Kildare News

Millennium baby turns 18

BIRTHDAY celebrations were extra special at Athy Rugby Club last week when Kildare’s first Millennium baby celebrated her 18th birthday. Emma Whelan was born in the early hours of New Year’s Day in 2000 becoming the first baby in the...

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No name change for Newbridge estate

ANY proposal to change the name of the Newbridge housing estate where a terrace of homes were destroyed by fire...

Thursday, 11/01/18 - 3:02pm Read More

Funding focused on Athy projects

FUNDING from the RAPID National Grants Programme for Co Kildare is to go to Athy based projects. Funding of €64,500...

Thursday, 11/01/18 - 3:05pm Read More

Woman appalled by ‘Dickensian’ ordeal at K Doc

A LOCAL woman and her daughter endured what they described as a ‘Dickensian’ ordeal when they visited the K Doc...

Thursday, 04/01/18 - 12:43pm Read More

Orla sets her sights on the Transplant Games in 2019

ORLA Tinsley has her sights set on competing in the World Transplant Games in 2019. The Newbridge native and Cystic...

Thursday, 04/01/18 - 12:44pm Read More

National News

Manchester City’s quadruple quest still alive after shoot-out win over Leicester

Claudio Bravo was Manchester City’s penalty hero as they kept their hopes of a dream quadruple alive to beat Leicester and reach the Carabao Cup semi finals. The goalkeeper saved Riyad Mahrez’s spot-kick as Pep Guardiola’s side won 4-3 on...

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Arsenal book place in Carabao Cup semi-finals with forgettable game against West Ham

Arsenal 1 West Ham 0 Danny Welbeck scored the only goal of a forgettable game as Arsenal booked a place in...

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Gardaí investigating man’s death in Cobh; body found at foot of stairwell

By Niall Murray Gardaí are investigating the death of a man who was found at the foot of a stairwell...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:04pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Glavin keen for Moorefield to end their underachievement in Leinster

IT’S often only when you retire and have time to sit down and reflect on your career that you realise what you have achieved, and perhaps what more you could have achieved. There are many players who would have loved...

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Mullally looking for improvements in second pro fight

AFTER landing a decision on points in his professional debut in September, Newbridge boxer Chris Mullally is looking to improve...

Friday, 24/11/17 - 1:25pm Read More

Feely enjoying Australian adventure

THE honour of being called up to represent your country is not something that Athy’s Kevin Feely takes lightly but...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:13pm Read More

National Sport

Man charged over alleged racist attack on footballer Raheem Sterling

A man has been charged with an alleged racist attack on Manchester City and England footballer Raheem Sterling. Sterling, 23, was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City’s Etihad complex before Saturday’s match against Tottenham Hotspur. Greater...

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80% of Irish people optimistic about EU’s future: Eurobar

New figures show 80% of Irish people are optimistic about the future of the European Union, according to Eurobar. The...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:34pm Read More

Pro-life members of Committee on Eighth Amendment to launch ‘minority report’ tomorrow

Three members of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment will launch a ‘minority report’ tomorrow in which they present...

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