Carlow News

FF faithful out in force for opening of senator’s new constituency office

Senator Donie Cassidy with deputies Sean Fleming and Fiona O'Loughlin cut the ribbon at the official opening of Jennifer Murnane-O'Connor's office
THERE was something of a Fianna Fáil reunion when senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor opened her new office in Carlow town. Located in Bagenal Court beside the courthouse, the ribbon was officially cut by former senator and TD Donie Cassidy, while...

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Famous Carlovians feature in museum of the diaspora

THE extraordinary stories of two men with Carlow connections will be told in Epic Ireland, the country’s only state-of-the-art digital...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 2:47pm Read More

‘Big hero’ Caitlin is our miracle baby

Caitlin Dooley
LITTLE Caitlin Dooley wasn’t dealt a fair hand when she was born, but she is still winning. Caitlin spent over...

Wednesday, 20/07/16 - 2:27pm Read More

National News

More low wage growth could lead to extremism, TD warns

The Government is being urged to do more to help increase wages and reduce the cost of living. New figures show salaries here grew by 1.6% in real terms between 2007 and 2015 – significantly below the OECD average. The...

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Irish Rail want end to ‘orchestrated blocking of driver training’ as talks set to resume

Talks between Irish Rail and unions representing train drivers will begin at 10am at the Workplace Relations Commission this morning....

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 7:11am Read More

Dublin transport chiefs defend decision to close O’Connell Bridge quays for Bank Holiday weekend

The National Transport Authority is defending the decision to carry out essential Luas works in Dublin this Bank Holiday weekend....

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 6:36am Read More

Carlow Sport

Byrne leads the way as Rangers take the scalp of champions

Diarmuid Byrne of Mount Leinster Rangers is tackled by St Mullins duo John Murphy and Seamus Murphy at Netwatch Cullen Park 
Photos: Thomas Nolan Photography.
Mount Leinster Rangers 3-16 St Mullins 1-12 By Charlie Keegan MOUNT Leinster Rangers claimed the south county bragging rights from this opening round Carlow senior hurling championship victory over defending champions St Mullins at Netwatch Cullen Park on Saturday evening,...

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Scintillating Scott wins European bronze

A jubilant Molly Scott after her bronze medal winning performance in Tiblisi
IT has been a weekend to remember for Hacketstown athlete Molly Scott who showed sizzling form to win a bronze...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 12:54pm Read More

New book to help spread story of remarkable Irishman

By Aaron Doyle AN Ardattin man is playing his part in helping to preserve the memory of one of the...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 12:51pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: Tony Kelly and Ronan Lynch swap hurleys for golf clubs in Par 3 Challenge

By Steve Neville Clare’s Tony Kelly and Limerick’s Ronan Lynch have traded in their hurleys and sliotars for a set of clubs and a few golf balls. The hurlers were helping to launch the UL GAA Golf Classic and took...

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Watch Xabi Alonso looking effortlessly skilled with an American football

Xabi Alonso is the epitome of cool. He has provided more proof while in the states with Bayern Munich for...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 4:22pm Read More

Fourth extra-time substitute for later stages of FA Cup

Teams will be allowed to make a fourth substitution during extra-time in the final three rounds of next season’s FA...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 3:23pm Read More