Carlow News

The walking dead are coming to town!

ZOMBIES, the half-dead, bodysnatchers … you’d better watch out because the streets of Carlow will be crawling with the terrifying creatures on the bank holiday weekend. Horrific-looking maimed and decomposing bodies will hunt down fresh, mortal souls for the first...

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Proud Rathvilly man Michael gets a very special visitor

Rathvilly Cup
FOR generations, he fostered a love of the GAA among Rathvilly children, so it was with tremendous pride that Michael...

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Perfect prose puts Alexandra (11) in TV spotlight

WATCH out, Nuala Carey, there’s a young Carlow girl nipping at your heels – and when it comes to seasonal...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:47am Read More

National News

Security alert at Dublin airport after Ebola plane prank

By Noel Baker, Irish ExaminerGardaí are investigating after an Aer Lingus plane had to go into lockdown in Dublin Airport following a prank by a passenger which sparked a brief Ebola scare.The EI 433 flight, due to land in Dublin...

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Protesters disrupt Irish Water meeting in Cork

Protesters have broken up a meeting between Irish Water and local councillors in Cork today.The meeting in the Silver Springs...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 2:38pm Read More

Secondary medical card test proposed under ‘more compassionate’ system

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said there will be a secondary medical card test for those who do not meet...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 1:28pm Read More


WATCH: The final Mockingjay Part 1 teaser

It is nearly November, and you know what that means?The release of the final part of the installment of the Hunger Games trilogy - Mockingjay Part 1. Eep!And just to get you even more excited they have just released the...

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Polanski questioned by authorities in Poland

Prosecutors in Poland have questioned film-maker Roman Polanski at the request of US prosecutors, who are seeking his extradition on...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 12:09pm Read More

WATCH: The final Mockingjay Part 1 teaser

It's nearly November, and you know what that means?The release of the final part of the installment of the Hunger...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:59am 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

On loan Liverpool striker scores fantastic hat-trick in Spain

Iago Aspas, currently playing with Sevilla, scored three times last night during his side's 6-1 demolition of Sabadell in the Copa del Rey. The striker, who didn't score a single league goal while at Anfield, found the net twice from...

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Redknapp leaps to Ferdinand defence

Harry Redknapp has launched a staunch defence of Rio Ferdinand, labelling the QPR defender a "top-class person" despite his three-match...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 2:25pm Read More

Vertonghen targets cup success

Jan Vertonghen believes success in the Capital One Cup this season can instil a belief in Tottenham's players that can...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 2:16pm Read More