Carlow News

New business in Baltinglass produces candles and wax melts

    By Elizabeth Lee A TEACHER and a farmer who wanted to create a sustainable and environmentally-friendly candle have just launched a new business, Windsland Wax Melts, called after one of the fields on their farm. Teacher Aoife Burke...

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Dog thefts in Carlow part of lucrative business

AN increase in demand has led to worrying incidents of dog thefts in Co Carlow. In one case, an elderly...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 4:18pm Read More

Carlow project helping hundreds of people in need

A COMMUNITY initiative has seen hundreds of local families and individuals in need receive a little help. The Be Kind...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 4:13pm Read More

Culture Night acts brought a welcome return to normality

  By Suzanne Pender PEOPLE of all ages got into the spirit of Culture Night Carlow 2021, revelling in the...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 4:00pm Read More

New housing plan ‘absolutely has to work’

  By Suzanne Pender THE new government housing plan, Housing for All, ‘absolutely has to work’ if Co Carlow is...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 3:00pm Read More

Problem of dog fouling prompts ‘poo patrols’ to catch the culprits

By Elizabeth Lee and Joe Barrett DOG fouling has reached crisis point in parts of Carlow town and Graiguecullen as...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 2:10pm Read More

Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Sean Kavanagh Pollerton Road, Carlow, passed away unexpectedly, on 26 September 2021 at his home. Funeral arrangements to follow...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 1:52pm Read More

National News

Hiqa finds ‘poor practice’ in social worker visits to children in foster care

James Cox The health watchdog has found “poor practice” in parts of the country over visits to children in foster care by social workers. The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) says two thirds of files in Carlow, Kilkenny and...

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Warning issued over false widow spiders in Ireland

Elaine Keogh The National Poisons Information Centre has issued a warning about the false widow spider whose venom is more...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 8:18pm Read More

Government approves ‘comprehensive’ review into Ireland’s planning laws

By James Ward, PA Government has approved a “comprehensive” review of Ireland’s planning legislation in a bid to boost the...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 8:06pm Read More

Coveney announces independent review for Defence Forces abuse allegations

James Cox The State will urgently carry out an independent review into claims of abuse raised by women in the...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 8:03pm Read More

Stormont calls on governments to address allegations of collusion

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA The Stormont Assembly has passed a motion calling on the Irish and British governments to fulfil...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 7:32pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Carlow teen selected for Irish soccer squad

Carlow’s Aoife Kelly has been selected for the Irish women’s under 17 soccer squad for their upcoming European Championship games. The St Patrick’s midfielder is among head coach James Scott’s strong roster of players for three games in Norway. They...

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Special Mount Leinster Rangers pull-out poster in this week’s paper

PLAYERS, supporters and members of Mounty Leinster Rangers won’t want to miss this Tuesday’s edition of The Nationlist as there is...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 12:59pm Read More

Football Championships get underway

Group 1: Ballinabranna, Bagenalstown Gaels, Mount Leinster Rangers, Old Leighlin, Rathvilly First Round Draw Mount Leinster Rangers v Rathvilly Old...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 12:18pm Read More

Carew fully committed to Carlow cause

CARLOW GAA football team manager Niall Carew will not be putting his name forward to replace Jack O’Connor in his...

Thursday, 23/09/21 - 9:46pm Read More

Daly to make 50th Connacht appearance in first URC game of the season

CARLOW’S Tom Daly will make his 50th Connacht appearance when the province play their first United Rugby Championship game of...

Thursday, 23/09/21 - 12:11pm Read More