Monday, September 28, 2020

Average wait for public cataract surgery is 29 months

According to the Association of Optometrist Ireland's 2019 Children's Eyecare & Cataract Survey, people in Carlow/Kilkenny constituency who are referred to the Hospital Eye...

Up to 65% of premises now have high-speed broadband

THE number of homes with high-speed broadband in Carlow has risen by 4% during the last five years, according to figures released at the...

It’s be all fright on the night as Scarefest returns

AFTER five sell-out sessions last Halloween, Scarefest is bringing back the "Paranormal Investigations" to Carlow this year. Five dates will be added to the...

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...

1,600 walkers raised €34,000 for Pieta House

MORE than €34,000 was handed over to Pieta House after 1,600 people took part in the recent annual Darkness Into Light walk. The fifth annual...

We fare poorly with our childcare

THE Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty has said it is disappointing that Ireland ranks among the worst in Europe for meeting people’s child...

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...

Super-fit Brennans reach quarter-finals

A LEIGHLINBRIDGE family has made it into the quarter-final of Ireland’s Fittest Family, the RTÉ show in which families go up against each other...

Cancer alert: EPA finds high radon levels in 20% of homes

ONE in five homes tested in Carlow have been found to have radon levels above the acceptable level, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

€230,000 funds for energy efficiency

CARLOW and Kilkenny are to get their share of funding as part of an energy retrofitting programme. A budget of €25 million has been allocated...
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