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Very Happy New Year From Thurles

For many, many generations, our local community, which makes up Thurles & its environs, has served a vital role in offering comradeship and vital necessary supports to its local population.

In today world as we attempt to exist within an environment of severe recession, we realise our local community is fast changing in leaderless […]

North Tipperary Vintage Club Xmas Presentation

North Tipperary Vintage And Machinery Club Members

North Tipperary Vintage and Machinery Club members pictured here presenting a cheque for €6,000, to members of the Two-Mile-Borris Sensory Garden & Playground Committee.

The presentation was made prior to Christmas in Corcoran’s Pub, Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles, here in Co.Tipperary

John Dunne, the Club’s Chairman, spoke of the […]

Wedding Of Diane & Niall

The sun shone brightly today for the wedding of the very lovely Miss Diane Cooper, daughter of Mrs Lily Cooper & the late Mr Jim Cooper to Mr Niall Weldon son of Mrs Bríd and Mr Jimmy Weldon.

Their marriage took place in the beautiful spacious Church of St Michael, in Portarlington, Co Laois, with […]

Councillor Gerard Fogarty Welcomes Cut In Thurles Rates

Thurles Fianna Fáil Councillor Mr Gerard Fogarty has heartily welcomed the amendment to the Town Council Budget, which is to include a 1.5 point cut in the AVR to 56.5.

Speaking to Thurles. Info today Councillor Fogarty stated; “With the huge pressures facing enterprise in Thurles, particularly in and around Liberty Square, I hope this […]

Sudden Death Of Thurles Poet Dennis O’Driscoll

It is with sadness we report the recent death of poet, essayist, critic and editor, Mr Dennis O’Driscoll.

One of Ireland’s most respected critics of poetry, Dennis was born on January 1st 1954, here in Thurles Co Tipperary, son to James and Catherine O’Driscoll. He was educated by the Christian Brothers before going on to […]