Discussions ongoing to bring Vincent de Paul hostel under council remit

    By Suzanne Pender DISCUSSIONS are continuing to bring the former St Vincent de Paul hostel on Dublin Road under the remit of Carlow Co Council. Senior executive officer Brian O’Donovan confirmed at a recent meeting of Carlow municipal...

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Historian and academic Owen was one of nature’s gentlemen

  By Charlie Keegan THE Tinnahinch/Graignamanagh area along the Carlow/Kilkenny border lost one of its most distinguished citizens with the peaceful death at his home on Friday 27 May of Owen Doyle, Tinnaslee, Graignamanagh. A man of many parts, Owen...

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Riverside walk will raise awareness for the Samaritans

  By Suzanne Pender KILKENNY Carlow Samaritans are calling on the community to  once again  ‘Walk With Us’ along the...

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Postmen deliver a wonderful service every day

By Michael Godfrey I COULDN’T help but smile the other day when I received a ‘Thank You’ card. It wasn’t...

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First Holy Communion in Carlow cathedral

Photos: michaelorourkephotography.ie

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Jason was a kind and gentle man and a great supporter of Arsenal and Éire Óg

By Charlie Keegan THE sudden death at his home on Sunday 8 May of Jason McCarthy, Dolmen Gardens, Hacketstown Road,...

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New sensory garden opens in Bagenalstown

By Suzanne Pender A MUCH-NEEDED play facility has opened in Bagenalstown, offering children a wonderful place to enjoy and have...

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Pollerton text alert hosts meeting to tackle local crime

    POLLERTON Text Alert is hosting a meeting on Wednesday 6 July in Askea Parish Centre between 7pm and...

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A sparkling new single after five years of fine-tuning

  Mark Caplice has just released a single ahead of a tour   By Elizabeth Lee SINGER/songwriter Mark Caplice has...

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Fun and games at official launch of Carlow Business Awards

  By Suzanne Pender AN EVENING ‘flying with Dumbo’ or riding on the Rathwood Express might not be what you’d...

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€17m funding for Carlow town gets one step closer

By Suzanne Pender THE much-anticipated €17m urban regeneration funding for Carlow town has taken a step further to becoming a...

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Nationalist Archive: Carlow 30 years ago

Photographer Karl McDonough digs through the archives from June 1992 to bring us the images of what was going on...

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Hundreds of urgent social welfare payments have been made to Carlow people in 2022

HUNDREDS of exceptional and urgent supplementary social welfare payments have been made to Carlow people so far this year. A...

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Carlow young people want more teen café

TOP of a list of facilities that Carlow’s young people want is a teen café, according to a recent report....

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Green light for Bagenalstown housing development

  A SOCIAL housing development for Bagenalstown has received the green light. Social housing providers Respond have been successful in...

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What’s planned for your area?

  CARLOW County Council received eight planning applications between 24 June and 1 July. Borris: Muireann O’Gorman and Seamus O’Brien...

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Brothers complete 100km Barrow charity walk

THE generosity of people and a father’s determination drove on two brothers to finish a 100km walk along the River...

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Carlow defendant has a ‘touch of Richard Branson’ about him

A JUDGE noted that a young defendant who faced multiple drugs charges had a “touch of Richard Branson” about him,...

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Elizabeth recipient of centenarian medal

Elizabeth Kavanagh from Broughillstown, Rathvilly with cllrs Fintan Phelan and John Pender along with members of her family receives a...

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Death notices and funeral arrangements

LAURA McGUIRE (Spencer Dock, Dublin and formerly of Carlow) June 22nd 2022 Suddenly, Laura, beloved daughter of Joan and Sean...

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