Carlow News

Little Theatre gears up for next year’s playwrighting competition

Last year’s winning play Rest of the Story   By Suzanne Pender CARLOW Little Theatre has once again created an outlet for the creative process as they gear up for their second international playwriting competition. The group were overwhelmed by...

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Exhibition at Visual is a modern twist on classical architecture

By Suzanne Pender A FASCINATING new exhibition has just opened in Visual offering a modern twist on classical architecture and...

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Carlow action group raise awareness of violence in the home

By Elizabeth Lee A CAMPAIGNING group held an event in Carlow town last week to raise awareness of domestic abuse....

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Older people’s memoirs are now on display in Carlow library

L-R Arnold T Fanning, Project Facilitator, Cathaoirleach Fintan Phelan,   Sinead Dowling, Arts Officer, Dermot O’Leary Librarian and Dylan Thomas...

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Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Mary O’Brien (née) Kearney formerly of Mary’s Hair Salon, Regent Street, Bagenalstown and Ballinaboley, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow, 30th November...

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An Important Message From Santa!

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Carlow Co Council pass budget for 2022

CARLOW County Council passed a budget exceeding €60 million last week. The total budget for 2022 amounts to €62.23m, which...

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National News

Planning application submitted for €150m gas fired power station in Dublin

A planning application for a gas fired power station in Dublin has been submitted to Fingal County Council. The power station, proposed by Kilshane Energy Ltd (KEL), is estimated to cost in excess of €150 million. According to Kilshane Energy,...

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Government aiming to begin vaccination of primary school children before Christmas

Muireann Duffy Additional reporting by Vivienne Clarke. The Government is said to be aiming to commence the vaccination of primary...

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Fall in cancer diagnoses during the pandemic likely to cause ‘major challenge’

A new report from the National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI) has said early data suggests a drop in the number...

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Bank of Ireland fined €24.5m for decade-long IT failure

Padraic Halpin, Reuters The Central Bank has fined Bank of Ireland €24.5 million for technology failures the lender took more...

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Man arrested following criminal damage at Dart Station

Muireann Duffy A man has been arrested following an incident of criminal damage at Clontarf Dart Station on Wednesday. Gardaí...

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Carlow Sport

Rachael Blackmore interview by Patrick Mullins the cover story as Irish racing’s annual hits the shops

SOME play the game, some change it. March 2021 was the first Cheltenham in 20 years that there wasn’t the usual gang of champs in the weigh room. Geraghty had joined Walsh, McCoy and Carberry on the other side of...

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CARLOW’S VINNIE HOMAN TO BE HONOURED AT THE 2021 FEDERATION OF IRISH SPORT VOLUNTEERS IN SPORT

CARLOW’S Vinnie Homan will receive nationwide recognition for his years of dedicated volunteer work with Carlow Basketball Club at next...

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“Will you be watching the Late Late Toy Show?

PERHAPS it’s an attempt to avoid the rising Covid talk but there are only really two topics that any Irish...

Friday, 26/11/21 - 1:33pm Read More

Pre-season fixtures confirmed for Carlow GAA teams

BOTH the Carlow football and hurling teams will begin their 2022 seasons with games against Kildare after the fixtures for...

Thursday, 25/11/21 - 4:45pm Read More

Kehoe named on Irish U18 Basketball squad

CARLOW’S Jack Kehoe has been named on the Irish U18 Basketball squad that will prepare for the U18 European Championships...

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