Carlow News

Country star Derek hoists the green flag at Dunleckney NS

NEWTOWN Dunleckney NS raised its third green flag at a special event last week. Country singer and Garryhill native Derek Ryan was on hand to do the honours and he praised the pupils for their efforts. Derek recalled that environmental...

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Chemical spray wipes out a million bees in south Carlow

HUNDREDS of thousands of bees in south Carlow have been wiped out, apparently due to a chemical spray. Ballinkillen beekeeper...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 2:42pm Read More

Bin men bag €200k Lotto win

TWO bin men who just happened to buy a lotto ticket while passing through Ballon scooped an amazing €224,498! John...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 2:44pm Read More

National News

Latest: Leo Varadkar denies ‘stroke politics’ over appointment of Máire Whelan

Update 4.51pm: The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wishes his first few days in office had not been overshadowed by controversy over the appointment of the Attorney General as a judge. However, Mr Varadkar says he fully stands by the...

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UNICEF report says Ireland has fourth highest teenage suicide rate in the developed world

Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region, according to UNICEF. The organisation’s latest Report Card...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:29am Read More

Survey shows 40% of drivers see other motorists speeding on a daily basis

Speed is still a problem on our roads. AA Ireland says more than 40% of 3,000 drivers surveyed, have seen...

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Carlow Sport

Your weekend sporting highlights

By Aaron Doyle CHELSEA could lift the Premier League title with a win over West Brom while Clermont Auvergne and Saracens face each other to see who is the best club in European rugby. Here are the sporting highlights for...

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Champion to the Power of 10: Willie Mullins claims trainers’ title after toughest battle yet

By Kieran Murphy AFTER a mammoth battle to the very last day, Willie Mullins claimed his 10th National Hunt Irish...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Carlow race out of the traps

Carlow 5-18 Mayo 2-7 By Kieran Murphy FOREWARNED is forearmed. After Mayo had run Kildare to a point in their...

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National Sport

Farrell believes British & Irish Lions are relishing challenge of New Zealand attack

Andy Farrell believes the British & Irish Lions are relishing the challenge of shutting down a prolific New Zealand attack, just as they have done to the Crusaders and Maori All Blacks, writes Simon Lewis. The Lions defence coach has...

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US Open: The story of the final round

American Brooks Koepka powered his way to a first major title in record-equalling fashion as Tommy Fleetwood’s brave US Open...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:29am Read More

Big names get home advantage in qualifier draw

The round 2A qualifier draw has handed home advantage to Mayo, Donegal and Meath, as they bid to get their...

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