Carlow News

CROPPY TREES AXED

Cutting down of the 200-year-old trees at the Croppy Grave in Graiguecullen
Graiguecullen residents outraged at felling of trees dating back to 1798 rebellion TWO trees which mark the grave of hundreds of Irish rebels in Graiguecullen were chopped down on Wednesday, sparking outrage among local residents. The trees, a beech and...

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Dilapidated houses to be revamped

FOURTEEN dilapidated houses are to get a new lease of life and undergo a total revamp, thanks to over €170,00...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:18pm Read More

Beware bogus collectors for CRYS

CARLOW Regional Youth Services (CRYS) is warning people not to give money to bogus money collectors who are calling from...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:17pm Read More

National News

Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

Up to a thousand people turned out last night for a public meeting to tackle drug abuse in Roscrea in County Tipperary.The meeting was organised by a local man - Derek Russell - who wants residents, gardai, local politcians and...

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Technology to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy

An Irish biotech startup company will join forces with the Mayo Clinic in the United States to licence and develop...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:46am Read More

Education system in Ireland ‘far from free’

Barnardos says the government must do more to ensure equal access to education for all children regardless of their parent's...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:43am Read More

Entertainment

Tonight’s TV tips

CURRENT AFFAIRS: Supermarket Wars: Channel 4 Dispatches (Channel 4, 8pm)Not so long ago, if you were doing your weekly 'big shop', chances are you would have been heading to one of the so-called 'big four" supermarkets - Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury's...

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Pharrell Williams wants U2 collaboration

Pharrell Williams wants to work with U2 and Oasis because he loves sharing the spotlight.The 'Happy' singer - who says...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 6:15pm Read More

Marriage to Drew Barrymore ‘a crazy whirlwind’, says Green

Tom Green says his marriage to Drew Barrymore was a "crazy whirlwind".The former MTV presenter tied the knot with the...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 5:38pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Meaney reacts strongly to criticism of county board

By Kieran Murphy Carlow county board chairman Michael Meaney has reacted to the criticism which has been heaped in the direction of the players, the football management team and the county board after the heavy Leinster championship defeat to Meath....

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Rainbow preaches positivity ahead of Déise test

Carlow senior football manager Anthony Rainbow says the players believe they can beat Waterford
By Kieran Murphy IT hasn’t been a good week. With that seven-goal drilling from Meath, the national media were all...

Wednesday, 02/07/14 - 5:11pm Read More

Galway holds his nerve to seal a draw for Erin’s Own

David Kennedy of Erin's Own looks to get away from Conor Fenlon of Mount Leinster Rangers
U21 Hurling Championship Erin’s Own 1-17 Mount Leinster Rangers 1-17 By Charlie Keegan A DRAW was an entirely equitable outcome...

Wednesday, 02/07/14 - 5:09pm Read More

National Sport

Spurs eyeing Saints duo

Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez are understood to be close to linking-up with former manager Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham as Southampton's summer sale continues.After achieving their best ever Barclays Premier League finish last season, the odds on Saints getting relegated...

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Arsenal complete Chambers deal

Arsenal have signed full-back Calum Chambers from Southampton for an undisclosed fee, the London club have announced.Chambers, 19, continues the...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Man City’s #askjesus hashtag goes predictably astray

Manchester City really should have considered the ramifications before starting the #askjesus hashtag.The club intended for fans to tweet questions...

Monday, 28/07/14 - 3:01pm Read More

Farming

Spreading slurry
NEWS THAT the deadline for spreading slurry has been further extended by two weeks – until 16 November – has been welcomed by the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) and the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). However, the ICSA...

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Ground conditions causing big problems for slurry spreading

DIFFICULT ground conditions continue to make it hard for farmers to spread slurry, according to Patrick Rohan, chairman of the...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 6:21pm Read More

More bite in the lamb trade

IFA National Sheep chairman James Murphy said there is more bite in the lamb trade recently, with factories paying up...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 5:59pm Read More