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# kildare - Friday 11 September, 2020

Dublin, Kildare and Limerick account for two-thirds of all new Covid-19 cases

A total of 497 cases were recorded in the week ending 4 September.

# kildare - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Have you seen Julien? Appeal for information on 15-year-old missing from Kildare

Julien Reid has been missing from the Castledermot area since 8 September.

# kildare - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Significant rise in Covid-19 referrals in Kildare and Dublin prompts delays in receiving home tests

One Kildare resident explained they were waiting six days for a test after they were referred.

# kildare - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

'It was a massive blow': Kildare business owners continue to count the cost of regional lockdown

Cabinet agreed to lift the extra restrictions in place in the county yesterday.

# kildare - Monday 31 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Kildare lockdown to be lifted with immediate effect

The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# kildare - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Man (70s) dies following fatal single vehicle collision in Kildare

The incident occurred at around 7:25pm last evening.

# kildare - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Our desire is to lift restrictions on Kildare as quickly as possible': HSE pressed on schools and testing at briefing

On schools, the HSE said today “the risks of keeping schools closed now outweigh the risk of Covid for children”.

From a trickle to a torrent: How days of revelations made Phil Hogan's position untenable

The unending revelations from GolfGate took a toll on the trade commissioner.

# kildare - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP PUP

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP

The number of those in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment nationwide has reduced to 232,400.

# kildare - Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare

A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.

# kildare - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Acting CMO not commenting amid expectations that restrictions in Kildare may remain in place past Sunday

It’s understood that NPHET recommended that restrictions in Offaly and Laois could be lifted.

# kildare - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Two men arrested over thefts at retail premises in five counties

The thefts took place in Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, Meath and Kilkenny in recent weeks.

# kildare - Friday 14 August, 2020

New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government

The measures were announced this evening.

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield

A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.

# kildare - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Outbreak of Covid-19 confirmed on ward in Naas General Hospital

The hospital said the ward is now closed to new admissions.

Man arrested as part of investigations into seizure of drugs and cash in Naas

Tens of thousands of euros worth of drugs were seized earlier this month.

Meat processing plant will only return to normal when the HSE says it is safe to do so

The plant was supposed to get back to some form of work on 18 August but this has since been pushed back to 24 August.

# kildare - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Two men aged 25 and 35 arrested in relation to three burglaries in Co Kildare

Gardaí stopped a car after receiving reports of burglaries in the Maynooth and Celbridge areas.

# kildare - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions

The new restrictions came into effect in Kildare, Offaly and Laois from midnight.

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters

The recent increase in cases in Ireland is largely associated with clusters in three counties.

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown

Local TDs have been reacting to the latest restrictions imposed on Laois. Offaly and Kildare.

# kildare - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois Development

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois

The Football Association of Ireland have made a similar announcement.

Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The meat industry today said there have been a high proportion of asymptomatic positive cases among workers.

New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight

The Government announced the measures on the back of NPHET advice following a spike in cases in recent days.

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# kildare - Thursday 6 August, 2020

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases

The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.

# kildare - Monday 3 August, 2020

Man arrested after Gardaí seize €600,000 worth of cocaine and MDMA in Kildare

The seizure was made following a search of a house in Leixlip, Co Kildare on Saturday afternoon at 12:45pm.

# kildare - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Man (20s) appears in court following suspected fatal assault in Kildare on Friday

A man in his 30s died after he was discovered with serious injuries at Glenaree Bridge

# kildare - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Man dies after suspected assault in Rathangan, Co Kildare

The man was found with serious injuries yesterday evening

# kildare - Friday 31 July, 2020

Man who raped sleeping woman during house party jailed for five years

Brian Byrne went on trial in Dublin in November last year.

# kildare - Monday 20 July, 2020

Ireland has secured €8.8 million in funding from Europe to go towards Dart expansion project in Kildare

The government’s development plan aims to increase capacity on Dart services to cope with the expected rise in demand in future.

# kildare - Friday 17 July, 2020

From The42 137 days later, Leinster football championship set to close with Westmeath-Kildare final battle Luke Dempsey

137 days later, Leinster football championship set to close with Westmeath-Kildare final battle

Luke Dempsey on the bid of his side St Joseph’s Rochfortbridge to land their first provincial title today.

# kildare - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Renewed appeal for information over fatal shooting of man in Leixlip in 2018

The body of Clive Staunton was discovered outside a house in Glen Easton on 15 November 2018.

# kildare - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Man (50s) killed in Naas collision involving car and lorry

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man due in court after supermarket security guard stabbed and garda injured in Kildare town

The garda was injured during the arrest but did not require hospital treatment.

# kildare - Friday 19 June, 2020

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the offence was aggravated by the great harm it has caused and the fact the woman was raped while she was asleep.

# kildare - Thursday 28 May, 2020

# kildare - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Kildare

The incident happened at around 4.30pm on Wednesday.

# kildare - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Fundraiser raises €158,000 for four children in Kildare orphaned after dad died from Covid-19

The family have been living in the Naas area for a number of years.

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