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# thomastown - Today’s News

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open
# Catching Fire
From The42
# Catching Fire

Rory McIlroy roars into contention at US Open

1 hour ago 1,562 Views 5 Comments

Bryson DeChambeau is among the other high-profile names making a charge at Torrey Pines.

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reader Q&A: Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 35-39

1 hour ago 2,508 Views 4 Comments
  • The HSE is expecting to move at a slower pace through this age cohort, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The supply line will switch to just two vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - in July.
  • Pregnant women in this cohort should still discuss the vaccine with their obstetric care-giver before registering.

# thomastown - Yesterday’s News

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics
# Leap Forward
From The42
# Leap Forward

Superb run in Madrid puts Sarah Lavin in frame for Tokyo Olympics

1 hour ago 1,924 Views 1 Comment

The Limerick athlete became only the second Irish woman to ever run the 100m hurdles in less than 13 seconds.

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid

2 hours ago 3,796 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old, who is barred from defending her Olympic 800m title, finished fourth in Saturday’s race.

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

'The only difference now is my reasons for thinking England won't win the Euros have changed'

2 hours ago 3,562 Views 1 Comment

The Football Family podcast look back on England’s wretched draw with Scotland and the rest of the Euro 2020 action.

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles
# Progression
From The42
# Progression

Toulouse set up clash with Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle after beating Bordeaux-Begles

3 hours ago 3,300 Views 1 Comment

The Top 14 final takes place at the Stade de France in Paris on 25 June.

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?
# Solstice
# Solstice

Quiz: How much do you know about the rest of 2021?

3 hours ago 19,050 Views 10 Comments

We’re half way through the year (well, almost, and also technically not just for another couple of weeks).

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues
# Report
From The42
# Report

Spain left frustrated again as search for first Euros win continues

3 hours ago 13,115 Views 9 Comments

A Robert Lewandowski goal earned Poland a point.

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour
# LPGA
From The42
# LPGA

Nelly Korda shoots 62 to steal Leona Maguire's lead on LPGA tour

Updated 4 hours ago 5,994 Views 3 Comments

Maguire is in second place in the $2.3m Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids – three shots adrift of Korda.

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89
# Under 20s
From The42
# Under 20s

Shane Jennings’ wonder try evokes memories of mentor Mannion’s score in ‘89

4 hours ago 7,371 Views 3 Comments

The Ballinasloe-born centre is the latest rugby star to emerge from the Galway town.

# thomastown - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station
# Phishing Scam
# Phishing Scam

Internet fraudsters caught out after mistakenly ringing garda station

Aug 10th 2019, 11:55 AM 70,316 Views 36 Comments

The caller claimed to be from Eir, and the company has warned the public what to look out for with these scams.

# thomastown - Saturday 16 June, 2018

73-year-old man dies after car hits ditch in Kilkenny
# Thomastown
# Thomastown

73-year-old man dies after car hits ditch in Kilkenny

Jun 16th 2018, 4:51 PM 13,541 Views 1 Comment

The man died from his injuries in the early hours of this morning.

# thomastown - Friday 1 December, 2017

Man in his 70s killed in single-vehicle crash
# The Rower
# The Rower

Man in his 70s killed in single-vehicle crash

Dec 1st 2017, 4:32 PM 12,838 Views 3 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the car.

# thomastown - Thursday 15 June, 2017

24 people arrested during day-long Garda crime crackdown in Co Kilkenny
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

24 people arrested during day-long Garda crime crackdown in Co Kilkenny

Jun 15th 2017, 10:49 PM 26,797 Views 36 Comments

The day-long operation was part of an Operation Thor offshoot codenamed Project Storm.

# thomastown - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Late, late goal means Kilkenny's Thomastown win historic first Leinster title
# Camogie Wrap
From The42
# Camogie Wrap

Late, late goal means Kilkenny's Thomastown win historic first Leinster title

Nov 13th 2016, 4:31 PM 6,337 Views 1 Comment

After an incredible comeback, an injury-time goal was enough to see off Dublin champions St Vincents.

All-Ireland winner Shelly Farrell refocuses for club after historic win with Kilkenny
# Leinster Club Camogie Final
From The42
# Leinster Club Camogie Final

All-Ireland winner Shelly Farrell refocuses for club after historic win with Kilkenny

Nov 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,288 Views 0 Comments

Thomastown face St Vincent’s of Dublin in the Leinster club camogie final today.

# thomastown - Friday 13 May, 2016

Two men killed in separate car crashes this morning
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Two men killed in separate car crashes this morning

May 13th 2016, 5:20 PM 29,380 Views 3 Comments

Both crashes took place in separate locations within half an hour of each other.

# thomastown - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Pictures: the moment Joan Burton fell out of a boat in Kilkenny floods
# Joan Rivers
# Joan Rivers

Pictures: the moment Joan Burton fell out of a boat in Kilkenny floods

Dec 31st 2015, 9:08 PM 137,540 Views 331 Comments

She’s ok.

# thomastown - Friday 12 June, 2015

Woman and man die in separate crashes
# N25
# N25

Woman and man die in separate crashes

Jun 12th 2015, 2:38 PM 31,386 Views 0 Comments

The incidents took place in Wexford and Kilkenny overnight.

# thomastown - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends

Jan 18th 2015, 9:34 AM 17,684 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.

# thomastown - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Cocaine worth half a million euro seized after van searched in Kilkenny
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth half a million euro seized after van searched in Kilkenny

Sep 14th 2014, 10:18 AM 11,793 Views 24 Comments

A 38-year-old man has been arrested over the case.

# thomastown - Monday 24 February, 2014

Body of missing 51-year-old woman recovered in Kilkenny
# Missing
# Missing

Body of missing 51-year-old woman recovered in Kilkenny

Feb 24th 2014, 7:10 AM 23,472 Views 1 Comment

Margaret Minogue was last seen leaving her home in Kilkenny yesterday morning.

# thomastown - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...
# Stay Behind This Line
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Behind This Line

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...

Feb 9th 2014, 3:26 PM 4,612 Views 4 Comments

They’ve got it wrong TWICE.

# thomastown - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This train station sign in Kilkenny is so wrong, but can you tell why?
# As Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# As Gaeilge

This train station sign in Kilkenny is so wrong, but can you tell why?

Feb 6th 2014, 4:17 PM 10,475 Views 18 Comments

Mo dhia!

# thomastown - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two killed in collisions in Tipperary and Kilkenny
# Roads
# Roads

Two killed in collisions in Tipperary and Kilkenny

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:24 PM 17,657 Views 12 Comments

A man in his late 60s dies when the car he was driving was involved in a collision with a tractor. Separately, a woman died when her car collided with a railway bridge in Kilkenny.

# thomastown - Friday 20 December, 2013

8 of Kilkenny's best sporting moments in 2013
# County Highlights
From The42
# County Highlights

8 of Kilkenny's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 3,797 Views 15 Comments

Cody’s Cats may not have lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup but there were plenty of other achievements to shout about.

# thomastown - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Cannabis plants worth €750k seized in Kilkenny
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis plants worth €750k seized in Kilkenny

Mar 9th 2013, 2:28 PM 8,156 Views 71 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the haul.

# thomastown - Monday 25 February, 2013

Haulage company fined €1m over accident that killed two people
# Courts
# Courts

Haulage company fined €1m over accident that killed two people

Feb 25th 2013, 2:44 PM 17,238 Views 14 Comments

Nolan Transport pleaded guilty at Wexford Circuit Court this morning, over a fatal road accident in July 2007.

# thomastown - Sunday 10 February, 2013

GAA wrap: All-Ireland glory for Clara and Thomastown
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

GAA wrap: All-Ireland glory for Clara and Thomastown

Feb 10th 2013, 7:43 PM 2,971 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny clubs were celebrating today in Croke Park while on the colleges front St Brendan’s (Killarney) reached the Corn Uí Mhuirí final.

# thomastown - Monday 3 December, 2012

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford
# Crime
# Crime

Six arrested in organised crime raid in Waterford

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:09 AM 5,151 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí carried out a major search operation in the early hours of this morning in south Kilkenny and Waterford.

# thomastown - Friday 15 June, 2012

Man due in court over Kilkenny cannabis plant haul
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man due in court over Kilkenny cannabis plant haul

Jun 15th 2012, 9:53 AM 1,799 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s will appear before Waterford District Court this morning after over 400 plants were seized yesterday.

# thomastown - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Hundreds of cannabis plants seized in anti-drug operation
# Seized
# Seized

Hundreds of cannabis plants seized in anti-drug operation

Jun 14th 2012, 2:22 PM 2,832 Views 38 Comments

Plants were discovered during the search of a house in Co Kilkenny.

# thomastown - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Further information sought over murder of Siobhan Stapleton
# Investigation
# Investigation

Further information sought over murder of Siobhan Stapleton

Jun 7th 2012, 5:38 PM 4,979 Views 0 Comments

The 51-year-old was found outside her family home with serious head injuries and died while being taken to hospital.

# thomastown - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Man charged over killing of Kilkenny mother-of-five
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man charged over killing of Kilkenny mother-of-five

May 31st 2012, 7:31 AM 3,794 Views 0 Comments

51-year-old Siobhan Stapleton was found with serious injuries at her home last Friday and died while being brought to hospital.

# thomastown - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Man being held in connection with Siobhan Stapleton murder
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man being held in connection with Siobhan Stapleton murder

May 29th 2012, 3:26 PM 4,453 Views 1 Comment

The 51-year-old mother-of-five was buried this afternoon after a funeral mass at Tullaherin.

# thomastown - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Gardaí launch murder probe over death of Kilkenny woman, 51
# Murder
# Murder

Gardaí launch murder probe over death of Kilkenny woman, 51

May 26th 2012, 11:41 PM 4,754 Views 4 Comments

Siobhan Stapelton, a mother of five, died in hospital after being found with serious injuries outside her home in Thomastown.

Post mortem results due after death of woman in Kilkenny
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Post mortem results due after death of woman in Kilkenny

May 26th 2012, 2:50 PM 3,244 Views 0 Comments

The woman, named locally as Siobhán Stapleton, was discovered injured outside her family home in Thomastown yesterday.

# thomastown - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Four due for court after €650,000 worth of cannabis seized in Carlow
# Drugs
# Drugs

Four due for court after €650,000 worth of cannabis seized in Carlow

Apr 7th 2012, 7:35 PM 6,108 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí arrested the four men on the outskirts of Carlow Town last night.

# thomastown - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Man, 21, killed in two-vehicle collision in Kilkenny
# Roads
# Roads

Man, 21, killed in two-vehicle collision in Kilkenny

Mar 8th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,016 Views 1 Comment

The 21-year-old man was killed after the car he was driving struck a 4×4, whose driver escaped with minor injuries.

# thomastown - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Three arrested as arms and pipe bombs seized in Kilkenny
# Kenny
# Kenny

Three arrested as arms and pipe bombs seized in Kilkenny

Nov 26th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,363 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí say the operation was part of an ongoing investigation into a number of robberies and aggravated burglaries in the area.