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Death Of Kathleen Ryan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It was with sadness that we learned of the death today, Monday 20th January 2020, of Mrs Kathleen Ryan (née Doogue), Garrangrena, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by her husband Donal; Mrs Ryan, passed away peacefully while in the care of the staff at Milford Care Centre, Limerick.

Her passing is most deeply regretted by her loving daughter Maureen; sons Donal and Andrew; brother James; sisters Peg and Mary; brother-in-law; nephews; nieces; extended relatives; good neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mrs Ryan will lie in repose at her residence (E41 P7D9) tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday January 21st, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.
Removal will take place on Wednesday morning, January 22nd to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, for Requiem Mass at 11:00am, followed by interment in the nearby St. Brigid’s Cemetery Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

Note Please: Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Milford Care Centre, Plassey Park Road, Sreelane, Castletroy, Co. Limerick.


Lowry Further Commits To Support Of Phase 2 Work at Cashel Handball Club

Deputy Michael Lowry has welcomed the opening of the new 40 x 20 handball court at Cashel Handball Club and committed to furthering his help in the securing of future funding for planned work at the club.

The new court is an important addition to the facilities on offer at this thriving sports facility and Deputy Michael Lowry was delighted to assist with securing initial funding to provide this court.

The new court is now the culmination of Phase 1 work and just the start of a further 3 Phase modernisation plan.

The new Court, which opened in the 3rd quarter of 2019, has over the past number of months proved to be a very popular addition with members.
Cashel Handball Club has a very impressive track record within handball circles, with current members holding numerous All-Ireland and World titles at both Juvenile and Adult levels.

This new 40 x 20 modern court will go a long way to help develop the skills of the more than 80 juvenile club members, both boys and girls, who are currently training and playing at the club. Access to these enhanced facilities will continue to build the Club’s winning profile and attract more young people into the sport.

Funding for upgrading work such as this is provided through Capital Sports Grants. The funding for the new court was made possible a couple of years ago, through the hard work and persistence of Independent TD Mr Michael Lowry, who will continue to work towards securing further funding in support of Phase 2 of this project.


Death Of Nickey Maher, Co. Tipperary

It was with sadness that we learned of the death yesterday, Sunday 19th January 2020, of Mr Nicholas (Nickey) Maher, Clonoulty Hill, Church Quarter, Clonoulty, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by his son Liam; Mr Maher passed away peacefully at South Tipperary General Hospital.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary; sons Gary, Nickey and Jim Joe; daughter Nellie; son-in-law Dermot; daughters-in-law Liz, Debbie and Mary; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews; nieces; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements

The earthly remains of Mr Maher will lie in repose at the residence of his daughter, Mrs Nellie Cullen, latter situated at Clonoulty Hill (Eircode E25 TK85) on Thursday evening next January 23rd, 2020, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.
Requiem Mass will be held on Friday morning, January 24rd, in St. John the Baptist Church, Clonoulty at 11.30am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the New Cemetery Clonoulty, Cashel Co. Tipperary.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.


Clonmel 40 Bed Modular Unit Handed Over To South Tipperary Hospital

It took just 11 months; from the arrival of builders on site to the point where the finished 40 bed Medical Modular unit at South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, was officially handed over on January 16th, 2020.

The now completed project cost approximately €20m, with construction costs coming in at almost €10m.

“The reality is that seeing is believing”, commented Prof. Mr Peter Murchan, (Consultant General Surgeon) at South Tipperary General Hospital, as he proudly led a tour of this new 40 bed facility within the hospital on Monday last.

Acknowledging that many had stated publicly that the project could not be achieved, Professor Murchan was quick to emphasise that this new state-of-the-art facility is due mostly to the ‘enormous hands-on commitment’ of Independent TD Mr Michael Lowry, latter who networked via the Departments of Health & Finance, to push this particular project forward to full and total fulfilment.


Two Men Arrested In Relation To Tipperary Burglaries

Two men in their 20’s have been arrested by Gardaí and two vehicles seized for technical examination, as part of investigations into eight burglaries carried out on business premises in counties Tipperary and Limerick in the early hours of January 15th last.

The arrests were carried out by Gardaí from Henry Street Garda Station, Limerick; backed up by members of the Armed Support Unit from the Western Region and Garda members from Co. Tipperary and Co. Galway, latter who are understood to have searched three houses in Co. Galway early this morning.

The arrested men were detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda Stations, where they remain held under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.