Carlow News

Eco-friendly dam nabs all sorts of rubbish

WHAT do you get when you put two old football nets, 120 plastic water bottles and 27 beach balls together? A very efficient way of catching litter and protecting a local river, that’s what! A group of youngsters called ‘The...

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Condron car sales scoop top award for online excellence

CAR industry judges were sold on what a Carlow dealer was offering as it scooped a provincial award recently. Condron...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Ploughman Eamonn defends world title in USA

CARLOW ploughing legend Eamonn Treacy was given a fine send-off as he bids for world championship success in the USA....

Friday, 23/08/19 - 10:56am Read More

Barber Julian is a cut above the rest

A TULLOW barber has made the cut for a prestigious hairdressing award. The Butcher Shop Barbers in the town’s Market...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Camogie players score top marks at FCJ Bunclody

TWO girls from east Carlow were among three FCJ Bunclody students who scooped top marks in their leaving certificate last...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

National News

‘Available Places’ scheme for students who didn’t accept CAO offer today opened

Students who did not accept a first round CAO offer are being told there are other avenues into third level education. The deadline for the first round passed this evening, with the second round opening on Wednesday. The CAO says...

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Irish man dies after incident in New York

Ciaran O’Boyle, Longford, who died in a fall in New York An Irishman has died in New York after suffering...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Almost €80,000 in cash seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Revenue have been granted a court order to detain almost €80,000 in cash seized at Dublin Port from a vehicle...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Ireland to take in migrants stranded on Mediterranean rescue ship

(Hannah Wallace Bowman/MSF/Sos Mediterranee via AP) Ireland is among six EU countries which have agreed to take in migrants stranded...

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‘I am over the moon’: Cork man to be reunited with family after Dengue fever scare in the Philippines

An Irish man who pleaded with the authorities to fast track his visa application for his Filipino wife and child...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:45pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Officers to discuss the future for Bonnar and O’Brien

By Kieran Murphy THE re-appointment of Colm Bonnar and Turlough O’Brien as managers of the Carlow senior hurling and football teams will be discussed at a Carlow GAA officers meeting this week. While it is almost certain Bonnar’s name will...

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Ballinkillen win a battle of wills

Ballinkillen 2-16 Naomh Eoin 0-14 By Kieran Murphy A certain RTÉ commentator can, almost to the point of distraction, rabbit...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:30pm Read More

Rangers win suggests they will take some stopping in race for senior glory

Mount Leinster Rangers 3-12 St Mullins 1-14 By Kieran Murphy TWO minutes into this senior hurling championship second round game...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 11:30am Read More

Ballinkillen are made to battle to the end

Ballinkillen 0-13 Burren Rangers 2-5 By Kieran Murphy A USEFUL-looking Ballinkillen side were never able to relax in this intermediate...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 4:48pm Read More

Lost opportunity for Naomh Eoin

St Mullins 2-10 Naomh Eoin 2-10 By Kieran Murphy AT the end of this intermediate A hurling championship second round...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 2:47pm Read More

National Sport

Ronan O’Gara faces stern test in first game as Top 14 head coach

Ronan O’Gara faces a stern test of his head coaching credentials on the opening weekend of the Top 14 season. His La Rochelle side will face an away trip to Clermont Auvergne’s fearsome Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday, where they have...

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One change for Cork ahead of semi-final clash at Croke Park

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has opted for one change in personnel ahead of Sunday’s mouth-watering TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 1:35pm Read More

Ireland will top World Rankings for first time ever if they beat England

A win over England tomorrow would put Ireland on top of the World Rankings for the first time ever. Last...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Munster face back-to-back games against Saracens as Champions Cup fixtures released

The importance of Munster getting a good start to their Champions Cup campaign was underlined by the release of the...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:35pm Read More

Edouard’s goal crowns impressive night for Celtic

Odsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. Celtic’s...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 10:40pm Read More