OVER 1,800 GUIDES EXPECTED TO STAY Cashel’s Rockwell College is set to host the international Girl Guide camp IGGNITE, next weekend. The event, hosted by the Irish Girl Guides, will see 1,800 Girl Guides and their leaders from around the world camping on the extensive grounds of the college, located a short distance from Cashel.
June 29th was certainly a significant day in St. Joseph’s Primary School. Not only had the long anticipated summer holidays arrived but it also marked the retirement of three of our staff members, colleagues and friends, teacher Margaret Greed, SNA Mary Kilroy and caretaker Colman Molloy. Mrs Margaret Greed has taught at St. Joseph’s since 1978.
Sunday July 16th saw the inaugural running of the Tipperary Wheeler’s Cycling Road Race in Golden. There were ideal racing conditions in Golden for the day’s racing, no rain and some nice sunshine greeted the riders and supporters alike who lined the road side to enjoy the day’s racing. Starting in Golden Village, heading towards
CLONMEL TOURISM GAMECHANGER A €5 million tourism project to tap into “the hidden gem” that is Clonmel, and bring a minimum of 100,000 visitors to the town within five years, has been unveiled. The plans include an interpretative centre at the fully restored West Gate, bringing the visitor face-to-face with the town’s industrial and literary
Gortavoher forest rests on Slievenamuck hill, in County Tipperary, which forms one side of the valley of the Glen of Aherlow, the other side being the impressive Galtee mountains.ﾠAherlow is derived from the Irish Eartharlach that translates to “low land between two high lands”. The area is steeped in history and folklore. Slievenamuck (Sliabh Muice
Toureen Peakaun is a monastic site found in County Tipperary’s beautiful Glen of Aherlow region. It features the remains of a rectangular church that dates from the 1100’s. In the 7th century, St Alban chose County Tipperary’s tranquil Glen of Aherlow region as the location for a monastery. The site, known as Toureen Peakaun, features
Hore Abbey, found just outside of Cashel in County Tipperary was originally a Benedictine monastery.ﾠIn 1272, the archbishop of Cashel expelled the monks and Cistercians arrived from Mellifont Abbey. Hore consisted of a cruciform Gothic church, tower, square cloister and living quarters.ﾠToday, the church and sections of the east range remain.ﾠThere are also fragments of
Windmill House is owned by Karen Colbert who sells her watercolour paintings there. Karen also runs courses for those interested in watercolour painting during the summer months. Karen is a graduate of Northern Illinois University School of Art, where she got a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, a Master of Arts in Studio Art
MooreHaven provides Rehabilitative Training, Sheltered Occupational Service, Employment and Accommodation services to over 100 service users with intellectual disabilities from counties Tipperary and Limerick. Rehabilitative Training Programme Sheltered Occupational Service Supported Living Skills Programme Job Centre Residential Service
ALL-IRELAND CHURN ROLLING CHAMPIONSHPS It is one of the most nail-biting, exciting, outstanding annual events in Tipperary town and this year the All-Ireland Churn Rolling championship once again delivered fantastic, family entertainment. This year’s championships took place on Friday and Saturday evening that included athletes of all ages, with some of the finest local athletes
Michelle McLaughlin – Pride of Tipperary 2017 By Caitriona Kenny The crowing of the Pride of Tipperary took place last Friday night after two weeks of fabulous events where twelve contestants sought the coveted crown. MC Willie Bun facilitated the final interviews in front of a huge crowd that had gathered in front of the
“IT’S A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY” FESTIVAL Minnie Mouse meets Jamie and Declan Cotter during the It’s A Long Way to Tipperary Festival What a festival! The ‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary Festival’, sponsored by Tipperary Co-op, has yet again been an overwhelming success that just keeps getting better and better every year. From
Megan Heffernan (in blue), Galtee Rovers wins the Under 14 Girls’ All Ireland National Churn Rolling Final This weekend was a compelling one in Tipperary town as some of the finest local athletes took to the town’s Main Street to entertain thousands of onlookers with the 2017 All-Ireland Churn Rolling Championships. The sport was designed