Carlow News

US politician with local links second-in-line to President Obama

Senator Paul Ryan (centre) and his sons Charles (Kilkenny jersey) and Sam (Irish jersey) arriving home with Ryan's new security detail the day after being sworn in as speaker of the house. The boys travelled from Washington to Wisconsin in shirts proudly displaying their Irish links
THERE was great delight in Graignamanagh recently as one its own became leader of the US House of Representatives. US senator Paul Ryan, whose ancestors hail from the Carlow/Kilkenny border, became second in the presidential line of succession when he...

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Talented Carlow duo shortlisted for UK songwriting contest

Paul Kealy
TWO Carlow men are through to the semi-finals of one of the world’s most prestigious songwriting competitions with not just...

Thursday, 19/11/15 - 3:01pm Read More

Carlow student’s project is the real voice of Ireland

St Leo's College student Eve McGlinchey presenting her project at SciFest 2015
A TECHIE teen from St Leo’s College, Carlow has been ranked among the top young scientific minds in the country...

Thursday, 19/11/15 - 2:56pm Read More

National News

IFA president Eddie Downey has resigned

The IFA executive council has received the resignation of the organisation's president, Eddie Downey, during a crisis meeting this evening. A new president is due to be elected within two months, according to the IFA's constitution. The consequences of an...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth €2,920,696.The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 7, 16, 46 and 47....

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:55pm Read More

Suspect device found in Cavan housing estate

A suspect device has been discovered at the rear of a house in a Cavan housing estate.The device was found...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Ireland’s fastest man

National Senior Track & Field Championships, Morton Stadium, Santry, Dublin 9/8/2015
Mens 200m Final.
Marcus Lawler of St. L. O'Toole A.C. crosses the line to win
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy
MARCUS Lawler is undeniably Ireland’s fastest man. On Sunday the Rathcrogue sprinter confirmed his status as one of Ireland’s top athletes with a sensational double victory at the National Senior Track and Field Championships in Santry. The 20-year-old IT Carlow...

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International hockey selection for Dowling

Carlow hockey club's Brona Dowling lined out for the Ireland U16 team last month
CARLOW hockey club player Brona Dowling has broken new ground in recent weeks by becoming the first player from the...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 12:59pm Read More

The Forum: Lively start to rugby World Cup season

Ireland's Andrew Trimble showed plenty of appetite for action at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday Photo: Inpho/Billy Stickland
With John Foley BETWEEN the start of the Premier League, the football and hurling championships and Shane Lowry’s Sunday night...

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National Sport

WATCH: BT Sport reporter totally forgets she’s on live TV

A BT Sport reporter had a bit of a nightmare during the channel’s Champions League coverage last night.Reshmin Chowdhury was stationed at the Nou Camp for Barcelona’s group stage meeting with Roma and had a bit of a moment when...

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Sepp Blatter challenging attempt to remove him as Fifa president, says advisor

Sepp Blatter is challenging FIFA’s ethics committee’s powers to remove him as president of football’s world governing body, according to...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 9:25am Read More

John Terry set to miss Spurs game after injuring ankle on ‘dangerous pitch’

Chelsea captain John Terry is expected to miss Sunday’s Barclays Premier League clash at Tottenham, with Jose Mourinho blaming a...

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