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GAA 125th Celebrations In Thurles

Michael Cusack 1847- 1906 founder of the Gaelic Athletic Association

Among the many functions being held country-wide to mark the 125th anniversary of the Gaelic Athletic Association, is a novel idea arranged by a number of teachers in the Co. Tipperary Education Centre here in Thurles.

All of the primary schools in town were […]

Two Arrested Following Assault at Thurles Co Tipperary

A juvenile and a teenager have been arrested in Thurles in connection with a serious assault that took place in the town at the weekend.

The two who are being held at Thurles Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, were detained in the Thurles area this morning.

A 22-year-old Clare man […]

Ken Hogan Takes Charge Of Tipp Under 21 Hurlers

Ken Hogan Tipperary

Former Tipperary senior hurling manager Ken Hogan, who won five Munster titles and two All-Ireland crowns during his playing career as goalkeeper with the Premier County, has been handed a two-year term in charge of the county’s U-21 hurlers.

Ken won two under-14 ‘B’ championship medals in 1976 and 1977 and […]

Lisheen Mine Moyne To Shed 300 Workforce

Lisheen Mine

Mining giant Anglo American, one of the world’s largest diversified mining and natural resource groups, has announced plans to sell off Lisheen lead and zinc mine near Moyne, Thurles, as part of their plan to save the company some €80 million in the coming year.

The mine, now in its second decade […]

Man In Critical State Following Thurles Assault

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which has left a young man fighting for his life in hospital.

The attack occurred outside of ‘The Monks’ public house on Mitchell Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary, between 1.00am and 2.00am this morning.

The 22-years old victim, who is understood to have received severe facial injuries […]