Carlow News

Mensana helps people ‘connect’ with new friends

HUNDREDS of people took part in this year’s Mensana Festival, Carlow Mental Health Association’s series of events aimed at promoting positive mental health. From walking tours and park runs, from sound baths to kettle singing and from events to overcoming...

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GAA boss kick-starts charity drive with a little help from the angels

THE Carlow public is encouraged to support an Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) fundraising drive in November. The IWA in Carlow...

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Community rallies around to rebuild home for elderly couple

A COMMUNITY is rallying around an elderly couple and has vowed to rebuild their home after it was gutted in...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 10:57am Read More

Rathoe decision described as ‘done and dusted’

IT is now “virtually impossible” to stop construction of a lithium ion battery storage unit in Rathoe, despite continued unrest...

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‘Day with Ducketts’ gives glimpse of life in the 1800s

IT was like stepping onto the set of Downton Abbey or turning the clock back 100 years at Duckett’s Grove...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

National News

Gardaí have legal obligation to seize CCTV footage when investigating crime, court hears

By Olga Cronin An Garda Síochána is “not a surrogate” for the Data Protection Commissioner and gardaí have an inescapable legal obligation to seize CCTV footage when investigating crime, a barrister has told the Special Criminal Court. File image. Prosecution...

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Coveney: We are supportive of a flexible Brexit extension

By Press Association Tanaiste Simon Coveney speaking at the Crown Plaza Hotel during the annual Belfast Chamber of Commerce lunch....

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More than double adverse reactions to medicines reported to Health Products Regulatory Authority last year

By Evelyn Ring Adverse reactions to medicines reported to the Health Products Regulatory Authority more than doubled last year, it...

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Charging an electric car on public network could cost over three times as much as charging at home

By Kevin O’Neill Electric car owners could pay more than three times as much to charge their car using on-street...

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Mother who suffocated her child had a "fixed, false and psychotic view" of autistic condition, court hears

By Alison O’Riordan A mother on trial had a “fixed, false and psychotic view” of her child’s autistic condition and...

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Carlow Sport

National snooker championship for Chloe

THE sixth RILSA National Special Needs Snooker Championship was held at Sharkx, Newbridge recently with Chloe Hutton from St Laserian’s, Carlow took the title in a great final against Sileena Ennis from St Mark’s, Newbridge. This is the second time...

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O’Halloran skippers Ireland at Aussie Rules Euros

By Cóilín Duffy GRANGE man Paul O’Halloran captained Ireland to a third-placed finish at the European Aussie Rules Championships in...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 2:32pm Read More

The Forum By John Foley- Shooting Stars

THE roar which greeted Jason O’Neill’s winning point, four minutes into injury time at the end of Sunday’s senior hurling...

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Big two set for county hurling showpiece

By Kieran Murphy FOR the fourth time in five years, Mount Leinster Rangers and St Mullins will come face to...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 6:36pm Read More

Ballinkillen let St Mullins out of jail

St Mullins 3-19 Ballinkillen 1-19 By Kieran Murphy THIS senior hurling championship semi-final at Netwatch Cullen Park on Saturday will...

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National Sport

Five Dundalk players, four from Rovers, named in PFAI Team of the Year

Dundalk celebrate the league title win Five players from SSE Airtricity Premier Division champions Dundalk have been included in the PFAI Team of the Year. Sean Gannon, Sean Hoare, Chris Shields, Patrick Hoban and Michael Duffy have all made the...

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Ladies football Players’ Player of the Year nominees announced

By Steve Neville Dublin stars Siobhán McGrath, right, and Sinéad Goldrick. Picture: Sportsfile Two All-Ireland champions and one beaten finalist...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 2:40pm Read More

McIlroy opts to represent Ireland at 2020 Olympics admitting ‘I made it more difficult for myself’

By Steve Neville Rory McIlroy has said he will play golf at the Olympics for Ireland. The Holywood native told...

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‘I can’t remember how many stab wounds’: Dublin star Cooper opens up about 2014 assault

By Steve Neville Picture: Sportsfile Dublin football star Jonny Cooper has opened up about being assaulted in 2014. The All-Ireland...

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Tuam give hope of stopping Corofin’s three-in-a-row All-Ireland quest

By Peter McNamara So Corofin got out of jail in their Galway SFC final against Tuam Stars last Sunday, writes...

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