Carlow News

Tullow residents want litter louts named and shamed

RESIDENTS in Tullow are hoping that litter louts blatantly dumping on their road will be named and shamed, following the discovery of incriminating names and addresses. Ballymurphy Text Alert recently held a clean-up of their road from Barrack Street to...

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Celebs get on board for Carlow man’s handbag sale charity fundraiser

The entrance to Kelvin Grove on the Athy Road, Carlow
Photo: Thomas Nolan
Dempsey from Carlow auctioned off designer handbags for Spinal Injuries Ireland and managed to raise almost €10,000 for the charity....

Wednesday, 27/04/16 - 11:22am Read More

Bagenalstown girl’s thought-provoking picture wins Texaco award

Hannah Fanning (11)  from Newtown Dunleckney NS, with her prize-winning work ***In a pensive mood**
THE extraordinary talent of an 11-year-old Bagenalstown girl has earned her one of Ireland’s top prizes for budding young artists....

Wednesday, 27/04/16 - 11:08am Read More

National News

Baby’s body found in Wicklow waste facility

Update 6pm: Gardaí remain at the scene of the discovery of what are believed to be the remains of a newborn baby earlier today. Gardaí have not yet confirmed the sex or ethnicity of the baby, nor even that the...

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IFA conference looks at minimising the threat of global milk price volatility

The dairy sector needs to equip itself to be more sustainable in the face of volatile markets and prolonged downturns,...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 1:59pm Read More

Mother calls for greater accountability among medical staff after inquest into baby’s death

The mother of a baby who died four days after being delivered by emergency caesarean section at the Coombe hospital...

Wednesday, 04/05/16 - 4:40pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Crettyard claim anohter league title and their third in a row

The Crettyard United team and supporters celebrate after winning the Nationalist Premier Division title on Sunday
Soccer For the third time in a row and for the eleventh time in eighteen seasons Crettyard United are the Carlow Premier Champions. They needed a point from their game against St. Patrick’s Boys at home on Sunday and from...

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Minors fall short against Westmeath

All-Ireland Minor C Camogie Championship semi-final Carlow 1-7 Westmeath 2-6 CARLOW came up just short of a spot in the...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 12:06pm Read More

Meath finish strongly to pip Carlow in league semi-final

The Carlow minor camogie team who took on Westmeath
National Camogie League Division 2 semi-final Meath 0-14 Carlow 1-9 WITH four minutes left in this National Camogie League Division...

Friday, 29/04/16 - 12:04pm Read More

National Sport

Jamie Vardy lookalike invited to join the team party

The celebrations look set to continue for some time in Leicester. Last night’s 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham was enough to confirm the Foxes as Premier League champions – and it looks like no-one in Leicester has had a...

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Somehow strives to earn Aidan O’Brien Oaks call-up at Chester

Somehow bids to book her ticket for the Investec Oaks when she faces seven rivals in the Arkle Finance Cheshire...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 2:57pm Read More

Bournemouth fined £7.6million for breaching Financial Fair Play rules

Bournemouth were fined £7.6million by the Football League for breaching Financial Fair Play rules in their promotion-winning season. The club’s...

Tuesday, 03/05/16 - 2:28pm Read More