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Taxed From Cradle To Grave

Irish Simplified Tax Return For 2012

One of our more regular discerning daily readers, sent me a short poem today, which I now share with you. I regret I do not know the author’s name, so I can’t give due credit, but thank you.

The Politicians National Anthem

Tax his land, Tax his bed, […]

Add Fairtrade Products To Your Shopping List

The FAIRTRADE Mark is an independent consumer label that you can find, as you go about your daily shopping, on over 75 branded products on sale here, presently, in Thurles. This mark acts as a guarantee that disadvantaged producers in the developing world are getting a fair deal for their produce.

In order for any […]

Obama Sings Sweet Home Chicago

Anyone with even the slightest doubt as to President Barack Hussein Obama’s Irishness, take a look at this short clip.

Last night, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted an incredible group of performers for a night of blues music as part of the PBS “In Performance at the White House” series.

After a […]

Thurles Parking Metres May Become Redundant

County Councils are coming under intense pressure to remove costly parking fees. Some Local Authorities are losing millions of euro each year on their car parking charges, with one-in-three paying out more in costs, than they actually collect.

Parking Fees are also costing millions in lost consumer spending to businesses in local town centres, like […]

Man Appears In Court On Assaults Charges

A 22 year old male, who was released from custody last night, in connection with a fatal assault in Thurles over last weekend, appeared in court this morning.

The alleged assaults charges relate to events of Wednesday and Friday of last week, here in Thurles.

Jason Morrissey, with a current address at Church St. Toomevara, […]