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 70th anniversary. Tullow native Yvonne Jones (née O’Toole) was appointed as president of the organisation at its AGM last Tuesday...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Carlow man still in shock after surprise appearance at the Oscars in LA

RYAN Reynolds, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep … Hollywood royalty, all rubbing shoulders with Carlow’s Tom and Lisa Lucas, who last...

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Tullow sisters shortlisted for prestigious beauty awards

TWO local sisters have amazingly been named alongside top names from the beauty industry for the prestigious 2017 Image Magazine Business...

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Ballon café scoops gong at restaurant awards

A BALLON café has been awarded a prestigious regional gong at the coveted Irish Restaurant Awards 2017. Café de Mode...

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Catering staff at Carlow College raise €1.7k for Holy Angels

THE Holy Angels Day Care Centre was delighted to receive a substantial cheque from a series of fundraisers organised by...

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Carlow Tourism splits over stance on Blueway plan

LOCAL tourism businesses are resigning from Carlow Tourism in the wake of its board members’ public support for the controversial...

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Amy hit it off with her beau on dating show

A MUSIC student from Fenagh who has never had a boyfriend bravely appeared on the RTÉ show First Dates Ireland in...

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Carlow teenage Tadhg wins third prize in Pan Celtic Song Contest

A CARLOW singer was among the winners at the Pan Celtic Song Contest on Saturday. There was a tremendous turnout...

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Domantas rewarded with UCD scholarship for academic excellence

DOMANTAS Jaguitis, a former St Mary’s Academy CBS student, has just been awarded a scholarship for academic excellence by University...

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Library recreates life on deck of ill-fated Titanic for book festival

GRAIGNAMANAGH Library was transformed into the Titanic at a hugely enjoyable ‘Afternoon tea on the Titanic’ event recently. It was held...

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Tullow man in coma after sustaining head injuries

GARDAÍ in Tullow are hunting for an attacker after a 31-year-old man was discovered at his apartment by his mother...

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