Mensana helps people ‘connect’ with new friends

HUNDREDS of people took part in this year’s Mensana Festival, Carlow Mental Health Association’s series of events aimed at promoting positive mental health. From walking tours and park runs, from sound baths to kettle singing and from events to overcoming...

Read More

GAA boss kick-starts charity drive with a little help from the angels

THE Carlow public is encouraged to support an Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) fundraising drive in November. The IWA in Carlow was joined by the director general of the GAA Tom Ryan to officially launch its national fundraising Angels campaign. The...

Read More

Community rallies around to rebuild home for elderly couple

A COMMUNITY is rallying around an elderly couple and has vowed to rebuild their home after it was gutted in...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 10:57am Read More

Rathoe decision described as ‘done and dusted’

IT is now “virtually impossible” to stop construction of a lithium ion battery storage unit in Rathoe, despite continued unrest...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 3:10pm Read More

‘Day with Ducketts’ gives glimpse of life in the 1800s

IT was like stepping onto the set of Downton Abbey or turning the clock back 100 years at Duckett’s Grove...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 1:10pm Read More

Parents bid ‘Cheerios’ to pupils for Childline

GRAIGUECULLEN Parish Childcare Centre took part in the Cheerios breakfast morning in aid of Childline recently, with parents turning out...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 10:47am Read More

Highfield residents’ group install life-saving device

ANOTHER much-needed defibrillator has been unveiled in Carlow town after a residents’ committee in Highfield decided that it would be...

Sunday, 20/10/19 - 3:25pm Read More

Great turnout for hurling club quiz

THE season may be drawing to a close, but that didn’t stop Setanta Ceatharlach putting its members to the test...

Sunday, 20/10/19 - 1:23pm Read More

Bus service for Carlow ready to go to tender

THE journey towards a new bus service for Carlow town gathered pace last week with the announcement that the project...

Sunday, 20/10/19 - 11:22am Read More

Senator seeks clarity on numbers waiting for home-help support

FIANNA Fáil senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor has called for clarity regarding the exact number of people on a waiting list...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 3:21pm Read More

New kitchen serves up healthy food at Educate Together NS

TEACHERS and pupils alike were delighted in Carlow Educate Together recently when a new school kitchen, complete with delicious hot...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 1:18pm Read More

Boot campers will complete marathon and 80km cycle in one day for little kids

AN 80-kilometre cycle, a 42-kilometre run around Dublin city and another 80 kilometre cycle … that’s what 20 diehard fitness...

Saturday, 19/10/19 - 11:14am Read More

Fitness initiative for kids is launched at IT Carlow

INTERNATIONAL research recently revealed that a shocking 18% of primary school children meet the national physical activity guidelines. The research...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 3:12pm Read More

Visitors flock to ancestral homes during Carlow’s Big Houses Festival

A CHANCE to peek behind the doors of some of the county’s most lavish mansions has attracted huge interest this...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 1:11pm Read More

Local Enterprise Office to get €2.5m in funding

CARLOW Local Enterprise Office is to receive funding from the new €2.5 million Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Competitive Fund. Last...

Friday, 18/10/19 - 11:09am Read More

Celebrity chef Edward served up some tasty bites at school fundraiser

CELEBRITY chef Edward Hayden served up some wonders as part of a fundraiser for Tullow Community School. The school and...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 3:08pm Read More

Four local schools take part in German public speaking contest

THE inaugural German public speaking competition took place recently in Presentation College, Carlow. The brainchild of German teacher Una Byrne,...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 1:03pm Read More

Restaurant owners receive coveted Michelin awards

RESTAURATEURS from the local area had their talents honoured when the Michelin Guide dished out this year’s round of Bib Gourmand...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 10:41am Read More

IT Carlow nurse wins two national awards

THERESA Lowry-Lehnen, a full-time nurse and an associate lecturer at IT Carlow, has just scooped two major awards – one at the IPNA...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 3:10pm Read More

Football match in memory of Darren raised over €5,000

THE proceeds of a fundraiser in memory of a Bagenalstown man were presented to Pieta House recently. A total of...

Wednesday, 16/10/19 - 1:05pm Read More