Carlow News

Assault victim Laura still fighting for her life after vicious attack

LAURA Gates, the 51-year-old woman who was viciously assaulted in Carlow town last month, is still unresponsive in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny and has picked up a lung infection after being moved from the intensive care unit. Laura has been...

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Baby Cara’s arrival adds fifth generation to the Kealy clan

THE birth of a child is a cause of great celebration. One Carlow family, however, has extra reason to rejoice,...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 2:13pm Read More

Freddy Buttons goes global as he sets his sights on China

CARLOW-BASED author of children’s books Fiona Dillon and her company Tumbledown Media are set to hit the international stage with...

Friday, 21/07/17 - 2:16pm Read More

Retiring principal Sonia gets wonderful send-off at St Laserian’s School

THE retiring principal of St Laserian’s School in Carlow town spoke about her privilege of having worked at the school....

Friday, 21/07/17 - 2:19pm Read More

The hidden cost of farm crime

CRIME is hitting Carlow farmers in the pocket as well threatening their sense of security. A recent survey by the...

Friday, 14/07/17 - 2:10pm Read More

Homeless mum ends her protest at council buildings

A CONTROVERSIAL protest outside the buildings of Carlow County Council, which ran for more than three weeks, ended last week....

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Hundreds turn out in the rain to show their support for Laura

HUNDREDS of drawings and hand-made cards have been pouring in from children to help their beloved lollipop lady recover after...

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Karate kids run for the hills at martial arts fundraiser

CARLOW martial arts exponents traded their black belts for runners as the fourth annual Ballinabranna 5km fun run took place...

Friday, 14/07/17 - 2:22pm Read More

Carlow let down badly by the IDA

CARLOW has got only one-third of the IDA jobs that it should have received based on its population. That’s the...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:23pm Read More

Carlow woman to feature in Brennan TV show

A CARLOW town mother of four is among the 12 people featured in Francis Brennan’s Grand Tour of Vietnam, the...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:27pm Read More

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...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:30am Read More

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...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:20am Read More

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...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 8:50am Read More