Billy Shanahan represents Tipperary in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards

Tipperary has one representative in the Calor Community Champion 2012 awards, Billy Shanahan. The shortlist of nominees was announced this week with voting now open to the public through the Calor Facebook page. Billy was nominated for this Award as he has raised over €600,000 for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and the […]

Pedal Power Lights up the Roads of Tipperary

On the weekend of the 18th and 19th of August, hundreds of cyclists will take to their bikes in Tipperary to support the work of NCBI (the national sight loss organisation).  This will be the 17th year that NCBI’s “Trip to Tipp” will attract keen cyclists from all over Ireland to travel the roads of […]

Tipperary Man Presents Proceeds of Scottish Motorbike Challenge to Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Sinead O’Keeffe, Commercial Manager, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (IGDB), travelled to Thurles on Tuesday evening last to accept a cheque on behalf of the organisation, for €40,000. Mr Billy Shanahan, Guide Dog owner and a team organiser presented the cheque on behalf of the Scottish Motorbike Challange 2012 team. This charitable donation is […]

Blazing Bikers take to the Scottish highlands in aid of charity

The Blazing Bikers Motorcycling Club are taking to the Scottish highlands on the May Bank holiday weekend in a bid to raise funds for people who are blind or vision impaired. The Scottish challenge is the brainchild of guide dog owner, Billy Shanahan from Thurles, Co. Tipperary who organises the event each year with the […]