Kildare News

Kildare death notices 9 July

The death has occurred of Irene Bergin, (Leixlip) – July 7, 2020, (peacefully), after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family, Irene, beloved wife of Paul and dear mother of Ian, Paul, David, Leah and Helen; Sadly missed by...

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Covid 19 Rent Supplement Scheme to continue until 31 August

  Flac have published an information sheet outlining the details of the newly extended rent supplement scheme. If you are...

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Newbridge Library re-opening begins to show return of society

AFTER a four-month closure Newbridge Library has re-opened today (8 July), although it may still be a while before it...

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One further Covid-19 case in Kildare

One additional case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in Kildare, according to the latest figures released this evening. It means...

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Maynooth University records highest ever number of CAO applications

Maynooth University has received its highest-ever number of applications for admission in September 2020.  More than 15,000 applicants have applied...

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Signs warning of dangerous radiation levels in Monasterevin Woods are bogus

SIGNS warning that a woods near Monastrerevin has been closed because radio communication equipment has made it release dangerous levels...

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HSE response on testing and transfer raises serious questions about State’s virus planning and preparation for nursing homes in North Kildare says Cronin

Kildare North TD Sinn Féin’s Réada Cronin has expressed her concern about the HSE response to a parliamentary question she...

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Kildare Co Council turns a corner on childcare places

By Finian Coghlan THE pressure on childcare in the county was eased this week with the news that moves to...

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Today is closing date for SUSI grant applications

Today Thursday 9 July is the closing date for SUSI applications. “I encourage all further and higher education students planning...

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Woman who drove over body on roadway gets suspended jail sentence

A WOMAN who failed to offer assistance to an injured person and who failed to give appropriate information to gardaí...

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National News

‘None of us are immune’: Vast majority of new Covid cases are people under 25, officials say

By Joel Slattery The trend of more and more younger people contracting the virus has continued “77% of cases reported today are under 25 years of age,” Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn said. “Covid-19 is extremely infectious and none...

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Coronavirus: Six more deaths announced as health officials confirm 23 more cases

By Joel Slattery Six more people have died having contracted Covid-19, health officials have announced. This evening’s announcement means there...

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Tralee shopper, 75, forced into ‘tug of war’ with female handbag snatcher

By Anne Lucey A 75-year-old woman who parked her car near a church in Tralee last January was on her...

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Cork TD calls for regional lockdowns should new Covid-19 clusters emerge

Independent T.D. for Cork Michael Collins has called on the government to introduce a regional lockdown if one area of...

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Coronavirus: No deaths in North reported so far this week

By Press Association No further deaths have been recorded with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health said, leaving...

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Financial services provider in Dublin searched as part of fraud investigation

Gardaí are carrying out a search at a Dublin financial services provider as part of a fraud investigation. Officers from...

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Ireland’s quarantine policy ‘the worst of all worlds’ – Shortall

Ireland’s quarantine policy has been described ‘the worst of all worlds’, because it does not distinguish between safe and dangerous...

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Donohoe has 50/50 chance of getting top Eurogroup job, says MEP

Finance ministers from the EU’s 19 Eurozone countries will elect a new president of the Eurogroup later today. Ireland’s finance...

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CAB seize over €66k in cash and a car as part of investigation into crime group

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) have conducted a search at two locations in Dublin this morning as part of an...

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Students urged to apply for SUSI grant before priority deadline today

New applicants to SUSI still have an opportunity to have their application prioritised if they submit it before midnight tonight....

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