Carlow News

Terrific show lined up in memory of Tullow woman

Some of the members of the organising committee of the Emma O'Donoghue Memorial Night, which takes place in Mount Wolseley Hotel  this Sunday 31 May at 7pm Photo: Thomas Nolan
MORE than 160 Tullow performers are hoping to get Footloose, Step It Up and have the time of their lives as they take to the dance floor as part of this year’s Emma O’Donoghue Memorial Night. The terrific night of entertainment...

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Pres de la Salle girls are national debating champs

The Presentation De La Salle Bagenalstown debating team: Saoirse Power, Caoimhe Cummins, Brianna Walsh and Beatrice Kelly
Photo: Hazel Coonagh
FOUR students from Presentation de la Salle College in Bagenalstown won a national debating competition, despite the fact that it...

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Free dinners available at new facility near Graigue bridge

Bishop Denis Nulty blessing the St Clare's Hospitality Kitchen in Graiguecullen last week
A HUGE community effort bore fruit last week as St Clare’s Food Kitchen served its first meals. The food kitchen...

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National News

184 new allegations of historic abuse by Catholic clergy raised in the last year

Dozens of new allegations or suspicions of historic abuse by Catholic clergy have been raised with a national watchdog in the past year. The National Board for Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) says the allegations...

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Bakers to appeal gay cake ruling saying their beliefs ‘have been trampled over’

The Christian owners of a bakery in the North found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal.A...

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Regulator ‘sorry’ for bank crisis

Ireland’s former banking regulator has said “sorry” for his role in a crisis which led the country to the brink...

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Thursday’s TV tips

Britain’s Got Talent – Live Semi-finals (TV3, 7.30pm) The King of entertainment Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon, take their seats on the judging panel for nations most loved talent competition. They have been stunned, entertained and...

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Scrubs star pulls pints in Dublin pub

Scrubs star John McGinley stopped by Dakota Bar in Dublin last night to pull himself a pint of Guinness -...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 3:21pm Read More

VIDEO: Memphis honours B.B. King

B.B. King was honoured during a street procession in Memphis.The 'Rock Me Baby' hitmaker - who passed away at his...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 1:21pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Carlow hang on for a valuable draw

Carlow's John Murphy tries to get past Wicklow's Paul Cunningham
    By Kieran Murphy   AFTER watching Carlow and Wicklow play out an exciting draw (0-9 each) in their NFL Division 4 tie in Netwatch Cullen Park on Sunday, Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien was not his usual calm self....

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    Kearney disappointed with the draw   By Kieran Murphy SOMETIMES a goalkeeper can see things which others don’t...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 11:06am Read More

Carlow's John Murphy sees his effort flash just wide of the post during the NFL Division 4 game against Wicklow in Netwatch Cullen Park
National Football League Division 4   Carlow get out of jail and are still unbeaten     Carlow 0-9 Wicklow...

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National Sport

WATCH: FIFA 16 will include women’s football for first time

FIFA release their new game - FIFA 16 - in September, and for the first time in its history it will include women’s teams. The newest version of the EA Sports game will feature 12 international women’s teams - Australia,...

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Blatter: I have to ‘find a way to fix things’

Sepp Blatter has spoken at the FIFA Congress and seems to have no intention of quitting his role as FIFA...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 4:39pm Read More

Tote extends Galway sponsorship

Tote Ireland is to continue its sponsorship of the Galway Plate for a further three years until 2017.The total value...

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