Tipperary people posting packages and Christmas cards are being advised by An Post to visit their local post office as soon as possible, particularly with items requiring delivery prior to December 25th.
The number of postal items, as you can imagine, being processed presently, more than doubles at this time of year, going from around 2 million, to 5 million items during the Christmas period.
Time is rapidly running out when it comes to sending your cards and parcels, particularly any items bound for the UK and Europe; so if posted before Monday/Tuesday next (December 20th at the very latest) you should be guaranteed to have same delivered on time and pre-Christmas.
It was with sadness we learned of the death today, Friday 16th December 2016, of Mr William (Willie) Maxey, Ballinure, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and formerly of Garryclougher, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.
Beloved husband of the late Joan and father-in-law of the late Jimmy O’Gorman, Mr Maxey, aged in his 91st year, passed away peacefully while in the care of the Nurses and Staff at South Tipperary General Hospital. His passing is most deeply regretted by his loving daughter Marie; son John; grandchildren David, Nigel and Orla; great-grandchildren; nephews; nieces; cousins; extended relatives and many friends.
The earthly remains of Mr Maxey will repose at Devitt’s Funeral Parlour on tomorrow, Saturday, from 5.30pm with removal at 7.30pm to the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Dualla, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.
Funeral Mass will take place on Sunday at 11.30am, followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
It was with sadness we learned of the death today, Friday 16th December 2016, of Mrs Helen Scanlon (née Bourke), Kennedy Park, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Predeceased by her husband Jim and following a short illness, Mrs Scanlon passed away, most deeply regretted by her loving son Paddy; daughter-in-law Mary; sister Maureen; brother Des; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; neighbours and many friends.
The earthly remains of Mrs Scanlon will repose at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary on tomorrow, Saturday, 17th December, from 6.00pm to 8.00pm, to arrive at the Cathedral of The Assumption, Thurles, at 8.30pm.
Requiem Mass will take place on Sunday, 18th December, at 12.00 noon, followed by burial afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Moyne Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.
Dylan O’Brien (Missing)
Gardaí are seeking the assistance of the public in tracing the whereabouts of Dylan O’Brien, 17 years old, who has gone missing from Clonmel in Co. Tipperary.
Dylan was last seen on December 12th, 2016 in the Ferryhouse area of Clonmel.
He is described as being 5ft-8in in height, of stocky build, with brown eyes and short black hair.
When last observed he was wearing a navy tracksuit pants, with a black jacket and blue runners.
Anyone who has seen Dylan, or who can assist in locating him, is asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station on Tel: 052-6177640 or the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station.
It was with sadness we learned of the death yesterday, Wednesday 14th December 2016, of Mrs Eileen Kelly (née Loughnane), Crannagh, Templetuohy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and formerly Toher, Templetuohy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
The earthly remains of M/s Kelly will repose at Grey’s Funeral Home, Templemore, Co. Tipperary on Friday evening next from 4.00pm to 9.00pm.
Removal will take place on Saturday morning to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Templetuohy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, for Requiem Mass at 11.30am.
Interment will take place immediately following Mass in the adjoining cemetery.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.