Naas News

Kfm RadioYesterday

New Land League Formed In Kildare

A "New Land League" has been formed in Kildare It aims to prevent the evictions of residents from their homes. The inaugural meeting, attended by 350 people, took place in Naas on Monday The group will now show up, en masse, when a property owner is threatened with eviction or repossession... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

11 On Trolleys At Naas General

There are 11 people being treated on trolleys at Naas General Hospital's Emergency Dept. That is up from 3, yesterday. Nationwide, there are 246 patients on trolleys at the country's other main... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Debris Reported On M7 At Naas.

In Kfm traffic and travel news There are reports of debris on the M7. It is understood to be in the middle land, southbound at the Naas South exit. Care is... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Child's Specially Adapted Tricycle Stolen From Naas.

Gardai in Naas are appealing for information the theft of a tricycle, specially adapted for a little girl. The trike was taken from outside the family home, at Radharc an Caislean , at around 10.30am on Monday morning. It was designed specifically for this child's use and cannot be replaced... Read More

DERBY WIN LEAVES NAAS UNITED TOP OF THE TABLE

DERBY WIN LEAVES NAAS UNITED TOP OF THE TABLE

NAAS Utd continued their fine start to the KDFL season with a narrow 1-0 win over local rivals Ballycane Celtic. A first half Vinny O’Connor goal was all that was needed to settle the game and it means that Naas now lead the way have taken 10 points from their opening four games. They are certainly... Read More

Confident Cully hunting for more gold

Kildare Nationalist2 weeks ago

Confident Cully hunting for more gold

Gary Cully of St David’s Boxing Club in Naas is in Bulgaria this week hoping to strike gold at the AIBA World Youth Championships. “I’m buzzing for it now, I can’t wait to get out there and get back in the ring again,” said Cully, who won gold at the European Youths in Holland last year. The... Read More

A WAY OF LIFE: THE STORY OF TWO MILE HOUSE

A WAY OF LIFE: THE STORY OF TWO MILE HOUSE

An epic moment in the life of one club, it was a milestone in the history of Kildare GAA.Niall Browne, Des Healy and Fr Paul Dempsey – captain, chairman and curate – relive theday Two Mile House won the county’s first ever All-Ireland club football title at Croke Park. 9 FEBRUARY 2014 – 6.30AM “I... Read More

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Big C Choir seeks new members

KILDARE’S Big C Choir is currently recruiting new singers in preparation for their next concert and will begin rehearsals in earnest next week. The choir includes people from all over the county who have survived cancer. Some are cured, some in remission, others are still getting treatment for their... Read More

Naas singer has her sights set on Eurovision

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Naas singer has her sights set on Eurovision

KILDARE could be in line to have a contestant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with Naas resident Patricia Roe among just five acts to compete for the honour during the ***Late Late Show*** on Friday night 28 February. Patricia, who penned her own song, ***Don’t Hold On*** is being mentored... Read More

Parents need to raise €150,000 for baby Clodagh’s treatment

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Parents need to raise €150,000 for baby Clodagh’s treatment

LITTLE Clodagh Daly is just 15 months old but already the beautiful little girl has endured a major operation to remove a tumour and has battled with cancer since she was just five weeks old when she wasdiagnosed with stage 4-S neuroblastoma It’s an aggressive cancer that targets the central nervous... Read More

You could say that he’s a dreamer

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

You could say that he’s a dreamer

HE has a dream. He has a dream that one day his county will rise up and live out the true meaning of his belief: “Kildare can win an All-Ireland.” He has a dream that one day former Lilywhites and the sons of former Lilywhites will be able to sit down together at Sam Maguire’s table. He has a dream... Read More

‘I shouldn’t have even been playing that day’

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

‘I shouldn’t have even been playing that day’

EVERY time he drives past the pitch in Raheens, he winces at the thought. It was here that Maurice Colbert’s brilliant football career ended at the age of 24. “It was a championship game against Kill in Raheens. I remember carrying the ball. I probably took too much out of it and a hand came in the... Read More

Moving drama brought to life on Naas stage

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Moving drama brought to life on Naas stage

NAAS actor Padraig Broe faces the biggest challenge of his career to date when he takes on the title role in the Moat Club’s production ofThe Steward of Christendomwhich opens for five nights at the Moat Theatre in Naas on Tuesday 18 February. The Steward of Christendomby Sebastian Barry is the... Read More

Athy man fuels price campaign

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Athy man fuels price campaign

A YOUNG Athy man has urged people in the town to shop around when they go to buy vehicle fuel because he says the prices in the town are far too high. Paul O’Rourke Glynn says that in Athy, by comparison with Newbridge, Kildare and Carlow, fuel is consistently far more expensive. Mr O’Rourke Glyn... Read More

Naas councillor stands down

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Naas councillor stands down

Naas town councillor Alan O’Kelly has stood down. The Fine Gael councillor was first elected in the 2009 Local Elections to Naas Town Council.He told a Naas Town Council meeting on September 17 he is opting out because of family and business reasons.“Having discussed this with family and friends I... Read More

Naas bans parking charges on Saturdays from October

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Naas bans parking charges on Saturdays from October

Free parking is to be introduced for all visitors to Naas every Saturday from October 5. Members of Naas Town Council unanimously agreeed at a meeting on September 17 to approve free parking on Saturdays.Effectively, it will be possible to park from 6pm on Friday evening until 9am the following... Read More

Athy remain favs to lift SFC

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Athy remain favs to lift SFC

Athy remain the layers favourites to win the Joe Mallon Renault SFC following the draw for the semi finals last weekend. The draw paired Athy with Moorefield; while Sarsfields will play the surprise packets of this year’s championship, Naas, in the other semi. Both games will be played on the... Read More

Heartbreak for U21 hurlers

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Heartbreak for U21 hurlers

Moorefield booked their place in the last four of the Joe Mallon Renault SFC with an excellent win over Clane in the quarter final replay played at Hawkfield on Friday night (13 September). Meanwhile in the Tom Cross JFC quarter finals there were wins for Milltown and Straffan.All Ireland U21 ‘B’... Read More

More support for free parking in Naas

Leinster Leader7 months ago

More support for free parking in Naas

Fianna Fail representative James Lawless has lent his weight to the campaign for free parking in Naas. Most traders in the town support the notion of two hours of free parking in the town centre in a bid to bring more business in.“It’s obvious that something has to be urgently done to bring business... Read More

Rugby: much to look forward to in new season

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Rugby: much to look forward to in new season

The rugby season is back and there is much to look forward to including Joe Schmidt’s tenure as Ireland head coach with the visit of New Zealand and Australia in November followed by the Six Nations in the spring, the possibility of the last Heineken Cup in its current 24-team format while the local... Read More

Landmark Naas pub, Ivy Inn, to open for first time since March 2012

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Landmark Naas pub, Ivy Inn, to open for first time since March 2012

The refurbishment of the landmark Naas licenced premises the Ivy Inn is almost completed and it’s set to open next month. According to the new owner John Healy, who owns a plant hire business outside Blessington, the premises may open at the end of this month although mid to late October, possibly... Read More

Naas students blamed for flower pots damage

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Naas students blamed for flower pots damage

Students celebrating the Junior Cert results have been blamed for damage to flower pots at Poplar Square, Naas, overnight. A total of three 4-tiered flower pots were overturned and Tidy Towns committee member and local councillor Seamie Moore believes that students out on the town were to blame.The... Read More

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Video: Job loss fears at Newbridge Credit Union, meeting hears

Fears that 37 members of staff at Newbridge Credit Union could use lose their jobs in the event of an amalgamation with Naas Credit Union were expressed at a meeting on Tuesday night. The meeting of Naas Credit Union members, chaired by Donal Higgins, attracted about 70 people to the Town House... Read More

Surplus to requirements

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Surplus to requirements

The vibes had been getting stronger and stronger but few really thought that when push came to shove the recommendation of the Executive of the Co. Board would not get its wish to re-appoint Kieran McGeeney. But at the end of the day the difference was that those who wished for change, those who... Read More

Champonship fixtures

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Champonship fixtures

The Joe Mallon Renault SFC relegation semi final is down for decision tonight (Tuesday 10 September) in Hawkfield with a 7.45 throw-in. Meanwhile Moorefield and Clane will meet again on Friday following their drawn match on Sunday in the SFC quarter final. Hawkfield is again the venue with the game... Read More

Young swan savaged by uncontrolled dogs

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Young swan savaged by uncontrolled dogs

Early morning walkers looked on helplessly as a young swan was attacked and killed by two dogs, apparently allowed loose without supervision. The attack happened around 9am on Monday of last week in the lakes area close to Naas General Hospital.There were a number of people in the area at the time.... Read More

Man killed, two injured on Clane to Kilcock road

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Man killed, two injured on Clane to Kilcock road

A road traffic accident on the Clane to Kilcock Road earlier today left one man dead and two more in hospital. The single vehicle collision occurred at approximately 9.25 am about four miles outside Clane.The driver of the car, a 35 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the... Read More

Sash by a point in a thriller

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Sash by a point in a thriller

A point in the 62 minute by wing back Conor Tiernan saw Sarsfields get the better of Confey in a brilliant SFC quarter final game at St. Conleth’s Park at noon today (Sunday 8 September). Last evening. Saturday, Athy won by the same margin, defeating Celbridge in a wet and miserable evening.Weekend... Read More

Tight but Athy book semi spot

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Tight but Athy book semi spot

Athy are the first team through to the SFC quarter final after a one point win over Celbridge on a miserable evening in Newbrige. It took a 45m free from Darroch Mulhall to secure the win. Weekend results to date:Joe Mallon Renault SFC:Athy 0-10 Celbridge 1-6.Confey 0-00 Sarsfields 0-00.Moorefield... Read More

Eadestown burglars flee

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Eadestown burglars flee

Gardai are investigating a burlgary at Eadestown, near Naas. An 18 year old girl, who was in the house at time, surprised 3 intruders who fled the house, on the Blessington Road, between Eadestown church and the cemetery.The incident took place between 8.15am and 9.15am on September 5.- Paul O’Meara.... Read More

Naas Credit Union row over merger

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Naas Credit Union row over merger

A public meeting will take place in Naas next week to discuss the planned merger of the Credit Union with the troubled Newbridge Credit Union. Donal Higgins of the Naas Credit Union Action Group said there is “considerable unease in Naas and anger in Newbridge” over the proposal.He pointed out that... Read More

Council looks set to permit limited free parking in Naas town centre

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Council looks set to permit limited free parking in Naas town centre

Claims that the local authority is “trigger happy” when it comes to issuing parking tickets to errant motorists have been refuted. This follows a call by the North Kildare Chamber, which represents businesses, for parking charges to be banned until 11am from Monday to Saturday.NKC made the case for... Read More

Monster open day as Newbridge RFC welcomes new members

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Monster open day as Newbridge RFC welcomes new members

Newbridge Rugby Club is planning a monster open day at its Rosetown grounds this Saturday, September 7, in order to welcome new members to the club. The free event will tak place between 2pm and 5.30pm at its Rosetown Clubhouse and pitches, which are located just outside Athgarvan village.There will... Read More

New website to address Newbridge Credit Union members’ concerns

Leinster Leader7 months ago

New website to address Newbridge Credit Union members’ concerns

A new website addressing the concerns for the future of Newbridge Credit Union has been set up by four concerned members. The website, www.whyisthishappening.net, was formed last week by CU members Ian Hennessy, Des Swan, John Munnelly and Alan O’Neill.It maps out a series of sections including... Read More

Naas soccer side in first league outing

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Naas soccer side in first league outing

The Naas AFC under 12 side have just embarked on their first competitive series of games in the Kildare and District Underage League. As part of their preparation the team, most of whom have been playing together since they were 7, participated in the Kells Blackwater Tournament - an under 11... Read More

Newbridge Credit Union group call for special manager’s immediate removal

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge Credit Union group call for special manager’s immediate removal

The Newbridge Credit Union Action Group has called for the immediate removal of the special manager from Newbridge Credit Union in the wake of meetings with Michael Martin, TD and leader of Fianna Fail and Pierse Doherty, TD, Sinn Fein, this week. The Chairman, Willie Crowley, said that following... Read More

Electoral register campaign by Kildare County Council

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Electoral register campaign by Kildare County Council

“Your Vote is Your Voice” - that’s the message from Kildare County Council. “Work is underway on the information campaign for preparation of the Register of Electors 2014/15,” said the council.“An information leaflet targeting our campaign message “Your Vote is Your Voice” was delivered to almost... Read More

Rumours of plan for Naas M & S site unfounded

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Rumours of plan for Naas M & S site unfounded

Speculation that a supermarket is about to open in the shopping centre at Dublin Road/Wolfe Tone Street has been quashed. There were rumours that Musgraves, which owns a number of supermarket brands including Super Valu, was to open a new store in the units occupied until recently by Marks and... Read More

Kildare GAA weekend fixtures

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare GAA weekend fixtures

The senior and intermediate championships, along with two SHC are down for decision this weekend this weekend. The full list of fixtures are as follows:Saturday 7 September:At Hawkfield: IFC q/f Ellistown v Ballyteague 18.00;At Hawkfield: IFC q/f Kilcock v Round Towers 19.30.At Allenwood: IFC q/f... Read More

Championship updates:
results and draws

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Championship updates: results and draws

Round 3 of the senior, intermediate and junior championship got under way on Friday, continuing on Saturday and Sunday. The semi finals of the IFC were also down for decision this weekend. In the opening game in the SFC it was Naas who booked their place in the quarter finals while in the IFC Round... Read More

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Championships: last chance saloon

Seconds out, Round 3. And this time there are no second chances. It’s do or die; sink or swim as the final round of the senior and intermediate football championships are down for decision. With four sides already through to the quarters, Athy, Moorefield, Confey and Maynooth, there are four other... Read More

Championship fixtures announced

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Championship fixtures announced

The fixtures for Round 3 of the SFC and the IFC, along with Round 5 of the JFC have been announced and are as follows, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN. Friday 30 AugustJoe Fox Tool & Plant Hire Ifc Round 3:At Hawkfield: Eadestown v Round Towers 7.30pm.Joe Mallon Motors RENAULT SFC Round 3At Celbridge:... Read More

Club Kildare annual fund-raiser draw results

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Club Kildare annual fund-raiser draw results

Mark Buckley from Newtown, Maynooth, won the top prize in the annual Club Kildare draw which was held in Hawkfield Centre of Excellence last evening (Tuesday 20 August) writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN. The winning ticket, sold by top seller Ann Ennis, sees Mark Buckley take ownership of a 3-year old unraced... Read More

Kildare’s gold medallist Gary is a national boxing hero

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Kildare’s gold medallist Gary is a national boxing hero

He has been a hero of residents of Sarto Road in Naas for a number of years but now he is a hero, not only of Kildare folk but of the entire country. Gary Cully, the not yet 18-year-old, hit the boxing headlines on Saturday last when winning the gold medal in the 52kg class at the European Youth... Read More

Local News

Higgins to lead Lilies against Faithful

Higgins to lead Lilies against Faithful

Sean Higgins will captain the Kildare under-21s as they begin the defence of their Leinster title against Offaly tonight (5 March) in Athy. The Maynooth defender, who played at corner-back on last year’s Leinster-winning side, will lead the side from full-back in a team that features six of last... Read More

KILDARE WITHOUT BRUISED BOLTON FOR TYRONE

KILDARE WITHOUT BRUISED BOLTON FOR TYRONE

KILDARE defender Emmet Bolton will miss this Sunday’s National League game against Tyrone because of a knee injury. Bolton was substituted at half-time during the defeat to Cork on 9 February after damaging his knee in a tackle. A bruise around his bone has not healed in time for this weekend’s... Read More

Gone with the wind

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Gone with the wind

KILDARE residents and the local authorities were left counting the cost of the damage after the violent storms which battered most of the country during the week. While the county was not as badly affected as some other regions, the high winds and driving rain (in particular on Wednesday night last)... Read More

Newbridge Grassroots Festival full programme of events

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge Grassroots Festival full programme of events

Newbridge Grassroots Festival has lined up a number of exciting events for its four day run from yesterday, September 12, until next Sunday, September 15. Highlights will include a concert with Caragh soprano Celine Byrne, a community fun run, a taste of Newbridge and a free grand finale concert... Read More

Maynooth students raise €151,007 for Jack and Jill Foundation

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Maynooth students raise €151,007 for Jack and Jill Foundation

Maynooth Students for Charity have presented the Jack and Jill Foundation with a chequee for more than €151,000. For the 26th year in a row, the big hearted students have, through the Galway Cycle, raised vitally needed funds for a good cause.This, the 26th edition of the legendary Galway Cycle... Read More

Regional News

Kfm Radio22 hours ago

Electricity Restored To Ballitore

Electricity has been restored to 00 customers in the vicinity of Timolin Terrace, Ballitore. The outage, which began at 10.51am this morning, was a planned one to allow maintenance works to take place.... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Man Still In Custody Over Enfield Robbery

Gardai are questioning a man in connection with a post office robbery in Enfield on Friday last. The man - a 44 year old - was detained this morning when Gardai carried out a number of searches in the Coolock area of Dublin. He's being detained at Trim Garda Station under Section 30 of the... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Appeal For Info. On Theft Of Over 20 Kegs From Kildare Pub

There's a fresh appeal for information on the theft of "more than 20 or thirty" kegs from a pub in Kildare town. Gardai say it occurred between 5am and 6am at the Silken Thomas pub last Wednesday morning. Theives would have required a vehicle in which to move the kegs. Anyone with... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

INTO Calls For Reduction In Class Sizes

The primary teachers union is calling for reductions in class sizes. The INTO conference in Kilkenny has heard that primary schools in Ireland have some of the largest classes in the EU INTO statisics from late 2013 show just 4% of Kildare children are being taught in class sizes comparable to... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

All Pyrite Fund Applications "Deemed Satisfactory"

All of the applications processed by the Pyrite Remediation Scheme to date have been deemed satisfactory. The Department of the Environment set-up the scheme earlier this year, to fund repair works for houses damaged by the building material, of which there are 30,000 in Kildare and four other... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Kildare Disposable Income 4% Higher Then National Average

The disposable income of people in Kildare is 4% higher than the national average, at €19,779 a year. That's according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office today, on earnings in 2011. Dubliners have the highest disposable income, at €21,000 per annum, and those in Donegal, the... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Straffan Burglary Under Investigation

Gardai in Celbridge are investigating a burglary An owner of a home in Coursemoore in Straffan awoke in the middle of the night to find that thieves had entered the property. Anyone that witnessed anything unusual in the area is asked to contact the Gardai at Celbridge on 01 628... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Man Arrested In Connection With Enfield Robbery.

A man has been arrested in connection with a post office robbery in Enfield. The 44 year old was detained after Gardai carried out a number of searches in the Coolock area of Dublin this morning. He's being detained at Trim Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Staffan Man Raises Awares Of Bowel Cancer Among Young People

A Straffan man is trying to raise awareness of instances of bowel cancer in young people, after surviving the illness. Robbie Lunn was 22 years old and on a J1 visa in New York when the symptoms of the cancer first emerged. He put off getting his symptoms checked until he returned to Ireland.... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Kildare INTO: Quinn's Proposals On Religion Unfair.

A Kildare INTO spokesperson says proposals by the Minister for Education to change timetables to facilitate religious education are fundamentally unfair. Ruairi Quinn, addressing the INTO's conference yesterday, suggested that religion classes should take place at the beginning or end of the... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

Reports: Monasterevin's Fire Station Closed Briefly Over Staffing Issues.

Its alleged that Monasterevin's Fire Station was forced to close for 6 hours on Sunday because of staffing issues. The claim was made by a member of the fire service to Sinn Fein Athy Cllr., Thomas Redmond, in advance of a meeting with Kildare Chief Fire Officer, Celina Barrett, yesterday. Its... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

One Month Until Local & European Elections

Local and European elections take place one month from today. Midnight last night marked the starting point from when local election candidates could display their posters on poles across Kildare. They must all be taken down again within 7 days after the poll, or candidates could face a fine... Read More

Kfm RadioYesterday

200 Without Power In Ballitore

200 customers in the vicinity of Timolin Terrace, Ballitore, are without electricity this morning. The outage, which began at 10.51am this morning, is a planned one to allow maintenance works to take place. ESB Networks says supply should be restored by 5pm this evening.... Read More

Hackett names Kildare team to face Westmeath

Hackett names Kildare team to face Westmeath

Kildare minor football manager Brendan Hackett has named his team for Saturday’s (19 April) Leinster MFC game against Westmeath. The team contains just three players from last year’s Leinster-winning side: Paul Mescall, Jamie Flynn and Cian McConnell. Hackett’s side includes three players from... Read More

His record was truly remarkable

Kildare Nationalist2 weeks ago

His record was truly remarkable

JOHN Doyle made his championship in an otherwise unremarkable 1-12 to 0-12 Leinster quarter-final over Louth on June 11th2000. He didn’t get on the scoresheet in his 48 minutes on the Croke Park pitch before being replaced by his cousin Ken. Few in attendance could have realised that they had just... Read More

The really amazing thing about John Doyle is what he turned himself into

Kildare Nationalist2 weeks ago

The really amazing thing about John Doyle is what he turned himself into

IT seems ludicrous that John Doyle’s wonderful football career could come to an end after a meaningless league game in Newbridge but then it’s typical of the man that he would bow out in such low-key fashion. He was an unheralded debutant in his first championship season and so there were no... Read More

‘I grew up dreaming of winning the National and thank God it came true’

Kildare Nationalist2 weeks ago

‘I grew up dreaming of winning the National and thank God it came true’

A back garden becomes a racecourse, a child’s imaginative eye seeing the fearsome Chair where branches and poles stand. Ponies transformed into the courageous steeds hurtling around Aintree and children the brave jockeys chasing Grand National glory or tumbling, spinning to the ground at Becher’s... Read More

Players were dropped for football reasons: Ryan

Kildare Nationalist3 weeks ago

Players were dropped for football reasons: Ryan

Kildare manager Jason Ryan insists that the squad for last Sunday’s defeat against Derry was picked with footballing reasons in mind. Paul Cribbin, Daniel Flynn, Sean Hurley, Fergal Conway and David Whyte were left out of the matchday squad and featured for their clubs over the weekend amid rumours... Read More

Michael English fundraising concert

Kildare Nationalist4 weeks ago

Michael English fundraising concert

Michael English and his band are back on the road with a fundraising in aid of Teach Diarmada and the Castledermot Parish Choir in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow this Sunday 30 March. Everyone is excited about this event and looking forward to dancing the night away. So get the dancing shoes out and... Read More

The greatest night of their lives

The greatest night of their lives

It was nearly midnight as Tom Wogan turned his mini to take the bend at Castle Hill. Beside him in the front was his girlfriend Mary Tobin and in the back was Biz Houghton. They were on their way back from a long weekend in Cork but they were far from exhausted. Even as they neared the end of a... Read More

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

In his first season at the helm Kildare managerJason Ryan has been forced to revamp the team IT’S too early to draw conclusions yet just two rounds into the league, Kildare have played almost half the number of competitive games they played last season. Before Jason Ryan took his Kildare team to... Read More

Moores men lead hunt for footballer of the year

Moores men lead hunt for footballer of the year

THREE players – including two from Moorefield – are in the running for Kildare footballer of the year. Defender Kevin Murnaghan and forward Adam Tyrrell, who made their senior inter-county debuts in January, are in the hunt for the prestigious prize along with Johnstownbridge star Paul Cribbin.... Read More

CHAMPIONS BEGIN NEW SEASON WITH AN EASY WIN

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

CHAMPIONS BEGIN NEW SEASON WITH AN EASY WIN

The club football season got underway in Kildare at the weekend as the county’s club players ended their winter hibernation. In the Aldridge Cup, reigning champions Moorefield made a winning start to their defence thanks to impressive displays from new recruits, the O’Connor brothers from Kerry,... Read More

Our School visits Halverstown NS

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Our School visits Halverstown NS

Check out all the fabulous photos in this week’s Kildare... Read More

A shocking case of animal cruelty

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

A shocking case of animal cruelty

A SHOCKING case of animal cruelty is being investigated locally after a mare and foal were found apparently abandoned in a wooded area which had been flooded by up to three feet of water. The ISPCA is examining the issue following the discovery of the animals in the Levitstown area, near Athy, on... Read More

Nerveless Newbridge have the know-how

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Nerveless Newbridge have the know-how

WHEN supporters spot Caroline Jenkinson on the Newbridge College sideline, they assume she’s the physio. It doesn’t bother the Kilkenny native anymore although she’d be well within her rights to take umbrage. Not alone has she been coaching rugby at the Kildare school for the last ten years, she... Read More

Lucky Lilies could have won despite playing second fiddle

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Lucky Lilies could have won despite playing second fiddle

FOR two weeks running now Kildare have been lucky in the league. They were blessed to escape with a win at home to Mayo in round one and they were flattered to lose by just one against Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn last Sunday. For the manager, it’s hardly surprising. He has a long list of absentees and he... Read More

HOLY DAY FOR THE HOUSE

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

HOLY DAY FOR THE HOUSE

Sometimes, dreams come true. With a little help from God, Two Mile House completed their football fairytale at Croke Park on Sunday. Having risen from the bottom of Kildare club football to win a county championship last October, the House were crowned All-Ireland champions on the GAA’s greatest... Read More

Minister snubs former soldiers who are facing eviction from their homes

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Minister snubs former soldiers who are facing eviction from their homes

THERE was fury and frustration on the part of former Defence Force members faced with eviction from their homes after Justice and Defence Minister Alan Shatter declined to meet a representative group which recently visited the Dáil. “The Minister did not even acknowledge our presence in the gallery... Read More

Kildare man seeks FF  nomination for Europe

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Kildare man seeks FF nomination for Europe

A KILDARE man is seeking the Fianna Fail nomination to stand in the Midlands North West constituency in the forthcoming European Elections. Seanán Ó Coistín is from Kilcock but works as an Irish proof reader in the publications office of the European Union in Luxembourg. He proofreads the Official... Read More

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Appeal for witnesses to hit and run accident

GARDAÍ in Newbridge are investigating a hit and run accident which occurred early yesterday (Monday) morning at the Ballymany roundabout just outside the town. According to Sgt Bernard Clinch, while there were no injuries, there was considerable damage done to one of the vehicles involved. “The... Read More

A club united in football devotion

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

A club united in football devotion

IF the size of an achievement by a GAA club is measured by the knock-on effect within their local community then Two Mile House have been paid the ultimate compliment. This weekend, Sunday mass at St Peter’s Parish Church will be celebrated one hour earlier so that the squad can attend before... Read More

COUNTDOWN TO CROKER

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

COUNTDOWN TO CROKER

THE small parish of Two Mile House has caught All-Ireland final fever as the Kildare junior champions get ready to make the trip of a lifetime. They will travel to Croke Park this Sunday to take on Fuerty of Roscommon in the All-Ireland Junior Club final and preparations are well under way for the... Read More

Athy Town Council chairman’s conduct under scrutiny

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Athy Town Council chairman’s conduct under scrutiny

A SPECIAL meeting of Athy Town Council has been called for this Wednesday night with just one item on the agenda, “the conduct of the cathaoirleach”. Sinn Féin Cllr Thomas Redmond is the current cathaoirleach and the calling of the meeting relates to allegations from other councillors that he has... Read More

Parents of children with autism fight back

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Parents of children with autism fight back

THE state has failed children with autism by failing to provide adequte support services to cope with their special needs but now parents in south Kildare are fighting back. A group of parents, many of whom have children attending school at Scoil Mhicil Naofa in Athy, will hold a public meeting at 7.... Read More

Learning to live with MS one day at a time

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Learning to live with MS one day at a time

Learning to live with MS, one step at a time IRELAND’S 2005 Eurovision entrant, Joe McCaul, made an emotional announcement recently — he has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The baby- faced McCaul (25) did not fit people’s idea of a person with MS. His anguish reminded Lucina Russell of... Read More

Water meter mess

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Water meter mess

RESIDENTS in Dara Park Newbridge outraged and devastated by the destruction caused on the green areas in front of their homes by machineryy used to install water meters. Tús Nua representative Jason Turner, who lives in the estate, said years of hard work had been carried out by members of the... Read More

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Homes burgled throughout Kildare

GARDAÍ in Newbridge, Kildare, Monasterevin and Athy are investigating a number of break-ins and burglaries at homes and businesses over the past week. On Monday 20 January the Betrosie business premises on Main Street in Newbridge was broken into overnight. Entry to the property was through a rear... Read More

Concern grows for safety of missing man in Monasterevin

Kildare Nationalist2 months ago

Concern grows for safety of missing man in Monasterevin

CONCERN is growing for the safety of a 45-year-oldman missing from Monasterevin. RuaneO’Mahoney was last seen in Pairc Mhuire in Newbridge on the afternoon of 7 January at approximately 4.30pm and he was reported as missing on 9 January. He is described as 5ft 5inches in height, of slim build,... Read More

Garda concern over Mantra Nightclub incidents, court hears

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Garda concern over Mantra Nightclub incidents, court hears

An application for a dance licence at the Mantra night club in Maynooth has been adjourned to 3 December following Garda concerns over theft issues at the venue. During an application for a dance lience at Kilcock District Court on 17 September, Garda Inspector Paul Dolan said the Gardai were... Read More

Progress on text plan for Maynooth urban areas

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Progress on text plan for Maynooth urban areas

Plans are in train for a new community text scheme in Maynooth. At the Glenroyal Hotel hotel on 10 September, a public meeting, the second on the plan, took place to explain thescheme.Organiser, Naoise O’Cearuil, a Fianna Fail election candidate, said the the aim was to make Maynooth safer and... Read More

Bord na Mona seeks wind monitoring mast near Timahoe

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Bord na Mona seeks wind monitoring mast near Timahoe

Bord Na Mona has lodged an application for a 100m wind monitoring mast at Timahoe South Bog, Coolcarrigan, to assess the suitability for wind farm development. Submissions will be accepted on their application up to October 10.The company which is in the process of building an enormous wind farm in... Read More

Unique Donadea family saga behind very special Gathering

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Unique Donadea family saga behind very special Gathering

While many of the ‘Gatherings’ happening around Kildare and the rest of the country have sought to celebrate grand themes, such as towns, clubs, industries and the like, one Donadea family decided to hold a much smaller - but just as important - reunion. Gemma O’Toole, originally a Condron, fostered... Read More

Fears new road will make Carbury a cul de sac

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Fears new road will make Carbury a cul de sac

Carbury locals are annoyed that the new R402 road between Enfield and Edenderry could cut off the village of Carbury. Local councillor Brendan Weld went so far as to say that there was a danger of “killing the village.“It’s appalling,” he told a meeting of Clane Area Committee meeting last Tuesday,... Read More

Newbridge College open new hockey pitch

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge College open new hockey pitch

This coming Sunday, 22 September, sees Newbridge College officially open their new top of the range astro turf hockey pitch. To mark the occasion a hockey game between past and present Newbridge College pupils will be held and after-match refreshments will be served.A great opportunity for past and... Read More

Public briefing on wind farm plans in West Kildare

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Public briefing on wind farm plans in West Kildare

One of the companies behind the midlands’ proposed 2,000 wind turbines is holding a public briefing in Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly tomorrow. Mainstream’s first information day on the Energy Bridge project will be held in Clonbullogue Hall on September 18, from 11.30am onwards.It is not clear how many... Read More

Kilcock pollution still a mystery to Council

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kilcock pollution still a mystery to Council

Council officials have said they have not identified the source of the pollution in the canal harbour at Kilcock. But they say they are confident of finding the source of the pollution.Speaking at a meeting of Clane Area Comittee last Tuesday, September 10, Cllr. Padraig McEvoy asked for an update... Read More

Kildare Derby Person of the Year nominees honoured

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare Derby Person of the Year nominees honoured

Sally Purcell was crowned Kildare Derby Festival Person of the Year at a special ceremony on September 10. The nominees for the title were also honoured at Tigerlilies.Paddy Phelan, Ann O Neill, Margie Sheridan, Kim Kelly, Amanda McCannon, Mary Kavanagh, Fred Archibold, Sr. Brid Kenny, Josie Farrell,... Read More

Line Dancing record and Luka’s new song at the Newbridge Grassroots Festival

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Line Dancing record and Luka’s new song at the Newbridge Grassroots Festival

The sun came out through the clouds, a new line dancing record was set and our very own Luka Bloom penned a new song for the first Newbridge Grassroots Festival held at the weekend. “There was a great turnout,” said Breda McHale of the committee.“The rain stopped just in time and a great crowd... Read More

Championship draws this Sunday

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Championship draws this Sunday

The draw for the semi finals of the Joe Mallon Renault SFC; the Joe Fox Tool & Plant Hire IFC and the Tom Cross Junior Football Championship, along with the Minor A, B & C Football Championships will take place in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, on Sunday evening at 6.30 approx. The draws will be... Read More

Mayor of Kildare to launch St. Brigid Gathering Festival

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Mayor of Kildare to launch St. Brigid Gathering Festival

Mayor of Kildare, Mark Wall will officially launch the first ever St. Brigid of Kildare Gathering Festival in Kildare town this Sunday September 15 at 2pm. The launch takes place at Market Square. The Mayor is expected to welcome overseas visitors, visitors from around the country and residents of... Read More

Lilies U21 hurlers unchanged for final clash

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Lilies U21 hurlers unchanged for final clash

Kildare team management have named an unchanged side for Saturday’s All Ireland U21 ‘B’ hurling fial against Kerry in Thurles, throw-in 3 pm. The Lilies disposed of Roscommon in the semi final by a single point (2-11 to 2-10) after a great second half performance.Kerry have reached the final without... Read More

Maynooth man’s Melbourne death

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Maynooth man’s Melbourne death

A Kildare man died in the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia earlier today after sustaining head injuries on Saturday. Eoin Murray, 30, a past pupil of Maynooth Post Primary school, was found at around 6.00am last Saturday by a passerby injured on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy area of Melbourne,... Read More

Kildare town racing academy plans Gathering this weekend

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare town racing academy plans Gathering this weekend

Hundreds of graduates of RACE, the racing academy in Kildare town, are expected back this weekend for a reunion to celebrate its 40th anniversary. A special exhibition is being mounted to showcase the history of RACE and the achievements of its graduates.Some of the major trophies won by graduates... Read More

First Jack & Jill charity shop opens in Newbridge

Leinster Leader7 months ago

First Jack & Jill charity shop opens in Newbridge

The first Jack & Jill charity shop opened in Newbridge last Wednesday September 4, to help fund nursing care for sick children in Kildare and beyond. The shop,located on Charlotte Street, is a first for this local based children’s charity, which was set up in 1997 to provide home nursing care to... Read More

Newbridge College Concern Debate winners visit Concern projects in Ethopia

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge College Concern Debate winners visit Concern projects in Ethopia

Newbridge College winners of the 2013 Concern National debating competition spent a week in July visiting Concern projects in Ethiopia. Ciara Maher, Jeffery Hovenden-Keane, Chloe O’Reilly and Grainne Carr along with their debate mentors Catherine Kelly and Deirdre Murphy saw at first hand the work... Read More

Hand over of ‘Shelia’s shop’ after 25 years in Roseberry

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Hand over of ‘Shelia’s shop’ after 25 years in Roseberry

Newbridge Mayor, Mick Deely cut the ribbon at the official launch of Roseberry Stores, which passed from one generation to another, last Thursday. For the past 25 years, Sheila and Ollie Delaney, have dutifully served the people of Newbridge with a warm smile and welcome. Affectionately known in the... Read More

Second Kildare councillor to resign from Labour Party

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Second Kildare councillor to resign from Labour Party

Newbridge Town Councillor Damian Molyneaux will resign from the Labour Party this evening due to a self-confessed disillusionment with the party’s politics. His decison to leave has been slammed as “disappointing” by a Labour spokesperson who went on to suggest that Cllr Molyneaux no longer has the... Read More

New Kildare politcal group to launch in Celbridge

Leinster Leader7 months ago

New Kildare politcal group to launch in Celbridge

A new political group, Community Solidarity, is being launched in Celbridge. A meeting will take place at 8pm on Wednesday night, September 18, in the Kildrought Lounge.The group says it will campaign for a change in political direction – in which people are invited to get involved.A second meeting... Read More

Athy councillor Thomas Redmond joins Sinn Fein

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Athy councillor Thomas Redmond joins Sinn Fein

Cllr Thomas Redmond, the chairperson of Athy Town Council who announced his decision to leave the Labour Party last Monday night, has joined Sinn Fein. His decision was welcomed by Sinn Fein whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD on Thursday.“This latest development is a clear sign of the growing appeal of Sinn... Read More

Kevins brush Croft aside in relegation semi

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kevins brush Croft aside in relegation semi

St. Kevin’s guaranteed their senior status for the 2014 season when comfortably dismissing the challenge of Suncroft in the Joe Mallon Renault SFC relegation semi final at Hawkfield last night (Tuesday 10 September). It was indeed an impressive display from the boys in red and black, stating their... Read More

Element Power rejects criticism

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Element Power rejects criticism

Element Power has denied claims that wind turbines may have negative effects on livestock. It pointed out that Professor Alun Evans from Queen’s University told last week’s ITBA meeing there was a lack of studies on the effects on horses.“That’s the very point, there is no credible research to this... Read More

Fears turbines may destroy livelihoods in Kildare horse industry

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Fears turbines may destroy livelihoods in Kildare horse industry

There are fears Kildare’s thoroughbred horse industry may be under threat due to the construction of 2,000 wind turbines across the midlands. Element Power plan to build 750 turbines - some in west Kildare. Two other companies are also examining options to build a further 1,250 in the region... Read More

Kildare group call for independent wind farm study

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare group call for independent wind farm study

A Kildare anti-wind farm group is calling for a moratorium on large wind farms pending an independent study into the possible affects of turbines. South Kildare Against Spin (SKAS) was formed at a meeting in Kildangan last Wednesday, September 4.“An attendance of circa 100 people, including public... Read More

Carers Association 10K attracts great crowd in Newbridge

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Carers Association 10K attracts great crowd in Newbridge

The Carers Association 10k mini marathon took place in Newbridge on Sunday to a blaze of sunshine. The event, described as a ‘one size fits all’, attracted hundreds of runners, joggers, and walkers who left Ryston Sports and Social CIub at 12 noon for the scenic 10k route along the Curragh.“We’re... Read More

Athy councillor Redmond resigns from Labour

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Athy councillor Redmond resigns from Labour

Cllr. Thomas Redmond, a young Athy Town Councillor, has resigned from the Labour Party. In a statement issued last night, Monday, September 9, he said he believed the party had lost its way and “the seed it sowed in mas a young politician has died because of a lack of credibility”.He cautioned that... Read More

Newbridge Credit Union accounts reveal repayments collapse

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge Credit Union accounts reveal repayments collapse

Newbridge Credit Union suffered a catastrophic collapse in loan and interest repayments between 2007 and 2011. Figures seen in the past few days by the Leinster Leader reveal that repayment of loans in 2011 was less than half what they were four years previously.In 2007, loan repayments were... Read More

Old lady robbed in Newbridge while shopping

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Old lady robbed in Newbridge while shopping

Newbridge Gardai are looking for anyone with any information on an incident that saw a theft of a sum of money from an elderly lady at a shopping centre in Newbridge. The lady was out shopping on Friday, September 6 in the Whitewater Shopping Centre when she was approached by a young man who engaged... Read More

Leixlip considers community council option

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Leixlip considers community council option

LEIXLIP Town Council moved towards the creation of a community council which would follow their abolition next year, writes Henry Bauress. Last week, they were told that so far at least five other towns with town councils are considering a community council.Town Councillors are very unhappy with... Read More

Parents concerned over mast near school rooms

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Parents concerned over mast near school rooms

A Leixlip parents remains concerned over class sizes in Scoil San Carlo in Leixlip has kept his young son out of Scoil San Carlo junior school out of concern for the effects of nearby communications masts. Aidan Jordan, who has a number of children at the school, has been campaigning to over high... Read More

Sally crowned Kildare Festival person of the year

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Sally crowned Kildare Festival person of the year

Sally Purcell has been crowned the Kildare Derby Festival Person of the Year taking over from Paddy Phelan of St. Brigid’s Boxing Club. Sally has been an active member of the festival committee for many years and is heavily involved in the local community. She is also a key player in the local... Read More

Pipe bomb found at Queen’s visit

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Pipe bomb found at Queen’s visit

A pipe bomb was found on a bus in Maynooth during the Queen’s historical visit to Kildare in April 2011. That’s one of a number of revelations relating to her visit in a new book by political commentator Pat Leahy.‘The Price of Power,’ which is out this week, also reveals that even as she was in the... Read More

Leixlip Town Council hears of new text alert scheme

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Leixlip Town Council hears of new text alert scheme

A new community text scheme could be announced shortly. Speaking at the 3 September meeting of Leixlip Town Council, James O’Neill, Director of Services at Muintir na Tire, said he hoped that proposal for a nationwide scheme for crime fighting community text schemes would be announced on 24... Read More

Newbridge man Niall always has his camera at the ready

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Newbridge man Niall always has his camera at the ready

An amateur photographer from Newbridge is making a name for himself in the world of theatre, landscape, architectural and urban exploration photography. Niall Moore, who describes his passion for photography as ‘mainly a hobby’, says he never leaves home without it.“A lot of my stuff is of old... Read More

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Players demand McGeeney be reinstated

Following a long meeting last night, the Kildare Senior Football Panel wishes to express its extreme frustration and disappointment at the sacking of our manager Kieran McGeeney on Tuesday night, ending a 6 year term that brought Kildare from rank outsiders to a consistent top 8 team in the country.... Read More

Kildare addiction studies course

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare addiction studies course

County Kildare Leader Partnership plan to deliver a FETAC Level 5 Community Addiction Studies Course in Athy starting on Wednesday September 11. This is a part-time course - 100 hours over 20 weeks (3 hours per week). The purpose of the Community Addiction Studies Course is to enable people to:... Read More

Light up the skies of Kildare

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Light up the skies of Kildare

Hope(d), a charity which helps prevent suicide and combat depression, has organised its third annual Light up the Skies event. Due to insurance reasons, the lanterns will be replaced by biodegradeable balloons. The event takes place on Tuesday September 10 at the Greyhound Track, Newbridge at 8pm.... Read More

FA Cup visits the K Club

Leinster Leader7 months ago

FA Cup visits the K Club

The FA Cup was welcomed to the K Club in Straffan last Sunday afternoon, September 1. The Chairman of holders Wigan Athletic Football Club, and some members of the club’s board, were greeted by children from Straffan AFC Soccer Club. The youngsters formed a guard of honour at the main entrance of... Read More

HGV torment for Kildare town locals

Leinster Leader7 months ago

HGV torment for Kildare town locals

Residents living near the Kildare Enterprise Centre are being plagued by HGVs running their engines into the early hours of the morning. One Melitta Park resident declared; “I have no problem with businesses operating from the Enterprise Centre and I would like to see them do well, but I do have a... Read More

Junction 14 appeal development levies

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Junction 14 appeal development levies

The Junction 14 Motorway Service Station has appealed the development levies charged by Kildare County Council to An Bord Pleanala. The council had granted permission for the expansion of the facility and applied levies of over €180,000.However, Lidon Ltd, has queried the financial contribution and... Read More

Monasterevin protest called off as talks begin

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Monasterevin protest called off as talks begin

A second protest, over employee contracts, was called off at a Monasterevin pharmacy last Friday as both parties prepared to enter talks. SIPTU welcomed the decision of the management of O’Rourke’s Pharmacy to attend proximity talks with union reps at the Labour Relations Commission on September 10.... Read More

Kildare players to meet tonight

Leinster Leader7 months ago

Kildare players to meet tonight

Kildare senior players are to meet tonight (Wednesday 4 September) to look at their options following the rejection of the proposal to reappoint Kieran McGeeney at last night’s (Tuesday 3 September) Co. Board meeting. The players released the following statement earlier today: “In light of the... Read More

McGeeney’s 
future to be decided 
tonight

Leinster Leader7 months ago

McGeeney’s future to be decided tonight

The future of Kildare senior football manager, Kieran McGeeney, is expected to be decided tonight (Tuesday 3 September) when club delegates meet at St. Conleth’s Park, for a scheduled monthly meeting but with McGeeney’s future high on the agenda. It is understood that the Co. Executive have decided... Read More

We lost momentum when we got level

Leinster Leader8 months ago

We lost momentum when we got level

It was a familiar scene. Up in the main stand Cork captain,Ruairí Deane was accepting the congratulations (and the cup) while Kildare players, mentors and fans looked on glumly. The Lilies, outsiders with the layers for this one, looked down and out at the break but on the resumption with a change... Read More

The big debate

Leinster Leader8 months ago

The big debate

With six years under his belt at the helm of Kildare GAA the time is fast approaching when a decision on the future of Kieran McGeeney in Lilywhite land is surely upon us. Depending how one measures it an argument can be made that the Armagh man’s tenure has been a success or a disappointment.No... Read More

Roli Sweeney joins Niall Carew in Waterford

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Roli Sweeney joins Niall Carew in Waterford

Roli Sweeney, who announced his retirement from inter county football following Kildare’s exit from this year’s All Ireland qualifiers, has been appointed as assistent manager to Niall Carew in Waterford. The Moorefield man brought an end to his 14 year career following Tyrone’s win over Kildare... Read More

Junior team annouonced to take on Cork

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Junior team annouonced to take on Cork

The Kildare Junior management team to face Cork in Saturday’s All Ireland final has been named, The team shows one change with Ciaran Fitzpatrick returning at centre back, The team lines out as follows:1 Ciaran Heneghan2 James O’Connor3 William Burke4 Peter Warren5 Darren Barker6 Ciaran Fitzpatrick7... Read More

Kildare name U21 side for All Ireland semi

Leinster Leader8 months ago

Kildare name U21 side for All Ireland semi

Kildare hurling management have named their team for Saturday’s All Ireland U.21 ‘A’ semi final v Roscommon in Ballinasloe which has a 2pm throw-in. The full team is:1. Paddy McKenna Clane; Shane O’Flynn Celbridge, 3. Cian Farrell Coill Dubh, 4. Conor Gordon Coill Dubh; 5. Kevin Murphy Celbridge, 6.... Read More