Carlow News

Magic moments for Leighlinbridge

Leighlinbridge Improvement Group receive the overall award as Ireland's Best Kept Town (back l/r) Doreen Muskett MBE, chairman of Northern Ireland Amenity Council, Michael Brennan Carlow County Council, Stephen Aston director of innovation strategies Northern Ireland, Michael Kelly, Leighlinbridge Improvement Group (LIG), Kathleen Nevin (LIG)  (front l/r) minister Ann Phelan, John Meaney chairman of LIG and Mary Meaney LIG
IT WAS a “magical” moment when Leighlinbridge was among the candidates for the Best Kept Town competition in Ireland at the annual awards in Farmleigh House last week. And not only did the picturesque Carlow village win the small-town category,...

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Carlow’s call to Celtic cousins

Con O'Conaill founder of Pan Celtic, presents cathaoirlach of Carlow County Council cllr Charlie Murphy and mayor of Carlow cllr John Pender with the Pan Celtic charter Photo: Michael O'Rourke
A CELTIC call has gone out to welcome all to Carlow for Easter 2016, and once again in 2017, as...

Friday, 26/06/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Carlow mum blames cervical cancer vaccine for her teenager’s chronically-ill condition

A CARLOW family say their daughter has been left chronically ill and unable to attend school due to an injection...

Friday, 26/06/15 - 12:25pm Read More

National News

UK officials debated moving entire population of Hong Kong to Ireland

Even at the time it must have seemed like a truly bizarre idea.In the midst of the Troubles, it was suggested that the entire population of Hong Kong should be uprooted and relocated in a new city built in the...

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Garda Commissioner faces committee following Leinster House protest

The Garda Commissioner is to appear before an Oireachtas Committee this morning to face questions over a protest outside the...

Friday, 03/07/15 - 8:00am Read More

93% of junior doctors work extra hours

A new study is calling on the HSE to put support measures in place for junior doctors. The survey carried...

Friday, 03/07/15 - 7:35am Read More


Samantha Mumba hits back on Irish Facebook page

Samantha Mumba only gave birth to her daughter Sage three months ago, but since then has taken no time to show off her incredible post-baby body on a Miami beach.what better way to cool down on a hot day :)...

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Thursday’s TV tips

Water for Elephants (Film4, 6.40pm)(2011) Poised to take his final veterinary exam, Jacob (Robert Pattinson) learns that his parents have...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 3:12pm Read More

WATCH: Dublin’s youngest AC/DC fan joins fans in the pit of last night’s gig

Australian rock band AC/DC took to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin last night, and according to fans, it looks like...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 1:20pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Carlow defeated but O’ Brien proud of his charges

By Kieran Murphy Turlough O’Brien has defended the game plan which was used in Carlow’s All-Ireland qualifier defeat to Longford on Sunday. He lauded the players and has urged them not to let the 2-15 to 1-8 defeat get in...

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Inaccuracies cost Carlow dearly

Carlow's Darragh Foley steps past Longford's Barry O'Farrell at Pearse Park on Saturday Picture: Declan Gilman
By Kieran Murphy WHILE Carlow were never in front at any stage, they were competitive for over three-quarters of the...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 1:02pm Read More

Performance let down by finishing

  By Kieran Murphy DESPITE their comprehensive  defeat, the Carlow players remained defiant as Daniel St Ledger and Sean Gannon...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 1:00pm Read More

National Sport

AFL coach Phil Walsh found murdered

Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh has been murdered, South Australia Police have confirmed.The 55-year-old died despite treatment from ambulance crews after the incident at his home in the early hours of Friday morning Australian time. His wife was taken to...

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West Ham win overshadowed by Bilic row

West Ham were left red-faced on Thursday night as their Europa League victory over FC Lusitans was over-shadowed by claims...

Friday, 03/07/15 - 6:50am Read More

Limerick minors deliver late knockout to Cork

By Therese O’Callaghan Limerick 1-14 Cork 0-14 Limerick minors overcame a serious Cork challenge in the Gaelic Grounds this evening...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 9:27pm Read More