Carlow News

Tullow Men’s Shed restore garage and turn it into vibrant community workshop

TULLOW Men’s Shed is one of many such projects that have sprung up in towns and villages throughout Ireland in recent years. Located at Flynn’s old garage at the top of Main Street, the Tullow Men’s Shed is a dedicated,...

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Dublin native overcomes adversity to open new venture in his adopted home of Rathvilly

Opening of Christmas shop in Rathvilly cafe (2)
AN inspirational Dublin native has put his remarkable drive and passion into making Rathvilly a better place. Paul Collie has...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 11:52am Read More

Carlow centenarian attributes longevity to family genes

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IRELAND’S newest centenarian Una Reid from Pollerton Big, Carlow was fêted at a party in her honour last Saturday at...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 11:40am Read More

National News

Man held over McConville case freed

A well-known republican arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville has been released pending a report to prosecutors.Bobby Storey, 58, was detained in the west of the city this morning.He was questioned through the day at...

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Health Minister quotes scripture in HSE Service Plan announcement

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar is admitting that the Health Service Executive is under-funded.Mr Varadkar made the comments at the...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:38pm Read More

Man admits sexual assault in Kerry in 2011

A man has admitted to carrying out a serious sexual assault in Kerry over three years ago. The 32-year-old accused,...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 5:48pm Read More


Would you climb the highest mountain to see Tommy Tiernan? Well here is your chance

Would you climb the highest mountain to see Tommy Tiernan? Well here is your chance.Our very own Irish comedians Tommy Tiernan and Ardal O'Hanlon are trekking to Mount Everest to be a part of the World record attempt for the...

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Elba: Fame can make you paranoid

Idris Elba admits fame has made him "paranoid" about people.The 42-year-old actor is now one of the most recognisable faces...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 5:57pm Read More

Love/Hate loses out to the TV show we all love to hate

Now the Rose of Tralee watchers are coming out of the woodwork as the TV show wins in the 'best...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Rathvilly go on as Éire Óg go out

Rathvilly goalkeeper Robbie Molloy takes down Éire Óg's Sean Gannon as he heads for goal
Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Rathvilly 1-12 Éire Óg 1-8 By Kieran Murphy A game of two halves. The first produced probably the poorest 30 minutes of senior football seen at this ground this year while the second half was laden...

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Palatine have far too much in reserve

Palatine's Ciaran Moran looks to collect the ball as Kildavin-Clonegal's Donal Hickey closes in
Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Palatine 0-17 Kildavin-Clonegal 0-8 By Kieran Murphy MICK Lillis was not reading too much into this...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Naomh Eoin hold all the aces in victory

IFC Quarter-Final Naomh Eoin 1-18 Fenagh 0-7 By Charlie Keegan FENAGH surrendered their intermediate football championship title at Spellman Park,...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:45pm Read More

National Sport

Basle charged over fan behaviour

UEFA has charged Basle after fans made their way on to the pitch and approached Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo during last night's Champions League match.Five supporters entered the field at St Jakob-Park a minute from the end of the European...

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Rocket wins first round game on one leg; star may be forced to withdraw

Ronnie O'Sullivan started his UK Championship campaign against Daniel Wells on one leg but will withdraw from the tournament if...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:16pm Read More

Pele moved to ‘special care’ unit; agent says legend is fine

Brazilian football legend Pele is in a good condition and is expected to leave hospital in the next few days,...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 5:05pm Read More