Carlow News

Paw Patrol saves the day!

David Noonan at home with his dogs Angel and Marley
Photo: Thomas Nolan Photography
A DOG OWNER reckons that his pets saved his life after he suffered from a crippling bout of kidney stones. David Noonan from New Oak Estate in Carlow town has a remarkable relationship with his two pooches, Angel and Marley,...

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Borris scores prestigious win at Pride of Place awards in Belfast

Representives from Borris Tidy Towns and Carlow County Council celebrate Borris's win of their category at the national Pride of Place Awards ceremony in Belfast last Saturday night, with Dr Christopher Moran, chairman of Co-operation Ireland, and Tom Dowling, chairman of the Pride of Place committee
BORRIS has scoped a prestigious top award at the country’s ‘community Oscars’, winning its category at the 2016 Pride of...

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Clonegal home will be a winter wonderland

The Christmas lights at St Brigid's Terrace, Clonegal last year
CHRISTMAS in Clonegal means the seasonal lights extravaganza in St Brigid’s Terrace. Next Sunday at 7pm, Seán and Caroline Byrne...

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National News

Austin Stack: Gerry Adams has more information and has not shared it with Gardaí

A stand-off between the son of a murdered prison officer and the Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has taken a new turn. Austin Stack – whose father Brian was murdered by the IRA – claims Gerry Adams has more information...

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Man killed after 4 X 4 falls on him in Tipperary farm accident

A man in his 70s has died in an farmyard accident in Tipperary. He was working under a 4 X...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 8:12am Read More

Delay pay-by-weight bin charges? Bad idea, say Greens

Update 11.30am: The Green Party wants the Government to stick to a plan to bring in pay-by-weight bin charges, amid...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 11:39am Read More

Carlow Sport

Sporting highlights for the week ahead

Brendan Rodgers' Celtic side face a big challenge against Manchester City
  By Matthew Taylor Soccer dominated the action over the coming days when some interesting ties to look forward to on our TV screens. 1 Manchester City vs Celtic Tuesday, 6 December, TV3, 7:45pm What appears to be a routine...

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St Mullins’ Leinster hopes dashed

By Kieran Murphy St. Mullins hopes of qualifying for the Leinster senior hurling club final were dashed on Sunday in...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 3:13pm Read More

Cuala prove a step too far as St Mullins’ season comes to an end

John (Minor) Murphy gets to grips with the sliotar as Cuala's John Sheanan closes in during the Leinster senior club hurling championship semi-final at Netwatch Cullen Park Photos: Thomas Nolan Photography
Cuala 1-19 St Mullins 1-7 By Kieran Murphy AFTER sealing an exhilarating third county title in a row and following...

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National Sport

Liverpool defender Joel Matip set to be fit for West Ham clash

Defender Joel Matip is set to give Liverpool a boost by being fit for Sunday’s Premier League clash with West Ham at Anfield. The 25-year-old has been the stand-out performer in the Reds’ shaky back-line since joining the club from...

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Dan Tuohy makes move from Ulster to Bristol

Bristol have announced the signing of Ireland international lock Dan Tuohy. The 31-year-old will move to the Aviva Premiership with...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 1:54pm Read More

Mercedes consider Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg replacement

Mercedes are considering Fernando Alonso as a replacement for retiring world champion Nico Rosberg. But two-time championship winner Alonso is...

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