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Death Of Edward Cleere, Cuchulainn Road, Thurles,

It was with great sadness we learned of the death, on Friday 16th February 2018, of Mr Edward Cleere, Switzer Homes, Castle Road, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny and formerly Cuchulainn Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Mr Cleere passed away suddenly, after a short illness, while in the wonderful care of the Staff of St. Luke’s Hospital, Co. Kilkenny and previously Prague House, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his sons Noel and Pat; daughter RoseAnne (Troy); sister Josie (Rochford); former wife Mary; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law; son-in-law; nephews; nieces; sisters-in-law; brother-in-law; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr Cleere will repose at his daughter’s residence (RoseAnne Troy, Meadlán, Ballycurrane, Thurles) on Sunday evening next, 18th February, from 4.00pm to 7.00pm, to arrive at the Cathedral of The Assumption, Thurles on Monday 19th February, at 10.15am.

Requiem Mass will take place on Monday 19th February, at 11.00am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Note Please: Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Prague House, Freshford, Co Kilkenny.

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Death Of Peter Griffin, Slieve na Mon Meadows, Thurles

It was with great sadness we learned of the death today, Friday 16th February 2018, of Mr Peter Griffin (Garda Síochána, Retired), Slieve na Mon Meadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and formerly of Pickardstown, Tramore, Co. Waterford and Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork.

Mr Griffin passed away while in the wonderful care of the Matron and Staff of St. Theresa’s Nursing Home, Dublin Road, Thurles.

Predeceased by his daughter Kathy (O’Brien); his passing is most deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridie; sons Martin, Peader (Peter) and Kieran; daughters Pauline, Una and Miriam; brothers; sisters; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sons-in-law; daughters-in-law; nephews; nieces; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr Griffin will lie in repose at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles on Saturday, 17th February, from 4.00pm to 6.00pm.

Requiem Mass will take place in the Cathedral of The Assumption, Thurles on Sunday 18th February, at 12 noon, followed by interment immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Note Please: Family flowers only.

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South Tipperary Hospital Impose Visitor Restrictions

South Tipperary General Hospital

South Tipperary General, in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary have stated that restrictions imposed, in respect of all visitors are to strictly remain in place. This regulation is due to a serious outbreak of influenza at the medical facility.

Family members visiting relatives and in particular, children; will be prohibited from the Clonmel facility and the normal general visiting to all wards will be strictly prohibited, apart from very exceptional circumstances.

All infection control measures are confirmed, by the facilities management, as being in place, with every effort being made to contain the spread of the dangerous virus.

Those outside the hospital experiencing flu-like symptoms are now advised to make contact with their own medical practitioner, by phone in the first instance, and to avoid presenting themselves at hospital Emergency Departments.

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Warning On Semple Stadium Parking

Semple Stadium

Warning to those found parking illegally within the vicinity of Tom Semple Stadium.

The Semple Stadium management committee, through their secretary and spokesperson Mr Tom Maher, have issued a warning to the visiting public who expect to be attending the upcoming national hurling league game (Tipperary v Wexford) on tomorrow Saturday, (as indeed for all other events to be held within Semple Stadium into the future) that local parking laws and restrictions, as presently set down here in Thurles, will be fully implemented in and around the Stadium.

Cars found parked illegally, e.g. which could include parking on double yellow lines; parking on footpaths; parking in such a way as to block private entrances, etc, will be noted, with the result that parking fines will be issued in the weeks following these future events.

Semple Stadium management invite lovers of sport to come and enjoy the games, but please park carefully and within the law, respecting the rights of others.

Available car parks for the Allianz Hurling League Game – Tipperary v Wexford – this coming Saturday night:-  LIT Thurles; Thurles Greyhound Stadium; VEC ground; Thurles Cattle Mart, Stradavoher; Parnell Steet Car Park; Liberty Square Car Park; St Patricks College; Munster Hotel Car Park.‬

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Death Of John Grogan, Late Of Butler Avenue, Thurles

It was with great sadness we learned of the death yesterday, Wednesday 14th February 2018, of Mr John Grogan, Willison Park, Blarney, Co. Cork and late of Butler Avenue, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Mr Grogan passed away peacefully after a short illness at the Bon Secours Hospital, College Road, University College, Co. Cork.

Son of the late Edward and Mary and brother of the late Pat and Ned; his passing is most deeply regretted by his beloved wife Ann (nee Shine); daughters Marianne, Sarah and Michelle; son-in-law Noel; grandchildren Julian and Jamie; brothers Michael and Garry; sisters Frances, Mary, Anne and Brighide; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nephews; nieces; extended relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr Grogan will rest in repose at Crowley’s Funeral Home, , Ballincollig Co. Cork on tomorrow evening, Friday from 6.30pm to 8.00pm, followed by Rosary and later removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Blarney, Co. Cork.

Requiem Mass will be held on Saturday next at 12.00 noon, followed by interment immediately afterwards to St. Senan’s Cemetery, Tower, Co. Cork.

Note Please: Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Cork Cancer Research.

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