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Cattle Rustlers On The Prowl In Tipperary

A part-time farmer based in Tipperary is offering a substantial reward for information leading to the return of 15 cows, taken by cattle rustlers from his farm at Newport, Co Tipperary, over a month ago.

The farmer, Denis Corrigan, said that the ‘Cowboys,’ arrived in a lorry to his farm at about 7.20pm on January […]

Leap Year So Gentlemen Beware Tomorrow

‘Leap Day,’ is tomorrow, February 29th, that extra day added, nearly every 4 years, to our modern Gregorian Calendar, thus making our calendar year 366 days instead of the normal 365.

‘Leap Years,’ are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions around our sun, which takes approximately 365.242199 days, 5 hours, […]

Templemore Lake To Benefit From LEADER Funding

The Templemore Community Eco Lake Rehabilitation works group are to benefit from North Tipperary LEADER Partnership Group, with the latter today granting approved funding of €90,309 for the towns next planned project.

This project involves the installation of a replacement sluice system, the drilling of a borehole and the supply of supplementary water to the […]

Farmer Seeks Compensation

An elderly Irish farmer, named Johnny, had an accident with a truck and now some months later was suing the owner for damages. In court the truck owner’s hot-shot Solicitor was questioning Johnny.

Solicitor: ‘Now didn’t you say to the Police at the scene of the accident, ‘quote “I’m fine,”?

Johnny: “Well, I’ll tell you […]

Thurles Fairtrade Fortnight Starts Monday Next


With Fairtrade Fortnight starting on Monday next, here in Thurles, here’s a reminder to think about fielding a team in their Annual Table Quiz.

Their Annual Table Quiz is on Friday, March 9th at 9:00pm sharp, in Skehan’s Pub, Liberty Square. Spectacular Fairtrade hampers for each member of the first prize-winning team, plus plenty […]