Tipperary Royal visitor: Duke of Kent visits RNLI station in Dromineer

There was tight security around the tiny lakeside village of Dromineer on Lough Derg this lunchtime as Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent, paid a visit to the RNLI station based in the grounds of Lough Derg Yacht Club. The Duke, who is a cousin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, made the visit in his capacity […]

Tipperary hurler Seamie Callanans Mam is one in a million

Mary Callanan wins a Sunflower Hospice Hero award for her work with cancer sufferers Mary Callanan from Bouladuff has been awarded a ‘Sunflower Hospice Hero’ award for her outstanding dedication to North Tipperary Hospice (Thurles Branch). Mary Callanan Mary, mother of renowned Tipp hurler Seamus Callanan, is described as ‘one in a million’ and was […]

Taoiseach Enda Kenny launches Tipperary culture plan to drive creativity

The Tipperary Culture and Creativity Plan, as part of the Creative Ireland Programme, was launched at Dublin Castle recently. Members of the Tipperary County Council Culture Team joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, at the launch. The development of Culture Plans for […]