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# Co Kildare

Last month
November 2023
Witness appeal following alleged assault in Naas in early hours of Sunday
The incident involved a man, aged in his 30s, and two women, aged in their 20s.
This year
Man (20) in critical condition following collision between car and motorcycle in Co Kildare
The incident happened shortly after 9.20pm yesterday on the R418 at Fontstown Cross, between Athy and Kilcullen.
OPW Minister of State says limiting of road access to Castletown House is 'serious dilemma'
From 16 September, car access to the estate will be via the Celbridge Avenue entrance only.
Five men charged over fatal assault of Mark Loughlin in Co Kildare in 2021
Mark Loughlin, aged in his 20s, died following an incident in Allenwood, Co Kildare on 3 January 2021.
Man arrested and drugs worth €102,000 seized after Garda car rammed in Co Kildare
A number of designer clothes, designer watches and four sports cars were also seized.
Kildare man blocks Diageo's plans for a new €200 million brewery outside Newbridge
The sole objector believes that the brewery should instead be built in Athy.
Man due in court charged in connection with armed robbery of business premises in Co Kildare
Staff were threatened and a sum of cash was taken during the incident in Celbridge last week.
Two men due in court over armed robberies of two fast food outlets in Co Kildare
The incidents happened on Monday evening in Newbridge.
Man dies after being found with serious injuries following assault in Co Kildare
A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested as part of this investigation.
Last year
Body removed from scene following light helicopter crash in Co Kildare
The helicopter crashed into a field in Kilcullen yesterday evening.
Search stood down for missing Kildare man
A body has been recovered, gardaí said.
Missing Athy man located safe and well
The public have been thanked for their assistance.
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
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.
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.
Two men killed in separate road crashes yesterday
The collisions occurred in Kildare and Tipperary.
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.
Man (60s) dies after being struck by car in Kildare
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disqualified driver who caused collision was 'ten times over legal limit'
The man was subsequently fined and disqualified from driving for 6 years.
Missing teen from Co Kildare is located
They were last seen yesterday evening.
Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h
The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.
Teenager missing from Kildare found safe and well
The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday afternoon in Newbridge.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station
The victim says he’s shaken, but is recovering from the incident.
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.
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.
Four arrested for suspected drink driving in garda crackdown overnight
The arrests took place as part of Operation Surround.
Kildare woman killed in Morocco crash
The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the woman’s family.