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Kildare House Prices Rose Again For Q2 Of 2019.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Houses prices in Kildare are up 1.6% for the second quarter of this year.

The average cost is now €270,203, according to a new report by Daft.ie.

The number of new home transactions in the county was us 25% compared to this ...

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Car Stolen From Celbridge Overnight.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following the theft of a car in Celbridge.

The Grey Volkswagon Passat was stolen from the Primrose Hill area, out the Hazelhatch Rd, last night.

The car's registration is 182 KE 556.

Any one ...

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Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses Following A Burglary In Celbridge.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Gardaí in are appealing for information in relation to a burglary in Celbridge.

Around 5am this morning a homeowner distrubed an intruder in his home in the Castle Village Walk area.

There was minimal damage and nothing was ...

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Nurses And Midwives Told Not To Take On Duties Of Striking Workers.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The INMO have issued advise to members on today's strike action by health workers.

The union has told members to continue working as normal and not to undertake any duties normally assigned to those on strike.

This advise was ...

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Decrease In Trolley Numbers At Naas General Today.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

There has been a reduction in the number of patients on trolleys at Naas General this morning.

23 patients are waiting for beds today, compared to 32 people yesterday.

Across the country, 426 people are waiting for beds in ...

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13 HGV Offences Were Detected At Checkpoints In Kildare Yesterday.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

The Roads Policing Unit Naas carried out a Multiagency Operation HGV/Truck yesterday.

13 offences were detected.

One was arrested for drug driving and 9 vehicles were seized under the Road Traffic Act for no insurance, tax and/or ...

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Parts Of Newbridge-Naas Dual Carriageaway To Close Tonight.

6am - 9am with Darragh O'Dea

Parts of the dual carriageway between Naas and Newbridge, will be closed again tonight.

Traffic will not be allowed on the section between the Bundle of Sticks roundabout and the Ladytown crossing, before the roundabout at ...

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KCC Issue Tender For Redevelopment Of Newbridge Halting Site.

6am - 9am with Darragh O'Dea

Kildare County Council are inviting contractors to redevelop a halting site in Newbridge.

The council have issued a tender for the provision of 9 residential bays, associated yard space and external works at the site in ...

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10,000 Hospital Support Staff Begin 24-Hour Strike This Morning.

6am - 9am with Darragh O'Dea

10,000 health workers, represented by SIPTU, go on strike this morning for 24hrs.

The strike comes after talks to find a resolution over pay and a job evaluation scheme broke down between the union and the HSE on ...

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Reports Of A Car Related Incident In Celbridge This Afternoon.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kfm Radio have made contact with Gardaí in Leixlip following reports of a car related incident in Celbridge.

Numerous reports say that a 13-year-old has been taken to hospital after an incident at the junction between the Newtown Road ...

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Dublin Midland Hospital Group Advises Patients Of Affected Services Tomorrow.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The hospital group over Naas General has issues a statement ahead of tomorrow's strike.

The Dublin Midland Hospital Group say they regret the industrial action planned by SIPTU, but added that they are continuing to work this evening ...

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KCC Propose New Alcohol Consumption Bye-Laws.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Kildare County Council intend to make bye-laws on alcohol consumption in public places.

The proposed bye-laws will allow the council to serve a notice, specify a fixed fine and in the event that a person does not pay, ...

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Seven Road Closures Planned For The Coming Months To Facilitate Roadworks.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

KCC have announced 7 road closures over the next three months to facilitate roadworks.

This includes the following:       The L7081 Mylerstown will be closed for 15 days.

Alternative Route:

Northbound traffic ...

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Kildare Gardaí Launch A Restorative Garda Clinic In The Newbridge Direct Provision Centre.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The Kildare Garda Division has launched a Restorative Garda Clinic in the Eyre Powell Direct Provision Centre.

The clinic, co-facilitated by Sergeant Darren Coventry- Howlett and Garda Craig Walsh, hopes to enhance the quality of life ...

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Bantry, Co. Cork Wins Ireland's Best Kept Town Award.

2pm - 3pm with Ciara Plunkett

Ballymore Eustace was pipped-at-the-post for the Ireland's Best Kept Town award today.

Bantry in west Cork was named the winner.

The all-island competition saw Arklow, County Wicklow win the Best Kept Large Town category, ...

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Planning Permission Has Been Denied To A New Gaelscoil In Maynooth.

2pm - 3pm with Ciara Plunkett

Planning for temporary new gaelscoil in Maynooth has been refused.

That's according to Kildare North Labour General Election Candidate Emmet Stagg, who described the news as a blow.   In February, the Dept. of Education and ...

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Listen: Kaleidoscope Festival To Take Place This Weekend.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Ireland's first family festival, Kaleidoscope, is set to take place at Russborough Estate this weekend.

Bell X 1, Imelda May and Tom Odell are headlining the three day event by organisers of Electric Picnic.

It includes 6 stages ...

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Listen: HSE And SIPTU To Develop Contingency Plan Ahead Of Tomorrow's Strike.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The HSE and SIPTU are in talks about contingency planning ahead of tomorrow's strike by health workers.

10 thousand support staff across 38 hospitals, including Naas General, and healthcare facilities, will walk off the job for 24 ...

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County Kildare Chamber Will Leade A Delegation To Boston To Boost US Ties.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

County Kildare Chamber are leading a trade delegation to Boston this Autumn.

The visit, which takes place from 31st September  to 4th October, aims to provide an opportunity to indigenous companies to access export markets.

It ...

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Road Works To Begin On R445 From July.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

Speed limits will be reduced to facilitate road works on the Newbridge/Naas dual carriageway.

Sections of the R445 will be restricted to 60kph.

This will apply for one year, or until works are complete, from July 2nd.

The ...

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KCC Issue Tender For Housing First Implementation Plan.

9am - 11am with Clem Ryan

Kildare, Meath and Wicklow county councils are looking for a contractor to deliver accommodation in the three counties.

The tender was issued by Kildare County Council for all three councils.

The contractor would deliver ...

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