From Canada to Tipperary and triumphing for Ireland in dressage

GLORY AT HICKSTEAD FOR ELIZABETH FRAYLING Elizabeth Frayling has returned to Tipperary triumphant following dressage success at the Hickstead Premier League in the United Kingdom. Elizabeth won the Masters Preliminary Championship with her mare Helenaa on 72.34% and went on to win the National 5 Year Old Young Horse qualifier with a score of 79.2% […]

Tipp Town gearing up for festival extravaganza

The 2017 It’s a Long Way to Tipperary Festival begins on Friday, July 14 on the Main Street Tipperary town at 7pm with the Tipperary Towns Creative Arts Phoenix Theatrical Company parade. This is the first event of its kind in Tipperary Town and it promises to be an event not to be missed. At […]

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers’ enjoy a successful Scottish expedition

Congratulations to the 15 Mid Tipp hillwalkers recently returned from Scotland’s West Highland Way, a walking trail of 96 miles from Glasgow to Fort William. The walk took six days to complete and took in some of the finest scenery in Scotland from Loch Lomond to Glen Nevis under the towering bulk of Ben Nevis, […]

Children’s author and her husband trace their Cashel roots

Drogheda-born author Helen Burke and her husband Richard, who live in Gillingham in Kent, have been regular visitors over the years to Cashel and West Tipperary, where several of Richard’s family live. Helen Burke’s first book for children, a fairytale entitled ‘Billy’s search for the Healing well’, was published by Olympia of London in February. […]