Carlow News

Carlow man (61) falls 200ft to his death in Wales

JOHN Wynne (61), originally from Carlow town, fell to his death while mountain-climbing with his daughter last weekend in Snowdonia. His heartbroken family are “devastated and shocked by the tragic accident”. The father of three took a wrong turn while...

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Rare books with Carlow connection go under the hammer in Dublin auction

A NUMBER of rare books, catalogues and reports with a distinctive Carlow flavour will go under the hammer at auction...

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Eco-friendly garden opens in Clonegal NS

LOVE of the great outdoors and the environment could clearly be seen at St Brigid’s NS, Clonegal recently when the...

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National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

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Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

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Carlow Sport

Your weekend sporting highlights

By Aaron Doyle CHELSEA could lift the Premier League title with a win over West Brom while Clermont Auvergne and Saracens face each other to see who is the best club in European rugby. Here are the sporting highlights for...

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Champion to the Power of 10: Willie Mullins claims trainers’ title after toughest battle yet

By Kieran Murphy AFTER a mammoth battle to the very last day, Willie Mullins claimed his 10th National Hunt Irish...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Carlow race out of the traps

Carlow 5-18 Mayo 2-7 By Kieran Murphy FOREWARNED is forearmed. After Mayo had run Kildare to a point in their...

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National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

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Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

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