Carlow News

Grange woman’s 1916 medals sold for $7,250

Bridget Connolly: at the centre of the action in the GPO
MEDALS awarded to a Carlow woman for her pivotal role in the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence were sold at an auction in New York last week for $7,250. The medals awarded to Grange native Bridget (Brede) Connolly...

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Aoife wins Rotary’s top youth award

Pictured at the Carlow Rotary Club youth leadership awards were: Sinéad Ní  Bholgúir  from the Gaelcholáiste, 2014 winner; Audrey Murphy from St Leo's College, winner in 2013 and Aoife O’Sullivan of Presentation College, Carlow, winner in 2015
THE Trojan charitable efforts of Carlow Rotary Club were on display as they held their annual awards and presentation night...

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Carlow SuperValu shuts up shop after 22 years

Catherine McGuill of Holy Angels Day Care Centre makes a presentation to SuperValu manager David O'Brien for all the support the centre received over their years. Also pictured are SuperValu staff with staff and children from Holy Angels
Photos: Thomas Nolan
THE intercom echoed ‘SuperValu is now closing’ for the final time on Friday afternoon as the supermarket closed after 22...

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National News

Ceann Comharlie not seeking reappointment

The Ceann Comharlie will not be seeking reappointment, it was confirmed today.As the outgoing holder of the office, Sean Barrett will automatically be re-elected.However, he said that he will not seek or accept any nomination for the position in the...

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AXA Insurance to move Dublin jobs to Derry

A number of staff working for AXA Insurance in Dublin city centre have been told their jobs are moving to...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 3:04pm Read More

Catering company to create 30 jobs

Catering company Brook Food Services will create 30 new jobs this year, it has announced today. This announcement will bring...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 2:43pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Sporting events to look out for this weekend

Sean O'Brien returns from injury for Ireland as they line out against France in Paris
By Dean Markey 1 France v Ireland, Six Nations, Saturday, 2.25pm, Stade de France Saturday sees Ireland continue their quest to be the first nation to win a third consecutive championship title. France meanwhile come into the game on the...

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Antrim take the spoils in season opener

Derek Hayden comes under pressure from Mark Sweeney and Justin Crozier.
THE opening weekend of this year’s national football league brought defeat for Carlow as visitors Antrim sealed a 1-12 to...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 12:26pm Read More

Foley says team still have plenty to work on

CARLOW senior football captain Darragh Foley accepted his team have plenty to work on after they left Netwatch Cullen Park...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 12:22pm Read More

National Sport

Former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson ‘abused revered position with girl fan’

Former Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson "abused his revered position in society" when he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old fan "in a way that he knew was both morally and legally wrong", prosecutors have said.The 28-year-old went on trial on...

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Diego Costa set to play in mask after breaking nose in training

Striker Diego Costa is expected to play in a protective face mask when Chelsea play Newcastle in the Premier League...

Friday, 12/02/16 - 2:38pm Read More

Rory Best stresses the need for Ireland to be switched on from the start

Ireland cannot afford to be "caught cold" again in the scrum in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations battle with France in...

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