Carlow News

Clonmore GFC confirms positive case

By Suzanne Pender Clonmore GFC has this evening confirmed that one of their players has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement released by the club on social media, Clonmore GFC confirmed that one of their players has tested positive...

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Tullow Marathon Runners hit the front for charity

  By Suzanne Pender   THE Dublin marathon may have been cancelled, but that hasn’t stopped a group of gritty...

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Another big rise in Carlow cases

The number of Carlow cases of Covid-19 has again risen significantly on Thursday evening. It was announced this evening that...

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How important is the local pub in a small community?

    There was a time when the typical Irish village had three features – the church, the school and...

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Recent deaths in County Carlow

    Anita Hennessy  Anita Hennessy, 50 Caterham Drive, Old Coulsdon, Surrey CR51JH, died August 11 2020 peacefully at East...

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Daycation boom for some Carlow tourism businesses

It’s been more ‘daycation’ than ‘staycation’ but a flood of visitors has buoyed many Carlow tourism businesses, but it has...

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Town park event postponed due to Covid increases

  By Suzanne Pender UNITED Against Racism Carlow/Kilkenny has announced its decision to postpone its planned event this Saturday. In...

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National News

House badly damaged after Dublin eviction

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is demanding answers from the gardaí about the presence of officers at an eviction in Dublin’s north inner city yesterday. The ICCL says gardaí seem to have played a “supportive role” when the...

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Covid-19: 92 new cases, no additional deaths

Face masks have been mandatory since Monday in the Republic. Image: PA An additional 92 cases of Covid-19 have been...

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Zero-Covid island unlikely due to political reasons, committee hears

Additional reporting by Press Association UPDATED: 6.55pm A ‘zero-Covid island’ policy is not possible to achieve due to political differences...

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Footballer and coach remanded in custody over €3m heroin seizure

Former League of Ireland player Keith Quinn, 31, of Monastery Gate Avenue in Clondalkin, was remanded in custody. Photo: INPHO/Ryan...

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Stormont leaders disagree over Northern centenary celebrations

Sinn Féin’s deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill and DUP leader and first minister Arlene Foster have differing views regarding the...

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Carlow Sport

Offside or not?

Despite a spirited second half showing, New Oaks Boys bowed out of the Leinster FA Junior Cup today after a 1-0 defeat at home to Oliver Bond Celtic. The game hinged on a disallowed second half goal for the Carlow...

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O’Neill leaves lasting legacy in Carlow ladies football

By Kieran Murphy THE passing of Jenny O’Neill (née Kelly) has left a deep void in the lives of her...

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SHC – Spear tackle prompts emphatic Rangers response

SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 2 Mount Leinster Rangers 1-16 Naomh Eoin 2-5 By Kieran Murphy   MATCH officials, John Hickey,...

Tuesday, 04/08/20 - 8:22pm Read More

SHC – Ballinkillen upset the odds with deserved win

SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 2 Ballinkillen 3-14 St Mullins 0-14 By Kieran Murphy   THE senior hurling championship was burst...

Tuesday, 04/08/20 - 8:18pm Read More

Carlow soccer prepared for ‘new normal’

By Harry Shorthose SOCCER made its return to Carlow recently following the Covid-19 outbreak and ensuing lockdown as the Over-35’s...

Monday, 03/08/20 - 11:39am Read More