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Kildare South #GE2020 Candidate Questions Why Kildare Has No Govt. Ministers.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A Kildare South General Election candidate has questioned why Kildare has no government minister.

Suzanne Doyle, a Councillor in the Kildare/Newbridge Municipal District and Fianna Fáil candidate, notes that Fine Gael have been in ...

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Listen Back: Tuesday's Edition Of Kildare Focus With Ciara Plunkett.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Listen back to Kildare Focus with Ciara Plunkett, joined by Dr. Marco Gerlimger, Team Leader in Translational Oncogenomics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Prof. John O'Brennan of Maynooth University, Programme & Communications ...

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Listen: National Youth Council Commends Kildare CoCo For Late Opening To Faciltiate Voter Registration.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The National Youth Council of Ireland has commended Kildare County Council for its extended opening hours, to facilitate voter registration ahead of the General Election on February 8th.

Its HQ in Naas, and offices in Athy, have been ...

yesterday 17:16 open_in_new
Listen: Social Democrats Propose Construction Of 100,000 Over The Lifetime Of 33rd Dáil.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

The Social Democrats has proposed building 100 thousand houses over the lifetime of the next Dail.

The party has launched its housing policy this morning as part of the general election campaign.

It also wants the right to a home ...

yesterday 17:16 open_in_new
Listen: Maynooth U. Professor Says He "Can't See A Problem" With 3-Way TV Leaders Debates.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A Maynooth University academic says he "can't see the problem" will having a three-way televised leaders debate.

Virign Media and RTÉ have both scheduled leaders debates between Fine Gael leader, Leo Varadkar, and Fianna Fáil leader, ...

yesterday 17:16 open_in_new
Kildare North #GE2020 Candidate Says Tenders For 2 Key Celbridge Projects Are Under Assessment.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Tenders for consultants for two key infrastructure projects in Celbridge are being assessed.

They are: the second Liffey Bridge and the Southern Relief Road.

€400,000 for preparatory and preparation works was "made available" ...

yesterday 17:16 open_in_new
Listen Back: Tuesday'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 CEO of the Irish Dental Association, Fintan Hourihan, Fianna Fáil Kildare/Newbridge Cllr., Anne Connolly, Cois na Mona resident, Mark Tyrell & Social Demcrats ...

yesterday 16:13 open_in_new
There Will Be Temporary Closures On The Naas-Newbridge Road Tonight & On Wednesday Night.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

There will be temporary closures on the Naas to Newbridge Road tonight and on Wednesday,

Kildare County Council says the Naas-bound bore of the carriageway, between the new M7 South Roundaboutand the Bundle of Sticks Roundabout will be ...

yesterday 16:13 open_in_new
Maynooth U. Project Shortlisted For Adult Learning Award.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

A Maynooth University project has been shortlisted for an adult learning award

The Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years Higher Education Programme has been shortlisted for the AONTAS STAR Awards 2020.

The LINC programme is ...

yesterday 16:13 open_in_new
Business News Briefing: BoE Considering Launching Digital Currency.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

Company directors think social media will heavily influence the General Election and  Bank of England considering launching a digital currency.

Here's Kfm's Laura Donnelly

tuesbusinessevening.mp3, by Ciara ...

yesterday 16:13 open_in_new
Listen: Study Finds Kildare County Council Cut Down Most Trees Of Any Local Authority.

4pm - 7pm with Paul Power

An investigation by noteworthy.ie has found that Kildare has cut down the most trees of any county in Ireland.

Almost 1,500 were removed between 2015 and mid-2019.

That's just under 15% of the 10,000 trees removed by councils, ...

yesterday 16:13 open_in_new
Listen: Local Authorities Took 850 Cases On Environmental Matters in 2018.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The 31 local authorities in Ireland, including Kildare County Council, took more than 850 prosecutions for breaches of environmental standards in 2018.

According to a new report, there was a big increase in the number of people ...

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Kildare County Council Confirms Acquisition Of 2 Homes By CPO.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Kildare County Council has confirmed the acquisition,  by Compulsory Purchase Order, of two homes.

They are in The Woodlands and St. Patrick's Park, both Castletown in Celbridge.

KCC engaged in a public consultation on these ...

yesterday 13:04 open_in_new
Business News Briefing: Most Professionals Believe They Are On The Brink Of Burnout.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Many directors don't want government on confidence and supply and more than half of professionals in Ireland believe they are on the brink of burnout.

Here's Kfm's Laura Donnelly.

tuesbusinesslunch.mp3, by Ciara ...

yesterday 12:01 open_in_new
Listen: Driver Warned He Could Be Facing Fines Of €25,000 For Unpaid Tolls.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

A driver has been warned he could be facing fines of €25,000 in unpaid M50 tolls.

He was one of 51 motorists summonsed to appear before Dublin District Court yesterday for repeatedly dodging the charges.

28 motorists were ...

yesterday 12:01 open_in_new
Listen: Social Democrats Says Sinn Fein Leader Should Be Allowed To Take Part In #GE2020 Leaders Debates.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

The Social Democrats say that Mary Lou McDonald should be included in any upcoming TV debate.

It comes after the latest opinion poll shows a sharp increase for Sinn Fein.

Leo Varadkar and Michael Martin will go head to head in a ...

yesterday 12:01 open_in_new
24 Hours Left For #GE2020 Candidates To Submit Nominations Papers.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

There are only 24 hours remaining in which intending candidates can submit their nominations to contest the General Election.

In Kildare, nominations are being handled by Returning Officer, Eithne Coughlan, and processed at Naas ...

yesterday 12:01 open_in_new
Listen: INM's Kevin Doyle Reviews #GE2020 On Day 7.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Its Day Seven of the General Election campaign.

Group Political Editor at Independent News and Media, Kevin Doyle, joined Clem Ryan on Kildare Today with an overview of the latest opinion poll, and the campaigns so ...

yesterday 12:01 open_in_new
Kildare Among The Counties Reporting Highest Claims Against Uninsured Drivers.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

Independent.ie reports that Kildare was among the counties reporting the highest number of claims by  victims of road traffic accidents caused by uninsured and unidentified vehicles.

There were 2,540 claims last ...

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INMO: 5 Patients Without Beds At Naas General Hospital Today.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

There are 5 people on trolleys at Naas General Hospital.

That's down from 8, yesterday.

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation reports 493 patients without beds today, nationwide.

The worst affected hospital in Ireland ...

yesterday 10:58 open_in_new
School Secretaries Suspend Work To Rule Action, To Take Part In Talks With WRC.

11am - 2pm with John Dunne

School secretaries, including in Kildare,  have suspended their work to rule, to take part in talks at the Workplace Relations Commission today.

They claim there is a two tier pay system, and they want pay parity with secretaries ...

yesterday 10:58 open_in_new