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Tipperary Defeat Dublin In MHC Final Replay

Tipperary had to improve all round in Croke Park today, based on their last performance, but our boys had learned a lot from their previous draw and that experience truly stood to them today, as they set about annihilating Dublin in the All-Ireland MHC final replay, thus adding one more to their counties already total […]

Ministerial Retirement Payments Published

Yesterday evening the Department of Finance published a list of Ministerial Retirement Payments, stating how much was returned back to State coffers. These Pensions are paid to politicians who have held posts as ministers in previous cabinets. The total value of ministerial pensions handed out amounted to €4.1m.

The total amount surrendered to date was […]

Reading Association Of Ireland 36th Annual Conference

Uachtarán na hÉireann, Professor Michael Daniel Higgins & Dr. Karen Willoughby, (President of RAI.)

The Reading Association of Ireland (RAI) began their 36th Annual Conference at the Marino Institute of Education in Dublin Last night, with the theme of this year’s gathering, ‘From Literacy Research to Classroom Practice: Insights and Inspiration.’

The conference will […]

Tipperary AMD Free Eye Tests

Every September, leading sight charities and organisations come together to help raise awareness of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among adults over fifty years old here in Ireland and which affects one in every ten people.

Members of the Association of Optometrists are offering free eye tests during AMD Week […]

Happy Birthday Ursuline Community

September 27th. 2012 marks the 225th birthday of the foundation of the Ursuline Community, here in Thurles, Co Tipperary.

On this date 225 years ago, on September 27th, 1787 Anastasia Tobin was professed as Sr. Clare Ursula in the Ursuline Convent, in Co Cork, before coming back to her native town of Thurles.

She took […]