Carlow News

Argument brewing between local beer company and ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor

A CARLOW company is preparing for a potential heavyweight contest with none other than the Notorious Conor McGregor. A trademark clash has emerged as McGregor prepares to launch his own ‘Notorious Irish Whiskey’. However, a pretty significant handicap for the...

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‘Gangster’ wedding recreates mobster era of the roaring 20s

CARLOW and Chicago came together at the Cathedral of the Assumption on Saturday when Sorcha Reddy and Al Gromada tied...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 10:14am Read More

Goalkeeper Patrick in top form as Ireland prepares for amputee finals

FROM a young age, Carlow man Patrick Hutton was encouraged by his supportive family to try things. As a three-year-old,...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 10:19am Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

Carlow Sport

Three sporting events to look forward to this weekend

  By Eamonn Normanly   1 Ladies football All-Ireland finals Mick Bohan’s Dublin take on Frank Browne’s Mayo in the 2017 All-Ireland ladies football senior championship final this Sunday in Croke Park. Dublin, who lost their last three All-Ireland finals...

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Five talking points from the weekend’s Premier League

By Harry Shorthose   1 Manchester Clubs simply too good Both Manchester United and Manchester City are dominating at the...

Monday, 18/09/17 - 2:48pm Read More

5 sporting events to look forward to this week

By Harry Shorthose 1 Manchester City v Liverpool This will undoubtedly be the fixture of the weekend between two of...

Monday, 04/09/17 - 4:24pm Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More