Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

Drinking to excess – just part of Irish culture?

21% of Irish adults classified as hazardous drinkers, while 23% are at potential risk of becoming hazardous drinkers New Drinkaware Index published reveals 19% exceed...

Two local schools are tops in the Green Flag gong

STUDENTS from two Carlow schools were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards recently. St...

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...

He loves, he loves me not: we have highest divore rate

COUNTY Carlow has the highest divorce rate in the country, according to figures from the Circuit Court. The county has been at the No....

Something for the weekend?

Why not treat yourself to the perfect weekend treat by whipping up Siúcra x Catherine Fulvio’s Mousse au Deux Chocolat. These sweet little pots may...

61% of over-60s admit to breaking speed limit

In advance of the June Bank Holiday weekend, new research by Liberty Insurance shows that more than half (52%) of Irish drivers admit to...

Autism: ‘schools under sourced’

A CARLOW mother has said that children with autism are being hugely disadvantaged because they can’t get school places. Stephanie Hogan has started a campaign...

Scholarships in merger deal with GPA, IT

TWO new scholarships open to members of The Gaelic Players Association have been announced by the GPA in association with Institute of Technology Carlow....

Parents’ agony over bringing baby home

THE Carlow parents of a baby with a rare condition have told how they are facing an agonising wait to bring her home from...
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