Carlow News

Graig history group unveils plaques and heritage trail

Unveiling of Wall Plaque in Graiguenamanagh s-2
THE continued efforts of Graignamanagh Historical Society paid dividends when it unveiled its new heritage plaques and heritage trail map recently. Minister of state Anne Phelan was on hand to launch the plaques and heritage map on Friday 26 September,...

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Public meeting launches respite home campaign

THE fundraising campaign for a new children’s respite home in Carlow kicked off last Tuesday at a public meeting. Tír...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 3:31pm Read More

Lockkeeper captures nature’s cruelty on camera

John O'Neill_Otter attack on Swan s-2
“I’VE never seen anything like it before in my life.” That is how lockkeeper John O’Neill described the moment when...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 3:24pm Read More

National News

Dáil stopped for the day after Ceann Comhairle suspends Technical Group members

The Dáil has been suspended for the day, amid a major row between the Technical Group and the Ceann Comhairle.The Dáil schedule was thrown into disarray this afternoon after three members of the Technical Group were thrown out of the...

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O’Dea prepared to fight Irish Water over PPS number; FG see it as ‘politicking’

By David RaleighFormer Defence Minister Willie O'Dea has said he is prepared to go to court to prohibit his PPS...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:08pm Read More

Gardaí question woman and two men after Dublin drug seizure

Three people are being questioned by gardaí following a drugs seizure worth more than €250,000 in Dublin last night.Around €270,000...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:53pm Read More


Renée Zellweger’s change is due to a more fulfilling life?

Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks different.The 45-year-old actress has been the subject of plastic surgery accusations on social media sites after she stepped out looking almost unrecognisable at the ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards in Beverly...

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Chris O Dowd to receive Freedom of Roscommon

Chris O'Dowd is to be awarded the freedom of Roscommon tonight in his hometown of Boyle. Roscommon Co. Council will...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:47pm Read More

Bush: Concert audiences ‘took my breath away’

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:01pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Rathvilly go on as Éire Óg go out

Rathvilly goalkeeper Robbie Molloy takes down Éire Óg's Sean Gannon as he heads for goal
Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Rathvilly 1-12 Éire Óg 1-8 By Kieran Murphy A game of two halves. The first produced probably the poorest 30 minutes of senior football seen at this ground this year while the second half was laden...

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Palatine have far too much in reserve

Palatine's Ciaran Moran looks to collect the ball as Kildavin-Clonegal's Donal Hickey closes in
Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Palatine 0-17 Kildavin-Clonegal 0-8 By Kieran Murphy MICK Lillis was not reading too much into this...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:47pm Read More

Naomh Eoin hold all the aces in victory

IFC Quarter-Final Naomh Eoin 1-18 Fenagh 0-7 By Charlie Keegan FENAGH surrendered their intermediate football championship title at Spellman Park,...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:45pm Read More

National Sport

Ireland through to second stage of the Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup is taking place in Chile at the moment and the Irish team are through to the second group stage. This is the twelfth year of the annual Homeless World Cup. The aim of the organisers is...

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Schmidt angrily denies blocking Cave selection

Joe Schmidt has angrily denied influencing provincial selection, rubbishing suggestions he has "blocked" Darren Cave's path back to the Ireland...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:37pm Read More

Chelsea CEO quits club

Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive.The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester United...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:08pm Read More