Thurles News

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Improve your golf...with tips from the professional

Thurles Credit Union Minor Hurling Championship In the B championship there was two games played last week and there were wins for Moyne-Templetuohy Og over Gortnahoe by 5-8 to 1-15 and Loughmore over Thurles Gaels by 4-21 to 1-5. This evening there are a number of games in the A and B championship.... Read More

Bracken and O’Doherty Dominate Coillte 10k Dundrum

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Bracken and O’Doherty Dominate Coillte 10k Dundrum

Last Wednesday 3rd July a field of just under 300 athletes went to the start line for the 28th Coillte 10k. After a minute silence for the late Virgina Moore the race got underway. Bracken and O’Doherty Dominate Coillte 10k DundrumLast Wednesday 3rd July a field of just under 300 athletes went to... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Co Tipperary Juvenile Athletics

National Records for Daly & Ryan - The first weekend of the Woodie’s DIY AAI Juvenile Track & Field Championships took place in Tullamore Harriers Stadium on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th July. There were two record breaking performances from Tipperary athletes which both came on the first day & in the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

GAA Draws

The draws for round three of the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Championship were made on Monday night: Roscrea v Moycarkey-Borris, Templederry Kenyons v Toomevara, Nenagh Éire Óg v Upperchurch-Drombane, Borris-Ileigh v Burgess or Cappawhite. The draws for the Clean Ireland Recycling... Read More

Digital Cinema coming soon to 
Tipperary Excel - Jobs saved

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Digital Cinema coming soon to Tipperary Excel - Jobs saved

Film and cinema buffs across west Tipperary will be delighted to hear that the Excel Cinema located in the heart of Tipperary town, has been saved. Management of the Tipperary Excel Arts Centre have said they are delighted to announce that after “a long and very complex series of negotiations with... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Minister ‘A Disgrace’ Following Fogarty Slur

Cllr Doran lashes Minister Health Minister James Reilly has been labelled a ‘disgrace’ by Thurles Town Councillor David Doran (Sinn Fein) who said this week that the treatment of Community Hospital of the Assumption Action Group Chairman Sean Fogarty was petty and unfair.Minister Reilly visited the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

New Junction Layout for Cuchulainn Road

Council Purchased Property to help junction Members of Thurles Town Council have this week welcomed the news that a new junction layout is in the pipeline at Cuchulainn Road/O’Donovan Rossa Street following the purchase of a property by the local authority.Regarded as one of the many problematic... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Seniors Show Four Changes for Kilkenny

The Tipperary Senior Hurling team to play Kilkenny in Saturday’s All-Ireland Qualifier game at 7pm in Nowlan Park Kilkenny shows 4changes from the team which lost to Limerick in the Munstersemi-final. Conor O’Brien replaces the injured Kieran Bergin atwing-back while up front, John O’Dwyer, Eoin... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Cahir Park Golf Club Ladies

Mon Night Mixed - We had a marvelous turn out for the Mon mixed on the 24th June last with thirty nine golfers. Plenty of rivalry with only one point separating the first three teams. Mulcahy and Phil O’Connor. Second place with 72 points went to Gerry Walsh, Catherine Costigan and Ann Fitzgerald... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Penalty Points for Illegal Parking -Ryan

Councillor receives Suport for Call Thurles Town Councill Jim Ryan has called for the introduction of penalty points for anyone parking illegally in a disabled parking space. Speaking at the monthly meeting of the council this week, Cllr Ryan said that it is happening all the time throughout the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Future Secure at Impressive Thurles Hospital - Min. Reilly

Health Minister James Reilly confessed to being “very impressed with the excellent facilities” at the Thurles Community Hospital of the Assumption on Friday last when he visited for the first time. Confirming that the hospital would return to a 60 bed unit by the end of September with the addition... Read More

Tipperary venue for Teagasc family farm course

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipperary venue for Teagasc family farm course

Following the success of the Teagasc Options for Farm Families Course in the County in recent years Teagasc have announced the commencement of a new course for Farm Families commencing in October 2013. The course will examine ways of supplementing incomes on farms through on farm and off farm... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Extra staff for Tipp to help with Garda vetting time

Junior Minister Tom Hayes has welcomed the proactive steps being taken shorten waiting times for Garda vetting applications. 31 extra staff will come on stream from mid-July in Thurles and Tipp Town. Email to a friendPrint this... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Humble councillor shares honour with colleagues

At the civic reception in his honour, a humble Cllr Jack Crowe said that when he learned he was to be given a civic reception, he didn’t know if he deserved it. “This is a reception for me, but I consider it’s an honour for all the public representatives,” he said. The record-breaking councillor... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Welcome for Garda Vetting extra staff

Local Fine Gael TD and Junior Minister in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tom Hayes, had welcomed clarification from Justice Minister Alan Shatter that proactive steps are being taken to ensure that waiting times on getting completing Garda vetting applications are being taken.... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipperary GAA Scene

Tipperary hurlers travel to Nowlan Park in Kilkenny on Saturday next. TIPPERARY V KILKENNY ALL IELAND ENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIPTipperary will travel to Nowlan Park on Saturday evening next, July 6 to play Kilkenny at 7pm in the All Ireland Senior Hurling championship Phase 2 qualifier game.It will... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

SHC Draws Throws up Some Very Interesting Clashes

Draws for Round 3 of the Clean Ireland Recycling County Senior Hurling Championship made on Monday evening have thrown up some very interesting clashes which will keep patrons in The Premier County 0n edge. The draws have pitted Roscrea against Moycarkey Borris; Templederry Kenyons against... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

US Visitors for Local Camogie Tournament

A team from Indianapolis, USA will compete in the Thurles Sarsfields International Hurling Festival camogie tournament, which takes place on Saturday July 13th. Hurlers from both Indianapolis and St Louis will be playing in the hurling festival also, but this is the first time a team from the... Read More

MId Tipp GAA Scene

Tipperary Star9 months ago

MId Tipp GAA Scene

Check out all the news from Mid Tipperary right here Hurling Championship FinalThe 2013 Centenary Agri Mid Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Final between Loughmore-Castleiney and Drom & Inch will take place in Boherlahan. The referee for this year’s final will be John Butler from the... Read More

Thurles Golf

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Thurles Golf

See all your news from thurles Golf Club The Barton Shield at Tramore last weekend saw our selection get to the third round before exiting the double Foursomes competition. The format is of aggregate holes up between the two pairs, played off scratch. Our representatives were Kieran Kennedy-Evan... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Mid Tipperary Bórd na nÓg

Its full steam ahead in all of the hurling championships now as the U16 championships finally start next Monday after the state exams, with best wishes extended to all the clubs in their exploits. At time of going to press Moyne-Templetuohy and Thurles Gaels were still to play their respective U16B... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clean Ireland Recycling in new sponsorship deal

Tipperary County Board is delighted to welcome Clean Ireland Recycling (www.cleanireland.ie) as title sponsors of the Tipperary GAA senior, intermediate, junior, U-21 and minor football and hurling championships for 2013. The new sponsorship took effect from last weekend’s games and will see the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Sarsfields plunge Boherlahan into relegation battle

Thurles Sarsfields 2-20 Boherlahan-Dualla find themselves in relegation trouble after they lost to Thurles Sarsfields in the quarter-final of the O Riain Cup (Senior B) hurling championship at Holycross on Friday evening.Though this was an improved showing on their outing against Templederry, there... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Sars, Lorrha and Borris’ advance

Thurles Sarsfields, Lorrha and Dorrha and Borrisokane were victorious in the Seamus O Riain Cup quarter finals played at the weekend. The final quarter final between Carrick Davins and Cashel King Cormacs will be played at Fethard on Friday June 28 at 7.30pm.The losers of this game and the 3 losers... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

County Tipperary GAA Results

SHC: Carrick Davins 0-13 1-17 BurgessBorris-Ileigh 5-18 0-9 JK BrackensToomevara 3-21 1-26 Kilruane Mac DonaghsMoycarkey-Borris 1-14 1-12 PortroeTemplederry Kenyons 3-21 0-10 BallingarryKnockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams 2-11 2-14 RoscreaSFC:Éire Óg Anacarty/Donohill 2-8 0-11 Clonmel... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Minor Hurling Team to face Limerick

The Tipperary minor hurling team to play Limerick in the Electric Ireland Munster minor hurling championship semi-final against Limerick at Semple Stadium at 7.30pm on Wednesday evening shows 2 changes from the team which defeated Waterford in the quarter final. Ross Mulcahy and Sam Conlon come into... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

West Tipperary Bord na nOg

In last Saturday’s Co. U16 Football Semi Finals played at the Ragg, West champions both Arravale Rvs and Lattin/Cullen had to settle for the runners spot to their North Tipp opponents. In the opening U16B semi final it was 2-11 each at full time but two goals in extra time by Portroe denied... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Coonan Welcomes CPO for Silvermines

North Tipperary Deputy Noel Coonan TD has welcomed confirmation from his Fine Gael colleague and Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Fergus O’Dowd that he has issued a directive which will see his Department acquire lands at the Tailing Ponds, Gortmore,... Read More

Chinese Agri Minister visits Tipperary Farm

The Nationalist10 months ago

Chinese Agri Minister visits Tipperary Farm

The Chinese Vice Minister for Agriculture recently paid a visit to a Tipperary Farm as part of his visit to Ireland to learn about milk production. Minister Zang Tolain also visited the Tipperary farm of Centenary Thurles Coop and Glanbia milk suppliers Mary Joe and Jim O’Grady.They have 170 spring... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Clean Ireland are new sponsors of Tipperary GAA club championships

Clean Ireland Recycling is to come on board as title sponsors of the Tipperary GAA senior, intermediate, junior, U-21 and minor football and hurling championships for 2013. The deal is effective from this weekend’s games and will see the multi-award winning company sponsor adult championships in... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

County Tipperary athletics news

The County Track and Field Championships for Juniors, Seniors and Masters takes place in Templemore on Saturday 22nd June starting at 1.30pm. This is an ideal opportunity for County athletes to compete on the Track. The following events are catered for most of the above mentioned categories for both... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Co SHC Sars’ Dumped Out by Hungrier Nenagh

County and Munster Champions OUt of Race Sarsfields 0-12Provincial and County standard bearers Sarsfields were dumped out of the championship by a deserving and far hungrier Eire Og Nenagh side at The Ragg on Sunday evening.The defending champions were in the All-Ireland semi-final in the spring,... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

ICA outing a huge success

Thurles ICA had an outing to Cormackstown Heritage centre recently where we were given a huge cead mile failte. Pat Slattery and his wife Mary Anne gave us a guided tour of times past and we then travelled to Glasheens for much needed food.El exercipic temporum hil exerum verem quamus moluptatem ero... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Check Out Your Club Notes Right Here in this section of Tipp Star Sport

Roscrea GAA Senior News: The seniors defeated Cashel on Saturday last by 3-16 to 11 points. They now face Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams this Sunday at 3pm in Templemore. Juvenile News - Under 6, 8 & 10: Training has on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 and Saturdays from 10.30 to 11.30. Well done to our under... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Award for Fethard rugby coach Paul

Congratulations to Paul Kavanagh who was the May winner in Butlers Sports Bar’s ‘Fethard Sports Achievement Awards’. Paul, head coach to Fethard Rugby club, was nominated for completing a fantastic year for the club culminating with the under-14 team’s victory in the East Munster cup. This victory... Read More

Soaring Temperatures for Connie Ryan Gathering

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Soaring Temperatures for Connie Ryan Gathering

One of the hottest weekends in the history of The Connie Ryan Gathering in Holycross, saw hundreds throng to the historic village to celebrate local dance master Connie Ryan. This weekend is a celebration of Connie’s “Mighty” talent, and the huge legacy he left us in our appreciation of our own... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Mid Tipperary Bórd na nÓg

See all the news for juvenile GAA in Mid Tipperary. Now that the hurling season is finally up and running the first of the championships starts this week with the commencement of the U14 tomorrow night Thursday, with an opening first round clash in Holycross between the host club and... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipperary legends to return to Croke Park

Tipperary has a rich and successful history in ladies football having contested finals at Senior and Intermediate levels on no fewer than 6 occasions including winning the very first final in 1974. The players that made up all 6 squads have been invited to return to Croke Park this September to take... Read More

Coonan welcomes CPO for Silvermines

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Coonan welcomes CPO for Silvermines

Noel Coonan TD has welcomed confirmation from his Fine Gael colleague and Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Fergus O’Dowd that he has issued a directive which will see his Department acquire lands at the Tailing Ponds, Gortmore, Silvermines. “Minister... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Mid Tipp GAA Scene

Get all your news from Mid Tipp GAA here Centenary Agri SeniorHurling Championship SFAfter a relatively quiet weekend last weekend on the club scene with the Tipperary senior and intermediate hurlers in action we have a bumper weekend of action on the club front this weekend.All roads will lead to... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipperary GAA Scene

Get all your new for Tipperary GAA right here. REMINDER FUNDRAISERAT CLONMEL RACESTipperary County GAA Board in conjunction with Powerstown Park, Clonmel are running a horse race meeting on Friday June 14 with the first race commencing at 5.45pm. The proceeds will go towards preparing the Tipperary... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Thurles Golf News

Byrne And O’Dwyer Have Singles Wins Vincent Byrne’s chairmanship of the handicapping committee hasn’t in the least taken from his keenness and ability as a player. After a number of sound performances this year he brought off a high class victory in the Open Singles on Thursday. Details: V. Byrne... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Mixed foursomes take centre stage this weekend

Irish Mixed Foursomes: Attention now turns to the Mixed Foursomes this weekend, 14th and 15th June, in Cahir Park and Dungarvan In Cahir Park: Clonmel v Templemore with winners to play Slievenamon;Ballykisteen v Co. Tipperary;Mitchelstown v Thurles;Cahir Park v Tipperary.In Dungarvan:Faithlegg v... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

GAA Fixtures & Results

You guide to all the GAA fixtures and results in Tipperary this week. FixturesCounty TipperaryWednesday, June 12thSenior Football ChampionshipAherlow Gaels vMoyne-Templetuohyin Pairc Ciocaim @ 7.30pmSaturday, June 15thSenior Hurling ChampionshipRoscrea v Cashel King Cormacsin Templemore @ 6pm... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher leads Elverys Youth Hurling Camp

The Elverys GAA/GPA Youth Camp Tipperary is being held in Dr Morris Park, Thurles from July 1st-5th. This is a pilot project being held in selected counties all across the country for boys between the ages of 13 and 15 (inclusive).The Tipperary camp will be hurling only and led by Tipperary hurler... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Dundrum AC hosts 28th running of Coillte 10k

On Wednesday, July 3 at 8pm, the Coillte 10k Road Race in Dundrum will be run for 28th consecutive year by the local Dundrum Club. The club is delighted to have Coillte once again as our main sponsor.With Dundrum surrounded by trees and forest trails for running and walking it’s appropriate that... Read More

Tipperary intermediates register a five-point win over Limerick

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipperary intermediates register a five-point win over Limerick

Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final Tipperary 0-20 Limerick 0-15 The Tipperary intermediate hurlers, guided by Fethard’s Michael Ryan, battled their way past a hard-working Limerick outfit in boiling hot conditions at Páirc na nGael on Sunday afternoon.The Shannonsiders set a hot... Read More

Local News

Templemore A.C. at the National All Ireland Finals Juvenile Team Games

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Templemore A.C. at the National All Ireland Finals Juvenile Team Games

Seven athletes represented Templemore, having qualified through the county and Munster competitions. Jack Nevin and Cian Ryan took part in the 600m, having achieved Bronze in Munster. They ran very well on the day and came 7 th pair overall. The U 9 set the light on fire, where they won medals in... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipperary’s three in-a-row minor football title bid comes undone in Killarney

Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Final Tipperary 0-10 Kerry 0-15 Although Tipperary’s bid to win an historic third Munster minor final football title in-a-row at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney on Sunday afternoon came undone there is a sense that we have not seen the last of Charlie... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Minor Footballvs Kerry for Munster Final

The Tipperary team to play Kerry in Sunday’s Munster Minor Football Final will be unchanged from the side which defeated Cork in thesemi-final.TIPPERARY (MF v Kerry) - Jack Brady (Ballina); Danny Owens (MoyleRovers), Jimmy Feehan (Killenaule), Willie Connors (Kildangan); LukeBoland (Moyle Rovers),... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Smith and Moran Oppose Area Office Closures in Roscrea and Templemore

Concerns were expressed at a meeting of the Templemore Electroal Area Committee over the proposed closures to Roscrea and Templemore Area Offices as part of the reunification of the North and South Tipperary County Councils. The unification process in currently in the pipeline with the local... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Upperchurch breeze into the third round thanks to a seven-point win

Clean Recycling Ireland County Senior Hurling Championship Upperchurch-Drombane 1-19 Holycross-Ballycahill 0-15 Upperchurch Drombane breezed into the next round of the County Senior Hurling Championship with a comfortable and controlled performance against Holycross Ballycahill on Sunday afternoon... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Roscrea Ramblers

Two walks Last Weekend There were two walks last weekend – Keith Stanley led an intermediate walk to the Knockalough Loop in Upperchurch, which provided fantastic views over the local countryside while Christy Lupton led five long walkers on a strenuous climb of Carrauntohill, with Kyle Shanahan and... Read More

Templederry chalk up a second big win, this time over Ballingarry

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Templederry chalk up a second big win, this time over Ballingarry

CSHC Ballingarrys Season over Templederry Kenyons 3-21Ballingarry 0-10Templederry chalked up their second big win in the Clean Ireland Recycling county senior hurling championship when at Templemore on Sunday evening they brushed aside the challenge of Ballingarry with surprising ease to register a... Read More

MOycarkey Borris Stun Portroe

Tipperary Star9 months ago

MOycarkey Borris Stun Portroe

CSHC Moycarkey Borris 1-14Portroe 1-12 A rousing second half display from 14 man Moycarkey Borris provided victory over Portroe sending them through to the next round of the County Championship on Saturday evening last in Borrisoleigh.Rory Ryan was shown a second yellow card four minutes after the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Cllr. is right to fight for his son’s future

EDITOR’s comment A Templemore Town Councillor this week publicly revealed the emotional impact which proposed cuts to support hours for special education pupils had on his family. Cllr. Michael Ryan has a six-year-old son who suffers from Aspergers Syndrome and he came out forcibly against a... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel AC’s Derek Nolan 4th in Dave Fogarty event

The Dave Fogarty 4 Mile Road Race took place last week in good conditions and competition was keen. Clonmel AC’s Derek Nolan ran very well when finishing 14th in 23 mins 53 secs to win the over 50 award, his first award in this category.Then we had Aine Roche also running well when finishing a close... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

CASHEL KING CORMACS HURLING CLUB

Senior Hurling Our Senior Hurlers suffered a crushing defeat to Roscrea in Templemore on Saturday. The final 15 minutes saw our opponents take total control. To be fair the game was a tight one up to this point with Cashel more than matching the north team.Owen Quirke pulled off two point blank... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Clonmel juveniles excel at Munster championships

The Munster Juvenile Track and Field Championship for the under 14 to under 19 took place in Templemore last weekend. In the Girls under 16 100m Phoebe Murphy underlined her ability when winning the title in 12.6 secs and she can look forward to representing her country in the 100m at the upcoming... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Great display by Carrick’s Dara Kervick

Carrick on Suir AC’s Dara Kervick made history by becoming the first Carrick on Suir Senior Athlete to be selected on an Irish Senior team when he was selected to compete with the Irish 4x400m relay team for the European League to be held in Santry next weekend. Dara won the AAI games 400m with a... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Loughmore edge tactical chess match in SHC Semi

Loughmore Castleiney 0-15 Moycarkey Borris 0-12 Amid a tactical chess match the battle hardened Loughmore Castleiney outlasted Moycarkey Borris to emerge victorious in the opening Mid Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final on Sunday afternoon in Holycross.This was not an open and expansive... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Brace of goals help Drom & Inch over Upperchurch

Drom & Inch 2-17 Upperchurch Drombane 0-15 An early brace of goals for Drom & Inch provided an insurmountable lead for Upperchurch Drombane to heave their way back from in a rain swept Holycross on Sunday afternoon in the second of the Mid Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Semi Finals.Despite a... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Historic weekend for Templemore Athletic Club

This weekend Sat/Sun June 15th/16th will be an historic one for Templemore AC as we host the Munster Track & Field Championships (under 14 to U/19 for the first time ever. Crowds of 3000 to 4000 are expected over the entire weekend. The programme begins at 9.30am with the Hammer and the remainder of... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Great racing at Deadman’s Five in Carrick-on-Suir

The Carraig Hotel Deadman’s 5 mile road race was held in glorious sunshine in Carrick-on-Suir on Friday evening. A field of 177 athletes lined up for this race which is the third of five races in the hugely popular OutfieldSports.ie Three Counties Challenge. The race started at the historic Ormonde... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Templemore Ladies Football

U8/U10s Training continues Mondays at 6.30 - A number of blitz are being organised over the coming weeks U12s (sponsored by Downey’s Spar) We travelled to Moyle Rovers last Thursday for a thrilling game which ended in a draw. We now progress to the semi-final of the U12 B competition and await... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Templemore Ladies Golf

Results of recent competitions: May 28th 3Ts 1st Bridget Cantwell 41pts (32)2nd Josie Bourke 39pts (12)Social Mixed May 29th: 1st Dinny Tuohy, Seamus Cody Olivia Collins (27)2nd: Joe O Conner, Tom Ryan, Kathleen Collier, 27.3June 4thPeter’s Fruit & Veg1st Kathleen Maher 36pts (11)2nd Mary Hayes... Read More

Regional News

Gardaí advise on property security.

Garda are advising people to take precautions to prevent the theft of their property as the longer days set in.  According to Bruff Gardaí as the weather gets warmer and the evenings longer there is a danger that people may get complacent about their property's secutrity.  Therefore they... Read More

HSE to seek funding to open 12 beds at Our Lady's Hospital Cashel

The HSE has confirmed that it will seek the funding that would allow it to open 12 beds at Our Lady's Hospital in Cashel to take the pressure off South Tipperary General Hospital. Cahir councillor Seanie Lonergan was given the commitment by the South Eastern Hospitals Group Network Manager... Read More

Bid to tackle Tipperary Excel's Centre financial problems.

Employees at Tipperary Town's Excel Centre may see the number of hours they work cut in a bid to tackle the centre's financial problems.  Speaking to Tipperary Mid West this morning, June Molony, PRO for the Excel Centre said that measures are to be put in place to deal with the debts owed by... Read More

Road users advised to take extra care.

Gardaí in Tipperary are  appealing for road users to take extra care when travelling now the evenings are getting longer. With the approach of summer and the onset of brighter evenings there will be more cyclists and motorcyclists using roads,  they warn  All road users are asked to be... Read More

Owners of machinery advised to be vigilant.

Owners of machinery and machinery parts are being advised to be vigilant after a number of thefts were reported to gardai in recent times. As a result they are asking farmers, contractors and owners of yards or quarries especially in the Dundrum, Donohill, Cappawhite and Annacarty areas to ensure... Read More

Confident Ballina power into semi- finals

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

Confident Ballina power into semi- finals

Ballina 2-21; Clonakenny 2-12<i>BY Noel Cahill at The Ragg</i> Ballina secured a place in the County Intermediate Hurling Championship semi-final with a powerful performance against Clonakenny on Sunday afternoon. Five points down at half time and with just a solitary point from their forwards,... Read More

Nenagh Complete 7-in a- row in thriller

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

Nenagh Complete 7-in a- row in thriller

Nenagh Eire Og 4-22; Toomevara 3-20 (AET)<i>Report by Liam Hogan in Cloughjordan</i> NeNagh Eire Og created history in more ways than one when they produced a storming second half in extra time to seal a historic seventh North Minor ‘A’ hurling title in a row on Sunday evening. Nenagh Eire Og... Read More

My foot was severed 80 years ago

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

My foot was severed 80 years ago

As a five-year-old child, KATHLEEN O'BRIEN, who now lives in Portore, lost the lower section of her right leg in a farming accident when growing in Lahorna in July 1933. Now 8 6, the mother-of-four and grandmother of eight recounts her ling life living an artificial limb. We lived in Sedgemore,... Read More

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

Six seek Fine Gael ticket

Six Fine Gael candidates have been nominated from the Nenagh Electoral Area to contest the local elections next year. Among them are the former senator and councillor Tom Berkery from Toomevara who will be putting himself before his party’s convention to be held in the Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh... Read More

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

Plan lodged for Nenagh turbine

Management at a local factory has this week advertised its intention to submit a planning application for a wind turbine in Nenagh. Jennings O’Donovan & Partners Ltd are acting as agents for Procter & Gamble (Manufacturing) Ireland Ltd in applying for the development of a single autoproduction... Read More

The Nenagh Guardian6 months ago

Councillors slammed over lake motion

<i>By Simon O'Duffy</i> A local councillor has accused his colleagues of “skullduggery” over a motion on the proposed Lough Derg water extraction plan. Cllr Seamus Morris (SF) was incensed at last week’s meeting of North Tipperary Co Council when a notice of motion signed by him and Cllr John... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Toomevara GAA in top heart health with big screen

Toomevara GAA players put their hurlies down to put their hearts to the test as they were selected as one of the winning Irish clubs to undergo vital and potentially life-saving heart screenings as part of ‘The Big Screen’ with laya healthcare. At the weekend Toomevara club members aged from 12... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipperary food to feature on RTE’s Nationwide

Tipperary Food Producers Network is a network of food sector Businesses within Tipperary, the membership of which is varied featuring from strong iconic brands along-side the niche and exclusive. Represented are producers of meat, cheese, bakery, confectionary, fresh produce and beverages, the... Read More

‘Cats’ Prevail in  
Super Nowlan Park Battle Royale

Tipperary Star9 months ago

‘Cats’ Prevail in Super Nowlan Park Battle Royale

Kilkenny 0-20 Tipperary 1-14 Tipperary 1-14A much improved performance from battling Tipperary in the All-Ireland senior hurling qualifer at Nowlan Park on Saturday evening was not enough to save a disasterous season, as the same problems came back to haunt the side.An unbelievable atmosphere in... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Charlie McKeever hopes minor footballers can learn from Kerry defeat

Tipperary minor football manager Charlie McKeever hopes that the five-point defeat suffered at the hands of Kerry in Sunday’s provincial will help nourish the efforts of his side in the forthcoming All-Ireland series. Tipperary minor football manager Charlie McKeever hopes that the five-point defeat... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

New-look website for ‘The Nationalist’

The Nationalist website now has a new look for its great mix of local news, sport and information. If you’re accessing the desktop version, you will notice a fresh new design.There is also a new navigation approach to help you find your way around the website. And there’s more - a new ‘What’s On’... Read More

NEW-LOOK WEBSITE FOR THE NATIONALIST

The Nationalist9 months ago

NEW-LOOK WEBSITE FOR THE NATIONALIST

The Nationalist’s website now has a new look for its great mix of local news, sport and information. If you’re accessing the desktop version, you will notice a fresh new design.There is also a new navigation approach to help you find your way around the website. And there’s more - a new ‘What’s On’... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Seniors Fall to Kilkenny by Three POints

Tipperary’s senior hurlers are this week trying to get over the ‘devastation’ of losing to arch rivals Kilkenny in the historic first ever All-Irleand qualifier tie between the sides in the pulsating cauldron that was Nowlan Park, Kilkenny on Saturday evening last. Kilkenny 0-20 Tipperary... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Coonan welcomes CAP deal

Deputy Coonan said: “This is excellent news for the Irish sugar beet industry. As many people will know, I have led the orchestration for the return of the sugar beet industry to Ireland and I am deeply involved in having it located in Tipperary.“Today’s news adds fresh impetus and new vigour to my... Read More

Chrissie Byrne, Killusty, Fethard celebrates her 100th birthday

The Nationalist9 months ago

Chrissie Byrne, Killusty, Fethard celebrates her 100th birthday

On Wednesday, 19th June, Killusty celebrated Chrissie Byrne’s (nee Shee) milestone 100th birthday party. 150 people turned up on a lovely day which commenced with Mass at 11.30.Following mass Carri Acheson (Clonmel) made the presentation of the President’s letter and cheque for €2,540 to Chrissie.... Read More

Fethard school principal, Ernan Britton, retires

The Nationalist9 months ago

Fethard school principal, Ernan Britton, retires

On May 31 last, a function was held in Patrician Presentation Secondary School, Fethard, to mark the retirement of Principal Mr Ernan Britton after 23 years of dedicated service to the school. Present on the day were Mr Britton’s wife Vicky, his sisters Teresa, Bridget and Claire, Fr. Tom Breen, Fr.... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

The art of salad - French know how

I THINK it’s safe to say that current generations growing up in Ireland will undoubtedly have a much more sophisticated palate than those of us in the vicinity of the half century mark. What we have had to work hard at in order to re-educate our taste buds, they take very much for granted.I know... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

The quality of mercy

THE MATRON, Sister Philomena, a kindly woman, visited her patients about noon-time every day, when I was last in the mother and baby ward of St. Joseph’s Hospital, about fifty years ago. This hospital has now become the South Tipperary General Hospital and has been the subject of a recent adverse... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Spafield Crescent Street Fest

Last Sunday Spafield Residents Association hosted a street party for the residents of their estate as part of the Street Feast which is sponsored by Centra. Even with overcast weather it did not dampen the fun young and old alike had. These events are organised by communities for residents in an... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Farmers urged to fill out and return safety questionnaire

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is encouraging all farmers who receive a farm safety questionnaire from the Health and Safety Authority to fill it out and return it, in the interests of generating a greater understanding of this complex issue. ICSA’s Connaught/Ulster vice president... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Nenagh Macra Na Feirme

On June 30, Devilsbit hosted a ‘Know Your Neighbour’ event at the Killea Family Fun Day. Other local Macra clubs including Nenagh, Aglish and Shinrone were well represented and it made for a fantastic fun day. Nenagh Macra will host their own event on July 14. A BBQ will be held in Larkin’s pub,... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

10m funding welcomed by Coonan

Noel Coonan TD Welcomes €10million Funding Noel Coonan TD has welcomed the announcement of an additional €10m in housing capital funding for people with a disability. Local authorities have been asked to submit funding proposals and that process will be completed over the next two weeks.The local... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

New contract can save post office jobs

Alan Kelly, Minister for Public Transport and Commuter Affairs has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Social Protection that An Post is the preferred bidder for the delivery of over-the-counter cash services to Department of Social Protection customers. The Government’s current contract... Read More

35 jobs at new Clonmel Supermacs in Clonmel creates 35 new jobs

The Nationalist9 months ago

35 jobs at new Clonmel Supermacs in Clonmel creates 35 new jobs

Supermac’s has announced that 35 plus new jobs for Clonmel have been created with the opening of a new family restaurant. Located adjacent to the Powerstown Centre near Tesco, the restaurant offers Supermac’s, Papa John’s Pizza, Quiznos Subs and a Drive Thru service.The outlet is sure to impress... Read More

TDs and Senators briefed 
on the importance of 
local newspaper industry

The Nationalist9 months ago

TDs and Senators briefed 
on the importance of 
local newspaper industry

The impending changes in local government will mean that local newspapers will have an even greater role to play in the political sphere, a meeting of newspaper representatives and Oireachtas members heard last week. Editors and journalists with the leading local newspapers of record around Ireland... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

New Roscrea Soccer club

Killavilla United AFC provides a quality-sporting outlet for hundreds of people from Roscrea and the surrounding areas. The club boasts some of the very best sporting facilities available in the entire region and they aim to compliment this by delivering quality coaching to all their members. Email... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Members and Mayor Lash ‘Sickening and Disgraceful’ Culture at Anglo Irish Bank

Councillors Anger at Anglo Culture Mayor Michael Grogan has lashed the banking culture in the former Anglo Irish in the wake of the emerged taped conversations and labelled them ‘a pure disgrace’. Email to a friendPrint this... Read More

Shock as family business closes its doors

The Nationalist9 months ago

Shock as family business closes its doors

A family tradition spanning three generations came to end in Cashel, last week, with the closure of Buckley’s supermarket, on Main Street. A feature of the town centre since the 1970s, Buckley’s Spar was in recent years run by Michelle O’Meara and her husband Eddie.Michelle is the third generation... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Steel, Grit and Guts Required for Skinning the Cats

In many ways, the story could not be simpler. Tipperary need to produce their best performance since 2010 if they are to emerge unscathed from the raging cauldron that will be Nowlan Park on Saturday evening next.The display witnessed in Pairc na nGael a month ago will not suffice. Neither will the... Read More

Cashel school’s field day raises €5,000 for school

The Nationalist9 months ago

Cashel school’s field day raises €5,000 for school

Milking a cow or hooking a duck - all the fun of the fair was there to be had at St John the Baptist Girls School Field Day. Popular attractions were the bouncy castles and the hurling challenge which kept Joe O’Dwyer busy all afternoon. Fr Jimmy O’Donnell showed us his prowess with a golf club... Read More

John Knightly came from Kerry and made Cashel his home

The Nationalist9 months ago

John Knightly came from Kerry and made Cashel his home

This is not an obituary, just a few reflections on the life of John Knightly. He came to this town in August 1949 to fill a teaching post in the Boys National School on the Green and stayed until he was called to take up a higher posting on Sunday, June 23. In the interim this town would become his... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Enterprise Board funding exhibitors at Trade Show

The Celtic Marketplace Trade Show is organised and hosted by the North American Celtic Trade Association (NACTA), the trade association for the Celtic Market in North America and will take place in Lombard, Chicago from Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 23th September 2013. NACTAs membership represents... Read More

Carrick-on-Suir’s discount shopping scheme is taking off

The Nationalist9 months ago

Carrick-on-Suir’s discount shopping scheme is taking off

Carrick-on-Suir’s Golden Years Discount Wednesdays for Over-65s scheme is attracting bus loads of retired visitors to the town, according to local business leaders. Carrick-on-Suir Business Association has declined to comment on the recent RTE Local Heroes show featuring the retail discount scheme... Read More

Siobhan O’Dwyer, Cancer Society volunteer, meets President Higgins

The Nationalist9 months ago

Siobhan O’Dwyer, Cancer Society volunteer, meets President Higgins

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Irish Cancer Society, President Michael D. Higgins welcomed Irish Cancer Society volunteers to the Aras an Uachtarain recently. Siobhan O’Dwyer from Tipperary Town was invited to the occasion for her long-standing dedication to the Irish Cancer Society. In... Read More

Can you spot the Tipp hurling stars here?

The Nationalist9 months ago

Can you spot the Tipp hurling stars here?

THE SUMMER OF 1993 features mostly this week with some well known faces from all around the county including Clonmel, Tipperary, Carrick-on-Suir, Newcastle and Mullinahone. In the main photo from Tipperary Town, some time in the 1980s, is the current holder of the honour of ‘Tipperary Person of the... Read More

Nenagh councillors claims ‘harassment’ by pro-life supporters

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Nenagh councillors claims ‘harassment’ by pro-life supporters

Nenagh councillor Conor Delaney has called on members of a pro-life group to stop their “campaign of harassment” against public representatives. The Fine Gael councillor claimed he was harassed by people handing out leaflets outside St Mary of the Rosary Church in the past two weeks. The leaflet was... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Adult Day Trip - Kilkenny/Carlow

Day Trip for Adults on July 6th (next Saturday). Leaving Ballaghmore Car Park at 9.30am. Travelling to Carlow Chocolate Factory & Garden Centre. Then on to Kilkenny City and Castle and also time to look in the shops. After that we go south to Ballaghmore Castle for and evening meal and entertainment.... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

‘D’Opera’ - 73 years of stage history

D’Opera, the illustrated story of Roscrea Operatic Musical Society, is now on sale in local bookshops retailing at E20. The ambitiously-named Roscrea Operatic Society was founded in 1940. Way back then The Pirates of Penzance got the society off to a great start. That first show had the benefit of... Read More

Black market ‘ripping out town centre’

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Black market ‘ripping out town centre’

National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) President Joe Sweeney has highlighted the growing black market problems facing local retailers, in Roscrea. Mr Sweeney attended a meeting hosted by Noel Coonan TD in the Racket Hall Hotel, Roscrea, on Friday morning to discuss the issues facing small... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Scuba dive record bid on Lough Derg to benefit charity

Scuba diver Christopher Healy will this Sunday, July 7, attempt a world record 20km underwater swim in Lough Derg. Christopher previously set a record travelling a distance of 10km underwater to raise money for the Share a Dream Foundation. Nenagh-based Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club, along with other... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Nenagh Golf Club

Men - Results: Wed Open Singles, Wed 26th June: 1st Tim O’Sullivan (19) 43 pts (back 9); 2nd Don McLean (Scarke) (15) 43 pts; 3rd Robert Foley (12) 42 pts (back 9); gross Michael Cleary 33 pts; seniors 1: Martin Guest (14) 40 pts; seniors 2: Stan Henry (19) 39 pts. CSS: 37 pts. Great scoring in the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

It’s Time for Tipp to Stand and Deliver

All-Ireland Qualifier Preview So, it all comes down to this.Tipperary and Kilkenny will go to war again on Saturday evening next for the first time ever in an All-Ireland qualifer when they meet in Nowlan Park - a game which is being billed as not for the faint hearted.The curious championship took... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

No Talk in Camp of Treble -’Muller’

Munster Minor Football Preveiw Tipperary’s minor footballers will travel to Killarney for the big game on Sunday with no injury worries and the environment in the camp is as good as it can be, The Tipperary Star can reveal.Having taken on Meath in a challenge game last weekend, the squad looks to be... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Minors Ready Themselves for Kerry Challenge

Munster MInor Football Final Preview Tipperary’s minor footballers go into the Lions Den on Sunday next at high noon as they bid to get their hands on the Electric Ireland Munster title for the third year running - it would be the first time ever for The Premier County, were the feat to be pulled... Read More

Clonmel charity walk and cycle event was well supported

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel charity walk and cycle event was well supported

Clonmel Emergency Services held their 6th annual fundraiser recently in aid of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Ireland. Following months of preparation the first event of the weekend began at the Park Hotel with a 5km walk around Marlfield Lake.Despite the rain more than 60 men, women and children... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Large range of trade stands exhibiting at Clonmel Show on Sunday next

Clonmel Show features a large range of trade stands, covering most aspects of the home, food and agriculture. The large attendance provides a captive audience for intending stall-holders and much business is traditionally transacted on the show day and good contacts made. Booking for trade stands... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Almost 60 sheep classes on show at Clonmel this year

Sheep classes number almost sixty, with classes for Texels, Suffolks, Belclares, Vendeen, Rouge De L’Quests, Charollais, Beltex, Zwartbles, Jacobs, Lleyns and Scotch Blackface. There are five commercial sheep classes including a pet lamb class, to be shown by handlers less than 13 years of age.The... Read More

Clonmel Show on Sunday, 7th July - Don’t miss it!

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel Show on Sunday, 7th July - Don’t miss it!

Preparations are well advanced the for the Clonmel Show on Sunday next , 7th July at Powerstown Park. There are 53 showing classes listed for horses and ponies, with classes for ridden and led horses, working hunters, brood mares and foals also ridden, lead rein, led and working hunter ponies and... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel cafe in running for ‘Ireland’s best scone’ award

A local café has been named in the top ten for having the best scones in the country. Niamh’s Cafe, situated in Mitchel Street in Clonmel has been nominated by customers as the place where you can enjoy Ireland’s Best Scone.Owned by sisters Niamh and Paula Duan, Niamh’s has been in business in... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel Flower Show on Sunday next - not to be missed

The annual Clonmel and District Horticultural Society Flower Show takes place at Clonmel Show on Sunday, 7th July. This summer spectacular is not to be missed.Come and wow at the decorative floral arrangements, original photography, the talented children’s section and the truly amazing flower and... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

New offices elected to St. Mary’s Choral Society, Clonmel

St Mary’s Choral Society, Clonmel held their AGM last week and a good-sized attendance listened to chairperson George Barry, secretary Grainne Vaughan and treasurer John Staunton give a comprehensive report of the activities and fundraising efforts over the past twelve months. The production teams... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Fr. Colm Memorial Cycle

The annual Fr. Colm O’Brien Memorial Cycle will take place on Saturday, August 10th. Route One will start at Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Clonmel at 11am and travel directly to Tramore.People have the option of cycling directly from Clonmel to Tramore or taking the Second Route at 1pm from St.... Read More

Fr.Pat made huge acontribution to education

The Nationalist9 months ago

Fr.Pat made huge acontribution to education

The death of Clonmel-born priest Fr. Pat Cooney, which occured at the end of May, continues to leave a void in the parish of St. Joseph and St. Benildus, Newtown and St. Mary’s in Ballygunner, &#8232;Waterford. He had served as parish priest in Ballygunner for much of the past five years.Formerly of... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Ambition in Squad Points to Progress Made - Creedon

Tipp Manager Speaks After Defeat to Galway in Qualifier A solid first half performance and a very strong finish underlined the team s strengths. Unfortunately, a poor third quarter which effectively won the game for the home side highlighted Tipperary’s weakness. It was a fact not lost on Manager... Read More

Clonmel Commercials win All-Ireland title

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel Commercials win All-Ireland title

Clonmel Commercials U14 boys created another bit of history by becoming All Ireland Division 3 Peil Champions on Sunday last, by beating Blessington of Wicklow in an intense and exciting final on a score line of 5-09 to 5-05 in Owenbeg, Co. Derry. The team, mentors and supporters departed on... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Last council chairman targets growth

South Tipperary Co. Council’s new chairman has pledged to fight for the improvement of rural roads and furthering the county’s economic development during his term. Fine Gael Cllr Jimmy O’Brien from Drangan was elected unopposed as the new and last ever Chairman of the South Co. Council at its... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Act now Minister on South Tipp General Hospital

Health Minister James Reilly must act now on South Tipperary General Hospital. The Clonmel hospital, respected throughout the county and farther afield, is in the news recently for all the wrong reasons.And that’s very unfair on the dedicated staff who are being put under such pressure.They are... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Tipp Senator raises concern over moneylenders

regulation needed Senator raises concerns over moneylendersSenator Denis Landy has spoken out against unscrupulous moneylenders.“It is my concern and the concern of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul,” he said “there is a total lack of restriction on moneylenders in this country”Moneylenders are... Read More

Top award for South Tipperary Museum

The Nationalist9 months ago

Top award for South Tipperary Museum

South Tipperary County Museum has been recognised for high standards in the management of the museum, care of collections and visitor services by the Heritage Council under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. Along with the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Kerry County Museum, Drogheda Museum... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Injured Rosie Was Left in a Ditch to Die

This is the story of Rosie the dog. On Thursday 27th June, Mary and Benny O’Grady discovered this poor dog (estimated to be about 10 months old) in a ditch in the middle of nowhere in Ballina. The dog was in a very distressed state and would die unless veterinary attention was received immediately.A... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Lowry to Vote Against Govts. Pregnancy Bill

Much careful consideration leads to Deputy’s Decision North Tipperary Deputy Michael Lowry has stated that he will vote against the Governments Bill on Protection of Life During Pregnancy having carefully considered it and received a huge amount of correspondance on the issue.“The Government... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Gold coin lecture in Cashel Library

PhD scholar Richard Clutterbuck will present findings from his current research on Kilcooley Abbey, next Tuesday, 7.15pm in Cashel library. Isabella Mulhall of the National Museum of Ireland enthralled the audience last week with analysis of the gold coin hoard from Carrick. Email to a friendPrint... Read More

Call to fill South Tipp General Hospital posts

The Nationalist9 months ago

Call to fill South Tipp General Hospital posts

With a deadline for the recruitment of seven senior registrar posts at South Tipperary fast approaching, the Minister for Health has been asked to act immediately. Deputy Mattie McGrath has called on Minister James Reilly to act on assurances he gave him in the Dáil last week regarding the posts.... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

‘All the women are mad about him (Jack Crowe)’

Mattie McGrath TD said many Oireachtas members from all parties sent their congratulations while MEP Sean Kelly said, to general amusement, “he’s also proof that a man can become sexier with age. All the women are mad about him, he’s a kind of sex symbol.” More standing ovations followed before the... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Jack Crowe - ‘friends in every party’

Cllr Liam Ahearne: Cllr Crowe is “undeniably a character, and as nice a man as you would meet in many a day travelling”. He crosses the political divide, “with friends in every party”. Cllr Eddie O’Meara: “Jack Crowe, to me, is the county council and will be the county council, as long as he wants... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Cllr. Jack Crowe ‘unequalled achievement’

Cllr John Crosse pointed out that Cllr Crowe has been successful at seven elections. “This is truly a remarkable achievement and one which is unequalled in the history of the council.To be elected on seven different occasions is a testament to the service he’s given to the people of the Cashel... Read More

Council lauds ‘one and only’ Cllr Jack Crowe

The Nationalist9 months ago

Council lauds ‘one and only’ Cllr Jack Crowe

Almost 40 years after he was first elected to the county council, Jack Crowe’s popularity and success were crowned last week when friends, supporters, political allies and opponents alike came together to hail his achievements over four decades of political life. The council chamber at South... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Rabbitte leads tributes to Nenagh man Frank

Minister for Communications and Natural Resurces Pat Rabbitte led the tributes to former trade union activist and Labour councillor, Frank Lewis. Mr Lewis, Ballyartella, died last Wednesday and was buried in Monsea graveyard on Friday, with Minister Rabbitt giving the graveside oration. The... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Thursday night walks

Many thank to all who turned out for last Thursdays walk, we had a beautiful walk through a mature Ash plantation and up onto Barnaboy hill at the back of Killavilla. This Thursdays walk will be around Monaincha Abbey - this is a great opportunity to see the “31st wonder of the world”. Meeting at... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Condon Cup for tennis at Hillview this Friday

The Condon Cup team competition at Hillview Sports Club, Clonmel is scheduled for Friday 5th July to tie in with the Condon Family Gathering at Hillview. This competition is open to players of all grades. The entry sheet is on the notice board in the Hallway. Premier Team:The Premier Team were... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

West Tipperary GAA Fixtures

Wednesday, 3rd July Junior A Football Championship:Lattin 19.30 Solohead v Galtee Rovers, Referee: David GroganGolden 19.30 Aherlow Gaels v Rosegreen, Referee: Michael DuffyCappawhite 19.30 Arravale Rovers v Sean Treacys, Referee: John Ryan BobSunday, 7th JulyJunior B Hurling Championship:Dundrum 12.... Read More

New York club scoops top prize in Tipperary GAA draw

The Nationalist9 months ago

New York club scoops top prize in Tipperary GAA draw

St Raymond’s, a small Gaelic Football Club founded in 1970 in the East Bronx parish of the same name in New York, claimed the first prize in May of the Tipperary County GAA club’s draw of a Skoda Octavia or cash alternative. The “Saints” field teams in the New York Minor Board competitions from... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel athlete David Mansfield in top form in Waterford

Waterford was the venue last Saturday for both the Marathon and Half Marathon races. In the full marathon David Mansfield ran a brilliant race when finishing 6th in 2 hours 57 mins, superb running. We also had good performances from Noel Gilman who was 105th in 3 hours 37 mins 15 secs with his... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Arravale Rovers through to Crosco Cup final in West Tipp

Arravale Rovers got the better of Eire Óg 1-13 to 0-14 in the semi-final of the Bertie’s Bar Crosco Cup competition at Sean Treacy’s Park, Tipperary Town. Arravale Rovers played out of their skins throughout the hour and there was no doubt whatsoever at the end of the evening that they fully... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

South Tipp GAA Results and Fixtures

RESULTS Minor B FC Knock-out: Killenaule 6-12 Ballylooby/Castlegrace 1-9.IFC League Round 5: Moyle Rovers 2-9 Grangemockler/Ballyneale 0-13.Junior B HC Group 2: St. Mary’s w/o Moyle Rovers (conceded).Junior A HC Group 2: St. Patrick’s 1-14 Ballin
garry 1-7.IHC: Kilsheelan/Kilcash 2-13 St. Mary’s 2-7.... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Larkspur Junior Aces!

The Junior Championships took place at Larkspur Park Tennis Club on Saturday, June 22. Everyone enjoyed great tennis. Coaches Tony McCarthy and Sinead Dunne organised games for the U8 and U9s while Craig Ryan cooked a fabulous barbecue for everyone. Presentations were made to three people who... Read More

New book venture - 
proceeds to Abbey 
Hall fund

Tipperary Star9 months ago

New book venture - proceeds to Abbey Hall fund

New Book Venture The Abbey Hall Bookshop in Main Street in association with Roscrea People have opened a new book adventure. Hundreds of books mainly Irish non-fiction but many others, all in mint condition and never used are for sale in a new dedicated corner of the community bookshop which is... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipperary players ready for Kilkenny showdown

It is one of the most enduring rivalries in hurling and this weekend one of the sport’s big guns faces the prospect of a premature end to their Championship campaign. Tipperary will face Kilkenny in Phase 2 of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Qualifiers this Saturday at 7. After exiting the Munster... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Fancied Tipp minors crash out against Limerick

Munster Minor Hurling Championship Semi-Final Limerick 1-17 Tipperary 0-17 Hotly fancied Munster and All-Ireland minor hurling champions, Tipperary crashed out of this year’s Munster campaign at Semple Stadium, on Wednesday last where they paid a heavy price for wasted first half chances, losing to... Read More

IFA rejects Government’s ‘spin on CAP’

Tipperary Star9 months ago

IFA rejects Government’s ‘spin on CAP’

IFA president John Bryan has dismissed the spin which is being put on the CAP Reform deal by some Government TDs, saying the reality is over 75,000 farmers will have some level of cuts imposed on them. “Over 50,000 farmers are facing severe cuts to their incomes, ranging from 15 per cent to 35 per... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Exciting new route for Clonmel’s three-day cycle spectacular

The route for this year’s Suir Valley Three-Day International has been unveiled, with a hilltop finish on Monday’s concluding stage set to make it one of the most exciting editions of the event yet. Three Continental teams have also committed to taking part, which is sure to make it a difficult and... Read More

Labour Senator raises concerns over moneylenders

The Nationalist9 months ago

Labour Senator raises concerns over moneylenders

Senator Denis Landy has spoken out against unscrupulous moneylenders. “It is my concern and the concern of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul” he said “there is a total lack of restriction on moneylenders in this country”Moneylenders are regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and are provided with... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

West Tipperary Bord na nOg round-up

With the various U12 Hurling championship grades now approaching semi final stage a clearer picture is now emerging of the respective semi final qualifiers. Following four rounds of hurling and with one round to go, at U12A level Knockavilla Kickhams top the table unbeaten followed by... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

All Ireland Feile title for classy Clonmel Commercials

Buncranna in Co.Donegal was the base for Clonmel Commercials at Féile Péil Na nÓg 2013 last weekend. What a weekend it proved to be as on Sunday morning at the County Derry centre of excellence at Owenbeg the club defeated Wicklow champions Blessington to win the division 3 title. Departing... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Great win over Limerick for Tipperary lady footballers

Tipperary ladies football team beat Limerick 4-16 to 2-10 in the Munster championship at Sean Treacy Park, Tipperary on Sunday. It was a cracking display that sees Tipp advance in the championship.Tipperary elected to play against the wind in the first half but opened the scoring within 30 seconds... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Good win for Lattin-Cullen Gaels

Lattin-Cullen Gaels were too good for Cappawhite in the Tipperary Co-Op Super Valu junior B hurling championship game played at Sean Treacy Park, Tipperary Town, on Saturday evening, winning 2-13 to 2-7. Although Cappawhite had the breeze in their favour in the first half it was Lattin-Cullen Gaels... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Mullinahone bow out of county senior hurling championship

Mullinahone’s senior hurling season came to a disappointing conclusion at Boherlahan on Friday evening were they slumped to a twelve points defeat (0-9 to 1-18) at the hands of Eire Og Nenagh in the second round of the Clean Ireland Recycling county senior hurling championship. Mullinahone gave a... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Creedon says Tipp footballers should have beaten Galway

Tipperary boss Peter Creedon sees hope for the future following Tipperary’s battling display against Galway at Salthill in the All Ireland SFC qualifiers. Younger players coming through are making their mark - and only one poor quarter cost them qualifier victory.Creedon said -“We should have won... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Ballyhoura Active Series

The Annual Grange/Fermoy AC 5 mile road race takes place on Friday 12th July, commencing 8pm sharp. This will be the third race in the Ballyhoura road race series and the venue for the race is the Kilworth army range. This is a two lap course, with a couple of minor pulls, but the route is traffic... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

All-Ireland Qualifier -- Brave Tipp Go Down Fighting

tippstar Tipperary’s senior footballers went down fighting in the All-Ireland championship at Salthill on Saturday evening with a fifteen minute spell after half time, proving their undoing.Underdogs going into the game, Peter Creedon’s men produced a very gutsy first half to be within a point of... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Let’s name them and shame them

THIS COLUMN comes with a health-warning to bleeding hearts! Over-sensitive readers, who believe that vandals should be ‘understood,’ because their mothers did not love them (and all that jazz), should not read a word of what follows. I know a long-settled inner suburb, where there is an old cohesive... Read More

‘Not all floaty dresses in Middle Ages’  lecture hears

The Nationalist9 months ago

‘Not all floaty dresses in Middle Ages’ lecture hears

“It certainly was not all horned helmets and floaty dresses for the noble ladies of the middle ages!” That’s according to Dr Gillian Kenny of TCD, who gave a most informative lecture at Cashel Library last week, as part of the Summer Lecture Series.Gillian said that noble ladies of that period were... Read More

Carrick-on-Suir councillor calls for review of discount scheme

The Nationalist9 months ago

Carrick-on-Suir councillor calls for review of discount scheme

A Carrick-on-Suir Town Council member has called for a review of the Golden Years Wednesdays Discount Scheme to improve it in the aftermath of the Local Heroes programme. FF Cllr Sylvia Cooney-Sheehan said she would like to see the town’s business community and Town Council representatives reviewing... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Anglo tapes justify case for new inquiry

The Irish Independent’s Anglo tapes are ‘proof positive’ that a full banking inquiry is needed. Local TD and Minister, Alan Kelly, believes a “short and sharp” inquiry is necessary for the people of Ireland. “We urgently need an inquiry to shine a light on the circumstances around the collapse of... Read More

Mayor reveals his plans for year ahead

The Nationalist9 months ago

Mayor reveals his plans for year ahead

An access road for Ormond Castle and new home for Carrick’s Brass Band will be among the top priorities for the town’s new mayor over the next year. Fianna Fail Cllr Kieran Bourke set out a shopping list of projects he plans to pursue following his election at the Town Council’s annual meeting last... Read More

Down memory lane in ‘The Nationalist’

The Nationalist9 months ago

Down memory lane in ‘The Nationalist’

THIS WEEK we include another half dozens pictures from our 1980s files. In this week’s issue of ‘The Nationalist’ we included another half dozens pictures from our 1980s files.The main shot is of Cappawhite National School in 1983 with a whole bunch of happy faces.The other pictures are from... Read More

‘Spring Into Action’ Expos attract great public interest

The Nationalist9 months ago

‘Spring Into Action’ Expos attract great public interest

The people of Clonmel, Tipperary Town and Carrick on Suir were left with no shortage of information when they attended ‘Spring into Action’ Information Expos held recently by the South Tipperary Development Company. The purpose of the events was to bring together, in one room, all of the agencies... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Lowry Criticises Government Stance On Child Diabetes Posts

Deputy Michael Lowry has criticised the response received from the Government further to concerns raised about the delay in filling essential paediatric diabetes posts in the Mid-West Regional Hospital in Limerick. In a Parliamentary Question submitted to the Minister for Health Deputy Lowry urged... Read More

Tipp Students Feature In 
“Graduate Show”

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Tipp Students Feature In 
“Graduate Show”

Four years of creative endeavour came together for a number of Co. Tipperary students last weekend. They were among those who showcased 153 pieces of work as the Limerick School of Art & Design (LSAD) Graduate Show ‘Odyssey’ opened at the college’s Tipperary Street campus. The exhibition, which is... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

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In last Saturdays Co. U16 Football Semi Finals played at the Ragg, West champions both Arravale Rvs and Lattin/Cullen had to settle for the runners spot to their North Tipp opponents. In the West U14A Hurling League, Cashel KC are setting the pace with two very impressive wins under their belt while... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Kieran Bourke elected unopposed as Mayor of Carrick-on-Suir

Cllr Kieran Bourke was elected unopposed as Mayor of Carrick-on-Suir under a five-year mayoral election voting pact agreed by the nine-member Council following the 2009 local elections. He was proposed for the mayoralty by his FF colleague Cllr Sylvia Cooney-Sheehan and seconded by Cllr Richie... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

A political dynasty in Carrick-on-Suir

Carrick-on-Suir’s new mayor is the third generation of his family to serve on the Town Council. In his speech following his election as mayor, Cllr Kieran Bourke said the 80 years of continuous service by his family on the Council was a matter of great pride to him.Cllr Bourke’s grandfather PP was... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Motorists Urged To Mind Farm Traffic

North Tipperary motorists have been urged to to drive extra carefully, especially on rural roads, as farm machinery activity is increases in the spell of good weather. Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association spokesperson on health and safety issues, John Flynn, said: “With the fine weather comes... Read More

Young people bring colour to Tipp town

The Nationalist9 months ago

Young people bring colour to Tipp town

The roundabout at Dunnes has not been the most pleasant on the eye and particularly garish as it’s the first thing people see as they enter our lovely town. Recently a group of young people changed all that for the better by getting involved in a socially engaged art project. Supported by Tipperary... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

‘Tree Journeys’ exhibition at the Excel Gallery, Tipperary

Tree Journeys, is the latest exhibition at Tipperary Excel Gallery by Dublin based artist Kathy Herbert. Most recently Kathy has shown in “Sculpture in Context” at the Botanic Gardens and presented her artist initiated project “Drawing Conversations” with Phizzfest, Dublin. Kathy has been and artist... Read More

St. Oliver’s School, Clonmel, comes alive for sports day

The Nationalist9 months ago

St. Oliver’s School, Clonmel, comes alive for sports day

For two days earlier this month St. Oliver’s National School in Clonmel came alive with the excitement that accompanies the annual school’s sports days. On Thursday Junior Infants, Senior Infants, First and Second classes enjoyed activities while it was the turn of Third-Sixth classes on Friday.... Read More

Nenagh CBS looking for Ireland’s most famous gnome

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Nenagh CBS looking for Ireland’s most famous gnome

The search is on for the most famous gnome in Ireland with St Joseph’s CBS Nenagh launching its the Save the Gnome campaign as part of its school building fundraising drive. To nominate your gnome and give your gnome a chance to be encased in the school’s time capsule just make a €5 donation by... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Religion & Belief

Bournea Parish Bournea Parish Group of Ireland XO Reaching Out are now up and running with two well attended meetings having been held. Some members recently attended the meeting of the new Roscrea Parish Group, which was very informative. We are looking forward to a visit from Henry Healy of... Read More

Roscrea Scout Group leader awards

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Roscrea Scout Group leader awards

As another busy and successful year comes to an end for the Scout Group, it’s time for the annual Leaders Social event Before the Social Group’ s annual get-together got underway, group leader Francis Minogue addressed the gathering to thank all the leaders for their service and efforts during... Read More

Well done to all for helping to clean up Roscrea

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Well done to all for helping to clean up Roscrea

Many thanks to the Community Employees who agreed to undertake the cleaning and painting of the derelict house at the Traffic lights. This house has been the source of much stress to many over the past few years, and at last it has been brought up to an acceptable standard for a Heritage town. Well... Read More

VIP weekend in Dublin lifts Abie’s spirits

The Nationalist9 months ago

VIP weekend in Dublin lifts Abie’s spirits

A Clonmel child who was born with an illness so rare that she is Ireland’s only sufferer enjoyed a very special weekend in Dublin recently. Abie Lawlor, aged 9, the country’s only sufferer of Congenital Sleep Hypoventilation Syndrome, and her mother Rosie Lawlor were treated like VIPs on their trip... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel News in Brief...

St Oliver’s Clonmel holding fundraising walk this Friday night The 4-mile walk begins at the parish centre, adjacent to the church, and proceeds along the Heywood Road and the Western Road past the Park Hotel before returning to the parish centre via the by-pass road.Registration is at 6.30 and the... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Culbaire - Tipp’s Top GAA Columnist

Tipp to Face Losers of Replay The Phase Two draw hasn’t smiled on Tipperary - such is the added penalty for losing to Limerick. While Clare have gained a home clash with Laois, we face a trip to the losers of Kilkenny and Dublin on Saturday, July 6th. The Metropolitans got within touching distance... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

The Anglo Tapes

The disclosure this week of the Anglo Irish Bank telephone calls make disturbing listening and reading. Here is a bank that played a pivotal role in the country’s economic meltdown and its senior executives think it’s funny.Obviously they didn’t know they were being taped but that doesn’t excuse the... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Cllr. Murphy calls for rates clarity

Commercial Rates Cllr Murphy calls for rates clarityFine Gael councillor, Michael Murphy, is calling on County Managers in North and South Tipperary to urgently clarify the harmonisation of commercial rates, which will follow the merger of North and South Tipperary County Councils next summer.“When... Read More

Cashel’s first mayor will also be the town’s last first citizen

The Nationalist9 months ago

Cashel’s first mayor will also be the town’s last first citizen

The man who was elected as the first Mayor of Cashel will also serve as the town’s last mayor. Fianna Fail’s Cllr. Joe Moloney was elected unopposed at last week’s annual meeting of the local Town Council.He was Cashel’s first mayor in 2001 and will have the distinction of serving as its last mayor... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Profound grief over tragic death of seven year old boy

A sense of profound sadness enveloped the Clerihan community this week at the devastating loss of seven year old Christian Flannery who died after a brave battle following an accident at his home while walking dogs five weeks ago. Christian loved working with greyhounds at his home in Kilcock,... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Nenagh’s outgoing Mayor says it was a ‘great honour’ to represent town

Outgoing Mayor Cllr Lalor McGee said it had been a “great honour to represent the people of Nenagh” over the past year. He said one of the things he noticed during the year was the amount of volunteerism and community spirit around Nenagh. Cllr McGee said that during the year he had hosted three... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Skoda Marks 20 years in Ireland

To mark 20 years in Ireland, &#352;KODA, one of the oldest car makers in the world, has announced it will host a large scale celebratory open event throughout its nationwide dealer network until 6th July 2013. Debuting back in 1993 with a two car range, the Czech car maker sold just 76 vehicles... Read More

Lions Club - first 10k charity run 
for Roscrea

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Lions Club - first 10k charity run for Roscrea

The Lions Club of Roscrea in Association with Roscrea Festival Committee and part funded by North Tipperary Leader Programme have announced the first 10K Charity Run which will be held on Saturday 12th October next. 10K runs are popular now all over the country and the Roscrea Run will prove to be a... Read More

GAA President Helps Raise Green Flag at Dromakeenan NS

Tipperary Star9 months ago

GAA President Helps Raise Green Flag at Dromakeenan NS

On Monday last Liam O Neill, President of the GAA arrived in Scoil Chronain Naofa, Dromakeenan, Roscrea to raise their 4th Green Flag. Principal Mr Brendan Hanamy opened proceedings by welcoming all who had gathered to celebrate this great achievement. In his speech Mr Hanamy thanked in particular... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Late Toomevara goal blast stuns Kilruane

CSHC Toomevara 3-21Kilruane MacDonagh’s 1-26 Kilruane MacDonagh’s 1-26Kilruane MacDonagh’s will not appreciate being reminded of this one. Following a disappointing opening half Kilruane trailed Toomevara by eleven points (0-8 to 1-16) with twenty-seven minutes to play, but an extraordinary rally... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Pilgrimage to Knock

The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 7th July. Coach departs from Roscrea at 9.00.am – (Public Car Park at back of old Tescos) Fare: Adults -€15. Child- €7.Bookings with Mary McGee (086 4055570) and Margaret Ryan (087 1509522), or any member of the Legion of Mary.... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Great play at Hillview tennis finals

Over 200 players took part in the Ryan Motor Power and Pinewood Healthcare-spoosred open tennis week at Hillview Spots Club. There was an excellent entry in the premier and other top grade competitions.Winner of the Men’s Premier Singles was 15 year old Morgan Lohan, Tramore, who beat Tommy Rochford,... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Carrick Wheelers cyclist is national veterans champion

Iverk Produce Carrick Wheelers rider Hugh Mulhearne took an amazing victory last weekend winning the 2013 National Veteran Cycling Championships in Louth. Mulhearne, a native of Kilmacthomas, won the event in a two up sprint for the line, getting the better of the Irish American Greg Swinand of
the... Read More

The Nationalist9 months ago

Clonmel Commercials u-16 boys make it five in a row

Commercials U16 team retained the U16 South Title in Kilsheelan on Saturday last, against a very strong Moyle Rovers team and in the process created history in winning the divisional title for the 5th consecutive year. From the throw in, this was a very sporting and competitive game. Commercials... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Cycle week in South Tipperary

Cycling was truly celebrated in South Tipperary during Bike Week 2013 which ran from Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd of June. In testing conditions on Saturday, (June 22), nearly 150 cyclists took to the roads as part of the Emergency Cycle 55k and 100k in aid of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, which... Read More

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Ger continues ‘proud’ Darcy family tradition

North Tipperary County Council made history on Monday by electing its last ever Chairman. Nenagh Cllr Ger Darcy (FG) was elected unanimously to the seat previously occupied by his late father Jim, back in 1974-75.Cllr Darcy has served on the Council for 22 years, and continues a proud family... Read More

Buckley’s closes after 40 years - family 
owned shop one of the oldest in Cashel

Tipperary Star9 months ago

Buckley’s closes after 40 years - family owned shop one of the oldest in Cashel

A landmark shop which has provided groceries to generations of families in the heart of Cashel has closed its doors after nearly 40 years of trading. Buckley’s (Spar) at the top of the Main Street has ceased trading with the loss of about four jobs. The shop first opened its doors in the early... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

ALL-IRELAND DARTS TITLE FOR CASHEL YOUTHS

Pride of place this week goes to Cashel Youths who returned from Dublin last weekend as All Ireland shield champions after Tipperary sent three teams to Dublin. All fifteen players were brilliant over three days of darts. After the group stages our B team finished in the semi final of the cup where... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

CASHEL CANNONBALL RUN IS ROARING AHEAD

The first planning meeting for this August’s Cannonball Run which will roll into town on Sunday, August 23, took place in Cashel last week. A team of a dozen people attended the meeting in Billy Foley’s of Friar Street. The weekend will be fundraiser for the LauraLynn charity, Ireland’s only... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Roscrea Tennis Club

The AGM of Roscrea Tennis Club was held recently. The Club’s Chairperson Richard Feeney said it was a good year for the Club and thanked its members for their contribution to its success. The incoming committee is proposing to look into the possibility of putting in place an online Court booking... Read More

24th annual golf club classic in aid of St Anne’s

Tipperary Star10 months ago

24th annual golf club classic in aid of St Anne’s

The 24th Annual St. Anne’s Golf Classic will take place on Saturday, June 29th at Roscrea Golf Club. The time sheet is now open and bookings can be made by contacting 087 2037700. The cost of Team Sponsorship is J120 for a team of four people. Since the Golf Classic commenced, it has become a major... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Religion and Volunteering

Diocesan Pilgrimage: Buses Fares will be J15 with children priced at J7. Details of departure times will be available near the date. Booking through the usual outlets or any member of the Legion of Mary. The Centaur Challenge: The Centaur Challenge is a challenge for you and for charity and it takes... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

CASHEL TOWN SUMMER SOCCER CUP

A record number of players are expected to take part in the Cashel Town Summer Soccer Cup! Games will be held on the Community School pitch in Palmershill with age groups, u8, 10 and 12, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.Finals on Sunday, July 7.E5 per player, with a cap of E10 per family.... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

CAHIR CLUBS SET UP NEW YOUTH SOCCER TEAMS

Two soccer clubs in Cahir are hoping to have new youth teams. St Kieran’s Football Club are hoping to set up a youth team for the coming season. If 20 lads agree to play, St. Kieran’s will put a team into the youth league. Players are invited from any town or village. A Facebook page has been set up... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Burgess Thorugh to Co Championship 2nd Round

ITIS Web Only BUrgess Burgess 1-17; Carrick Davins 0-13 Burgess booked their place in the second round of the county senior hurling championship with a comfortable seven points win over Carrick Davins at Boherlahan last week.From start to finish Burgess controlled this game and their place in the... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Moyle Rovers u-14 ‘A’ girsl are county champions

Moyle Rovers are County Under 14 ‘A’ champions after a comprehensive win over Lattin Cullen last Thursday evening in New Inn. Moyle Rovers began with great intent and after a few attacks Kristy Crotty-Ryan had the ball in the net for the opening score. The same player then had a point from a free.... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Clonmel’s Aine Roche wins in Ballingarry

The Michael Cahill 5K road race took place in mild conditions after the rain had cleared off. Clonmel was well represented. David Ryan ran very well going out hard and sharing the lead with former winner and Irish international athlete, Pat Byrne of Tinryland. On the return journey pat increased the... Read More

Tipp Have Massive Task Ahead - Kelly

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipp Have Massive Task Ahead - Kelly

ITIS Web ONly Kelly CommentsTipperary hurling supremo Eoin Kelly says that The Premier County have a massive task ahead to lift themselves in advance of the All-Ireland qualifiers. Speaking at the launch of a new sponsorship announcement for the Tipperary County GAA championships, the Mullinahone... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Clean Ireland Recycling to Sponsor County Championships

Clean Ireland Recycling has come on board as title sponsors of the Tipperary GAA senior, intermediate, junior, U-21 and minor football and hurling championships for 2013. The deal was effective from last weekend’s games and will see the multi-award winning company sponsor adult championships in both... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Fundraising evening for Hillwalkers

Sed maios reperum eossincto vel et aut la eturi conseris nusapelest aut et faccab id ea nimi, que nos essitius dolo dernatquas ererem faccus as el eumque ipsus. Nam dolecae preptis voloresti rem exceria eos et animusd andam, que eseque am volectiore ex eatestis aut quam velique cusandae laboribus... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Reforms ‘undemocratic’

New boundary changes will be “disastrous” for Cashel, according to Cllr Tom Wood. “With the abolition of Cashel Town Council and the amalgamation of a significantly weakened Cashel electoral area with the present Tipperary town, Cashel is the big loser and could even end up with no representation on... Read More

This is Glengoole’s Alex’s Story

Tipperary Star10 months ago

This is Glengoole’s Alex’s Story

Alex, a two year old boy, was born twelve weeks premature. He lives in the village of Glengoole with his parents, two older sisters and two brothers. This is his story, to date, as told by his mother Maggie Butler. ‘When we eventually brought Alex home from hospital , after seventy days, we were... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Sign up now for GAA youth camp

Register for Tipperary’s very own GAA/GPA Elverys Youth Camp! The Gaelic Athletic Association(GAA) and Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are offering boys between 13 to 15 years of age, the chance to learn the skills of Gaelic Football and Hurling from their GAA heroes, in top venues across the... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Arthritis Ireland - West Tipperary Branch

The West Tipperary branch of Arthritis Ireland will be holding the next Rheumatoid Arthritis/Osteoarthritis coffee morning on Wednesday 26th June at 11am in the Cavery Cafe in the Tipperary Shopping Centre. Meanwhile, staff at Clonmel Hospital (STGH) teamed up with National Ambulance Service... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Killenaule dethrone Mullinahone to reach final

Killenaule booked their place in this year’s South Senior Hurling final, and their first since 2010 at the expense of three-in-a-row chasing Mullinahone in what was a dour, dogged contest, played in atrocious conditions on Sunday evening last, winning 0-12 to 0-11. With the rain relentless... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Clonoulty through to eighth successive senior final

Clonoulty Rossmore battled their way past Cappawhite 3-16 to 3-6 to qualify for their eighth consecutive west senior hurling final as a result of their victory in the Tipperary Co-Op SuperValu senior hurling championship semi-final at Cashel on Sunday last. Clonoulty played against a strong wind,... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Big win for Aravale Rovers

Arravale Rovers defeated Aherlow Gaels by 3-14 to 0-7 in the AIB West junior football championship at Bansha on Tuesday of last week. The score at half-time was 0-7 to 0-3 in favour of Arravale.The game was a close enough encounter until midway through the second half, when Arravale’s superior side... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Eire Og through to West Tipperary senior hurling final

Eire Óg made heavy weather defeating Kickhams 0-17 to 0-13 in the Tipperary Co-Op SuperValu senior hurling championship semi-final at Cappawhite on Saturday evening. They were favourites going into the game but had to line out without a number of players and their challenge suffered accordingly.... Read More

Young gun Sean Doyle is aiming to impress at Kirkistown

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Young gun Sean Doyle is aiming to impress at Kirkistown

NEXT weekend at the 60th Anniversary Kirkistown race meeting one of the main attractions will be a double header for the Northern Ireland Formula Ford Championship and one nineteen year old driver will be aiming for a podium spot. Sean Doyle was recently selected as the first Dunlop Young Racing... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Kelly welcomes increased rent supplement

Alan Kelly TD, Minister For Public & Commuter Transport has welcomed the increase in the revised Maximum Limits for Rent Supplement for people in North Tipperary announced by Minister Joan Burton. Minister Kelly said “I am delighted with the increases as I raised this issue with Minister Burton on a... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

McGrath challenges Taoiseach to reverse decision

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has challenged the Taoiseach to reverse his heavily criticised decision to refuse a free vote to members of the Government parties in respect of the proposed Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013. “What the Taoiseach is doing here in respect of the Protection of... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

West Tipp Bord na n-Og

See all the news here from West Tipperary juvenile GAA In the U14A and U14C Football County Finals played in Dundrum on Saturday last there was no joy for our West champions as both Galtee Rvs and Sologhead despite giving their best had to settle for the runners up spot to their South Tipp opponents.... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

County Tipperary bord na n-Og

See all the news from Bord na n-Og in Tipp Dundrum was the venue under very hot conditions on Saturday last for the staging of the County U 14 Football finals.The original schedule for the A, B & C finals to be brought to a conclusion came unstuck due to unforeseen circumstances concerning the... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Living with Christ who lives in me

Making a Difference According to Saint Paul in his letter to the Galatians, human beings are made righteous not by “obedience to the Law, but faith in Jesus Christ”. Christians believe that being made righteous implies being judged to be good in the sight of God. But why, we may ask, do we need to... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Mobility allowance recipients “stranded” by Govt inaction - says McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his deep sense of frustration at the lack of Government action aimed at replacing the Mobility Allowance Scheme. The Scheme was targeted for abolition by the Minister for Health and Minister of State Kathleen Lynch in February due to apparent... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Anyone for tennis in Tipperary town?

Registration for this year’s Park’s Tennis programme in Tipperary town took place last Saturday at the Canon Hayes Recreation Centre. However, there is room for some more children aged between 7 and 16 years to enjoy this fun tennis event.If you would like your child to try tennis for the first time... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Great win for Cashel camogie under 14s

Cashel U14s travelled to the Ragg on Tuesday, May 28, to take on Clonoulty in the County Final. Almost from the throw-in Clonoulty broke up the field to record the opening score, a goal after two minutes. From the puck out Cashel then took complete control of the game and scored a goal and three... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Kelly announces extra E2.7m for Tipp roads

North and South to benefit from allocations An additional €2.7m for local road repairs has been announced by Junior Minister for Public Transport Alan Kelly. The funding will increase Tipperary’s roads restoration grant by almost a third for this year.The funding comes from the additional €50m... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Slievenamon Golf News

Rowan Returns Best Score in June Monthly Medal The juniors again came to the fore for the June Monthly Medal last weekend with young Rowan O’Neill (23) returning the best score with a 60 nett but of course as a junior he was not entitled to win a major competition. Juniors filled three out of the... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Tipp are Still Alive Insists O’Shea

Manager Gives his reaction to Sunday’s defeat “Tipp are still alive” insisted manager Eamon O’Shea when he was pressed to explain how his team had been blown out of the Munster championship by an underrated Limerick team who had shown a tremendous hunger and desire to succeed in front of their own... Read More

Big Match Analysis

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Big Match Analysis

Need to Get Back to Basics is Glaringly Obvious Make no mistake about it– Sunday’s defeat at the hands of Limerick in the Munster senior hurling semi-final is a big set back to The Premier County. It now means that Tipperary have lost competitive games to all hurling counties in Munster in 2013.... Read More

MSHC  Limerick’s Hunger Scuppers Tame Tipperary Challenge

Tipperary Star10 months ago

MSHC Limerick’s Hunger Scuppers Tame Tipperary Challenge

Limerick 1-18 Tipperary 1-15 Limerick supporters celebrated wildly in the equatorial-like climes of Pairc na nGael on Sunday afternoon last as Tipperary’s senior hurlers found the home teams intensity and hunger to succeed, too hot to handle in the Munster semi-final.Division 1 B they may be, but... Read More

Champion cyclist Sean Kelly launches South Tipp Cycling Club

The Nationalist10 months ago

Champion cyclist Sean Kelly launches South Tipp Cycling Club

The past, present and future of cycling in South Tipperary all came together in Clogheen to launch a new club for those who love the sport of cycling. On Friday night, May 31, South Tipperary Cycling Club launched their club in the picturesque surroundings of The Hermitage, Clogheen.Former world... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Summer Tennis Cup at Larkspur

The interfirms tournament in Castleview saw two teams from Larkspur reaching finals. Benny Dudley, Michael McDonald (sub for Joe Ahern), Ursula Ryan and Eileen Halley won the Grade 3+ plate and Katy Anchell, Margo Fogarty, Camillus Crooke and Paul Ryan were runners up in the Grade 5 plate. The... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Roscrea Tennis Club - Annual Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Roscrea Tennis Club was held recently. The Clubs Chairperson Richard Feeney said it was a good year for the Club and thanked the committee and its members for their contribution to its success. Our incoming committee is proposing to look into the possibility of putting... Read More

Bennett stage wins were Ras highlights

The Nationalist10 months ago

Bennett stage wins were Ras highlights

It wasn’t long ago that the peloton worked their way through the roads of County Tipperary en route to the second stage finish of the An Post Rás and race organiser Tony Campbell has delivered a message of “thanks” to the overwhelming support that the riders received along the route and in Nenagh.... Read More

The Nationalist10 months ago

Busy time for Clonmel AC runners

Last Friday night in glorious sunshine the Deadman’s 5 Mile Road race took place in Carrick on Suir. David Ryan ran very well when finishing 3rd Senior man in 26 mins 56 secs. Vasiliy Neumerzhitskiy ran very well to win the over 45 award when 17th overall in 30:07. Angela McCann showed no ill... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Results from Co. Tipperary Golf & Country Club

The results of the Scratch Cup are: Junior: 1st M. O’Grady (6) 79 pts 2nd M. Ryan (5) 79 pts 3rd A. McNamara (6) 81 pts Best Net: D. Lee (9) 72 pts Intermediate:1st E. Burke (13) 80 gross2nd T. O’Brien (16) 82 pts3rd D. O’Donnell (13) 82 ptsBest Net: B. Dunne 70 ptsMinor:1st J. Crosse (20) 95 pts2nd... Read More

Tipperary Star10 months ago

Cahir Park Ladies results and fixtures

Monday night mixed - 27th May We had another great turn out for the mixed. Again the warm weather certainly helps. Well done to the winning team of Gerry Walsh, Kitty O’Sullivan & Julie Connolly. Back every Monday evening from 5pm onwards. All welcome June Bank Holiday Weekend 1st to 3rd... Read More