Clonmel composer Micheál Ó Súilleabháin will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on 4 July. The Conservatoire, which celebrates its 170th anniversary this year, is also honouring percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and dancer and Strictly Come Dancing Judge Darcey Bussell at the same ceremony. Professor Jeffrey Sharkey,


Champion conditional jockey Tipperary’s Rachael Blackmore became the first female to ride out her claim in Ireland since Katie Walsh in May 2008 when taking the 3m maiden hurdle on the Colin Bowe-trained Sweet Home Chicago at Wexford on Wednesday evening. Clear from the penultimate hurdle, Blackmore brought the 4/1 chance home a 16-length winner


The death has taken place  of Don (Cianán) Fennessy  B.C.L ,Sqn. Ldr. R.A.F. (retired), Abbeyside, Dungarvan and formerly of Clonmel which occurred, peacefully, on Friday 2nd June at University Hospital Waterford. Born in Clonmel on 24th November 1937 to Annie May McCarthy  (Abbeyside, Dungarvan) and Jack Fennessy (Clonmel), Cianán is predeceased by his brother Dr.


Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has highlighted a Eurostat survey that shows that just 20% of EU businesses sell their products or services online. Ireland is ahead of its EU neighbours when it comes to selling online with 30% of business here selling their wares online. Eurostat research shows that among internet users, 66 %





Fundraiser in Aid South Tipperary Hospice in conjunction with Tipperary Festival and Tipperary Vintage Rally at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium on June 30th @7.30pm. Draw will be held on the ticket 1st Prize €250 Tipperary Co-op Supervalu Voucher plus numerous spot prizes

The Galtee Mountains have long been known as a walkers paradise and the Glen of Aherlow has a variety of mapped walking routes across forest tracks and open moorland. Visit corrie lakes enjoy mountain scenery and spectacular landscape. The Glen of Aherlow have eight looped walks on Slievenamuck and two linear walks in the Galtee

The Tipperary South Genealogy Centre is housed in the Bru Boru Heritage Centre in Cashel, County Tipperary. The centre offers a full genealogical service. These sources include Civil Records, Church Records, Griffiths Valuation, Tithe Applotment Books, Gravestone Inscriptions. For an initial search there is a cost and subsequent fees can vary. There are application forms

The aptly named Galtee Mountains, Mountains of the Forests form part of the Glen of Aherlow’s natural border. The entrance location of its centrepiece, the Glen of Aherlow Nature Park, is close to the Christ the King statue and adjacent to the car park. This statue of Christ the King, with its upraised hand blessing

Tipperary Town Historic Town Walk. Tipperary is an unassuming market town with a surprising depth of heritage. Take a stroll along one or other of its several historic walks – laid out along red (3.2km), blue (1.45km), green (1.6km) and orange (1.2km) routes and you’ll soon be drawn to its understated charm. The red route

Julie’s Childrens Wear specialises in clothes to suit newborns to teens. All school uniforms supplied. Deposits taken at the moment.

Kissane’s are an independent pharmacy, established more than ten years ago. We pride ourselves on the level of customer care we offer, taking the time to speak with clients. Our friendly staff can answer any questions you may have on our products – while our pharmacist will talk you through any prescriptions or medicines you

Crowning of the 2017 Pride of Tipperary will be taking place on the 14th of July on the Festival Stage  Main Street Tipperary Town at 8.30pm

pride Final

The Dogshow will take place on Saturday15th of July at 3pm in the Market Yard you can register on the day and the registeration fee is €2.00

Dog Show

The All Ireland Churn Rolling will be taking part on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th July on the Main Street from 7pm. There will be street entertainment with the Wobbly Circus

churn poster

Pride of Tipperary 2017 events all proceeds go to the South Tipp Hospice

Pride Events