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Myles Dungan To launch Tipperary Reads Festival 2011

A Long Long Way – Sebastian Barry

Tipperary Libraries is pleased to announce Sebastian Barry as the author for this year’s Tipperary Reads Festival.

This year’s Tipperary Reads Festival will be launched by well-known author and Irish broadcaster Myles Dungan in Thurles Library, The Source, Cathedral Street, on Tuesday 12th July next at 6.30pm.


Video Views From The Devil’s Bit in Tipperary

For tourists visiting North Tipperary and the Thurles area, who enjoy walking, geology, climbing, history, photography, legendary tales, or simply recording images to “flash upon that inward eye,” then there is no place more enjoyable, than a trip to The Devils Bit.

In the Irish language, Bearnán Éile, (Translated into English – Little Gapped Hill […]

Teacher Recruitment – Can We Help?

The following circular (C 0031/2011) was issued to the Managerial Authorities of Recognised Primary, Secondary, Community and Comprehensive Schools and the Chief Executive Officers of Vocational Education Committees last week, regarding teacher recruitment.

It reads:


“The Minister for Education and Skills directs you to implement the regulations and procedures regarding the employment of […]

Michéal Lowry Elected Mayor Of North Tipperary

Mayor Michéal Lowry

North Tipperary’s newly elected Mayor, Councillor Michéal Lowry formally received his chain of Office, at a meeting of North Tipperary County Council in St.Patrick’s College, Thurles, yesterday.

In his acceptance speech to the Elected Representatives present, Mayor Lowry stated:

“We are all aware of the economic difficulties that face our country […]

Royal Mock Wedding In Aid Of Suir Haven

The late Mattie Ryan would have been very proud indeed. But no doubt he was watching down with a smile as the Gucci Handbags got dusted down, hairs got super glued, false nails were coloured and highlighted (Or was it the other way around, Can’t remember), and new frocks got their first official outing. Tail […]