Carlow News

At least one incumbent will bite the dust in Bagenalstown

THE only certainty about Bagenalstown Municipal District is that a sitting councillor will lose their seat on Friday. Nine candidates will contest the five seats in this area and with six sitting councillors on the ballot paper, at least one...

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Work on bridge in Tullow is slammed as ‘a shambles’

“AN EMBARRASSMENT” and a “shambles” is how work on the bridge in Tullow was described at last week’s meeting of...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 1:20pm Read More

All to play for in scaled-down Carlow district

CAN Sinn Féin hold its seat? Can Fine Gael win three seats? Can Fianna Fáil maintain its current three? Or...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 11:18am Read More

LIVE BLOG: CARLOW LOCAL ELECTIONS 2019 – THE COUNT

  00.43 Today’s events conclude with Tullow’s second count. No one is elected so the surplus of Charlie Murphy (363...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 10:36am Read More

Eimear on board of top pharma company

RATHVILLY native Eimear Moloney has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Chanelle Pharma, one of Ireland’s...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 3:17pm Read More

National News

#Elections2019: FG hit out at ‘absent’ Micheál Martin in Cork local election campaigns

Fine Gael’s Director of Elections, Minister John Paul Phelan, has lashed Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin for being absent in Cork City for the duration of the local council campaign. Fianna Fail party leader Micheal Martin TD pictured at the...

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Off-duty Garda dies while diving off Wexford’s Hook Head

An off-duty Garda has died after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford’s Hook Head. The father of four in...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 7:05pm Read More

#Elections2019: Divorce referendum set to pass with 82% of voters supporting law change

A Yes vote on a ballot paper in Ireland’s divorce referendum during counting in the Local and European Elections and...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:55pm Read More

Real IRA leader Seamus McGrane has died in prison

Real IRA leader who plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles in 2015 has died in...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:35pm Read More

#Elections2019: Green Party candidate becomes first elected Irish-Chinese local representative

The first elected councillor in Dublin City has pledged to press for better housing and cycle facilities after topping the...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 6:25pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Star boxer left heartbroken after IABA ban

By Kieran Murphy TULLOW Amateur Boxing Club is set for a battle with the ruling body of the sport – the Irish Amateur Boxing Association – after one of their boxers was denied an opportunity to fight for a national...

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Slow start costs Carlow dearly

Carlow 1-14 Kilkenny 3-22 By John Foley A SOLID second-half performance from Carlow offered some degree of respectability, comparatively speaking,...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 2:30pm Read More

‘Moral victories are in the past’

By Kieran Murphy DAVID English has been through thick and thin with both club and county. Sunday was a new...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 12:01pm Read More

Late point crushes minor hurlers’ hopes

Westmeath 2-13 Carlow 0-18 By Kieran Murphy A snap-shot just inside the Carlow 65m mark from substitute Evan Scally stole...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:15am Read More

Broderick is looking forward, not back

By Kieran Murphy It is hard to believe the battle to win Sam is already over two weeks in progress....

Thursday, 23/05/19 - 4:58pm Read More

National Sport

Late point secures famous win over Mayo and sends Roscommon into Connacht final

[score] [team1]Roscommon[/team1][score1]2-12[/score1] [team2]Mayo[/team2][score2]0-17[/score2] [/score] A Fintan Cregg point in the third minute of second-half stoppages scored Roscommon a famous Connacht semi-final win over Mayo, the county’s first championship triumph at the venue since 1986. With the sides having been level...

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Leinster make successful defence of Pro14 title against Glasgow

[score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]18[/score1] [team2]Glasgow[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Reigning champions Leinster made a successful defence of their Guinness PRO14 title as they battled to...

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:55pm Read More

Tyrone demolition leaves Antrim in the dust

[score] [team1]Antrim[/team1][score1]2-9[/score1] [team2]Tyrone[/team2][score2]2-23[/score2] [/score] Tyrone charged through to the Ulster SFC semi-finals with a demolition job at the Athletic Grounds....

Saturday, 25/05/19 - 8:45pm Read More

Airtricity League wrap: 10-man Bohs suffer late defeat

There is no change at the top of the Premier Division this evening as both Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers recorded...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Cullen apologises for Warriors and Rangers remark

Leo Cullen has apologised for comments made last week when he suggested that all of Glasgow Warriors’ players were Rangers...

Friday, 24/05/19 - 2:45pm Read More