Tullow’s Jim hopes to bring home the bacon at world butchery challenge

A TULLOW butcher is hoping to bring home the bacon as part of a Team Ireland Butchers line-up that will represent Ireland at the next World Butchery Challenge. Jim Murphy from Murphy’s Family Butchers, Tullow has been named on Team...

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Hurling club run was blessed with summer sunshine

SETANTA Cheatharlach put aside the hurling kit for one day only to don running gear as part of its annual 5km fun run. A large gathering of club members and supporters of all ages happily availed of the rare summer...

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Celebrating green awards

PUPILS from all over Carlow descended on Hotel Kilkenny recently for the annual green schools regional awards ceremony. A large gathering...

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‘There will be hell to pay’ if director is not present

A LOCAL councillor vowed “there’ll be hell to pay” if a director of services was not in attendance at every...

Saturday, 22/06/19 - 3:55pm Read More

Richie’s world cup song supports our rugby heroes

THE famed Carlow songster is at it again! The inimitable Richie Kavanagh has once again put pen to paper to...

Saturday, 22/06/19 - 1:43pm Read More

Emma did Carlow proud at the Spelling Bee finals

SILENT letters, long vowels and tricky plurals proved no match for one clever Carlow girl, who performed incredibly well at...

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Local schools rewarded for promoting the Irish language

TWO Carlow schools, Tyndall College and Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach, can proudly fly the Gaelbhratach flag awarded to them recently for promoting...

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Carlow near bottom of litter league

CARLOW town is scraping the bottom of the barrel in the latest report on the anti-litter league. The league table...

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Compliments all round on day one of new term

THREE new councillors enjoyed their maiden voyage into the world of being a public representative with their first meeting of...

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Cllr John Murphy is Tullow municipal’s first cathaoirleach

THE first cathaoirleach of newly-formed Tullow Municipal District cited the bypass of Tullow as one of his priorities at its...

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SIPTU’s new centre will offer free advice on workers’ rights

SIPTU will open a new information centre for workers’ rights at its offices in Barrack Street, Carlow on Tuesday 25...

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Saplings could close after huge insurance hike

THE rocketing cost of insurance is threatening a school for autistic children with possible closure after a huge increase in...

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Acting fire chief Alan is off to pastures new

ACTING chief fire officer Alan O’Neill is leaving Carlow to take up an appointment as chief fire officer in Westmeath....

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Magdalena shortlisted for young entrepreneur award

WHAT started as crafting homemade toys for their children has led to a successful fledgling business for a Carlow couple....

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Carlow group wins two awards at UK pipe band championships

“AND the winners are … Carlow Pipe Band!” Members of the local pipe band were over the moon at the...

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Arts festival goes out on a high as thousands gather for the grand finale

ALMOST 6,000 people gathered in Carlow College to watch the spectacular Sugartown, a celebration of the town in music, dance...

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Marathon man Pat will climb mountain for children’s hospital

MARATHON man Pat Carroll is off again … only this time he’s heading to the mountains! The Knockananna native will...

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Opening of extension heralds new era for Grange NS

GRANGE National School celebrated an exciting new era last week with the official opening of its new extension. The entire...

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Mardi Gras bingo raised funds for Carlow’s first-ever Pride parade

ON Sunday 21 July, Carlow town will be painted red … and orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet! “We’ll...

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Super-fit duo run 50km for baby Amira

MORE than €4,200 was raised when teacher Fergal Doyle and his friend Eamonn Earl ran a whopping 50km in one...

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