Turtle’s new book details the rich history of Adare Manor

A CARLOW writer has recently launched a book detailing the rich of history of one of Ireland’s luxury hotels. Turtle Bunbury of Lisnavagh House recently published Adare Manor: The renaissance of an Irish country house. The books starts from the...

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Barrow Valley present cheque for €2k to local hospice

A CHEQUE for €2,032 was presented by Barrow Valley Art Group to the Carlow County Hospice Committee at a pleasant function in the Askea Parish Centre recently. The artists held a four-day exhibition of their work at the Askea centre...

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Dr Barbara honoured with UCD Alumni Award

A GRANGE woman was among the select recipients of a UCD Alumni Award recently. Dr Barbara Dawson, who was the...

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Tullow traders clash with council over street parking

A ROW has erupted between a number of business owners in Tullow, who argue that recently-installed bollards on Bridge Street...

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Relocation of Penneys could cause problems for town centre plan

PENNEYS’ move back to its original site in Hanover and out of Carlow Shopping Centre may have a deep impact...

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Energetic Mahers in last four of Ireland’s Fittest Family

AN athletic Ballickmoyler family will do battle in the semi-final of Ireland’s Fittest Family this weekend. The Mahers from Ballickmoyler are...

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100 new jobs on the way for Bagenalstown

A BAGENALSTOWN company has announced plans to triple its workforce in the next 18 months. The Jones Engineering Group has...

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Christmas light show turns Kildavin estate into a winter wonderland

A KILDAVIN estate has pulled out all the stops for Christmas in aid of a very good cause. A dozen...

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Enthusiastic Gaelscoil kids turn bird detectives to feature on RTÉjr

FIRST-class pupils at Gaelscoil Eoghain Uí Thuairisc not only turned into bird detectives this week but also wonderful stars of...

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UAE ambassador visits Carlow to explore potential trade links

THE United Arab Emirates ambassador Sultan Al Ali embarked on a whistle-stop visit to Co Carlow recently to explore possible...

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Irate customer slams ‘no cash’ hours at EBS

A CHANGE in cash hours at a Carlow bank raised the ire of one customer recently. EBS on Tullow Street...

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Brave worker foils armed raider in Tullow

A CASH-IN-TRANSIT worker fought off an armed robber and refused to hand over a case of cash when he was...

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Sweet Caroline scoops dining honour at nursing home awards

A STAFF member at a Carlow nursing home is celebrating after she claimed a top honour at the Nursing Homes...

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History lecture examines tense relationship between leaders Daniel O’Connell and JKL

THERE was a large turnout for Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society’s latest lecture, which examined the relationship between Bishop James...

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Bah humbug to mindless thugs who wreck Christmas post box

A SENSELESS act of thuggery on a Christmas post box will not jeopardise the delivery of local kids’ letters to...

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Knockbeg on top in Battle of Wits table quiz

TENSION was at fever pitch in the Seven Oaks Hotel last week as teams of TY students from Carlow competed...

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Deirdre’s marathon run raises €1,000 for homecare team

A MARATHON effort by a woman yielded €1,000 for the Carlow Kilkenny Homecare Team. At Doyle’s Railway Bar in Bagenalstown...

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Doyles of the Shamrock opens up for special old folks’ festive night

THE residents of St Fiacc’s House, Graiguecullen enjoyed a trip to Doyle’s of the Shamrock courtesy of Michael Doyle and...

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Fair City actor launches nationwide campaign to curb domestic violence

AN actor from the soap opera Fair City sent out a powerful message at Carlow Shopping Centre yesterday (Monday) by supporting...

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Dermot’s third volume of old photos chronicles bygone days in Co Carlow

A THIRD book of photographs depicting Carlow town and county in bygone years looks set to be another bestseller after...

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