Kildare News

Men’s sheds’ showcase in Monasterevin

THE largest-ever gathering of men’s shed members in Kildare and Laois – judging by the size of the crowd – took place last Wednesday (11 September) at Monasterevin Community Centre. Shed meembers from across the two counties descended on the...

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Craft network training programme launched

A UNIQUE training programme to develop a craft network in Co Kildare was launched last week. County Kildare LEADER Partnership...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 2:23pm Read More

Young readers celebrate

THE Osprey Hotel in Naas was packed  with enthusiastic youngsters and their parents on Saturday 7 September for the annual...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 12:22pm Read More

Punchestown to host national TY event

IN these complicated times for our teenagers it is reassuring to know there is more than one pathway to their...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 3:20pm Read More

Rail commuters finally get garda attention

IT looks like finally all those commuter complaints about anti-social behavior on the trains eventually landed on the right desk,...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 1:19pm Read More

Clean bill of health for Kildare water

IT may be the nickname of the county in footballing terms, but ‘Lilywhite’ may now also be applied to the...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 11:17am Read More

Group will offer a Syrian family helping hand to resettle in Naas

IN A week where Nimbyism reared its ugly head once again in Ireland in relation to the resettlement of refugees,...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 3:14pm Read More

Rail commuters are still being ignored says Athy councillor

ATHY councillor and General Election candidate for Kildare South Labour’s Mark Wall has called on the Government to finally listen...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 1:13pm Read More

Survey shows 90% of local commuters would like to work closer to home

IT”S no surprise that the early indication from the Kildare commuter survey has found that 90% of local commuters are...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 11:05am Read More

Kildare Youth Services has lots of reasons to celebrate

THERE was a real party atmosphere in the Courtyard in Naas Town Centre last week when Kildare Youth Services celebrated...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 3:04pm Read More

National News

Teens lost in Fermoy woodland overnight located using infrared equipment

File photo Two teenagers who became lost overnight in heavy forestry in Fermoy, Co Cork have been located following a search by gardaí, locals and the infra-red equipped Coast Guard helicopter. The teenagers went for a walk yesterday afternoon but...

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Revenue from raised carbon taxes to fund climate action projects

All money raised from increased carbon taxes is to be ring-fenced to fund climate action projects. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 11:30am Read More

Dublin football club ‘devastated’ after thousands of euro worth of equipment set alight

Picture: Sallynoggin Pearse FC A football club in South Dublin says it is appalled by the destruction of their equipment...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 10:50am Read More

Search continues at site believed to be location of Lunney assault

A large section of the road between Ballinagh and Lough Gowna in Co Cavan was closed off on Sunday as...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 10:10am Read More

Juncker border comments are ‘a betrayal’, says Boyd Barrett

Richard Boyd Barrett has accused the European Commission President of ‘betrayal’ over border checks in the event of a no-deal...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 9:10am Read More

Woman, 69, killed after being hit by car in Donegal

A 69-year-old pedestrian has been killed after she was hit by a car in Donegal. It happened at Tinnycahill in...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 9:10am Read More

A third of Irish people have lost money to fraud, new survey reveals

The average sum of money stolen in Ireland by fraudsters from older people is €1,320, according to a new survey....

Monday, 23/09/19 - 8:30am Read More

Hope for ‘new era’ for beef industry as picketing ends across the country

Picketing by beef farmers has ended across the country. It looks like the long-running dispute over cattle prices is reaching...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 7:50am Read More

Yellow rainfall warning for three counties with risk of spot flooding

Met Éireann have issued a status yellow rainfall warning for three counties. The warning, for Cavan, Donegal and Leitrim, came...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 9:45pm Read More

Winner of €5.3m Lotto jackpot urged to ‘stay calm’ and keep ticket in safe place

The winner of last night’s €5.3m Lotto jackpot is being urged to keep their ticket in a safe place. A...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 9:15pm Read More