A protest by the Still Awaiting Health campaign will be staged outside Naas General Hospital tonight.
It is to highlight the fact a greater number of people are awaiting treatment at Ireland's hospitals that are contained in the data published by the National Treatment Purchase Fund.
A man in his 20s has been arrested in Newbridge in connection with the possession of drugs for sale or supply.
Gardai carried a search on Eyre Street, where they recovered cannabis resin with an estimated value of €5,000.
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Questions are being asked of the delay in delivering funding for a new endoscopy unit to Naas General Hospital is being delayed.
In January, there were, at 1,405, more people awaiting endoscopy at the Kildare hospital than at any other in Ireland.
The Independent Alliance is to support a motion of confidence in Government tonight.
It follows a meeting between the Independent Alliance and the Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon over the handling of the Maurice McCabe affair.
The Social Protection Minister is to tell the Dáil tonight that the garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe is a hero and is owed an apology by the Government.
A woman has been seriously injured in a collision in Kilcullen.
The woman, in her forties, was jogging at the entrance to Avondale Drive at around 9.30am this morning when she was struck by a vehicle.
A woman detained in connection with the seizure of drugs valued at €344,000 in Kildare Town has been released from Garda custody.
Quantities of MDMA and Xanax were discovered during a Naas Traffic Corps operation in which Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology was in used.
A man has been arrested following the seizure of drugs worth €30,000, and a significant quantity of cash, in the Athy area.
Gardai searched two locations last night.
Cannabis herb, worth €30,000, along with a quantity of amphetamines, and the money, were uncovered.