Carlow News

Tullow’s Jim hopes to bring home the bacon at world butchery challenge

A TULLOW butcher is hoping to bring home the bacon as part of a Team Ireland Butchers line-up that will represent Ireland at the next World Butchery Challenge. Jim Murphy from Murphy’s Family Butchers, Tullow has been named on Team...

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Hurling club run was blessed with summer sunshine

SETANTA Cheatharlach put aside the hurling kit for one day only to don running gear as part of its annual...

Sunday, 23/06/19 - 1:50pm Read More

Celebrating green awards

PUPILS from all over Carlow descended on Hotel Kilkenny recently for the annual green schools regional awards ceremony. A large gathering...

Sunday, 23/06/19 - 10:56am Read More

‘There will be hell to pay’ if director is not present

A LOCAL councillor vowed “there’ll be hell to pay” if a director of services was not in attendance at every...

Saturday, 22/06/19 - 3:55pm Read More

Richie’s world cup song supports our rugby heroes

THE famed Carlow songster is at it again! The inimitable Richie Kavanagh has once again put pen to paper to...

Saturday, 22/06/19 - 1:43pm Read More

National News

Courts Service say fine pay option explains drop in speed convictions

The Courts Service has said a new initiative giving motorists a further chance to pay a fine for a road traffic offence, rather than go to court, explains a dramatic reduction in speeding convictions. Figures provided by Justice Minister Charlie...

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Health workers’ strike to go ahead on Wednesday

A 24-hour strike by some 10,000 HSE support staff at 38 hospitals and healthcare facilities is set to go ahead...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 5:05pm Read More

Call for numbers being sentenced to prison to be ‘urgently reduced’

The number of people being sentenced to prison – in the main for relatively short sentences – needs to be...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 4:45pm Read More

Dublin’s first co-living housing block refused planning permission

Dublin’s first co-living housing block has been refused planning permission. Stock image An Bord Pleanála says the rejected development at...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 4:35pm Read More

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in the face outside train station

Gardaí are looking to speak to anyone who witnessed an attack in Dublin in which a man was stabbed in...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 3:55pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Coady says GAA is failing weaker hurling counties

By Kieran Murphy WITHOUT even playing a game for the Carlow senior hurlers this year, Paul Coady has struck a blow for hurling’s weaker counties. The Mount Leinster Rangers man has condemned the GAA for their lack of support for...

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No comfort in defeat for U20s

Offaly 1-20 Carlow 1-17 By Kieran Murphy IN an age where Carlow throw their noses up at moral victors the...

Friday, 21/06/19 - 2:08pm Read More

Carlow get championship off to a winning start against Wexford

Carlow 2-11 Wexford 0-11 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW got their All-Ireland camogie intermediate championship off to the best possible start...

Friday, 21/06/19 - 12:07pm Read More

Rathvilly drive ahead in final quarter

Rathvilly 1-16 Old Leighlin 1-6 A STRONG last-quarter surge from Rathvilly swung this senior football league Division 1 football semi-final...

Friday, 21/06/19 - 10:06am Read More

No fuss as Éire Óg progress

Éire Óg 2-8 Palatine 0-8 By Kieran Murphy AT last Tuesday evening’s Carlow GAA county committee meeting, delegates Seamus Donohoe...

Thursday, 20/06/19 - 5:04pm Read More

National Sport

Ireland’s Walker and Walsh progress in boxing, but Gardiner leaves European Games

Another positive day so far for Irish boxers at the European Games in Minsk, with assured victories for Kurt Walker, Grainne Walsh and Michaela Walsh, but Dean Gardiner was eliminated by one of the favourites for the super-heavyweight crown. Walker...

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IRFU sanction player over pub incident

The IRFU have sanctioned a player in connection with an incident in a bar in Dublin. An IRFU investigation into...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 2:45pm Read More

GAA podcast: Should Kerry sweep? Cork binning excuses. The adoration of Michael Murphy. Tripping Dublin

Mike Quirke reviews the GAA weekend with Oisín McConville, Donncha O’Connor and Tony Leen. [media=scloud-auto]https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/641315199[/media] [marketing=iesportpodcast] Where have all the...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 2:25pm Read More

GAA confirm throw-in times for football qualifiers

The CCCC have confirmed the throw-in times for this Saturday’s third-round qualifiers in the All-Ireland senior football championship. Kildare will...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 2:15pm Read More

Rafa Benitez to leave Newcastle when contract expires on June 30

Rafael Benitez will leave Newcastle when his contract expires on June 30, the club have announced. Benitez joined the club...

Monday, 24/06/19 - 12:35pm Read More