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What Are You Doing New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve is one night when the world comes together to celebrates love, forgiveness and even hope. People come together to celebrate their survival and look forward longingly, in some cases, for that second chance and perhaps a new start.

Younger people, aged 18 to 34 years, are more likely to go out to […]

Controversial €100 Household Charge Tax

In early February every home in the country is to receive a leaflet to ensure that everyone is aware of Minister Phil Hogan’s controversial €100 Household Charge, which comes into effect from next month.

It has not yet been decided if the paper work for paying the charge will be included, but leaflets must be […]

Missing Teenager Found

The gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance in tracing Miss Grace O’Mahony, the Tralee teenager who went missing last week.

The teenager was found safe and well on Thursday afternoon last and has been reunited with her family, following the public appeal which was carried across the national media and on several prominent […]

GAA Should Acquire Hayes Hotel

Munster MEP Mr Sean Kelly

“The GAA should buy the famous Hayes Hotel here in Thurles.” So says former GAA President and current Fine Gael Munster MEP, Mr Sean Kelly, who has once again reiterated his proposal that the GAA should buy this historic home of the Gaelic Athletic Association.

Mr Kelly stated; “Hayes […]

Colette Fitzpatrick Expecting Second Child

Colette and Niall

Holycross Co Tipperary native and TV3 Hostess Colette Fitzpatrick is celebrating some very special news this Christmas.

The programme presenter has announced she is expecting her second child.

Colette was married quietly in her village church of Holycross Abbey, Thurles, Co.Tipperary on May 16th 2009 to Station Director Niall McDermott.

The […]