Tipperary Employment.

Kilshane House, Kilshane, Co. Tipperary.

Kilshane House, Kilshane, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, are currently seeking to fill the post of Wedding and Event Coordinator, reporting directly to the owners.

Candidates applying for the position would require the following distinguishing qualities and characteristics: –

  • Professional appearance and friendly approach.
  • Ability to think on your feet.
  • Focused on providing excellent customer service.
  • Sensitive to people’s needs.
  • Intuitive, confident, upbeat.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Proven management skills.
  • Equipped with a good sense of humour.
  • Available on some weekends and prepared, if necessary, to be flexible on hours if the event requires it.
  • Computer literacy essential.

For further details please view the following link shown HERE.


Wedding Of Mary & John

True love was in the air in Co.Offaly.

A farmer from the townsland of Ballybryan, Rhode, Co. Offaly, Mr John Bermingham, aged 86 years, and his great love Ms Mary Long, aged 83 years, exchanged their vows in a civil marriage ceremony yesterday afternoon in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Witnesses attending at the ceremony were John’s daughter Carolyn Bermingham and her husband John Fitzgerald, latter who travelled from Holycross, Thurles, Co Tipperary with their twin daughters Robbyn and Alison, to be with the happy couple on this their very special day.

The Groom John, a well respected horseman and his new Bride Mary, latter a former beauty consultant and a keen swimmer, first met some 40 years previously.

To John and Mary go all our very best wishes.


Sun Shines On Wedding Of Rachel & Garry.

In brilliant sunshine and with temperatures reaching 22°C, the wedding took place on Thursday last of Miss Rachel Willoughby, daughter of Mr George Willoughby and the Late Mrs Sarah (Sally) Willoughby, Kickham Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary; to Mr Garry Butler, son of Mrs Francis & Mr  Michael Butler, The Heath, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Garry & Rachel Butler, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.          [Photograph courtesy Colin Kenny]

The Rite of Marriage ceremony took place in the beautiful, recently restored, Cathedral of The Assumption, Thurles with the ceremony conducted by close family friends; Rev Fr. Joseph (Joe) Walsh (P.P. Thurles); assisted by Monsignor Dr. Maurice Dooley AP, (Loughmore, Co. Tipperary).

The bride, escorted down the aisle by her father, looked stunningly beautiful in an ivory ‘Essense of Australia’ gown displaying a romantic mixture of luxurious crepe; delicate lace; with plunging neck line, highlighting the bodice. The groom, Garry, and his grooms-men; Mr Allan Butler (Best Man), Mr Ciarán Moore & Mr Darran Carew, all looked dashing in their petrol blue ‘Benetti’ suits, while bridesmaids; Miss Alison Brolan (Chief Bridesmaid), Miss Laura Stakelum & Miss Emma Butler further added to the splendour of the occasion in their blush pink evening gowns.

The couple proclaimed their love for each other in front of a large gathering of family members and close friends, with a video recording of the event undertaken by Thurles videographers ‘Star Systems’.  Photography for the event was undertaken by leading wedding photographer Mr Colin Kenny.

A Rolls Royce Silver Cloud owned and driven by Chauffeur Mr Michael Hogan was the couples choice for this most special wedding day event.

Music and vocals were performed by the ever popular “Cullinane Family”, supported and complimented by musician Miss Sinead Rodger with additional vocals by Miss Katie Lawless & Mr Shane Willoughby. Passages from scripture were read by Mr Ronan Spain & Miss Meghan Butler, while Prayers of the Faithful were read by Miss Katie Lawless, Miss Theresa Buckley, Miss Aoife Moore & Mr Liam Fleming.

Offertory gifts of Bread and Wine were presented by Mrs Francis Butler (Mother of the Groom) & Mrs Karen Spain (Sister of the Bride), while Mr Shane Willoughby (Brother of the Bride) read the Communion Reflection.

Following their marriage ceremony, the new Mr and Mrs Butler retired to the ever popular luxury 4 star Newpark Hotel, situated at Castlecomer Road, Newpark Lower, Co. Kilkenny. Here guests were immediately entertained to light refreshments on their arrival.

Following family photographs in the grounds of Lisheen Castle and in the hotels private garden, the newly married couple joined their guests in the venue’s main banquet hall for dinner, latter which was immediately followed by dancing late into the evening, with music provided by “The Suite“.

The couple have chosen to honeymoon on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, one of the Canary islands off the coast of West Africa.

To Rachel & Garry go our best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous life together and our thanks to you both for the most enjoyable of wedding day celebrations.Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

First Irish Same Sex Marriage Takes Place In Tipperary


Mr Richard Dowling & Mr Cormac Gollogly. (Picture Courtesy Getty Images.)

The first Irish same sex marriage has taken place in Ireland today following the newest Marriage Law of 2015, coming into legislation.

A currently Dublin based couple, Mr Richard Dowling and Mr Cormac Gollogly, have become the first same-sex couple to ‘tie the knot’ here in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary this morning

The couple who have been together for 12 years, officially got married in the presence of the Senior Registrar for Co. Tipperary M/s Mary Claire Heffernan, latter who confirmed that they were the first same sex couple to be civilly married in the Irish Republic.

The couple who had gotten engaged in Spain several years ago, were legally married just two months after they had entered into a Civil Partnership at the luxurious, 1822 established, Kilshane House Hotel situated on Bansha Road, Tipperary; latter also the former wedding venue of Thurles native and ‘The Saturday’s’ girl band member, Una Fodan (nee Healy).

Mr Gollogly’s mother was originally Rosemary Ryan from Roscrea in Co. Tipperary, while Mr Dowling’s mother was Kathleen Rafter from Rathcabbin, in Co. Tipperary.
The couple had already enjoyed a honeymoon in the Maldives islands, (Latter situated in Indian Ocean), just last September and following today’s ceremony in Clonmel, they both returned to Dublin to enjoy a celebratory lunch.

To Richard and Cormac go all our best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous long life together.Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Clare & Sean Tie Marital Knot

DSC05427The wedding took place on August 22nd last of the very lovely Miss Clare Monahan, to Mr Sean White.

Clare, a native of Thurles, and Sean both travelled home from Australia to ‘tie the knot’ and the Bride was chauffeured from her native Thurles to the church of The Sacred Heart situated in the picturesque village of Templetuohy for the ceremony.

Escorted down the aisle by her father Larry, Clare looked stunningly beautiful in her wedding gown. Equally beautiful were her four accompanying bridesmaids; sister Tara Monahan (Maid of Honour) and Bridesmaids; Lynn Maher, Theresa White, Deirdre O’Gorman.

Also adding to the splendour of this occasion were Flower Girls; Miss Emily White, Roisin Maher and Pageboy Jack Monahan.

Sean, the Groom, was attended by Colm Ryan (Bestman) and Groomsmen Michael White, Johnny Brown & Bobby Monahan.

The couple proclaimed their love for each other in front of a large gathering of family members and close friends, same beautifully conducted by Rev. Fr Pat Murphy, a close friend of both families.

Following a very beautiful and relaxed ceremony, the new Mr and Mrs White retired to the ever popular Tipperary wedding venue, the Abbey Court Nenagh, Hotel, where guests were entertained to a champagne and wine reception, together with other light refreshments.

Their wedding video was recorded by the very popular Tipperary videographer Mr Joe Boland of Abbey Video Productions Cashel. Following family photographs in the wonderful private gardens attached to the Hotel, the newly married couple joined their guests in the venues main Banqueting Suite for dinner, latter which was followed by dancing very late into the evening with music provided by popular band ‘ The Paddies.’

The couple had previously chosen to travel around Ireland for a few days to relax, covering Dingle and other popular coastal areas in the west of Ireland before returning to Australia a few days later.

To Clare and Sean, go all our best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous long life together and from all your guests in attendance, thank you for a most wonderful and enjoyable evening.Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail