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Tipperary Gardaí Seize Cash, Cannabis, Xanax & Diazepam

Garda District Drug Units continue their war on those selling misery here in Co. Tipperary.

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized €1,630 of suspected drugs and cash in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, yesterday.
Shortly after 8:00pm members of the Clonmel District Drugs Unit and Clonmel Community Policing Unit carried out a search at a house in the Elm Park area of the town.
Gardaí located and seized suspected Xanax and Diazepam tablets worth approximately €1,300, together with a small amount of suspected cannabis herb.
Gardaí also seized €330 in cash and a mobile phone.
While no arrests were made yesterday; investigating Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

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Death Of Mary Blake, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It is with sadness we learned of the death today, Thursday 2nd July 2020, of Mrs Mary Blake (née O’Brien), Ballincurry, Killenaule, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by her loving husband Mick and son Tom; Mrs Blake passed away while in the care of staff at Acorn Lodge Nursing Home, Dualla, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.

Her passing is most deeply regretted by her loving family; daughters Aileen, Margo, Beryl, Michelle and Lorraine; son Tom; sisters Josie and Nancy; brother Andy;, daughter-in-law; sons-in-law; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

In keeping with Government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings; in relation to the Covid-19 virus pandemic; a private, family funeral Mass will take place in the Church of the Assumption, Ballingarry (SR), Thurles, Co. Tipperary on Saturday morning at 11:30am.

The extended Blake family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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Covid-19 Update: Thur. 2nd July 2020 – 5 Deaths – 15 New Cases

The total number of Covid-19 virus cases confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; as of midnight on Monday, June 29th, remains unchanged at 543, with zero cases identified over the previous 5 days. Meanwhile cases in Co. Dublin increased by 4 and Co. Kildare by 1 during this same 24 hour period.

This evening, the Department of Health has confirmed that 5 deaths have been caused by Covid-19 in Ireland over the last 24 hours. These latest figures leave the total number of deaths caused by this pandemic at 1,738.

This evening, it has also been confirmed that an additional 15 new cases of the virus have been identified, bringing the total since conception, here in the Republic of Ireland, to 25,489.

In a tally undertaken by Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland the United States of America have seen more than 52,000 new Covid-19 cases in just the last 24 hours. Same is confirmed as a new one-day record, as infections in the U.S. continue to surge.

Thousands of people who have booked summer holidays abroad are being advised to cancel them. This request comes amid fears that Ireland could be seeing the first signs of a potential resurgence of Covid-19.


Please make the effort to act responsibly and stay safe.

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Tipperary Male Hospitalised Following Assault By Burglar

Yesterday, in south Tipperary a man was assaulted during a burglary at a house in Westgate Court, Irishtown, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

At around 5.30am yesterday morning, two men entered the victim’s home and stole a number of the latters possessions.

A man in his 30s, the occupant of the house, was woken during the burglary and gave chase after one of the suspects, before being seriously assaulted. The assaulted man was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel, with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Gardaí from the Clonmel district carried out a patrol of the Irishtown area before arresting a man, understood to be aged in his 20’s. Later, while carrying out a further search, Gardaí discovered a second man, understood to be aged in his 30’s, attempting to dump stolen property into a nearby river.

Both men have been arrested and are currently being detained at Clonmel Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone, including motorists, who may have been in the area and who have information on this incident in the Irishtown area to contact them at Clonmel Garda Station Tel: 052-6177640, the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800-666-111 or indeed any garda station.

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Death Of Fonsie Farrell, late of Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It was with sadness we learned of the death on Sunday last, June 28th, 2020 of Mr Alphonsus (Fonsie) Farrell, Slievenamon House, Leonia, New Jersey, northeastern U.S.A and late of Ballycurrane, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Mr Farrell, sadly passed away at his family residence.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his life partner, Therese Crowe, Croke Steet, Thurles; daughters Anne, Helen and Marie; sons Dominick and Anthony; sister Sheila; brother-in-law David; sons-in-law Paul, Alan and Mike; daughters-in-law Amanda and Martina; grandchildren; great grandchild; nieces; nephews; cousins; extended relatives; kind neighbors and a large circle of friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

The earthly remains of Mr Farrell will repose at Williams Funeral Home, 5628 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10463 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on tomorrow evening, Friday, July 3rd, 2020.

Funeral to be received at St. Barnabas Church, 409 East 241 St., Bronx, NY 10470 on Saturday morning, July 4th, 2020 at 10:45am, followed by private cremation.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

The Mass for Mr Farrell will be streamed live via Facebook, viewed HERE.

The extended Farrell family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

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