50th celebrations for Larkspur Park, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

The O’Dwyer family LARKSPUR CELEBRATES ‘THE GATHERING’ WITH FOUR-DAY EVENT WITH PROCEEDS OF THE EVENT GOING TO LOCAL CHARITIES. by @nationalist.ie @TheNationalist Larkspur Park hosted The Gathering weekend recently and as part of the event the 50th anniversary of Larkspur Park was celebrated. The tennis committee held a four-day event with proceeds of the event […]

Miss Tipperary 2017 is crowned

2017 Miss Tipperary Cailin Duggan with Miss Tipperary organiser Esme Mansergh Wallace The 2017 Miss Tipperary was crowned last Friday night at a glittering event in the Great National Ballykisteen Hotel. Cailin Duggan from Birdhill scooped the top honour and walked away with the 2017 title in front of a packed audience at last nights […]

13 properties on Cashel Derelict Sites Register

PILOT SCHEME TO BE CONSIDERED by @nationalist.ie @TheNationalist Tipperary County Council officials are to consider a pilot scheme to identify and tackle neglected properties. “Unfortunately the Environment Section does not have the resources to carry out any initial research/ investigation of potentially run down properties in Cashel and elsewhere within the Municipal District” – was […]

Do you have a story about the showband era in Tipperary?

THE BALLROOM OF ROMANCE Local people with memories of the halcyon days and nights of dancing to showbands are being sought to retell their tales as part of a new publication due out later this year. ‘From The Candy Store to the Galtymore’ will chronicle this unique time in rural and urban Ireland through the […]

‘Inconsiderate’ parking outside Tipperary fire station angers Fire Service

Carrick on Suir Fire Station experienced parking difficulties SOCIAL MEDIA PLEA TO ‘THINK TWICE’ Indiscriminate parking that blocked a fire station yard entrance and took up spaces reserved for firefighter has been met with anger in Carrick on Suir. The incident happened on Friday evening when the small number of spaces outside the fire station […]

Former Rockwell student is Ireland Rugby 7s try-scoring hero

Harry McNulty with the Moscow 7s Cup A former Rockwell College student scored six tries as Ireland’s Rugby 7s team won their first Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series tournament at the weekend. Harry McNulty, who now plays his rugby with UCD, travelled to Moscow with the squad for the two-day tournament. He played in […]

Tipperary-based horse trainer Aidan O’Brien celebrates sixth Derby success

Aidan O’Brien saddled his sixth winner of the Epsom Derby when 40/1 outsider Wings of Eagles stormed to victory in Saturday’s race. Horse racing trainer Aidan O’Brien is celebrating this week after winning his sixth Epsom Derby on Saturday with 40/1 outsider Wings of Eagles. It was no great surprise that O’Brien, whose stables are […]

First Grand Slam win for tennis player with Tipperary connections

FRENCH OPEN IN PARIS Irish tennis fans will be keeping a close eye on Paris today (Monday) as a young man with strong Tipperary connections takes to the court in the French Open. Simon Carr is from Mullingar, County Westmeath, and his dad, Tommy Carr, is more famous as a Dublin footballer, however Simon’s uncle […]

Tipperary conference puts focus on challenges of transport and business

Some of those attending the conference with County Council chairperson Siobhan Ambrose. Delegates from around the country and the UK attended the National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference which took place in LIT, Thurles. Potential opportunities for businesses together with Case Studies which showcased the successful implementation of Sustainable Business and Transport initiatives were presented […]