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 Also visit

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 […]

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