Carlow News

Tullow man’s family hunker down in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the coastline

“FOR an Irish lad living here to witness hurricanes like that, yeah, it’s scary,” admitted Tullow native Mark Dawson, whose family braced the horror of Hurricane Irma when it struck Florida at the weekend. Mark, his wife Tristan and their...

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‘Ska kid’ Katie (11) shared stage with Madness at Electric Picnic

AN 11-YEAR-OLD Carlow girl became the ultimate ‘ska kid’ when she joined 1980s chart-toppers Madness on stage at Electric Picnic...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 2:27pm Read More

Anne quits politics after 13 years

CLLR Anne Ahern has this week announced her decision to resign from Carlow County Council, bringing her political career to...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 2:45pm 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

Five talking points from the weekend’s Premier League

By Harry Shorthose   1 Manchester Clubs simply too good Both Manchester United and Manchester City are dominating at the moment and seem to be playing in a different division to the rest of the league. Both had convincing wins...

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5 sporting events to look forward to this week

By Harry Shorthose 1 Manchester City v Liverpool This will undoubtedly be the fixture of the weekend between two of...

Monday, 04/09/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Five sports events to look forward to…

By Harry Shorthose   1 Rep of Ireland v Georgia Rep of Ireland are in a commanding position in their...

Thursday, 31/08/17 - 4:11pm 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