Carlow News

Leighlinbridge nursing home sold to international healthcare group

Beechwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge   By Suzanne Pender HEALTHCARE investor IMMAC Group has today announced the acquisition of Beechwood Nursing Home, the 57 single-bedroom nursing home in Leighlinbridge. The IMMAC Group is a leading healthcare investment company in Ireland, Austria...

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FG/FF pact smashed as Independent elected vice-chair

Cllr Ben Brennan   By Carmel Hayes A SHOCK election in county hall saw an Independent councillor become vice-chair of...

Thursday, 17/06/21 - 9:44pm Read More

Fianna Fáil’s cllr Ken Murnane elected Mayor of Carlow for a second time

  By Suzanne Pender CLLR Ken Murnane has been elected mayor of Carlow, becoming the first person to ever hold...

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Apartments approved at former Carlow town bar premises

A premises in Carlow town which was previously a pub will be turned into single bed apartments MB Homes Ltd...

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Death notices and funeral arrangements

John Coyle The Laurels, Tullow Road, Carlow and formerly of Orwell Gardens, Rathgar, Dublin, June 17th 2021 in the care...

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Carlow Exchange gets one step closer

By Suzanne Pender THE multi-functional community space – The Carlow Exchange – inched another step forward in its development this...

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Large extension at Pres College approved

An extension to a local secondary school announced this week will have a massive impact on the provision of high...

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National News

DUP needs to be given ‘space’ after Poots resignation, Coveney says

By Michelle Devane, PA The “last thing” Northern Ireland needs is for its largest party to be divided, the Minister for Foreign Affairs has said. Simon Coveney said the DUP should be given “space” respond to the challenges it is...

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Public divided on pace of easing Covid restrictions, poll finds

A narrow majority of people say the reopening of social and economic life should proceed quickly, while a significant minority...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 9:19am Read More

Covid: Nphet may advise against travel to North due to Delta variant rise

Public health officials are mulling a recommendation against non-essential travel to the North due to the rise in Delta variant...

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Kerry Group to sell consumer foods unit to US firm for €819m

Thomson Reuters Irish food firm Kerry Group said on Thursday it would sell its British and Irish Consumer Foods’ Meats...

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Explained: What went wrong for Edwin Poots, the DUP’s shortest-serving leader?

By David Young, PA Edwin Poots is facing political oblivion only a month after achieving his career ambition – to...

Friday, 18/06/21 - 7:16am Read More

Carlow Sport

Cup final timetable released

Saturday 19 June 2021 Seniors Division 2 Cup Final: Carlow Rovers v St. Fiacc’s FC, 5pm, Referee: Mick Murphy, Gerry Bickerstaffe, Seamus Ivers. Seniors Division 1 Cup Final: Crettyard United v Baltinglass Town, 7.45pm, Referee: Morgan O’ Reilly, Jim Wynne,...

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Crettyard clinch O35 title

Crettyard United 1 Killeshin 0 IT was the battle of the experienced Crettyard versus the exciting Killeshin. It was the...

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Calling all Carlow walkers, joggers and runners!

Una Healy officially launches the 2021 Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon. This year sees the introduction of a brand-new Official...

Wednesday, 16/06/21 - 4:04pm Read More

Super Scott achieves European standard

CARLOW sprinter, Molly Scott, has put herself in pole position to be selected on the Irish team to take part...

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Daly thrilled with international call up

FORMER Carlow rugby player, Tom Daly, is delighted the news that broke earlier in the week that confirmed his place...

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