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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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# Newbridge
Cold weather fault leaves train passengers stranded for three hours
The incident happened on the Cork to Dublin service this morning.
# fundraiser
The name of this Irish Alzheimer's fundraiser will make you do a double take
# Mad Men
Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)
The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.
# Gardaí
Newbridge drugs bust yields €75k of cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy
One man has been arrested.
# Co Kildare
Betting shop staff threatened at gunpoint by lone raider
The man was armed with what’s believed to have been a handgun.
# schools cup
Leinster rugby stars pay Donnybrook visit as Blackrock overpower Newbridge
‘Rock had too much pace and power for the Kildare side to advance to the Leinster School Senior Cup final.
# Charged
Two due in court over Kildare grow house raid
The 27 and 29-year-old were arrested last night and had been held for questioning at Newbridge Garda station.
# Leinster Senior Cup
Newbridge see off Mary's challenge as St Andrew's march over Gonzaga
The second half of the Leinster quarter-finals were played out today.
# schools cup
Scott signals Crescent intent as Clongowes hit the ground running
There were six big games in the Senior Cups of Munster and Leinster.
# whitewash
Kildare retain O'Byrne Cup as Royals fightback ends in damp squib
Midfielder Thomas Moolick’s first-half goal the Jason Ryan’s Lilywhites breathing space to hold off a Meath fightback.
# Ready to go
Kildare side for O'Byrne Cup semi-final named
The game starts at 2pm this Sunday, with the winners set to face DCU or Meath in the final.
# clamping down
Dunnes Stores workers being threatened with car clamping in store carpark
The threat at the Newbridge store is part of a wider dispute where parking facilities have been withdrawn at 116 Irish stores.
# Pfizer
Pfizer to cut 150 jobs at Newbridge plant
The company says Irish operations will not be affected by the move.
# Lols
The best Irish parish newsletter competition you'll see today
What IS Fr Joe laughing at? We must know.
# Jobs
Pfizer staff to meet this morning for company "announcement"
The staff are due to meet with management, with fears up to 150 jobs could be lost.
# Say what?
Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes
“This country has gone wild with exaggeration.”
# Newbridge
Provisional meeting scheduled between Siptu and PTSB over Newbridge Credit Union
Siptu wants to meet with management after Newbridge Credit Union was taken over by Permanent TSB this week.
# Credit Unions
Central Bank assessing issues at 100 credit unions
Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil today that there are twenty credit unions that have reported regulatory reserves below the minimum requirement.
# Credit Unions
Credit Union chief says there is "no evidence" 100 movements are in trouble
The league says that there is over €600 million in surplus capital in the country’s credit unions.
# Newbridge
Newbridge Credit Union staff set to meet tonight to discuss takeover
A demonstration against the transfer of the body into the management of PTSB has been taking place this afternoon.
# Credit Unions
Gilmore: Newbridge Credit Union is a one-off case
Gilmore said the government hopes it will be possible to have a credit union in Newbridge again.
# Credit Unions
Credit Unions are "safe, strong and secure" - ILCU chief
Kieron Brennan said that the Newbridge Credit Union case is “exceptional”, but Permanent TSB says it is business as usual for Newbridge members.
# Credit Unions
Newbridge Credit Union taken over by Permanent TSB
The Central Bank applied to have the credit union taken over by the state-backed bank, but campaigners say they will take the case to Europe.
# Credit Unions
Central Bank to apply to have PTSB take over Newbridge Credit Union - reports
A proposed merger with Naas Credit Union has fallen apart, leaving the future of Newbridge Credit Union uncertain.
# Newbridge
20-year-old backseat passenger killed in Kildare crash
The two other occupants of the car were seriously injured.
# Credit Unions
Government will have to pay "tens of millions" in Newbridge Credit Union merger
A protest is planned for this Friday at the Central Bank as the Minister for Finance has approved, “in principle”, plans to merge two Kildare credit unions.
# deirdre jacob
'We don’t look at other cases of missing women in relation to Deirdre'
Fifteen years after she was last seen, her mother Bernadette Jacob appealed to the public for new information.
# Controversy
GAA to review stadium policies in Newbridge after fans jostle referee McQuillan
Director-General Paraic Duffy has described the scenes as ‘completely unacceptable’.
# Operation Fiacla
Two arrested and two get away through a field after burglary of Wexford shop
Two men are due before a special sitting of Naas District Court this evening over burglary of a shop in Bunclody earlier today.
# Kildare
Two arrested after bomb-making equipment found in Kildare
Items associated with the manufacture of pipe bombs were found in a house in Newbridge yesterday evening.
# Road Death
Young man dies in Kildare road crash
The incident has been referred to the Garda Ombudsman and the Naas to Newbridge lanes of the dual carriageway are currently closed.
# Stadia Concerns
GAA await safety report on Kildare ground in Newbridge
It is still unclear as to whether the Lilywhites can hold their home football league games in 2013 in St Conleth’s Park.
# Drugs
5 arrested as Gardaí seize €5 million in cannabis plants from 'industrial' operation
The haul of cannabis plants from industrial-style grow houses around the country was one of the largest drug seizures of the year
# Goats for Howth
In pictures: three goats released on Howth Head
The Golden Guernseys have been tasked with keeping the integrity and biodiversity of the area in tact.
# Nightclub death
Death of man at Newbridge nightclub not being treated as suspicious
A post mortem is due to be carried out on the body of a man found at the bottom of stairs at a nightclub in the Kildare town over the weekend.
# Roads
Motorists warned over road closures in Swords on Sunday
A number of roads in Swords will be closed on a rolling basis from 6am to 12.00 noon due to the Fingal 10k Road Race.
# Fixtures
Kildare lose home advantage while Kerry and Tyrone set for Killarney showdown
The GAA have confirmed the fixture details for upcoming senior football and hurling championship ties.
# Jobs
Atlantic Homecare announces plans to close five stores
Stores in Dublin, Cork, Newbridge, Limerick and Galway are threatened with closure.
# Domestic Violence
Lack of funding means domestic violence refuge lies unused
Four self-contained apartments, meant to be used by families seeking refuge from domestic violence, cannot be utilised because of lack of funding.
# Drugs
Three arrested over ecstasy seizure in Kildare
Gardaí found the drugs with an estimated street value of €350,000 during a search operation in Castledermot in Kildare last night.