Kildare News

Drop in covid 19 figures in Co Kildare

  There has been a drop in the number of Covid 19 cases in co Kildare in this evenings figures. 44 new cases were reported in the county according to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. Sadly the death toll from...

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Many uses of beetroot

SOME families split over political parties or religious faith. Mine split over beetroots. Some relations insisted on having bowls of...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:30pm Read More

Man jailed for terrorising elderly couple in Ballylinan

A MAN who terrorised an elderly couple by banging on their front door in Ballylinan after midnight, demanding a lift...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 3:12pm Read More

Kildare death notices 24 January 2021

The death has occurred of Kathleen Byrne (née Joyce) Woodlands, Castledermot, Kildare Kathleen Byrne, Woodlands, Castledermot passed away on 24th...

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Moore name forever linked with Rheban GFC

Eye on the Past No. 1464 HE was born in 1901, the youngest of seven children, and grew up in...

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Survey sought in Athy

Cllr Aoife Breslin, Cathaoirleach of Athy MD, has asked the council to carry out a detailed survey from St John’s...

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Travel trends for 2021

By Fergal O’Keeffe TRAVEL in 2021 will most likely be quite different than in previous years, but with the roll...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 11:59am Read More

€1m needed to upgrade rural sewerage schemes in Kildare

By Finian Coghlan IT COULD take another three or four years and an additional €1m to connect 10 Kildare housing...

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Kildare towns feature in new medieval Ireland book

Castledermot, Athy and Kildare town are among the locations which feature in The town in medieval Ireland in the light...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 10:50am Read More

Dr Pat Aylmer was to Castledermot what John B Keane was to Listowel: an observer, recorder and a commentator

DR Patrick (Pat) Aylmer, Quinagh, Carlow, whose death occurred peacefully on St Stephen’s Day at Gowran Abbey Nursing Home, Co...

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National News

Five arrested, shot fired after garda vehicle is struck in Donegal car chase

James Cox A man was arrested following a pursuit after he failed to pull over when gardaí spotted him driving a jeep erratically near Donegal town. The incident took place near Tullyearl in Donegal town this afternoon. A shot was...

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Temperature to drop to -5 degrees tonight

James Cox Met Éireann is warning temperatures could dip to as low as -5 degress in places overnight after today’s...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 8:40pm Read More

Numbers in intensive care could grow in coming days, warns HSE chief

By Michelle Devane, PA The number of people in intensive care units will “hold if not grow” in the coming...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 7:15pm Read More

‘The writing is not on the wall anymore, it’s on the screen’- Irish politicians and social media

James Cox Social media is more important than ever for Irish politicians and the importance of an online presence has...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 6:27pm Read More

Time to open doors of secrecy around mother and baby homes, says survivor

By Rebecca Black, PA A survivor of a home for unmarried mothers and babies in Northern Ireland has called for...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 6:04pm Read More


Kildare Sport

Joe Reynolds To Remain As Interim CEO Of Horse Sport Ireland

Horse Sport Ireland announce Joe Reynolds to remain as interim CEO Horse Sport Ireland, the Governing Body for Equestrian Sport in Ireland, today announced that Joe Reynolds is to remain as interim CEO of Horse Sport Ireland for the year...

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Donadea’s Connors In Leinster Team To Face Munster

DONADEA’S Will Connors has been included by Head Coach, Leo Cullen, in the Leinster Rugby team to face Munster Rugby...

Friday, 22/01/21 - 3:05pm Read More

Naas Racecourse – A Racing and Community Facility Thinking Outside The Box

We include a feature on Naas Racecourse with General Manager, Eamonn McEvoy, in this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport. By Pat...

Thursday, 21/01/21 - 11:26am Read More

Heroes of the Past – Larry Stanley – Brilliant All-round Sportsman From Kildare

In this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport we feature the second in our Heroes of the Past series – Larry Stanley...

Thursday, 21/01/21 - 10:28am Read More

Football Dream May Be Over But Cody Happy Out

One of the many features in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, in shops now. By Pat Costello IT’S Sunday 4 October....

Wednesday, 20/01/21 - 11:51am Read More

National Sport

Solskjaer reveals how practice makes perfect for Bruno Fernandes

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Bruno Fernandes’ set piece practice on the eve of Manchester United’s FA Cup tie against Liverpool paid dividends as he came off the bench to settle the tie. Sunday’s fourth-round encounter at Old...

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Ospreys complete comeback victory at Connacht

By PA Sport Staff Rhys Webb responded to his omission from Wales’ Six Nations squad with two tries in Ospreys’...

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