Carlow News

New business in Baltinglass produces candles and wax melts

    By Elizabeth Lee A TEACHER and a farmer who wanted to create a sustainable and environmentally-friendly candle have just launched a new business, Windsland Wax Melts, called after one of the fields on their farm. Teacher Aoife Burke...

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Dog thefts in Carlow part of lucrative business

AN increase in demand has led to worrying incidents of dog thefts in Co Carlow. In one case, an elderly...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 4:18pm Read More

Carlow project helping hundreds of people in need

A COMMUNITY initiative has seen hundreds of local families and individuals in need receive a little help. The Be Kind...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 4:13pm Read More

Culture Night acts brought a welcome return to normality

  By Suzanne Pender PEOPLE of all ages got into the spirit of Culture Night Carlow 2021, revelling in the...

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New housing plan ‘absolutely has to work’

  By Suzanne Pender THE new government housing plan, Housing for All, ‘absolutely has to work’ if Co Carlow is...

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Problem of dog fouling prompts ‘poo patrols’ to catch the culprits

By Elizabeth Lee and Joe Barrett DOG fouling has reached crisis point in parts of Carlow town and Graiguecullen as...

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Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Sean Kavanagh Pollerton Road, Carlow, passed away unexpectedly, on 26 September 2021 at his home. Funeral arrangements to follow...

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Uplifting experience of art and poetry

By Suzanne Pender AN UPLIFTING experience of art and poetry was hosted by Joan Coen at her home studio in...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 1:44pm Read More

IT Carlow launch centre of excellence

A third-level centre of excellence specialising in upskilling and reskilling for the insurance and financial services sectors will be launched...

Monday, 27/09/21 - 9:18pm Read More

Carlow woman is new CEO of Greyhound Racing Ireland

A CARLOW woman has been appointed as CEO of Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI). Dearbhla O’Brien is currently chief executive of...

Monday, 27/09/21 - 8:37pm Read More

National News

Warning issued over false widow spiders in Ireland

Elaine Keogh The National Poisons Information Centre has issued a warning about the false widow spider whose venom is more potent than that of native spiders and warned it shares two-thirds of its venom toxin with that of a true...

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Government approves ‘comprehensive’ review into Ireland’s planning laws

By James Ward, PA Government has approved a “comprehensive” review of Ireland’s planning legislation in a bid to boost the...

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Coveney announces independent review for Defence Forces abuse allegations

James Cox The State will urgently carry out an independent review into claims of abuse raised by women in the...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 8:03pm Read More

Stormont calls on governments to address allegations of collusion

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA The Stormont Assembly has passed a motion calling on the Irish and British governments to fulfil...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 7:32pm Read More

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

By James Ward, PA Ireland is to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda, the Minister for Health has...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 6:15pm Read More

Video: Taoiseach condemns organ incineration, Covid latest and murder trial

Covid latest Ireland has been ranked as the best place to be during Covid, according to Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking. It comes...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 6:07pm Read More

Michael Collins’ walking stick sells for thousands at auction

By David Young, PA A walking stick reputedly owned by Michael Collins has sold for more five times its estimate...

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Manslaughter trial hears ‘direct chain of causation’ from leg injury to blood clot

Brion Hoban A manslaughter trial has heard there is “a direct chain of causation” from a leg injury to the...

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Adoption tracing legislation ‘risks being found unconstitutional’

By James Ward, PA Failure to balance the privacy rights of mothers with the identity rights of children risks forthcoming...

Tuesday, 28/09/21 - 5:40pm Read More

Man pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder at Dublin apartment

Stephen Bourke A man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering a woman at a Dublin apartment...

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