Carlow News

UK retail chain to create 80 jobs

THE founder of a UK home and garden retail chain that will shortly set up a new superstore in Carlow town has described it as a “fantastic boost” to the local economy. Over 80 full and part-time jobs will be...

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You’ve got to hand it to Daniel!

THE weekly bridge game of Mary Carroll and her friends in Signature Care Nursing Home in Killerig had a new...

Friday, 18/08/17 - 3:43pm Read More

Nominations open for Carlow Business Awards 2017

Carlovians everywhere are encourage to have their say and nominate one or more businesses for Carlow Business awards 2017. Nominating...

Friday, 18/08/17 - 5:22pm Read More

National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

Carlow Sport

Five talking points from this weekend’s Premier League action

By Harry Shorthose   1 Money talks for Man United Over the past few seasons, Manchester United have forked out millions to overhaul their attack. They have bought the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku....

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Five sporting events to look forward to this weekend

By Harry Shorthose   1 England vs West Indies The England cricket team play host to the West Indies in...

Thursday, 17/08/17 - 3:27pm Read More

Five talking points from the opening weekend of the Premier League

By Harry Shorthose   1 It’s only the first weekend Probably the most important thing to remember from the weekend...

Wednesday, 16/08/17 - 10:37am Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More