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Online Forestry Premium Application Clinic To Take Place In Kildare.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The Dept. of Agriculture is to hold a clinic on online forestry premium applications in Kildare next month.

The Department’s plan to move to a completely on-line forestry grant and premium system from 1st January 2020 was announced ...

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Listen: Kildare Fianna Fáil TD Says She Will Continue To Canvas With Lorraine Clifford Lee.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A Kildare Fianna Fáil TD has she has been, and will continue, to canvass with Lorraine Clifford Lee.

Over the weekend old tweets from the pary's by-election candidate in Dublin Fingal emerged.

Ms. Clifford Lee tweeted several ...

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Business News Briefing: Google Considers Badge Of Shame.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Nevin Economic Research Institute says moves to cut carbon emissions to will hit hard outside GDA and Google is considering a badge of shame

Here's Kfm's Sarah Jayne Tobin

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Listen: FTBs In Kildare, Dublin, Meath & Wicklow Forking Out Up To 40% Of Income On Payments.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

First-time buyers in urban areas are forking out between 25 and 40 percent of their incomes on mortgage repayments.

That's according to a new countrywide housing affordability study by the ESRI.

It shows homeowners in parts of ...

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Gardai Search For Thieves Who Broke In To Occupied Newbridge Home.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Gardai in Newbridge are searching for two men, who broke in to a house in the town while the householder was home.

They gained entry through the kitchen window of a house in Milltown on Sunday morning at 10am.

The householder ...

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Snowfall Reported In Parts Of Co. Kildare.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Snow has been falling in parts of the country today, including parts of South Kildare, and Athy.

More is forecast overnight.

People in Carlow and Kilkenny have been posting pictures of the snow on twitter with some parts already ...

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Listen Back: Wednesday's Edition Of Kildare Today With Clem Ryan.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Listen back to hour one of Kildare Today with Clem Ryan, joined by Dr. Catherine Conlin, Director of Human Health & Nutrition at Safefood, and Independent Kildare/Newbridge Cllr., Fiona McLoughlin Healy.

Listen back to hour two of ...

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Listen: Irish Water Doesn't Believe Heavy Rain Will Cause More Problems At Leixlip Plant.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Irish Water doesn't believe heavy rain will cause any further difficulties at the Leixlip Treatment Plant.

A boil water notice affecting more than 600 thousand people in  parts of North Kildare, Dublin and Meath was lifted yesterday ...

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UPMC Announces Acquisition Of Kildare Hospital.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

UPMC has acquired Clane General Hospital for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition is in partnership with the Institute of Eye Surgery  and the Clane facility is being rebranded as "UPMC Kildare Hospital"

The 39 bed Clane ...

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KCC's Severe Weather Assessment Team Convenes, In Light Of Weather Alerts.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Kildare County Council's Severe Weather Assessment Team convened today, in light of weather alerts

A Status Yellow rainfall warning for Kildare and 6 other counties goes live this afternoon at 2pm.

It is in effect until 2am on ...

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Letter Of Acceptance Issued To Contractor For Construction Of Naas Community College Building.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A contract for the construction of a building to house Naas Community School has been awarded.

At present, the study body is dispersed across three sites:at Craddockstown, in temporary structures adjacent to the primary ...

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Listen: Kildare TD Subjected To Leaflet Campaign, Wrongly Stating She Supports "Porn Literacy" For Children.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A Kildare TD, and Chair of the Oireachtas Education Committee, has been the subject of a smear campaign, which alleges that she says "yes to porn literacy" for children, but "no to parental choice"

Leaflets have been delivered, ...

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Newbridge Gardai Hunt Man Who Held Up Man Using A Syringe.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Gardai in Newbridge are hunting a man who held-up a man with a syringe.

The victim was walking on the Athgarvan Road at around 8.45pm on Saturday evening.

A man, dressed in black, jumped out of a bush, and threatened ...

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2 Vehicles Stolen From Outside Home In Leixlip.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

2 vehicles have been stolen from outside a home in Leixlip.

Thieves gained entry to a home in Riverdale on Thursday at around 4.40am, via a back door.

They took the keys to a 141 KE black VW Passat and 161 KE silver Toyota ...

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Business News Briefing: Workers Outside Dublin To Be Hardest Hit By Anti-Climate Change Measures.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Workers outside Dublin will be hardest hit by anti-climate change moves and UK inflation dips.

Here's Kfm's Seán O'Regan.

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INMO: 20 People Waiting On Trolleys At Naas General Today.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

There are 20 patients on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today.

That's a 25% increase on Tuesday.

603  people are waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the country.

University Hospital Limerick is the worst affected ...

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Reports: IDA Buy Kildare Site For €10 Million.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The IDA have, reportedly, purchased a site in Newbridge for €10 million.

The tract of land, according to Kildare South Fine Gael TD, Martin Heydon, is 211 acres, and is in Little Connell.

The Irish Times reports that the site ...

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Listen: Minister Says No. Of People On Out-Patient Waiting Lists "A Particular Challenge".

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The high number of people waiting for outpatient appointments is a "particular challenge", according to the Health Minister.

In September, 8,911 people were waiting for a variety of such treatments at Naas General ...

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Listen: Kildare TD Says Ireland Are "Outliers" In Not Being Members Of CERN.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The idea of Ireland joining the European Organisation for Nuclear Research is to be examined today.

A new report into the proposal is to be released from the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Business Enterprise and ...

yesterday 11:07 open_in_new
Listen: Kildare FTBs Paying At Least 30% Of Income On Mortgages, Monthly.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

First-time buyers in Kildare are spending up to 30% of their income on their mortgage.

The finding is part of a new ESRI study which looked at the affordability of the national housing market.

That figure is mirrored in Wicklow ...

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Listen: Irish Water Says Steps Being Taken To Remediate Leixlip Water Treatment Plant.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Irish Water says steps are being taken to prevent another fault at the Leixlip Water Treatment Plant.

A boil water notice that had been in place for 8 days was been lifted yesterday evening.

Over 615,000 people in parts of North ...

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