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KCC: M7 Work Zone Southbound Lane Layout Will Be Changed On Thursday.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kildare County Council says, from tomorrow, the current split in traffic on the southbound carriageway, between Junction 9 and 10, will be removed.

Subject to favourable weather conditions, both lanes will run on the new surface, ...

yesterday 19:01 open_in_new
KCC: Discussions With Enterprise Agencies On Athy Concentrates Site Are "Ongoing".

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kildare County Council says there are "ongoing discussions with all enterprise agencies" with regard to the Athy International Concentrates site in Athy.

Coca-Cola announced in May that it was to close its Athy plant, on a phased ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Legal Action Against Dept. Of Education Re: Kildare School Building Project Adjourned, Again.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A legal action against the Dept. of Education, which impacts progress of the construction of a new Monasterevin school building, has been adjourned for the third time.

Kildare South Fianna Fáil TD, Fiona O'Loughlin, says the action ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Business News Briefing: Rolls Royce Is On The Move.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Work is about to begin on a €55 million hotel development in Dublin and Rolls Royce is on the move.

Here's Kfm's Eamonn Torsney

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yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Listen Back: Wednesday's Edition Of Kildare Focus With Ciara Plunkett

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Listen back to Wednesday's edition of Kildare Focus with Ciara Plunkett, joined by members of Rathangan's newly-formed Comhairle na nÓg, Ger Ni Flahartha on Cóisir Daidí na Nollaig is Gaelscoill Nás na Riogh, Ronan Scully of Gorta Self ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Listen: Kildare Town Gardai Renew Appeal For Information On Mugging.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Gardai in Kildare Town are renewing their appeal for information on a mugging.

It happened at the Market Square bus stop on November 24th between 10pm and 12pm.

Garda Mark Daly says the person was also injured.

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yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
ICMSA Is Holding A Meeting For Famers Whose Loans Have Been Sold To Vulture Funds Tonight.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The ICMSA is holding a meeting tonight aimed at advising farmers whose loans have been sold to vulture funds of their options.

The event is a collaboration between the association, Resolve Mediation and PKF-FPM Business ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Motorist Tests Positive For Cocaine At Kildare "Super" Intoxicant Checkpoint.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A "Super Mandatory Intoxicant Checkpoint" has been conducted by Naas Roads Policing Unit at Kilcullen.

157 motorists were breathalized.

Kildare Garda Division says one driver tested positive for Cocaine, and has been ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
KCC To Asks Dept. Of Housing To Review Inter-County HAP Transfers.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kildare County Council has asked for a review of inter-count HAP transfers.

In June, the Dept. of Housing gave councils permission to consider requests for transfers to other areas from tenants in receipt of the Housing Assistance ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
Listen: NTA Says Commuting Times Will Lengthen If Bus Connects Isn't Implemented.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

People will spend more time commuting to work in Dublin if the controversial Bus Connects plan doesn't go ahead.

Some of the changes planned for North Kidlare include: a new orbital route serving Celbridge, Maynooth & Tallaght, a ...

yesterday 16:10 open_in_new
KCC: Community Warden Will Continue To Operate In Towns & Villages In South Kildare.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kildare County Council says the Community Warden will continue to operate in towns and villages in South Kildare.

The office monitors unauthorised and illegal parking.

KCC has also confirmed that  "A review of the school wardens ...

yesterday 16:10 open_in_new
Listen Back: Wednesday's Edition Of Kildare Today With Clem Ryan.

2pm - 3pm with Ciara Plunkett

Listen back to hour one of Kildare Today with Clem Ryan, joined by EuroParlRadio Editor, Karen Coleman, live from Strasbourg, Eamon Timmins, Head of Communications at the Charities Regulator, Fianna Fáil Cllr., in the Athy MD, Brian ...

yesterday 14:49 open_in_new
75% Of 2018 Social Housing Targets Achieved In Kildare.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Kildare has, to to the end of September, achieved 75% of its social housing delivery target this year.

That's according to data published by the Dept. of Housing this morning.

828 homes have been realised in the ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Business News Briefing: GDP Growth Of 8.2% Forecast This Year.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

GDP growth of 8.2 per cent by the end of this year forecast and Huawei COO granted bail in Canada.

Here's Kfm's Stephen Murphy

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yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Two Day Blood Donation Drive Continues In Maynooth Today.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A two day blood donation drive continues in Maynooth today.

It is being hosted by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service at the Glenroyal Hotel.

Donations are being accepted between 3pm and 5 O'clock, and from 7pm to 9 ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
INMO: There Are 10 Patients On Trolleys At Naas General Hospital.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

There are 10 patients on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today.

Nationwide, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation reports that there are 558 patients on trolleys at the country's other main hospitals.

 

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yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Listen: Gardai In Newbridge Appeal For Witnesses To Assault & Criminal Damage.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Investigations are continuing in to an assault, and an incident of criminal damage, in Newbridge.

Gardai suspect the two incidents are linked.

They occurred in the Roberts Street and Johns Street areas between 2.30am and 4am on ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Review Of Kildare School Wardens Underway.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A review of Kildare school wardens is underway.

Kildare County Council employs around 25 wardens around the county and seems to be in the process of re-assessing the locations to which they are deployed.

Fine Gael Cllr., Joe ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Listen: IFA Is Hold CAP Campaign Meeting In Kildare Tonight.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The IFA begins a series of meetings on CAP in Kildare this evening.

The gatherings will also host discussions on protections for farmers’ direct payments, ANC reviews and how farmers may appeal.

Tonight's meeting takes place ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Listen: Fine Gael PP Chair Says The Confidence Vote On Theresa May Is "Absolutely Of Huge Concern" To Ireland.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Kildare South TD, and chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, says tonight's vote in the House of Commons is "absolutely of huge concern" to Ireland.

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a crucial test ...

yesterday 10:55 open_in_new
Listen: FF TD Says There's Disquiet Over Potential Extension Of Confidence & Supply Deal.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A Fianna Fáil TD says there's disquiet within the party over a potential extension to the confidence and supply agreement with Fine Gael.

John McGuinness says that during their time in power, Fine Gael haven't served the people ...

yesterday 10:55 open_in_new