Carlow News

Further rise in Covid figures around Carlow town

There has been a further rise of cases of Covid-19 in Carlow town and surrounding areas. There were 99 cases reported in the Carlow Local Electoral Area between 12-26 July. This is up from the previous figure of 66 cases....

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Carlow man (69) jailed for sexually abusing his nieces

  By Brion Hoban A CARLOW man, who sexually abused four children, including three of his nieces, has been jailed...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 9:04pm Read More

Intrepid Kathleen takes a leap of faith

Leaping off tall buildings! By Elizabeth Lee IMAGINE leaping off of one of Dublin’s tallest buildings even though you’re terrified...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 6:11pm Read More

Tile N Style is an expert one-stop shop for all home decorating needs

    #TILE N STYLE have just opened a new paint hub in their wonderful shop in Shamrock Business Park,...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 6:01pm Read More

Carlow is No 1 in Ireland for glass bottle recycling

  By Suzanne Pender CO Carlow saw a whopping 34% increase in glass bottle recycling during 2020 – the highest...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 5:25pm Read More

New culinary programme could lead to jobs at Carlow’s Talbot Hotel

A new programme designed to meet employer demands in the hospitality, tourism and catering industry will see successful candidates take...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 4:33pm Read More

Carlow Whiskey Society raises a dram with virtual tastings

CARLOW Whiskey Society is a fast-growing group that gets like-minded whiskey lovers together to learn about and enjoy a good...

Thursday, 29/07/21 - 4:19pm Read More

National News

Ireland’s vaccination programme ‘having massive benefits beyond expectations’

By Cate McCurry, PA Ireland’s vaccination programme is having “massive benefits beyond expectations”, the head of the Health Service Executive (HSE) said. Paul Reid said the rate of uptake of vaccines has set a very high bar for the rest...

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Covid hotspots: How many cases in your area?

Tomas Doherty Almost one in every 35 people in Carndonagh, Co Donegal had coronavirus over the last two weeks, according...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 6:30am Read More

Political leaders on both sides of the Border to discuss key issues

By Cate McCurry, PA Political leaders from Northern Ireland and the Republic will hold discussions on a range of issues...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 6:23am Read More

Business committee to discuss President’s concern over volume of legislation

By Cate McCurry, PA An emergency meeting of Oireachtas committees is be held after President Michael D Higgins raised concerns...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 6:18am Read More

Woman charged with baby’s murder in Belfast

By Trevor Marshallsea, PA A woman has been charged with the murder of a baby boy in north Belfast. The...

Friday, 30/07/21 - 6:13am Read More

Carlow Sport

Cliodhna’s brilliant hat-trick can’t prevent Carlow from falling to defeat against Wicklow

IT’S not too often that a player scores a hat-trick of goals in Championship football, and it’s even rarer for that to happen and that player still end up on the losing team but that’s the fate that befell Carlow’s...

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Renowned golf writer visits Carlow GC

IT  is probably true to say that Dermot Gillette has been and still is one of the leading golf writers...

Sunday, 25/07/21 - 6:33pm Read More

New wheels for Carlow’s fastest woman

DARREN Hayes Motors Ltd of Barrow Valley Retail Park, Carlow were very proud last week to present international athlete Molly...

Thursday, 22/07/21 - 12:01pm Read More

‘Buller’s’ medal returns home after 70 years!

DURING the recent Euros soccer finals great play was made by the English media and fans that the beautiful game...

Thursday, 22/07/21 - 11:50am Read More

Lawler continues to fine-tune preparations in Japan

CARLOW sprinter Marcus Lawler continues to work hard in Japan in the final stages of his preparations ahead of his...

Thursday, 22/07/21 - 11:40am Read More