Victory in the border battle for Graiguecullen was savoured by councillors who represent the area last week one of home hit out at a Fianna FA il politician over her stance at a Municipal District meeting. Chairman Cllr Paschal McEvoy noted that Laois had successfully fought to retain an area around Graiguecullen - an area that it had been proposed to transfer to Carlow through the boundary commission that proposed part of Kilkenny goes under Waterford County Council's control.
It was a double double win at the Humanitas Prize ceremony today with Hidden Figures and Hacksaw Ridge taking the feature top award and Ava DuVernay's 13th and Jim: The James Foley Story earning top documentary honors. Nate Parker's The Birth Of A Nation won in the Sundance Feature Film category.
The Justice Minister has said that she can't intervene with the decision not to prosecute in the case of a Durrow man's fatal stabbing. Deputies Sean Fleming and Brian Stanley had called for a statement and review by the Minister into the death of 21-year-old Durrow native Kieran Monaghan in Kilkenny City in 2012.
An analysis of the Property Price Register carried out by leading property website, MyHome.ie has found that the level of property transactions across the country fell by 3.5% in 2016 to 47,175. While the level of transactions may have fallen, the total value of property transactions actually increased by 7.4% to over 11.5bn.
A teenager who captured the hearts of people with a heartbreaking video in a bid to raise money to help with her rare cancer treatment has suffered a worrying health setback. Shauntelle Tynan, from Carlow travelled to Houston in Texas last Saturday for a week to establish how her fight against the hystiocytosis-x cancer was going.
MEMBERS OF Students for a Just Palestine protest a scheduled lecture by Ambassador to Ireland Ze'ev Boker at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, yesterday.. A pro-Palestinian protest at Trinity College in Dublin on Monday night forced the cancellation of a talk by Ambassador to Ireland Ze'ev Boker.
The Options were granted to Mr O'Quigley on 1 May 2012 under Falcon's approved stock option plan and were due to expire on 30 April 2017. Mr O'Quigley will concurrently sell 4,500,000 shares through a placing with an unrelated private investor at GBP 0.145 per share.
Ireland's largest fuel and convenience retailer, Topaz announced yesterday that it will be creating a total of 230 jobs in conjunction with McDonald's across two Motorway Service Areas located on the M8 Cork/Dublin Road in Fermoy and the M9 Dublin/Waterford Road at Rathcrogue, Co. Carlow.
The 30-year-old rapper split up with the 'S&M' hitmaker in October last year after having gone public with their relationship in the summer, but it seems the star hasn't quite left the beauty behind him as he heaped the praise on her during a live show in Dublin, Ireland, on Monday , which also happened to be Rihanna's 29th birthday. He said on stage: "It's somebody's birthday today -- somebody I have a lot of love for and a lot of respect for.