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wind speed: 3 m/s N
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sunset: 9:35 pm


A Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year To All

As I write this, 235,470 page readers have visited Thurles.Info over the past number of months.

To all of our viewers, go our wish to you for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year in 2011.

To quote the words of an old Irish Toast:

When the wind is howlin’ in […]

The Great Frost Or Forgotten Famine Of 1740

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

Natural calamity always tests the administrative structures and social bonds of our society and the recent weather experienced here in Co.Tipperary over the past few weeks certainly tested all of these.

Yet this type of weather, contrary to popular media reports, is indeed not new to Ireland. “The Great Frost”, “Bliain An […]

Funeral Arrangements For Late John Doyle Holycross Thurles

Holycross Abbey 1841

Legendary hurler Mr John Doyle’s body will repose at Egan’s Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Thurles, from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm today Thursday, December 30th 2010. His body will then be removed to the historic Abbey of Holycross at 8.30 pm sharp.

A Requiem Mass will take place tomorrow morning, Friday, […]

John Doyle Legendary Tipperary Hurler Passes Away

John Doyle, in earlier days, being congratulated by adoring fans.

It is with great sadness we learn of the death of legendary Tipperary hurler and Holycross native Mr John Doyle.

John was widely regarded as one of the greatest hurlers in the history of the game and is one of only a handful of […]

Fuel Oil Theft On The Increase

Oil Tanks

Gardaí in Co Tipperary are urging the public to be on the alert, following a series of thefts over the past number weeks in the south of the country, in which thousands of euro of central heating oil was stolen from private homes and business premises.

Soaring fuel prices and a ready […]