Tipperary – Time To Take It All In – 5000 Years of History and Culture, One Mesmerising County

Historic landmarks, breath-taking landscapes, high octane adventures, relaxing time out, a truly authentic Irish experience awaits in Tipperary, the undiscovered gem of Ireland’s Ancient East, the true heartland of the island. This March sees the launch of a dynamic new tourism vision for County Tipperary. The initiative has been developed by Tipperary Tourism, a joint […]

Wine and Whiskey Discovery Weekend in Dingle Skellig Hotel

This November the Dingle Skellig Hotel are pleased to announce the details of their Wine and Whiskey Discovery Weekend. Taking place on November 25th 2016 this weekend promises to be a feast for the senses. Dingle is often thought of as a perfect Summer destination, but the town itself with quaint pubs and cozy restaurants […]

Goodwill on Credit, Travels in Ireland by Gerry Britt – Book Review

There are approximately 50 million Americans who claim Irish heritage. Even the current President of the US, Barack Obama has Irish ancestors. One such citizen Gerry Britt, a native of New York City, traced his roots back to Upperchurch and Drombane in Co. Tipperary. Since then he has visited Ireland on several occasions since 2007 […]

Lough Derg eagles to soar again this Summer

– 2014 trial opening period generates half a million euro for local economy   The popular White Tailed Sea Eagle Viewing & Information Point at Mountshannon Pier in Co. Clare has reopened to the public following a hugely successful pilot opening period last summer.   More than 10,000 people flocked to the shores of Lough […]

Minister launches dedicated tourism website for Lough Derg www.discoverloughderg.ie

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Mr. Alan Kelly TD today (Monday, 8 September 2014) launched a brand new website dedicated exclusively to the promotion of the Lakelands Lough Derg region. www.discoverloughderg.ie provides visitors to the region with information on places to visit, events, accommodation providers and restaurants, special offers, and land and water based […]

Tourists invited to walk in Brian Ború’s footsteps

Historic sites relating to the life and times of Brian Ború are promoted in a newly developed tourist trail marking the 1000th anniversary of the death of the last High King of Ireland.   The National Brian Ború Trail was launched this afternoon by Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, at St. […]

New tourist guide marks the 1000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru

Historical sites in County Clare relating to the life and times of Brian Ború are promoted in a newly developed guide marking the 1000th anniversary of the death of the Last High King of Ireland.   In the 10th century, Brian Ború – one of the most influential and colourful characters in Irish history – was […]

Major WW1 Exhibition Scheduled for Thurles

The Thurles WW1 (1914-1918) Memorial Wall is dedicated to some 71 known soldiers from Thurles, Co Tipperary, who so unselfishly gave of their lives in the defence of small nations. Based on research undertaken and made available by Holycross author, Mr Thomas Burnell, this Memorial Wall was erected by a TTC Fás scheme in 2000. This monument,possibly the […]

New volunteers for Upperchurch Climbing Wall

Due to the demand that Upper Limits (the first indoor climbing facility in Tipperary) is experiencing since its launch in January, the Upperchurch Drombane Development Association facility got a new group of volunteers trained in climbing wall safety. Six local climbers were trained in early November but to keep up with demand for the climbing […]

Tipperary Drama Festival in Holycross this March

The Tipperary Drama festival 2014 will take place in Holycross from the 21st until the 29th of March. For further details contact Donal M. Duggan at (086) 2575159 or (0504) 43147 or email donal@dugganvet.ie. Also visit www.tipperarydrama.ie.

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