on the 28th February 2021. Described...

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National News

McKillen jnr takes legal challenge over Covid construction restrictions

A building company of Paddy McKillen Junior has initiated a High Court challenge over the Government’s decision to extend Covid-19 regulations that it claims prevents the firm, and some 60 per cent of the construction industry, from operating. Rossa Fanning...

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Irish economy grew by 3.4% last year despite Covid restrictions

By Cate McCurry, PA Ireland’s economy grew by 3.4 per cent last year, despite record unemployment numbers and Covid-19 restrictions...

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Toddler ate her dad’s hash, Carlow court hears

Elizabeth Lee A father of four whose child ate some of his cannabis appeared last week in Carlow District Court,...

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1,251 drug seizures across 10 prisons in Ireland last year

Digital Desk Staff There were 1,251 drug seizures in 10 jails across Ireland last year, records have revealed. The highest...

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Woman (20s) dies in Wexford road traffic collision

A woman aged in her 20s has died following a road traffic collision this morning in Co Wexford. The two-car...

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Kildare Sport

They Were Wonderful Times, Some Of The Best In The World – Pa “Boiler” White

IN this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport we continued our GAA Heroes of the Past series when Richard Commins took a look at Sarsfields and Kildare great, Pa “Boiler” White. Each of the heroes featured in this series to date have...

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Another Big Night For Kildare Athletes In European Indoors

ST COCA’S AC’s Paul Robinson made a superb start to the European Indoor Championships in Poland on Wednesday night when...

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LEIXLIP UNITED AFC RECEIVES TEXACO SUPPORT FOR SPORT FUNDING

Leixlip United AFC is to receive €5,000 funding under the Texaco Support for Sport initiative launched last September by Valero...

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Big Boxing News – Katelynn Phelan’s Opponent Named For Luxembourg Fight

TRIPLE World Champion, Kildare’s Katelynn Phelan, will face Poland’s Karina Kopinska in Luxembourg on 20 March, the Kildare Nationalist can...

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Róisín Byrne Named On LGFA/TG4 Intermediate Team Of The Year

Our piece on Roisin Byrne which appears in this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport By Pat Costello RÓISÍN Byrne of Kildare...

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National Sport

Hugo Lloris lauds Dele Alli’s professionalism after staying at Tottenham

By Jonathan Veal, PA Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has praised Dele Alli for the way he reset after being stopped from leaving the club in January. Alli was keen to depart Spurs during the recent transfer window having been frozen...

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‘Carlo Ancelotti has done it all’ – Michael Keane backing boss in top-four bid

By Carl Markham, PA Everton defender Michael Keane believes manager Carlo Ancelotti is the key to fulfilling their top-four ambitions...

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