Kildare News

Council seeks to increase fine for parking in disabled space to €500

By Finian Coghlan KILDARE Co Council has unanimously agreed that the fine for parking in a disabled space should be increased to €500. However it will take a change in national law to have the decision implemented. At the meeting...

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Kildare death notices 27 September

The death has taken place of Noel Sherry, Nicholastown, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, September 26th 2020, at Naas Hospital. Beloved husband...

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Athy was one of leading market towns in country

By Frank Taaffe I NEVER fully appreciated the large number of markets in Athy of old and the range of...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 9:54am Read More

Fancy getting a little squashed?

MANY of the crops we grow in Ireland originally came from the New World, domesticated from wildness by the natives...

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Ideal family home in much sought after village location

5 STEPHENSTOWN COURT, TWO MILE HOUSE Stephenscourt is a modern sought after residential development of 23 detached houses on large...

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Visit to bookshop provides inspiration for debut single from Naas singer songwriter

By Conor Forrest PETE Kavanagh, a singer songwriter, musician and storyteller from Naas, has released his debut single entitled To...

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Kildare death notices 26 September 2020

  The death has taken place of Kathleen Woods (née Morris),  aged 101 (Wyfordby and Queniborough, Leicestershire, England) – Sept...

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Five Covid 19 related deaths reported this evening: Latest Kildare figures here

Eight more cases of Covid 19 have been confirmed in Co Kildare in the latest figures released this evening. The...

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Athy club signs song for Culture Night 2020

For Culture Night 2020 (Friday 18 September), Athy Sign and Sign Club celebrated Irish Sign Language and their new boxing...

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Midlands Retrofit Project to benefit Kildare

Senator Fiona O’Loughlin has welcomed a Midlands retrofit scheme announced recently which will see Kildare Co Council (alongside local authorities...

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National News

Debenhams workers feel “thrown to the wolves” by Government

By Olivia Kelleher Striking former Debenhams workers who confronted Taoiseach Micheál Martin in Cork last Friday as he went in to a radio station for an interview say that they feel as if they have been “thrown to the wolves”...

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Man, 30s, dies in single-vehicle collision in Wexford

Gardaí attended the scene of a fatal single-vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 11:30pm on Saturday at Newtown,...

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Elderly man killed in Cork car park collision named

The elderly man killed after a collision in Douglas, Co Cork today has been named.  Peter Newman was hit by...

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Garda probe underway to identify organisers of Donegal anti-lockdown rally

Gardaí have launched an investigation to identify the organisers of an anti-Covid-19 restriction rally that took place in Letterkenny, Co...

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Taoiseach calls for united response to pandemic at UN General Assembly

The Taoiseach says we must continue to support an effective, coherent, multilateral response to Covid-19. Micheál Martin says the guidance...

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UCC students look for refunds for accommodation as classes go online for two weeks

Students in Cork want their money back after paying up front for accommodation this semester. Earlier this week, the government’s...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 8:40am Read More

Covid-19 incidence in North-West counties low despite Donegal spike

By Muireann Duffy Donegal and Derry City/Strabane are the only two areas in the North-West with incidence rates higher than...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 8:10am Read More

Pedestrian killed after being hit by van in Cork

A pedestrian has been killed after being knocked down by a van in Co Cork. Gardaí are currently at the...

Saturday, 26/09/20 - 6:00pm Read More

Covid-19: Five deaths and 248 additional cases

The Department of Health has recorded 248 additional cases of Covid-19 and five additional deaths from the virus. Of today’s...

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Colleagues ‘devastated’ at death of groom-to-be in Meath scooter tragedy

By Louise Walsh The 29-year-old Moldovan whose body was discovered at a roadside in Meath in the early hours of...

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