Carlow News

D-Day looms for Barrow Blueway decision as local council receives 443 submissions

AROUND 400 objections were sent to Carlow County Council on the divisive Barrow Blueway project as a decision is expected this Thursday. A total of 443 submissions were made to the local planning office on the planning application for a...

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Yvonne is new president of Carlow chamber

COUNTY Carlow Chamber has elected a new president as it heads into a milestone year for the organisation − its...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:15pm Read More

Lifetime achievement award for Carlow scientist

A CARLOW scientist and author has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for decades of extensive study on Ireland’s...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:21pm Read More

National News

Newlywed Limerick couple and lucky Cork man won big in the Lotto last weekend

Two Lotto players from Tipperary and Cork won an incredible €736,354 between them in Lotto Plus and Lotto Match 5+ Bonus prizes. A delighted couple from Tipperary, who wish to remain private, won the Lotto Plus 1 top prize of...

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Two hospitalised after stabbing incident at Mountjoy linked to gangland feud

Two Mountjoy prisoners have been taken to hospital following a stabbing incident. It is reported in various media that Thomas...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:22pm Read More

Police investigating alleged sexual assault in Belfast

Police in the North are appealing for information in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a woman in Belfast....

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:34pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Your midweek football highlights

By Keelan Moore THERE are multiple international football matches being played this week, and we’ve plucked out the four fixtures we feel are worth keeping an eye on as they have some super players on show. Russia V Belgium This...

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This weekend’s sporting highlights

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow hurlers have their destiny in their own hands as they take on Armagh for a...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 10:51am Read More

Defiant hurlers still in hunt for honours

By Kieran Murphy THE Carlow senior hurlers kept alive their hopes of a place in the National Hurling League Division...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:08pm Read More

National Sport

Five-year-old writes heart-warming letter to Seamus Coleman

A young fan who met Seamus Coleman the day before he broke his leg has written a touching letter to the Ireland captain, writes Stephen Barry. The right-back suffered a horrific double-break of his right leg after a reckless challenge...

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Johnny Sexton will be carefully managed ahead of Lions tour

Stuart Lancaster insists Johnny Sexton will be carefully managed throughout the business end of a season that concludes with the...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:19pm Read More

Partizan Belgrade’s three-year ban from European football overturned

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned Partizan Belgrade’s three-year ban from European club football after the Serbian club...

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