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We invite companies to sponsor LoveHacketstown to help fund the maintenance of the website and other activities that will benefit the town. This month our community sponsor is  Terrafirma Training. Thank you for your support!

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The community section of the LoveHacketstown website provides information and links to all the community services Hacketstown has to offer. We are proud of our town and are delighted to showcase all it has to offer. #proudofourtown #lovehacketstown

Arts & Culture

Meet Hacketstown’s Artists & Musicians who proudly represent our town nationally & internationally.
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Hacketstown Sports Stars

We are very proud of our National and International sports stars who are fantastic role models for the youth of our town.
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History of Hacketstown

Take a look back at the history of Hacketstown and times gone by. #proudofourtown #lovehacketstown

Latest News

Legendary footballer Paaks carried his fame lightly

Legendary footballer Paaks carried his fame lightly

When local Gaels gather to talk about great Carlow players of the past, few can compare with the Clonmore colossus Paaks Connolly. Charlie Keegan reports IN 1947, Hacketstown won their sole Carlow senior hurling championship when, in a surprise result, they defeated...

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Lotto draw was held this evening at 4pm in Portlaoise there was no jackpot winner - ten match 3s and two from Hacketstown Parish each received €100. A full list of winner can be found on the parish website ( link below) NEXT WEEK'S JACKPOT IS €16,000 TICKETS CAN NOW BE PURCHASED ON THE LINK BELOW.

What fantastic running today by our very own Molly Scott. Blazing home in first place - 60m in 7.36 to claim the European Indoor Standard. Molly is a super role model for our town. Congratulations to Molly and her coach Deirdre Scott on today's amazing victory. We will be chatting to Molly over the coming days for a piece on the lovehacketstown website. #runmollyrun #lovehacketstown www.lovehacketstown.ie ...

Hacketstown Parish lotto is part of portlaoise parish this week’s jackpot is €15000 tickets €2 click on the link below
To purchase a ticket check out the Hacketstown Parish website. #hacketstownparish #lovehacketstown

Happy Valentines Day from #lovehacketstown send #adamsvirtualhug 💞💞💞 ...

In the Nationalist this week last year. Our under 10 boys take gold and u10 girls take silver in Co Carlow @communitygames1 final! Hopefully we will be back there soon. #champions #lovehacketstown #communitygames ...

Just a reminder not to leave items beside the recycling bins please. If it's full try another recycling centre. #keepourtowntidy #nodumping #useyourhead #lovehacketstown #proudofourtown ...

Winner of the fab Jo Browne valentines hamper is ........ Clodagh Hackett Well done Clodagh. Your prize is on its way. Thanks to everyone who entered and don't forget to check out www.lovehacketstown.ie our new website to promote Hacketstown. #competitionwinner #lovehacketstown #jobrowne #proudofourtown ...

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