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  1. 1. TATLERTipp Advertise In This Space Phone 0504-51945No. 187. Fri. 30th March, 2012 Tel: 0504-51945 email: info@tipptatler.ie Curraghgraigue, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary. www.tipptatler.ie Event Marquees 087-6593000 Everyday Special Offers www.eventmarquees.ie 1. Snackbox Meal 5.90 2. Chicken Tender Meal 5.99 3. Chicken Burger Meal 6.20 4. Quarterpounder Meal 6.50 5. Chicken Fillet Burger Meal 6.90 6. Kebab meal 7.50 All meals includes can Special Offers Monday to Wednesday 1. Any 9” Pizza 5.00 2. Fresh Cod 4.50 3. Snack Box 4.00NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR COMMUNIONS 4. Dinner Box 6.50 AND CONFIRMATIONS 5. Chicken Curry Chips 3.50 6. Any small Milkshake 1.00 VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE WWW.EVENTMARQUEES.IE FREE COLEMAN COMMUNICATIONS THE REPAIR DOC Dental Health Check for all Adults at: We repair The Mall Dental Practice iPhones, Nokia, Samsung, Thurles HTC, Blackberry Ph: 0504 21418 and lots, lots moreFriary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Thurles Cashel Game Sat Nav’s consoles Data Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 recovery www.thurlescasheldental.ie TV’s & Printers PC’s & Car audio Laptops We also have the following WE SUPPLY & INSTALL Drop Off Points: Sky, Saorview, AM MURPHY OFFICE SUPPLIES CASHEL Satellite Broadband, 06265588 Security and HALF PRICE INK NENAGH monitoring systems (CCTV) 0862414100 Car Kits CLONMEL OFFICE SUPPLIES 0526126101 IF YOU CAN PLUG IT IN Contact: WE CAN FIX IT Maurice: 086-0537193 Alan: 087-9770178 THE MALL, SLIEVENAMON ROAD, THURLES 0504-21222 Ely’s Petrol Station Car Park Visit www.munstersolarpanels.com Email: repairs@mobilephones.ie www.mobilepones.ie
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie We make it easy with excellent rates and choice 0504 90402 or 087 9042610 Are YOU under financial pressure? www.boomerangskips.ie Would you like someone to help sort out your difficulties with your financial institution? For a confidential appointment with someone with over 30 years financial services experience, please call McCarthy Solutions, Consultancy, Mediation & Debt Negotiation. boomerang SKIPS & RECYCLING 0505-23492 086-2666330 Loughnavatta, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary mccarthysolutions@gmail.com www.mccarthysolutions.ie Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you!Jokes Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. DiogenesTwo confirmed bachelors sat talking. And the guy said, "Can I ask a ques- were you going to get the rest of theTheir conversation drifted from politics tion?" Two women came before wise King money?"to cooking. "Go right ahead," God said. Solomon, dragging between them a"I got a cookbook once," said the first, "God, what is a million years to you?" young man."but I could never do anything with it." God said, "a million years to me is only "This young man agreed to marry my The father of five children had won a"Too much fancy cooking in it, eh?" a second." daughter," said one. toy at a raffle.asked the second. "Hmmm," the man wondered. Then he "No! He agreed to marry MY daughter," He called his kids together to ask which"You said it. Every one of the recipes asked, "God, what is a million dollars said the other. one should have the present.began the same way - Take a clean dish worth to you?" And so they began arguing until the "Who is the most obedient?" he asked.and...." God said, "a million dollars to me is as a King called for silence. "Who never talks back to mother? Who penny." "Bring me my biggest sword," said Sol- does everything she says?" So the man said, "God. Can I have a omon, "and I shall hew the young man Five small voices answered in unison.A man was praying to God. penny?" in half. Each of you shall receive a half." "Okay, dad, you get the toy."He said, "God!?" And God cheerfully said, "Sure!!.....just "Sounds good to me," said the first lady.God responded, "Yes?" a second. But the other woman said, "Oh Sire, do not spill innocent blood. Let the other Two men went bear hunting. While one womans daughter marry him." stayed in the cabin, the other went out The wise king did not hesitate a mo- looking for a bear. He soon found a ment. "The man must marry the first huge bear, shot at it but only wounded womans daughter," he proclaimed. it. The enraged bear charged toward "But she was willing to cut him in two!" him, he dropped his rifle and started Equestrian Shop exclaimed the kings court. "Indeed," said wise King Solomon. "That shows she is the TRUE mother-in- running for the cabin as fast as he could. He ran pretty fast but the bear was just a little faster and gained on him with ev- law." ery step. Just as he reached the open Horse & Rider Essentials cabin door, he tripped and fell flat. Too close behind to stop, the bear tripped Did you hear about the banker who was over him and went rolling into the cabin. One Stop Shop recently arrested for embezzling €100,000 to pay for his daughters col- The man jumped up, closed the cabin door and yelled to his friend inside, - Bedding lege education? "You skin this one while I go and get Pony As the policeman, who also had a another one!" Horse & 12% daughter in college, was leading him Cooked Mix - Haylage Only €7 .50 away in handcuffs, he said to the banker, "I have just one question for you. Where - Feed - Tack Joe O’Connell Motor Factors Hollyford, Co. Tipperary Tel:062-77100/:062-77070 - Health Care & Supplements Of Body Panels, Bonnets, Wings, Bumpers, Door Mirrors, Grilles, Headlamps, Radia- tors, Filters, Bulbs, Wiper Blades, Turbos, Timing Belt Kits, Wheel Bearings, Shock Ab- sorbers, Coil Springs, Clutches, Brakes, Steering, Fuel Pumps, Exhausts, C.V. Joints, Stockists of Brake hoses, Brake Calipers, Tow Bars, Catalytic Converters, Batteries, Tyres, Oil, Detergent, Grease Dengie, Top Spec, Pegus, Blue Grass Poultry Feed, Dog Feed, Oats, The One Stop Parts Shop Barley, Beet Pulp, Flaked Maize Zetor - Vapormatic Tractor Parts Suitable for M.F., Ford, Deutz, John Deere, J.C.B & Specialised Horse Feeds Also Available Machinery Parts, Chain, Bearings, Oil Seals. Plant Spares 0504 90402 Bucket Teeth / Pins, Rollers, Sprockets & Chain Mill Road, Thurles www.boomerang.ie Trade Inquiries Welcome & Van Delivery Service
  3. 3. 0504-51945 Tipp Tatler New Walking Guide Keep Your Teak Windows ancient pathways in Upperchurch Why Heat the Street? and Kilcommom. Each walk descrip- tion has directions, the degree of dif- CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed ficulty, estimated time and maps. But in many ways this is more than just a walks guide. Each route is a journey with a story to tell about a landscape littered with historic arti- John G. O’Dwyer (pictured above) facts. A booley on a hillside showshas rambled the mountains and moor- how the uplands contributed to hu-lands of Tipperary and Waterford for man survival, a working farmsteadmany years and he has now put this demonstrates the continuation of this,huge experience to good use in his a ruined cottage confirms a battlenew guide book to walking in Tip- lost. This guidebook describes walksperary and Waterford which is being not just for committed hillwalkerspublished by the Collins Press. The and casual ramblers but also con-book is a comprehensive guide to the tains much of interest for environ- • Using “Pilkington K Glass”best, most captivating walks in those mentalists, historians and all who U-Value 1.2counties and features walks to suit all wish to better understand the age-old • 8 Times More Efficient than Single Glazing Mirror and Glassworxtastes, from the rugged Comeragh and complex interaction between hu- Specializes in the design,coums to the peaks of the Galtees, mans and hills. • No More Condensation • Keep the Natural Beauty of installation and repair of afrom myth-laden Slievenamon and wide range of glassthe Devil’s Bit to field systems and Hardwood Frames • Environmentally Friendly And mirror products for • Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace. the Value of Your Home Ceili in Borrisoleigh Mirror and GlassworxThe Borrisoleigh Scor are hosting a the admission fee is €10. A good Tel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631Ceili in Marion Hall, Borrisoleigh on time is guaranteed, so come along David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184Friday, 30th March at 9.00pm There and bring your friends for a great e-mail:info@mgwx.iewill be music by Timjoe and Ann and night out. Website: www.mgwx.ie Creative Needle 2 Alterations • Repairs • Dressmaking 10 % • Wedding Dress Alterations a Speciality all ou off r for th wool • Curtain Making and Hems e mo of Ap nth • Jacket Zips • Jeans and Skirt Zips, etc. ril. Opening Hours 9.30-5.30 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri Sat 9.30 - 4.30 Closed Wednesday The Mall, Roscrea. (Beside the Italian and Joe the Barber) Caroline 087 6460098 www.aweddingbycaroline.com
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie 87 Year Old Great Grandmother Pat Morris Taking Part in Dublin Mini Marathon Maureen Armstrong, who is an 87 Car METAL year old great grandmother of seven Dismantlers RECYCLING children, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, will be taking & Parts Think Recycling part in the Dubin Mini Marathon for The Possibilities are Endless the eighteenth time, raising much Vehicles for Recycling Collected need funds for the Irish Cancer Socie- ty. A positive outlook on life and herpmorrisbreakers@hotmail.com faith, are credited for her good health and long life. Her daughter, Martina, 87 year old, race veteran Maureen Arm- Annagh, Birr has made up hampers with Aloe Vera strong, her daughter Martina Heffernan and grand-daughter, Fiona Armstrong at Health Products, which she would like the launch of the Flora Families competi- Tel: 05791 39098 Mob: 086-0850263 to distribute to Clubs, Shops, Pubs, tion as part of the 2012 Flora Womens etc in an effort to raise more money Mini Marathon Fax: 05791 39177 for the Irish Cancer Society. The lines for the hampers are €2 each and shops, pubs and clubs that are able to Diamond Dogs is North Tipperary’s newest dog grooming salon. Your prized-pooch will be pampered €50 from each hamper goes to the take in and raffle a hamper, please call and preened to the highest standard by groomer Irish Cancer Society. If there are any Martina Heffernan on 086-0721561. 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 The Student Enterprise Awards new studio, Diamond Dogs is a full head to paw professional groom tailored to your dog’s specific breed. Services include: County CompetitionTo book an appointment * * health check thorough brushing warm bath * * * * The Ursuline Secondary School, * * Tipperary North County Enterpriseplease contact: blow dry anal glands emptied * * * * Thurles head to Croke Park for the Board and last Wednesday’s event * * * * eyes checked and cleaned hair cut or clip * * * * nail trim ears plucked or swabbed * * second year running after scooping attracted a large attendance of par- both the Senior and Intermediate ents, teachers, business and agency * * parasite check * * IPDGA Category representatives who visited the 31Silver Street (adjacent to Madden’s Pub) All clips or trims are breed specificNenagh Co/ Tipperary unless a different style is requested Est. 1995 awards at the Student Enterprise trade stands/displays Awards County Competition which and heard presentations from 5 diamonddogsnenagh@gmail.com took place on Wednesday 7th competing schools. Tel: 085 235 4235 Follow us on Facebook for special offers and discounts! March at the Abbey Court Hotel, Facebook.com/diamond.dogs.nenagh Nenagh. Newport College were the External adjudicators are brought in Junior Category winners. Both by the Enterprise Board to judge the schools will now represent North Competition which is Tipperary at the National Final marked against a national criteria QUALITY IT PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS which takes and includes a business report, place on 18th April in Croke Park. product sample, trade stand and student interview. This year’s adju- 25% Cost Savings This year 135 students from 7 sec- ond level schools competed in the dicators were Ms. Mairead English Maher, South Tipperary by switching your County competition which CEB, and Ms. Sharon Rossiter of IT Maintenance Contract carried a prize fund of almost Star Finance and Ms. Burga Ful- €3,000. 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At County Product’ and ‘Best Stand/Exhibit’ All contracts over €750 also level the competition is run by the Award. receive a FREE tablet computer for the business owner or Manager Our IT Maintenance Contracts include the following • Unlimited remote & telephone support during business hours • Unlimited on-site support within 4 hours - as and when required • Every quarter pro-active preventative maintenance • Off -site data back up of all critical data QUALITY IT PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS Devil’s Bit Macra Members who took part in the Tipperary Finals of Macra na Feirme’s National Talent Competition. Irishcomputers, L to R: Con McGrath, Joe McGrath, Nicole Joyce, Jim Gallagher, Ciara Ryan, Stuart Unit 11 Cecil Walk, Kenyon Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Gallagher, Catherine Maher, Martin Lee, Mairead Delaney, Padraig Meade, Tim Ma- Tel: 067-33966 Web: www.irishcomputers.ie her, and Sarah Guilfoyle
  5. 5. 0504-51945 Tipp TatlerFamily Open Day at the SourceThe Source Library and Arts Centrewill throw a special open day forfamilies on Saturday 31st March. Pop On the day, The Source staff will ad- vise on what The Source can offer you – from joining the library and WANTEDin between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and choosing books for yourself and your Tipperary Friends of Animals Charity Shopdiscover a world of imagination. children, to booking tickets for shows Charity No 19549There will be story time, face paint- in the arts centre.ing, pavement art, and a treasure hunt We are Looking for thefor the little ones. And, if you’ve ever wondered how the stage lights work or where the Following Items:Tipp FM’s Fran Curry will broadcast stars put on their glad rags you can • Furniture • Clothes • Bookshis show from the library, from join a backstage tour of the Arts Cen- • Bric-a-Brac • Toys12p.m. to 2 p.m. Thurles Librarian tre at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.Ann Marie Brophy says, “We’re very Please note that backstage tours must • CD’s, LP’s and Cassettesexcited to hold this joint open day be booked in advance at 0504 90204. The Tipperary Friends of Animals Charitywith The Source Arts Centre. The After all that activity you can yours Shop is at the back of the Hibernian Inn,Source is for everyone in our com- can enjoy a relaxing lunch, smoothie down Friary Lane, opposite the Book Shopmunity and we want to shout it from or coffee at the Source Café.the rooftops.” Acting Director of TheSource Arts Centre, Aislinn So, if you’ve never stepped through Why not de-clutter your home and doO’hEocha added, “Saturday 31st our doors before or just haven’t visit-March is about discovering a space ed us for a while, put the date in your a good deed for the helpless animalsthat you may not be familiar with – diary for a great free family day out.it’s getting to walk through an art ex- The Source is yours – come and ex- at the same timehibition, explore children’s and plore. We look forward to welcomingadults books, see what goes on back-stage and sample culinary delights inThe Source Café.” you. The Source family open day will take Dublin Mini Marathon place on Saturday 31st March, from Help raise much needed revenue to help our 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feathered and Furry friends. Run theWoody Allen’s ‘Midnight in Paris’ at Nenagh Dublin Mini Marathon for UsArts Centre Collect a Sponsorship Card from the Tipperary Friends of Animals Charity Shop or phone 086-8163707Nenagh Film Club presents WoodyAllen’s Oscar winning ‘Midnight inParis’ on the big screen on Thursday,5th April. Shanad Cleaning ServicesShot in Allen’s trademark conversa-tional style, the film has been regard-ed as a return to form from the High Pressure Power Washingdirector of such classics ‘Annie Hall’and ‘Manhattan’. • Domestic • Patios • Roofs • Chutes (Owen Wilson) soaks up the mysteri-The story follows two young Ameri- ous magic of places where his most • Gutters • Agricultural Unitscans, who have been together since admired authors once experienced “a • Interior & Exterior Paintingtheir school days and are to be mar- movable feast.” He feels that in Parisried in the fall. Both bride and bride- he will find the inspiration that will • Fence Treatmentgroom and their families head to help him exchange his success as a • Builders HandoverParis for a few days. Hollywood screenwriter for the cour- age to be a novelist. But his road to All Types of Cleaning at Reasonable RatesWhile Inez (Rachel McAdams) and discovery comes with an unexpectedher mother are overjoyed by a chance twist, and at the journey’s end Gilmeeting with another couple, and to- discovers what he truly wants from 087-2774714gether they discover the tourist gems life.of the city and its luxury stores, Gil KICKBOXING CLASSES NENAGH - BIRR - ROSCREAFor All Those Born In 70s & 80s CLASSES INCLUDE • GradingWe are the last generation that learnt traveled in cars without seat belts or • Semi-contact and Full-contact Tournaments • Bag workout including circuitsto play in the street. We are the first air-bags and lived without cellwhove played video games, saw car- phones. We rode our bicycles down Beginners to Advancedtoons in colour and went to amuse- the road without brakes. We never BENEFITS Students Welcomement parks. We were the last to had phones but still kept in touch. Kickboxing helps you to achieve: Nenagh Classes Times & Venuesrecord songs off the radio on cas- We did not have Play stations, 99 New Beginners Class: Mon. 8.15 - 9.15pm Stearme • Fitnesssettes and we are the pioneers television staions, flat screens, sur- • Strength Wednesday Nights:of walkmans and chatrooms. We round sound, MP3s, iPods, • Flexibility Nenagh Martial Arts Centre 8.30 - 9.30pm • Confidence Thursday Night: CBS Hall, Nenaghlearned how to program the VCR be- computers and broadband.... 7 - 8pm 6-12 years • Weight Lossfore anyone else, play with the Atari, but nevertheless, we had a GREAT 8 - 9pm teens and adultsSuper Nintendo and believed that the time.Internet would be a free world all on Classes with Aidan Whelan (1st Dan Black Belt)a 56kbit modem. We 086 3513642 or Facebook
  6. 6. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie 0505-43014 Templemore, Co Tipperary 086-0288453 Tipperary GAA Scene By Ger Ryan PRO • 08 Ford Mondeo Petrol • 00 VW Passat Petrol • 06 Peugot 307 Petrol • 00 Audi A4 Diesel Allianz Hurling League parish. Having won a County senior damaged/repairable Cat C • 00 Nissan Primera Petrol football medal in 1972, he followed • 02 Ford Focus Petrol • 00 Opel Astra Petrol damaged/repairable Cat C • 99 Nissan Almera Petrol that by winning junior and intermedi- • 01 Ford Mondeo Zetec Petrol • 98 Honda Civic Petrol Well done to the Tipperary senior ate hurling medals with his club, He • 01 Renault Master Van Diesel • 98 Toyota Aventis Petrol hurling team on their 0-21 to 2-15 served on the club committee for over • 01 Nissan Primera Petrol • 97 Renault Megane Petrol draw with Dublin in the Allianz Hurl- thirty years and became Club secre- • 01 Nissan Almera Petrol • 96 BMW 316I Petrol ing League at Croke Park on Saturday tary in 1997. His time and his work as • 01 Fiat Punto Petrol evening last. Tipperary’s last game in club secretary will never be forgotten. the group stages of the league will be His strong work ethic, his attention to against Cork on Sunday next April 1 detail, his fundraising activities, his at 2.30pm at Semple Stadium. It will match reports, his lining of the sports- be the 55th league meeting between field and his voluntary service in Heating For The Future these oldest of rivals with Cork having maintaining it, his allocation of match won 27 and Tipperary 23 of the previ- tickets and his club notes will stand ous encounters with 4 draws, the most him out as a GAA club volunteer ex- • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps recent of which was last year at Pairc traordinaire. He managed to combine • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control system Ui Chaoimh when they score was 1- all this with being a member of the • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boiler 14 each. In the last ten meetings the Tipp Year book committee and Unit- • Water Pumps & Softeners split has been 4 wins each with 2 ed Sports Panel Awards committee,Thomas Maher draws. Tipp’s last win in Thurles was Chairman of Killurney Sports and So-Tel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310 cial Club and Quizmaster for so many on February 14 2009 when they de-Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.net entertaining quiz nights around the feated a depleted Cork by 2-15 to 0-9 on the occasion of the lights being area. He attended matches all over switched on while Cork last won at Ireland, stewarded in Semple Stadi- The Ultimate No Dust, No Smell, Semple Stadium on March 27 2005 by um, saw Tipperary play in the Sky- FLOOR SANDING No Hassle 0-16 to 1-12. Sunday’s game could be dome in Toronto and was at the early Company critical to both team’s chances of ad- Compromise Rules games in Austral- - Guaranteed! vancing to the semi-finals. If Kilken- ia. County Chairman Sean Nugent, a LO Call - 1890 252 383 www.UltimateFloorSanding.com ny defeat or draw with Galway, close neighbour and great friend, said Seamus Gleeson Tipperary will qualify for the semi- at his funeral Mass that James Our Ultimate Guarantee: Franchise Owner finals. If Galway win, then Tipperary Holohan’s deep faith and ChristianWe Will:ü Turn up when we say we will T: 1890 252 383 M: 086 321 0669 must defeat Cork to advance. Both values shone out in his work or sport-ü Finish on time F: 091 876 513 stands will be open at Semple Stadium ing activity as it did in his contribution Not create or leave any mess E: seamus.gleeson to community life. His values of loy- @UltimateFloorSanding.com on Sunday with the turnstiles opening (dust free systems used) alty, honesty and integrity will be re-... And leave you with a beautiful looking floor! Killaun, Dromineer, Nenagh at 1pm. membered whenever his name is mentioned. Seamus Ó Huallacháin - fear mór, fear laidir., fear an-iontach Mid West il Allianz Football League ar fad. Ni bheidh a leithead arís ann. We tender our sincere sympathy to Tipperary got their first point of this his wife Bridget, his brother Eddie year’s league when they drew 0-12 and Sisters Vera, Kathleen and SheilaSuppliers of Agri & Auto Diesel, each with Longford on Saturday and to the extended family. Go ndeanaHome Heating Oils, evening last at Semple Stadium. This Dia trocaire ar a anam uasal.Lubricating Oil and Tanks result confirms Tipperary’s relegation to Division 4. They will play Offaly in David Power Tipperary Person OfUPPERCHURCH, THURLES, their final game on Sunday April 8th at The Year 2012 Semple Stadium at 2.30pm. (0504) 54129 / 54193 (087)-810 7344 Heartiest congratulations are due to Death Of Kilsheelan’s James Holo- David Power who has been named han RIP Tipperary Person of the Year 2011 by the Tipperary Association Dublin. The Kilsheelan Kilcash GAA Club David wins the award for managing Find us on said a sad farewell to their esteemed the Tipperary minor football team to Club secretary on Thursday last as he the extraordinary achievement of win- Before you buy a gate was laid to rest in Gambonsfield cem- ning last year’s All Ireland minor visit etery. James Holohan who had been football title. The award to David isSTANDISH SAWMILLSManufacturers of Fencing & Gates Advertise ill for just a short time passed away at well deserved and will be widely wel- his home on Tuesday morning March comed by Tipperary people. His 20. James attended the Tipperary An- award will be presented at the Annual Online nual Convention in December where Awards function to be held on Satur- his fellow club man, Billy Stokes, and day April 28 in the Louis Fitzgerald To find out about he proposed with pride and pleasure Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin. Details advertising on our the election of Kilsheelan man, Sean will be available in a later column onBest Value Supplier in Ireland Website www.TippTatler.ie Nugent as County Chairman. Over his purchasing tickets for the Awards Tom Standish 087 2642032 Phone: 0504-51945 lifetime James made an exceptional night. Congratulations are also due to 057-9131074 or email: info@tipptatler.ie contribution to the GAA and to com- the Hall of Fame award winner, Liam email: tomstandish@eircom.net munity life in general in his native Ahearne of the famed Palace Bar in web: www.standishsawmills.ie Dublin which has been a meeting
  7. 7. 0504-51945 Tipp Tatler Tipperary GAA Scene 0504-43958 Whytchway Inn (Continued) 087-9879746 Cookery School & Supper Club Learn to cook new and exciting meals in a friendly setting.place ara Gough; You will be part of a small group wherefor almost 80 years for Tipperary Amhranaiocht Aonair: the food will be prepared directly in frontpeople in the capital. Liam always Moycarkey/Borris - Padraig of you. Ask questions of the instructor atextends a warm welcome to his pa- ODwyer; Ceol Uirlise: JK Brackens any stage or any time. Best of all, get totrons but Tipperary people always - Ann Coffey, Marie Sheedy, Pauric taste all the dishes cooked on the night.have occupied a special place in his Stapleton, Fran Denny and Jim Egan;heart and in the Palace. Aithriseoireacht: JK Brackens - Noel Tuesday nights at 7.30. Joyce; Bailead Ghrupa: Newport - Fiona Ryan, Marie Floyd, Geraldine Nenagh CBS In Colleges All Ire- Floyd, Ruairi Floyd, Tim Floyd. Menu’s prepared to suit groupsland Final Nuachleas: Borris-Ileigh - Thomas if preferred. Ryan, Joe Kennedy Paul Boyle, Pad- e.g. vegetarian, coeliac, etc. Bord Failte Approved Chef dy Dolan and Rory Ryan; Rince Seit: Good luck to Nenagh CBS for their Borris-Ileigh - Michelle Maher, Ail- To book, contact Lorraine 087-9879746All Ireland senior hurling colleges een Og Groome, Pauline O,Brien,final against Kilkenny CBS at Semple Julie Treacy, Henry Groome, PauricStadium on Saturday next March 31 Maher, Michael Brown and Peter Ry-at 3.15pm. It will be their first timecontesting the final and will be hop- an. We wish them all the very best of luck. www.willyoumarryme.ieing to score a unique double overKilkenny opposition having beaten Where dreams come truethe fancied St. Kieran’s College in the Opening of third pitch at Dr. Mor-semi-finals. Only the New Stand will ris Parkbe open with turnstiles open from • Wedding Supplier Next Sunday April 1 will mark an-2.15pm. There will be no curtain rais- other milestone in the development of Directoryer as the planned Vocational Schoolsfinal had to be deferred due to the the excellent facilities at Morris Park • Articles & Resources when the recently developed thirdabandonment of the refixed semi-fi- pitch will be officially declared open to help plan yournal between Nenagh VS and St. Wedding at 12 noon to be followed at 12.30pmFergal’s College Rathdowney at by an under 21 hurling challengeTempletuohy last Saturday following game between Tipperary and Water-an injury to a Rathdowney player. ford. Well done to all involved with Special Offer for Wedding Suppliers: the development of the new pitch. List your business for only €120 per year Special mention is due to John Ryan Tipperary GAA Benefit Evening of Holycross and former CountyAt Thurles Greyhound Stadium Chairman, John Costigan for their dedication to ensuring the purchase The Tipperary GAA Benefit Evening and development of the land for thisat Thurles Greyhound Stadium com- excellent pitch and of course to Mor-mences at 4.30pm immediately after ris Park caretaker, Pat O’Callaghanthe Tipperary v Cork Allianz hurling for all his work looking after theleague game across the road at Sem- facilities.ple Stadium. Remember that the Tip-perary players and management will Tipperary Supporters Club Mascotbe in attendance and some great grey-hound racing is promised as well. All The Junior Members Mascot forproceeds from the event will go to- Sunday’s Allianz hurling leaguewards supporting our Inter-County game between Tipperary and Cork isteams. Admission via buster ticket Kevin Bracken (12) of Dúrlas Óg andcosts €10. The prize in the buster Scoil Ailbhe, Thurles. Junior Mem-ticket draw is €500. Juveniles will be bership is available for free onadmitted free of charge. Please come www.tippsupportersclub.com. Adultalong after the game and support the membership is also available onlinecounty teams and enjoy a great at a cost of €25.evening’s entertainment. Tipperary GAA Scene Information concerning all areas in Munster Scor Sinsear Final the GAA will appear in this section in the future. If you wish to include any item of interest in future articles, Buy 5 Scor Thiobraid Arann is representedin all 8 items in Scor Sinsear na please contact the County Public Relations Officer Ger Ryan at 086- get 1 FREEMumhan in Our Ladys Secondary 8149146 or via e-mail at When you pre pay for 5 adsSchool, Templemore this Saturday pro.tipperary@gaa.ie on or before 3: you get 1 Freeevening March 31 at 6pm. 0pm on Monday. Visit the Tipperary Call 0504-51945 NOWTipperary’s representatives are Rince GAA web site at to avail of this Special Offer.Foirne: Newcastle - Catherine and http://tipperary.gaa.ie to keep up toShauna Ryan, Sinead Grant, Ciara date with all the latest news inCorbett, Rosie McCarra, Teresa Mc- Tipperary GAA circles.Grath, Veronica McNamara and Ci-
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie it C.A.M.P. Fundraising Night Vis A C.A.M.P. Fundraising Night is be- training, Power boating and Swim- Re-Opens at Easter ing held on Easter Saturday, April ming. web site Open: 10.30am - 6pm 7 Days 7th 2012 in Fitzpatricks Lounge, www.campeireann.com Clonmore at 9pm This charity is run by committed vol- Local man Sgt John Brophy of the unteers and all money raised will go Irish Air Corp is chairperson of towards providing activities such as Cheshire Adventure Motivation mentioned above. Project which was set up by both the Tickets 10.00 euro each - includesFairy Fort Farm, Summerhill, Borrisoleigh Irish Air Corp and Cheshire Founda- entry into draw (Just off the Templemore Rd. 1 mile from Borrisoleigh) Find us on tion of Ireland 24 yrs ago. With com- 086-402 1659 www.fairyfortfarm.com mitted volunteers they run camps Prizes, food, music & activities on during the year for people with high the night levels of physical disabilities. The activities they provide include Ab- www.campeireann.com seiling, Rock climbing, Sailing, Pa- Charity No. CHY14298 ragliding, Microliting, Survival O’Sullivan Beara Meeting in Lorrha Groups involved in developing the Ormond Way. historic and tragic 320 mile march Lorrha Historical Society have taken route taken by Donal Sullivan Beara to the task of getting their section up and his followers in 1603 as a tourist and running with great enthusiasm amenity, had a useful and interesting and have already raised most of the get together recently in Lorrha vil- funds which each area has been lage. Progress in opening the route asked to contribute. The village is of for walkers and cyclists was dis- huge historic interest and should be cussed by groups from Cork, Limer- one of the most important sections of ick, South and North Tipp., Galway, the route. The crossing of the Shan- Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim and Cav- non near Lorrha in hastily construct- an. ed makeshift boats was one of theMembers of North Tipperary Macra na Feirmes Young Farmers Discussion Group great hardships faced by O’Sullivanswith the President of the IFA John Bryan and Chairman of North Tipperary IFA It is somewhat disappointing to find remaining followers.Philip Kinnane at the launch of the groups 2012 calendar of events. that the 50 mile section through North Tipperary is now something of a road block, having fallen far behind Social Media the other counties in the development of this project. At one stage recently, it appeared that North Tipp.was go- Management ing to lose out altogether, with the route being diverted via the East Clare Way. However, the small With Tipp Tatler group which has been striving for several years to avoid the calamity of Reps. From various groups who met in Lorrha to promote the Beara-Breffni Way. James such a valuable attraction for the lo- Heenan, David Broderick, Christy Madden, cal economy being lost have now John Bradshaw (Tipperary Clans). Matty Ryan Learn how to use secured the assistance of the Tipper- (Ormond Way), Connie Ryan (Tipp.Rural Rec- reation), David Kyne (Leader), Sean Crowley Social Media for Business ary Leader Group and five sections with their own committee have been (do), Joe O’Donoughue (do), Jim O’Sullivan (Nat. Co. Ordinator). Using Blogs, YouTube set up or are in the process of so do- ing. They are: Lorrha/ Ballingarry, Facebook and Twitter Cloughjordan, Toomevara, Latter- agh/ Templederry and Upperchurch. Of those, Lorrha and OR Latteragh/Templederry have recently shown great progress, while Upper- church was already well established. We can Manage Your Toomevara and Cloughjordan have some ground to make up. The North Some members Lorrha Hist. Society: Johnny Kelly, Social Media for You Tipp. section will be known as the Denis Maher, |David Broderick Chairman and James Heenan Sec. Packages available to suit Come Dine With Me All budgets. Ballymackey FC Come Dine With lebrity chefs will be present and also a Combine with Print Ads for Me are running an extra two nights mystery celebrity chef will attend, so a To Create a Powerful due to the huge demand for tickets and great night is expected for the grand these two nights are selling out fast finale of come dine with me. Tickets Marketing Campaign The new nights are Easter Sat night are 20 euro and are available from Una April the 7 th in Andys Bar Nenagh Bergin of Una’s Flowers in Nenagh or Phone: 0504-51945 and Easter Sunday night in the Tipper- from Gerry O Rourke phone 086- Or Email: info@tipptatler.ie ary Inn Toomevara, where all the ce- 8151748
  9. 9. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieLaunch of Relay for Life 2012 Blazing Bikers Scottish Challenge dance and participate in lots of fun Blazing Bikers take to the Scottish activities. highlands in aid of charity Two very special events form part The Blazing Bikers Motorcycling of Relay. First is the Survivors’ Club are taking to the Scottish high- Lap which starts off the whole lands on the May Bank holiday event, where cancer survivors of weekend in a bid to raise funds for all ages are begin the Relay by people who are blind or vision im- walking the first lap of the course, paired. The Scottish challenge is the cheered on by family, friends, and brainchild of guide dog owner, Billy“A scene from the survivors’ lap at last teams from the community. Last Shanahan from Thurles, Co. Tipper- these organisations make to peopleyear’s Relay for Life event in GAA ary who organises the event each living with sight loss and it’s been agrounds, Toomevara. The launch of this year over 100 survivors took part in what was a very emotional year with the help of his daughter, privilege to be able to do somethingyear’s Relay takes place at 8pm on event for many people. The sec- Katriona. to support them. My dad recently gotWednesday 4th April in the Nenagh Ab-bey Hotel. All welcome. ond special event is the Candle of his 5th guide dog, Bess, from theRelay for Life Tipperary 2012 will be Hope ceremony which takes place as “The Scottish Challenge 2012”, is the Irish Guide Dogs. Bess and his previ-launched in the Abbey Court Hotel darkness begins to fall. Last year, Blazing Bikers 5th annual biking trip. ous guide dogs have made such a dif-on Wednesday next, 4th April at 3,000 Candles of Hope were dedicat- Billy Shanahan says, “We have been ference to his quality of life. He can8.00pm. Trevor Hogan, former Ire- ed by people all over the county to very lucky and enjoyed great support, get about safely and independentlyland rugby international who also had someone they know who has been with many participants coming back and that’s just so valuable. This isvery successful times with both Mun- touched by cancer. Some of the can- year after year. This year, we hope why we both want to do as much asster and Leinster, will perform the dles are dedicated to someone who to gather at least 100 biking enthusi- we can to help more people livinglaunch, and all are invited and wel- survived, others in memory of some- asts to participate and support our with sight loss get the services theycome. one who did not, and some to family fundraising for our two beneficiary need to enjoy an improved quality of and carers for their support. As the charities, namely, Irish Guide Dogs life.”The inaugural Relay for Life was one evening approaches, the lighted can- for the Blind and the National Coun-of the most significant events to take dles are set around the track, and re- cil of the Blind.” It costs €550 per biker and €350 perplace in Co Tipperary last year with main there lighting all night as the pillion sharing to participate in Theover 1,000 people taking part and event continues. Once the candles “The four day 1,200km round trip Scottish Challenge. Costs include;with many more family members and are placed around the track, the short from May 4th – 7th journeys from Ferry Crossings, 3 nights B&B andspectators attending. The event ceremony takes place and, Barbara Belfast to Cairnryan, Glasgow, Inver- evening meals including a Gala Din-raised awareness of cancer issues and Bracken who organises this element ness and back through some of ner on the final night and of coursein particular the fact that there can be of Relay, says that “for many people, Scotland’s most beautiful country- trip memorabilia. To participate inlife after cancer, and it also raised this is when the true meaning of Re- side.” this exciting biking event, pleaseover €112,000 to support the Irish lay hits home”. Overall, Relay for contact Katriona on 087 410 6861 orCancer Association. This year’s Life is a very unique event, very Katriona says, “We’ve been organis- e-mail blazingbikers@gmail.com.event which takes place in St moving, fulfilling and fun. ing events for the past 16 years now Final bookings are on the 30th MarchMichael’s GAA Park, Toomevara on Cancer affects one in three people in and have raised €600,000 for chari- 2012.25/26 August is expected to be even Ireland during their lifetime. All ties who support people living withbigger and better. funds raised through this event will sight loss. I know what a differenceSpeaking with Tipp Tatler this week, go to support the work of the servicesTrevor Hogan says that “Relay for provided by Irish Cancer Associa-Life is a 24 hour community celebra- tion, in particular the bowel cancer Silent Film Festivaltion and it is meant as a unique, em- screening service to be launched later The next public meeting of the FF and will involve a black and whitepowering and fun event, raising this year which aims to ensure that Nenagh Silent Film Festival Commit- dress code, glass of wine, specialawareness of the services of the Irish fewer people in Ireland get cancer tee will take place this coming Fri- screening and a fun night out. FinalCancer Association, and supporting and that those who do have a better day, March 30th, at the Hibernian Inn details are to be announced withintheir work. The central themes of chance of survival. at 8pm. This meeting will focus on days in local media, on the newRelay for Life are to celebrate cancer If you would like to find out more the initiative’s forthcoming premiere Nenagh Silent Film Festival websitesurvivors, to remember those who information about Relay, please screening of The Artist in the Nenagh and on the NSFF Facebook page.have left us, and to fight back against come along to the Abbey Court Hotel Ormond Cinema, as well futurethe disease”. At the event, teams of next Wednesday, 4th April at events of which the NSFF will be Volunteers and supporters are verypeople take turns walking around a 8.00pm. if you cannot make it but hosting locally. welcome to attend all public meet-track. And, to symbolise that fact would like to participate or enter a ings of the NSFF. For further infor-that cancer never sleeps, each team team in the event, you can do so at The silent film The Artist was a re- mation contact Charlie at 086 060has a representative on the track at all www.relayforlife.ie or you can email cent winner of several Academy 2394.time during the 24 hours. While not tipprelayteam@live.com Awards and its success shows how nenaghsilentfilmfestival@gmail.comwalking, participants and spectators much Silent Film is in vogue. This www.nenaghsilentfilmfestival.comcan socialise, picnic, play games, special screening of The Artist will be a fund-raiser in support of the NS-Alcohol LabelsWell, it took forty years but here are WARNING : The consumption of ex-lovers are really dying for you to WARNING: The consumption ofthe new labels being considered for alcohol is a major factor in dancing telephone them at four in the morn- alcohol may lead you to think peopleliquor bottles these days. 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  10. 10. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieRoscrea HSE Community GamesThe Roscrea Community Games The Art and Model-Making County WANTEDHandwriting, Art & Model-Making Finals will be held in Clonmel onfinals were held on Saturday in theMuintire na Tire Hall, Roscrea. Many Saturday 10th March. The Handwrit- ing and Project County Finals will be Advertising Salesthanks to Handwriting judge Ann-Marie O’Meara and Art Judge PJ held in Muintire na Tire Hall on Sat- urday 24th March at 2pm. AgentsWright for their time. Congrantulations to Darragh Carey Please apply to:Kayleigh Dowling won the Girls Un- Kennedy who won the County Tip- HR Dept., Tipp Tatler, Curraghgraigue, Borrisoleighder 10 Handwriting competition with perary Community Games Solo Mu-Jessica Kelly in second place. Girls sic competition held in St. Flannan’s Co. Tipperary or email: info@tipptatler.ieU-80 Art 1. Kate Shortt 2. Mia Dowl- on Sunday. Darragh along with Dan-ing 3. Laoise Loughnane. Boys U-8Art 1. Tommy Murphy 2. Scott Kel- iel Coonan and Laura Egan repre- sented Roscrea in the County Group FAI U11 Futsal Academy 2011/12ly. Music where they finished Due to the success of last years under and its aim is to developing players Girls U-10 1 Nicola Ryan 2. Sonita in second play. Well done to all and 11 Futsal Academies it is been run touch and skill, the likes of MessiWynne-Doran. many thanks to St. Flannan’s for again at a number of centres in North and Kaka would have grown up withGirls U-12 1. Niamh Cooke 2. hosting the County Talent competi- Tipperary under the guidance of Futsal and the FAI hopes to produceClodagh Fitzpatrick 3. Ally Clifford. tion. North Tipperary Football Develop- a few Messi’s in the future. The cen- ment Officer James Scott. Basically tres in North Tipp are in Templem- Futsal is a small sided soccer game ore, Nenagh, Rearcross and Newport. played indoors with a special ball. The ball used is smaller and heavier The Templemore centre is made up of players from Templemore FC, Holycross, Sally Park, Moneygall and Clodiagh Rangers along with their coaches Declan Fogarty, Trevor Quinn and Larry Stapleton. Missing from photo Miah Sweeney and James Scott. Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. “ National Record for Ryan – Daniel Ryan, Moy- carkey Coolcroo A.C. who set a new National Record of 5.64m in the Boys U/14 Long Jump at National Juvenile Indoor Championships in Nenagh Indoor Stadium at the weekend. The pre-Sports Tourists vious record of 5.49m was set in 1996. Daniel also won gold & the National title in the Boys U/14 60m Sprint. Ciara Mockler, Moycarkey Cool- croo A.C. who won Munster Sil- ver in the Girls U/16 Shot Putt in Nenagh Indoor Stadium recently. Jack, Daniel & Dillon Ryan, Moy- carkey Coolcroo A.C.. Jack won 4 medals in the Boys U/12 60m, Long Jump, High Jump & Shot Putt, Daniel won 5 gold medals in the Boys U/14 60m, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump & ShotShippensberg PA Group Hurling. Seamie Morris deems 2012 to be Putt & set 3 new Munster recordsthe most successful for attracting sports tourist groups to Nenagh” & Dillon won Silver in the Boys U/10 Long Jump.