Carlow News

Lovely Emma is crowned Carlow Rose

Emma Reid (with the microphone) leads the rosebuds in a rendition of ***Let it go*** from Disney's**Frozen***
“ABSOLUTELY delighted … and very, very shocked,” smiled an elated Emma O’Byrne, who was crowned Carlow Rose 2016 on Friday night. “All the girls were absolutely brilliant, so I was shocked when they called my name … I’d say the...

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‘MS is an epidemic in Carlow’

Catherine and John McDermott
Photo: Thomas Nolan
“MS is an epidemic in Carlow … it affects so many people’s lives, big time.” These are the words of...

Thursday, 26/05/16 - 11:19am Read More

Carlow family-run business Celebrates 100 years at Wall’s Forge

Peter Wall Snr with his sons Peter jnr and Conor, pictured beside the original forge at Wall's Forge, during their recent 100 anniversary celebrations  Photos:
THERE were great celebrations at Chapelstown, Carlow recently as Wall’s Engineering celebrated 100 years of continuous existence. On Friday, the...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 11:44am Read More

National News

Thunderstorm causes flash flooding in Cork

A thunderstorm has caused flash flooding in Cork. The Watercourse Road in Cork is closed at O’Connell Street due to flooding. There are reports of flooding throughout the Blackpool area. The Old Blarney Road by Hollyhill service station is also...

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Boy ‘critical’ in hospital after falling off motorcycle in Kerry

A teenage boy from Kerry is in a critical condition in hospital after sustaining serious head injuries after coming off...

Sunday, 29/05/16 - 7:29pm Read More

Sun, sun, sun forecast throughout the week ahead

It looks like the good weather is here to stay throughout next week, with long, sunny spells forecast and any...

Sunday, 29/05/16 - 5:08pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Mourinho set to ring the changes

Jose Mourinho is unlikely to take long to settle in to Old Trafford
By David O’Byrne NOW that Jose Mourinho has finally been appointed as Manchester United manager on a three-year contract, there might be a few changes around Old Trafford. With his vast experiences and knowledge of the football world, and the...

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Carlow falter as Louth take the spoils

  For the second week in a row a Carlow senior team have made their exit from the Leinster championships....

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 12:52pm Read More

Louth prove too powerful for Carlow challenge

Louth 2-24 Carlow 3-11 CARLOW’s run in this year’s Leinster senior football championship came to an abrupt end in Portlaoise...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 12:46pm Read More

National Sport

Clare see off Limerick to go through to Munster semi-final

By John Fogarty Limerick 0-13 Clare 0-16 Clare have won through to a Munster semi-final with Kerry but with little ease and even less panache at a sun-kissed Gaelic Grounds. Colm Collins’ men only went ahead with the last point...

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German nationalist polititician slammed for Jerome Boateng comments

A top member of a rising nationalist party has been criticised after reportedly saying many people would not want Jerome...

Sunday, 29/05/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Pat Lam eyes golden era for Connacht rugby after famous win

Connacht coach Pat Lam has challenged his side to make their Guinness PRO12 triumph the start of a golden era...

Sunday, 29/05/16 - 1:16pm Read More