Kildare News

New acute mental health unit announced for Naas Hospital

A GOVERNMENT plan announced on Friday for the future of Ireland includes a new acute mental health unit at Naas Hospital. Commitment to a new build on the hospital site will take serious pressure off the 29 bed facility in...

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Project Ireland 2040 includes major investment in Kildare

THE government committed to a number of major investments for Kildare as part of a €115bn plan for the future....

Thursday, 22/02/18 - 11:58am Read More

Rents rose by almost 10% in Co Kildare in last year

RENTS in Kildare at the end of 2017 were 9.7% higher than they were at the end of 2016. The...

Wednesday, 21/02/18 - 2:43pm Read More

Banking on success at regional final

A TEAM of students from Athy Community College has made it to the final of a national competition which tests...

Wednesday, 21/02/18 - 2:42pm Read More

School places secured for five children but two still facing long commute

A GROUP of Newbridge based children with special needs who were unable to secure secondary school places locally received some...

Wednesday, 14/02/18 - 3:18pm Read More

Behind the scenes at Athy’s new library

ATHY is bubbling with excitement as the new €4million library is about to open its doors. The community facility housed...

Wednesday, 14/02/18 - 3:12pm Read More

Plans for Kildare town park on public display

KILDARE Co Council has put its plans for the former National Stud lands at Cherry Avenue in Kildare town on...

Wednesday, 14/02/18 - 3:08pm Read More

Committee formed to fight for release of 40-year-old pool fund

“KILDARE town should have a swimming pool and can have a swimming pool.” This is the view of a local...

Wednesday, 14/02/18 - 3:06pm Read More

Tidy Towns groups target the top spot

“KILDARE will be serious contenders to win the overall title at the Tidy Towns Awards in the next few years.”...

Wednesday, 14/02/18 - 2:39pm Read More

Local man missing in the Himalayas

THE WIFE of a Naas-based mountain climber who is missing in the Himalayas has thanked the rescuers who tried to...

Wednesday, 07/02/18 - 2:47pm Read More

National News

Manchester City’s quadruple quest still alive after shoot-out win over Leicester

Claudio Bravo was Manchester City’s penalty hero as they kept their hopes of a dream quadruple alive to beat Leicester and reach the Carabao Cup semi finals. The goalkeeper saved Riyad Mahrez’s spot-kick as Pep Guardiola’s side won 4-3 on...

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Arsenal book place in Carabao Cup semi-finals with forgettable game against West Ham

Arsenal 1 West Ham 0 Danny Welbeck scored the only goal of a forgettable game as Arsenal booked a place in...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:04pm Read More

Gardaí investigating man’s death in Cobh; body found at foot of stairwell

By Niall Murray Gardaí are investigating the death of a man who was found at the foot of a stairwell...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:04pm Read More

Republicans celebrate as major tax reform package passes key vote

Gleeful Republicans forced the most sweeping rewrite of the US tax laws in more than three decades through the House...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:59pm Read More

Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism challenges refusal to reverse deportation order

A challenge by an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism against a second refusal by the Minister for...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:39pm Read More

Agent caught out in Justin Gatlin investigation claims he invented doping claims

The agent at the centre of the Daily Telegraph investigation into Justin Gatlin’s entourage has claimed he made up his...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:33pm Read More

Brian O’Driscoll thinks rugby ’has gone soft’ following Manu Tuilagi’s citing

Manu Tuilagi’s citing for a dangerous tackle on Champions Cup duty has compelled his British and Irish Lions team-mate Brian...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:24pm Read More

Theresa May and Donald Trump discuss Jerusalem disagreement during phone call

Theresa May and Donald Trump discussed their differing positions on the controversial American decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 6:44pm Read More

CF campaigner Orla Tinsley on life support in US; calls on more people to become organ donors

by Denise O’Donoghue Cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley has called on the public to become organ donors in the run...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:44pm Read More

Three new astronauts join crew of International Space Station

The International Space Station has three new residents, doubling its crew size. An American, a Russian and a Japanese arrived...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 6:34pm Read More