Kildare News

Social Democrat leader Catherine Murphy condemn President Trump & express support for #BlackLivesMatters

    Kildare North TD , Social Democrat co leader Catherine Murphy has roundly condemned the actions of President Donald Trump and all who seek to fuel racial tensions and racial inequality both at home and abroad. The party reiterated...

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Kildare death notices 2nd June

Condolence messages may be left on rip.ie   The death has taken place of Jenny Buckley (nee McLavin), Jenny, Cedarwood...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 9:10pm Read More

Green group pushes for cycling improvements in Kildare

AN alliance of local environment groups has written an open letter to the CEO of Kildare County Council seeking to...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 7:17pm Read More

Two further Covid-19 cases in Kildare; 10 nationwide

The latest figures on Covid-19 show that just 10 more cases have been confirmed in Ireland, of which two are...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 6:19pm Read More

Kildare organizations invited to €50k virtual gameshow

CLUBS and groups from all across Kildare are being invited to join in a virtual gameshow in an effort to...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 4:52pm Read More

Have your say in Castledermot health check

  Kildare Co Council is embarking on a health check process to produce a Village Renewal Plan for Castledermot. The...

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Hosepipe ban “likely”

Irish Water has warned the people of Kildare of the likelihood of a hosepipe ban in the near future as...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:42pm Read More

Alcohol consumption down by more than a third

CONTRARY to anecdotal evidence as regards the uptake in alcohol since lockdown began, figures released this week (2 June) have...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:39pm Read More

Pandemic Payment figures continue to fall in Kildare

The number of people in Kildare in receipt of a Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) continues to fall week on week....

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:03pm Read More

Photos from the past

This week the Kildare Nationalist introduces a new feature Photos from the Past. Each week we will feature a photograph...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 10:30am Read More

National News

The EuroMillions results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s EuroMillions draw, which was worth €17m. That means the prize will rollover ahead of Friday’s draw. Nobody matched all five numbers in the EuroMillions plus draw, but 50 people matched four numbers, netting them...

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Gardaí used coronavirus legislation 13 times in past week

Gardaí pictured at a coronavirus checkpoint in April. Photo: Dan Linehan. Gardaí have used new coronavirus enforcement powers 13 times...

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Property sales to ‘plummet by up to 50%’ due to Covid-19 crisis

By Liz Dunphy [timgimported]910737cf-235e-43f9-865b-a88990eff0c5__b46f4bcf-cdc5-4f5e-a8a9-0e22726fd692.jpg[/timgimported] Property sales are predicted to plummet by up to 50% this year while the number of...

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Cork councillor urges haemochromatosis test to prevent misery of ‘Celtic curse’

By Eoin English Fine Gael councillor Damien Boylan, left, with John Henchion and Kate Durrant at the Blarmey Person of...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 3:25pm Read More

Coronavirus: ‘Good chance of moving to phase two’ on schedule, says government

Elizabeth Canavan from the Department of the Taoiseach. There is a good chance that we can move into phase two...

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Children under 16 could legally change gender under new proposals from LGBT committee

Children under the age of 16 could be able to legally change their gender. Under current legislation, only people over...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 12:30pm Read More

Temperatures to reach 27 degrees today, but heat won’t last much longer

By Greg Murphy Temperatures are set to soar for one last day this week as the mercury is expected to...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 10:30am Read More

Two arrested after armed men threaten woman in Cork city house

Two men in their 20s have been arrested in relation to an aggravated burglary at a house in Cork yesterday...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 9:00am Read More

HSE to warn Dáil committee many public hospitals ‘not fit for purpose’ in tackling Covid-19

The HSE will today raise concerns about whether the health service is capable of dealing with another wave of Covid-19...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 8:35am Read More

Dublin Zoo opens for first time in 11 weeks, with social distancing in place

Dublin Zoo reopens today on a trial basis with a range of new measures in place. The zoo been closed...

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