COMMITTEE HAS CHANGED ITS FOCUS While some Thurles Sports Fest activities remain to be completed, (visit www.thurlessportsfest.com for details), the main events of 2017 have now finished. Gaelic Games, including the Thurles Sarsfields’ Festival of Gaelic Sport and the Thurles Gaels Street League and International Hurling Tournament formed the greater part of this year’s events.
Relief is in sight for 40 households around the Cappawhite area with a boil water notice that has been in operation since October 2016 expected to be lifted in the next two weeks. Irish Water told the Tipperary Star this Wednesday that it is close to completing a €600k investment in a new 2.2km pipeline
Tipperary has some of the highest numbers of people in foster care throughout the country who will need accommodation of their own in the next few years, it has been revealed. According to figures released to Tipperary County Council by Focus Ireland from Tusla, the Child Protection Agency, 16 people in foster care will be
A group set up to oppose a new ‘solar farm’ for Roscrea has said it will continue to oppose the project. A spokesperson for the group issued a statement to the Tipperary Star on Tuesday saying they will hold a meeting this week to consider a way forwards. “Our group are meeting this week to
The New Haven Garden is located in Cahir, County Tipperary. It is a large garden with many different rooms on several levels, all spread out on a 1-hectare expanse. It features large lawns, interesting walks and four different water features as well as roses, sun terraces, a rock garden and bridal walk. Children under adult
One of Ireland’s most visited sites, the Rock of Cashel is a spectacular collection of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale.ﾠIt’s also known as St Patrick’s Rock. It is located just 500 metres from the centre of Cashel Town, County Tipperary The ruins include a 12th-century round tower, high
Located at Ardane at the eastern end of the Glen of Aherlow is St Berrihert’s Well & Kyle. The principal feature of this site is the oval enclosure, the Kyle, as it is called locally which was created to preserve the unique collection of stones found on the site. These include the head and base
St. Pauls Church, Cahir, was built under instruction of the Glengall Butler family and is one of only two known churches designed by the celebrated English architect, John Nash. Private architect to King George IV, Nash built the church at a cost of 2,307 pounds (at this time far larger churches were built for less
Ballinacourty House is a beautifully restored 18th century building. Originally used as stables, it features a coach house and hayloft, which forms a surround for the courtyard. The courtyard will transport you back in time with its original cobblestones, colourful flowerbeds and patio. It offers visitors a place to relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
The friendly atmosphere at Tipperary makes it an ideal location for a family or business outing or simply an opportunity to meet friends new and old. You can expect first-rate entertainment, a warm welcome and a day second to none. Located in the heart of Ireland, amid the gently rolling countryside of the Golden Vale,
Gerry and Dorothy Casey welcome you to the Central House B&B, located in the centre of Tipperary Town. Its an ideal base to explore Glen of Aherlow, Rock of Cashel, Swiss Cottage, Cahir Castle or simply relax and soak up the Irish music in one of the local pubs. Our warm and homely B&B has
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