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Gardaí Seek Help In Tracing Missing Tipp Teenager

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána

At time of going to press this morning, Gardaí are appealing to the public for information regarding a missing Tipperary teenager, aged 13 years-old.

Thirteen-year-old Aoife Kidman (also known as Eva) has gone missing from her home in Newport, Co Tipperary since Sunday morning.

She is described as being 172cm (5ft 6ins) in height, with long brown hair, blue/grey eyes and is of slim build. Ms Kidman has two piercings in each ear.

It is not known what apparel Aoife was wearing at the time of her disappearance.

Gardaí­ and Aoife’s family are greatly concerned for her well-being.

The Gardaí have requested that anyone with any information on Aoife’s possible whereabouts, to contact Newport Garda station on Tel: 061 378102, the Garda confidential line Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station.

Update: We are happy to report that Miss Kidman, missing since yesterday has been found safe and well. Gardaí have thanked the media and the public for their assistance.

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Death Of Breda English, Formerly Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It is with sadness we learned of the death today, Thursday 18th June 2020, of Mrs Breda English (née Loughman), No.42 Ashgrove, The Paddock, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and and formerly No.3 Court Street, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by her husband Thomas and son Declan; the passing of Mrs English is most deeply regretted by her family; Sons and daughters Geraldine, Barbara, Eugene, Pechelli, Martina, Fidelma and Damien; her sister Geraldine; great-grandchildren; grandchildren; nephews; nieces; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

Due to Government restrictions regarding the Covid-19 virus; a private, family, funeral Mass, for Mrs English, will be held on Saturday in St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, followed by interment immediately afterwards in Templeudigan cemetery.

Those of you who would have liked to attend at the Mass for Mrs English please note, same can be viewed, streamed live online, from HERE.

A public Memorial Mass will take place at a future date.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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Death Of Mariusz Juszczyk, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It was with sadness that we learned of the death yesterday, Wednesday 27th May 2020, of Mr Mariusz Juszczyk, Kickham Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Mr Juszczyk passed away peacefully, following a short illness.

His passing is most deeply regretted by his heartbroken family; parents Danuta and Stanislaw; sister Wioletta; brother Artur; sons Oskar and Alan; former partner Sylwia; extended relatives; neighbours and many friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

In accordance with government guidelines regarding public gatherings; a private family funeral Mass will take place on Saturday morning, May 30th at 11:00am in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Cathedral Street, Thurles, followed by private cremation.

Funeral Mass for Mr Juszczyk can be viewed online HERE.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

The extended Juszczyk family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

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Death Of Billy Carroll, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It is with sadness that we learned of the death today, Friday 22nd May 2020, of Mr William (Billy) Carroll, Springhill, Killenaule, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

The passing of Mr Carroll is most deeply regretted by his loving wife Grazia; daughter Anna; son-in-law Angelo; grandchildren Liam and Emma; great grandchildren; brothers Michael, Sean and Paddy; sister Margaret; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

In accordance with government guidelines with regard to the current Covid-19 pandemic and public gatherings; a private family funeral Mass for Mr Carroll, will take place on Sunday morning, in St. Mary’s Church Killenaule, Thurles at 11:00am, followed by interment immediately afterwards in Crosscannon Cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilís.

The extended Carroll family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

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Covid-19 Update: Fri. 22nd May 2020 – 11 Deaths – 115 New Cases.

“Remember we must keep our distance now, in order to be closer in the future.”

Today, Minister for Health Mr Simon Harris has announced that, as and from next week, it will be mandatory for anyone who arrives to this country through airports and ports to self-isolate for 14 days.

From next week also, persons arriving here in Ireland will have to fill out a mandatory ‘Passenger Location Form’, and could face follow-up checks to ensure that people are staying at the addresses where they stated that they would be self-isolating.

It was further confirmed that no non-essential travel outside of Ireland would be permitted, for at least the immediate future.

These new regulations are set to come into effect from Thursday May 28th next and will not include aircraft crew, diplomats and international transport workers, but will provide for fines of up to €2,500 or up to six month’s imprisonment for any of the following: –

(A) Failure to complete and give the form to a relevant person.
(B) Providing information that is known to be false or misleading (whether on the form, when presenting the form, or in subsequent follow-up checks)
(C) Failure to provide further information to a relevant person upon request (who suspects that the form has not been completed properly)
(D) Failure to update residence or contact details if they change within 14 days of arrival into the State.

Meanwhile, the total number of Covid-19 virus cases that have been confirmed here in Co. Tipperary; as of midnight on Wednesday, May 20th last, remains at 529, with an increase of 0 recorded new case, within a 24-hour period.

The Department of Health has confirmed, this evening, that a further 11 people have tragically died from the virus, here in the Republic of Ireland over the past 24 hours. These latest figures place the total number of deaths since this pandemic began, to 1,592.

This evening, it has also been confirmed that an additional 115 new cases of coronavirus have been identified, bringing the total since conception to 24,506.


Please Do Continue To Remain Safe.

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