Carlow News

Straight-As Khawla did course in two years …

High flyers: Louise Colgan and Khawla Yousif from St Leo's College both scored 11 As in their junior cert exams
A STUDENT in St Leo’s College, Carlow achieved a perfect result in scoring As in all of her subjects after cramming the three-year junior cert programme into just two years. Khawla Yousif (15) managed to get 11As in her state...

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Biggest-ever garda operation in Co Carlow results in 47 arrests

THE largest garda operation that was ever carried out in Co Carlow, Operation Thor, netted almost 50 arrests, six drug...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 12:10pm Read More

Bagenalstown firm wins European training award

Marian Manning and Liz Doran from Barrow Training and Consulting, Bagenalstown, which was one of the first companies in the country to receive the prestigious new 2015 Standard through Certification Europe
A RAPIDLY-expanding local training firm has become one of the first companies in Ireland to achieve the prestigious new 2015...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 12:15pm Read More

National News

Pro-life report claims 8th Amendment has saved 100,000 lives

The pro-life campaign has launched a report today to celebrate the lives that the 8th Amendment has saved. The report claims 100,000 lives have been saved as a result of Ireland’s ban on abortion. It claims it is impossible to...

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Man in hospital after armed robbery by two men in Dublin; one suspect still at large

Gardaí have launched a manhunt after a robbery at a shop in Dublin this morning. The robbery took place at...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 6:36pm Read More

Protestors urged to march for increase in cardiac services at Waterford hospital

People in the south east are being urged to show their support this afternoon for a second cath lab at...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 1:27pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Five sporting highlights for the weekend

Tinryland take on Ballon in this year's Junior C final
By Aaron Doyle THERE’S plenty to look forward to at a local and national level this weekend with the first men’s football final of the season taking place in Carlow, while the ladies football All-Ireland finals also take place at...

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All-Ireland Premier Junior title secured at Croke Park

Carlow's joint captains Marian Doyle and Teresa Meaney lift the Kay Mills Cup to the delight of their supporters at Croke Park after their victory over Armagh Photo: Inpho/Tommy Dickson
By John Foley On the great stage that is Croke Park, the Carlow camogie team turned in a performance for...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 12:00pm Read More

Magical occasion unfolds as Carlow hit new heights

Armagh's Ciara Hill feels the weight of a tough tackle from Carlow centre-back Kate Nolan during the All-Ireland Premier Junior camogie final at Croke Park Photos: Inpho
Carlow 4-10 Armagh 2-7 By Kieran Murphy A SPECIAL day was brewing from early morning. From different access points throughout...

Thursday, 22/09/16 - 11:59am Read More

National Sport

Connacht fade in second half as Scarlets pick up first win of the season

Two tries from Liam Williams helped Scarlets register their first Guinness PRO12 win of the season after they overcame Connacht 17-8 in this evening’s basement battle at Parc y Scarlets. Scarlets came back from 8-7 down at the break to...

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Celtic cruise to victory against Kilmarnock

Celtic strengthened their grip on first place in the Scottish Premier League with a convincing 6-1 defeat of Kilmarnock. Victory...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 8:36pm Read More

Was Chelsea’s defeat at Arsenal their worst defensive performance since Roman Abramovich took over?

Antonio Conte was supposed to be the man to bring back Chelsea’s defensive resolve. On the evidence of Chelsea’s 3-0...

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