Carlow News

GAA issues warning as clubs hit by thieves

GAA CLUBS that are being targeted by callous thieves during matches and training sessions have vowed to forced to hit back. On Wednesday 26 March, Tinryland GAA Club was targeted once again as Kilkenny teams Erin’s Own and O’Loughlin Gaels...

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Miracle mum Deirdre is one in a billion!

Triple transplant mum Deirdre Roche Doherty with husband Brian and children Ruth (3) and six-month-old Abbie
ALL mothers are special, but inspirational mum Deirdre Roche Doherty stands out as one in a million … or even...

Wednesday, 09/04/14 - 10:56am Read More

Tinryland’s Jim Deane is to run for Sinn Féin

Jim Deane
CAMPAIGNING for the local election in Carlow is set to intensify with the announcement that Sinn Féin has chosen a...

Wednesday, 09/04/14 - 10:53am Read More

National News

Cabinet fail to find Irish Water agreement

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has confirmed that the cabinet failed to sign off on plans for water charges at a meeting this morning.However, he is confirmed to the Dáil that households will face water charges of at least €240-a-year.Kenny added...

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Gardaí dismiss speed camera van company problems

Gardaí have played down the extent of inaccuracies with the GoSafe speed cameras.Senior officers have told an Oireachtas committee that...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 1:30pm Read More

Revenue Commissioners delighted with ‘exceptional’ property tax compliance

The Revenue Commissioners are praising the public for the "exceptional" rate of compliance with the property tax. 94% have paid...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 12:51pm Read More


Kardashian rumored for UK ‘X Factor’ role

Cheryl Cole wants Kim Kardashian to be a guest mentor on 'The X Factor'.The 'Call My Name' hitmaker announced earlier this year that she'd be returning to her seat on the judging panel after a four year break from the...

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Gabriel hints at Genesis reunion

Peter Gabriel has suggested at a possible Genesis reunion.The 64-year-old singer, who hasn't performed with the band since 1982, believes...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:46am Read More

‘Devastated’ husband of Peaches yet to return home

Peaches Geldof's husband Thomas Cohen has not returned to their home since her death last week. The S.C.U.M rocker, who...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:16am Read More

Carlow Sport

Carlow captain points to training burden

By Kieran Murphy A difference of opinion could be emerging between the Carlow senior footballers and the management team in relation to training methods and the amount of time the panel is required to put in on training nights. Speaking...

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‘Clare were better and they proved it’: Rainbow

  ANTHONY Rainbow put a brave face on this latest drubbing as he watched helplessly while Carlow slumped to a...

Friday, 11/04/14 - 11:14am Read More

Banner raised as Carlow fallto another loss

Carlow's David Bambrick and Ciaran Moran collide with Clare's Cathal O'Coonor at Cusack Park, Ennis on Sunday Photo: Arthur Ellis
Clare 3-21 Carlow2-10 By Kieran Murphy THE omens were not good in the lead-up to this latest heavy NFL Division...

Friday, 11/04/14 - 11:13am Read More

National Sport

Duff eyeing summer move abroad

Damien Duff will end his five-year association with Fulham this summer, with the winger contemplating a move to Australia or the United States before returning home to Ireland.After spells with Blackburn, Chelsea and Newcastle, the 35-year-old moved to Craven Cottage...

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Shilton: Hart lacks consistency

Peter Shilton believes England goalkeeper Joe Hart is not yet one of the world's elite, but has backed the Manchester...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Pellegrini: No Kompany regrets

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has no regrets about playing captain Vincent Kompany in Sunday's potentially damaging loss at title...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 8:57am Read More


Spreading slurry
NEWS THAT the deadline for spreading slurry has been further extended by two weeks – until 16 November – has been welcomed by the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) and the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). However, the ICSA...

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Ground conditions causing big problems for slurry spreading

DIFFICULT ground conditions continue to make it hard for farmers to spread slurry, according to Patrick Rohan, chairman of the...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 6:21pm Read More

More bite in the lamb trade

IFA National Sheep chairman James Murphy said there is more bite in the lamb trade recently, with factories paying up...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 5:59pm Read More