Retired teacher and loving mother Peggy Morris enjoyed a long and active life

  PEGGY Morris (née Nealon), who died peacefully on Monday 17 August at the age of 93, was born on 23 January 1927 in Middlefield, Kildimo, Co Limerick. She was the second-eldest of nine children born to Edward Nealon and...

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Sun shines down on drive-in bingo at Killeshin GAA Club

  By Suzanne Pender BINGO gripped Killeshin last week as the local GAA club was transformed into an outdoor bingo hall for the club’s latest fundraising venture. The much-anticipated drive-in bingo at Killeshin GAA Club finally kicked off last Sunday...

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Mary was a devoted family woman and avid sports fan

  By Charlie Keegan THE Graiguecullen area lost one of its native daughters with the peaceful passing on Thursday 20...

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All-Ireland ‘NHS’ idea shot down

A PROPOSAL for an all-Ireland NHS was rejected at a meeting of Carlow County Council. People Before Profit’s Adrienne Wallace...

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By-laws on control of horses in Carlow deferred after questions raised

NEW by-laws that would ban horses being kept in urban areas in Carlow will not go on public display due...

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Beautiful bungalow in Bilboa

  By Suzanne Pender   Hillside, Agharue, Bilboa, Carlow Price region: €295,000 IMPECCABLY-presented four-bedroom detached bungalow extending to c146m2 (c...

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Is Vera the oldest barmaid in Ireland?

  By Elizabeth Lee   IS Vera Lawlor the oldest barmaid in the country? The sprightly 93-year-old got back behind...

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Joyful ceremony marks the ordination of Revd Patricia

By Suzanne Pender A SPECIAL day was celebrated in St Laserian’s Cathedral, Old Leighlin recently with the ordination of Revd...

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Snooker memorabilia up for auction will benefit hospital fund

    By Elizabeth Lee   A PHOTOGRAPH and a snooker cue signed by sporting legends Ken Doherty, Jimmy White,...

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Exceptional residence on six-acre holding

      By Suzanne Pender   Rutland, Palatine, Co Carlow Price: €795,000 THIS exceptional residence at Rutland, set on...

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Children’s Ombudsman received 15 complaints from the Carlow area in 2019

By Suzanne Pender FIFTEEN complaints or 1% of new complaints received by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office in 2019 came...

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Carlow IDA project gets one step closer

A LONG-awaited IDA project in Carlow took another step forward as councillors voted to remove a potential stumbling block. Councillors...

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Trócaire thanks the people of Carlow

 By Suzanne Pender   TRÓCAIRE has thanked the people of Co Carlow for their essential support, which helped the charity...

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Historic cottage for sale in Rathvilly

    By Elizabeth Lee AN historic cottage, once part of Lisnavagh estate in Rathvilly, is up for sale. The...

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Death notices on Friday

Mary ( Maisie ) Bickerton (née Mc Donald) Ballybrack, Ballymurphy, Borris, Carlow Of Stretford, Manchester and formerly of Ballybrack, Ballymurphy,...

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Delays in granting tree-felling licences could cost Carlow jobs

OBJECTIONS to the granting of forestry felling licences could threaten jobs in Carlow. That claim was made at last week’s...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 10:58am Read More

Latest Covid-19 figures

At least one further case of Covid-19 in Carlow was confirmed on Thursday evening. The case or cases were among...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 8:35pm Read More

Carlow loses out on 2021 National and World Ploughing Championships

  By Suzanne Pender Disappointment for Carlow this evening with the announcement that Ratheniska, Co Laois has been chosen as...

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Death notices and funeral arrangements

  Clare BRENNAN (née McCarthy) Clare Brennan, Castlewarden, Straffan, Kildare / Fenagh, Carlow passed away on Thursday 17 September. Sadly...

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Garda video on crime prevention at IT Carlow

  By Suzanne Pender CARLOW gardaí attended IT Carlow this week, where a crime prevention initiative took place in conjunction...

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