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Mary Hanafin – Sr. Fideles Sports Hall Officially Opens in Thurles

Friday last, the Presentation Secondary School in Thurles, Co Tipperary, saw the official opening of their new and most magnificent Sr.Fideles Sports Hall, by past pupil and Irish Government Minister Mary Hanafin, Minister for Social and Family Affairs. It was a particularly proud day for Board of Management Chairperson Sr.Fideles Purcell who had helped to […]

Irish Politics – The Funny Side

A thief stuck a pistol in a man’s ribs and said, “Give me your money“.

The gentleman, shocked by this sudden action, said “You cannot do this; I’m a member of Dáil Éireann ! ”

The thief said, “In that case, give me my money! “

Question: What do you call someone in Dáil Éireann […]

IRFU – Croke Park Sought For Heineken Cup Semi-Final

The IRFU has applied to the GAA for permission to use the stadium at Croke Park in the event that the Munster team should win their home quarter-final against the Ospreys and this request is likely to be granted, although it has been suggested that the Central Council will insist that the match be […]

Colette Fitzpatrick – TV3 – Holycross Abbey Wedding

TV3‘s news anchor and Tipperary beauty Colette Fitzpatrick has confirmed she will tie the knot with fiance Niall McDermott at a ceremony in Holycross Abbey, Thurles, Co Tipperary later this year. To be precise, the TV presenter and her Station Manager boyfriend will swap their vows in her parish church on May 16th next.

Colette […]

Victory By Irish Rugby Heroes – Gave Back Self Belief

As a unit, the Irish rugby team have been magnificent in recent weeks and for sheer spirit, hard work, and talent this squad and its management team deserve every plaudit.

However, has this teams skill, grit and determination set an example for more than just the future of rugby.? Journalist Jerome Reilly (Independent) seems to […]