Carlow News

Lifetime achievement award for Arboretum owner Rachel Doyle

RACHEL Doyle, owner of the Arboretum garden centre in Leighlinbridge, has just been presented with a lifetime achievement gong in recognition of her 40 years in business at this year’s Retail Excellence awards ceremony in Killarney. It’s only the third...

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Controversial plan for Tullow could be fatal for local businesses

A €1.5 MILLION plan to enhance public safety at Tullow’s iconic bridge has been labelled a death knell for local...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 12:01pm Read More

Darren wins Lions ambassador award

TEN young people who are outstanding in the amount of volunteering and fundraising work they do were shortlisted in the...

Thursday, 16/11/17 - 12:26pm Read More

Tullow runners raised €11,000 for charities

AFTER months of sweat, tears and sore feet, it all finally paid off for eight long-distance runners from Tullow when...

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Carlow has longest wait for driving test

DRIVING test applicants in Carlow are being forced to wait an incredible six months to sit their driving test –...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 10:55am Read More

Patrick (91) is Carlow Carer of Year

A BALLON man who lovingly cared for his late wife who had suffered illness was named as this year’s Carlow...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 10:56am Read More

Jobs boost as Netwatch seeks ten new recruits

CARLOW-based company Netwatch has this week announced ten new positions at its research and development department, Netwatch Visual Labs. The...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:42am Read More

Most Carlovians are enjoying good health

OVERALL, Carlovians appear to be a healthy lot, with 86% of the county’s population stating that their health was either...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 11:43am Read More

‘Tullow is turning into a drive-thru’

TULLOW town centre will end up as a “drive-thru like a McDonald’s” because its main public car park closed on...

Thursday, 02/11/17 - 2:39pm Read More

IT students tell Carlow’s story

THREE students from IT Carlow have won a competition to sing the praises of Carlow as a place to live...

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National News

Elderly couple in Kerry left up to their waists in minutes after home was flooded

An elderly couple in Co Kerry were left up to their waists in water within minutes of their home being flooded in the early hours of this morning. Pat McElligott said his 88-year-old father and 78-year-old mother had to be...

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Here are tonight’s Lotto results…

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth almost €5.3m. The next Lotto draw will take place on Saturday...

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Ireland ‘to hold firm on demand for customs rules post-Brexit’

Ireland is determined to hold firm on the demand for matching customs rules north and south of the border post-Brexit,...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 8:46pm Read More

Man who ran off with taxi driver’s mobile caught via the phone’s tracker setting

A man who took part in the robbery of a taxi driver and was caught using a tracker on his...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:36pm Read More

Call for return of Operation Freeflow to keep traffic moving in Dublin

There is a call for Gardaí to bring back Operation Freeflow in Dublin. The operation was first introduced in 1996...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:26pm Read More

Piers Morgan to host new TV3 crime documentary series

Following on from the success of ‘Killer Women’, Piers Morgan hosts a brand new crime documentary series on TV3. ‘Serial...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:46pm Read More

Murder accused told gardaí he stabbed victim but couldn’t remember why

By Eoin Reynolds A murder accused told gardaí that he stabbed the deceased in the neck, but he couldn’t remember...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:26pm Read More

Jail for man who took part in robbery where victim was bound and stabbed with screwdriver

A man who took part in the robbery of a takeaway in which the owner was bound and stabbed with...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:06pm Read More

Former army private who attacked woman with broken glass bottle jailed for five years

A former army private who attacked a young woman with a broken glass bottle, leaving her “bleeding profusely” from the...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:06pm Read More

American doctor found not guilty of sexually assaulting Cork patient

An American doctor who was accused of sexually assaulting a patient at his surgery in county Cork amid claims that...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 5:56pm Read More