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

Man arrested with €200,000 cash in car in Dublin

A man has been arrested as part of an operation targeting organised crime in Dublin. Gardaí seized €200,000 in cash in search of a vehicle in the Fonthill Road area yesterday afternoon. The money had been concealed in the car...

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Latest in Rio ticket scandal: Kevin Mallon released from Brazil jail

Sports hospitality boss, Kevin Mallon, arrested by police in Rio de Janeiro over an alleged ticket-touting operation has been released...

Sunday, 28/08/16 - 9:49am Read More

Cork punter turns €9 into over €28,000 with three football accumulator wins

A lucky Cork punter scooped over €28,000 after three of their football accumulators won. The most profitable accumulator, placed in...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 10:06pm 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

Rory McIlroy seven shots off the pace in Barclay’s Championship final

Rory McIlroy is seven shots off the pace heading in to the final round of the Barclays Championship in the States. He is two under par with leader Rickie Fowler nine under par. Meanwhile, Paul Dunne is eight under par...

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West Brom and Middlesbrough serve up a contest to forget

West Brom 0 Middlesbrough 0 West Brom and Middlesbrough laboured to a wretched 0-0 draw at The Hawthorns as the...

Sunday, 28/08/16 - 4:07pm Read More

Rickie Fowler holds the Barclays lead as Ryder Cup edges closer

Rickie Fowler will take a slender lead into the final round of The Barclays as he tries to book his...

Sunday, 28/08/16 - 10:39am Read More