10 hrs ago
Giraffe dies after hitting head on bridge in SA
A young giraffe died today from head injuries sustained while being transported, blindfolded, in an open truck along a South African highway.
12 hrs ago
Pope Thanks 14-Year-Old Irish Girl for Supporting Her Mother
Pope Francis has sent a thank you note to a 14-year-old girl in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote Nicole Kane of County Carlow, Ireland, a personal letter thanking her for being "such a support" to her mother, who was sexually abused, reported the Irish Times on Wednesday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
O'Flynn set to fight to obtain control of company
One of the country's biggest property developers has said he is prepared to fight to the end to prevent him from losing control of his family's company.
Jury in Alan Wilson trial to begin deliberating
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering teenager Mariora Rostas is expected to begin deliberating on a verdict tomorrow morning after a six-week trial.
LRC talks over consultant's pay break down
Industrial action at Limerick group of hospitals over a management consultant earning 250,000 is set to continue, after talks at the Labour Relations Commission broke down today.
Today in the press
RULES OVER CFDs TO BE INTRODUCED NEXT YEAR - The Government will belatedly introduce rules to force disclosure of shares held through contracts for difference next year - five years later than first planned, reports The Irish Independent.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Brought drugs into prison
A TWENTY year old Carlow man who thought he was 'doing his brother a favour' by bringing in drugs when he visited him in Midlands Prison, was convicted and given a six month suspended sentance at Portlaoise District Court last Thursday, April 4. Brian Condron of 112 Riverview Close, Carlow was going in to visit his brother on September 18 last, ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Graigue remanded after big Garda operation
Three Graiguecullen men have been remanded in custody following garda raids on properties in counties Laois and Carlow last week.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Warning graphic content: Former farming leader jailed for "appalling" animal cruelty
These are some of the horrifying images of starving and dead animals on the land of one of the country's one-time farming leaders.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Meath Chronicle
Riders wanted for Down Syndrome Tour de Leinster
Down Syndrome Ireland is calling on amateur cyclists from Meath to saddle up for the inaugural Tour de Leinster charity challenge.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
a 165,000 for family of woman who had surgery too late
THE family of a woman who died days after an operation was carried out too late has settled a High Court action for a 165,000 in damages.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Some Saoirse Stuff #2
FAIR City star Rachael Pilkington has united a host of famous names to call on the Government to ban fur farming in Ireland.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Talbot Hotel, Carlow on Friday 08 August 7pm. Tickets are on sale now and moving fast so please contact Cathy Doyle on 0879817092 for all queries.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Parish lotto jackpot is now heading for a 16,550 and it would be lovely jackpot to win.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Nine-foot fence erected in part of grounds of Mount Wolseley hotel...
The fence delineates the grounds attached to the hotel and the area owned by Donal and Breda Morrissey who live in the adjoining Mount Wolseley House and whose companies operated the hotel before it went into examinership.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Bishop sets out to meet the people
On Sunday The Episcopal Ordination of Very Rev Denis Nulty for the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin took place in the Cathedral of the Assumption Carlow.
Mental health service 'in crisis' - Healy
Deputy Seamus Healy has called on the Minister for Health to personally intervene in the Mental Health Service in South Tipperary.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Work4You set up by Acquired Brain Injury Ireland can help people with injury return to work, training or education.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Thu Jul 10, 2014
By-election to replace Hogan is delayed until spring
THE by-election to replace Phil Hogan when he becomes European Commissioner won't be held until next spring - not with two other votes to replace departed TDs in the autumn.