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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:-

  1. www.bonkers.ie
  2. www.switcher.ie
  3. www.power to switch.ie

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.


Village Market, Holycross, Thurles, Takes Place Tomorrow Afternoon.

The Holycross Village Market Committee Reports:-

“Come and join us tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, May 28th, from 1:00pm3:00pm, for yet another lovely organic market day.

Truly a lively community space for all to meet for a coffee; listen to our talented buskers and shop for those special goods.

As always, we will have our usual familiar vendors; some new faces and surprises every week.

This week we have a voucher for the Shop & Tea Rooms at the “Cottage Tea Rooms” in Loughmore, Templemore, Co. Tipperary. [Tickets are available only on market day at the ‘Market Team’ table.]

We love to meet and greet you on market days and we extend our offer of assistance to anyone who may need our help in any way.
Keep a look out for us on Facebook and Instagram and thank you for visiting us at the Holycross Village Market.”


Tipperary Residents Welcome JYSK Store Opening In Thurles Today.

New JYSK Furniture Store Now Open In Thurles.

Despite the early morning snowfall, Co. Tipperary and Thurles residents emerged from the highways and byways, to give a huge welcome to JYSK, when they opened their newest Irish store this morning.

Their new store situated, on the former Lidl Supermarket site, close to the Abbey Road roundabout, (Garryvicleheen), on the west side of Thurles; saw customers in their hundreds converge on the store, long before 10:00am when the new store opened its doors.

This morning Tipperary couples thronged the store, which was well staffed to accommodate the needs and numerous enquiries of prospective customers.

For those of you, who failed to browse their store for real bargains this morning, due to work or other commitments, yes, they are open from 10:00am to 6:00pm over this coming weekend.

Details of their 7 day weekly opening hours can be found by clicking HERE.
Note: They can also be contacted on Tel: 0504 – 60818.

Jysk Welcome to Thurles.


Tomorrow Saturday 11th December Holycross Village Christmas Market.

Holycross Village Christmas Market

It’s almost here!! A community celebration, we are excited.

Our bigger, longer, outdoor Christmas Market is on tomorrow, Saturday December 11th, starting sharp at 1:00pm and continuing unto 4:00pm.

  • Families are welcome to the safety of the market for festivities. We are delighted that Santa Claus will visit us to meet both the small and the big children in our community.
  • Watch out for hampers, prizes and many surprises throughout the afternoon.
  • Local musicians are joining for a sing song and promising a great atmosphere.
  • Two favoured food vendors will have tasty hot lunches and 30 local fresh food & craft vendors will have both unique and festive handmade gifts and fresh produce to choose from.
  • So please shop local with us if you can.
  • Christmas Wish Ribbons will be available to hang on our Christmas tree with proceeds to a local charity.

See you there!
Find updates on our social media.