Kildare News

Naas water baby is a real little hero

WATER Babies, Ireland’s leading baby and toddler swimming school, has revealed more remarkable stories of how swimming and spending time in water has helped babies and toddlers and assisted them overcome health issues, boosted their development and generally improved their...

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Drop in number of uninsured claims in Kildare

THE Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) recorded a 4% drop in claims from Kildare during 2019, after receiving a...

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No threat at Castedermot school says principal, despite garda presence

GARDAÍ recently maintained a presence at Coláiste Lorcáin secondary school in Castledermot in response to comments made online but the...

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Council seeks interest in cycle cafés

KILDARE Co Council is looking to engage with local businesses interested in being considered as a designated host for a...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 3:41pm Read More

Féile Bríde draws crowds to Kildare

THE 28th annual Féile Bríde in Kildare town, held between Friday 31 January and Saturday 8 February, was once more...

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€40m Lidl deal is a big boost for Kildare firm

GERMAN retail giant Lidl has announced a €40m deal with aTimahoe-based family business O’Brien Fine Foods (OBFF) that will see...

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Young pupils have good ideas to tackle climate change

PUPILS n shanganamore National School in Barrowhouse, Athy are looking forward to ftaking part in the national final of The...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 3:18pm Read More

Athy to host county’s first Pride Parade

KILDARE Pride Events is planning the county’s first pride parade and pride festival in Athy on Sunday 31 May 2020....

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Total cost of homlessness could top €6.5m in Kildare

PRIVATE emergency accommodation will cost Kildare over €2m in 2019, which is more than two-thirds of the county’s own, entire...

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Universal accessability to be a condition for council grants

ALL applicants for Kildare County Council grants from next year will be required to prove they comply with a ‘universal...

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National News

‘Global Greening’ campaign will not run in China due to Coronavirus

Great Wall of China will not ‘go green’ for St Patrick’s Day. Chinese landmarks such as the Great Wall of China will not ‘go green’ for St. Patrick’s Day this year because of the coronavirus. Tourism Ireland says it has...

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Just 16 applications for year-round short-term lets lodged in Dublin city

Airbnb is one of the platforms used to advertise short-term lets Very few Airbnb-style hosts in Dublin city are adhering...

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Explosive device thrown at home of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane’s brother

By Press Association Martin Finucane. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Wire An explosive device has been found outside the home of a...

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Investigation launched after video of sulky racing shared on social media

Picture: iStock Gardaí in Rathcoole are investigating after a convoy of horse sulkys were recorded racing down a Dublin road....

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Woman arrested in connection with allegations of making threats to injured party in trial

A woman in her early 20s has been arrested in connection with an allegation of making threats to kill or...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 11:55am Read More

Gardaí warn public of ‘banking’ scam which can empty accounts in minutes

By Ciarán Sunderland The scammers can empty a bank account within minutes in new fraud. Gardaí and the Garda National...

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Residents bracing for possible flooding as rainfall warning issued

A Status Yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. Met Éireann is forecasting heavy rain...

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Children’s charities call for action on child poverty by next government

Too many children are living in consistent poverty – with no access to hot meals at school or access to...

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Two arrested as part of investigation into Keane Mulready Woods murder

Keane Mulready Woods Two men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Keane Mulready Woods....

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 9:40am Read More

PSNI accused of ‘reduced presence’ as Quinn Industrial Holdings say campaign of violence has resumed

File photo of Quinn Industrial Holdings in Derrylin, Fermanagh. Police in the North are being accused of dropping their guard...

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