Attention: Get Your Free Digital Book Token.

World Book Day, 7th March 2024, is just around the corner.

Ahead of a host of annual celebrations across libraries, schools and book shops, World Book Day tokens have now been issued.

Same are valid from February 15th until March 31st 2024, and you can access your World Book Day token digitally, by simply clicking HERE.

In participating bookshops, each voucher entitles the bearer to a free World Book Day Book or €1.50 off books costing €3.99 or more.
Both Easons (Thurles Shopping Centre) and Bookworm (Parnell Street), here in Thurles town are taking part and below are some of the amazing World Book Day books, that you can pick up free from our local booksellers:-

Elmer and the Patchwork Story, by David McKee.
Greg the Sausage Roll: Lunchbox Superhero, by Mark and Roxanne Hoyle.
Dinosaur Club: On the Trail of a T-Rex, by Rex Stone.
Marv and the Ultimate Superpower, by Alex Falase-Koya.
Can You Get Jellyfish in Space?, by Dr Sheila Kanani.
Loki: Tales of a Bad God, by Walker Press.
The Curious Case of the Irish Yeti: Molly Malone and Bram Stoker, by Alan Nolan.
Inis Mara, by Tristan Rosenstock.

For more information on World Book Day visit your local book shop and


‘Executive Menswear’ Thurles – It’s The Sale Of The Century Folks.

With only 3 days left until the owner’s retirement,Executive Menswear, situated on the junction of Slievenamon Road & Liberty Square, here in Thurles, Co. Tipperary is offering, truly, the ‘Sale of the Century’.

As part of their massive giveaway (sale seems inappropriate because prices are rock bottom), there is over a 70% reduction on all items of stock currently remaining.

Incredible Bargains Include: Real leather belts €10; Lamb’s wool scarves €10; Three piece suits €120; Shirts €10, Knitwear from €20, Shoes from €20; ‘I Clip’ credit card wallets, now costing less than a quarter of their normal retail price; Jeans from €10 upwards etc. etc. etc.

Be sure to grab a truly great deal on all remaining top brands/labels and quality clothing before 5:30pm on Saturday next, 24th February 2024, before the blinds come down on yet another shop closure in the heart of the town.

Take Note: All stock must go, so over the next 3 days, both Ladies and Gentlemen can easily pick up a Birthday Gift, Anniversary Gift or indeed a future Christmas Gift, for that special person in their lives; and for often less than 70% of their normal retail price!
So do get in there while stocks still remain on shelves.


Thurles WEEE Collection Date July 22nd 2023.

A reminder to all our readers, on Saturday next, July 22nd 2023, a WEEE [ Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment] authorised collection point will be at Mid Tipp Co-Op Mart, Ballycarrane, Thurles, Co. Tipperary from 10:00am4:00pm.

WEEE collection point dates for other towns in Co. Tipperary are also shown in the columns hereunder.

Date.County.Town.Local Site Name.Time.
Thurs 20th July 2023.Tipperary.Cashel. Lidl Car Park, Cahir Road, Spafield, Cashel.Full Day
10am – 4pm.
Sat 22nd July 2023.Tipperary.Thurles.Mid Tipp Co-Op Mart, Ballycarrane, Thurles.Full Day
10am – 4pm.
Tues 25th July 2023.Tipperary.Roscrea.Lidl Car Park, Birr Road, Raheens. Roscrea.Full Day
10am – 4pm.
Sat 29th July 2023.Tipperary.Templemore.Co-Op Mart, Bank Street, Templemore.Full Day
10am – 4pm.
Sat 12th Aug 2023.Tipperary.Cahir.Cahir Co-Op Mart, Cashel Road, Cahir.Full Day
10am – 4pm.

As most readers are aware, the service is totally free. But do remember, WEEE material is mostly anything with a plug normally attached.

They will accept: TVs and their Aerials, Radios, Microwaves, IT Equipment, Printers, Dishwashers, Cookers, Fridges, Freezers, Power Tools, Vacuum Cleaners, Battery Operated Toys, Electric Toothbrushes, Kettles, Toasters, Batteries, Energy Saving Lightbulbs and other associated items.


Shop Around For Best Energy Tariffs.

Electricity and gas prices are on everyone’s mind at present, as prices rise.

Using less energy helps to keep costs down, but it’s also important to shop around for the best tariff offerings on the market. Often times you can make savings simply by switching supplier.

Switching supplier is free and the CRU (Commission for Regulation of Utilities) provides all the information you need (see link HERE).

The CRU have also accredited three price comparison websites which means you can trust the information they provide. The three price comparison websites are:-

  3. www.power to

For those of you considering switching from Credit to PrePay, it’s worth checking out the CRU’s advice on the pros and cons of each. 

For more information you can trust on your energy options, visit HERE.


Every Xmas Decoration Under One Roof At Dwan’s Hardware, Cathedral Street, Thurles.

Feast you Eyes on Dwan’s Festive Decorations.

Create a fantastic festive Christmas 2022, with the help of Dwan’s Hardware, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

The popular hardware store is now, once again, fully open to the public, following the covid pandemic and all are invited to visit a truly “Christmas Wonderland”, offering not just their normal stock of hardware items, and key cutting services, but every Christmas decoration you could ever dream of, and all under one roof.