Carlow News

Volunteers spread the love with early morning clean-up in Carlow

Yvonne Jones organising the clean-up materials
CARLOW town was gleaming on Saturday morning and it wasn’t because of the torrential rain the night before. It was because dozens of people had answered the call and came out on Love Carlow Day to give the centre of town...

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Carlow county council split as emergency motion halts demolition of iconic lime kiln

Lime Kiln tower at Carlow Sugar factory.

Photo: Thomas Nolan Photography.
AN eyesore hindering development or an untapped heritage site – these were the conflicting opinions of the under-threat lime kiln...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 1:53pm Read More

Leighlinbridge girl sells Lego collection to pay for dog’s vet bills

Sarah and her foster dog Tommy
ONE young Leighlinbridge girl has been collecting Lego for years, but there was no hesitation in selling it to raise...

Wednesday, 19/10/16 - 1:55pm Read More

National News

Council believes Muslims need more media coverage to increase understanding of Islam

Muslims are not well represented in the media, according to the Immigrant Council of Ireland. Islam is the fastest growing religious minority in Ireland, with more than 50,000 Muslims living here. Muslims are also being urged to make complaints when...

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Elderly woman dies after car crash in Roscommon

A woman in her late 80s has died from her injuries following a car crash in County Roscommon. The single-vehicle...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 1:25pm Read More

Government parties block abortion bill vote amid fears it would split the Government

Tonight’s abortion bill will not be voted on by the Dáil after Government parties agreed to block any ballot in...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 1:28pm Read More

Carlow Sport

The sporting week ahead

By Matthew Taylor There’s plenty of sporting action to look forward to in the days ahead with soccer, American football and rugby to the fore. Here are some big events to keep an eye out for this week. 1 Liverpool...

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Highlights of the weekend

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow U21 hurling final is the main attraction locally while the first game of American football...

Friday, 21/10/16 - 12:49pm Read More

Palatine are kings again

Palatine players celebrate after the two-in-a-row in the Carlow senior football championship.

Photo: Thomas Nolan Photography.
By John Foley “THEY always say it takes a good team to win a championship and it takes a great...

Thursday, 20/10/16 - 12:47pm Read More

National Sport

Bishop of Limerick praises Anthony Foley’s son for Facebook Mass appeal

By David Raleigh The Bishop of Limerick has described as “moving and inspirational” a gesture by the 11-year-old son of the late Munster rugby star Anthony Foley in asking people to go to Mass and light candles over the next...

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James McClean responds to Derry City manager’s criticism of Irish international soccer

James McClean has called out Kenny Shiels over recent comments by the Derry City manager about the quality of the...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 12:59pm Read More

Watch: One of the worst open goal misses you’ll ever see

Lucas Melano of the Portland Timbers momentarily found himself in dreamland when presented with the easiest chance you’ll ever see...

Tuesday, 25/10/16 - 12:50pm Read More