Carlow (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Carlow (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 52.84
Longitude: -6.92
population: 20,055
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Students in some counties ‘unfairly denied’ PLC places

Students in some counties are being unfairly denied access to post-Leaving Certificate courses, a teachers’ union has claimed.The number of places on PLC courses, mostly run in colleges managed by the 16 education and training boards (ETBs, formerly vocational ... [Published Irish Examiner - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

THERE ARE LARGE disparities in the number of places on Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses between counties, new research has revealed.While counties like Cavan and Carlow one place for every 58 and 61 people respectively, Offaly has one for every ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Irish dairy farmers under threat from robot automation in new research (IrishCentral)

‘Robot’ milkers allow scores of cows to be milked without a farmer being present.Photo by: gettyimages.comDairy farmers are under threat of automation under a new scheme proposed by an Irish state agency.Ireland’s agricultural development agency Teagasc ... [Published Irish Central - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Minister Phil Hogan and Regional Authorities - FG Style ... yahoo!

"Regional Authorities in Ireland have two main functions: to promote the co-ordination of public service provision and to monitor the delivery of European Union Structural Fund assistance in the regions. The Regional Authorities have specific responsibility ... [Published Politics.ie - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mayo and Cork most nominated in ‘Best Place to Go Wild’ contest

So far more than 1,200 people have entered the Irish Times Best Place to Go Wild in Ireland competition: our hunt for the best places on the island to experience nature. Every county is now represented, with 12 days to go before the closing date.Counties ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Report shows rural towns struggling

The west and South West have the highest concentration of the strongest towns according to the Teagasc Rural Report launched last week.Leitrim had an average ranking of 153 which puts the county middle of the table with 300 towns surveyed.Manorhamilton ... [Published Leitrim Observer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Survey reveals best and worst of Galway towns

GALWAY towns and villages have been ranked third in Ireland as regards their economic strength in coming to terms with the impact of the collapse of the Celtic Tiger over the past six years.The national farm advisory body, Teagasc, ranked 300 towns and ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mountmellick rated ‘poorest’

Mountmellick has scored the poorest out of Laois’ seven big towns for it’s economic strength, in a nationwide analysis by Teagasc.The survey is based on employment and the level of migration to small towns with a population above 1,500, as recorded in ... [Published Leinster Express - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Call For National Debate On Irelands Energy Policy

Fine Gael Carlow TD, Pat Deering, has called on Carlow people to get involved in the national debate on Ireland's energy policy, after meeting today with Carlow residents concerned about windfarms and pylons.Mr Deering said: "We need to undertake a holistic ... [Published Build.ie - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually’

MAYO’S AIDAN O’SHEA believes the GAA is on course for professionalism and mergers between smaller counties is an inevitable prospect.The 2012 Allstar midfielder concedes that pay-for-play may not happen during his playing days but it is a scenario that ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against wind energy infrastructure

Thousands of people are gathering in central Dublin for a major rally against pylons and wind turbines.Organisers say over 200 community groups from across the Midlands and West are involved in today’s march from Parnell Square to the Dáil.They say Minister ... [Published Newstalk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

St Leo's student in Linguistics Olympiad

A St Leo's College student proudly flew the flag for Carlow recently at the All-Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) Finals in Trinity College Dublin. Niamh Germaine was among the one hundred secondary school students who managed to reach the final with ... [Published Carlow People - Apr 15 2014]

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O’Brien said, "Ireland and New Zealand are really the only two countries that operate an almost completely grass-based system."
He added: "It is strikingly obvious that more needs to be done to achieve a greater balance in inward investment. The figures don't represent where investment is going, but the reality is, that if you don't show investors areas outside Dublin, they are not going to invest there."

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Students in some counties ‘unfairly denied’ PLC... [Published Irish Examiner - 2 hours ago]
TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Le... [Published TheJournal.ie - 19 hours ago]
Easter Statement from the Republican Movement Cork [Published Indymedia Ireland - Apr 20 2014]
Irish dairy farmers under threat from robot aut... [Published Irish Central - Apr 19 2014]
Crawley Irish ambassador meets The Queen, Princ... [Published Crawley News - Apr 19 2014]
They met by chance . . . [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 19 2014]
McGrath accuses IDA of Dublin jobs bias [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 19 2014]
IDA is accused of Dublin bias after 12 counties... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 19 2014]
Minister Phil Hogan and Regional Authorities - ... [Published Politics.ie - Apr 19 2014]
Mayo and Cork most nominated in ‘Best Place to ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 18 2014]
Report shows rural towns struggling [Published Leitrim Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Survey reveals best and worst of Galway towns [Published Connaught Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Mountmellick rated ‘poorest’ [Published Leinster Express - Apr 17 2014]
Irish Examiner group to shed about 50 jobs as p... [Published Irish Times - Apr 16 2014]
Call For National Debate On Irelands Energy Policy [Published Build.ie - Apr 16 2014]
Netwatch Commercial Crime Report shows increase... [Published Business & Leadership - Apr 16 2014]
Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 16 2014]
O’Shea: Pay for play and franchises will happen [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
Winner of the Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year A... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Apr 15 2014]
Mayo dairy farmer named Teagasc student of the ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 15 2014]
As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Comm... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 15 2014]
Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against w... [Published Newstalk - Apr 15 2014]
St Leo's student in Linguistics Olympiad [Published Carlow People - Apr 15 2014]
150 jobs at IrishTV with new channel [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
‘Forced to avail of the Dole’: 120 Navy and Arm... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 14 2014]
Education Department obfuscates on Bus Éireann [Published Village Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Launch of new channel IrishTV could create 150 ... [Published Silicon Republic - Apr 14 2014]
Six councils set to face planning probes [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 12 2014]
The most economically depressed town in Ireland... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 11 2014]
£75m European investment will build Irish links [Published Wales Online - Apr 11 2014]
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