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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Co Kildare

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2022
# Kilcullen
Body removed from scene following light helicopter crash in Co Kildare
The helicopter crashed into a field in Kilcullen yesterday evening.
# alan kane
Search stood down for missing Kildare man
A body has been recovered, gardaí said.
# Athy
Missing Athy man located safe and well
The public have been thanked for their assistance.
# Celbridge
17-year-old boy denied bail after being charged with burglary at pensioner's home in Co Kildare
He was remanded in custody to the Oberstown detention centre to appear again next Wednesday.
All time
# Maynooth
Man aged in his 60s dies after being hit by a car in Co Kildare
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision, which took place after 10pm last night.
# Newbridge
Witness appeal as pedestrian hospitalised after being seriously injured in hit and run
The incident happened at Rosconnell Estate in Newbridge at 10.20am on Monday.
# Crashes
Two men killed in separate road crashes yesterday
The collisions occurred in Kildare and Tipperary.
# Athy
Arrest made over aggravated burglary in which armed man entered home during early hours
A woman living in the home was injured during the incident.
# Clane
Man (60s) dies after being struck by car in Kildare
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# FCPN
Gardaí fine unaccompanied learner driver travelling at 139kph in 100 zone in Naas
The vehicle was seized and a fixed-charge penalty notice (FCPN) was issued.
# Co Kildare
Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body
The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront.
# Coronavirus
'I don't want to go back': Asylum seeker fearful of returning to Direct Provision centre after Covid-19 outbreak
Mndala Limote said he is fearful of returning to his Direct Provision centre when his isolation at CityWest ends.
# Co Kildare
O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday
“In all cases, the level of asymptomatic infectivity appears to be very high,”O’Brien Fine Foods said in a statement.
# o brien foods
Kildare factory confirms 80 Covid-19 cases among employees, suspends operations immediately
Of 243 tests completed, 80 employees have been confirmed as positive for Covid-19.
# funeral mass
Marian Finucane's son and husband pay tribute to her 'great empathy and curiosity'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, two ministers, and a number of high-profile RTÉ broadcasters were among those who attended the funeral.
# Co Kildare
Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation
The initiative – Operation Surround – was carried out in various locations in Co Kildare.
# Co Kildare
Gardaí investigate break-in at Danish store Jysk, hours after first opening
“Jysk has added additional security, live CCTV and 24 hour patrols to reduce the risk going forward,” a spokesperson said.
# Co Kildare
Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses
Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
# Co Kildare
Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'
The man was subsequently fined and disqualified from driving for 6 years.
# Missing
Missing teen from Co Kildare is located
They were last seen yesterday evening.
# Gardaí
Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.
# Newbridge
Teenager missing from Kildare found safe and well
The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday afternoon in Newbridge.
# kildare/meath border
Appeal for information on burnt out car in Kane McCormack murder investigation
Gardaí appealed for information about the movements of a black car on the night that Kane McCormack was murdered.
# Co Kildare
Man daubed house with 'abusive graffiti' after earlier punching partner in the face
The man fled the scene after the attack was later seen emerging from the house with a paintbrush.
# Court of Appeal
Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut
Martin Stokes (37) had pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and assault.
# Kildare
'The family has never forgotten' - gardaí appeal over fatal 1987 fire that killed woman and two children
20-year-old Barbara Doyle and her two nieces, 8-year-old Mary Ellen Byrne and 3-year Kerrie Ann Byrne, all died in the blaze.
# Athy
Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station
The victim says he’s shaken, but is recovering from the incident.
# man the barricades
Supervalu in Athy is taking the whole Good Friday alcohol ban *very* seriously
There’s a ‘protective tunnel’ of toilet roll guiding customers to the ATM.
# willie crowley
Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor
Kildare councillor Willie Crowley was knocked down on Eyre Street, Newbridge in December 2015.
# Co Kildare
Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight
The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.
# Agadir
Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash
The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.
# Hoax Device
Homes evacuated after suspected bomb found in Monasterevin
The bomb squad was called out, and the scene was declared safe at 2.25pm this afternoon.
# Gardaí
Appeal for witnesses to Kildare petrol station shop robbery
Two men, armed with a hammer and a knife, stole cash from the petrol station store.
# Athy
Homes evacuated after viable bomb found on Kildare residential street
The Army bomb disposal team made the device safe at the scene.
# kildare now
This headline about a Kildare break-in features the best typo of all time
Criminals are just BRAZEN now, aren’t they?
# Newbridge
Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare
The teenage boy was hit by a train on the western line at Newbridge just before 4pm this afternoon.
# break your face naas
26 things everyone who grew up in Naas knows to be true
Dara 1 or Dara 2?
# mad for trad
So this happened on a night bus in Co Kildare over the weekend...
Impromptu trad sessions on the bus are the best trad sessions.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about startup cash, Tesco’s dethroning and a Kildare village for sale.
# Mortgage crisis
Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt - this is one of their stories
“It was like someone had a gun to my head. I was crying on the steps of the bank.”