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EuroMillions Plus Jackpot won in Co Kildare!

The National Lottery has confirmed that a player in Co Kildare has matched all the numbers drawn on tonight‘s EuroMillions Plus draw.

The lucky person will scoop an amazing €500,000.

No details have been given yet of where the Ticket was sold.

The numbers were: 9, 10, 16, ...

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Charming 2-bed bungalow in Ballitore boasts a paddock and several outbuildings for €185K

By Kim O'Leary

This quaint  2-bedroom bungalow in Ballitore will appeal to those seeking a property with plenty of room for future expansion as it includes a paddock perfect for horses and several outbuildings for a cost of €185,000.

Sherry FitzGerald McDermott Athy is delighted ...

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Kildare town Gardaí holding coffee or tea morning for the community

Kildare town Gardaí are offering free teas and coffees to anyone who will stop for a chat next month at Café K.

Local resident, Lucia Leavy, welcomes the initiative by Kildare town Gardaí, calling 'Community Engagement'.

Anyone who wishes to have a chat about crime prevention or ...

yesterday 20:43 open_in_new
Sallins man before Naas District Court for stealing thousands of euros worth of empty beer kegs

A Sallins man appeared before Naas District Court facing charges of stealing  empty beer kegs worth thousands of euros.

The man was charged with handling 26 empty beer kegs worth €3,120, at McGowan's, Main St, Newbridge,  and the theft of 25 empty beer kegs at Fallons Bar & Cafe, ...

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Newbridge man is alleged to have smashed door with 'bare hand' Naas Court hears

A Newbridge man appeared before Naas District Court with evidence being heard that he smashed a front door just days after Christmas.

The court heard how he was charged with damaging the front door of his mother's house, on December 28, 2018.

Sgt Brian Jacob outlined how there was a ...

yesterday 19:40 open_in_new
Long waiting lists for children waiting mental health services

The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall TD today sharply criticised the Minister for Health, as children are left on long waiting lists for mental health services.

Figures obtained by Deputy Shortall from the HSE show that many children are left waiting over a year to ...

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IFA President objects to unnecessary restrictions on farm to farm movements

IFA President Joe Healy said the IFA has strongly outlined farmer objections and concerns over the imposition of unnecessary restrictions on the farm-to-farm movements put forward by the Dept of Agriculture.


He said:“Ahead of the peak sale time for calves, these restrictions ...

yesterday 19:40 open_in_new
Award winning Fair City actor looking forward to being on stage at The Moat Theatre

Award Winning Actor and Comedian Eric Lalor, best known for his role as villain Cathal Spillane on RTÉ’s Fair City, is looking forward to performing at The Moat Theatre. This will make three Fair City alumni who have appeared on the Naas stage since September 2018, following Daithí ...

yesterday 18:37 open_in_new
Kildare Obituaries for Tuesday, January 22

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Reilly's Funeral Home, Leinster Street, Maynooth on Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm with prayers at 7.30pm. Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 2pm with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Friday at 10.30am to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Maynooth for 11am Funeral Mass ...

yesterday 18:37 open_in_new
Naas Gardaí arrest man for drink driving over weekend

A man was arrested over the weekend after being found driving over the alcohol limit.

In Naas town, on Sunday, January 20, last, at approximately 8pm, Gardaí arrested a 41-year-old man.

He was brought to Naas Garda Station.

If you have a story or want to send photos or ...

yesterday 17:34 open_in_new
A cold, icy night ahead for Co Kildare with temperatures to plummet to 0C

It's set to be a cold night ahead with mainly clear spells for Co Kildare with a risk of frost and icy patches developing overnight.

Temperatures will fall close to freezing, with a risk of frost and icy patches on untreated surfaces. Light west to northwest breezes.

Tomorrow, ...

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Asthma Society warns 21,193 people in Kildare to take precautions as the cold spell continues

The Asthma Society is today issuing a warning to people with asthma to stay safe as it is expected to remain very cold throughout the week.

Sarah O’Connor, CEO of the Asthma Society of Ireland, said: “Cold weather is a serious trigger for many people with asthma. During cold spells, ...

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Delay in invitation of tenders for new St Joseph's NS 'beggars belief' says Kildare politician

Kildare North Labour General Election Candidate Emmet Stagg was in further contact with the Minister for Education with a view to progressing the construction of the New St. Joseph's NS in Kilcock, given that the pre-qualification of contractors report was approved by the Department on October ...

yesterday 16:31 open_in_new
Golf event to raise funds for Sapling School for Autism

A Golf Classic event in aid of Sapling School for Autism in Kill is taking place at Naas Golf Club.

Money is being raised to enable the School to retain Speech and Language services for 2019/2020.

The Golf Classic takes place on April 3 from 10am to 1pm.

Enter a Team of Four ...

yesterday 16:31 open_in_new
Dunlavin Parents Group hosting free Family Fun Day on Sunday

Dunlavin Parents Group will be hosting several Family Fun events on Sunday to mark its first birthday.

Activities in the Imaal Hall between 2pm and 4pm will include:

Refreshments will be served.

If you have a story or want to send photos or videos to us please contact ...

yesterday 15:28 open_in_new
Speed ramps for the Oaks in Newbridge 'must be a priority' says Kildare TD

South Kildare TD, Fiona O’Loughlin has urged Kildare County Council to prioritise the funding for speed ramps in the Oaks estate, Newbridge.

Deputy O’Loughlin has been calling for these speed ramps for a long time and has said that the problem is only worsening.

The Kildare ...

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Information Evening on Electric Vehicles in Naas

The public will be able to find out all they ever needed to know about Electric Vehicles at Naas Nissan on Thursday.

There will be opportunities to attend two events at 4pm and at 6pm.

There will be a 30-minute presentation and a Q&A session.

Complimentary refreshments ...

yesterday 14:25 open_in_new
Less overcrowding at Naas Hospital today with 15 patients on trolleys

There has been a sharp drop of almost a third in the number of people on trolleys at Naas General Hospital today with 15 patients being treated on trolleys.

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), there are 15 patients on trolleys with 11 in the emergency department ...

yesterday 14:25 open_in_new
Naas Gardaí arrest man 'unsteady on feet' in country road during early hours of this morning

Naas Gardaí arrested a man who was reported to have been 'unsteady on his feet' in a country road during the early hours of this morning.

The 41-year-old man was reported to have been aggressive and drunk on a road between Kill and Straffan.

Gardaí reported that they arrested the ...

yesterday 13:22 open_in_new
Kildare PR and Communications firm hiring for 2 Positions

O’Brien PR, a full-service, Public Relations and Communications agency currently has two positions available.

The firm, based in Naas Enterprise Park, is seeking a creative, hardworking and enthusiastic PR Account Manager and a PR Account Executive to join its team.

This is a ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new
Revenue officers seize more than 11,000 litres of alcohol worth €403,000 last week at Dublin Port

Following routine operations last week on Wednesday, January 16. Revenue officers at Dublin Port seized over 11,000 litres of alcohol with a retail value of over €403,000.

The smuggled alcohol, which included over 10,200 litres of blended scotch whiskey and 800 litres of alcopops, ...

yesterday 12:19 open_in_new