Autistic kids endure horrific conditions at sub-standard Carlow school

DISTRESSED families are being left with nowhere to turn as a Graiguecullen special school cannot take extra pupils due to the poor condition of the building. Saplings Special School principal Kerrie Wickham described not being able to help these families...

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Things looking good for brave Tinryland girl (10) after three open-heart surgeries

TEN-YEAR-OLD Caitríona Purcell from Tinryland is an amazing little girl. She was born with a congenital heart disorder that has already caused her to have three open-heart surgeries as well as several other procedures. “They (the surgeons) have changed the...

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Historic treasure at risk in St Dympna’s church

ONE of Carlow’s secret historic treasures is at risk of being lost. An ornate stained-glass window of historic significance at...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:40pm Read More

Minister upbeat about tourism potential of Altamont House

OFFICE of Public Works minister Seán Canney saw at first hand the potential of Altamont House and Gardens on a...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:48pm Read More

Tadgh will sing for Carlow at youth music awards in Dublin

ROCK ’n’ roll reverberated from within the walls of The Vault when this year’s Irish Youth Music Awards took place,...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Mum of Carlow schoolboy forced to move her son to another school to escape horrific bullying

A TEN-YEAR-OLD Carlow schoolboy was subjected to such horrific bullying both physically and online that his family was forced to...

Wednesday, 08/02/17 - 4:10pm Read More

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