Carlow News

Mounted gardaí keep a lid on horseplay during Carlow Rag Week

Garda Mounted Unit
A PAIR of police horses turned heads last week when they went on patrol in Carlow town during Rag Week. The arresting sight of the large Irish draught horses clip-clopping their way down Tullow Street or Dublin Street was the...

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Pupils win second green flag for Drummond NS

Drummond NS Green flag raising and team winners.
SAVING energy actually managed to generate lots of energy among the children of St Brendan’s NS, Drummond, who were brimming...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 12:06pm Read More

Musicals return to Carlow as local theatre company gets ready for The Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz Play GBH.
TWO Carlow girls have their gingham dresses and adorable ruby slippers at the ready as they prepare to take on...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 12:04pm Read More

National News

No jail for former soldier who sexually assaulted woman at Dublin Airport

A former Russian Special Forces solider who wrestled a young woman to the ground and sexually assaulted her at Dublin Airport has avoided a jail sentence.The 51-year-old Lithuanian man told gardaí he was having flashbacks to his time with the...

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No jail for man who stole €49,000 from employer on Christmas Eve

A former apprentice butcher, who stole more than €49,000 from his employer during a "drug-induced paranoia" on Christmas Eve has...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 6:40pm Read More

TD turns crimefighter as Deputy Dooley ‘chases handbag thief’

Clare TD Timmy Dooley has been speaking about his attempt to chase what appeared to be a handbag thief.Deputy Dooley...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 5:46pm Read More


Doctor stunned when he discovered plane-crash victim was Harrison Ford

The doctor who came to Harrison Ford's aid immediately after seeing his plane crash-land on a Los Angeles golf course says he was stunned to discover the actor at the controls.Dr Sanjay Kahurana was golfing when he saw the plane...

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Friday’s TV tips

CHAT: Life (TV3, 8pm)'Life', the show that investigates the stories going in the lives of Irish people today. Presenter, Sybil...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 5:54pm Read More

German singer turns down Eurovision nomination

Andreas Kuemmert got handed what many musicians would consider a dream ticket, winning the popular vote to represent Germany at...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 3:33pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Mullins the man of the moment

Carlow Sports Person Of The Year Willie Mullins talks to MC Brendan Hennessey during Co Carlow Sports Stars Awards in The Seven Oaks on Friday night
      By Kieran Murphy STIFF competition is something Willie Mullins knows something about. On Friday evening at the Seven Oaks Hotel, you could have made a case for any of the award winners at this year’s Co Carlow...

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English left with plenty to digest  

Reaction     By Kieran Murphy HAPPY with the win, Carlow manager Pat English was still trying to fathom why...

Friday, 27/02/15 - 11:33am Read More

National Hurling League Division 2A

Carlow V Wicklow at Netwatch Cullen Park Carlow.
    Carlow hit the ground running with facile win   Carlow 3-17 Wicklow 1-6 By Kieran Murphy NOBODY in...

Friday, 27/02/15 - 11:31am Read More

National Sport

Progress for Irish at European Indoor Athletics Championships

A largely positive opening day for Ireland at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague saw four Irish athletes progress through to semi-finals, even though one of them would later be eliminated.Dara Kervick had got things rolling magnificently for Ireland...

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Three things to watch for in the NHL this weekend

Jimmy Barry Murphy and Cork face a tough test in Croke ParkPeter McNamara looks some of the likely talking points...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 3:36pm Read More

Bray Wanderers prepare for the League with swashbuckling promo

Forget understatement, Bray Wanderers are going all out with their SSE Airtricity League promotional video. Some of the teams play...

Friday, 06/03/15 - 3:18pm Read More