Carlow News

Carlow Depot closure will cost grain growers €150k

CARLOW farmers have vowed that they will fight to keep a local grain depot open, warning that its closure will cost 109 growers €150,000. Malting company Boortmalt recently announced its decision to permanently close its grain intake point in Bagenalstown,...

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Amazing Amy (13) dances her way to world title in Belfast

A TINRYLAND girl is on top of the world after achieving the ultimate accolade in Irish dancing − a world...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 2:17pm Read More

Pan Celtic party attracts 20,000 visitors for fab five-day festival

THE International Pan Celtic Festival was worth a staggering €2 million to the local economy, welcoming almost 20,000 people to...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 2:31pm Read More

National News

‘I’m proud of freedom struggle,’ says Michelle O’Neill at Loughgall memorial parade

Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill has defended her participation in an event to commemorate the deaths of eight IRA men killed in Loughgall, Co Armagh, in 1987. The party’s leader in Northern Ireland insisted there was no contradiction in commemorating the...

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Gardaí arrest man in connection with woman’s murder in Waterford

Gardaí investigating a woman’s murder in Waterford city have made an arrest. The body of 31-year-old Samantha Walsh was found...

Sunday, 30/04/17 - 7:19pm Read More

Pensioner adds to medal haul after running 10k Great Limerick Run on breakfast of boiled egg and bread

By David Raleigh Eighty-six-year old Phonsie Clifford crossed the finish line of the 2017 Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run, and...

Sunday, 30/04/17 - 5:00pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Tullow heroes make Towns Cup history

By Kieran Murphy TULLOW are the Provincial Towns Cup winners for 2017. In Athy on Sunday they put in a huge performance to clinch a first ever victory with the 20-3 win over Skerries as decisive and deserving as the...

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Tullow show determination to get job done

Tullow 20 Skerries 3 By Kieran Murphy IF there is a bigger sports story in Carlow this year then it...

Thursday, 27/04/17 - 2:52pm Read More

‘A result for 40 years of work’: Hanbidge

By Kieran Murphy WHEN Tullow flanker John Hanbidge joined Tullow in 2012, the Donard man had an ulterior motive. Football...

Thursday, 27/04/17 - 2:48pm Read More

National Sport

John Higgins leads the way in World Championship final

John Higgins thought his days as a Crucible contender were gone but a fifth Betfred World Championship title is in his sights after he secured a three-frame overnight lead in the final against Mark Selby. An agonising first-round defeat to...

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Scott Sinclair reinforces #notoracism message after Old Firm win

Scott Sinclair has posted a picture on social media showing the alleged racist abuse he suffered during Saturday’s Old Firm...

Sunday, 30/04/17 - 10:20pm Read More

WATCH: Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari booked after reporting racial abuse to Serie A referee

Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest during Pescara’s clash with Cagliari today having been booked after reporting racist...

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