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.

Premier Sounds – Lash at D’ Glash Charity Album to be launched in January

The album Premier Sounds Vol 1 is set to be released on the 17th January 2014 and will be a compilation of original songs from just some of Tipperary’s finest singer/songwriters and will be sold to raise funds in conjunction with the Lash @ D’glash festival for two very worthy causes, The Irish Pilgrimage Trust and Pieta House. Artists that feature on the […]

Table Quiz for Vietnam Teaching Trip in the Wytch Way Inn, Bohernacrusha, Holycross

A Table Quiz will be held on Saturday next the 13th of October in the Wytch Way Inn, Bohernacrusha, Holycross at 9pm in aid of EIL Ireland. It is organised by Casey Ryan (Drombane) who is flying off to Vietnam to teach English to disabled and homeless children. EIL Intercultural Learning is an Irish not for […]

Lash @ D’Glash 3 Day Music Festival in Holycross This Easter

Music lovers are in for a treat this Easter Weekend 7th, 8th and 9th April when Lash @ D’Glash takes place in The Old Abbey Inn, Holycross. The 3 days of music are in aid of Aware Ireland and The Irish Pilgrimage Trust. The music kicks off on Saturday 7th at 5.30pm. The line up […]

Tipperary’s Businesswomen of the Year Announced

North Tipperary’s Businesswomen of the Year were announced at a dinner hosted by Network North Tipperary in Thurles on 14th June.  Ann Marie Walsh from the Tipperary Kitchen in Holycross won the Established Business category, which was sponsored by Network North Tipperary.  Louisa Condon from the Ant Team won the New & Emerging category, which […]

Kerry Charity Challenge

Photograph shows Catherine Dwan, Holycross at the head of almost 30 climbers who ascended Carrauntoohil for their  first time on the recent  Kerry Charity Challenge in aid of  visually impaired people. The climb was led by Winnie Flynn, John G O’Dwyer and Tom Lysaght. There was also excellent walking in great weather conditions on Hungry […]

County Senior Hurling League Round-Up by County PRO, Ger Ryan

Premier Division Thurles Sarsfields 1-14 Kildangan 0-20 Kildangan maintained their 100% record with a hard fought three point win over Thurles Sarsfields in the third round of the county league in Thurles on Saturday evening. Thurles started the game the brighter of the two and after ten minutes had opened up a 5 point to […]

News from Thurles Education Centre

This month saw our students visiting some of Thurles’ cultural attractions. They visited an exhibition by Tipperary based Artist, Thomas Barron, in The Source Arts Centre entitled “Coming Home”.  The exhibition comprised of large scale, expressive, abstract paintings which generated a lot of discussion from the students. They also visited a display of sculptural works […]

Tipperary Tourism: Holy Cross Abbey

The Holy Cross Abbey in Tipperary is a restored Cistercian monastery in Holycross near Thurles, situated on the River Suir.  Holy Cross Abbey and the sacred relic of the True Cross became a place of great medieval pilgrimage, and with the Reformation also a rallying-point for the dispossessed and victims of religious persecution.  As a […]

Tipperary's hope in All Ireland Talent Show

Stung by the disappointment of last years All Ireland final in Croke Park, local girl Michelle Skehan, Holycross, is hoping to lift the hearts of fellow Tipperary fans by flying the blue and gold flag in yet another All Ireland final. The competition this time, RTE 1’s All Ireland Talent show. Michelle’s bid to bring […]