Carlow News

Autistic kids endure horrific conditions at sub-standard Carlow school

DISTRESSED families are being left with nowhere to turn as a Graiguecullen special school cannot take extra pupils due to the poor condition of the building. Saplings Special School principal Kerrie Wickham described not being able to help these families...

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Things looking good for brave Tinryland girl (10) after three open-heart surgeries

TEN-YEAR-OLD Caitríona Purcell from Tinryland is an amazing little girl. She was born with a congenital heart disorder that has...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:39pm Read More

Historic treasure at risk in St Dympna’s church

ONE of Carlow’s secret historic treasures is at risk of being lost. An ornate stained-glass window of historic significance at...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:40pm Read More

National News

Homeless charities concerned by January figures

Homeless charities have expressed concern after homelessness figures reached a new record high. 7,167 people are homeless according to the January figures, an increase of 19 on the previous month. However the number of homeless families fell slightly during January,...

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Man dies in Donegal crash

A man in his late 30s has died in a crash in County Donegal. The two-car collision happened at Strand...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 11:45pm Read More

Gardaí arrest man after discovery of five bicycles and 13 laptops in van

Gardaí have seized a large quantity of stolen property and made a number of arrests in Dublin as part of...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 10:14pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Your weekend sports highlights

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow hurlers will play their first home game of the national hurling league campaign while the fifth round of the FA Cup also takes place. Here are some of the highlights of this sporting weekend. 1...

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CBS seal South Leinster title with solid win

South Leinster Schools SF B Final Carlow CBS 1-10 FCJ Bunclody 1-7 By Kieran Murphy FOR the second time in...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 12:19pm Read More

Pres De La Salle unlucky to lose out in Leinster semi-final

Boyne CS 1-11 Pres De La Salle, Bagenalstown 1-10 By Kieran Murphy THE De La Salle, Bagenalstown boys will probably...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 12:16pm Read More

National Sport

Newcastle go top of the Championship with win over Aston Villa

Newcastle 2 Aston Villa 0 Newcastle United reclaimed top spot in the Championship following a hard-earned 2-0 win over struggling Aston Villa at St James’ Park. The Villans’ wait for a league win in 2017 continued as Yoan Gouffran’s seventh...

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Arsenal streak past spirited Sutton in FA Cup

Sutton 0 Arsenal 2 Arsenal eased past a spirited Sutton side at a packed Gander Green Lane on Monday night...

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Eoin Larkin critical of Kilkenny’s work-rate and attitude

Kilkenny legend Eoin Larkin has been critical of his county’s recent form, especially in the game against Clare. The Cats...

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