Carlow News

Hacketstown’s burning love for The King

HACKETSTOWN is ‘all shook up’ this week as the countdown for the town’s very first Elvis Festival gets underway. It’s now or never for the organisers as they launched their Elvis Festival last Thursday evening, outlining plans for an action-packed...

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Balloons released to mark suicide prevention day

HUNDREDS of colourful balloons were released from Carlow town park last week on World Suicide Prevention Day, when people gathered...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 4:56pm Read More

A proud day for the Treacy family

Eamonn Treacy and John Whelan welcome home party s16
“IT PROBABLY hasn’t totally suck in yet … every day since, I had to pinch myself to see if it’s...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 4:55pm Read More

National News

RNLI lifeboat called after dolphin attacks swimmers in Galway

Members of the RNLI lifeboat were called out following reports of a dolphin causing some difficulty for swimmers in the Galway area earlier this evening. A member of the public raised the alarm and contacted the Irish Coastguard to alert...

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Kenny calls on Fine Gael to move on from McNulty affair

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Fine Gael that it is time to move on from the John McNulty...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 10:36pm Read More

Shannon wins Airport Achievement Award

Shannon Airport has won a prestigious international award.It has won the Airport Achievement Award from the European Regions Airline Association.The...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 10:00pm Read More


EastEnders cleans up at Soap Awards

EastEnders was the big winner at tonight's Inside Soap Awards, picking up the prestigious Best Soap gong as well as three other cast prizes.The BBC One series fought off competition from rivals Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks to be crowned...

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Davis: Bond films ‘outdated’

Warwick Davis wants to be the next James Bond because he thinks the movies are "outdated".The 44-year-old actor - who...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 6:07pm Read More

“Take that Clooney” – Neil Patrick Harris talks about the details of his wedding

Neil Patrick Harris appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman last night and gave some uber cute details about...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 5:30pm Read More

Carlow Sport

O’Mahony and Allen to advise Carlow GAA

At a Carlow GAA County Committee Meeting tonight (Monday), Carlow County Board ratified the appointment of Turlough O’Brien and Pat English as the respective Carlow senior football and hurling managers for the new season. The big news was the further...

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Rangers left to wonder ‘what if?’

  Senior Football Championship Mount Leinster Rangers 3-5 Old Leighlin 0-9 By Kieran Murphy HINDSIGHT is wonderful. Behind the stand...

Thursday, 25/09/14 - 5:07pm Read More

Mullins seals the win for Éire Óg but work still to do

  Senior Football Championship Éire Óg 0-11 Kildavin-Clonegal 1-7 By Kieran Murphy FOR over 50 minutes of this senior football...

Thursday, 25/09/14 - 5:06pm Read More

National Sport

Welbeck rips up Galatasaray

Arsenal 4 Galatasaray 1Danny Welbeck plundered a hat-trick as Arsenal got their Champions League campaign up and running with a 4-1 victory over Galatasaray at the Emirates Stadium, where play was halted in the first half after the Turkish away...

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Things go from bad to worse for Rodgers and Liverpool

Basle 1 Liverpool 0Liverpool became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle who capitalised on the Reds'...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 10:54pm Read More

McGinley reveals Ryder Cup emotions

Paul McGinley has revealed how fans have reacted to Europe's Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles and his emotions at finally...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 7:35pm Read More