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

Green Party calls on Minister Ross to outline plan for public transport

The Green Party is calling on the Transport Minister to outline his vision for the future of public transport. Drivers at Dublin Bus are holding their sixth day of strike action in an ongoing dispute over pay. Thirteen more days...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth over €3.5m. Follow @cwnationalist

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 9:16pm Read More

Minister wants abortion referendum ‘as swiftly as possible’ as tens of thousands protest in Dublin

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs says she wants to see a referendum on a repeal of the 8th...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 8:20pm 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

Bournemouth end Everton’s unbeaten run

Junior Stanislas’ 20-yard drive condemned Everton to their first Premier League defeat of the season as Bournemouth held out for a 1-0 victory at Dean Court. Stanislas proved Everton’s tormentor-in-chief for the second season running, firing the only goal on...

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Hot streak continues for Son Heung-min as Tottenham defeat Middlesbrough

Son Heung-min struck his second double in the space of a fortnight as Tottenham shrugged off the absence of Harry...

Saturday, 24/09/16 - 5:15pm Read More

You can get your photo taken with Philly McMahon and the Sam Maguire – two days after the All-Ireland replay

It looks like somebody is taking it for granted that Dublin will win the All-Ireland final replay. Irish Life are...

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