Carlow News

Eco-friendly garden opens in Clonegal NS

LOVE of the great outdoors and the environment could clearly be seen at St Brigid’s NS, Clonegal recently when the school officially opened ‘An Seomra Ranga sa Ghairdín’ (the classroom in the garden). Local curate Fr Joseph Fleming performed the...

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Carlow music students hit all the right notes at college

YOUNG Carlow musicians hit all the right notes as part of a Music Student Experience Day at Waterford IT. Lecturers...

Thursday, 25/05/17 - 12:03pm Read More

80 Syrians to be resettled in Carlow

SYRIAN refugees could be resettled in Carlow as early as October. Carlow County Council’s acting chief executive Dan McInerney confirmed...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 2:58pm Read More

Irish Water threatens to cut supply at senior citizens’ facility in Carlow

A THREAT by Irish Water to disconnect supply to a senior citizens’ charity has been described as “diabolical”. The Carlow...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 2:59pm Read More

Ingenious armband wins junior entrepreneur award for inventive Killeshin kids

INSPIRING the wilds of children’s imaginations and encouraging them to produce something concrete and real from those ideas is what...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:02pm Read More

Childcare centre will introduce Rathoe kids to the great outdoors

A CHILDCARE centre with a difference, in which youngsters are encouraged to play outside as much as they like, was...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:04pm Read More

Homeless mum plans to squat in council offices until she is housed

A DESPERATE Carlow woman threatened to squat in the council offices as she sought accommodation for herself and her six-year-old...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:09pm Read More

Techie twins scoop top award for their online maths game

TWINS Aisling and Lily Mulcahy Ralph from sixth class in Scoil Mhuire gan Smál scooped a top award for a...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:10pm Read More

Incessant rain failed to dampen spirits at Amy Lawler truck run

IT was a day for the umbrellas, but no-one told that to supporters of the Amy Lawler truck run, who...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:14pm Read More

Carlow respite-care crisis is putting a huge strain on local families

PARENTS who have nowhere to bring their children with special needs if they are called away on emergency have been...

Wednesday, 03/05/17 - 12:39pm Read More

National News

Four arrests made in Wicklow as part of Operation Thor

Four arrests have been made this morning, in the Wicklow district, as part of Operation Thor. Operation Thor is a Garda initiative involving traffic and crime checkpoints at key routes, high visibility patrols in urban areas and searches of premises...

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Morning-after-pill to be available to medical card holders

Medical card holders will no longer have to go to their GP for a prescription for the morning-after-pill from July...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 11:01am Read More

Two arrests made and €300k seized in Dublin investigation ‘linked to Kinahan gang’

Two men were arrested and €300,000 was seized in Dublin yesterday. The arrests were made as part of ongoing investigations...

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Garda Commissioner to be back before PAC within a few weeks

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has promised to have the Garda Commissioner back before the Public Accounts Committee within a...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 9:51am Read More

Luas passenger hospitalised following collision with truck

One person has been taken to hospital after a crash between a truck and a Luas in Dublin this morning....

Friday, 05/05/17 - 8:37am Read More

€24m to be spent restoring 1,400 vacant social houses

At least 1,400 vacant social houses are to be returned to productive use by the end of the year for...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 8:02am Read More

Des Cahill gets behind Special Olympics Ireland fundraiser

Special Olympics Ireland is hoping to raise over €650,000 today. Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for people with...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 7:41am Read More

1,000 third-level students to benefit from JP McManus’ All-Ireland scholarship

Over 1,000 third-level students are expected to benefit from a €32m investment in a third-level scholarship fund. Businessman JP McManus...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 8:08am Read More

Inquiry into allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick

The Department of Education is to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct at the University of Limerick. It...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 6:39am Read More

Fine Gael ‘to vote on new leader in weeks’

Fine Gael members across the country have been put on alert that a vote for a new leader will happen...

Friday, 05/05/17 - 6:58am Read More