Kildare News

There are more apprentices than young jobless in Kildare

IN THE very appropriate week of the leaving cert results, it’s been revealed that Kildare has more apprentices (883) than unemployed people under the age of 25 (812). This came to light in the National Youth Council of Ireland’s (NYCI)...

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No emergency accommodation in Kildare – locals offered Dundalk

THE crisis in emergency housing is beginning to percolate into the commuter belt, after a homeless family who presented to...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Reno 911! star enjoys family trip on Barrow

ATHY Boat Tours welcomed a famous face on board during one of its recent trips on the Barrow and Grand...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 11:32am Read More

‘We’re extremely happy with the results this year’

“BETWEEN the mainstream and the Leaving Cert Applied, we had 168 sit exams,” said Pat Moloney of Patrician Secondary School,...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 3:28pm Read More

Legal eagle flying high

A LOCAL solicitor has recently joined the ranks of Newbridge law firm Burns Nowlan Solicitors. The firm’s partners Gerard F...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 1:36pm Read More

National News

Irish man dies after incident in New York

An Irishman has died in New York after suffering a fall from an “elevated height”. Ciaran O’Boyle, believed to be from the Midlands was found unconscious in the Gates Avenue area of the city before being later pronounced dead at...

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Almost €80,000 in cash seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Revenue have been granted a court order to detain almost €80,000 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 4:35pm Read More

Ireland to take in migrants stranded on Mediterranean rescue ship

(Hannah Wallace Bowman/MSF/Sos Mediterranee via AP) Ireland is among six EU countries which have agreed to take in migrants stranded...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:40pm Read More

‘I am over the moon’: Cork man to be reunited with family after Dengue fever scare in the Philippines

An Irish man who pleaded with the authorities to fast track his visa application for his Filipino wife and child...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Dublin

Latest: A man in his 50s has died following a road collision between a pedestrian and a motorcycle in Dublin...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:20pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Castledermot looking to finish off first year back with a title but Raheens sure to prove a tough nut to crack

SATURDAY’S triple header of ladies football finals begins with the Junior C Championship final meeting of Castledermot and Raheens. Castledermot are unbeaten to date and its quite a feat when you consider they have had no Senior team for the...

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Little to choose between Kilcock and Rathangan in Junior ‘A’ final

KILCOCK might start Saturday’s Ladies Junior ‘A’ final as slight favourites after seeing off a strong Na Fianna side in...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 4:01pm Read More

Tight battle in store between Kilcullen and Carbury

CARBURY and Kilcullen will lock horns in an eagerly awaited Intermediate Final in the last of three finals on Saturday...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 3:43pm Read More

Division 1 finalists in relegation trouble after two rounds of group stages

DIVISION 1 league finalists Naas and Carbury find themselves facing into a must win game in the final round of...

Saturday, 17/08/19 - 8:23pm Read More

Serial winner O’Connor nominated to succeed O’Neill

SO, just under a month after Cian O’Neill announced that his four year spell as Kildare manager was over the...

Wednesday, 14/08/19 - 11:10am Read More

National Sport

Ronan O’Gara faces stern test in first game as Top 14 head coach

Ronan O’Gara faces a stern test of his head coaching credentials on the opening weekend of the Top 14 season. His La Rochelle side will face an away trip to Clermont Auvergne’s fearsome Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday, where they have...

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One change for Cork ahead of semi-final clash at Croke Park

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has opted for one change in personnel ahead of Sunday’s mouth-watering TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Ireland will top World Rankings for first time ever if they beat England

A win over England tomorrow would put Ireland on top of the World Rankings for the first time ever. Last...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:50pm Read More

Munster face back-to-back games against Saracens as Champions Cup fixtures released

The importance of Munster getting a good start to their Champions Cup campaign was underlined by the release of the...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:30pm Read More

Edouard’s goal crowns impressive night for Celtic

Odsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. Celtic’s...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 10:45pm Read More