Carlow News

Children’s book by former IT Carlow student will shine a light on Gaelic football

A FORMER IT Carlow student has signed a deal to publish a series of GAA-themed books for children. Michael Egan, who studied business at IT Carlow for a period in the mid-noughties, has signed a four-book deal with Gill Books....

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€1.5m adaptation grant for Carlow’s elderly and disabled

MORE than €1.5 million has been allocated to housing adaptation grants for Carlow’s elderly and disabled. Carlow County Council will...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 7:44pm Read More

Lowest number of new Covid-19 cases reported in over two months

The lowest number of new Covid-19 cases were recorded on a single day since mid-December. Just 359 cases were announced...

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Defects on Duggan Bridge

  By Suzanne Pender CALLS from both Carlow and Laois county councils to TII to repair defects on Duggan Bridge...

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Tullow Rd residents tormented by non-stop noise from scramblers

By Suzanne Pender TULLOW Road residents are infuriated by an ongoing issue of scrambler bikes “going non-stop” near their homes,...

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Orlaith bakes her way towards making €2k

Orlaith, centre, with Eoin and his brother, Cathal, on the left and Lauren and her big sister, Holly on the...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 12:01pm Read More

Death notices and funeral arrangements

Kay (Kathleen)(Catherine) Byrne, née Moran 30 Donn Or, Brownshill Road, Carlow and formerly of Marion Park, Blackrock, Co Dublin, passed...

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National News

‘Large majority’ of over 85s will have received Covid vaccine by Sunday – Donnelly

James Cox The “large majority” of over-85s will have received their first Covid-19 vaccine by Sunday, according to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. By the end of this week, Mr Donnelly forecast that 500,000 vaccines will have been administered out...

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Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine could get EU approval in nine days

James Cox The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could be given the green light by EU authorities in nine days’...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 9:51pm Read More

Over 71,000 drivers have changed UK licences to Irish due to Brexit

James Cox More than 71,000 people have transferred their UK driving licences to Irish versions due to Brexit. The Road...

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Man dies after collision between car and lorry in Louth

James Cox A man has died after a collision between the car he was driving and a lorry in Co...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 7:41pm Read More

Covid-19 infections in hospital staff have dropped by around 95%

By James Ward, PA Covid-19 infections in Irish hospital staff have dropped by around 95 per cent, Health Minister Stephen...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 7:26pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Anthony Barry appointed to Ireland assistant coach role

The Football Association of Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Anthony Barry as assistant coach of the Republic of Ireland senior men’s team. The current Chelsea first-team coach joins Stephen Kenny’s coaching staff ahead of the start of...

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Big decision looming for Patrick Mullins

LEADING amateur jockey, Patrick Mullins, has confirmed he will make his mind up over the weekend or early next week...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 4:45pm Read More

End of an era in Carlow GAA

IT was the end of an era at the recent Carlow ladies football annual general meeting when Kathleen and Fran...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 2:25pm Read More

Legendary trainer Tom Foley passes away, aged 74

ONE of Ireland’s true horse racing greats passed away today. Tom Foley, 74, will be forever remembered as the charismatic...

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 8:29pm Read More

Mullins set to miss Cheltenham Festival

PATRICK Mullins is among the most high profile jockeys affected after it was confirmed today that amateur jockeys will not...

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 2:32pm Read More