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Recycle Your 2016 Christmas Tree

Are you back to work with your obsolete 2016 Christmas tree still clogging up your back yard?

Tempted to dump same after dark some evening in some isolated area of our picturesque Tipperary?  Please don’t.

Take the opportunity this weekend to drop off your Christmas tree, ‘Free of Charge’, for recycling, no later than January 20th 2017, at any of the following locations here in Co. Tipperary.

Bottom of Parnell Street Car Park, here in Thurles.
Clonmel Recycling Centre, Carrigeen, Clonmel.
Waller’s-Lot Recycling Centre, Cashel.
Donohill Recycling Centre, Donohill, Tipperary.
Fair Green Car Park, Carrick-on-Suir.
Nenagh Recycling Centre, Nenagh.
Roscrea Recycling Centre, Roscrea.
Templemore Town Park, Templemore.
Cahir Business Park, Cahir.

You know it makes sense.

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IQ Pharmatek To Replace Former Suir Pharma Plant

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IQ Pharmatek, to take over Suir Pharma plant in Clonmel.

Some 100 jobs are set to be replaced on the Waterford Road in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, following the reopening of the former Suir Pharma plant, which closed down in mid May 2016, with the loss of some 130 jobs.

The premises is set to reopen under the name IQ Pharmatek, latter which is made up of companies invested in Ireland, the UK and the United Arab Emirates, and will initially focus on manufacturing products for other International pharma companies.

A spokesperson for IQ Pharmatek, Mr Azzam Hussein, stated that the new firm is expected to be up and producing their products within a matter of weeks.

Initially some one hundred people will be employed within the next month with a further 100 people expected to be employed in 2018.

While a number of key staff are understood to be already in place, some former Suir Pharma staff are hopeful of being returned to full employed at the facility.

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Death Of Yvonne Slaughter, Fontenoy Terrace, Thurles

It was with great sadness we learned of the tragic death, on Sunday 8th January 2017, of Mrs Yvonne Slaughter (née Ryan), Sallins, Co. Kildare and formerly of Fontenoy Terrace, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

The passing of Mrs Slaughter is most deeply regretted by her loving husband Brendan; daughter Eabhe; son Gavin; her father Martin; mother-in-law Mary; brothers; sisters; brothers in law; sisters in law; nephews; nieces; extended relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mrs Slaughter will repose at Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane, Co Kildare, on Sunday next from 4.00pm to 7.00pm, with Rosary at 6.00pm.

Removal will take place on Monday morning at 9.30am to arrive at the Church of Our Lady & St. David, Naas, Co. Kildare, for 10.00am Mass, followed by interment immediately afterwards in Bodenstown Cemetery, Sallins, County Kildare.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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Death Of Mary Connolly, Holycross, Thurles

It was with sadness we learned of the death on Tuesday last, 10th January 2017, of Mrs Mary Connolly (née Ryan), Farney Bridge, Holycross, Thurles, Co.Tipperary and Bundoran, Co. Donegal.

Mrs Connolly passed away while in the loving care of the Matron and Staff of Padre Pio Nursing Home, Holycross.

Pre deceased by her husband Billy; the death of Mrs Connolly is most deeply regretted by her loving daughter Mary (Munday, Bundoran); sister Joan (O’Neill); brother Patsy; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nephews; nieces; extended relatives; friends and neighbours.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mrs Connolly will repose at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles  today, Thursday 12th January, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, to arrive at Holycross Abbey at 8.00pm.

Requiem Mass will take place on Friday 13th at 11.30am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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Death Of Eddie O’Rourke, Drombane, Thurles

It was with sadness we learned of the death on Tuesday last, 10th January 2017, of Mr Eddie O’Rourke, Ballynyra, Drombane, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Mr O’Rourke passed away peacefully at Milford Hospice, the beloved son of the late James and Nora (nee Buckley); most deeply regretted by his loving brother Sean; sisters Sr. Anne, Maureen (Quinn) Nora (Mooney) and Breda (O’Dwyer); nephews; nieces; grand-nephews; extended family members; kind neighbours and many friends.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr O’Rourke will repose at O’Dwyer’s Funeral Home, Upperchurch, today, Thursday January 12th from 5.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to St Mary’s Church, Drombane, Thurles.

Requiem Mass will be held on Friday, January 13th at 11.30am. followed by interment immediately afterwards in Kilalure Cemetery.

Note: Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Milford Hospice.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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