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Listen: Newbridge Gardai Appeal For Witnesses To Robbery At Business Premises.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Gardai in Newbridge are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a business premises in the town.

A lone man, brandishing a knife, entered Casey's Londis on the Moorefield Road at 8.50pm.

Gardai say he prised the til open, and ...

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Dog Poo Bags In Just One Of Kildare's 5 MDs Cost €12,000 A Year.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Supplying biodegradable bags for dog poo in just one of Kildare's five Municipal District costs €12,000 a year.

That was reported to the February meeting of Naas Municipal District

This price does not include the staff costs ...

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Listen: Bruton Says Huge Amount Of Investigation Has Gone In To Broadband Plan Tendering Process.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The Communications Minister says a huge amount of investigation has gone into the final tendering process of the National Broadband Plan.

The sole bid for the controversial project - which was submitted five months ago - is said to ...

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Business News Briefing: Revenue Reports Surge In No. Of Traders Preparing For Brexit.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Revenue reports massive jump in traders preparing for Brexit and Burberry has apologised for featuring a hoodie with a noose around the neck

Here's Kfm's Susan Keogh

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KCC Requests More Detailed Information On North West Kildare Wind Farm Application.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

More detailed information on a proposal to build a wind farm in north west Kildare has been requested

North Kildare Wind Farm Limited applied for planning permission for the erection of up to 12 wind turbines, with a tip height of up ...

yesterday 16:04 open_in_new
Listen Back: Wednesday's Edition Of Kildare Today With Clem Ryan.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Listen back to hour one of Kildare Today with Clem Ryan, joined by Naas Superintendent, Declan McCarthy, Kildare North Fianna Fáil TD, James Lawless, Kildare South Fianna Fáil TD, Fiona O'Loughlin, Athy Labour Cllr., Aoife Breslin, and ...

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Water Supply Is Out In Parts Of Newbridge.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Water supply to parts of Newbridge is out.

Kildare County Council says contractors have hit a water-main at Old Connell on the Newbridge to Naas Road.

It is affecting supply to Red Lane, Little Connell, Ladytown and ...

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Rally Calling For More Garda Resources To Take Place In Maynooth.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A protest is to take place in Maynooth to highlight the lack of Garda resources allocated to the town.

Organisers report an "unprecedented number of burglaries in the area".

Maynooth is Ireland's only university town, which ...

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Public Accounts Committee To Examine KWETB 2015 Accounts Tomorrow.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The Public Accounts Committee will examine the 2015 accounts of the Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board tomorrow.

The Comptroller and Auditor General published a supplementary report on those accounts last week.

PAC ...

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Listen: Kildare Superintendent Issues Advice To Motorists On Being Flagged-Down.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A Kildare Superintendent is advising anyone flagged down on the road to stop "ten or so yards" from the person or vehicle.

A woman is recovering after being hijacked at knife-point at the Straffan Roundabout, northbound, off the N7 ...

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Listen: Minister Says Delay In Roll-Out Of National Broadband Plan Is Justified.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The Communications Minister says the time delay for a decision on the future of the National Broadband Plan is justified.

A decision on whether or not to award the contract to the sole remaining bidder has been due for a number of ...

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Listen: Kildare TD Says Exclusion Zones Around Abortion Facilties Will Need A Balancing Of Rights.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A Kildare TD and barrister says creating exclusion zones around facilities providing abortions will necessitate a balancing of rights.

An investigation by The Times Ireland found people are being trained to intercept women in hospital ...

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FF Hits Out At Transport Minister For Refusing To Attend Meeting On Rural Transport.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Fianna Fáil's hit out at the Transport Minister for refusing to attend a committee on rural transport.

Shane Ross was asked to attend the Oireachtas Transport Committee, whose membership includes Kildare North TD, Catherine Murphy  ...

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KCC Releases Details Of Naas Area Estates To Be Taken-In-Charge By June.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Kildare County Council has released details of the 7 estates in the wider Naas area it hopes to take-in-charge by June.

This is the process whereby the local authority assumes responsibility for roads, lighting and green areas from ...

yesterday 12:55 open_in_new
Listen: Naas Gardai Appeal For Information On Armed Robbery.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Investigations continue in to an armed robbery in Naas.

Two men entered the Maxol service station on the Sallins Road in the town on Monday at 8.05pm.

They were armed with a hammer and what gardai believe was an imitation fire ...

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Business News Briefing: Demand For Dublin Office Space Surges.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Surge in demand for Dublin office space and Ford says it's going to close its oldest factory in Brazil.

Here's Kfm's Trish Laverty

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1,202 Social Homes Delivered In Kildare In 2018.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

234 social homes were built in Kildare last year, of which 65 were constructed by Kildare County Council.

The remainder were delivered by Approved Housing Bodies, or via the Part V planning mechanism.

Another 232 homes were ...

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Listen: PBP Wants Greater Rent Transparency & Security Of Tenure For Tenants.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

More security of tenure and rent transparency is needed to protect people who are renting.

There are are 12,000 households in Kildare living in privately rented accommodation, and around 500,000, nationwide, are tenants.

People ...

yesterday 10:49 open_in_new
INMO: 1 Person Is Being Treated On Trolleys At Naas General Today.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

There's just one person on a trolley at Naas General today.

Nationwide, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation reports that 442 patients are being treated on trolleys at the country's hospitals.

 

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Gas Networks Ireland Conducting Works In Athy Tonight.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

Gas Networks Ireland is conducting works in Athy overnight tonight.

They will take place on Leinster Street between 7 O'clock this evening and 6.30am on Thursday morning. and 3.30pm.

A stop/go system will be in ...

yesterday 10:49 open_in_new
KCC Asked To State Work Undertaken To Progress Newbridge Machinery Yard Sale.

6am - 9am with Darragh O'Dea

Kildare County Council is being asked to state what work it has been undertaken to progress the sale of its Newbridge Machinery Yard.

The sale of the site, in the centre of the town, was first flagged over two years ago.

The ...

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