Four in court over raid at petrol station

THREE men and a woman were brought before Carlow District Court last Friday charged with robbery of the Topaz Service Station at Junction 5 of the M9 at Rathcrogue, Tinryland, Carlow on Wednesday 6 June. Jordan Brogan (22), 40 Riverside,...

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House of ‘lords’ in Borris

THE fascinating history and customs of Borris House will fall under the culinary spotlight next week, when the popular TV series Lords and Ladles visits the south Carlow ancestral home. Chefs Catherine Fulvio, Derry Clarke and Paul Flynn travel to Borris...

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Thinking outside the box wins award for Alicia

SOMETIMES, going off on a tangent gets results. Teenager Alicia Premkumar from Carlow town received a prestigious award recently as...

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Flag-raising ceremony marks digital excellence award for St Fiacc’s NS

A CELEBRATION of commitment and teamwork was held recently in St Fiacc’s NS, Graiguecullen. The occasion was the raising of...

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Social media prompts dog thief to return much-loved family pet

A DOG THIEF returned a stolen pooch to its owners after her family’s appeal for information went viral on social...

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Garryhill firm cements ongoing success by winning top award

AN innovative Garryhill company making waves at home and abroad received a prestigious honour at the recent National Enterprise Awards....

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Artist John brings it all back home with his latest creations

ARTIST John Redmond’s new exhibition for Carlow Arts Festival is appropriately called Full Circle, given that it was in his...

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German ambassador attends choral society’s concert

WHEN Carlow Choral Society decided to perform Brahms’ German Requiem to celebrate its 150 anniversary, they also decided to invite the...

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Carlow footballers in Leinster ‘semi’ for first time since 1958

SHOUT it from the rooftops. Carlow are through to the Leinster senior football championship semi-final for the first time since...

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Centenarian May celebrates her 105th birthday in style

A CASTLEDERMOT woman toasted an astonishing milestone when she celebrated her 105th birthday in Carlow recently. Best wishes go to...

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Tinryland voter on a wing and a prayer!

FROM miraculous medals to toilet graffiti, the count centre at Cillin Hill had never seen a count quite like the...

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Carlow College seeks writers-in-residence for an exciting new creative initiative

A CLARION call was sent forth from Carlow College when a new writer-in-residence programme was announced last week. The college...

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Teens jeered as they stoned swan to death in park

A CARLOW resident this week spoke of her absolute horror as she witnessed a group of teenagers stone a swan...

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Tullow’s growing population leads to new schools survey

TULLOW’S growing population has promoted a fresh examination of the need for multi-denominational and non-denominational schools for the town. The...

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Shauna takes the crown – with a little help from daughter Emmy

A TWENTY-four-year old mother-of-one has just been crowned the new Carlow Rose. Shauna Ray Lacey entered the beauty pageant with...

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Tinryland NS wins national drama awards

THE children’s modern classic Toy Story was translated into a play as Gaeilge and scooped a national prize for the children of...

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Gardaí shut four brothels in Carlow town

GARDAÍ shut down four suspected brothels on Friday afternoon during an investigation into human trafficking. The four premises are in...

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Local songwriter makes his mark at Eurovision

A SINGER-SONGWRITER whose song was chosen to represent Ireland has said it was the “experience of a lifetime” after his...

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‘Quintessential Knockbeg man John Behan honoured at school reunion

GENERATIONS of Knockbeg College past pupils, including justice minister Charlie Flanagan, gathered for a special evening in the Seven Oaks...

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€15m project aims to revitalise Carlow town

A €15-MILLION development plan designed to “regenerate and revitalise” Carlow town centre was unveiled this week. My Carlow – a...

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