Kildare News

Odyssey VC creating 100 new jobs in Sallins

ODYSSEY  VC, provider of compliant IT solutions,has announced the creation of at least 100 new jobs at its headquarter in Sallins. The new jobs coming on line are due to significant and consistent year-on-year growth since its establishment in 2015....

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Car park sought for Kilcullen

KILDARE Co Council has been asked by Cllr Tracey O’Dwyer to provide a public car park for Kilcullen. Cllr O’Dwyer...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 3:12pm Read More

Local woman named Bride Ambassador

A KILDARE woman has been named of one of four Bride Ambassadors for the forthcoming Bride of the years Show...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Removing park benches will not deter anti-social behaviour

CLLR Mark Stafford, Mayor of Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District, failed to secure the support of his fellow elected members on the...

Tuesday, 21/01/20 - 11:08am Read More

Kildare home workers could be missing out on tax relief

KILDARE employees who work from home could be missing out on tax relief worth hundreds of euro, according to

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 3:30pm Read More

National News

McDonald: Days of single party government long gone

By Vivienne Clarke Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that she wants to lead her party into government. “This is about government that serves the needs of the people,” she told RTÉ radio’s Today with Séan O’Rourke show....

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Maria Bailey will not seek re-election after ‘extremely difficult’ months

Maria Bailey has confirmed she will not be seeking re-election next month. The Fine Gael TD for the constituency of...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 11:10am Read More

Two men speak to gardaí in relation to torching of man in Cork

Gardaí at the scene of the burglary on Monday morning. Gardaí have spoken to two men after a father-of-three was...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 11:10am Read More

Detective who shot Jastine Valdez’s killer to give evidence at inquest

The Garda who shot Mark Hennessy will give evidence at his inquest later. The 40-year-old abducted and killed Jastine Valdez...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 10:40am Read More

Ireland should meet UN commitments on overseas aid – Social Justice Ireland

There are calls for the next Government to agree to UN commitments on overseas aid. Countries are expected to contribute...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 10:30am Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare football and hurling panels named for 2020

JACK O’Connor and David Herity have named their respective panels for the upcoming Allianz National League which begin with a double header in St Conleths Park on 26 January. Kerryman O’Connor has named a 37 man panel for the upcoming...

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Eric Donovan starts what could be the last year of his career next month. Athy’s Irish featherweight champion is back...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 3:29pm Read More

‘The Darkness’ aims for the bright lights of the PDC

Michael 'The Darkness' Meaney
IN what could be an early contender for the Irish underdog sporting story of 2020, 47-year-old Michael Meaney will pit...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 3:07pm Read More

Two Will Do for O’Brien in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown

TRAINER Joseph O’Brien will be hoping to add his name to the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle roll of...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:19pm Read More

€4.875m in Government Funding Confirmed for Redevelopment of Kildare GAA County Grounds St Conleths Park Newbridge

KILDARE GAA has today received the news that it has been waiting on with the confirmation of Government Funding of...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 10:52am Read More

National Sport

Geaney: Clifford can handle captaincy burden

By Paul Keane Paul Geaney remembers several late nights in Páidí Ó Sé’s bar in Ventry when the man himself dropped him home afterwards to Dingle. “Or close enough to home anyway,” smiled Geaney who, two years after the legendary...

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FAI names interim chief executive

The FAI has named businessman Gary Owens as interim chief executive as its hunt for a new permanent boss continues....

Monday, 20/01/20 - 8:00pm Read More