A former Attorney General and Justice Minister says the Government should ask the Garda Commissioner to step aside during the Tribunal into the treatment of Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.
Drugs worth a total of €42,000 have been seized by Kildare Drug Unit this week.
The latest operation, in Newbridge, resulted in the seizure of cannabis resin with an estimated value of €5,000.
In Guinness Pro 12 Rugby, Leinster include two Kildare players for tomorrow’s game against Edinburgh at the RDS
Athy’s Joey Carberry is at out half. It’s his first start for the province since December because of an ankle injury.
In Kfm traffic and travel news,
A dog is running loose on the M7 at the Naas South exit.
Gardaí are en route.
Extreme caution needed.
One of the organisers of a protest outside Naas General Hospital tonight says the health service is "dysfunctional".
The Chair of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Kildare's Martin Heydon, is downplaying a looming motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny's leadership of the party.
The events of the past week has focussed the minds of Fine Gael TDs.
The Taoiseach is to be given the weekend to consider how he'll depart as Fine Gael leader.
TDs are warning he'll face a motion of no confidence at the parliamentary party, of which Kildare South TD Martin Heydon is Chair, and a heave next week if he doesn't indicate when he'll step down.
The Cabinet's agreed to the terms of reference for the Tribunal of Inquiry into the allegations of a smear campaign against garda whistleblower, Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
They'll go before the Dáil for approval this afternoon.