Pair jailed for savage attack on Christmas guest in Borris

A MAN was savagely beaten before he was tied up in the boot of a car, which was then set on fire in a Milford forest. The victim, Daniel Iwanczuk, managed to escape the burning car, but endured further frightening...

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New cookbook serves up a tasty slice of Carlow

CELEBRITY chef Neven Maguire has given his seal of approval to a new cookbook which celebrates the best of Carlow produce. Neven launched The Carlow cookbook last Thursday night at Carlow’s Culinary Christmas Food and Drink Festival, reflecting on the book’s...

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Éist fundraiser helps Carlow to get into the Christmas spirit

THE ATMOSPHERE, music and magic of Christmas was in plentiful supply in the Arboretum last Wednesday night as hundreds gathered...

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Gary awarded JP scholarship

ONE HUNDRED and twenty-five of Ireland’s aspiring academics and leaders were commended for their hard work by President Michael D...

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arlow Women’s Aid facing funding crisis

CARLOW Women’s Aid is desperately in need of full-time staff as the numbers of women seeking help has risen again...

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Prime site in Carlow sold for €1.3m

A PRIME site in Carlow town with potential for developing commercial, residential and leisure facilities has been sold for €1.3...

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Eclectic evening of music and entertainment at Borris VS

THE corridors in Borris Vocational School must thrum with melody and rhythm every lunchtime because the place is a haven...

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Carloviana hailed as ‘an expression of the county’s identity and civic pride’

CARLOVIAN was described as an expression of the county’s identity at the launch of its latest publication. The 2018 edition of...

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Female jogger attacked in Carlow

A JOGGER who was running alone last Wednesday in Carlow town bravely fought off an attacker after he struck her...

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Toy tester Ayesha and local stage school on the Late Late Toy Show

THE Late Late Toy Show will be bursting with local interest this year, with Carlow kids playing a huge part in Irish...

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Top engineering award for innovative Aron

AN inventive young man from Carlow has won a prestigious gong at the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards. Aron Purser, a...

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Wheelie-bin prop adds alternative twist to fundraising fashion show

FASHION shows are not normally associated with wheelie bins, but the involvement centre went for something alternative at a recent...

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Bomb squad called out to Carlow ballet school

A VIABLE improvised explosive device (IED) was found outside a Carlow ballet school last week as young students took dance...

Thursday, 23/11/17 - 10:35am Read More

Vandals damage church burial vault during drinking session

PARISHIONERS at St Mary’s Church, Rathvilly were left upset and disturbed after a burial vault was interfered with in their...

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Lorraine’s top tart scoops first prize at annual food awards

THE idyllic-sounding Daisy Cottage Farm near the village of Kiltegan is the home of a chocolate and raspberry tart that’s...

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Subsidised workplace training workshop in Carlow

An organisation that aims to help reduce the number of Irish workplace fatalities and injuries each year will be running...

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Former employees and local dignitaries at official launch of Avril’s book on Haddens

IN LAUNCHING Avril Hogan’s book Haddens at the town hall theatre in Carlow recently, Dan Carbery stated with genuine conviction: “Avril...

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Lifetime achievement award for Arboretum owner Rachel Doyle

RACHEL Doyle, owner of the Arboretum garden centre in Leighlinbridge, has just been presented with a lifetime achievement gong in...

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Controversial plan for Tullow could be fatal for local businesses

A €1.5 MILLION plan to enhance public safety at Tullow’s iconic bridge has been labelled a death knell for local...

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Darren wins Lions ambassador award

TEN young people who are outstanding in the amount of volunteering and fundraising work they do were shortlisted in the...

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