Kilkenny club Dicksboro enjoy double success at Feile finals

Kilkenny club Dicksboro enjoy double success at Feile finals

The national Feile camogie and hurling finals, held in the city and county over the weekend, were a huge success.

Thousands of visitors flocked here - hotels and guesthouses were booked out and the region received a major financial windfall.

It was a historic day for city GAA club, Dicksboro.

They won the division 1 national under 14 hurling Feile final against Sixmilebridge, Clare in the last game of the entire weekend.

Just before that the Dicksboro camogie girls won the Division 2 national final beating Kilcormac Killoughey with a late goal.

Over 8,000 under-14 players are participated in the festival, which was held in clubs across Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Around 100,000 people were in the south-east region for the various events.