Local Weather

Intermittent clouds
real feel: 16°C
wind speed: 3 m/s NNE
sunrise: 5:08 am
sunset: 9:59 pm


Happy New Year

Wishing all our readers and subscribers, where ever you reside, a very happy and prosperous new year, in 2010. If you are out and about, remember to stay safe, have fun and be sure to spread good cheer! Do remember that temperatures tonight are set to drop to as low as -9°C. Severe frost is […]

Breda And PJ Start New Year As Mr And Mrs

Yesterday’s prevailing wind, snow and rain went totally unnoticed as the very lovely Miss Breda Kirwan, daughter of Mrs Kathleen and Mr Joe Kirwan, Horse and Jockey, Thurles, Co Tipperary, married Mr P. J. Maher, latter son of Mrs Breda and Mr James Maher, Dunkerrin, Birr, Co. Offaly.

A stunning bride was escorted down the […]

Thurles Confirmation and First Holy Communion Dates 2010

Dates and venues have now been agreed for Confirmation and First Holy Communion in Thurles, during 2010, and are shown hereunder.

Thurles Cathedral, Thurles.

Thurles Confirmation Date:

Date: Saturday April 24th., 2010. Time: 11.00 a.m. Venue: Cathedral of The Assumption, Thurles

Thurles First Holy Communion Dates:

Date: Saturday May 8th., 2010. Time: 11.00 a.m. […]

Government Dealing Dismally With Redundancy Claims

The Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment has made ‘poor progression’ in handing out lump sum payments owed to employees, according to Deputy Noel Coonan. In September, the redundancy section was processing claims for June 2009. Today the department is still handling claims for the same month.

Deputy Noel Coonan

“Two months […]

Budget Brings Some Hope To Struggling Homeowners

Nationally, at least twenty six thousand mortgages are in arrears, according to figures published by the Financial Regulator, today . These figures show almost 3.3 per cent of all residential mortgages, are in arrears for 90 days or longer up to the end of September of this year.

There are 26,271 mortgages in arrears with […]