Driver hit with €250 in fines
FINES were imposed at Gorey District Court last week on Seamus Lancaster (35) of 24 Tanner Hall, Carlow, after he was caught without tax or a certificate of roadworthiness on his vehicle at Ryland Upper, Bunclody, on April 19 last.
Future-thinking Sarah and Caitlin prove they are 'Streets' ahead
Two sixth class pupils from Bennekerry NS managed to scoop second and third prize in the recent 'Future Streets' Competition run by the County Enterprise Board.
Griffins made huge contribution to the Community Games
A massive crowd of over 140 people crammed into Askea Parish Centre recently to say a massive thank you to Bernie, Noel and Brian Griffin who have decided to step aside from their official roles with the Community Games after 31 years.
Green World Ambassador honour for Biologic
A Carlow-based company has been honoured as an International Green World Ambassador at a prestigious ceremony at the House of Commons in London.
Town glistens beneath majestic festive lights
People gathered in their droves on Thursday evening to officially celebrate the start of the festive season as the Christmas lights were switched on at Carlow Town Hall. Cathaoirleach of Carlow Town Council, Cllr Eileen Brophy, was delighted to do the honours and was impressed by assembled crowd.
New whiskey released
Carlow-based whiskey distillers Bernard and Rosemary Walsh have released their first Whiskey since the announcement of their Distillery Expansion Partnership with Italian drinks giants Ilva.
€3,000 tobacco is seized
Revenue's Customs Service made another seizure in Carlow this week as part of an intelligence-led joint operation with Carlow Gardaí.
Three stab victims taken to hospital
A violent attack in Graiguecullen on Tuesday night last resulted in three people being admitted to hospital with stab wounds.
Lights not working
THOMAS Kavanagh of Mountkelly, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow, was caught towing a cattle trailer without its brake lights working, at Ryland Road, Bunclody on May 21 last, Gorey District Court heard last week. Judge Gerard Haughton fined him €150.
Director calls time on Choral Society
Choral Director of Carlow Choral Society, Blánaid Murphy (pictured) has decided to step down after 20 years in the position.