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Death Of Ned Ryan Moyaliffe Ballycahill Thurles

deathIt is with great sadness we learned of the death yesterday (Friday July 24th 2015) of Mr Ned Ryan (Casey) Moyaliffe, Ballycahill, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Beloved husband of Atty; Mr Ryan’s passing is most deeply regretted by his wife, daughters Margaret, Sally, Bridgit, Mary and Martina, sons Tommy, Paddy and Eamon, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother Jack, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements
Mr Ryan’s earthly remains will repose at his home on Saturday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. Removal will take place on Sunday morning to St. Mary’s Church, Drombane, for Funeral Mass at 12:00 noon.

Burial will take place afterwards in Kilvalure Cemetery.

Please note; House will remain private on Sunday morning.

Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis.

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Bord Na Mona Staff Face Re-application For Own Jobs

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Bord na Móna

It has been claimed that Bord Na Mona staff here mid-Tipp may be facing the future of having to reapply for their own jobs, despite the company recently announcing in recent days an annual profit of some €52 million.

This semi-state body is presently attempting to implement cost cutting measures across the Company and recent discussions at the Labour Relations Commission, latter in an attempt to resolve a number of issues, have now ended without further agreement.

The position locally at the Littleton, Co Tipperary, Briquette Manufactoring Plant has been to place production on hold until mid-August, with up to 80 permanent workers remaining either on reduced hours or on temporary lay-off.

Tipperary Independent TD Mr Michael Lowry claims that workers are now being put in an impossible position by being asked to reapply for their own jobs on reduced wages, through the introduction of a pay freeze which is expected to last until at least 2019.

In a statement released through the office of TD Michael Lowry last night, the Deputy has expressed disappointment at the failure of the Labour Relations Commission to resolve a plethora of outstanding issues between Bord na Móna Management and their workforce.

“These talks have now ended without agreement. This is not surprising, considering Management of Bord na Móna have remained very intransigent in these negotiations. While it is accepted that Bord na Móna has many competitive challenges ahead, it must be noted that they have just announced an annual profit of €52 million.

It is therefore unjust to expect the Bord na Móna workforce to submit to proposed enforced pay cuts, a pay freeze and redeployment terms. The proposed terms and conditions of future employment are unacceptable to the vast majority of the Bord na Móna workforce. Bord na Móna Group of Unions will next week make a full submission to the Labour Court. This prolonged dispute is damaging to both the morale and working relationships, between management and staff ,” Mr Lowry stated.

Deputy Lowry called on Bord na Móna to immediately “enter meaningful discussions to find a compromise solution in the interest of the workforce and the long-term future of the Company”.

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Robbery Ely’s Centra Kickham Street Thurles Tipperary

DSC_5925The ever popular one-stop-shop known as Ely’s Centra Supermarket, situated on the corner of Ikerrin Road and Kickham Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary, was the subject of a burglary in the early hours of this morning, (Thursday 23rd July 2015).

A thief or thieves entered the popular busy retail store by breaking through a roof at the rear of the main building, at around 1:30am this morning, before breaking through an inner ceiling, to dismantle security cameras.

The robbery of these premises, which operates daily from 7:00am to 10:00pm, was first discovered by staff who arrived for their early morning work shift today.

While the store are still counting the cost of this morning’s break-in, it is generally accepted that several thousand Euros of saleable goods were removed from the building, together with several thousand Euro’s of structural damage caused to internally placed dispensing machinery and actual roofing fabric at the rear of the building’s structure.

It should be noted that despite this mornings upset, the premises still continue to remains open and trading continues as usual.

Local Thurles Gardaí are urgently seeking information from any person who may have been in the vicinity of the store between 1:30am and 3:00am this morning and who may have noticed any unusual behaviour taking place in this immediate area.

Anyone with information can contact Thurles Garda Divisional HQ at Slievenamon Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary by calling in person or Telephoning (0504)25100. Persons with information may also contact the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station.

This morning’s robbery is the latest in a series of such criminal activities carried out in the Thurles, Two-Mile-Borris and Littleton area in the past few weeks and Gardaí are warning businesses to remain alert.

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Death Of Anne Doyle Glenbane Holycross Thurles

With Sincere SympathyIt is with great sadness we learned of the death today (Wednesday 22nd July 2015) of Mrs Anne Doyle (née Reidy), Glenbane, Holycross, Thurles, Tipperary.

Mrs Doyle, who passed away in the loving care of the nurses and staff of the Community Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles, was pre-deceased by her husband, latter former hurling legend John Doyle, her brother Fr. Ray and son-in-law Danny.

Mrs Doyle’s passing is deeply regretted by her loving sons John and Michael, daughters Margaret, Sandra, Colette, Elizabeth and Anne Marie, brother Gerry and sister-in-law Ann Marie, daughters-in-law Una and Josie, sons-in-law Kevin, Henry, Seamus and Maurice, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Funeral Arrangements
Mrs Doyle’s earthly remains will repose at Egan’s Funeral Home, Thurles, on tomorrow Thursday July 23rd from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to arrive later at Holycross Abbey at approximately 8:30 p.m..
Requiem Mass will take place on Friday at 11.30 a.m. with burial afterwards in the Abbey Cemetery.

Note: Family flowers only please, however donations, if desired, to the Community Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis.

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Premier Ballroom Thurles – Fund Raising Event

Premier-BallroomA dance to raise funds towards the refurbishment of The Premier Hall, here in Thurles, will take place in The Premier Hall on the Saturday night of August 29th next.

Tickets costing €15 each can be purchased at The Premier Box-Office on any Thursday or Friday in August (between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon) or at Bingo on any Wednesday night.

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As part of this planned fund raising event, a great night’s entertainment is guaranteed, with ‘Patrick O’Sullivan’ playing from 8.45 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. and ‘Loraine & The Conquerors’ playing from 10.45 p.m. to 1.00 a.m. Doors will open at 8.15 p.m. and admission will cease from 12.00 midnight. Seating will be provided in the balcony area for 170 and seating provided downstairs for over 300. An enjoyable night out for everyone is guaranteed and, if you are unable to take part in the dancing, feel free to just sit back and enjoy some truly great music.

Over the past 51 years The Premier Ballroom here in Thurles has provided the community with the very best of entertainment in the form of dancing (in particular the show band era), variety shows, musicals, drama, comedy and of course on every Wednesday night there’s Bingo. For a number of years the Miss Macra finals took place in The Premier and drew large crowds to the town for the International Miss Macra parade and dance. The dance floor itself is still considered to be one of the very best in the country.

The Premier Ballroom celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its official opening on Sunday the 18th of May 2014 with an anniversary dance in the ballroom. ‘Mike Denver & his Band’ were the main attraction and the supporting band was ‘Finbarr Dennehy’.  Over 500 people attended this very enjoyable night. Later that same year ‘Nathan Carter’ and his band played to a packed Prmier Hall dance floor.

Please do come along on Saturday the 29th of August and enjoy a great night out.

NOTE: For further information please contact Mobile: 087-9732837.

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