Kildare News

Kildare tapas being exported to Spain

IN what must be the culinary equivalent of coals to Newcastle, a Kildare woman is successfully exporting tapas to Spain after engaging in an innovative programme available to new Irish food producers. In an effort to capitalise on one of...

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Funding given for Kildangan Hall and Tanyard building in Ballitore

THE Kildangan Hall Committee is among those delighted about the recent allocation of funding under the Town and Village Renewal...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 1:32pm Read More

Average price of farming land among the highest

THE Mid-East region – which comprises Kildare, Meath, Wicklow and Louth – had the highest average price per acre of...

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

Salon gets super props for Pieta

AN Athy beauty salon raised €350 for Pieta House with the help of some very impressive superhero props for Hallowe’en....

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 3:44pm Read More

Towns needs not one but two more bridges

LOCAL TD Fiona O’Loughlin has called for not one, but two more bridges to help alleviate the traffic problems in...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 1:43pm Read More

National News

Motorists urged to take ‘extreme caution’ as snow falls across the country

By Rebecca Stiffe Motorists are being urged to exercise extreme caution in Leinster and Munster as snow and sleet falls across Ireland this evening. Two swans on a lake in Drumphea Co Carlow are caught in the first snow of...

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Calls for Port of Cork to cut ties with US firm

By Eoin English The Port of Cork is facing calls to cut ties with a US firm which could see...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 2:35pm Read More

Lisa Smith willing to talk to anyone to clear name

By Vivienne Clarke Lisa Smith. Photo: ITV Louth TD Peter Fitzpatrick has said that Dundalk woman Lisa Smith is “willing...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 1:45pm Read More

Lorraine Clifford-Lee criticised for ‘racist comments’ about Travellers

By Vivienne Clarke Martin Collins of Pavee Point has described comments by Fianna Fáil Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee as “not just...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 12:20pm Read More

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín passes away after long illness

By Denise O’Donoghue Cork-born actor and comedian Niall Tóibín has passed away, his family has confirmed. A statement by his...

Wednesday, 13/11/19 - 12:00pm Read More

Kildare Sport

New Kildare SFC & IFC formats ratified for 2020

AS ratified at Tuesday’s County Board meeting there will be new formats in the Kildare Senior & Intermediate championships in 2020 for a trial period of one year.   Senior and Intermediate Football Championship 2020 (1 year trial) Round 1...

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Throwback to Ballymore and Monasterevan Leinster Final wins

BALLYMORE and Monasterevan both know the feeling of bringing a Leinster title back to their communities and that is something...

Friday, 08/11/19 - 11:57am Read More

Sarsfields looking to improve on recent Leinster record

SURPRISINGLY enough for a club who have so often challenged at the business end of the Kildare Senior Football Championship...

Friday, 08/11/19 - 11:28am Read More

Kelly looking to cap memorable year at the Aviva Stadium

FOOTBALL has always been a huge part of Lauren Kelly’s life and like any football mad child kicking a ball...

Thursday, 31/10/19 - 2:18pm Read More

Who has the edge after Sunday’s draw?

WHEN Barry Coffey somehow found the target from a ridiculous angle with the last kick of last Sunday’s we were...

Friday, 25/10/19 - 3:39pm Read More

National Sport

17-year-old goalie Bazunu among four players confirmed for Ireland U21 debuts

By Stephen Barry Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu will make his Ireland U21 debut in Thursday’s European Championship qualifier against Armenia. The 17-year-old will be joined in making his debut by three defenders, Gillingham’s Thomas O’Connor, Newport County’s Danny McNamara,...

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