Carlow News

Much-loved teacher John Behan hangs up his mortar board

ONE of Knockbeg College’s favourite and most versatile teachers has just hung up his mortar board after more than three decades of service. Throughout his 32 years at his alma mater, John Behan variously taught a wide range of subjects,...

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Council to provide 20 houses for refugees over the next few months

HOUSES in Carlow town, Bagenalstown and Tullow are currently being purchased for Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the coming...

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Colette and James recall 50 years of wedded bliss on love-themed Late Late Show

VIEWERS of the Late Late Show on Friday night were treated to the romantic tale of a Bagenalstown couple born on...

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New season opens at Visual Carlow with lots for art lovers promised

A RECORD number of art lovers attended the official opening of the new season in Visual, where they were confronted...

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Innovative scheme aims to re-energise Tullow Street

A GRANT scheme to support businesses in Tullow Street has been launched. Carlow County Council announced details of the Tullow...

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Love on the rocks as Carlow has the highest divorce rate in Ireland

CARLOW has fallen hard for divorce, with the county having the highest divorce rate in Ireland for the second year...

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Mark’s song chosen as Eurovision entry

A SONG co-written by a singer/songwriter living in Baltinglass has just been chosen to represent Ireland in this year’s Eurovision...

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Parents’ pleasant surprise as hospital room is named after beloved Princess Ali

A LITTLE Carlow girl who touched the lives of so many during her own short life received a fitting legacy...

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Special athletes keep Olympic spirit alive in Carlow all year round

SPORT brings people together. Every week, scores of young people from Carlow and beyond practice with Carlow Special Olympics. In...

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Picture This open new music shop and school

ROCK band Picture This took time out of their busy schedule to officially open a music shop and school at...

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National News

No Lotto winner – jackpot heads for €3.5m

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €2,911,668.

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NUI Galway gets European funding to lead cutting-edge ‘Starstem’ project

A team of scientists at University College Galway has been awarded €6m for research from the European Commission. The consortium...

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Man charged in connection with cannabis factory found in Belfast

A 22-year-old man has been charged in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Belfast yesterday. The plants...

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New bill will help make political advertising on social media more transparent – Fianna Fail

Fianna Fáil TD James Lawless has introduced a new Bill in the Dáil which he says aims to ensure integrity...

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Gardaí make arrest during €1.6m cannabis seizure in Dublin

Gardaí have made an arrest after a drug seizure in Dublin. Officers searched an industrial unit in Newcastle, Co. Dublin,...

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Long delays at Dublin’s children’s hospitals as they see rise in patients with respiratory infections

Dublin’s three children’s hospitals are advising people to expect long delays at their Emergency Departments. Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght...

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IRA man ‘may have important evidence about Birmingham pub bombings’, UK High Court hears

Self-confessed IRA man Michael Hayes may have “important evidence” about the Birmingham pub bombings, a British High Court hearing has...

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Lena Dunham ’warned Clinton campaign about Weinstein’

Actress Lena Dunham claims that she warned Hillary Clinton’s communications director about Harvey Weinstein’s behaviour, according to a New York...

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Oireachtas Committee hears call for early referendum on the Eighth Amendment

There is a call by members of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment for a referendum on abortion to...

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Six women file lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein

Six women have filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, claiming that the movie mogul’s actions to cover up alleged assaults...

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