Much-loved teacher John Behan hangs up his mortar board

ONE of Knockbeg College’s favourite and most versatile teachers has just hung up his mortar board after more than three decades of service. Throughout his 32 years at his alma mater, John Behan variously taught a wide range of subjects,...

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Council to provide 20 houses for refugees over the next few months

HOUSES in Carlow town, Bagenalstown and Tullow are currently being purchased for Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the coming months. Twenty houses have been identified and are in the process of being purchased, costing in the region of €3.7...

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Colette and James recall 50 years of wedded bliss on love-themed Late Late Show

VIEWERS of the Late Late Show on Friday night were treated to the romantic tale of a Bagenalstown couple born on...

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New season opens at Visual Carlow with lots for art lovers promised

A RECORD number of art lovers attended the official opening of the new season in Visual, where they were confronted...

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Innovative scheme aims to re-energise Tullow Street

A GRANT scheme to support businesses in Tullow Street has been launched. Carlow County Council announced details of the Tullow...

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Love on the rocks as Carlow has the highest divorce rate in Ireland

CARLOW has fallen hard for divorce, with the county having the highest divorce rate in Ireland for the second year...

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Mark’s song chosen as Eurovision entry

A SONG co-written by a singer/songwriter living in Baltinglass has just been chosen to represent Ireland in this year’s Eurovision...

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Parents’ pleasant surprise as hospital room is named after beloved Princess Ali

A LITTLE Carlow girl who touched the lives of so many during her own short life received a fitting legacy...

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Special athletes keep Olympic spirit alive in Carlow all year round

SPORT brings people together. Every week, scores of young people from Carlow and beyond practice with Carlow Special Olympics. In...

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Picture This open new music shop and school

ROCK band Picture This took time out of their busy schedule to officially open a music shop and school at...

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Carlow company wins top award for its wooden boards

A COMPANY based in Duckett’s Grove that manufactures stylish wooden boards received the best product award at an event billed...

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Teenager Darren will represent Ireland at Lions Club forum

A SIXTH-YEAR student from Tullow Community School, Darren McDonald, has just been named as the Lions Club Young Ambassador for...

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Heartbroken family want real justice for murdered daughter

YOU spend more time in primary school than a murderer spends in prison before he gets the opportunity of parole....

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Local ladies win €140k in Lotto scratch card game

THERE was a whole lotta Lotto goin’ on in Carlow lately as two lucky women scooped €140,000 between them on...

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Local firm in the frame at picture perfect open day

SOME stories are told with words, others are told with frames. And members of the public were given a fascinating...

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Rats and junkies make life unbearable for Dublin St tenants

AN apartment block is being used by junkies to get their fix, while they’re also urinating and defecating on a...

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Carlow woman will talk about her unbearable pain on Prime Time

A CARLOW mother will bravely appear on RTÉ’s Prime Time tonight (Tuesday) to speak out against a vaginal mesh procedure that’s...

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Development plan to maximise true potential of Duckett’s Grove

IT’S BEEN described as Co Carlow’s ‘tourism gem’, but Carlow County Council’s management of the historic Duckett’s Grove has come...

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CF sufferer Ross (10) gets green light for life-saving Orkambi drug

THERE was welcome news for a young cystic fibrosis sufferer in Carlow, as a potentially life-changing drug will be made...

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Grandmother Bridget lost everything when her house burned down on St Stephen’s Night

GARDAÍ in Carlow are investigating after a fire completely gutted a house in Ratheendoran on St Stephen’s Night in which...

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