Abortion talk prompts walkout during Mass at Carlow cathedral

FAMILIES concerned at a pro-life talk walked out of Carlow cathedral midway through Masses last Sunday. Parents said they were to forced to leave, as they felt it was inappropriate that a sensitive, adult topic such as abortion be discussed...

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Thoughtful teen Shannen shaves her long locks for Irish Cancer Society

A LEAVING cert student decided to shave off her long, lustrous locks just months before her debs ball to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. Eighteen-year-old Shannen Cotter, a student at Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach, raised a staggering €4,080 when she...

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Aspiring jockey Rachel is crowned Miss Carlow

AN 18-YEAR-OLD aspiring jockey was crowned Miss Carlow and will now represented the county when the national finals of Miss...

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Knockbeg tractor day raises €1,000 for heart foundation

KNOCKBEG students recently continued a long and charitable tradition in the school with this year’s annual tractor run in aid...

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Council cock-up puts €1.5m Tullow plan in jeopardy

€1.5 MILLION for Tullow has been put in jeopardy after a council cock-up stopped a new traffic layout dead in...

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Heartbroken dad runs marathon for parental bereavement charity

A FATHER who suffered the loss of a stillborn child ran the Dublin City Marathon to raise funds for Feileacáin,...

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Latest fitness craze has given blind runner Karen a new lease of life

A CARLOW woman who has been blind since birth has spoken of her newfound love for running, saying it has...

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Portrait artist Cora launches new book of paintings

A DECADE of work was proudly displayed for family, friends and fans to enjoy last week as local artist Cora...

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Two men arrested after cannabis found at house in Carlow town

TWO Polish nationals appeared before a special sitting of Carlow District Court on Saturday night after €1.6 million worth of...

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History society honours top students at awards ceremony in county museum

THE winners of this year’s Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society’s National Schools History Project competition had their wonderful efforts and...

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Carlow garda urges organ donation

A CARLOW garda has spoken of the selfless decision his family made to donate his mother’s organs, ultimately saving the...

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IT students are top gamers

IT CARLOW students came out on top at this year’s Games Fleadh in LIT Thurles recently. The Games Fleadh, hailed...

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Rape victim has been left with serious life-changing injuries after savage attack in Pollerton

A CARLOW man who raped and seriously assaulted a woman in her 50s has left her with life-changing injuries from...

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Colm’s comic was a sell-out success at launch in Dublin

CARLOW man Colm Griffin enjoyed a highly successful launch to his comic book Ocean City on Wednesday 7 March in Dublin’s Forbidden...

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Toy firm teams up with Keenan to produce new model

ONE of farming’s most iconic brands has been immortalised in toy form with the launch of an exciting replica model...

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Pres students make their voices heard … and seen

IT TOOK five teachers, almost 800 students, members of the PE department and our photographer, but it was all worth...

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Mia’s Paddington costume steals the at Book Day event

“SHE was like a little celebrity, she loved it! She had a ball in it!” Dave Cullen said about his...

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Local ladies celebrate International Women’s Day

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day saw a scramble of social media messages being pinged around the world and thousands of events taking...

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Pricemania’ hits Tullow as stars of X Factor top the bill at variety show

THERE were near hysterics in Mount Wolseley Hotel when St Patrick’s GAA Club hosted its first-ever variety show. The function...

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Igloo trad music session goes viral

A CARLOW man was one of a trio of traditional musicians in Kilcock, Co Kildare who have amassed more than...

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