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Deirdre Jacob's dad: It's chilling to see Deirdre walking along the street on CCTV

The father of missing Deirdre Jacob is hopeful that the passage of time will force those with information about her disappearance to come forward.

Deirdre was 18 years old when she disappeared from Newbridge in 1998.

Last year, Gardaí reclassified the investigation into her

yesterday 08:07
Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Warning for Snow and Ice.

Up to 2cm of snow is expected nationally.

Forecasters said icy and slippery conditions are expected due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces.

The national Weather Warning is in place from 9pm

2019-01-21 16:16
A Co Kildare village set for changes with new development given go ahead by An Bord Pleanála

A Co Kildare village is set for a new housing development.

The development was refused by Kildare County Council but granted on appeal by An Bord Pleanála.

There will be six houses specifically for older people who want to downgrade their existing houses and live in a village

2019-01-21 12:04
Kildare punter wins €6k on EuroMillions bet

A Kildare punter is revelling in €6,004 winnings after they took on odds of 1,500/1 for three numbers and won thanks to their lucky numbers.

Their chosen numbers were, 5, 30 and 46, which all rolled out of Friday’s EuroMillions Plus draw in quick succession of each other.

In a

2019-01-19 18:04
Developer gets green light to renovate 'eyesore' cottages in Kildare Town

Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of a row of derelict cottages on the same street in Kildare Town.

Under the original plans, five of the Fairview Cottages in the Fairgreen area would be demolished while another 11 would be renovated with new roofs and

2019-01-18 16:52
Newbridge man who gets 9 months sentence today for being found with pornographic images of boys appeals at Naas District Court

A Newbridge married man with children who has been on the Sex Offenders List since last October was sentenced to nine months in prison today at Naas District Court after evidence was heard that he was found in possession of videos involving  naked boys taking a shower and wrestling naked with

2019-01-17 21:58
Kildare County Council & Gardaí investigating illegal dumping in Kilcullen

Naas Gardaí and Kildare County Council are now investigating illegal dumping of rubbish in Kilcullen  after one tonne of domestic and commercial waste was found.

It is reported that men dressed in Kildare County Council jackets, purporting to be working for the council,  were seen in a

2019-01-17 19:52
Co Kildare motorists being warned by Gardaí about car parts being stolen from parked cars

Co Kildare motorists are being warned by Gardaí about rising levels of car parts being stolen from parked cars.

A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control  device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas  from an internal combustion engine  into less-toxic

2019-01-16 22:52
Savage attack on man during early hours in Kilcullen spurs renewed Garda appeals for information

Gardaí are  renewing appeals for witnesses after a man suffered an attack by four men in Kilcullen.

On Tuesday, November 18, at approximately 4.30am, a man who was in a taxi with four other men was followed and attacked.

He ran from them but they followed him to the bridge at

2019-01-16 14:28
Naas Gardaí investigating alleged assault on man on Main St during early hours of morning

A man was admitted to Accident & Emergency at Naas Hospital over the weekend following reports of an alleged assault during the early hours of the morning.

During the early hours of the morning , the 26- year-old sustained bruising to his face.

It is reported that he was

2019-01-15 22:43
Naas Gardaí appealing for information after woman sitting in parked car in Sallins gets handbag stolen

A woman sitting in a parked car in Sallins has been the victim of distraction theft yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 4.30pm, on Monday, January 14, a woman was approached by another woman, who is being described as in her late fifties with blonde hair.

Gardaí report that the

2019-01-15 21:40
Naas business premises is target of early morning break-in

During the early hours of this morning a business in Naas was broken into.

The front door a business premises on Friary Road, Naas, was smashed.

The incident is understood to have taken place at 5.30am this morning.

A small sum of cash was stolen.

If you have a story or

2019-01-15 16:25
Ted Walsh on Brexit: "We didn't make this scenario, but we're going to pay for it..."

Walsh has discussed the likely tailbacks and delays at ports when travelling to England with Irish horses and the affect it would have on the animals.

He fears the relationship Ireland has with Britain will sour considerably.

The trainer said on RTÉ One’s Claire Byrne Live last

2019-01-15 15:22
Deirdre Jacob CCTV images walking on Newbridge's Main St are being digitalised in the UK leading her father to hope that more information will be revealed while friends & family make appeal nationally

A Co Kildare man is now hopeful that more information will be revealed on what happened to his daughter, last seen 20 years ago, due to the  current digitalisation of CCTV footage in the UK.

Images of Deirdre Jacob, seen walking along the Main St of Newbridge, on Tuesday, July 28, 1998,

2019-01-14 15:13
Daily News
EuroMillions Plus Jackpot won in Co Kildare!

The National Lottery has confirmed that a player in Co Kildare has matched all the numbers drawn on tonight‘s EuroMillions Plus draw.

The lucky person will scoop an amazing €500,000.

No details have been given yet of where the Ticket was sold.

The numbers were: 9, 10, 16,

today 00:55
Charming 2-bed bungalow in Ballitore boasts a paddock and several outbuildings for €185K

By Kim O'Leary

This quaint  2-bedroom bungalow in Ballitore will appeal to those seeking a property with plenty of room for future expansion as it includes a paddock perfect for horses and several outbuildings for a cost of €185,000.

Sherry FitzGerald McDermott Athy is delighted

yesterday 21:46
Sallins man before Naas District Court for stealing thousands of euros worth of empty beer kegs

A Sallins man appeared before Naas District Court facing charges of stealing  empty beer kegs worth thousands of euros.

The man was charged with handling 26 empty beer kegs worth €3,120, at McGowan's, Main St, Newbridge,  and the theft of 25 empty beer kegs at Fallons Bar & Cafe,

yesterday 20:43
Kildare town Gardaí holding coffee or tea morning for the community

Kildare town Gardaí are offering free teas and coffees to anyone who will stop for a chat next month at Café K.

Local resident, Lucia Leavy, welcomes the initiative by Kildare town Gardaí, calling 'Community Engagement'.

Anyone who wishes to have a chat about crime prevention or

yesterday 20:43
IFA President objects to unnecessary restrictions on farm to farm movements

IFA President Joe Healy said the IFA has strongly outlined farmer objections and concerns over the imposition of unnecessary restrictions on the farm-to-farm movements put forward by the Dept of Agriculture.

 

He said:“Ahead of the peak sale time for calves, these restrictions

yesterday 19:40
Long waiting lists for children waiting mental health services

The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall TD today sharply criticised the Minister for Health, as children are left on long waiting lists for mental health services.

Figures obtained by Deputy Shortall from the HSE show that many children are left waiting over a year to

yesterday 19:40
Newbridge man is alleged to have smashed door with 'bare hand' Naas Court hears

A Newbridge man appeared before Naas District Court with evidence being heard that he smashed a front door just days after Christmas.

The court heard how he was charged with damaging the front door of his mother's house, on December 28, 2018.

Sgt Brian Jacob outlined how there was a

yesterday 19:40
Kildare Obituaries for Tuesday, January 22

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Reilly's Funeral Home, Leinster Street, Maynooth on Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm with prayers at 7.30pm. Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 2pm with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Friday at 10.30am to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Maynooth for 11am Funeral Mass

yesterday 18:37
Latest news from Naas
today 00:55 EuroMillions Plus Jackpot won in Co Kildare!
yesterday 21:46 Charming 2-bed bungalow in Ballitore boasts a paddock and several outbuildings for €185K
yesterday 20:43 Sallins man before Naas District Court for stealing thousands of euros worth of empty beer kegs
yesterday 20:43 Kildare town Gardaí holding coffee or tea morning for the community
yesterday 19:40 IFA President objects to unnecessary restrictions on farm to farm movements
yesterday 19:40 Long waiting lists for children waiting mental health services
yesterday 19:40 Newbridge man is alleged to have smashed door with 'bare hand' Naas Court hears
yesterday 18:37 Kildare Obituaries for Tuesday, January 22
yesterday 18:37 Award winning Fair City actor looking forward to being on stage at The Moat Theatre
yesterday 17:52 Listen: Strike Action By 500 Ambulance Personnel Comes To An End.
yesterday 17:52 Aldi Creating 33 Jobs In Kildare & 500, Nationwide.
yesterday 17:52 Listen Back: Tuesday's Edition Of Kildare Focus With Ciara Plunkett.
yesterday 17:52 Kildare man concerned at direction of graves in new cemetery
yesterday 17:34 Asthma Society warns 21,193 people in Kildare to take precautions as the cold spell continues
yesterday 17:34 A cold, icy night ahead for Co Kildare with temperatures to plummet to 0C
yesterday 17:34 Naas Gardaí arrest man for drink driving over weekend
yesterday 16:49 Business News Briefing: 20% Of Adults Have Never Taken Out A Loan.
yesterday 16:49 Celbridge/Leixlip Cllrs. Want KCC To Make Application For Swimming Pool Funding.
yesterday 16:49 Dog poop discrimination in Kildare meeting told
yesterday 16:49 Famous painting to hang in historic Kildare venue
yesterday 16:49 Kildare mum’s plea for help to fund wheelchair accessible car for son with special needs
yesterday 16:49 Thyestes Day really is something special
yesterday 16:49 Calls for ramps funding for Newbridge estate to be prioritised
yesterday 16:31 Golf event to raise funds for Sapling School for Autism
yesterday 16:31 Delay in invitation of tenders for new St Joseph's NS 'beggars belief' says Kildare politician
yesterday 15:46 Listen: PNA Will Arrange More Strike days, Unless HSE Resolves Representation Issues.
yesterday 15:46 Gas Networks Ireland Project Will Prompt Kildare Town Road Closure.
yesterday 15:46 156 People In Kildare Declared Bankrupt: ISI.
yesterday 15:46 Clarity needed from the Charities Regulator over sale of Newbridge's O’Modhrain Hall
yesterday 15:28 Speed ramps for the Oaks in Newbridge 'must be a priority' says Kildare TD
yesterday 15:28 Dunlavin Parents Group hosting free Family Fun Day on Sunday
yesterday 14:25 Less overcrowding at Naas Hospital today with 15 patients on trolleys
yesterday 14:25 Information Evening on Electric Vehicles in Naas
yesterday 13:40 Listen: Athy Councillor Says The "Countryside Is Under Attack" By Dumping.
yesterday 13:40 Listen: Dáil To Debate Motion On Affordability Of Broadband.
yesterday 13:40 Kildare man pleads guilty to possession of revolver and ammunition, one day after trial on firearms charges opens
yesterday 13:22 Naas Gardaí arrest man 'unsteady on feet' in country road during early hours of this morning
yesterday 12:37 ISI: 456 Debt Solutions Achieved For People In Co. Kildare.
yesterday 12:37 Designs For Allenwood Community Playground Go On Public Display.
yesterday 12:37 Listen: Ambulance Personnel Are Half-Way Through A 10 Hour Strke.
yesterday 12:37 Listen Back: Tuesday's Edition Of Kildare Today With Clem Ryan
yesterday 12:37 Asthma Society Issues Cold Weather Advice To 21,000 People With The Condition In Kildare.
yesterday 12:37 Listen: May Faces Mass Resignation Of Ministers Over Brexit.
yesterday 12:37 WE HAVE A WINNER: The best cafe in Kildare as voted by you..
yesterday 12:37 Kildare County Councillor calls for full time Garda station in Maynooth
yesterday 12:19 Revenue officers seize more than 11,000 litres of alcohol worth €403,000 last week at Dublin Port
yesterday 12:19 Kildare PR and Communications firm hiring for 2 Positions
yesterday 12:19 Naas Gardai appeal over Hit and Run involving blue car with damaged mirror
yesterday 11:34 Kildare's Largest Credit Union Holds Its AGM Tonight.
yesterday 11:34 Proposal To Build New Homes In Monasterevin Published.
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