Carlow News

Death notices

Joseph (Doney) Curran Linkardstown Avenue, Tinryland and formerly of Ballybar Upper, Tinryland, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on 24 November at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Beloved husband of the late Mary, much loved father of John,...

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Minister Foley gets involved in uniform controversy at Presentation College, Carlow

By Elizabeth Lee EDUCATION minister Norma Foley is to receive a report into the controversy that has erupted in Presentation...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 6:14pm Read More

CCPC destroys over 51,000 unsafe toys

THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is urging consumers to be safety aware when they are buying gifts, particularly...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 6:03pm Read More

Family and friends mourn the passing of much-loved John

By Charlie Keegan JOHN Farrell, The Willows, Hacketstown Road, Carlow lost his long and brave battle with motor neurone disease...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 3:00pm Read More

Webinar on plan for high-speed broadband

  By Suzanne Pender NATIONAL Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company working to deliver the government’s National Broadband Plan, will hold...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 2:00pm Read More

Vaccines are coming, but we still need to do our bit

By Dr Fionnuala Ní Ghrainne EVERY time I plan to do another article, I wonder what more I can write...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 1:00pm Read More

IT Carlow to host virtual open day

By Elizabeth Lee RESTRICTION of movement for third-level students during these Covid times have forced colleges around Ireland to think...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 10:00am Read More

National News

Paramilitary threat made against journalist at Belfast paper

By James Ward, PA A journalist working for the Belfast Telegraph has been threatened by a loyalist paramilitary group. The breakaway South East Antrim UDA is being linked to the latest threat, following a spate of similar incidents earlier this...

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Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases

By James Ward, PA A Garda investigation into almost 4,500 DNA samples related to major crimes that were “lost” by...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 9:44pm Read More

Government may advise people not to travel to the North, says Varadkar

Digital Desk Staff The Government is considering advising people not to travel across the Border in the coming weeks as...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 8:38pm Read More

Six deaths and 269 new cases of Covid-19

Kenneth Fox A further six deaths and an additional 269 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed this evening by the...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 6:23pm Read More

Vintners express anger over kitchen rule for pubs to reopen

James Cox Making a distinction between pubs that have a kitchen and chef on site and those that serve food...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 6:23pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Mullins’ yard hitting form early in the season

ON Friday at Gowran Park, champion trainer, Willie Mullins, recorded a four-timer on a track he knows like the back of his hand and always wants to do well on. For him it is a home from home. Yet on...

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IT Carlow students doing 48 hour ‘Moveathon’ for Jack and Jill Foundation

IT Carlow Sports Science students in IT Carlow have organised a 48 hours of exercise event in aid of the...

Wednesday, 25/11/20 - 1:56pm Read More

Bolger and Foley set to do battle for position of Carlow GAA chairman

THERE are two nominations for the post of County Chairman which will be voted on at Carlow Convention which take...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 6:51pm Read More

Heartbreak for Carlow hurlers in Tralee

KERRY 2-22 CARLOW 1-23 KERRY scored two injury time points today in Tralee to break Carlow hearts and end their...

Saturday, 21/11/20 - 3:35pm Read More

Calling all Carlow GAA Clubs – Beko and Leinster GAA Launch Beko Club Champion

BEKO and Leinster GAA have today launched Beko Club Champion, a competition open for all Leinster GAA clubs. Aiming to...

Friday, 20/11/20 - 12:09pm Read More