Carlow News

Dog owners facing poop bag by-law

A NEW by-law could make it an offence for dog walkers not to carry bags for their pet’s poop. At April’s meeting of the council, the issue of dog fouling was raised once again. Fine Gael’s Fergal Browne lauded the...

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Students win trip to Europe for prestigious history competition

TWO young women with a deep passion for politics will jet off to Europe to represent Ireland in a prestigious...

Sunday, 21/04/19 - 12:14pm Read More

Sleep-out on Tullow Street raises cash for Focus Ireland

FOURTEEN people gave up their warm, comfy beds and slept on just cardboard boxes so they could raise awareness and...

Sunday, 21/04/19 - 10:12am Read More

Former soccer boss Brian Kerr opens charity shop on the Hacketstown Road

FORMER Republic of Ireland football manager Brian Kerr was in Carlow town recently to officially open a new shop for...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 4:10pm Read More

Slimmers raise €5,000 for charity

CARLOW’S slimmers have shed the pounds and raised thousands of euros for charity. Members of Slimming World in the county...

Saturday, 20/04/19 - 1:08pm Read More

National News

More than 140 people contact police with information on Lyra McKee murder

More than 140 people have contacted police in Derry with information into the murder of Lyra McKee. Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy, the lead detective in the investigation, this evening hailed the “massive public positive response”. Ms McKee, 29, died after...

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Gardaí warn ‘Border Works Road’ in Killarney closed due to gorse fire

There is a large gorse fire in Killarney in County Kerry. Gardaí are advising motorists that the Ballaghisheen to Waterville...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 8:20pm Read More

INTO signal breakthrough in securing pay equality for new entrants to primary school teaching

A breakthrough in securing pay equality for new entrants to primary school teaching has been signalled by the Irish National...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 5:40pm Read More

Suspect devices found in Drogheda following discovery of gun

Suspect devices have been found in Drogheda, County Louth. The discovery was made after a gun was found at wasteground...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 5:20pm Read More

Fire in Down ‘being treated as suspicious’ by PSNI

Detectives in the North are appealing for witnesses after a fire in Co Down. It broke out at Tollymore Forest...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 5:20pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Turlough O’Brien to Appeal Suspension

By Kieran Murphy The Carlow senior football management pair of Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher, along with player Brendan Murphy, look set to get involved in a protracted battle within the corridors of Croke Park’s disciplinary process in the coming...

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Palatine goals make all the difference

Palatine 3-9 Ballinabranna 1-12 By Kieran Murphy THREE first-half goals were the difference between these two sides in the senior...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 2:21pm Read More

Éire Óg are let off the hook

Éire Óg 0-14 Clonmore 0-11 By Kieran Murphy A YOUTHFUL Clonmore side came within a whisker of pulling off a...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Minors ready for championship

Leinster Minor Football Championship Carlow v Laois Tuesday, 23 April, IT Carlow, 7.30pm THE Carlow minor footballers play Laois in...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 12:19pm Read More

Experience proves crucial

Paul Flood Cup semi-final Tullow 24 Edenderry 17 By Kieran Murphy TULLOW won a bruising encounter against a good Edenderry...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 10:15am Read More

National Sport

Burrows Saint wins Irish Grand National

Ruby Walsh with Burrows Saint. Picture: Andres Poveda Willie Mullins smashed his BoyleSports Irish Grand National hoodoo as Burrows Saint led home a one-two-three for the trainer in the marathon handicap chase at Fairyhouse. The well-backed 6/1 favourite was given...

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Johann van Graan looks ahead to Connacht clash as Taute confirms Leicester move

Munster boss Johann van Graan insists he is committed to improving his existing squad as the province bids to win...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 2:10pm Read More

Semi-final win over Dublin a ‘confidence builder’, says Cork Ladies Football manager

Cork 1-18 Dublin 2-14, after extra-time Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald believes his young side have the potential to return to...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 9:10am Read More

Boston Celtics seal play-off passage with clean sweep against Pacers

The Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 110-106 to seal a series sweep and become the first team to advance...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 7:45am Read More

Top 10s for Lowry and Power as Pan clinches dream win in RBC Heritage

Chinese Taipei’s CT Pan clinched a dream victory as Shane Lowry finished tied third and Seamus Power took a big...

Monday, 22/04/19 - 7:20am Read More