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Death Of Mr P McGuire Thurles Co Tipperary

With Sincere Sympathy

With Sincere Sympathy

It is with great sadness and sincere regret we learn of the death of Mr Pa McGuire, No 2 Óisin Terrace, Kickham Street, Thurles, Co.Tipperary.

Mr McGuire was predeceased by his father Mr Jimmy McGuire and sister Mrs Helen Cleary, Co. Cork.

Mr McGuire passed away following an illness on Saturday 27th December 2014, at the Community Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles, deeply regretted by his loving mother Bridie, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Funeral Arrangements are as Follows:-

Reposing at the Ardeen Funeral Home, Abbey Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, today (Monday, December 29th) from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Arriving at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles at 7.30pm.

Requiem Mass tomorrow, Tuesday, (December 30th) at 11.00am, with burial, following Mass, in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles.

Family flowers only; with 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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Tipperary Man Found Dead In Limerick Prison

garda crestA 25-year-old male prisoner has been found dead in his cell at Limerick Prison.

The man, who is understood to have been serving a sentence for manslaughter, was found at about 4.00am this morning.

The man who is understood to be originally from Co Tipperary; from initial investigations is believed to have died from a drugs overdose.

Following standard procedures members of an Garda Siochana together with the Prison Service, are now conducting separate investigations surrounding this man’s sudden and unexpected death.

A post mortem is expected to be carried out on his body later today and the Prison Service confirm that they will not be releasing the man’s name until all of his next of kin have been informed.

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Bord Gáis To Begin Piping Natural Gas To Nenagh

GasTipperary County Council (Nenagh Municipal District) wish to advise that works by Bord Gáis on piping natural gas to Nenagh will commence on Monday January 12th 2015.

The project which was originally scheduled to begin last November will now come in from Birdhill, up the old N7 to the Five Alley Pub and into Nenagh, following a 17km stretch.

This €8.5 million project will take the following route within the town:-  Limerick Road, Clare Street, William Street, Silver Street, Stafford Street, Arrabawn.

The priority customer will be Arrabawn, however several other large scale premises have also come on board and it’s hoped the town will be connected fully by next autumn.

Once the initial feeder is connected to Arabawn together with a number of other large industries that also have expressed installation interest, namely ABP and Nenagh hospital, then the focus will be on the immediate town itself.

Representatives of Bord Gáis confirm that significant disruption can be expected during these installation; caused by the unavoidable digging of trenches in road surfaces in the area. However they point out that there will be constant consultation with all stakeholders affected and plenty of notice will be given ahead of this future work to be undertaken.

Natural gas lines have already been installed in Tipp Town, Cahir and Cashel and the company representatives’ point out that those projects were carried out very successfully.  A traffic management system will be in place and some disruption may occur. The works will take approximately 6-8 weeks in total and are expected to be completed by mid-March or early April.

Thurles town is not expected to glean similar benefits from the piping of natural gas, since it has become increasingly difficult to attract this kind of project to areas where industry fails to exist in its entirety and where successive governments have failed miserably to attract any form of commercial or manufacturing enterprise to this area.

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Death Of Mr Jim Condon

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With Sincere Sympathy

It is with great sadness and sincere regret we learn of the death of Mr James (Jim) Condon, 4 Butler Avenue, Thurles, Co Tipperary, following an illness.

Mr Condon, (US Army Emeritus) passed away on December 23rd last, (2014) deeply regretted by his loving wife Biddy, sons Liam and Sean, daughter Siobhán, daughter-in-law Sharan, sister Nora, aunt Alice, grandchildren, great-grand-children, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.

During his years of retirement Mr Condon, a highly respected and published local historian, through his original research generated new insights into our town’s forgotten history.  His years of research enhanced greatly an understanding of our towns important historic contribution, not just to to our county, but also to the Irish nation as a whole.

The former winner of a coveted Henry Ford Environmental History Award, Mr Condon’s 16ft x 8ft scale model of the town of Thurles, presently on display at St Mary’s Famine Museum, Thurles, is testament and a monument to some four years of research by him during the late 1990’s, latter relating to conditions experienced during the Great Famine period (1845 – 1849) here in Thurles.

Mr Condon’s body will repose at the Ardeen Nursing Home on Friday, December 26th, from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, arriving at the Church of St. Joseph and St. Brigid, Bothar-Na-Naomh, Thurles at 7.30pm.

Requiem Mass will be on Saturday next at 10.00am, with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

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A Happy & Peaceful Christmas To All From Thurles.Info


From Thurles.Info, may we wish our readers, and contributors; wherever you are tonight, a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful, Joyous and Holy Christmas.

To all those working over this Christmas season, providing public services through policing, our fire services, carers, clergy, nurses and doctors etc., go our very special thanks to you for your consistent, loyal and steadfast dedication.

“Happy Christmas Everyone.”

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