Carlow News

Assault victim Laura still fighting for her life after vicious attack

LAURA Gates, the 51-year-old woman who was viciously assaulted in Carlow town last month, is still unresponsive in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny and has picked up a lung infection after being moved from the intensive care unit. Laura has been...

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Baby Cara’s arrival adds fifth generation to the Kealy clan

THE birth of a child is a cause of great celebration. One Carlow family, however, has extra reason to rejoice,...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Freddy Buttons goes global as he sets his sights on China

CARLOW-BASED author of children’s books Fiona Dillon and her company Tumbledown Media are set to hit the international stage with...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 2:16pm Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

Carlow Sport

Carlow get the job done

By Kieran Murphy THE Carlow senior footballers are bracing themselves for the challenge of Leitrim after Monday morning’s draw pitted the two Division 4 counties against each other in round 2B of the All-Ireland qualifiers. With four teams on each...

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Cork experience sees them strike decisive blows

All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Cork 1-11 Carlow 0-7 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW put in a huge performance in this All-Ireland...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:47pm Read More

Dogged Carlow get over the line

London 0-12 Carlow 0-13 By Conor O’Sullivan The most pleasing thing for Turlough O’Brien will be that Carlow survived this...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:46pm Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More