Carlow man invokes Shakespeare and Paul McCartney in his defence

A MAN found with a knife on a footpath by gardaí said he had had been using it in a performance of a Shakespearean soliloquy. At the local district court last week, Brian Foley, John Court, John Street, Carlow pleaded...

Read More

Man charged with rape and other sex crimes appears at Carlow court

A MAN in his 40s appeared in Carlow District Court charged with rape and other sex crimes. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sent forward for trial in the Central Criminal Court by Judge Geraldine Carthy...

Read More

Woman was allegedly punched, dragged, hit with a belt and bitten, Carlow court is told

  A DISTRICT court judge refused to accept jurisdiction in an assault case after she heard it was alleged that...

Friday, 11/12/20 - 5:16pm Read More

Carlow judge receiving letters of complaint about ‘soft’ drugs sentences

THE drugs problem in Carlow is so profound that members of the public are now writing to the local district...

Friday, 11/12/20 - 11:59am Read More

Motorcyclist banned from driving for travelling 195kph on M9 in Carlow

A motorcyclist who was detected speeding 195kph an hour on the M9 appeared before Judge Geraldine Carthy last week. Judge...

Wednesday, 09/12/20 - 12:30pm Read More

Judge orders Tusla investigate the welfare of children after charges withdrawn

A judge directed Tusla investigate the welfare of two children after their mother withdrew charges against her husband who allegedly...

Tuesday, 08/12/20 - 12:16pm Read More

Defendant gets lesson in mask wearing

Carlow courthouse capacity limited