Kildare News

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 raised the issue via a motion at a recent meeting of Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District and was informed that, to provide...

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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 Taxback.com....

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

Busy start to 2020 for KCA

THE  ‘amazing’ Christmas lights, new town signage, a KCA polytunnel, the planned community garden, biodiversity, and climate action were all...

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Councillor calls for action at dangerous crossroads

A LOCAL Fianna Fáil councillor has called for immediate action to be taken at a dangerous cross roads in Monasterevin....

Sunday, 19/01/20 - 10:53am Read More

Seminar brings frontline workers together to discuss domestic violence

PROFESSIONALS working across a range of services in Co Kildare recentlly attended a conference on the ongoing scourge of domestic...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 3:20pm Read More

King of Reality TV trips the light fantastic on DWTS

BRIAN Dowling was just 22 and enjoying life as a steward with a well-known budget airline back in 2001 when...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 1:20pm Read More

Sensory garden and playground opened at Kildare Farm foods

KILDARE Farm Foods, based in Rathmuck Co. Kildare, has opened a Sensory Garden and Playground which they have dedicated to...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 10:58am Read More

We need to build communities as well as houses, says councillor

NORTH Kildare could see a total of 3,133 housing units granted planning permission by 1 April this year,  but this...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 3:20pm Read More

National News

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 in Enniskerry in Wicklow in May 2018 before being found by Gardaí in a business park. The names of the...

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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

Investigation after attempted theft of digger in Co Monaghan

Gardaí are investigating the attempted theft of a digger in Monaghan in the early hours of this morning. Reports were...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 10:00am Read More

Former Magdalene Laundry to become centre for third-level education

Dublin City councillors have backed a plan to turn the old Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott Street in Dublin into...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 9:50am Read More

63 polling stations lack wheelchair access, says disability advocate

By Vivienne Clarke A disability advocate has described to lack of access for wheelchair users in 63 polling stations around...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 9:00am Read More

Anyone born after 1979 should get MMR vaccine, says doctor

The HSE is advising anyone born after 1979 to get the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) to combat the...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 8:50am Read More

Around one in 10 households struggling to pay monthly bills

Just under 10% of Irish households were unable to pay their monthly utility bills in the past 12 months. New...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 8:40am Read More

#CheckTheRegister: Deadline to register to vote is today

The deadline for registering to vote is 5pm this evening. Anyone who wants to have their say on February 8...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 8:30am Read More

Irish prisoners paid over €2.5m in first 10 months of 2019

Irish prisoners were paid more than €2.5 million in pocket-money in the first ten months of last year. According to...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 8:20am Read More

Three in custody in connection with biggest money laundering operation in Northern Ireland

PSNI officers raiding a property as part of one of the largest money laundering operations in Northern Ireland. Picture: Liam...

Wednesday, 22/01/20 - 8:10am Read More