Picky pooch Bailey gets Lion’s seal of approval

A CARLOW pooch has received a Lion’s seal of approval in his bid to become ‘Nose of Tralee’. Rugby star Seán O’Brien has lent his support to Bailey, an 18-month-old Cavachon from Carlow town, who is up for the animal...

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Festival attracted big names and big crowds to the Carlow’s best gardens

UNBROKEN blue skies above Co Carlow proved to be the perfect weather for this year’s Carlow Garden Festival, even if some of the blooms did look a little thirsty. Despite Ireland’s longest drought in decades, the many gardens on show...

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Sporting event opts to ‘let them eat cake’

COUNTY Carlow Local Sports Partnership has come up with a novel way of getting people to be active – by...

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Teenage heroine

A MOTHER of one who suffered a near-fatal heart attack while swimming in the river near Borris will be “forever...

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Construction workers discover ancient town wall on Tullow St

PART of an ancient wall that may have protected Carlow town from invaders was discovered by contractors who are upgrading...

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Mindless vandals target Tullow football club

A CARLOW soccer club has spoken out following the latest instant of mindless vandalism at its grounds. Parkville United’s pitch...

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Kathleen in the mix for brown bread bake-off

KATHLEEN Dillon-Byrne from Bagenalstown has made it to the semi-finals of a national bread-making competition for the second time and...

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Tyndall enthusiast explores the greatman’s legacy in the Swiss Alps

PHYSICIST, scientist, engineer and pioneer mountaineer, the history and legacy of Carlow’s John Tyndall continues to gain momentum as more...

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Buzzing bees make sweet honey for farmer James

A ST Mullins farmer has swapped bovines for bees in a new venture. James Lyons has got quite the workforce,...

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Rain saves the day at potato harvest event in An Gairdín Beo

AFTER months of searing heat and the worst drought that Ireland has seen in decades, the skies opened and the...

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Afternoon tea with Michael D

A CARLOW family enjoyed a very special cuppa recently, when they joined President Michael D Higgins for afternoon tea! Stephanie...

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Councillors want to get tougher on litter louts

TONS of rubbish has been collected right across the county in recent weeks, once again highlighting the dire problem of...

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Allens will celebrate 70 years in business with a special interiors sale

SEVENTY years of business will be celebrated this month at Allens, Castle Street, Carlow, as the family business looks back...

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Kids let their hair down at summer school of rock

GUITARS, drums, percussion, ukuleles, keyboards … you name it and the Hennessy can play it! Brother and sister duo Mike...

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Heroic passerby rescues boy from Barrow

AN 11-YEAR-OLD boy was pulled out of the River Barrow to safety in Bagenalstown on Thursday after he stumbled and...

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Sick pensioners forced to stand on Dublin train

AN 88-YEAR-OLD man and a seriously-ill woman undergoing cancer treatment were forced to stand for an entire train journey from...

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Council evicts man from his mobile home at New Oak Estate

A MAN has been forced to live in a tent on waste ground in New Oak Estate, Carlow, having been...

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Carlow is fifth luckiest county for Lotto results

CARLOW is Ireland’s fifth luckiest Lotto county, boasting a total of 22 jackpot winners scooping a combined total of €56.9 million...

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Council accused of ‘dragging its heels’ on Tullow St plan

THE council was accused of “dragging its heels” on the issue of Tullow Street, with no change yet made to...

Wednesday, 01/08/18 - 2:46pm Read More

Mini-marathon fundraiser in memory of Kayleigh raises €5.5k for good causes

FAMILY and friends of the late Kayleigh Delaney, Quinagh, Carlow paid tribute to her by raising almost €5,500 when they...

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