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Thurles – Real Back To School Bargain

pencilsParents, Teachers – Note Bargain of the Week.

‘Crayola Twistable Pencils’ have become increasingly popular with children; also their parents and teachers, in recent years.

No more pencil sharpening and associated mess; you simply twist the top and continue to colour. The only disadvantage however has been the associated price tag, with a set of tenCrayola Twistable Pencils‘ typically retailing at €3.99; both online and in the shops.

However, this week in Tesco Thurles, ‘Crayola Twistable Pencils’ are on sale (while stocks last), for the incredible low price of just €1.29 per pack of 10. That’s cheaper than their no-brand equivalent!

A Real Back to School Bargain Folks!


Unbeatable Deals At Thurles Tile & Timber Flooring

Thurles Sizzling Summer Sale Offers


Three unbeatable deals to be found at Thurles Tiles (& Timber Flooring), situated at No 1, Ikerrin Rd, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, starting this Tuesday morning, June 7th 2016. [Note only while stocks last].

Deal A:  Transform your Bathroom for only €450.
Above deal includes 22 sq yards of Wall Tiles; plus 4 sq yards of Floor Tiles; plus 22 ft. of Border; Flexible Wall / Floor adhesive; Grout; two PVC trims /2 Shower / Bath Seals / Silicone.

Deal B:  Give your old kitchen a lift with new floor tiles for only €400.
Deal includes 23 sq yards of floor Tiles (Note new range choice of colours). Flexible Adhesive and grout.

Deal C: Transform your Sitting room / Living room with a new Timber Floor for only €375
This deal includes 25 sq yards Balterio Oak / Maple / Walnut  (Underlay included).

For further details and information visit their Website www.thurlestiles.ie; click HERE for to follow them on Facebook; Chat Direct on Tel No: (0504) 28601 or Mobile (086) 8873238, and finally communicate by Email using the address info@thurlestiles.ie


Your Chance To ‘See Old Ireland Free’

The Office of Public Works (OPW) are pleased to announce that as and from today (6/4/2016), or on the first Wednesday of every month, during 2016, all their managed Heritage Sites in Tipperary and throughout Ireland will offer FREE ADMISSION to individuals wishing to visit their sites, for the duration of their tourism opening season.

The Swiss Cottage Cahir

Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.

The list of participating sites in Co. Tipperary include:-  Cahir Castle,*  Rock of Cashel,  Roscrea Heritage (Castle and Damer House) and the Blackmills, and the Swiss Cottage.

* Note: Where an asterisk is shown above; same venues are open all year-round while others may have more limited seasonal periods of operation.

Details on the above venues and other national Irish tourist attractions can be found by simply clicking HERE

That means sites like Kilkenny Castle and Clonmacnoise, which usually charge €17 for a family visit, the recently-restored Kilmainham Gaol (€16) and Ross Castle in Killarney (€10), won’t cost a cent to visit, except perhaps for parking in some instances.

Tickets will be allocated on a ‘first come / first served’ basis with normal conditions of admission applying at all sites. Visitors may experience delays at some of the busier sites and are therefore advised to arrive early.

If allocated a time, visitors are asked to arrive promptly for the start of their tour. There is no guarantee that visitors who miss their allocated tour-slot can be accommodated at a later time. Children must be supervised at all times and access to some sites will be by guided tour only. Visitors are also warned that opening times can change at short notice.

So please, old age pensioners & those enjoying free travel, do take advantage and use this opportunity “To see old Ireland free.”


Thurles Winter Fuel Special Offer

With the long winter nights imminent it is worth noting that for a short period while stocks lastCentenary Thurles Co-Op, Templemore Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary, are running once again this year their Winter Fuel Special Offer.

This ‘Special Offer’ is as follows:A Warm Coal Fire

1 x 40kg. bag of Premium Polish Coal for €17.25 – Collected.
5 x 40kg. bags of Premium Polish Coal for €85.00 – Collected.
5 x 40kg. bags of Premium Polish Coal plus 5 Bales Briquettes for €96.00 – Collected.
3 x 40kg. bags of Premium Polish Coal plus 2 Bales Briquettes for €56.00 – Collected.
Briquettes (Bord Na Mona)  per single Bale presently €3.85 – Collected.
3 x 1 Bales Briquettes presently just €10.95. – Collected.

Latter Briquette offer alone represents a colossal saving of €2.55 when compared to some shops / petrol stations / supermarkets, who currently today were extorting up to €13.50 for the same 3 Bale purchase;  and up to €21.00 for a single 1 x 40kg. bag of Polish coal; latter representing a colossal €3.75 above the ‘Special Offer’ shown here above.

You can contact Thurles Centenary Co-Op during normal business hours at Telephone: (0504) 91950 or telephone any of their other Agri Stores, in Tipperary by clicking HERE.


Win A Set Of Bridgestone Tyres In Clonmel Or Thurles

Your chance to win a set of Bridgestone Tyres courtesy of Lyons Tyre Services, latter situated at Cashel Rd. in Clonmel or at Slievenamon Rd. here in Thurles, over the next 10 days only.


Reminder to all Vehicle Owners – National Road Safety Week begins next week – 5th to 11th October.

To promote tyre safety, Lyons Tyre Services are offering a free set of Bridgestone Tyres to the winner of a draw, which will take place on Tipp FM Radio next Monday week – 13th of October 2015.

Note: Here, at both service depots, all entrants can also avail of a free tyre safety check upon entry into this worthwhile competition.

As our Irish winter fast approaches, keeping our vehicles tyres in a roadworthy condition is especially important.  To this end; Lyons Tyre Depots are supporting this year’s ‘National Road Safety Week‘ with this hugely generous offer, while also highlighting the certain risks motorists very often undertake when driving with dangerous tyres on their vehicles.

How Can You Enter
To enter this competition you simply have to fill out an entry form at any Lyons Tyre Services depot; either at their premises on Cashel Rd, Clonmel or on Slievenamon Rd, Thurles. So if your National Car Test (NCT) just happens to be pencilled in on your calendar under ‘things to do’ in the coming weeks, do take full advantage of this very generous free safety check offer.

Remember also of course that Lyons Tyre Services are always a ‘one stop shop’ for the sales and fitting of:- Wipers, Brakes, Batteries, Alloy Wheels and are the market leaders in Headlight Focusing, Wheel Alignment and Alloy Wheel Repairs.

Note Opening Hours: All above mentioned Lyons Tyre Service depots open each day, MondayFriday from 9.00am6.00pm and each Saturday from 9.00am3.00pm.

Contact Details: Telephone (0504) 21233 or E-Mail sales@lyonstyre.com

Facilities: On-site customer facilities include: Handicapped access, Comfortable Waiting Area, Children’s Corner, Toilet.