St Patrick’s Day Parades in Tipperary

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Thurles The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday the 16th of March 2014 and will leave from Abbey Road at 2.45 pm sharp. The parade is organised by a sub-committee of Thurles Town Council, who are the main sponsors. Willing participants are invited to be involved by either […]

Brennan Brothers celebrated in Song by Corrigan Brothers

Corrigan Brothers the Limerick Band who topped charts all over the world with their  international hit “There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama”  as well as performing for the President are celebrating Ireland’s hospitality legends “The Brennan Brothers”. Lead Singer Bran Corrigan said “we love John and Francis and think think positive attitude and […]

Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club notes Feb 17th 2014‏

The club would like to congratulate their members, Tom Shaw and Stephen Smyth who recently passed their Moniteur 1 papers in their quest to become SCUBA diving instructors and wish them every success with the rest of the course.  It’s now less than a fortnight until Dive Ireland International 2014 in association with C.F.T (Irish Underwater Council) […]

Tourism boost for North Tipperary

North Tipperary has lagged behind its neighbours Clare and Limerick in terms of tourism visitor numbers but the county is poised for significant tourism growth with the news that the Lár na Páirce GAA museum in Thurles is currently undergoing a major refurbishment. Over €50,000 is being invested in the museum which originally opened in […]

Viral Video Honeymooners Visited Cashel

~ Tourism Ireland invites Canadian couple behind viral video to Ireland ~   The Canadian couple who created a viral video hit during their recent honeymoon in Ireland included Tipperary on their itinerary during their 2½ weeks here. Their video – which has been seen online by about 150,000 people around the world – includes images […]

You’d never know who you could meet on Upperchurch Hill Walking Trails!

Take a walk in the scenic trails around Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary, Ireland – a walkers paradise. There are three Bord Failte approved loop walks (ranging from 6-10kms) which cover some of the most wonderful undulating hills and forests that Ireland has to offer. The trails are nestled into the beautiful Slieve Felim Mountains in North […]

Nenagh Castle opened to the public from today Tuesday 11th June, 2013

Nenagh Castle will be opened to the public from Tuesday 11th June, 2013. The following are the opening times:-  Tuesday – Saturday 10.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.30 (last admission 15.45)  Admission Free. The Castle is a medieval building and has a stone spiral stairs to the top.  There are 101 steps in all […]

Increased Tourism Leading to Jobs Growth – Prendergast

Labour MEP for Ireland South Phil Prendergast has described new figures showing growth in tourism and related jobs as very encouraging. The Central Statistic Office (CSO) quarterly figures for December 2011 – February 2012 show tourism growth of 2.7 per cent compared to the same period last year. Ms Prendergast said: “These figures are very […]

New Walking Guide to Tipperary and Waterford

John G. O’Dwyer has rambled the mountains and moorlands of Tipperary and Waterford for many years and  he has now put this huge experience to good use  in his new guide  book to Walking in  Tipperary and Waterford which is being published by the Collins Press.  The book is a  comprehensive guide to the best, […]

Irish Tourism to Target Brazil and Russia

Tourism Ireland announces new strategy to attract more high-spending BRIC visitors Tourism Ireland has announced a new strategy to attract more high-spending visitors from the emerging tourism markets of Brazil and Russia. The organisation will target potential holidaymakers in these markets by working closely with airlines and tour operators to increase exposure and demand for holidays […]

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