Current reliable Irish statistics inform us that there are 250,000 children currently residing in families that now live below the poverty line.
Just a few short weeks ago we had the Children’s Referendum, held to supposedly strengthen the rights of children under our Irish Constitution. With this Children’s Referendum amendment now passed & with less [...]
Two cases of Chalara die-back, caused by a fungus named Chalara fraxinea, have now been confirmed as affecting ash trees growing here in Co Tipperary. In recent months, the first confirmed case in Ireland was found in Co Leitrim. The young trees from this site which had tested positive for the disease, were immediately destroyed. [...]
Ireland’s best-loved actor comedian Pat Shortt is back in the Source Theatre, Thurles, December 7th next, with his new one-man comedy show, which charts the life of one of his many character ‘Dixie Walsh,’ (Of ‘ Jumbo Breakfast Roll,’ & ‘Where Did My Money Go,’ fame) latter a solo lounge bar musician.
The show takes [...]
Thurles Sarsfields are AIB Munster Club SHC winners for the very first time, having beaten De La Salle in a keenly-fought, hugely enjoyable contest, which saw Thurles take revenge on De La Salle for their previous 0-9 to 0-8 defeat in 2010, at the same venue Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Paddy McCormack denies De La [...]
The wedding took place today of the very lovely Miss Karen Conway, daughter of Mrs Nancy and Mr Patrick Conway, Inagh, Co. Clare, to Mr Paul Tuohy, son of Mrs Marian and Mr Patrick Tuohy, Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Their marriage took place in the historic Abbey of Holy Cross, Thurles, Co.Tipperary, with the ceremony [...]