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4pm - 7pm
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Paul Power

Kildare Today

Sponsored by Supervalu, Sallins.

Kfm’s daily current affairs programme presented by Shane Beatty, Kildare Today covers a diverse range of topics mirroring daily life in County Kildare.

The programme is a platform for listeners to air issues of concern.

Features include the Monday Sports Review, the Legal Advice slot on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, Crime Time, each Wednesday. The Green Room Gardening, with the Johnstown Garden Centre on Thursdays, and Weekend Sports Preview every Friday.

If you've an issue making news, or causing concern, in your area and you would like it featured on Kildare Today, e-mail:  studio@kfmradio.com; or text the letters kfm+msg to 51155 or call the studio 045 901490

Also, many of the main interviews from this programme are Podcasted (Kildare Today folder)


Below are some useful links for those requiring help, support or information on miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy

The Miscarriage Association www.miscarriage.ie

Ectopic Pregnancy Ireland www.ectopicireland.ie

Feileacain Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association Of Ireland www.feileacain.ie 

In Sympathy and Support Facebook Group


Free Legal Aid Centres offer legal aid

advice on social welfare law, credit & debt law and public interest law.

Phone 01 8745690 or www.flac.ie


Senior Helpline:

This is a confidential phone service for older people.

1850 440 444
 


Amen - the organisation that helps men who suffer domestic violence by women. 
 

"Declan" told his story, and that of many other men who suffer such violence in the home, on Kildare Today.

If you suffer from such violence, contact Amen 046 902 37 18; 086 794 1880; 086 194 7270; e-mail: info@amen.ie; website: www.amen.ie.  The website offers full guidelines.
 


Gamblers Anonymous:

If you would like help and information please phone Gamblers Anonymous on 01 872 1133.

Also visit: www.gamblersanonymous.ie

Support meetings take place in Newbridge and Athy:

Newbridge: Parish Church on Tuesday's at 8 O' Clock and Friday's at 7 O' Clock.

Athy: Cuan Mhuire on Wednesday's at 8 o' Clock.
 


 
Aware - Support for those suffering with Depression

Helpline 1890 303 302

Aware is also looking for volunteers for the upcoming "Daisy Days" fundraiser. If you think you could help, please phone 01 661 7211
 


Samaritans:

To speak to someone in cofidence you can call The Samaritans, based at 3 McElwain Terrace, Newbridge.

Phone: 116123
 


 
Kildare Suicide Bereavement Support:

If you would like support please phone either of the following numbers:

Mary 086 103 7397 Robbie 045 433 563
 


Kildare Down Syndrome:

For information/ assistance in Kildare please phone 045 487 584
 


Threshold- National Housing Agency

If you would like advice on housing/rental issues, Threshold can be contacted on 01 678 6096

Presenter: 
  • Monday 9-11am
  • Tuesday 9-11am
  • Wednesday 9-11am
  • Thursday 9-11am
  • Friday 9-11am

About Us

Kfm broadcasts on 97.6fm and 97.3fm to all parts of county Kildare 24 hours a day from the state-of-the-art Kfm Broadcast Centre, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare and around the world on this website.

Our aim is to entertain and inform our listeners, with the best music, local news and current affairs plus top class live sports coverage.

Remember, Kfm is your local station; we’re always interested in hearing your views and suggestions about the radio station.  You can find all of our contact details on the Contact Us section of the site.

Enjoy your visit, thanks for listening and spread the word about Kildare's Kfm!