Aglish Old School – Official Re-Opening 3/8/2013

As part of the Aglish Stepping Stones Feile & The Gathering 2013, the committee of Aglish Old School organised the official re-opening of the Old School.  We made contact with as many past pupils as possible and were delighted with the number of people who turned up to celebrate the event with us. Many people […]

A Gathering of Operation Shamrock Families

Families of the children brought to Ireland in 1946 from Germany, France and Austria, as part of a Red Cross initiative which became known as “Operation Shamrock”, are invited to attend a day of celebration and remembrance as part of the Gathering 2013.  The event is being hosted by Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, […]

The International Ryan Gathering 2013 Thurles (23rd-25th August 2013)

1000’s of Ryans will descend on Thurles in the coming weeks to celebrate everything “Ryan”. As the tenth most popular surname in Ireland there are estimated to be 40,000 who have the surname  and probably an “individual”nickname to go with it. Jane Ryan, the organiser , has put the call out far and wide to […]

Kellys from around the world to ‘Gather’ in Tipperary next May

The Kelly Clan is to hold its next gathering on 17-19 May 2013 at Dundrum House Hotel, close to the historic town of Cashel in Co.Tipperary.  The planned gathering will have a special appeal for Kellys throughout Ireland and indeed the extended Kelly diaspora overseas.   The gathering will include historical lectures, tours around the area, informal workshops and a […]

Morris congratulates Tipperary Organisations on their outstanding efforts in promoting the Gathering

  With 64 confirmed Gathering events in Tipperary in 2013 the organisations in the County have performed extremely well and have surpassed many bigger counties. Of course my home town of Nenagh has been to the fore of promoting tourism through sports over the last few year thanks to my Sports Tourism Grants which were […]

Lower Ormond Gathering Launch

Aglish Residents Development Committee extends a warm invite to all that have connections to the Aglish & Lower Ormond Area, to come to Aglish Village Hall on Sunday 9th December at 3pm, where they will give a full outline of what they have planned for their “Stepping Stones Feile” which will take place on 3rd & 4th August 2013. […]

Top American Travel Agents Check Out Co Tipperary

A group of top travel agents from across the US visited Co Tipperary earlier this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with American Airlines and Aer Lingus.   The agents – all representatives of top-producing American travel companies like Ensemble, Virtuoso, Signature Vacations and American Express – were here on a fact-finding trip to […]

Plans Underway for North Tipperary Gatherings as part of The Gathering Ireland 2013

Over 150 people attended at Gathering meeting held in the Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh in July to generate ideas and plans to bring Gatherings to North Tipperary in 2013. The Gathering, an initiative launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar TD, aims to be the biggest tourism event held in Ireland, […]

Corrigan Brothers release a new single to celebrate last Friday’s announcement of “The Gathering 2013”

Corrigan Brothers release a new single to celebrate last Friday’s announcement of “The Gathering 2013”- the band whose worldwide hit “There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama” saw them reach seven million you tube hits and chart in over twenty countries-and who President Obama famously mentioned in his Dublin speech saying “If you believe […]