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Thurles District Vintage Club

The Thurles and District Vintage Club was formed following the enormous success of their millennium celebrations in 2001. Over the past ten years the event has grown considerably and has now become one of the top annual attractions in Tipperary, drawing visitors and vintage machinery exhibitors /collectors from far outside its local natural environment.

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World Fairtrade Day Celebration Prize Winner

The Global Fairtrade Breakfast at the Thurles Farmers Market on Saturday, 14th May last, was indeed a resounding success.

Fairtrade Winners

More than 235,000 Global Fairtrade Breakfasts were served on World Fairtrade Day, this year worldwide. This represents more than twice as many as last year. The network of Fairtrade Organisations hosted thousands […]

Rural Broadband – Apply Now Says Noel Coonan

Deputy Noel Coonan TD

North Tipperary TD Noel Coonan is urging North Tipperary constituents to apply under the new Rural Broadband Scheme.

The Deputy is urging all North Tipperary constituents, who are without a broadband service to apply under the new Rural Broadband Scheme which aims to identify the remaining individual premises in rural […]

Kathleen O’Meara Seeks Irish Presidential Nomination

Labour Party – Kathleen O'Meara

Tipperary communications consultant, journalist and former Senator Kathleen O’Meara is to seek the Labour Party’s nomination for the Irish Presidency. Kathleen (born 24th January 1960) is widely expected to formally launch her bid for the nomination later today.

Michael D Higgins and Fergus Finlay have also declared an interest […]

World And Mother Attend Launch Of Rattler

Sharing memories – Michael Byrne and Mícheál O’Muircheartaigh. Photo: J. O'Loughlin.

The ballroom of the Anner Hotel here in Thurles was bursting at the seams last night, as local friends, old comrades and sporting admirers gathered, to celebrate with Michael “Rattler ” Byrne, the launch of the book, not surprisingly entitled, ‘Rattler.’

Local social […]