Monday, April 6, 2020

Special Irish club for primary pupils in a class of its own…

GLOR Cheatharlach, in association with Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach, is setting up of a new Irish club for primary school pupils. There has been a huge demand...

Town’s First Responders mark a busy first year with 187 calls

THE 19 members of Carlow Town Community First Responders (CFR) celebrated their first anniversary at a reception in Carlow County Council. Their first year...

Facebook and ilk ‘are healthy for teens’

A STUDY led by Queen’s University Belfast has found social media messaging has a significant positive effect on the health of teenagers. The study of...

Local cafe named in top 100 retailers

THE owners of a Carlow café, the Neighbourhood Espresso, have said they are honoured to have been chosen as one of the Top 100...

We waste €570,000 of Christmas food!

CARLOW shoppers will waste 50% more food during Christmas week, totalling €570,000, compared to the rest of the year.  The €570,000 is the equivalent...

New Lidl plans still held up by county council

THE proposed new Lidl in Bagenalstown have been “on hold” since April on the local authority’s planning website after Carlow County Council sought “further...

Dementia and Nutrition

World Alzheimer Month takes place this September and in this article Carlow People takes a look at dementia and nutrition, and the things that...

Talks to begin on next year’s Ploughing

NEGOTIATIONS to bring the National Ploughing Championships back to Carlow in 2020 will begin in earnest over the coming weeks. Meanwhile, Carlow’s legendary Eamonn Tracey...

Local finalists named for country’s main food awards

THE Irish food awards, Blas na hÉireann, the Irish food awards, have reached the penultimate stage of this year’s awards, with the announcement of...

Penneys plan sinks €70m retail scheme

WORK is expected to start next year on a new-look Penneys store to replace the company’s former shop in the retail park on Kennedy...
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