Eco-friendly garden opens in Clonegal NS

LOVE of the great outdoors and the environment could clearly be seen at St Brigid’s NS, Clonegal recently when the school officially opened ‘An Seomra Ranga sa Ghairdín’ (the classroom in the garden). Local curate Fr Joseph Fleming performed the...

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Carlow music students hit all the right notes at college

YOUNG Carlow musicians hit all the right notes as part of a Music Student Experience Day at Waterford IT. Lecturers on the BA (hons) music course in WIT’s school of humanities recently held a ‘Music Student Experience’ day for prospective...

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80 Syrians to be resettled in Carlow

SYRIAN refugees could be resettled in Carlow as early as October. Carlow County Council’s acting chief executive Dan McInerney confirmed...

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Irish Water threatens to cut supply at senior citizens’ facility in Carlow

A THREAT by Irish Water to disconnect supply to a senior citizens’ charity has been described as “diabolical”. The Carlow...

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Ingenious armband wins junior entrepreneur award for inventive Killeshin kids

INSPIRING the wilds of children’s imaginations and encouraging them to produce something concrete and real from those ideas is what...

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Childcare centre will introduce Rathoe kids to the great outdoors

A CHILDCARE centre with a difference, in which youngsters are encouraged to play outside as much as they like, was...

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Homeless mum plans to squat in council offices until she is housed

A DESPERATE Carlow woman threatened to squat in the council offices as she sought accommodation for herself and her six-year-old...

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Techie twins scoop top award for their online maths game

TWINS Aisling and Lily Mulcahy Ralph from sixth class in Scoil Mhuire gan Smál scooped a top award for a...

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Incessant rain failed to dampen spirits at Amy Lawler truck run

IT was a day for the umbrellas, but no-one told that to supporters of the Amy Lawler truck run, who...

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Carlow respite-care crisis is putting a huge strain on local families

PARENTS who have nowhere to bring their children with special needs if they are called away on emergency have been...

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Thieves make off with religious statues from St Clare’s Church in Graiguecullen

TWO beautiful statues that are of huge spiritual value to the parish of Graiguecullen were stolen from a grotto in...

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Carlow town residents dumping rubbish on their own estate

DUMPERS have been accused of running down their own estate in Carlow town. Springfield Park near the River Burrin is...

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Tullow Tank launches Value Centre’s new-look Premises on Tullow Rd

VALUE Centre Carlow will continue to ‘knock-on’ the savings to its customers following a €200,000 investment in the branch that’s...

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Visitors were in foodie heaven at Celtic-themed Taste of Carlow

THE delicious tastes of Carlow with a distinctive Celtic bite had the crowds flocking to Potato Market recently. The hugely...

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Carlow Depot closure will cost grain growers €150k

CARLOW farmers have vowed that they will fight to keep a local grain depot open, warning that its closure will...

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Amazing Amy (13) dances her way to world title in Belfast

A TINRYLAND girl is on top of the world after achieving the ultimate accolade in Irish dancing − a world...

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Pan Celtic party attracts 20,000 visitors for fab five-day festival

THE International Pan Celtic Festival was worth a staggering €2 million to the local economy, welcoming almost 20,000 people to...

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Carlow teens an integral part of brass band project

A GROUP of Carlow teenagers made a big impact over the Easter holidays when they took part in an aptly-named...

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Carlow ballet kids bring the wonderful stories of princes, fairies and Cinderella to life

FROM summer fairies to sparkling stars and playful mice to mischievous leaves, the story of Cinderella was rarely as animated...

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Carlow boy (9) jumps for joy as CF life-saving drug becomes freely available

TEARS of joy were shed by Carlow families affected by cystic fibrosis (CF) after funding for a life-saving drug was...

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