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Death Of Jimmy Phelan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It was with sadness we learned of the death yesterday, Monday 16th September 2019, of Mr James (Jimmy) Phelan, Killinan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and formerly of Graiguemane, Gortnahoe, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by brothers Francis and John and sister Alice; Mr Phelan passed away peacefully, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his devoted wife Bridie (née Kenny); sons Francis, Bryan and Seamus; daughter Mairead (Bohan, Castleiney); cherished grandchildren Thomas, Maria, Áine, James, Emma and Maeve; sisters Nellie (Cleere, Templetuohy) and May (McGettigan, Dublin), daughters-in-law Marion (née Cummins, Dunkerrin) and Ali; son-in-law Seamus; nephews; nieces; sisters-in-law; cousins; extended relatives; neighbours and many friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mr Phelan will lie in repose at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles on Thursday evening, September 19th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, to arrive at the Church St. Joseph and St. Brigid, Bothar-na-Naomh, Thurles, at 7.45pm.
Requiem Mass on Friday September 20th at 10:00am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the cemetery of St. Patrick and St. Oliver, Glengoole, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Note: House Private Please.

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Death Of Pat Kenny, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It is with sadness we learned of the death yesterday, Monday 16th September 2019, of Mr Pat Kenny, Springfield, Ballingarry (SR), Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Pre-deceased by his wife Philomena, son Patrick, grandson James, son-in-law Michael; Mr Kenny passed away while in the care of St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his loving daughters Mary (Doheny, Woodsgift), Margaret (Kennedy, Springfield), son-in-law Joe; grand daughter-in-law Mags; grandchildren Patrick, Joey, Marieta, Neil and Maeve; great grandson Eoin-James; nieces; nephews; extended relatives; neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mr Kenny will lie in repose at his residence this evening, Tuesday September 17th, from 4.00pm with prayers at 8:00pm.
Arriving at the Church of the Assumption, Main Street, Ballingarry (SR) Upper Thurles, tomorrow morning, Wednesday September 18th, at 11:00am, for Funeral Mass at 11.30am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Note Please: Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Palliative Care Team, St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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State Of Your River Suir In Thurles This Evening

The picture shown hereunder is one of some 20 images taken just 20 meters south of Barry’s Bridge, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, this very evening.

This foamy effluent is being retained by the growth of slime, last removed conveniently to obviously affect voter’s opinions, prior to the last Local Town Council Elections.

This floating effluent remains in full view of visitors to the board-walk of The Source Theatre; visitors to Thurles Library and to those partaking of food at a local second floor popular restaurant. It is also being overlooked by the offices of would-be Fine Gael TD, Mrs Mary Newman Julian (or Mary 4 Tipperary).

Visitors, however, are remaining silent, having learned that attempts to correct such issues with Tipp. Co. Council, fall on deaf ears.

This evening, I have again forwarded an email to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), at the same time forwarding the same email to the nine members of the Templemore / Thurles Municipal District; namely seano.ryan@tipperarycoco.ie ; peter.ryan@tipperarycoco.ie; jim.ryan@tipperarycoco.ie; micheal.lowry@tipperarycoco.ie; seamus.hanafin@tipperarycoco.ie; noel.coonan@tipperarycoco.ie; michael.smith@tipperarycoco.ie; shane.lee@tipperarycoco.ie; eddie.moran@tipperarycoco.ie .

The email directed to Mr David O’ Connor (EPA), together with five (5) photographs (only one shown here above), simply reads:-

Dear Sir,
Please find attached 5 pictures. Same indicate the current state of the River Suir today.

Pictures were taken immediately in the vicinity of Barry’s Bridge, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

As is obvious, the return of the slime growth in the water is now holding back the unknown / unnamed effluent being allowed into the water.

I was not impressed when your head office at Johnstown Castle contacted me, stating it was the responsibility of Tipp. Council Council to investigate. Tipperary County Council, however, did contact me some weeks ago, to ask (for the second time this year), “Where was Barry’s Bridge in Thurles?”

Your personnel are supposedly the
“Environmental Protection Agency”, please now do your job and protect this River.

I am unlikely to hear further from Tipp. Co. Council, who in the past have not taken kindly to my complaints, so I am forwarding pictures, taken today (19/9/2019), singly, because of property size, attached in 4 separate emails beginning here, as I am unsure of the capacity of your Mail Box.

This pollution scenario has gone on for the past 12 months and must now be dealt with, before the river level again rises.

You Sir will note: This email has been forwarded to the nine (9) recently elected Templemore / Thurles Municipal District councillors.

I remain
Yours sincerely

George Willoughby

Although it is not a Local Election year; perhaps it is time again for Thurles Chamber of Commerce to lead us on yet another S.O.S. protest march here on Liberty Square, Thurles; in order to bring about real change for the town.

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Death Of Thomas Crowe, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It was with sadness we learned of the death yesterday, Saturday 14th September 2019, of Mr Thomas Crowe, Derrynaflan Avenue, Littleton, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by his brothers Michael and John; Mr Crowe passed away suddenly, surrounded by his loving family.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his wife Kathleen: sons Michael and Patrick; daughters Amanda and Catherina; grandchildren Aaron, Paul, Natham, Michael, Maria, Dillon and Casey; daughters-in-law Trisha and Christine; son-in-law Mark; sisters Mary, Helen, Martina and Theresa; nephews; nieces; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; uncles Fred and Tom; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mr Crowe will lie in repose at the residence of his son Patrick, situated at No.10 Derrynaflan Drive, Littleton (E41 HH98) Thurles, on Tuesday afternoon, September 17th, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
Arriving at the Church of Our Lady and St. Kevin, Ballydavid, Littleton, Thurles, on Wednesday morning, September 18th, at 11:00am for Requiem Mass at 11.30am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

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Death Of Paddy Hickey, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It is with sadness we learned of the death today, Sunday 15th September 2019, of Mr Patrick (Paddy) Hickey, No.16, St. Enda’s Tce, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by his wife Phil; the passing of Mr Hickey is most deeply regretted by his sons John, Pat, Philip and Denis; his daughter Mary; grandchildren; sisters Ann and Kathleen; nieces; nephews; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mr Hickey will lie in repose at Egan’s Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Thurles, on Monday, September 16th 2019, from 6:00pm with removal at 8:00pm to the Church St. Joseph and St. Brigid, Bothar-na-Naomh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Requiem Mass will be held on Tuesday morning, September 17th at 10:00am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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