Thurles Fairtrade Fortnight Starts Monday Next


With Fairtrade Fortnight starting on Monday next, here in Thurles, here’s a reminder to think about fielding a team in their Annual Table Quiz.

Their Annual Table Quiz is on Friday, March 9th at 9:00pm sharp, in Skehan’s Pub, Liberty Square. Spectacular Fairtrade hampers for each member of the first prize-winning team, plus plenty of spot prizes. Field a team of four for just €20 and reserve a table by calling 087-2624154. An enjoyable evening is promised with quizmaster Tom Noone presiding. No specialist knowledge required!

Other events during this Fairtrade Fortnight  include:
Meet the Fairtrade Coffee Producer on Wednesday February 29th at 11:00am in the Tipperary Institute. Transition Year students from 4 schools have been invited to meet with guest Fairtrade coffee producer Sigfredo Benite, from Cooperativa Los Pinos, San Salvador.

Fairtrade Promotion on Saturday morning March 3rd with Fairtrade information stand, free raffle and giveaways at the Thurles Farmers Market. Fairtrade supports local farmers – somewhere else!

Coffee Morning hosted by Thurles Credit Union on Friday, March 9th 10:00am-12:00pm Nancy Tynan and Michael Harty look forward to welcoming you for a complimentary cup of Fairtrade coffee!

For further information on Fairtrade Fortnight in Thurles, call the Secretary on (0505) 42570 or (087) 2624154.


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