Carlow News

Clonegal is Ireland’s tidiest village

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THE beautiful village of Clonegal has just scooped a top prize in the prestigious SuperValu Tidy Towns competition after it was named the tidiest village in the entire country. Marie Byrne, secretary of Clonegal Tidy Village Association, told The Nationalist that...

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Volunteer expo will be biggest yet

Volunteer expo
CARLOW Volunteer Centre will once again join forces with the Fairgreen Shopping Centre to host the fifth consecutive Volunteer Expo...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 11:30am Read More

Beat The Kube and help Relay for Life!

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Have you got the speed, agility, mental strength, competitive edge and, most importantly, the sense of fun to beat The...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 11:11am Read More

National News

Wilson: Garda failure to serve summonses costing State millions

Garda whistleblower John Wilson claims the state is still losing millions of euro because summonses are not being served. Mr Wilson, who is now retired from the force, said figures he has obtained from the Courts Service show that while...

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Celeb solicitor Kean appealing misconduct finding

Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean is appealing a finding of professional misconduct against him.The lawyer from Co Cork is known outside...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 1:52pm Read More

Elderly couple hospitalised after road accident

An elderly couple have been taken to hospital after a two-car collision on the main Limerick Tipperary road.The man and...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 1:08pm Read More


Perry leads MTV awards nominations

Katy Perry leads the nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with seven nods.The 'Prism' singer is followed closely by Ariana Grande, who is up for six awards, with both stars contesting alongside Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and...

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So, Paris Hilton’s dog has his own Twitter account

We've seen our fair share of crazy accounts on social media but this HAS to be up in the top...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 1:36pm Read More

Lana Del Ray cancels all European gigs due to sickness

Lana Del Rey has cancelled all of her European performance and promotional commitments due to illness. The 'Summertime Sadness' hitmaker...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:26pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Finn sails away with world title

Carlow's Finn Lynch won the U19 world sailing laser championship
By Kieran Murphy FINN Lynch is the new U19 world laser sailing champion. The Carlow native and member of the Irish Sailing Association Development Squad fought back after a disastrous start to the championships when he was black-flagged in his...

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Carlow left wondering what might have been

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  All-Ireland Junior A Camogie Final Limerick 2-8 Carlow 1-6 By Kieran Murphy THIS was one of those games. What...

Thursday, 04/09/14 - 2:25pm Read More

‘It went Limerick’s way and that is sport’

  By Kieran Murphy AS the Limerick players took the plaudits from family members, friends and supporters, Carlow players could...

Thursday, 04/09/14 - 2:22pm Read More

National Sport

Wallace: ‘Very similar’ D’Arcy could replace BOD

Gordon D'Arcy could prove Ireland boss Joe Schmidt's surprise choice to succeed Brian O'Driscoll at outside centre.Ireland's Kiwi coach must quickly solve the conundrum of how best to handle life after record caps-holder O'Driscoll's summer retirement.Connacht's Robbie Henshaw has been...

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Cullen leads tributes to Brady after long battle with cancer

Irish trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep yesterday evening following a long battle with cancer, Horse Racing Ireland...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Tuesday’s horseracing tips

Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.LISTOWEL: 2.35 Never Again, 3.05 In Salutem, 3.35 Absorbing,...

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