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#Co Kildare

# co-kildare - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Gardaí fine unaccompanied learner driver travelling at 139kph in 100 zone in Naas
# FCPN
# FCPN

Gardaí fine unaccompanied learner driver travelling at 139kph in 100 zone in Naas

May 2nd 2021, 1:58 PM 62,368 Views 46 Comments

The vehicle was seized and a fixed-charge penalty notice (FCPN) was issued.

# co-kildare - Monday 7 September, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body

Sep 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 45,027 Views 5 Comments

The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'I don't want to go back': Asylum seeker fearful of returning to Direct Provision centre after Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'I don't want to go back': Asylum seeker fearful of returning to Direct Provision centre after Covid-19 outbreak

Aug 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 28,355 Views 18 Comments

Mndala Limote said he is fearful of returning to his Direct Provision centre when his isolation at CityWest ends.

# co-kildare - Sunday 9 August, 2020

O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday

Aug 9th 2020, 12:45 PM 52,089 Views 62 Comments

“In all cases, the level of asymptomatic infectivity appears to be very high,”O’Brien Fine Foods said in a statement.

# co-kildare - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Kildare factory confirms 80 Covid-19 cases among employees, suspends operations immediately
# O Brien Foods
# O Brien Foods

Kildare factory confirms 80 Covid-19 cases among employees, suspends operations immediately

Aug 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 213,388 Views 172 Comments

Of 243 tests completed, 80 employees have been confirmed as positive for Covid-19.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Marian Finucane's son and husband pay tribute to her 'great empathy and curiosity'
# Funeral Mass
# Funeral Mass

Marian Finucane's son and husband pay tribute to her 'great empathy and curiosity'

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 1:25 PM 69,186 Views 25 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, two ministers, and a number of high-profile RTÉ broadcasters were among those who attended the funeral.

# co-kildare - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Two motorists arrested and over 600 tested for intoxicated driving in overnight Garda operation

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:25 AM 31,464 Views 40 Comments

The initiative – Operation Surround – was carried out in various locations in Co Kildare.

# co-kildare - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Gardaí investigate break-in at Danish store Jysk, hours after first opening
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Gardaí investigate break-in at Danish store Jysk, hours after first opening

Apr 4th 2019, 12:43 PM 67,736 Views 25 Comments

“Jysk has added additional security, live CCTV and 24 hour patrols to reduce the risk going forward,” a spokesperson said.

# co-kildare - Friday 16 November, 2018

Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses

Updated Nov 16th 2018, 4:20 PM 78,044 Views 29 Comments

Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

# co-kildare - Monday 27 August, 2018

Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'

Aug 27th 2018, 3:48 PM 34,379 Views 41 Comments

The man was subsequently fined and disqualified from driving for 6 years.

# co-kildare - Monday 6 August, 2018

Missing teen from Co Kildare is located
# Missing
# Missing

Missing teen from Co Kildare is located

Aug 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 29,009 Views 7 Comments

They were last seen yesterday evening.

# co-kildare - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h

Apr 14th 2018, 12:51 PM 108,820 Views 81 Comments

The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.

# co-kildare - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Teenager missing from Kildare found safe and well
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Teenager missing from Kildare found safe and well

Apr 12th 2018, 7:38 PM 18,704 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday afternoon in Newbridge.

# co-kildare - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Appeal for information on burnt out car in Kane McCormack murder investigation
# Kildare/meath Border
# Kildare/meath Border

Appeal for information on burnt out car in Kane McCormack murder investigation

Dec 3rd 2017, 5:47 PM 19,776 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí appealed for information about the movements of a black car on the night that Kane McCormack was murdered.

# co-kildare - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Man daubed house with 'abusive graffiti' after earlier punching partner in the face
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Man daubed house with 'abusive graffiti' after earlier punching partner in the face

Nov 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,235 Views 12 Comments

The man fled the scene after the attack was later seen emerging from the house with a paintbrush.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut

Oct 10th 2017, 7:41 AM 9,175 Views 25 Comments

Martin Stokes (37) had pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and assault.

# co-kildare - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'The family has never forgotten' - gardaí appeal over fatal 1987 fire that killed woman and two children
# Kildare
# Kildare

'The family has never forgotten' - gardaí appeal over fatal 1987 fire that killed woman and two children

Sep 20th 2017, 2:38 PM 35,426 Views 10 Comments

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.

# co-kildare - Monday 17 April, 2017

Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station
# Athy
# Athy

Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station

Apr 17th 2017, 4:57 PM 35,188 Views 15 Comments

The victim says he’s shaken, but is recovering from the incident.

# co-kildare - Friday 14 April, 2017

Supervalu in Athy is taking the whole Good Friday alcohol ban *very* seriously
# Man The Barricades
From The Daily Edge
# Man The Barricades

Supervalu in Athy is taking the whole Good Friday alcohol ban *very* seriously

Apr 14th 2017, 4:00 PM 16,665 Views 8 Comments

There’s a ‘protective tunnel’ of toilet roll guiding customers to the ATM.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor
# Willie Crowley
# Willie Crowley

Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor

Mar 21st 2017, 8:27 PM 19,570 Views 0 Comments

Kildare councillor Willie Crowley was knocked down on Eyre Street, Newbridge in December 2015.

# co-kildare - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight

Feb 26th 2017, 12:12 PM 21,869 Views 21 Comments

The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash
# Agadir
# Agadir

Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash

Jan 10th 2017, 9:06 AM 26,296 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.

# co-kildare - Friday 6 January, 2017

Homes evacuated after suspected bomb found in Monasterevin
# Hoax Device
# Hoax Device

Homes evacuated after suspected bomb found in Monasterevin

Jan 6th 2017, 4:09 PM 10,567 Views 3 Comments

The bomb squad was called out, and the scene was declared safe at 2.25pm this afternoon.

# co-kildare - Monday 12 December, 2016

Appeal for witnesses to Kildare petrol station shop robbery
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Appeal for witnesses to Kildare petrol station shop robbery

Dec 12th 2016, 3:30 PM 12,681 Views 13 Comments

Two men, armed with a hammer and a knife, stole cash from the petrol station store.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Homes evacuated after viable bomb found on Kildare residential street
# Athy
# Athy

Homes evacuated after viable bomb found on Kildare residential street

Nov 15th 2016, 4:21 PM 14,665 Views 10 Comments

The Army bomb disposal team made the device safe at the scene.

# co-kildare - Friday 25 March, 2016

This headline about a Kildare break-in features the best typo of all time
# Kildare Now
From The Daily Edge
# Kildare Now

This headline about a Kildare break-in features the best typo of all time

Mar 25th 2016, 10:55 AM 6,835 Views 2 Comments

Criminals are just BRAZEN now, aren’t they?

# co-kildare - Monday 1 February, 2016

Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare
# Newbridge
# Newbridge

Major delays from Heuston Station as male teenager hit on rail line in Co Kildare

Feb 1st 2016, 6:18 PM 34,108 Views 22 Comments

The teenage boy was hit by a train on the western line at Newbridge just before 4pm this afternoon.

# co-kildare - Monday 23 November, 2015

26 things everyone who grew up in Naas knows to be true
# Break Your Face Naas
From The Daily Edge
# Break Your Face Naas

26 things everyone who grew up in Naas knows to be true

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 27,257 Views 15 Comments

Dara 1 or Dara 2?

# co-kildare - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

So this happened on a night bus in Co Kildare over the weekend...
# Mad For Trad
From The Daily Edge
# Mad For Trad

So this happened on a night bus in Co Kildare over the weekend...

May 19th 2015, 7:37 AM 8,381 Views 3 Comments

Impromptu trad sessions on the bus are the best trad sessions.

# co-kildare - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Apr 19th 2015, 10:25 AM 11,820 Views 0 Comments

Everyone was talking about startup cash, Tesco’s dethroning and a Kildare village for sale.

Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt - this is one of their stories
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt - this is one of their stories

Apr 19th 2015, 8:30 AM 32,043 Views 111 Comments

“It was like someone had a gun to my head. I was crying on the steps of the bank.”

# co-kildare - Monday 13 April, 2015

Why settle for just a house? This entire village in Kildare is for sale
# Village People
# Village People

Why settle for just a house? This entire village in Kildare is for sale

Apr 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 59,679 Views 18 Comments

The village was restored and developed by Ryanair founder Tony Ryan… but only those with seriously deep pockets need apply.

# co-kildare - Saturday 20 December, 2014

These hairy cows are a rare butterfly's best friend... here's why:
# To The Rescow
# To The Rescow

These hairy cows are a rare butterfly's best friend... here's why:

Dec 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 12,144 Views 8 Comments

They’re also going to be helping snails. And all by eating grass.

# co-kildare - Thursday 27 November, 2014

How to: Get customers to travel across the country to a small store in a regional town
# Rock Frocks
# Rock Frocks

How to: Get customers to travel across the country to a small store in a regional town

Nov 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 21,076 Views 12 Comments

For a business like Rock Frocks it’s all about finding your niche. And now even Imelda May is a fan.

# co-kildare - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

18-year-old Coleen Leigh found safe and well
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

18-year-old Coleen Leigh found safe and well

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:08 PM 15,327 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for assistance in finding her.

# co-kildare - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Betting shop staff threatened at gunpoint by lone raider
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Betting shop staff threatened at gunpoint by lone raider

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:57 PM 13,781 Views 16 Comments

The man was armed with what’s believed to have been a handgun.

# co-kildare - Monday 10 March, 2014

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,376 Views 29 Comments

Chambers Park in Kilcock isn’t the only estate to run into problems with public lighting. Here are your stories.

# co-kildare - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Body of man discovered in car found submerged in Naas canal
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

Body of man discovered in car found submerged in Naas canal

Nov 30th 2013, 2:39 PM 21,691 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí are now appealing for witnesses to the collision, which took place overnight.

# co-kildare - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Teens embrace charity shops - and give disposable fashion the boot
# Dress For Less
# Dress For Less

Teens embrace charity shops - and give disposable fashion the boot

Nov 5th 2013, 2:30 PM 12,471 Views 10 Comments

The teens learned about the high cost of clothes production during a youth club exercise.

# co-kildare - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Missing Kildare man found deceased by gardaí
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Missing Kildare man found deceased by gardaí

Sep 25th 2013, 2:29 PM 24,386 Views 17 Comments

47-year-old Martin Bryne had been last seen leaving his home on Saturday morning.

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