Kildare News

Lilies are on a winning streak

A LOCAL woman has won €32,000 after appearing on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show  almost 19 years after she first appeared on the show. Appearing on Winning Streak is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most people but Rosemary O’Brien,...

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Ladies enjoy Nollag na mBan in memory of local woman

IT was ladies night in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge recently at the 15th annual Nollaig na mBan ball organised in...

Thursday, 17/01/19 - 11:57am Read More

New Comhaltas branch responds to huge appentite for Irish culture

TRADITIONAL music has become a little more accessible in South Kildare thanks to the new Athy Comhaltas Group. For the...

Thursday, 17/01/19 - 11:55am Read More

Athy honours one of its own

A LARGE crowd took to the main street in Athy on Sunday as a commemorative plaque for well-known local performer...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:11pm Read More

Forestry generates over €97m in Kildare

MORE than €97million was generated in Kildare in 2017 from forestry income according to new figures released by the Department...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:29pm Read More

Kildare Sport

NATIONAL LEAGUE SOCCER COMING TO KILDARE

ALMOST ten years after Kildare County played their last game in the League of Ireland, National League football will return to Kildare after the Kildare and District Underage League were allocated a place in the newly formed Under 13 league,...

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Quality entries revealed for Grade 1 Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle

A host of Ireland’s leading novice hurdlers have been included among 44 entries for the Grade 1 Lawlor’s Of Naas...

Tuesday, 18/12/18 - 4:08pm Read More

Doolan passes tough examinations – on and off the pitch

THERE is probably no handbook to suggest that the best way to prepare for an important college exam is to...

Wednesday, 12/12/18 - 1:06pm Read More