Tipp Tatler Issue 186 March 2012


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  1. 1. Spooners Cleaning Services TATLER • Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning • Flood & Fire Clean Up ServiceTipp • Floor Cleaning & Polishing • Window & Gutter Cleaning • Power Washing & Roof Cleaning • Mobile Car Valeting You name it, we’ll clean it! Work Guaranteed, Fully Insured and Registered All Of Tipp Covered All Areas Covered Phone Darragh for a 0505-31872 free competitive quote on 087-2273934 No. 186. Fri. 2nd March, 2012 Tel: 0504-51945 email: info@tipptatler.ie Curraghgraigue, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary. www.tipptatler.ie The Best Advertising in Tipperary “I have used the Tipp Tatler thanks to the Tipp Tatler andto advertise all of my courses all its readers”since 2009 and I can tell you Martina Finnertythat I have had at least one (Developer of THE POWERthird of my clients as a result OF KNOWING courses andof this advertising…Now practicing therapist inthat is a brilliant result, Nenagh region) SOLAR PANELS & STOVES Equestrian Shop Horse & Rider Essentials One Stop Shop 1st , 2nd, 3rd - Bedding Pony MARCH Horse & 12% Cook ed Mix - Haylage MAIN STR .50 E TEMPLEM ET Only €7MOBILE ORE - FeedSHOWROOM - TackOUTSIDE - Health Care & Supplements SOLAREGY HAVE INCREASED THEIR PRODUCT RANGE TO AVAIL OF Stockists of INCLUDE FUEL EFFICIENT STOVES GREAT INTRODUCTORY OFFERS Dengie, Top Spec, Pegus, Blue Grass ONLY THE FIRST WEEKEND IN MARCH Poultry Feed, Dog Feed, Oats, Barley, Beet Pulp, Flaked Maize& Specialised Horse Feeds 0504 58750 www.solaregy.ie Unit 2, 40 Main Street, Templemore, Co. Tipperary 0504 90402 Mill Road, Thurles www.boomerang.ie No Website? FREE Dental Health Check Get Found Online for all Adults at: Advertisers in the Tipp Tatler The Mall Dental Practice Thurles Get a FREE Listing in Ph: 0504 21418 Our Online Directory Friary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Phone 0504-51945 Today Thurles Cashel Or email: info@tipptatler.ie Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 To ensure you don’t miss out on any business www.thurlescasheldental.ie
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Joe O’Connell Motor Factors We make it easy Hollyford, Co. Tipperary Tel:062-77100/:062-77070 with excellent rates and choice Of Body Panels, Bonnets, Wings, Bumpers, Door Mirrors, Grilles, Headlamps, Radia- tors, Filters, Bulbs, Wiper Blades, Turbos, Timing Belt Kits, Wheel Bearings, Shock Ab- 0504 90402 or sorbers, Coil Springs, Clutches, Brakes, Steering, Fuel Pumps, Exhausts, C.V. Joints, 087 9042610 Brake hoses, Brake Calipers, Tow Bars, Catalytic Converters, Batteries, Tyres, Oil, Detergent, Grease www.boomerangskips.ie The One Stop Parts Shop Zetor - Vapormatic Tractor Parts Suitable for M.F., Ford, Deutz, John Deere, J.C.B Also Available Machinery Parts, Chain, Bearings, Oil Seals. boomerang Plant Spares SKIPS & RECYCLING Bucket Teeth / Pins, Rollers, Sprockets & Chain Trade Inquiries Welcome & Van Delivery Service Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you!Jokes The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us. Bill WattersonJennifers wedding day was fast ap- Her mother just smiled and replied, first one to pack up and leave has to mayor and said, "I dont know whatproaching. Of course I do, dear.....Im wearing take all the kids." youre laughing about, your wife fellNothing could dampen her excite- it to the rehearsal dinner the night three times this week."ment - not even her parents nasty BEFORE the wedding.divorce.Her mother had found the PERFECT There was an old priest who got sickdress to wear, and would be the best- of all the people in his parish who A businessman on his deathbeddressed mother-of-the-bride ever! A Navy officer was cutting through kept confessing to adultery. called his friend and said, "Bill, IA week later, Jennifer was horrified the crews quarters of his ship one One Sunday, in the pulpit, he said, want you to promise me that when Ito learn that her fathers new, young day and happened upon a sailor read- "If I hear one more person confess to die you will have my remains cre-wife had bought the exact same dress ing a magazine with his feet up on adultery, Ill quit!" mated."as her mother! the small table in front of him. Well, everyone liked him, so they "And what," his friend asked, "doJennifer asked her fathers new "Sailor! Do you put your feet up on came up with a code word. Someone you want me to do with your ashes?"young wife to exchange it, but she the furniture at home?" the officer who had committed adultery would The businessman said, "Just put themrefused. demanded. say they had "fallen". in an envelope and mail them to the"Absolutely not! I look like a million "No, sir, but we dont land airplanes This seemed to satisfy the old priest Revenue Service and write on thebucks in this dress, and Im wearing on the roof either." and things went well, until the priest envelope, Now you have every-it," she replied. died at a ripe old age. thing."Jennifer told her mother who gra- About a week after the new priestciously said, Never mind sweet- arrived. He visited the mayor of theheart. Ill get another dress. town and seemed very concerned.After all, its your special day. The priest said, "You have to do Five Germans in an Audi QuattroA few days later, they went shop- something about the sidewalks in arrive at the Italian border. The Ital-ping, and did find another gorgeous A couple had been married for 45 town. When people come into the ian Customs Officer stops them anddress for her mother. years and had raised a brood of 11 confessional, they keep talking about tells them:When they stopped for lunch, Jenni- children and were blessed with 22 having fallen." "Itsa illegala to putta 5 people in afer asked her mother, Arent you go- grandchildren. When asked the secret The mayor started to laugh, realizing Quattro."ing to return the other dress? for staying together all that time, the that no one had told the new priest "Vot do you mean its illegal?", asksYou really dont have another occa- wife replies, "Many years ago we about the code word. the German driver.sion where you could wear it." made a promise to each other: the Before the mayor could explain, the "Quattro meansa four", replies the priest shook an accusing finger at the Italian official. Diamond Dogs is North Tipperary’s newest dog grooming salon. Your prized-pooch will be pampered and preened to the highest standard by groomer Fiona Kelly, who is a full member of the Irish Pro- fessional Dog Groomers Association (IPDGA) Located in the centre of Nenagh, within a brand Rusheen, new studio, Diamond Dogs is a full head to paw Borrisoleigh, professional groom tailored to your dog’s specific Co. Tipperary breed. Services include: To book an appointment * * health check thorough brushing warm bath * * * * * * please contact: blow dry anal glands emptied * * * * * * * * eyes checked and cleaned hair cut or clip * * Phone: * * nail trim ears plucked or swabbed * * * * 087 410 6868 parasite check * * IPDGA Silver Street (adjacent to Madden’s Pub) All clips or trims are breed specific Nenagh Co/ Tipperary unless a different style is requested Est. 1995 diamonddogsnenagh@gmail.com www.timotrec.com Tel: 085 235 4235 Follow us on Facebook for special offers and discounts! info@timotrec.com Facebook.com/diamond.dogs.nenagh
  3. 3. 0504-51945 Tipp TatlerAnyone For A Swim? DENNEHY MOTORSThanks to the foresight of Thurles ribbon the officially launch the new Renault Main DealerParents & Friends of People with facilities. The new hoist and chang- Riverside Park, Dock Road, LimerickSpecial Needs, with great support ing facilities will make a huge differ-from the wider community,especially ence Fiona said.Staff at TLC are www.facebook.com/dennehymotorsUrsuline TY students, Garda Damien fully trained to use the new facilitiesCleere of Cops n Kids fame, Turtu- and can be contacted @ 0504alla golfers, and Marathon 58640.Evelyn Nevin, Secretary ofparticipants.The already fantastic fa- Thurles Parents & Friend, said thatcilities at Thurles Leisure Centre they are also glad to assist anyone(TLC) have been greatly enhanced by who wishes to avail of the fantasticthe addition of the state of the art new facilities. Callequipment to assist people with limit- Evelyn 087 9774727 or Joe 086ed mobility to now have full access 2439746.to everything that is available. Locallady Fiona Power cut theOfficial Launch of New Facilities for People with Martin Keogh & William Hughes,reduced Mobility @ TLC. TLC staff, demonstrating how theKate Ryan, OT, Hospital of Assumption, Rose new hoist will make swimming inKavanagh, Joe OHalloran, Fiona Thurles a more enjoyable experi-Power (Launched Project) Evelyn Nevin & ence in the future.Michael Walsh Model shown Megane Hatch GT Line 1.5dCi RRP€23,790. Offer available on cars registered before 29th February. Price excludes metallic paint, dealer delivery & related charges. Monthly payment based on Megane Hatch Expression 1.5dCi RRP €20,690. Trade in Booster €3,500. Relax Package:€1.048. Deposit: €2887. Term 60 payments. Total cost of credit €2,739 including dcc fee €75 and completion fee €75. Typical APR 6.9%. Service plan includes basic servicing cost over a 5 year period for full list of inclusions see www.renault.ie. Offer is made under a hire purchase agreement. Subject to lending criteria. Terms and Conditions apply, see www.renault.ie. Warning: You will not own these goods until the final payment is made. Contact our Sales Team 061-442444 Ger Carey Pat Reeves Cormac ODuinnin 086 8190768 086 2522519 086 0565806 Wrap up Reception for the Christmas in Nenagh Promotion Speakers on the Night of the Wrap up John Daly Brickfields Nenagh AFC, Reception for the Christmas in Richard Hudson Healthy Me, Town Nenagh Promotion, Mayor Virginia o Dowd, Bernard o From Left, Lelia Kelly Tipperary Neill Enable Ireland, Fiona Connolly Hospice,Councillor Hughie McGrath, Lyons of Nenagh Chamber President Joe o’Connor, KICKBOXING CLASSES NENAGH - BIRR - ROSCREA CLASSES INCLUDE • Grading • Semi-contact and Full-contact Tournaments • Bag workout including circuits Beginners to Advanced BENEFITS Students Welcome Kickboxing helps you to achieve: Nenagh Classes Times & Venues • Fitness New Beginners Class: Mon. 8.15 - 9.15pm Stearme • Strength Wednesday Nights: • Flexibility Nenagh Martial Arts Centre 8.30 - 9.30pm • Confidence Thursday Night: CBS Hall, Nenagh • Weight Loss 7 - 8pm 6-12 years 8 - 9pm teens and adults Classes with Aidan Whelan (1st Dan Black Belt) 086 3513642 or Facebook
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Pat Morris Quality Awareness Programme Course……. A Childminding Must!! Car METAL North Tipperary County Childcare will be of great support to you in the Dismantlers RECYCLING Committee are offering Childminders and those thinking of becoming a future. The course will also give you the confidence to set up and run your & Parts Think Recycling childminder a training course called own childminding business in a pro- the Quality Awareness Programme fessional manner. Please remember a The Possibilities are Endless This course will be held over five childminder is the first educator of Vehicles for Recycling Collected evenings in March and April (see the child so therefore you need all thepmorrisbreakers@hotmail.com classified ad.) and covers topics such help that you can receive. as the business side of childminding, Lots of events are organised health and safety, hygiene and an throughout the year for Childminders Annagh, Birr overview of child development and in North Tipperary to give you the Tel: 05791 39098 Mob: 086-0850263 play. Participants receive a certificate opportunity to meet other of attendance on completion of the Childminders, to up skill and to have Fax: 05791 39177 course. a coffee!! You will get to an opportunity to For further information and advice meet other Childminders/potential please contact Nóilín at 0857173186 Social Media Childminders in the area and they Management Do Something Special this Coming Year With Tipp Tatler You too can conquer Irelands highest mountains on a fully guided ascent of Carrauntoohil or Mount Brandon or enjoy easier low level trail and nature Learn how to use walks on the famous Dingle Way by joining in with the 16th annual Kerry Social Media for Business Charity Challenge which takes place in the 4* Fels Point Hotel, Tralee on April Using Blogs, YouTube 13/14/15. At this long established event there are walks to suit all fitness levels, Facebook and Twitter newcomers to wilderness walking are most welcome and the event supports the cause of visually impaired people. OR This great opportunity to make friends in high places costs just €189 which Marian Keely, Templemore and De- includes accommodation for on Friday nise Ryan, Borrisoleigh (a previous We can Manage Your and Saturday, with gala dinner and en- contestant on RTEs Operation Trans- tertainment Saturday evening. Further formation) taken on the the summit of Social Media for You Information from Michael Sutton, 17 Carrauntoohil during the 2011 Kerry Willowmere Drive, Thurles, Tel: 086– Charity Challenge. 4009989; email; Packages available to suit michaelsutton1949@gmail.com or by visiting www.midtipphillwalkers.ie All budgets. Combine with Print Ads for To Create a Powerful Marketing Campaign Art Fundraiser For Charity Climb Phone: 0504-51945 Of Kilimanjaro Local artist Edwina Knight Moylan is and shapes Or Email: info@tipptatler.ie holding an exhibition of paintings in to create Teach an Léinn, Kenyon St, Nenagh. stunning ef- Money This exhibition is being held in order fects. Her to raise money for a charity climb to work burstsIt can buy you a House, It can buy you Blood, and as your Friend I the top of the highest mountain in with colourBut not a Home. But not Life. want to take away your Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, which and vitality.It can buy you a Bed, It can buy you Sex, needless pain and suf- Edwina and her daughter Klara will All are wel-But not Sleep. But not Love. fering... climb in July this year. Edwina is an come toIt can buy you a Clock, art tutor who has been working local- come along to this charity fundraiser-But not Time. So you see, money isnt So send me all your ly for the past 18 years. Her work is which supports North Tipp HospiceIt can buy you a Book, everything. The best money and I will suffer mainly mixed media and this exhibit and Crumlins Childrens Hospital.But not Knowledge. things in life cant be for you. includes examples of ink, oil and The exhibition will run until FridayIt can buy you a bought, and often we acrylic paintings. Edwina uses vi- April 6th. All are welcome.Position, destroy ourselves try- A truer Friend than me brant and pure colours, strong formsBut not Respect. ing! you will never find.It can buy youMedicine, I tell you all this be- Cash only please! Got an event coming up?But not Health. cause I am your Friend, Email info@tipptatler.ie
  5. 5. 0504-51945 Tipp TatlerBook Review Review by Elizabeth O’Shea Declan McGrathBees, Hives, Honey! CAR SALE & SERVICINGBeekeeping for Children Ballygraigue, NenaghBy Tim RoweTim Rowe keeps bees in west Cork,where he has developed the rose hive 10 Toyota Verso 2L 7 Seater,D4D T,Spirit 28k,alloy,navy,€330 tax €19 750method, emphasising colony health 10 VW Golf 1.6 TDi 28K 5dr H/Back,grey,€160 tax...................... €16 200and increase. 09 Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTi, 7 Seater Alloys, Black..................... €13,300 09 Citroen Grand Picasso 1.6 HDi 43k, 7 seater, alloys, blue, €330 tax. €14 500Tim also teaches beekeeping to 09 Peugeot 308, 1.6 Hdi, Hatchback, €160 tax, navy €10,700adults and children, and his new 08 Mini Cooper, 1.6dsl, 3 door, €160 tax, blue, alloys........ €12 750book, Bees, Hives, Honey! Beekeep- 08 VW Golf 1.9 TDi Match 70k,alloy,silver €330 tax............ €12 500ing for Children, is a truly wonderful 08 VW Golf 1.9 TDi 80k,5dr, H/Back,black,€225 tax............ €11 300record of how to get started with bee- that shows you what you have to do 08 VW Passat 2L TDi 22k, 1480HP,alloy,blue,€330............ €13 300keeping. In fact, the book is a full- throughout the year. 08 Citroen Picasso 1.6 HDi, 67k €225 tax, silver................. €10 500 05 VW Passat 1.9 TDi,130 Brake HP, alloys, blue...................... € 5 750colour, generously illustrated, hands- 05 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDi H/Back, grey....................................... € 4 750on start-to-finish guide that will be asWhether you’re a child or an adult 05 VW Polo 1.4 TDi, 5dr, H/Back, silver....................................... € 4 800useful to adults just starting as it is to getting started with bees, we recom- 03 Ford Mondeo 2L TDCi Saloon, silver..................................... € 3 600children. mend Tim Rowe’s new book highly. 03 Renault Megane 1.5 CDi Saloon, maroon.............................. € 2 700 It’s a beautiful and invaluable re- 01 Opel Astra 1.7 Diesel, 5dr, H/Back, navy............................... € 1 300The book follows four groups of chil- source.dren, including kids as young as 7, Petrol Carsfrom absolute beginners to confident Bess, Hives, Honey! is 10% off at 08 Peugeot 308 1.4, 5dr, Hatchback, navy.......................... € 6 500beekeepers. Lovely photographs Sheelagh na Gig bookshop, Clough- 07 Opel Vectra 1.6 saloon, black......................................... € 4 500show them building hives, collecting jordan, which is open Wed-Thu 05 Nissan Almera 1.5 Hatchback, alloys, silver................... € 4 300wild swarms, managing the colonies, 10.30am-5.30pm, Fri-Sat 10am-6pm 98 Renault Scenic 1.6 5dr, blue......................................... € 750and harvesting their own honey. and Sunday 1pm-6pm. Tel: 0505 COMMERCIALSThere are tips for adults helping child 42123; email, 04 VW Transport 2.5 SWB, red.......................................... € 5 200beekeepers, plans for building hives, info@sheelaghnagig.com; follow us 96 Isuzu Trooper 3.2 LWB, navy.......................................... € 1 900a glossary, and a very handy chart on Twitter @sheelaghnagig; or see us on Facebook. All NCT & DOE Tested Tel: 087-245 3077Celebrity Chef Come Dine with Me. www.declanmcgrathmotors.comA unique fundraiser is being held to Bobby Reidys, Newtown on 31stdevelop an all weather field at March with Breda OGrady at O’ConnorsBallymackey FC. It is called Celeb-rity Chef Come Dine with Me. The Tickets are selling fast and some ven- PRECIOUS YEARS Shopping Centre, Nenaghvenues are as follows, including the ues are almost sold out already so if ‘The Nursery Specialists’‘Celebrity Chefs’: you want a great night out book your Tel: 067 43389Andys Bar, Nenagh on 23rd March tickets now which are very reasona-with Una Bergin bly priced at €20 for a 3 course mealTipp Inn, Toomevara on 24th March and a night of music and craic.with James Connolly The sittings are at 8pm. TicketsSilvermine Bar, Nenagh on 30th are available from any of the chefs orMarch with Johnny Cavanagh committee members or callHibernian Inn, Nenagh on 30th Brendan Spillane on 087-6449837.March with Kenneth McDonnell All are welcome. • 3 in I Travel Systems starting at €299 ( buggy+pram+carseat) • Moses Baskets from €39.95 • Cot and Mattress deals from €129 • New up and down High Chair from €79 • Changing Units from €69.00 • Timber Playpens from €99.00 New Strollers and Twin Strollers now in stock at Fabulous Prices Up to €30 off Maxi Cosi Carseats New Spring & Summer Baby wear & Baby Gift Sets Now in stock Great selection of Christening Wear in Stock Bernie ODowd from Thurles receiving an Award for volunteer of the year and now Stocking Boys Suits for Communion Wear 2011 from Deirdre Murphy Development Officer Munster Camogie Council
  6. 6. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieNenagh Shopping CentreMartyrs RoadNenagh, Co. Tipperary Tipperary GAA ScenePh: 067-34942 By Ger Ryan PROsomethingelse08@hotmail.com SAllianz Leagues will be played at UCC’s GAA Discount Furniture & Gym Equiment grounds at the Mardyke, Cork. In the first semi-final on Friday, March 2 at Gifts, Crafts, Garden Plants Tipperary were defeated by Kilkenny 1.30pm Cork IT will play Limerick by 2-17 to 0-15 in their opening Alli- IT and in the second semi-final at New Stock Just Arrived anz Hurling League Division 1 game 3pm hosts, UCC will take on UL. We on Sunday last at Nowlan Park. Their wish all the Tipperary players in- next game will be on Sunday March volved every success for the week- 11 against Galway at Semple Stadi- end. Paddy Stapleton (Borris-Ileigh) LIGER PRINT um at 2.30pm. The Tipperary v Cav- an Division 3 football league game will precede that game at 12.45pm. is captain of the UL team and John O’Keeffe (Clonoulty Rossmore) is captain of LIT. Other current Tipp & DESIGN LTD Tipp’s next football league game will be against Wexford at Wexford Park Senior Hurling panellists playing at the weekend will be Padraic Maher next Sunday, March 4 at 2.30pm. (UL) and Shane Bourke (UCC).15% OFF BUSINESS STATIONERY Waterford Crystal Cup Final Scór SinsearPresent this advert at our office in • MEMORIAL CARDS Tipperary will play Clare in the final The following qualified for theLisboney, Nenagh. Tel: 067 33451E: info@liger.ie offer ends 1st March 2012 • GENERAL PRINTING COMPETITIVE PRICES of the Waterford Crystal Cup at Sixmilebridge on Sunday next, County final in Clonmore this Satur- day March 3 at 8pm from the two March 4 at 1pm. The game will be semi-finals on Saturday February 25 refereed by Colm Lyons of Cork. in Borrisoleigh and Littleton. 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Their most recent meeting in a Waterford Crystal Cup final was in 2009 when Clare won by 1-12 to 1-7 at Ogonnel- carkey/ Borris, Moyne/Templetuohy. Rince Seit: Borris-Ileigh, Newport, Moycarkey/Borris, J.K. Brackens. The Munster semi-final is in Tallow FRE E Measure& Quote Showroom Open loe. The Tipp lineout that day was B on Saturday March 10 and the Tue to Sat, 9pm-6pm Cummins; C OBrien, D Fanning, P Munster final is in Templemore on Swag Street Crinkle Curran; B Dunne, C OMahony, D Saturday March 31. Birr Fitzgerald; J Woodlock, S Hennessy (0-3, 0-1 free); P Kerwick, H Maloney (0-2), L Corbett; N Mc- Munster Coaching Conference Grath (0-1), P Maher (1-0), P Kelly. The Munster Coaching Conference at Subs: J OBrien (0-1) for Corbett Mallow GAA Complex on Saturday (36), S Maher for Hennessy (49), W March 10 from 9.30am to 2.30 pm Ryan for Kerwick (49), P Bourke for will give coaches, managers, men- Maloney (54). tors, teachers and volunteers the op- portunity to see and hear at first hand Find us on Dr. Harty cup final “best practice methods” in relation to a host of very relevant and varied Commiserations to Nenagh CBS on topics in the development of Gaelic Before you buy a gate their defeat by 2-14 to 1-10 in the Dr. Games today and in the future. The visitSTANDISH SAWMILLSManufacturers of Fencing & Gates Advertise Harty Cup Munster Colleges Senior Hurling final against Colaisti na nDe- cost is €30 per coach which includes lunch and a coaching pack. The con- ise on Sunday last at Leahy Park, ference provides an ideal opportunity Online Cashel. for the association to showcase the work that is currently being undertak- en in the areas of Coaching and To find out about Fitzgibbon Cup Games Development. More impor- advertising on our tantly, it will enable coaches andBest Value Supplier in Ireland Website www.TippTatler.ie mentors to network and, at that the Tom Standish 087 2642032 Phone: 0504-51945 The Fitzgibbon Cup Universities sen- same time, meet a number of our 057-9131074 or email: info@tipptatler.ie ior hurling semi-finals and final will email: tomstandish@eircom.net outstanding coaches. Gaelic Games web: www.standishsawmills.ie be played this weekend. The games have grown and evolved quite a lot in
  7. 7. 0504-51945 Tipp Tatler Tipperary GAA Scene (Continued)recent times. Young people today dents accompanied by 5 teachers willdemand coaches to challenge them to travel to Zambia for a 2 week Immer-reach their full potential. Player de- sion working in the 10 schools. Threevelopment now requires the under- of the teachers involved hail fromstanding and recognition of the Tipperary; Principal Tom Clarke Contact:physical and psychology demands on from Clonmore, Pat Downey from Maurice: 086-0537193young people as well as the ability to Boherlahan/Dualla and Paul Alan: 087-9770178improve the technical ability and tac- O’Donoghue from Cashel. The funds Visit www.munstersolarpanels.comtical awareness of players. Among raised will be invested in providingthe team of highly regarded speakers Water, Sanitation and Hygiene hencewill be Paudie Butler and Dr. Liam the acronym ‘WaSH’. Zambia is oneHennessy. Registration forms are of Africa’s poorest nations and basicavailable on the Munster GAA web- facilities are often non-existant. Toi- www.willyoumarryme.iesite at let facilities in the 10 schools arewww.munster.gaa.ie/coaching- extremely basic and in many cases Where dreams come true2/coaching-conference-2012/. Clos- are just open’ pit latrines’. Formering date for registration is Monday, Principal of both Kilkenny C.B.S andMarch 5 and completed forms should Thurles C.B.S. and avid hurling sup- • Wedding Supplierbe posted to Munster Coaching Con- porter , Bro. Michael O’Donoghue isference, Aras Mumhan, Cnoc na the driving force behind this project DirectoryGrudan, An Reabog, Luimneach. which strives to provide adequate • Articles & Resources water, sanitation and hygiene ameni- to help plan your ties in these centres of education ca-Good Luck To Drom And Inch tering for over 10,000 students. The WeddingCamogie Zambia Immersion Committee Good luck to the Drom and Inch would like to thank both Under 21senior camogie team for the All Ire- Managers, Richie Mulrooney and Special Offer for Wedding Suppliers:land club final against Oulart the Ken Hogan for their unstinting sup- List your business for only €120 per yearBallagh of Wexford which will be port in agreeing to this fixture andplayed at Croke Park on Sunday also to St. Patrick’s Ballyragget fornext, March 4 at 2.30pm. providing their pitch on the night. Admission to the game is 5 euro and all proceeds go towards the financing Heating For The FutureReferee Takes On Cycling Chal- of this worthwhile project. Why notlenge come along and enjoy what should be an interesting and informative • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps North Tipp referee, Martin O’Shea game of hurling between two age-old • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control systemis taking on the gruelling cycle chal- rivals whilst making a contribution to • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boilerlenge of Mizen to Malin and Malin to the lives of thousands of young Zam-Dublin, starting on the June 9 and • Water Pumps & Softeners bians who are infinitely worse off Thomas Mahercovering 600 miles over 7days in aid than we are despite the recession we Tel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310of Irish Autism Action. Anyone find ourselves in? Your support Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.netwishing to sponsor Martin for this would be greatly appreciated.worthy cause can contact him at 0860561370 or mooshea60@eircom.net.We wish Martin the best of luck for Doon CBS Munster C Footballhis cycle challenge. Champions 0505-43014 Templemore, Co Tipperary 086-0288453 • 08 Ford Mondeo Petrol • 00 VW Passat Petrol On Saturday last at Bruff, Doon • 06 Peugot 307 Petrol • 00 Audi A4 DieselHurling Challenge For Zambia CBS won the Corn an Runaí Munster damaged/repairable Cat C • 00 Nissan Primera Petrol Football title defeating Patrician • 02 Ford Focus Petrol • 00 Opel Astra PetrolThe Under 21 hurlers of Kilkenny Academy Mallow on a scoreline of damaged/repairable Cat C • 99 Nissan Almera Petroland Tipperary will lock horns in a 3-8 to 1-12. Doon’s path to the final • 01 Ford Mondeo Zetec Petrol • 98 Honda Civic Petrol“Hurling Challenge for Zambia” on included wins over Hospital Second- • 01 Renault Master Van Diesel • 98 Toyota Aventis PetrolWednesday March 7 next at 7.30pm ary School, St Joseph’s Spanish • 01 Nissan Primera Petrol • 97 Renault Megane Petrolunder the lights at the home of new- Point (after a replay) Nenagh CBS • 01 Nissan Almera Petrol • 96 BMW 316I Petrolly-crowned All-Ireland Junior and St Munchins College (AET). • 01 Fiat Punto PetrolChampions St. Patrick’s Ballyragget. This was a first ever Munster footballAn additional honour for the Club on title for the school and caps a greatthe night will be that, as reigning Og Annacarty played midfield. Tom please contact the County Public year after essentially the same panelCounty Under 21 Champions, one of Lynch of Cappawhite and Micheal Relations Officer Ger Ryan at 086- won the Munster B Hurling the pre-their own players will Captain the Hassett of Moycarkey-Borris formed 8149146 or via e-mail at vious weekend. They now play theKilkenny Under 21s this year. This the team management pro.tipperary@gaa.ie on or before 3: Ulster champions in the All-Irelandmatch is another of the on-going fun- 0pm on Monday. Visit the Tipperary Semi Final. There was significantdraising efforts in Kilkenny CBS as GAA web site at Tipperary involvement. Cap-part of the Zambia Immersion Tipperary GAA Scene http://tipperary.gaa.ie to keep up to pawhites Russell Quirke was the starProject. The CBS has adopted what performer scoring 3-1 in the final. Information concerning all areas in date with all the latest news inis known as the ‘WaSH’ Programme Others from Cappawhite included the GAA will appear in this section Tipperary GAA circles.for 10 Zambian Schools run by the Sean Ryan (full back) and panellist in the future. If you wish to includeChristian Brothers. Eleven CBS stu- Kevin Stapleton. Tom Fox of Eire any item of interest in future articles,
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieLetters 10th Kelly Clan Gathering toRef: Nenagh Silent Film Festival Nenagh community can be proud of Take place in Tipperary hosting.Sir: The next monthly public meeting is It might seem a long way to go, but Australia’s “famous son”, Ned Kelly, to be held on Friday 9th March at the Tipperary is the venue for the 10th and also taking in various places ofThe committee of the Nenagh Silent earlier time of 6.15pm in the Hiber- Kelly Clan Gathering. interest in the locality.Film Festival (NSFF) would like to nian Inn. The focus for this meetingsay a very big thank you to everyone will be predominantly on preparation The Gathering dates are 17-19 May Mary Kelly, one of the organiserswho supported us during our recent for our participation in the 2012 2013 and will take place at the Dun- and a spokesperson for the Associa-Street Collection Day. It was a great Nenagh Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, drum House Hotel which is situated tion, says that although the weekendsuccess and we were very happy with and also the adoption of the Nenagh amidst the beauty and splendour of will be action-packed, the atmos-the funds raised. Also, a big thank Silent Film Festival Committee Con- Ireland’s Golden Vale in the heart of phere is relaxed. “It’s a real opportu-you to the local businesses that gen- stitution. The NSFF is a community- Co. Tipperary. It is 21 years since nity for people who have a genetic,erously allowed the NSFF to collect based volunteer initiative in support the last Kelly Clan Gathering was historic and cultural link to meet andoutside their premises. Thank you to of local tourism which is based held in Tipperary which makes it a have a good time, in a great location,all the collectors and local council- around the art of silent film and all very special event, with guests ex- with the added benefit of learninglors who offered their time to support are welcome to become involved. pected not only from Ireland, but about their ancestors as well as meet-us on the day and are thoroughly be- Finally, the very best of luck to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zea- ing their living relatives.”hind this endeavour, and furthermore, silent film The Artist at the Oscars land, and the UK.the people who worked behind the this coming Sunday, and also to the Further information can be found onscenes in the organisation of stickers, two Irish short films Pentecost and During the weekend there will be a the Kelly Clan Websiteinformation leaflets, tables and buck- The Shore, Albert Nobbs, which was tour of Moyglass (Killenaule), Co www.kellyclanireland.com emailets. And last but not least a huge filmed in Ireland and to Northern Ire- Tipperary, which was the birth place clankellyinfo@gmail.com or phonethank you to our very own Charlie land actor Kenneth Branagh (Best of Red John Kelly, the father of Mary Kelly on + 353 (0)86 3296475.Chaplin who played a great part on Supporting Actor) for his role in Mythe day. Week With Marilyn.The NSFF initiative continues togrow from strength to strength and Yours Sincerely, Frances Black At The Sourcewe’d like to announce that between The Source Arts Cen- received over the years.now the actual event there will be a Michael McGee tre is delighted to host One thing is certain,number of unique events and fund- Chair NSFF a welcome return to Frances has capturedraisers which will all lead to creating the sweetest voice of the hearts of audiencesa substantial Silent Film Festival the Ireland, Frances all around the world for Black. Frances began the past 20 years, and singing with her older her singing reflects her siblings The Black inner strength and spiritAglish Old School Project – Update Family when she was 17 and is now one of that few artists can match. Ireland’s best-lovedAt the moment work has slowed a success in Aglish with the group los- and most enduring artists since the Join us for a very special evening andlittle bit – but not a lot, not as much ing a combined weight of 55 ½ late 1980s. With a string of best-sell- be enchanted by Frances’ particularactivity around the hall everyday as stone. ing albums, awards and other acco- blend of charm and wit, coupled ofour Builders – Ken Gleeson - Cur- This is a fabulous achievement, and lades behind her, she has etched a course, with that gorgeous voice.raghmore Carpentry, Plumber – according to a spokesperson from lasting impression on the music Why not make a night of it and comeStephen Brennan, Electrician – Eoin RTE, The Aglish Village People scene at home and abroad. early to enjoy a meal or bar bites atReddan & Tiler – Mike Gavin Tiger were one of the most popular groups The Source Café from 7pm? CallTiles have all finished, we are now to take part. The group will continue In 1992 she really took the music 0504 58858 to book your meal ringdown to the nitty gritty of getting scene by storm when she featured on Matt on 0504 58858 for more details. to meet every 2nd Sunday in the halleverywhere tidied, this will see the the album A Woman’s Heart, which The Source Bar will be open from after mass at 10am and meetingcommittee & lots of locals pulling up went on to become the biggest-sell- 7pm. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdaythere sleeves to get the hall in shape ing album ever in Ireland. Her first Friday 16th March 8pm Tickets €22/ evening for walking. There are plansfor our grand opening. solo album, Talk to Me, was the €20 concession to hold another “Boot Camp” in the number 1 best-selling album in Ire- For more details go to next couple of weeks. Keep an eyeOur latest project to bring a bit of land for 10 weeks, and The Essential www.thesourceartscentre.ie or ring on our Facebook Page AGLISHexcitement to the village is ….. we Frances Black Collection, went plati- The Source Box Office at 0504 OLD SCHOOL PROJECT we willhave a picture entered onto the O2 num within three weeks of release. 90204 post when events are taking place.website, to try & get the Irish Rugby Feel free to contact 086.0313786 forteam down to record there next TV The extent of Frances’ popularity more info.advert for O2. Obviously this means and talent has been reflected in allwe need votes – you only have to the awards and accolades that she hasfollow the simple steps.Log onto www.o2.ie/rugbyClick on View AllGo to Page 3 & Vote for the Aglish Club PROs emailOld School Project Photo. & telleveryone you know to do the same your club notes, photos,thing, Voting closes on 25th March &you should be able to vote everyday. events etc. To info@tipptatler.ieThis all came about from the groupdoing Operation Transformationwhich has turned out to be a huge
  9. 9. We answer some of the questions you might have about the Household Tax Q: How much is the household tax? €100 Q: How much would a property and water tax be? Q: Can a fine be deducted from my wages or social welfare? Probably more than €1000 a year. Not unless the government changes the law. And only then if the local authority Who has to register/pay? takes you to court and the court finds Q: Every homeowner in the state Q: Can I be charged extra if I dont against you.(1.8m) is being asked to register. Every pay?homeowner is being asked to pay except Yes. There is a 10% late charge for thesome groups such as council tenants first 6 months, a 20% late charge for the(including shared ownership), people livingin named ghost estates, those entitled to second six months and a 30% late charge after that. There is also an extra 1% Q: Can this be stopped? Yes. If a huge number of peoplemortgage interest supplement and owners charge for each month. That means a refuse to register, the government will beof commercial property. penalty of €42 in a year. unable to bring everyone to court. This campaign will appeal to trade unionists to boycott all work aimed at penalising non- When is the deadline for payers. There will be an almighty political Q: registration? March 31 2012 Q: Can I be fined for non- storm if the government start cases against registration? ordinary workers protesting against an un- Yes. But this is not an automatic fine. The just tax used to fund an unjust bailout. The Will this money be used to local authority would have to take you to Campaign also intends to establish a legal Q: improve local services? court and the court would have to find defense fund from some of the €5 mem-No. Local authority budgets have been against you. You could receive a "Class bership fees paid by those who join theslashed to pay for the bailout and this tax C" fine of up to a maximum €2500. campaign.will not even cover all these cuts. Has a government ever been Q: Why does the government want you to register? Q: beaten on an issue like this? Yes. Thatchers poll tax was defeated inIt wants the information you give them Britain. "People Power" beat water charg-when registering to build up a database. es here in the 1990s.They would not be able to introduce prop-erty tax (2013) and water tax (2014) with-out this. Q: What can I do to support the campaign? Dont register. Dont pay. Contact us. Isnt a a property tax Take a window poster, car sticker, leaflets. Q: progressive? Come to your local meeting. Get yourThere is nothing "progressive" about tax- friends, neighbours, workmates involved.ing the homes of ordinary people. The Spread the word. Join the Campaign bymansions of the super-wealthy should be paying the €5 membership fee to helptaxed but this can be done instead via a fund Campaign materials and the legalwealth and assets tax. defense fund. For additional information see the longer FAQ on the Campaign website www.nohouseholdtax.org Campaign Hotline 1890 989800 CAMPAIGN AGAINST HOUSEHOLD AND WATER TAXES
  10. 10. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Tipperary Schools through to National Finals of Primary Science Advertising Sales Agents Competition Required in all areasThe South East Regional Finals of theEricsson Primary Science Competi- Please apply to:tion took place last week and winners HR Dept., Tipp Tatler, Curraghgraigue, Borrisoleighfrom Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny,Carlow and Tipperary now going Co. Tipperary or email: info@tipptatler.iethrough to the National Final whichtake place in Athlone on March 15th. Nenagh Choral Society’sThe Ericsson Primary Science Com-petition is a fun science competition Beauty and the Beastthat encourages primary students to Cahir Boys NS, Cahir, 1st Prize Win-explore science through class projects ners Middle Category Nenagh Choral Society’s production So why not step into the enchantedand presentations. The competition of Disney Beauty and the Beast world of Broadway’s modern clas-attracted a range of projects repre- opens March 24th – 31st at the CBS sic! Based on the Academy-Awardsenting almost 6000 students nation- Hall with shows nightly at 8pm ex- winning animated feature, the stageally this year and South Eastern cept Sunday 25th show at 4pm. version of Disney’s BEAUTY ANDRegional Final was held in Carlow THE BEAST includes all of thelast week. There was certainly no As rehearsal continue for Nenagh wonderful songs written by Alanshortage of excitement in this region- Choral Society’s production of Dis- Menken and the late Howard Ash-al final. From biology to energy, stu- ney Beauty and the Beast which man along with new songs by Mr.dent teams presented their projects to opens March 24th – 31st at the CBS Menken and Tim Rice. You will bejudges with infectious enthusiasm Hall the society is pleased to an- transported to the heart of provincialand curiosity. Knockavilla NS, Dundrum, 2nd Prize nounce that in conjunction with life in a lovely French town. When Winners Middle Category Nenagh Library they are hosting an Maurice becomes lost in the woods evening of story telling for our on the way to the fair, he seeks shel- younger generation on Thursday 8th ter in an old castle, but the master ofWinners in the senior category were Michael Gallagher, Managing Direc- March 6:30 - 7:30pm. A great op- the castle is a horrible beast thatCharman an Charraig, Bhain Thuaid, tor of Ericsson in Ireland commented portunity for the little ones in the takes him captive. Maurice’s daugh-Loch Garman [1st], Scoil Niamh Fia- “For us, supporting the National Sci- family to hear the story of Beauty ter, Belle, must then give up hercra, Freshford, Kilkenny [2nd] and ence Competition is about helping to and the Beast, get details on our freedom to save his life. Belle’s tam-Holy Family BNS, Askea, Co. Car- foster an active spirit of curiosity and colouring competition and show, ing of the unfortunate Beast and hislow [3rd]. Winners in the middle cat- inquiry about science and technology hear the music, talk to those playing ultimate transformation back into aegory were Cahir Boys NS, Cahir, in young students at the earliest pos- the characters. Relive the magic its handsome prince enthralled Broad-Co. Tipperary [1st], Knockavilla NS, sible age. This is fundamental to fun for the family. way audiences for over 13 years.Dundrum, Co. Tipperary [2nd] and Ireland’s aspiration to be a leading Tickets for Beauty and the Beast go This ‘tale as old as time’ is filledRathgormack NS, Carrick on Suir, Knowledge Economy and we believe on sale at DK travel on Saturday with spectacular costumes. BEAU-Co. Waterford [3rd]. that it’s vital to sow the seeds of en- morning March 10th - 086 3122725. TY AND THE BEAST is sure to thusiasm as early as possible. Mol an bring our entire community together oige agus tiochfaidh said.” for family theatre at its best.A series of regional finals will beheld across Ireland in the comingweek and winners in each regional The competition is co-ordinated by Has Tipperary got Talent?final will go forward to the national development agency Atlantic Corri- Open Mic Night: Saturday 24th • Write to tell us about youfinal which takes place in Athlone on dor which has developed a strong and March at 8pm at The Source, and your proposed act in less thanMarch 15th. Winners in each catego- innovative range of programmes in Thurles 300 words. Please include your name,ry in the National Final will receive a science and technology promotion in address, email address, phone number2,000 Euro voucher for computers recent years. Jackie Gorman, CEO of Come and show us your talent! The and age.and science equipment for their Atlantic Corridor commented ; “ the good citizens of Tipperary have been • Applications can beschool and will have the opportunity regional final today was wonderful asking for an open mic night... so emailed to director@sourcearts.ie orto visit the Ericsson Software Cam- and it was very much a case of hands here it is! Director, The Source Arts Centre,pus in Athlone. on, minds open. It was wonderful to see such great projects presented with Thurles, Co. Tipperary. such confidence. This is a vital and Whether your skill is comedy, music, • Please apply before Friday early intervention in the promotion of dance or ... well... anything really... 9th March 2012 to be included.Ericsson, the world-leading provider STEM [science, technology, engi- then come and be part of The • An entry fee of €5 must beof telecommunications equipment, is neering and maths] subjects. “ Source’s first open mic night! included with your application. In thesponsoring this competition in an ef- case of email entries please submit €5fort to provide primary school stu- Further details on the Science Com- We’ve 20 slots, 5 mins each, and a to Box Office in cash or by credit ordents with an insight into the petition, the Atlantic Conference good old fashioned clapometre to laser card.excitement of science and maths in 2012 and a range of other initiatives choose the winner! It’s about having • We will be in touch withtoday’s world. promoting STEM can be found on a laugh, showing off, and, who you during the week of 12th March. www.atlanticcorridor.ie. You can al- knows, discovering the next Des Please keep an eye on this page for so find Atlantic Corridor on Face- Bishop or Maeve Higgins, Rihanna or details on this and other events as and book and follow it on Twitter @ Coldplay! when they come up! atlanticcorrid or contact 057 93 Limited availibility 23902 for further details. To book your slot: Entry fee is non refundable