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, as the birth of Cara Lennon Kealy last month means there are now five generations of the same family. And...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Cyclists raise €11,000 for Holy Angels

THE work of the Holy Angels Day Care Centre proved a fantastic motivation to cyclists from Slaney Valley Cycle Club,...

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Carlow students beat the odds to win racing internships

TWO CARLOW students have beaten the odds to win a place on an internship programme with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)....

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Palatine’s fittest family surpasses all expectations

AFTER two days of slogging it out, from lifting sandbags and crawling under nets, to leaping over hay bales and...

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Locals welcome reopening of garda station in Leighlinbridge

NEWS that Leighlinbridge Garda Station is to reopen has been resoundly welcomed in the village. The reopening of the station,...

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President Higgins among the first to view Leonard Cohen requiem

PRESIDENT of Ireland Michael D Higgins was among the first to view a new piece of contemporary theatre premiered in...

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Paul’s stirring anthem will be heard all over the racing world

THE inspiring words of a Carlow songwriter with echo round The Curragh next week as part of the Dubai Duty...

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Carlow man survives tower block inferno

A CARLOW man has miraculously survived the Grenfell Tower inferno, in which up to 100 of his neighbours and friends...

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Cute pooch Bailey will fly the flag for Carlow

AN eight-month-old puppy called Bailey has beaten 60 other dogs to represent his county in this year’s Petmania puppy of...

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Protest outside Carlow County Council

CARLOW County Council believes a 26-year-old homeless mother who is camping in protest outside the council offices should live with...

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Country star Derek hoists the green flag at Dunleckney NS

NEWTOWN Dunleckney NS raised its third green flag at a special event last week. Country singer and Garryhill native Derek...

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