Gardaí honoured for bravery and dedication

DEDICATED members of the Carlow Garda District were honoured on Wednesday 18 December 2019 when they were presented with commendations for excellent police work over the last 12 months. Acts of bravery and dedication to the people of Carlow were...

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Nollaig na mBan celebration raises funds for hospice

THE fifth annual Nollaig na mBan celebration in aid of the County Carlow Hospice Committee was held on Saturday 4 January at The Barn, Ballinacarrig. This wonderful event was the brainchild of Mary Keenan of Ballinacarrig House, who extends the...

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Parked cars a problem for emergency vehicles

EMERGENCY vehicles are blocked from accessing some houses in Hillbrook Estate, Tullow unless residents move their cars. The unacceptable situation...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 11:10am Read More

Carlow joins other counties to promote positivity on ageing

CARLOW recently joined forces with four age-friendly groups from the southeast at a Positive Ageing conference in Kilkenny. The meeting...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Super-fit athletes raise vital funds for two special girls

A GROUP of fitness fanatics who cycled from Carlow to Dublin, ran the city marathon and cycled all the way...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 1:20pm Read More

Flat-pack store will bring new jobs to Carlow

SCANDINAVIAN flat-pack furniture shop JYSK has set its sights on Carlow in 2020. The Danish company is in negotiations to...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 11:10am Read More

Staff at Kerry Foods give Rape Crisis Centre a welcome makeover

FIFTEEN staff members from Kerry Foods spent several days at the Carlow Rape Crisis Centre recently, when they painted and...

Thursday, 16/01/20 - 3:20pm Read More

Mature students win scholarships to study at Carlow College

PATRICIA Bird from Hacketstown and Orla Fitzgerald of Tinryland have been awarded third-level scholarships for adult learners so they can...

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Pipe bomb attack on house in Tullow

THE people of Tullow were reeling with shock after a house at the edge of town was attacked with a...

Thursday, 16/01/20 - 11:10am Read More

Stunning fireworks display lit up the skies at scenic Borris

THE fireworks display in Borris on New Year’s Eve has been deemed a “massive success”, with more than 3,000 people...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 3:09pm Read More

Students strive to make the world a better place

TYNDALL College has a proud tradition of environmental care and that looks set to continue as the staff and students...

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Carlow schools to receive new grant for computers

ALL primary and post-primary schools in Carlow will receive a new grant to buy key technology such as PCs, laptops,...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 10:50am Read More

Youth orchestra to mark birthday at NCH

CARLOW Youth Orchestra is to take part in a prestigious music festival in the National Concert Hall, Dublin, while also...

Tuesday, 14/01/20 - 3:36pm Read More

Working to breath new life into buildings and local communities

THE simple things in life are often the most important. People need friends and conversation and a place to meet....

Tuesday, 14/01/20 - 1:31pm Read More

BEAM gardens are an oasis of calm in the heart of Bagenalstown

RESEARCH reveals that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies. What you are seeing,...

Tuesday, 14/01/20 - 11:19am Read More

CBS teachers win top award and €1.5k

ST Mary’s Academy CBS, Carlow celebrated a significant award just before Christmas! The school continues to grow, with current plans...

Sunday, 12/01/20 - 3:05pm Read More

Christmas concert was a joy to behold

FOR many, the wonderful carol service in the Cathedral of the Assumption heralded the beginning of Christmas, with hundreds gathering...

Sunday, 12/01/20 - 12:03pm Read More

Carlow down in the dumps on latest little league table

CARLOW town has been slated yet again in an An Taisce report about litter, as the town weighs in at...

Saturday, 11/01/20 - 3:02pm Read More

Dog companion charity gets €500 from Aldi

MY Canine Companion is the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme, receiving €500 from its supermarket at...

Saturday, 11/01/20 - 12:00pm Read More

Consummate evening of music remembered much-loved Paddy

A WONDERFUL evening of music in memory of a much-loved local man raised vital funds for a very worthy cause...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:20pm Read More