Carlow News

D-Day looms for Barrow Blueway decision as local council receives 443 submissions

AROUND 400 objections were sent to Carlow County Council on the divisive Barrow Blueway project as a decision is expected this Thursday. A total of 443 submissions were made to the local planning office on the planning application for a...

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Yvonne is new president of Carlow chamber

COUNTY Carlow Chamber has elected a new president as it heads into a milestone year for the organisation − its...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:15pm Read More

Lifetime achievement award for Carlow scientist

A CARLOW scientist and author has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for decades of extensive study on Ireland’s...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:21pm Read More

Carlow tennis club served up glitz and glamour at sold-out fashion show

SOME sartorial aces were served recently when Carlow Lawn Tennis Club hosted a sold-out fashion show in the Seven Oaks...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:23pm Read More

Mount Wolseley Hotel complex is up for sale

ONE of Carlow’s most prominent hotels is up for sale and could be yours if you have a spare €14...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 9:52am Read More

Bullied schoolgirl tried to end it all

A TEENAGER is in intensive care after she attempted to take her own life last Wednesday after months of being...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 9:55am Read More

Mouth watering line-up planned for this year’s Celtic Taste of Carlow

TOP celebrity chefs Kevin Dundon and Derry Clarke have been announced as part of the mouth-watering line-up for this year’s...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 9:57am Read More

Carlow duo in semi-final of song competition

LOCAL songwriters Paul Kealy and Jack Carey have made it to the semi-finals of one of the most prestigious songwriting...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 9:59am Read More

Carlow Toastmasters raise a glass to celebrate 20th anniversary

FROM wedding speeches to PowerPoint presentations and work events to college presentations, the positive effect of Carlow Toastmasters over the...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 10:01am Read More

Security firm goes on clamping spree at Aldi

SHOPPERS in Carlow have vowed never to shop in Aldi again after their cars were clamped, leading to a hefty...

Wednesday, 08/03/17 - 2:53pm Read More

National News

Newlywed Limerick couple and lucky Cork man won big in the Lotto last weekend

Two Lotto players from Tipperary and Cork won an incredible €736,354 between them in Lotto Plus and Lotto Match 5+ Bonus prizes. A delighted couple from Tipperary, who wish to remain private, won the Lotto Plus 1 top prize of...

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Two hospitalised after stabbing incident at Mountjoy linked to gangland feud

Two Mountjoy prisoners have been taken to hospital following a stabbing incident. It is reported in various media that Thomas...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:22pm Read More

Police investigating alleged sexual assault in Belfast

Police in the North are appealing for information in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a woman in Belfast....

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:34pm Read More

Search for missing Coast Guard crew members continues today in challenging diving conditions

Two weeks after Rescue 116 came down off the County Mayo coast, a major operation is continuing to try and...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:21pm Read More

Direct rule will be reintroduced in Northern Ireland if talks fail, MPs told

The British government will countenance the reintroduction of direct rule in Northern Ireland if extended talks to restore powersharing fail,...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:09pm Read More

TDs meeting to discuss future of water charges

A group of TDs examining the future of water charges in Ireland will meet to consider its final report today....

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:06pm Read More

PSNI investigate reports of human waste found in Coca Cola delivery at factory

Police in the North are investigating reports of human waste being found in a shipment delivered to a Coca Cola...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:42pm Read More

Dog owner fined €2,500 for causing unnecessary suffering to her five pets

A Tipperary owner of five dogs has been rapped on the knuckles at Cashel District Court for causing unnecessary suffering...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:21am Read More

Smartphone app for youths causes concern among parents

There is concern about a smartphone app that is proving hugely popular among young people in Ireland. A number of...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 9:21am Read More

42-year-old man released after being questioned in connection with death of Nicola Collins

Update 11.15am: The man detained in connection with the death of Nicola Collins has been released by Gardaí. The 42-year-old...

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