Kildare News

Recent deaths in County Kildare

The death has occurred of Margaret (Mag) Alsbury(née Fennessy) Sallins, Kildare / Naas, Kildare on 7 April (peacefully), surrounded by her loving family, at Naas General Hospital, Margaret (Mag), beloved wife of Mossie and dear mother of Patrick, Ashling, Geraldine,...

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UN soldiers’ return delay leaked before soldiers and families told

A STORY published in the national media this week (8 April) has caused “shock and upset” in Kildare, after it...

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Kildare families asked to join GOAL campaign

Humanitarian aid agency GOAL has called on families in Kildare to build their own ‘tippy tap’ hand-washing device (pictured above...

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Confirmed cases of Covid-19 continue to climb in Kildare. Check out the latest figures here

  There are 233 confirmed cases of Covid 19 in Co Kildare according to the latest figures from the National...

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Sex offences on the rise in Kildare

SEXUAL offences rose last year in the Kildare Garda Division, according to the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office....

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Local Samaritans cut services but maintain 24-hour helpline

THE Samaritans in Newbridge are joining a national appeal for donations to help ensure it can continue to support people...

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Launch of Major Garda Operation on Travel Restrictions

An Garda Síochána has today launched a major operation to ensure public compliance with the travel restrictions introduced recently as...

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Holy Week resources available for Kildare people

People across Kildare can make use of a fantastic resource in their home this Holy Week, which features plenty of...

Wednesday, 08/04/20 - 12:30pm Read More

Doctor TD encourages use of face masks

KILDARE South TD Dr Cathal Berry, is encouraging the voluntary use of face masks in the battle against Covid-19 ....

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Women’s refuge in Kildare gets 24/7 helpline

THE manager of Kildare’s only women’s refuge has welcomed TUSLA’s commitment to provide funding for a 24/7 helpline “for the...

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National News

Woman and two men remain in custody after drugs seizure in Laois

Three people are in custody following the seizure of half a million euro worth of drugs in county Laois. Gardaí in Portlaoise carried out two searches yesterday after they had received reports of suspicious activity in the area of Rossvale....

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Dublin hospitals may have to move Covid-19 patients outside capital as ICUs fill up

Patients with Covid-19 in Dublin could be moved to intensive care units outside the capital. The Mater Hospital in Dublin....

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State exams may be delayed by three months

State exams may now be held in late summer or autumn because of the coronavirus. The Irish Times has reported...

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Banks create dedicated phonelines for older customers as footfall drops by 50%

Former MEP and current CEO of the Banking & Payments Federation of Ireland Brian Hayes pictured in 2017 The country’s...

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No winner as €8m Lotto rolls over

There was no winner of tonight’s €8.3m Lotto jackpot. The top prize will now rollover ahead of the weekend’s draw....

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ICA members to make scrubs for frontline workers

By Denise O’Donoghue Members of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA) are being called upon to make scrubs for frontline workers...

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Three arrested as gardaí seize €550k worth of cannabis and cocaine in Co Laois raid

Three people have been arrested after two searches by gardaí in Co Laois where over half a million euro worth...

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One-off use of Dublin Convention Centre to sit Dáil to cost €160k

Dublin’s Convention Centre The use of Dublin’s Convention Centre to host the Dáil is going to cost around €160,000 for...

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Billionaire Irish tech entrepreneurs pledge funding for Covid-19 research

By Ciarán Sunderland The brothers are donors to the Fast grants research fund. File picture. Patrick and John Collison, brothers...

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High Court ends inquiry into removal by gardai of infant from his mother

By Aodhan O’Faolain and Ray Managh The court heard care orders were previously obtained for the boy’s three older siblings....

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