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Yesterday’s News


Friday 15 March, 2019

Murder charge struck out because of a delay in serving book of evidence

David Boland was stabbed to death in November last year.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Conor McGregor given six-month driving ban for speeding

McGregor was handed the ban today in Naas.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Kildare councillor pleads guilty to fraudulently lodging €200,000 into his account from a housing agency

“This is a serious breach of trust and confidence,” the sitting judge said yesterday.

Saturday 25 November, 2017

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.


Sunday 23 April, 2017

Man jailed for setting fire to young mother's car, destroying baby presents

Patrick Coady was sentenced to eight months in prison.

Saturday 22 April, 2017

Five Sinn Féin members resign in Kildare over allegations of bullying

“We have been insulted, disrespected,” said councillor Sorcha O’Neill.

Monday 17 April, 2017

Gardaí make appeal after man allegedly abducted from Kildare filling station

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

Saturday 8 April, 2017

Man sentenced to 12 months for assaulting babysitter in Kildare

The judge praised the teenage victim for her courage.

Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

Sunday 19 February, 2017

Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home

Alan Fagan stole a black Samsung tablet worth €400.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

Elderly man in shock after raiders with screwdrivers break into his home

The two men robbed a small amount of cash before fleeing.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

Three men jailed for breaking into GAA clubs, schools and businesses across Kildare and Laois

Two brothers and their acquaintance appeared in court this week.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Drink driver has charges dismissed after garda handcuffs him unlawfully

24-year-old Ross McLoughlin was caught drink driving in Maynooth, Co Kildare, in July 2014.

Sunday 30 October, 2016

Genesis II Church 'bishop' fined €4,000 for making and marketing 'autism cure'

Genesis II says it is a health and hearing church which does good deeds and enlightens others with the truth.

Saturday 22 October, 2016

Former employees accused of stealing over €90,000 from Ulster Bank accounts

The men, both 29 years old, are facing separate charges of robbery.

Saturday 15 October, 2016

Man accused of having images of child sex abuse told to stay away from all children

The court tightened his bail restrictions even further on Thursday.

Thursday 13 October, 2016

Bench warrant issued for arrest of Clare Daly over speeding offence

A Kildare judge issued it today after the TD failed to remain in court for hearing.

Saturday 24 September, 2016

Thursday 22 September, 2016

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

Saturday 10 September, 2016

Man charged with dangerous driving causing death of dad-to-be

Brian Cleary appeared at Naas court this week.

Sunday 4 September, 2016

Two men charged with theft of €15,000 from Ulster Bank customer accounts

The men are alleged to have taken €12,000 and €3,000 in case from customer accounts in Kildare.

Saturday 3 September, 2016

Man accused of withholding information 'could have prevented murder of young man'

Jason Doogue was shot while sitting on a wall in Athy in August 2015.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'

The Kildare man was granted bail this week.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

Judge criticises State for not charging man with dangerous driving for speeding at 172km/h

The 28-year-old man was disqualified from driving for a year.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Young woman charged with dangerous driving asks for passport to be returned

Dayna Kearney’s four friends died in the crash in January 2015.

Saturday 20 February, 2016

Man who pleaded guilty to drugs crime says seized money was from football bets

He applied for the money to be returned.

Friday 19 February, 2016

Kildare: Teen (17) allegedly assaulted by boyfriend (20) after they eloped

The allegations were made in court yesterday.

Saturday 13 February, 2016

Mother takes out barring order on her son after he beat her up

The distressed mother appeared at Naas District Court yesterday visibly covered in bruises.