Kildare News

Move to make planning permission for rural housing easier fails at council

By Finian Coghlan A MOVE by the majority of Fianna Fáil councillors to make it easier to get planning permission for one-off housing in Kildare failed and they had to console themselves with a watered-down vote “to engage in a...

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Puppies discovered in car at Junction 14

Quick action by Kildare gardaí led to the recovery of seven golden Cocker ~spaniel puppies which were discovered in a...

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Kildare man charged in connection with €3m heroin haul

A Kildare man was one of two men charged in connection with the seizure of up to €3 million worth...

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Surge of new cases of Covid 19 continues in Kildare

110 new cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in Kildare today. One death nationally has been reported to the...

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Kildare death notices 8 August 2020

The death has taken place of Fiona Colleran (Quinn), The Glebe, Johnstownbridge, Co Kildare & Masonbrook, Loughrea, Co Galway (An...

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Garda compliance operation recommences in Kildare

Gardaí have recommenced Operation Fanacht (ensuring public compliance with travel restrictions) as a localised policing operation in Kildare, Laois and...

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Permission granted and sought in Rathangan

Planning permission was granted last month to Rosie Ryan Investments Rathangan Ltd for a change of use of an existing...

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Open-air bazaar raising funds for KWWSPCA

By Finian Coghlan A CURIOUS call for plants and cakes has been made by an animal charity for its second...

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Emotional scenes as Rathangan murder victim is laid to rest

There were emotional scenes in the parish church in Rathangan this morning at the funeral mass of murder victim Roy...

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Kildare Co Council office, park playgrounds and libraries will remain open during lockdown

Kildare County Council offices, including libraries, remain open during the current lockdown. Access to council services is by appointment only....

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National News

Gardai investigating after body of man discovered at house in Drumcondra

Gardai are investigating the death of a man in Dublin, whose body was discovered at a house in Drumcondra last night. Gardai had received a call claiming that a number of men were attempting to break into a house on...

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Petrol bombs thrown at officers in Belfast while clearing internment bonfires

The incident took place on Distillery Street in west Belfast. Police officers in the North have been hurt after being...

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Covid-19: 174 new cases recorded

The wearing of face masks will become mandatory on Monday in an effort to curb the spread of the virus....

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Dublin firefighters tackle blaze in Ballymun

Engines from Finglas and Phibsborough responded to the call. Dublin Firefighters have dealt with a fire in an underground car...

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DoneDeal suspends dog adverts amid ‘dognapping’ rise

Online marketplace DoneDeal has temporarily suspended advertisements for the sale of dogs as dog thefts have been highlighted in recent...

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Achill water supply issued with ‘do not consume’ notice

Achill Island in Mayo recently received a conservation notice as water supplies were low due to an influx of visitors....

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Laois records largest percentage increase in Covid cases

By Muireann Duffy Lockdown restrictions were reimposed in Kildare, Offaly and Laois following an announcement by the Taoiseach. Laois has...

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Forecast for sun-drenched weekend set to reach 26 degrees

Met Éireann has forecast a sun-drenched weekend for the country after recent weeks of clouds and rain. The coming week...

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Midlands lockdown could extend to other areas, health officials warn

Health officials are warning that the local lockdowns in Kildare, Laois and Offaly could be extended to other areas. New...

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‘Catastrophic’ winter expected between flu and Covid-19, says Labour leader

The leader of the Labour Party has said that a “catastrophic” winter awaits the country unless action is taken on...

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