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Victim Of Thurles Assault Dies

It is with deepest regret we report that James Tynan, a native of Johnstown Co Kilkenny and the young man seriously assaulted here in Thurles in the early hours of Sunday morning last, has passed away earlier this evening.

James had spent Saturday evening at a night club here in Thurles, and was leaving this […]

Household Tax Information Leaflet In The Post

The controversial €100 Household Tax Information Leaflet, on which the Government has spent thousands of Euros of OUR money, is in the process of being delivered to every household in the country presently, so expect to receive your copy over the next week or two.

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Note this is NOT […]

Thurles Serious Assault In Liberty Square

Thurles Gardaí are appealing for witnesses of a serious altercation which took place in Thurles last night, to come forward.

Gardaí are investigating a serious assault that occurred around 1.30am this morning at Liberty Square, in the town.

The victim, who is understood to be a 25-year-old male, from the Johnstown area of Co. Kilkenny, […]

Thurles International Hurling Festival 2012 Expands

Last July Thurles Sarsfields hosted the first ever International Hurling Festival, its prize the Tom Semple Cup.

This inaugural competition saw eight teams taking part on Munster Final weekend 2011: The Wild Geese from the USA; Robert Emmets and Kilburn Gaels from London; Na Magha from Derry; Keady from Armagh; Naomh Moinne from Louth; Dunboyne […]

Rubberbandits At Thurles Games Fleadh

RubberBandits: The Revenge of Stephen Forward

Plastic shopping bags at the ready folks, comedic duo the RubberBandits are coming to Thurles, but not in the way you might expect.

The Bandits are about to feature in their very first video game and attendees at Thurles’ annual Games Fleadh this coming March will be […]