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A Hero’ Welcome Home for Hacketstown’s Molly Scott

A Hero’ Welcome Home for Hacketstown’s Molly Scott

St Joseph’s NS and the lovehacketstown group joined forces to welcome home their native Molly Scott from the European Indoor Athletics Championship 2021. Locals and the children from St Joseph’s NS were very excited to speak to Molly about her experience representing...

New website puts Hacketstown on the global map

New website puts Hacketstown on the global map

HACKETSTOWN has launched its first-ever website, putting the town firmly on the map and connecting the community right across the globe. Over past year, the LoveHacketstown group has come together to create content, images and videos to develop Hacketstown’s...

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...

Hacketstown Sports Stars Encourage Kids to Stay Active

Hacketstown Sports Stars Encourage Kids to Stay Active

Molly Scott, International athlete and Jordan Tallon, Shamrock Rovers, both from Hacketstown, gave a candidate interview to the lovehacketstown campaign about their time in lockdown and how their training is going. They are both encouraging local children to keep...

Santa’s Post Box Delights Children from Hacketstown

Santa’s Post Box Delights Children from Hacketstown

A FRISSON of excitement flew through the village of Hacketstown when a bright-red postbox appeared on Main Street, as if by magic! The boys and girls of Hacketstown have been researching and planning their Christmas toy lists for weeks now and with just over a month...

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