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Lads' hair today, gone tomorrow!
THINGS got hairy in Eire Og Clubhouse when members and players rallied together to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
Eateries clean up at awards night
LOCAL restaurants took a bite out of the awards when top notch dining in Carlow was celebrated at the Irish Restaurant awards in Dublin on Tuesday night.
Washington honour for volunteer of the year Orla
A CARLOW teenager who was named Ireland's youth volunteer of the year after raising more than €40,000 for charity was celebrated for her hard work and commitment at a special community awards ceremony in Washington at the weekend.
Man found not guilty of manslaughter
A CARLOW man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of the manslaughter of a married couple in a Kilkenny road crash.
Horror collision claims two lives
COMMUNITIES around Carlow were shocked and saddened at the weekend following a fatal road traffic collision between a car and a minivan in Bagenalstown that claimed the lives of two people and injured others.
Three is the magic number
A CARLOW couple who fought the odds is celebrating this week after bringing home the latest addition to their family, a set of triplets.
Crazy cross county chase
Carlow youths tried to evade capture by throwing copper tanks, diesel drums and tools into the path of a garda patrol car during a high-speed chase on Friday.
Ballynoe House price drops to €1.25 million
A Georgian house set on 50 acres at Ardattin is on the market with an asking price of €1.25 million, more than €2.5 million less than it was valued at five years ago.
Man stabbed in head during wedding brawl
A man was stabbed in the head during a brawl involving up to 40 people at a wedding in the Dolmen Hotel, the second time in less than three months such a row has occurred.
Mobile home fire claims life of Cecil
THE communities of Hacketstown and Knockanna were saddened at the weekend when a well known local character lost his life in a fire broke that out in his mobile home.