North Tipperary Vintage & Machinery Club Make Donation To Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre.

Last Saturday night, North Tipperary Vintage & Machinery Club made a sizeable donation of €2,000.00 to the Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre in Thurles, with the presentation made at an event which gathered in Corcoran’s Bar, latter premises situated in the village of Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Back Row, L-R: Pat Whelan, Pat Boyle, Jackie Fogarty, Michael Power, Aiden Maher, Gerard Cantwell.
Front Row, L-R: Christy O’Brien, Thomas Cantwell, Jim Russell (Chairman North Tipperary Vintage & Machinery Club), Anna Ryan (Suir Haven), Mary Maher (Suir Haven) and Mary Callanan (Suir Haven).
Pic: G. Willoughby

The North Tipperary Vintage and Machinery Club “Road Run”, as stated earlier, took place on March 19th last, starting in Two-Mile-Borris via Littleton, Ballinunty, Ballysloe, Gortnahoe, Mary Willies and back to Two-Mile-Borris for a hot meal, provided by Joan Dwyer and her team, catering for up to 200 people.

Up to 150 Tractors, Cars and Lorries took part, with the Order of Malta giving valuable assistance along the route. Much thanks to Vincent and Elaine Corcoran for the use of their premises, field etc.

North Tipperary Vintage & Machinery Club wish to thanks all who supported their raffle and gave donations for the event.

Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre in Thurles.
The Suir Haven, Cancer Support Centre here in Thurles, offers emotional support, practical help, information and education to anyone with a cancer diagnosis, through their carers or family members. They offer counselling, reflexology, acupuncture, massage, yoga, arts and crafts and many courses, all of whitch are free of charge. They are funded by North Tipperary Hospice, which relies completely on fundraising and voluntary contributions.

The support centre is located at Clongour Road, Clongour, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. [Phone Number 0504 21197]. They can also be contacted via their email address at


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