Progressive GAA club seeks to build on last year’s success

THE juvenile section of Killeshin GAA Club is looking forward to a busy year of action and they kick things off with a registration night at the club on Sunday 1 March at 6pm. Juvenile secretary Paul Brennan says the...

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Leinster Marts marks notable anniversaries

A SPECIAL event was held on Monday 10 February to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Leinster Marts and the 60th anniversary of its predecessor, Carlow Co-Operative Marts. Local agricultural journalist John Shirley opened proceedings by addressing mart staff, board and...

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Petrol bomb attack on house in Graiguecullen

GARDAÍ believe that two petrol bombing incidents in the Carlow town area are linked. The latest shocking incident involving an...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 11:10am Read More

Life membership for IFA stalwarts

TWO members of Carlow IFA were given honorary life membership for their long-standing service recently. John Kehoe of Rathvilly IFA and...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:26pm Read More

Holy Angels overwhelmed by offers of help after van dies

THE Holy Angels Day Care Centre has been overwhelmed by offers of help after news of its broken-down bus went...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:25pm Read More

Myshall village wins top heritage award

MYSHALL’S efforts in promoting the area was recognised by the Heritage Council recently. The village’s ‘St Columbanus and the making...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 11:24am Read More

Annual book fair was heaven for bibliophiles

BIBLIOPHILES from all over the area travelled to Carlow College last Wednesday to attend an annual book fair. Thousands of...

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Special award for Carlow camera club stalwart

A FOUNDING member of Carlow Photographic Society (CPS) was recognised for his contribution to the group at its recent AGM....

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 1:20pm Read More

Innovative project will see fruit trees planted in local schools

THOUSANDS of fruit trees will be planted in schools across counties Carlow, Wicklow and beyond, thanks to a visual art...

Tuesday, 18/02/20 - 11:15am Read More

Grannies and grandads return to school for special day with the kids

THE generation gap was bridged beautifully when schools across the county flung open their doors to welcome grandparents into their...

Sunday, 16/02/20 - 3:30pm Read More

Terrific start to Snowdrop Month at Altamont Gardens

THE first signs of spring have prompted people all over the county to get out and participate in Snowdrop month...

Sunday, 16/02/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Carlow firm to offer fibre broadband to businesses

CARLOW-based Blacknight has become the latest company to offer gigabit fibre broadband services powered by SIRO. Blacknight this week announced...

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Restaurant gives diners a fork to farm experience

A WELL-known food enterprise has spread its wings across the Barrow and by all accounts it’s cooking up a storm....

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 3:20pm Read More

New car sales were down 4% in January

NEW car sales in January 2020 are down over 4% on last year, according to figures released recently by the...

Saturday, 15/02/20 - 1:10pm Read More

Bridge at Leighlin is 700 years’ old

THIS year marks the 700th anniversary of the building of the bridge at Leighlinbridge. The stone-built structure, which is thought to be Ireland’s...

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Fascinating history lecture on local stretch of Barrow Track

THE River Barrow hit the headlines in recent years over a proposed blueway, but the storied history is no less...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Club d’Art gig raises funds for African charity

THE small but beautifully-formed Club d’Art in Pembroke was packed to the proverbials when local rockers Tumbling Dice played a...

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Carlow punter wins €2.7m Lotto jackpot

IT WASN’T votes that one lucky Carlow Lotto punter was counting at the weekend but their new bank balance, having...

Friday, 14/02/20 - 11:10am Read More

Youngsters battle it out at CU schools quiz

MORE than 120 very clever school children took part in a nerve-wrackingly close contest recently when Baltinglass and District Credit...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 3:35pm Read More

Storm Ciara wreaks havoc on Carlow Castle

EIGHT-hundred years of history came crumbling down at the weekend with the collapse of a large section of the celebrated...

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