Carlow News

Ava’s stunning snap wins national photo competition

A STUNNING backdrop and an intuitive eye combined perfectly to earn a local teenager top spot in a national photography competition. Ava Kinsella, a 16-year-old transition year student at Coláiste Lorcáin, Castledermot was recently named the overall winner of a...

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Beauty spot on River Burrin is becoming a dumping ground

“WE used to swim down there as children; now you wouldn’t even put your foot it in,” complained a Carlow...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 10:38am Read More

Vintage club presents €2k to wheelchair association

THE Carlow Vintage and Classic Motor Club recently made a presentation of €2,000 to the Carlow Branch of the Irish...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 3:34pm Read More

Cakes and buns were baked to perfection at community street feast

THERE wasn’t a soggy bottom in sight! Every one of the cakes and buns that were on display in the...

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Rugby-mad Kyle is off to Japan as Ireland mascot

THERE will be extra reason to cheer on the Irish rugby team in Carlow this weekend, when a Tullow youngster...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 11:27am Read More

National News

Status Yellow thunder warning issued as lightning strikes leave thousands without power

Lightning strikes have left thousands of homes and businesses in the south-east without power this afternoon. File photo. Met Éireann has issued a status yellow warning for thunder for Waterford, Leinster and Monaghan. It will remain in place until 3am...

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Gardaí search for missing Kilkenny man

Gardaí in Kilkenny are appealing for help to find a man missing since yesterday. David Kelly, aged 52, who went...

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Applegreen CEO: Petrol prices will rise ‘from this weekend’

One of the country’s biggest fuel companies has said motorists can expect petrol prices to rise, starting this weekend. It...

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Two teenagers in hospital with ‘serious injuries’ in firework incident

Two teenage boys have been seriously injured in a firework incident in Dublin. File photo. The boys, aged 17 and...

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Garda overtime ban comes into effect and will be ‘severely curtailed’ for rest of year

Garda overtime has been severely curtailed for the rest of the year. In a directive from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris,...

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Carlow Sport

County managers looking ahead to new challenges

By Kieran Murphy FOLLOWING the ratification of Turlough O’Brien and Colm Bonnar as senior football and hurling managers at last week’s Carlow GAA county committee meeting, the two men have been working hard to finalise their management teams for 2020....

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Bagenalstown mount impressive comeback to make semi-final at expense of Old Leighlin

Bagenalstown Gaels 3-11 Old Leighlin 1-11 (after extra time) By Charlie Keegan BAGENALSTOWN Gaels fought back from half-time arrears of...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:41pm Read More

Palatine take the spoils

Palatine 1-8 Tinryland 1-7 By John Foley THERE may have been just a point between the sides at Netwatch Cullen...

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Kelly’s on fire as Éire Óg power into inter semi-finals

Éire Óg 2-10 Clonmore 0-5 By John Foley ÉIRE ÓG are through to the intermediate championship semi-final after a win...

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Smithers boys put Naomh Eoin on the right path

Naomh Eoin 2-15 Kilbride 3-10 By Charlie Keegan A NAOMH Eoin scoring burst of 2-4 between the 32nd and 41st...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 4:38pm Read More

National Sport

New Zealand blitz South Africa in heavyweight encounter

Richie Mo’unga of New Zealand iduring the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between New Zealand and South Africa. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile New Zealand fired an ominous warning of their grim focus to secure a record third-straight World...

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Rusty McIlroy happy to make Wentworth cut

Rory McIlroy has just about made the cut at the BMW PGA Championship. His second-round 69 saw him reach halfway...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 8:30am Read More

Braves beat Giants to clinch National League East title

The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight National League East title with a 6-0 trouncing of the San Francisco Giants...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 7:30am Read More

The meaning behind the All Black Haka

One of the highlights of any Rugby World Cup is the first glimpse of the famous All Blacks Haka. The...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 8:05pm Read More

Rugby World Cup Newsletter Day 2 – Heavyweight clash dominates Day 2 of Rugby World Cup

Here’s a preview of our Rugby World Cup daily newsletter, delivered direct to you mailbox every day at 4pm.   It’s...

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