Carlow News

Volunteers spread the love with early morning clean-up in Carlow

Yvonne Jones organising the clean-up materials
CARLOW town was gleaming on Saturday morning and it wasn’t because of the torrential rain the night before. It was because dozens of people had answered the call and came out on Love Carlow Day to give the centre of town...

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Carlow county council split as emergency motion halts demolition of iconic lime kiln

Lime Kiln tower at Carlow Sugar factory.

Photo: Thomas Nolan Photography.
AN eyesore hindering development or an untapped heritage site – these were the conflicting opinions of the under-threat lime kiln...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 1:53pm Read More

Leighlinbridge girl sells Lego collection to pay for dog’s vet bills

Sarah and her foster dog Tommy
ONE young Leighlinbridge girl has been collecting Lego for years, but there was no hesitation in selling it to raise...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 1:55pm Read More

National News

Victim was already ‘black and blue and bleeding from his eyes’ before punch, murder trial told

One of seven Dubliners charged with murdering a man, who was beaten to death, said the deceased was already ‘black and blue and bleeding from his eyes’ before he punched him. The jury in the Central Criminal Court trial was...

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Residential property prices up 7.2%

Residential property prices increased by 7.2% on average across the country in the last 12 months. New figures from the...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 3:47pm Read More

Dublin gardaí make 35 arrests as part of Operation Thor

Thirty-five people have been arrested as part of an operation targeting crime in Dublin. Gardaí from the Dublin North Divisional...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 2:50pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Highlights of the weekend

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow U21 hurling final is the main attraction locally while the first game of American football to be played in Twickenham also takes place this weekend. Here is a look at five events to keep an...

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Palatine are kings again

Palatine players celebrate after the two-in-a-row in the Carlow senior football championship.

Photo: Thomas Nolan Photography.
By John Foley “THEY always say it takes a good team to win a championship and it takes a great...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:47pm Read More

Two Issues off the Field for Carlow GAA

By Kieran Murphy Carlow County Board are dealing with two unrelated but serious issues which have arisen over the last...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:45pm Read More

National Sport

Indians baseball fans are sending unassuming rookie Ryan Merritt loads of wedding gifts

Prepare for this super sweet gesture from a legion of baseball fans to warm your heart. Ryan Merritt – the Cleveland Indians’ rookie pitcher – smashed everyone’s expectations on Wednesday by pitching 4 1-3 scoreless innings against the Toronto Blue...

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Toulon do all their scoring in first 11 minutes to defeat Sale

Sale Sharks 5 Toulon 15 French giants Toulon inflicted a 13th straight top-flight European defeat on Sale Sharks, winning 15-5...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 10:30pm Read More

Jamie Vardy shocked Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with his maths skills on Gogglebox

England internationals Jamie Vardy, Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all appeared on Gogglebox on Friday night in a Stand Up...

Saturday, 22/10/16 - 1:33am Read More