Charity run in memory of much-loved Ann Marie has already raised €17,000

THE community of Ballymurphy and the wider Carlow area turned out in force to generously support a memorial walk and run in memory of the late Ann Marie Murphy (née Ralph). Around 800 people took part in the 5km and...

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Askea kids show their talent at games qualifier

THE creative minds of Askea’s young people were unleashed at the local Community Games model-making competition. Twenty-six children with plasticine in hand concocted a variety of imaginative creations from scratch. They had three hours to complete their models and the...

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Online writers group launched

IF you think you have what it takes to be Carlow’s next Stephen King or Celia Ahern, then you might...

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Kings of comedy ensured there were laughs aplenty in Clonegal

THE romantic entanglements of a middle-aged bachelor farmer proved hilarious fodder for the Clonegal Kildavin Drama Group recently. The group...

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Holy water venture raises vital cash for youth ministry

A GROUP of enterprising students have come up with a successful idea that’s been raising funds for Graiguecullen Killeshin parish...

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Back to school for grans and granddads

SCHOOL was extra-special recently for the youngsters in Kildavin, when their grandparents got to visit them in their classrooms. Once...

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Council gets €6.34m for road repairs during 2019

MORE than €6.34m in funding has been allocated to assist the repair of regional and local roads across the county...

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Kids’ respite house to open this year

A MUCH-anticipated respite house for Carlow children with disabilities is on track and due to open in 2019. Deputy Pat...

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Richie parties with Larry

NO party is complete without Richie Kavanagh, and that’s exactly what happened in RTÉ last week as Larry Gogan bid...

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Exhibition of renowned artist’s work is on display in Visual

A NEW season of exhibitions has just been launched at the Visual arts centre and features the most comprehensive collection...

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Cllr Walter Lacey calls it a day after three decades in politics

“A BOLT out of the blue” was how councillors reacted yesterday (Monday), when cllr Walter Lacey announced that he was...

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Fenagh beauty salon wins major prize at Irish Wedding Awards

THE Hair and Beauty Chalet at Cloneygath, Fenagh was recognised as the best in the business at the recent Irish...

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Iconic crosses raise €3.4k for charity on St Bridget’s Day

THE dark and gloomy days of January are finally behind us as the dawning of 1 February heralds a new...

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Concern that people are sleeping rough in Carlow

TWO people in Carlow are currently sleeping in their vans because they haven’t got anywhere else to go, while another...

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Kind home wanted for adorable dogs

THE ISPCA is appealing for a home for a pair of dogs named Herbert and Ellie, who were left abandoned...

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Sentencing of Myshall couple for cruelty to animals is adjourned until Friday week

THE sentencing of a Myshall couple who pleaded guilty to a total of 60 animal welfare offences had to be...

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175 council houses to be built this year

A TOTAL of 175 new houses are expected to be constructed in the Carlow Municipal District in 2019. A housing...

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Tullow Road community project gets one step closer

PLANS for a community-led development project at Tullow Road took a positive step forward last week. Director of services Michael...

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IT and Carlow College agree to work together

CARLOW’S two third-level colleges, IT Carlow and Carlow College, have signed a formal agreement that will see them working more...

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Cassin quits SF after row with party bosses

A ROW over candidate selection has lead to Sinn Féin councillor John Cassin dramatically announcing his decision to leave the...

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