Kildare News

New floating jetty installed

KILDARE Sports Partnership has announced that the installation of a floating jetty and repair of the existing structure has been completed on the river Barrow in Athy. The bottom step of that structure was replaced with the new jetty, with...

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Flying high at June Fest skatepark jam session

NEWBRIDGE Skatepark Jam session  was a great success and a big crowd turned out. It was touch and go on...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 2:12pm Read More

Moone plane crash victims to be laid to rest

THE FUNERALS of the two men killed in the ultralight plane crash in south Kildare on Thursday (June 13) will...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 10:59am Read More

Newbridge trio are bound for Mongolia with ‘Audrey’ going along for the ride

AS THE generosity of the Irish has regularly attested to, there are more ways to earn money for a charity...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 4:57pm Read More

Gaelscoil pupils on strike to save the environment

PUPILS at Gaelscoil Chill Dara went on strike on Wednesday last to demonstrate their concern about the damage that is...

Wednesday, 19/06/19 - 2:55pm Read More

National News

Hospitals accounted for more than one third of health expenditure in 2017

File image Hospitals are by far the most expensive part of our health system, soaking up more than a third of the €21.1bn expenditure on health in 2017, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show. In fact expenditure...

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Principal highlights developmental challenges seen among children impacted by homelessness

File and unrelated image of boy in hotel room The principal of a Dublin inner city school has said children...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 6:10pm Read More

Calls to reclassify crushed concrete to give construction industry environmentally friendly option of recycling

File Image The construction industry has called on the State’s environmental watchdog to reclassify for recycling and reuse the same...

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Gardaí in Galway appealing for witnesses to two assaults in the city

Gardaí in Galway are appealing for witnesses to two separate assaults which occurred in the city last weekend. The incidents...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 5:20pm Read More

Former barrister who stole €235,000 from businessman to be sentenced

A former barrister who stole €235,000 from a businessman by pretending to buy him a warehouse in Co Kildare will...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 4:55pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Kelly back in an Ireland jersey at World University Games

AFTER representing her country at under 17 and under 19 level, Lauren Kelly took the next step on her journey to hopefully one day getting a senior cap by being named in the 20 woman squad for the World University Games...

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Adam Tyrrell says Kildare will learn from Dublin defeat

ADAM TYRRELL says he’s confident the game against Dublin will serve as a major boost to Kildare’s prospects of making the...

Thursday, 13/06/19 - 2:38pm Read More

Cusack to be part of TG4 team for Women’s World Cup

THE Women’s World Cup gets underway in France on Friday evening when the host nation play South Korea in the...

Friday, 07/06/19 - 11:50am Read More

Kildare Junior manager praise Doyle’s role

IT was a surreal evening in St Conleth Park on Wednesday as Kildare GAA legend Johnny Doyle donned the white...

Thursday, 06/06/19 - 4:14pm Read More

Naas golfer Brazill building strong Bridgestone campaign

THE Bridgestone Order of Merit moves west this weekend for the Connacht Stroke Play at Portumna where Robert Brazill (Naas)...

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National Sport

Stradivarius defends Gold Cup to give Dettori remarkable fourth successive victory

Stradivarius successfully defended his Gold Cup crown to provide Frankie Dettori with a remarkable fourth successive victory on day three of Royal Ascot. Stradivarius and Franke Dettori win for owner Bjorn Nielsen. Photo Healy Racing John Gosden’s star stayer enjoyed...

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Israel Folau seeking €1.8m in donations to help legal case against Rugby Australia

Sacked dual-code international Israel Folau has launched a bid to raise €1.84m from the public to fight his legal case...

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Willie Mullins absent from Royal Ascot following ‘small procedure’

Champion Irish National Hunt trainer Willie Mullins is missing from Royal Ascot this week through ill health. Mullins, who has...

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Former Cork hurler breaks record in 512km race across 214 mountain peaks

Ultrarunner Paul Tierney has set a new record for the fastest time to summit all 214 of the Lake District’s...

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Munster hurling final set for full house as public sale tickets snapped up

The Munster Senior Hurling final is set to welcome a full house after tickets on public sale were snapped up...

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