Kildare News

Millennium baby turns 18

BIRTHDAY celebrations were extra special at Athy Rugby Club last week when Kildare’s first Millennium baby celebrated her 18th birthday. Emma Whelan was born in the early hours of New Year’s Day in 2000 becoming the first baby in the...

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No name change for Newbridge estate

ANY proposal to change the name of the Newbridge housing estate where a terrace of homes were destroyed by fire...

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Funding focused on Athy projects

FUNDING from the RAPID National Grants Programme for Co Kildare is to go to Athy based projects. Funding of €64,500...

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Woman appalled by ‘Dickensian’ ordeal at K Doc

A LOCAL woman and her daughter endured what they described as a ‘Dickensian’ ordeal when they visited the K Doc...

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Orla sets her sights on the Transplant Games in 2019

ORLA Tinsley has her sights set on competing in the World Transplant Games in 2019. The Newbridge native and Cystic...

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Refurbished and extended hospice to re-open in January

THE newly refurbished and extended St Brigid’s Hospice which includes the former Drogheda Memorial Hospital will be officially opened in...

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Newbridge playing second fiddle to Naas claims cllr

ALMOST twice as much money was spent on road works projects in the Naas Municipal District compared to the Newbridge...

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Increased demand for Kildare women’s refuge

KILDARE’S only women’s domestic violence refuge was unable to accommodate 132 women and 225 children in emergency crisis care so...

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Naas Courthouse evacuated after hoax bomb threat

NAAS Courthouse was evacuated last Thursday morning following a hoax phone call claiming that there was a bomb on the...

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Gold Gaisce for two Kildare young people

TWO inspirational young people from Kildare received their prestigious Gaisce Gold Award from President Michael D Higgins at a special...

Thursday, 14/12/17 - 12:07pm Read More

National News

Manchester City’s quadruple quest still alive after shoot-out win over Leicester

Claudio Bravo was Manchester City’s penalty hero as they kept their hopes of a dream quadruple alive to beat Leicester and reach the Carabao Cup semi finals. The goalkeeper saved Riyad Mahrez’s spot-kick as Pep Guardiola’s side won 4-3 on...

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Arsenal book place in Carabao Cup semi-finals with forgettable game against West Ham

Arsenal 1 West Ham 0 Danny Welbeck scored the only goal of a forgettable game as Arsenal booked a place in...

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Gardaí investigating man’s death in Cobh; body found at foot of stairwell

By Niall Murray Gardaí are investigating the death of a man who was found at the foot of a stairwell...

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Republicans celebrate as major tax reform package passes key vote

Gleeful Republicans forced the most sweeping rewrite of the US tax laws in more than three decades through the House...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:59pm Read More

Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism challenges refusal to reverse deportation order

A challenge by an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism against a second refusal by the Minister for...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:39pm Read More

Agent caught out in Justin Gatlin investigation claims he invented doping claims

The agent at the centre of the Daily Telegraph investigation into Justin Gatlin’s entourage has claimed he made up his...

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Brian O’Driscoll thinks rugby ’has gone soft’ following Manu Tuilagi’s citing

Manu Tuilagi’s citing for a dangerous tackle on Champions Cup duty has compelled his British and Irish Lions team-mate Brian...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:24pm Read More

Theresa May and Donald Trump discuss Jerusalem disagreement during phone call

Theresa May and Donald Trump discussed their differing positions on the controversial American decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 6:44pm Read More

CF campaigner Orla Tinsley on life support in US; calls on more people to become organ donors

by Denise O’Donoghue Cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley has called on the public to become organ donors in the run...

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Three new astronauts join crew of International Space Station

The International Space Station has three new residents, doubling its crew size. An American, a Russian and a Japanese arrived...

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