Kildare News

Compromise on cobblelock controversy welcomed

AN agreement has been reached between Kilmeague residents and Kildare Co Council with regard to the controversy100 year old cobble stone path in the community. Social Democrats Councillor Aidan Farrelly has welcomed the news  following his question to the  recent...

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Scam attempt caught on CCTV in Newbridge pub

COMPO culture took a sinister turn in Newbridge recently (June 22) when a woman who claimed to be pregnant allegedly...

Sunday, 14/07/19 - 1:25pm Read More

Greenway walk will raise funds for Cuan Mhuire

FANCY enjoying some fresh air and beautiful scenery while raising funds for a very worthy cause? People are being sought...

Sunday, 14/07/19 - 10:49am Read More

Planning Regulator’s comments are wake- up-call for Naas

“ARE we going to be like Los Angeles, where everybody has to get into their car for a loaf of...

Saturday, 13/07/19 - 3:47pm Read More

Students put teachers to the test in Kildare

THERE was lots of fun and games at St Brigid’s Primary School in Kildare town when the 6th class put their...

Saturday, 13/07/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Fake news on the agenda for Kildare TD in Geneva

 THE challenges posed by the dissemination of ‘fake news’, that term held dear by US President Donald Trump, were highlighted...

Saturday, 13/07/19 - 10:44am Read More

Monasterevin set for exciting StreetFest

MONASTEREVIN is the place to be this Sunday (14 July) – the inaugural Monasterevin StreetFest kicks off in the town...

Friday, 12/07/19 - 3:57pm Read More

Graduation day at RACE

TWENTY-three young people graduated from the SOLAS / KWETB Trainee Jockey programme at the Racing Academy & Centre of Education...

Friday, 12/07/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Council declares climate emergency

KILDARE took two giant ecological steps recently when the county council declared a ‘climate emergency’ and formally adopted its Climate...

Friday, 12/07/19 - 10:39am Read More

New Athy estate gets green light

ATHY is set to grow by another estate over the next year and a half after Kildare County Council granted...

Thursday, 11/07/19 - 3:37pm Read More

National News

Man due in court in connection with fatal Dublin stabbing

Gardai at the scene. Picture Colin Keegan A 45-year-old man is due before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this evening, charged in relation to a stabbing in the city’s North Strand. A man died in the incident which...

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Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after engine ingested bird on departure

The affected plane pictured previously at Shannon Airport A US-bound Aer Lingus flight has made an emergency landing at Dublin...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Man due in court in connection with seizure of guns and ammunition in Tallaght

A 36-year-old man arrested yesterday during a crackdown on organised crime in Dublin and Drogheda is due in court this...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Insurance operator covering leisure sector to pull out of Irish market

One of the last insurance firms covering the leisure sector in Ireland says it is pulling out of the market....

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 1:50pm Read More

Man arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Belfast

A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Belfast. The incident occurred at a flat in the...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 1:00pm Read More

Motorists asked to avoid Farranfore due to burst water main

Council workers attempt to fix the burst pipe in Farranfore. Photo: MacMonagle Photography. One of the busiest tourist routes in...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 11:50am Read More

Dublin’s Moore Street market at risk of closure, group warns

The government has been told that Moore Street market is at imminent risk of closure The Moore Street Advisory Group...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 11:20am Read More

More than 1,100 drug seizures made in Irish prisons last year

There were more than 1,100 drug seizures in Irish prisons last year. Details released under the Freedom of Information Act...

Saturday, 20/07/19 - 10:40am Read More

Gardaí seize guns and ammunition in raids in Drogheda, Dublin and Limerick

Gardaí have carried out three raids in Drogheda, Dublin and Limerick in the past three days. Tallaght Garda Station. Today,...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 9:30pm Read More

Meath Gardaí search for missing 15-year-old girl

Gardaí are appealing for help to find a missing teenage girl. Kayla Wearon, aged 15, has been missing from the...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 8:30pm Read More