Carlow News

Autistic kids endure horrific conditions at sub-standard Carlow school

DISTRESSED families are being left with nowhere to turn as a Graiguecullen special school cannot take extra pupils due to the poor condition of the building. Saplings Special School principal Kerrie Wickham described not being able to help these families...

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Things looking good for brave Tinryland girl (10) after three open-heart surgeries

TEN-YEAR-OLD Caitríona Purcell from Tinryland is an amazing little girl. She was born with a congenital heart disorder that has...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:39pm Read More

Historic treasure at risk in St Dympna’s church

ONE of Carlow’s secret historic treasures is at risk of being lost. An ornate stained-glass window of historic significance at...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:40pm Read More

National News

Woman jailed for killing her boyfriend during drunken row

A woman has been jailed for three and a half years for killing her boyfriend during a drunken row in Dublin. 46-year-old Norma Philips stabbed Stefan Neanu once in the chest at her home on Phibsboro Road, Dublin 7 in...

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Mother breaks down outside court after man is jailed for killing her son

A man has been jailed for five years for killing a man after a wedding in Dublin. Terry Connors of...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 12:17pm Read More

McGuinness calls for Garda Commissioner to stand aside during tribunal

A senior member of Fianna Fáil has restated his call for the Garda Commissioner to stand aside while the whistleblower...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 12:39pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Your weekend sports highlights

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow hurlers will play their first home game of the national hurling league campaign while the fifth round of the FA Cup also takes place. Here are some of the highlights of this sporting weekend. 1...

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CBS seal South Leinster title with solid win

South Leinster Schools SF B Final Carlow CBS 1-10 FCJ Bunclody 1-7 By Kieran Murphy FOR the second time in...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 12:19pm Read More

Pres De La Salle unlucky to lose out in Leinster semi-final

Boyne CS 1-11 Pres De La Salle, Bagenalstown 1-10 By Kieran Murphy THE De La Salle, Bagenalstown boys will probably...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 12:16pm Read More

National Sport

Former Leicester boss Richard Cockerill to join Edinburgh as head coach

Former Leicester boss Richard Cockerill will become Edinburgh’s new head coach this summer, the Guinness PRO12 outfit has announced. The ex-England hooker has signed a two-year deal with Edinburgh, with acting head coach Duncan Hodge returning to his previous post...

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Reports: Ian Madigan asks to leave Bordeaux

Reports this morning suggest that Ian Madigan’s time in France could be coming to an end. The out-half only signed...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 12:22pm Read More

Mercedes management duo Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda sign new long-term deals

Toto Wolff and non-executive chairman Niki Lauda have both signed new long-term deals with Mercedes. Lauda, who began work with...

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