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 the knot in a nuptial themed on the era of mobs and gangsters in the USA. Sorcha from Chapelstown, Carlow...

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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...

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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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Siobhan shortlisted for spec wearer title

THE SPEC-tacular confidence and style a local lady brings to wearing her glasses has put her in the frame to...

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Walking tour explores rich cultural heritage of Milford

MILFORD bridges were a hive of hi-vis activity over the last two weekends of August as the inaugural Milford Walking...

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Carlovians prefer to commute by car

THE latest census figures have revealed that Carlovians are travelling further to their places of work, face increased commuting times...

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Big drop in number of teens taking vital vaccine

A DRAMATIC fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine has prompted groups of doctors, dentists, scientists, researchers, oncologists and...

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Hundreds come to Ballinkillen to remember Eoghan and Ruaírí

AROUND 200 children and 100 adults descended on the quiet village of Ballinkillen to take part in a hurling blitz...

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Carlow Rose Ciara misses the cut but had the time of her life

CARLOW Rose Ciara Dooley may not have made it to our TV screens this week, but that hasn’t stopped her...

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Memorial stone is dedicated to ‘Mr Clonegal’, Willie White

A LIFE dedicated to his native place was remembered in Clonegal last week with the unveiling of a memorial stone...

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UK retail chain to create 80 jobs

THE founder of a UK home and garden retail chain that will shortly set up a new superstore in Carlow...

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You’ve got to hand it to Daniel!

THE weekly bridge game of Mary Carroll and her friends in Signature Care Nursing Home in Killerig had a new...

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Nominations open for Carlow Business Awards 2017

Carlovians everywhere are encourage to have their say and nominate one or more businesses for Carlow Business awards 2017. Nominating...

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