Author Linda Allen Talks About Her Book At Cloughjordan Sheelagh na Gig Bookshop

‘See you in two minutes, Ma!’ were the last words 15-year-old Darragh Sherry spoke to his mother, Linda, on the day before he took his own life. In this heartbreaking but ultimately uplifting book based on her journals, Linda takes us from shock and disbelief, through anguish and despair, to a tentative recovery as she […]

Letter Writing Marathon to be held in Cloughjordan

Cloughjordan Amnesty International Group will be holding the annual Write For Rights letter writing marathon in Sheelagh na Gig bookshop, Main Street, Cloughjordan on Friday 11th December from 6pm to 8pm. Everyone is welcome to come along.  

Entrepreneur Niall Harbison Helps Tipperary Businesses Get Sh*t Done

The Cloughjordan area of Tipperary is home to a number of innovative start-up businesses that are slowly building a profile. Niall Harbison — chef, social media entrepreneur, author and innovator — will visit Cloughjordan in October to discover what’s happening in this hidden gem of Ireland. His visit will culminate in an open forum and […]

Canadian Woman Finds Her Roots in Tipperary: Book Launch Sunday 6 July

Sheelagh na Gig bookshop invites everyone to attend the launch of Going Home: Tipperary Roots by Canadian Judith A Colbert on Sunday, 5 July at 8pm in the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre in Cloughjordan.   In Canada, settlers from Tipperary played a major role in the formation of London Township in southwesternOntario. As a descendant of a Tipperary family, Judith A. Colbert set out to learn more […]

Free Wizard of Oz film Showing in Cloughjordan along with a treasure hunt!

One of the most-loved and iconic Hollywood musicals is coming to Cloughjordan in July, along with a treasure hunt with great prizes! And it’s all free. Cloughjordan Cineclub and Sheelagh na Gig bookshop are presenting The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, 5 July at 7pm in the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre, Cloughjordan. Tickets for this event are free but must be collected […]

Coffee evening for Africa Aware in Cloughjordan

The “Warm Heart of Africa” is an apt name for Malawi.This heart beats with the amazing resilience of people hit with all sorts of tragedies – poverty, disease and AIDS – and yet the place remains a place of laughter. This laughter is everywhere and it comes to you from across the plains and through […]

Antonia O’Keeffee Art Exhibition Launch in Cloughjordan

The public launch of the Sheelagh na Gig winter art exhibition takes place Tuesday, 4 December at 7pm in Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in Cloughjordan. All are welcome. This solo exhibition features the work of Cloughjordan-based artist Antonia O’Keeffe. A 2006 graduate of Crawford College of Art in Cork, Antonia O’Keeffe currently makes small paper-based […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge storytime at Sheelagh na Gig bookshop

To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge, Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in Cloughjordan invites you to story time on Sunday, 11 March at 3.30pm. Ruth Ní Chumhaill Maguire will be reading from the colourful storybooks published by Spiddal-based Futa Fata, including Binjí Madra ar Strae, which the Examiner described as ‘simply and wittily told and beautifully illustrated’. […]

Champion Comic Entertainer Fergus Costello in Cloughjordan Festival Benefit

Fergus Costello, singer-songwriter, performance poet, storyteller, and comic entertainer all rolled into one, will perform at a benefit for the Cloughjordan Festival on Saturday, 10 December at Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in Cloughjordan. A crafter of ‘hilarious comedy monologues’ (Davin O’Dwyer, The Irish Times), Fergus Costello claims an impressive number of performance prizes. He has […]

Free Entertainment at Cloughjordan Culture Night Friday 23 September

This Friday, 23 September, people all around Ireland will enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a free night of entertainment, discovery and adventure taking place in a record 30 towns, cities, counties and islands – including Cloughjordan. The Cloughjordan Culture Night incorporates art, music, photography, storytelling, and circus skills, with activities for children and […]