Regular listeners to the radio station Tipp FM should note that the “Down your Way” programme, recorded last night in Thurles at The Monks Licensed Hostility will be broadcast tonight between the hours 7.00pm and 8.00pm. If you miss it tonight you can hear the repeat programme mid-day on Sunday next between 1.00pm and 2.00pm. This weekly specialist programme is recorded each week by popular local radio host Eamon O’Dwyer.
Tonight’s radio programme will as usual get intimate, while discussing the more positive aspects of what’s happening here in Thurles through chatting with individuals and featuring some the Premier Counties outstanding local musical talents.
Of course “The Monks” public house still remains one of Ireland’s original and traditional social meeting places here in Thurles and Tipperary, entertaining “Muintir na haíte.” (Translated from the Irish; “The people of the place”.) Click here to learn more about the history of this ancient tavern which first began trading just after the Great Famine period in Irish History, around 1860.
Note by 10.00 am, each morning, Radio TippFM has a massive 59% of Tipperary people as their audience or over 83,000 people tuned in to listen to their daily programmes each week. TippFM also broadcast live from Thurles Shopping Centre every Thursday from their Pod stand in the complex, broadcasting a great mix of talk and music, as well as offering plenty of exclusive competitions and great give-aways.
Meanwhile if you are around and about Thurles take note that the annual Azerbaijan Orphanages Benefit Night will be held here in The Monks, Thurles, tomorrow night (Friday21st of February) at 10.00pm and the organisers, Joe Brennan, Kevin Kelly and Kevin Callanan would greatly appreciate your support.
Tickets cost €5.00 and there will be numerous Spot Prizes and a Raffle for a Hamper.
Music will be provided courtesy of Kevin Callanan, Carley Maher, Dixie and Paul Byrne, and the Brady’s (Ric, Mac and Martin), so a great night can be expected by all who can attend.
Who knows if you read the history you might even get sight of the Monk himself or the Hound of Death.