Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Maurice Dowling Kellistown, Carlow, January 22nd 2022, peacefully in his sleep. Beloved husband of Anne and dear father of Muiris, Brendan, Patrick, Stephanie, Trevor, Jill, Ken and the late Colman. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, brothers...

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Gardaí rule out foul play after body of pensioner left at Carlow post office

Gardaí have ruled out foul play in their investigation of the death of a pensioner in Carlow. Garda inquiries are now focused on whether two men tried to use the dead man’s remains as a means of collecting his pension,...

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Mary was her family’s ‘compass and hero’

The late Mary Murphy   By Suzanne Pender A CLONEGAL family continue to mourn the loss of their ‘compass and...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 2:00pm Read More

Job creation in Carlow jumped by a whopping 117% in 2021

  By Suzanne Pender CO CARLOW saw a 117% rise in the number of job opportunities offered 2021 and further...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 12:00pm Read More

Seismic changes needed in the priesthood

  Fr Paddy Byrne IN the past three years in Ireland, 20% of clergy have died. The average age of...

Sunday, 23/01/22 - 10:00am Read More

Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Peader Doyle 199 Pollerton Road, Carlow On January 21 2022 (suddenly). Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Anne, sister...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 10:32pm Read More

Last remaining trees cut down at Milford Lock

A stand of trees beside the lock at Milford has been felled, leaving no trees at all remaining at one...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 10:21pm Read More

Paddy was a family man to the core who loved the great outdoors

The late Patrick Byrne   By Charlie Keegan HACKETSTOWN, Co Carlow lost one of its most respected and popular residents...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 3:00pm Read More

Carlow to get €175k for creative projects

  By Suzanne Pender OPPORTUNITIES for Carlow people of all ages to engage in creative projects have been made possible...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 1:00pm Read More

Will things change in the wake of Ashling’s death?

  By Michael Godfrey THE shocking death of Ashling Murphy last week sparked a nationwide outpouring of grief. Her senseless...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 12:00pm Read More

Extra €2m for road improvements

By Suzanne Pender CARLOW County Council has received an additional €2m for 2022 for improvements to national primary roads across...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 11:00am Read More

Glanbia farmers donate €20k to vaccine campaign

  By Suzanne Pender GLANBIA farmers have made a €20,000 donation to UNICEF Ireland’s ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’...

Saturday, 22/01/22 - 10:00am Read More

What’s planned for your area?

CARLOW County Council received nine planning applications between 14 and 21 January. Bagenalstown: Colm Corcoran and Olan Corcoran wish to...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 9:13pm Read More

Gardaí investigate death of man discovered at Carlow post office

Gardaí in Carlow are investigating the sudden death of an elderly man on the Staplestown Road today. A nearby house...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 6:02pm Read More

Post box is missing from Tullow Civic Offices

  By Elizabeth Lee The civic office in Tullow is without a post box so members of the public have...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 4:28pm Read More

Theft from car in Borris

Borris garda station   By Elizabeth Lee Gardaí are investigating a theft from a car in Lodge Court, Borris on...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 4:17pm Read More

Positive signs that National Ploughing Championships will go ahead

Members of the NPA meeting online with taoiseach Michéal Martin and minister for agriculture Charlie McConalogue to discuss this year’s...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 4:00pm Read More

New opportunities for Carlow crafters

  Cathaoirlach Fintan Phelan, Melissa Doyle, Business Advisor / EU Projects (Acting), Aileen Nolan, Carlow Arts Office, Seamus Doran, Assistant...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 3:07pm Read More

Tullow vigil remembers Ashling

  By Suzanne Pender THE people of Tullow joined in solidarity with the entire country last week to remember Ashling...

Friday, 21/01/22 - 3:00pm Read More

Declan Ganley granted 50% of legal costs in case against Covid restrictions on mass

Aodhan O’Faolain The High Court has ruled that businessman Declan Ganley is entitled to half of the legal costs he...

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