A Roscrea painter will be one of 50 floral artists to take part in a Botanical and Floral Art exhibition at Bloom 2017. Kilkenny native Mary Dillon, who has been based in Roscrea since the mid 1980’s, is one of 50 artists selected to exhibit in the Botanical and Floral Art category at Bloom 2017.

Cllr. Siobhan Ambrose, Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, has launched a new replacement Schools Mobile Library vehicle in the midst of children and teachers in Kilsheelan National School. The Schools Mobile visits 150 Primary Schools in County Tipperary 3 times per year, administered by a dedicated Schools Librarian, who works closely with Primary School Teachers


Tipperary Fianna Fáil TD, Jackie Cahill is calling on those who want to protect the future of the county’s post office network to attend his public meeting, on Thursday, 1st June at 8pm in the Horse and Jockey Hotel. “Joining me on the night will be my party’s spokesperson on communications, Timmy Dooley TD and a


Tipperary student Shane Cody of Nenagh has been named the Enterprise Ireland Product Design Student Entrepreneur at the University of Limerick’s Design@UL 2017. Shane developed MANTA, a hydrofoil water exploration vessel, designed to provide safe and easy access to inland waterways. Its hybrid peddle and battery propulsion system affords users performance, efficiency and comfort. University



INAUGURAL GOLF CLASSIC TO RAISE FUNDS TO EQUIP NEW PE HALL ON MAY 25TH & 26TH Teams of three are required and the cost is €150 per team; a meal is included following participation. Businesses or individuals can also sponsor a Tee Box for €50. The Abbey is an Edmund Rice Trust School renowned for

Moorehaven Centre

Tea- Cake- Raffle at Ballinacourty Aherlow near Ballinacourty House Entry 6 Euros All funds go to the Moorehaven Centre

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

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