Visit Mid-Summer Market Tomorrow In Holycross Village, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Geraldine Helbert Reports.

“It’s so exciting and almost here! Yes, tomorrow Saturday June 25th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm The “Village Market”, Holycross, Thurles, invite children and families to celebrate “Schools Out” at our bi-weekly, Mid-Summer Market.

As always, on special market days, we invite the younger members of the Tipperary community to come along and have a little fun with us and celebrate the start of the school holidays.

Dress yourselves up in your sunniest summer outfits and be as creative as you can, to get free entry into a special raffle with a mystery prize, just for the children. Get some personalised hair braiding, refreshments, treats and that all important Ice-Cream. Note: Admission is free to all.

Enjoy a choice of delicious hot lunches from our local catering duo at the “Grub Hub”, have a coffee, hot chocolate and a delicious home baked tasty treat or Granola bar.

We have doubled our seating capacity and everyone is in for a really entertaining treat from a very talented male singing group from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, who will be joining us.

New amazing bakers, crafters and artists join our regulars each market day with home-made jams, granola, low-carb options, tray bakes, vegetables, meat, breads and cakes. Pick up unique crafts and gifts and paintings for all occasions from one of our many talented crafters and artists. Get lots of plants and advice for the garden too.

And there is more! We have two tickets to raffle tomorrow for ‘Cut Loose’ Country Music Festival, latter taking place in Holycross, Thurles, on July 31st next.

Congratulations to the winners of our previous raffles; Johnny Carey won two tickets to ‘The Cavalcaders’ at ‘The Source’ Arts Centre for Sunday June 26th next, while Samantha Irwin was winner of an additional prize of ‘Honey Vinegar’ (naturally brewed and unfiltered), kindly donated by ‘Windmill Honey farm‘.

Do join us tomorrow and indeed every second Saturday for coffee, chat and fresh produce. We enjoy seeing you all in attendance brightening up our village. The market grounds are safe and easily accessible for all; with ease of parking and an opportunity to visit the historic Abbey and enjoy the unique welcome and beauty of Holycross village.”

Note: Students, musicians and new traders are always welcome. [Email us at]


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