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Tipperary Farmers Warn ‘Your Dog,Your Responsibility’

In a joint public awareness campaign with the Department of the Environment launched this week, the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have highlighted the responsibility of all dog owners to be in full control of their dogs at all times, in order to prevent attacks on sheep flocks and the resulting horrific consequences.

The IFA has […]

Tourism Figures – “Lies, Damned Lies And Statistics”

A shout of “hurrah,” deafened this country, coming from the Internet searching Press Reporters of Ireland today.

For according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), figures, published on-line this week, more than 30,000 extra visitors came to Ireland in the period December 2012 – February 2013.

These marvellous, encouraging new figures from the CSO could […]

Mid-Western Regional Hospital Limerick Trolley Bound

The Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick has appealed, for the second time in less than a week, for people not to attend its emergency department, due to overcrowding difficulties.

There were some 38 people restricted to trolleys at the hospital this morning, the largest number of patients confined to trolleys in Ireland today.

Limerick Hospital […]

Pilgrim Paths In Ireland By John G. O’Dwyer Thurles

The latest publication, penned by the hand of Thurles native John G. O’Dwyer, entitled Pilgrim Paths In Ireland, is not just a mere guide book aimed at identifying Ireland’s ancient pilgrim paths. Instead each journey described, paints in words an entertaining narrative in itself, with the author setting out deliberately to carefully recount, in very […]

Crawford Art Gallery Collection Comes To Thurles

Ann Marie Brophy, Executive Librarian, at Thurles Library, reports:

An exhibition of works, drawn from The Crawford Art Gallery Collection, Cork, comes to The Source Arts Centre & Library, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

This major exhibition, entitled “The Way Home,” is presented courtesy and in collaboration with North Tipperary County Council Arts Services, The Source Arts […]