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Death Of John Shanahan, Tarmon Drive, Thurles

It is with great sadness we learned of the death on Sunday 15th January 2017, of Mr John Shanahan, No 2. Tarmon Drive, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and late of Gurthacoola, Drombane and Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin.

Predeceased by his wife Mary, Mr Shanahan passed away while in loving care of the Matron and Staff of Padre Pio Nursing Home, Holycross, Co. Tipperary.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his loving son Tomás; daughter Una; son-in-law; daughter-in-law; grandaughter; brothers; sisters; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews; nieces; extended relatives and many friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr Shanahan will repose at O’Dwyer’s Funeral Home, Upperchurch on Wednesday evening from 6.00pm with removal at 7.30pm to the Sacred Heart Church, Upperchurch.

Requiem Mass will take place on Thursday next at 11.30am, followed by interment in the local cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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Death Of PaJoe Hewitt, Collins Park, Thurles

It is with great sadness we learned of the death today, Monday 16th January 2017, of Mr PaJoe Hewitt, (Paddy) No. 38, Collins Park, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by his wife Josephine, Mr Hewitt passed away suddenly at his home.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his loving family, sons Patrick and Paul; daughters Teresa, Susan and Joanne; daughters-in-law; sons-in-law; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers; sisters; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; neighbours; extended relatives and friends.

Full funeral arrangements will be updated on this site later, when announced.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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Templemore / Thurles Municipal District Office To Relocate

M/s Deirdre O’Shea, Acting District Administrator, for the Templemore-Thurles Municipal District Office has given notice (6th. January 2017), that the Templemore / Thurles Municipal District offices of Tipperary County Council will relocate from its old site on Slievenamon Road, Thurles, to the old Thurles Library building.

Latter which is situated on Castle Avenue, (Extension of  Mathew Avenue), Thurles, Co. Tipperary, is a larger building which has been newly renovated to meet the needs of customers and staff, with the move expected to come into effect from tomorrow, Monday 16th. January 2017.

We wish all staff and management every success in their new location.

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Death Of Margaret Dowd, Holycross, Thurles

It was with sadness we learned of the death today, Sunday 15th January 2017, of M/s Margaret Dowd, Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and formerly of Upper Glenbane, Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

M/s Dowd passed away after a short illness while in the loving care of the Staff of Medical 3, Clonmel Hospital.

Predeceased by her mother Peggy, her passing is most deeply regretted by her loving sister Anna (Barrett); brothers Liam, Tom, Joe and Patrick; brother-in-law PJ; partners-in-law; nieces; nephews; cousins; extended relatives; neighbours and many friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of M/s Dowd will repose at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles, on Tuesday 17th January, from 5.30pm to 7.00pm, to arrive at Holycross Abbey at 7.30pm.

Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday 18th at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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Suspected Stolen Property Recovered In Tipperary, Carlow, Kilkenny

Suspected stolen property valued at over €150,000 has been successfully recovered by Gardaí in the counties of Tipperary, Carlow and Kilkenny.
The property was discovery following searches carried out over the past number of days as part of ‘Operation Thor’; latter charged with actively targeting organised crime gangs and repeat offenders through co-ordinated crime prevention and enforcement activity based on intelligence to protect rural and other communities.

Gardaí from the Kilkenny/Carlow Division together with the Thurles Garda Detective Unit searched premises in the Moyne, Thurles area of Co.Tipperary and Carlow Town, together with areas in Urlingford, Freshford, Castlecomer and Cuffs Grange, in Co. Kilkenny.

A large volume of suspected stolen property was recovered, including power tools, machinery, trailers, antiques, ornaments and a number of bicycles.

As at going to press to-night, no individuals have as yet been arrested during the course of these searches, however investigations are ongoing.

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