Carlow News

Rambling night raises €1.4k for St Brigid’s NS

RATHANNA ICA presented a cheque for almost €1,400 to St Brigid’s National School in Bagenalstown for its special unit. The money was raised during the summer, when a very successful rambling night was held in the local hall. The principal and...

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Learners rewarded for all of their hard work

IT was a night of celebration for learners as the Kilkenny Carlow Education and Training Board (ETB) Back to Education...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 1:09pm Read More

Headshave duo raised €3k for kids’ ward in St Luke’s

TWO curly-headed mop-tops were utterly transformed when they went under the razor and emerged as svelte suedeheads! Friends Eoghan Cowan...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 10:55am Read More

Massive tome records 470 years of the Watson family from Kilconnor

A FASCINATING family history over four centuries merges with a remarkable insight into the social history of Co Carlow in...

Saturday, 09/11/19 - 3:05pm Read More

Four areas to get €100,000 grants

A WINDFALL of almost €400,000 has been allocated for improvements to four towns and villages across the county. Leighlinbridge has...

Saturday, 09/11/19 - 1:20pm Read More

National News

Restrictions on alcohol advertising come into effect today

New laws clamping down on alcohol advertisements come into effect from today. The measures include a ban on outdoor alcohol ads, such as on public transport and around schools and playgrounds. Alcohol adverts on children’s clothing and in cinemas for...

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Tests at Kildare plant may see boil water notice may be lifted today

The results of tests from the treatment plant at the centre of a boil water notice are expected later. It...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 7:05am Read More

Gardaí seize almost €1.5m of cocaine in Drogheda

Gardaí have seized almost €1.5m worth of cocaine in Co. Louth. The cocaine seized by gardaí today. Pic: Garda Press...

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President Higgins to attend special screening of climate change film at conference in Cork

President Michael D. Higgins will attend an Intergenerational Conference in Cork on Wednesday to give a keynote address on climate...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 10:05pm Read More

Judge to be appointed ‘by end of week’ on NI abuse compensation panel

By Press Association A judge to lead the panel overseeing compensation payments for institutional abuse victims in Northern Ireland will...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 6:45pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Clonmore’s Bolger announces bid for GAA presidency

By Kieran Murphy CLONMORE clubman, Jim Bolger, has put himself forward as a candidate to become President of the GAA. The election takes place at National Congress in Croke Park in 2020. If successful he would assume the role of...

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Early blitz sends Rangers on way to title

Mt Leinster Rangers 3-10 Bagenalstown Gaels 0-12 By Kieran Murphy THEY may be poles apart. A continent apart for sure...

Friday, 08/11/19 - 12:28pm Read More

Naomh Bríd push Wexford champions to the very end

Ballygarrett Realt na Mara (Wexford) 3-9 Naomh BrÍd 1-12 By Kieran Murphy THIS was Naomh Bríd’s best performance of the...

Thursday, 07/11/19 - 3:26pm Read More

Fine performances from local gymnasts at the European Championships

SIX gymnasts from the Carlow gymnastics club represented Ireland at the European Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships in Holon, Israel. Eilis O’Neill,...

Thursday, 07/11/19 - 11:23am Read More

Gaels find Rosenallis a step too far

Rosenallis 3-12 Bagenalstown Gaels 1-15 By Kieran Murphy TWO first-half goals from corner forward Donnagh Callally hung like an albatross...

Friday, 01/11/19 - 5:26pm Read More

National Sport

Higgins, Selby and Murphy progress to second round of Northern Ireland Open

By Press Association John Higgins, Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy safely reached the second round of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. World number five Higgins beat Chinese teenager Chang Bingyu 4-2, sixth-ranked Selby overcame Xu Si, also of China,...

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Groin injury rules Aaron Connolly out of November matches

Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark due to injury. The Brighton...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Robbie Henshaw returns to Leinster training ahead of European opener

Robbie Henshaw will return to Leinster training this week ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup opener with Benetton. The centre...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Aaron Connolly off injured for Brighton before big week for Republic of Ireland

Aaron Connolly was taken off with a groin injury on club duty ahead of a big week for the Republic...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 8:30pm Read More

McCarthy hits out at Derby over Keogh sacking

By Steve Neville Mick McCarthy has hit out at Derby’s termination of Richard Keogh’s contract. The Ireland manager was speaking...

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