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1. (Placename) a county of SE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster: mostly flat, with barren mountains in the southeast. County town: Carlow. Pop: 46 014 (2002). Area: 896 sq km (346 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Carlow. Pop: 18 487 (2002)


(ˈkɑr loʊ)

a county in Leinster in the SE Republic of Ireland. 40,948; 346 sq. mi. (896 sq. km). Co. seat: Carlow.
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He was amazed that Walt Disney's ancestors are buried in Clonmelsh cemetary near Carlow.
Tenders are invited for carlow county council on behalf of carlow town development forum is seeking proposals for the development of a carlow town biodiversity strategy action plan.
CARLOW'S hopes of promotion from Division 4 of the Allianz League are hanging by a thread after Offaly delivered two hammer blows in the closing minutes of yesterday's clash at O'Connor Park.
KCLR FM (Kilkenny and Carlow) and KFM (Kildare) can now push ahead with lavish plans after a court challenge by established operators in Carlow and Kildare to their launches was withdrawn.
Tenders are invited for supply spraying of approx 425 tn of bitumen binder, loading and transporting approx 4,200 tn of ~free issue~ chippings ranging from 6 to 14 mm from the designated chip depots to the works locations mechanically spreading of approx 4,200 tn of ~free issue~ chippings ranging from 6 to 14mm rolling the chippings with a rubber wheeled roller, single or double surface dressing method, all to carlow county council~s instruction including all associated testing to circa 46km of public roadway of various lengths and widths at various locations around the county of carlow with 80% polymer modified bitumen.
CARLOW recovered from a five point half-time deficit to record a stunning win over Waterford at Fraher Field on Saturday night.
KERRY continued their march through the hurling qualifiers with an easy eight-point win over a disappointing Carlow in Thurles.
Tenders are invited for carlow tourism clg and carlow local authorities have identified the need to engage the services of suitably qualified professionals to complete a five-year tourism strategy for county carlow to incorporate a marketing, experience and product development plan.
Initially, Mary I successfully had the result of their defeat to IT Carlow two weeks ago overturned after questioning the eligibility of their opponents' corner-back, James Gannon.
CLASSY Laois booked their place in the preliminary final against Dublin with a five goal blast to sink Carlow in Portlaoise.
Tenders are invited for carlow county council is seeking to engage a multi-disciplinary team, led by economic consultants but comprising of, inter alia spatial land-use planning architectural/urban design consultants, civil engineering and quantity surveying consultants, to research and produce the carlow town - regeneration vision and implementation strategy including an economic analysis and master plan for carlow town to guide the development of the town to 2040.Type of contract: services
IT CARLOW are to appeal the decision to have them thrown out of the Fitzgibbon Cup.