Carlow News

Argument brewing between local beer company and ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor

A CARLOW company is preparing for a potential heavyweight contest with none other than the Notorious Conor McGregor. A trademark clash has emerged as McGregor prepares to launch his own ‘Notorious Irish Whiskey’. However, a pretty significant handicap for the...

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‘Gangster’ wedding recreates mobster era of the roaring 20s

CARLOW and Chicago came together at the Cathedral of the Assumption on Saturday when Sorcha Reddy and Al Gromada tied...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 10:14am Read More

Goalkeeper Patrick in top form as Ireland prepares for amputee finals

FROM a young age, Carlow man Patrick Hutton was encouraged by his supportive family to try things. As a three-year-old,...

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Dog day afternoon at Borris House

THE spectacular backdrop of Borris House was the perfect setting to showcase the future of Carlow Farmers’ Hunt and its...

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Tullow man’s family hunker down in Florida as Hurricane Irma batters the coastline

“FOR an Irish lad living here to witness hurricanes like that, yeah, it’s scary,” admitted Tullow native Mark Dawson, whose...

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‘Ska kid’ Katie (11) shared stage with Madness at Electric Picnic

AN 11-YEAR-OLD Carlow girl became the ultimate ‘ska kid’ when she joined 1980s chart-toppers Madness on stage at Electric Picnic...

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Anne quits politics after 13 years

CLLR Anne Ahern has this week announced her decision to resign from Carlow County Council, bringing her political career to...

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Carlow folk combo to release debut album

BROTHERS Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn from Ye Vagabonds have announced their highly-anticipated debut album, which will be released on...

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Brave Tullow girls save six-year-old boy from drowning in muck-filled pond

AN 11-YEAR-OLD Tullow girl bravely risked everything to save the life of a six-year-old boy who was desperately close to...

Thursday, 07/09/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Carlow town climbs litter league

CARLOW has moved up the table in the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) league. The latest survey placed Carlow in...

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National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

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Ireland must seriously consider ‘Irexit’ from EU, UK think tank says

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The Republic...

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Jobstown: ‘Everybody in the country now seems to be an expert on helicopter evidence’

The Garda Representative Association has rejected claims that members attempted to “stitch up” the Jobstown protesters who were acquitted last...

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Report: Over 56,000 people treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015

Over 56,000 people in Ireland were treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015. Latest figures from the Health...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:00am Read More

Concerns over roads, repairs and investment for Cork to be raised with Minister for Transport

Concerns about roads, repairs and investment for Cork will be raised with the Minister for Transport today. The County Mayor...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:10am Read More

Justin Trudeau to arrive in Ireland tonight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in Ireland tonight for his first state visit. The Dublin-based trip will include...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:50am Read More

‘Help-to-buy’ scheme sees €24k surge in house prices

The Government’s ‘help-to-buy’ scheme has contributed to a €24,000 surge in house prices in three months, according to a new...

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Fears that bin charges will cause people to turn to illegal dumping

There is increasing fear that people will turn to illegal dumping if proposed new bin charges take effect. New rules...

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