Carlow News

Myshall man appalled at illegal dumping near Mount Leinster

Four large bags of domestic rubbish dumped last week near the Nine Stones on Mount Leinster Photo: Finbarr O'Rourke
THE dumping of four black bags of rubbish in the breathtaking surrounds of the Blackstairs Mountains was described as “pure ignorance”. Finbarr O’Rourke, a professional photographer from Myshall, was visiting the Nine Stones on Tuesday with his sister and nephew,...

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Carlow Olympian’s mother says ticket fiasco was ‘totally confusing’

Gráinne Adams with her son Carlow Olympian Finn Lynch
ATTEMPTS to secure Olympic tickets from the organisation at the centre of ticket-touting allegations were described by the mother of...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 9:44am Read More

It was anything but manic Monday at annual Borris Fair

It’s all about the style for Kathleen Berry, Kathleen, Nelly, Nan and Ali Connors at Borris Fair
GLEAMING sunshine and a sea of happy faces couldn’t mask a drop in crowds at the annual Borris Fair. The...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 10:11am Read More

National News

No change to existing services for toll road users as tag dispute resolved

The dispute between toll tag provider eFlow and toll plaza operator Celtic Roads Group has been resolved. eFlow tags were due to stop working from next Wednesday on the M1 near Drogheda, the M7/ M8 near Portlaoise and the N25...

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Dublin boy (13) dies after motorbike crash in Derry

A 13-year-old boy has died following a crash involving a motorbike in Co Derry. Daniel Sheridan, from Dublin, was injured...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 5:32pm Read More

OCI appoint Grant Thornton to examine handling of tickets in Rio

The Olympic Council has appointed Grant Thornton to examine its handling of tickets for the Olympic Games in Rio, and...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 5:05pm Read More

Carlow Sport

Five sporting events to look forward to this weekend

Can anyone take The Nationalist Premier Division title from Crettyard this season?
By Aaron Doyle 1 Carlow soccer (Friday and Sunday) THE seniors have been playing all summer but the regular season of the Carlow and District Football League kicks-off once again this weekend. Crettyard United begin their defence of The Nationalist...

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Ballinkillen win a lacklustre clash by big margin

Ballinkillen 4-13 Naomh Bríd 1-7 By Kieran Murphy MIDWAY through the first half of this senior hurling championship clash on...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 1:05pm Read More

Murphy goal pushes St Mullins over line

Paul Doyle of St Mullins drives out past Naomh Eoin's Cillian McCabe during their senior hurling championship clash at Netwatch Cullen Park Photos: Thomas Nolan Photography
St Mullins 1-18 Naomh Eoin 1-15 By Kieran Murphy BOTH these sides will have much to chew over as the...

Thursday, 25/08/16 - 1:05pm Read More

National Sport

Dundalk fans set for over 15,000 kilometres of air travel after Europa League draw

North London pair Tottenham and Arsenal will be racking up the air miles on their Champions League trips this year – but it is nothing compared to the Europa League. With Arsenal travelling to Bulgaria to tackle Ludogorets Razgrad and...

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Ruby Walsh fit for return to racing in Cork after fall

Ruby Walsh is to make a quick return to action at Cork on Sunday after escaping serious injury in a...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 6:29pm Read More

Red Bull duo set pace in Belgium

Max Verstappen led a surprise Red Bull one-two in second practice for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix as Formula One roared...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 4:54pm Read More