Kildare County Council to close two sections of M7 for power line works

According to a report from Kildare County Council, two M7 sections will be temporarily closed over a couple of days in the coming weeks to allow for work on overhead electricity lines. On Sunday, August 21st, from 6 am to 12 pm, the M7 motorway will be blocked in both directions between Junction 12 (The … Read more

Teenage pedestrian dies in hospital after Celbridge collision

A teenager has died in hospital following a road traffic collision with a car in Kildare on Wednesday. The collision, involving a pedestrian and a car, happened at approximately 11:55 am on Aghards Road in Celbridge. In an update on Friday, gardaí said the teenager had since died at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. “The pedestrian, a … Read more

Over 1,500 social homes to be delivered in Dublin, Kildare, Louth, and Wicklow

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, announced a new phase of Local Authority social housing delivery that will see approximately 1,530 new homes delivered across a number of local authorities. Today’s launch builds on a successful Public-Private Partnership social housing pilot programme being delivered by the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) … Read more

Passengers evacuated after bus catches fire in Maynooth

Passengers were evacuated off a bus after it burst into flames on a busy road on Tuesday. The bus contained construction staff working on Intel’s Leixlip campus. Two other buses from the same fleet helped to move passengers. It happened on the R157 in Maynooth, Co Kildare at around 7 am on Tuesday, Dublin Live reported. Intel confirmed … Read more

Nikon Precision Europe to expand operations with new office at Kildare Innovation Campus

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar announced plans by Nikon Precision Europe (NPE) to expand its operations with the opening of its new offices on Kildare Innovation Campus. The offices will form part of its worldwide support network.This expansion was supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.NPE has been in … Read more

Man and woman arrest at Kildare after suspected shotguns found on N7

A man and woman have been arrested following the seizure of two suspected firearms in Co Kildare.  A Garda statement said: “Gardaí have seized two shotguns and arrested two persons following an incident in County Kildare on the evening of Monday, 31st January 2022. “At approximately 10:30 pm, uniform Gardaí on patrol on the N7 … Read more

Cyclist (60s) seriously injured after being hit by car in Co Kildare

A man in his 60s has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a car,cycle collision in Co Kildare. Gardaí and ambulance attended the scene on Station Road, Allenwood,  Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the collision occured before 2.00pm on Wednesday. The man, a cyclist aged in his early 60s, was seriously … Read more