Tipp Tatler Issue 199 March 2013


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  1. 1. M.C. CYCLES TATLERTipp Bohernanave, All makes of Bikes Thurles, FULL AFTER SALES SERVICE 0504-23022 087-292 0138 Go Karts KMX Karts We don’t sell cheap bikes - We sell bikes cheap! Open: 10 - 5 - Mon. - Sat. Closed Wed.No. 199. March, 2013 Tel: 0504-51945 email: info@tipptatler.ie www.tipptatler.ie Tipp Tatler, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary TAKEAWAY Special OffersCheckout our NEW MEAL DEAL Offers in Store Seating Area Available Perfect forCathedral St., Thurles 0504-58550 Open 12 to 12 All occasions Racecourse Retail Park, TAKEAWAY Racecouse Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Tel (0504) 21842 Mobile: (086) 2743438 www.stakelumsplanthire.com Open 12 to 12 ENCLOSED 3 IN 1 CASTLE COMBI 3 IN 1 CRAYON COMBI OBSTACLE COURSE 15FT X 18FT 15FT X 18FT 42FT X 13FT Special Offer March & April Special Offers FREE Dental Health Check 067-41389 For All Adults Brooklands, Nenagh The Mall Dental Practice (Beside Kellers Thurles Off Licence) Ph: 0504 21418 Open Friary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Thurles Cashel 12.30 to 11 Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 Offers above subject to change without notice www.thurlescasheldental.ie
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Midland Scrap Metal Co.Ltd. We make it easy with excellent rates BEST PRICES PAID FOR YOUR SCRAP METAL and choice We are currently looking for all grades of scrap metal for export. 0504 90402 or 087 9042610 Cant make it to the yard??? We offer a collection service if required. www.boomerangskips.ie MSM Recycling is the only Company in Ireland to Date accredited to End of Waste status for its Iron, Steel and Aluminium products. Opening hours: Mon-Friday: 8.00am - 4.45pm Saturday: 8.am - 12.30pm boomerang SKIPS & RECYCLING Phone:(05791) 39098 Mobile:(086)6096110 Annagh,Birr,Co.Offaly Web: www.msmrecycling.com Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you! A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress extremely well Jokes The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacyA man lay sprawled across three marched briskly back up the aisle in With pain in his voice Sam replied, "Aw, come on, son!" the farmerentire seats in the posh theatre. When search of his manager. "The balcony." insisted.the usher came by and noticed this, In a few moments, both the usher and "Well, OK," the boy finally agreed,he whispered to the man, "Sorry, sir, the manager returned and stood over "but Dad wont like it."but youre only allowed one seat." the man. Together the two of them After a hearty dinner, JohnnyThe man groaned but didnt budge. tried repeatedly to move him, but thanked the host. "I feel a lot betterThe usher became impatient. "Sir, if with no success. Finally, they An old guy in his car is driving home now, but I know Dads going to beyou dont get up from there Im going summoned the police. The policeman from work when his wife rings him real upset."to have to call the manager." Again, surveyed the situation briefly then on his mobile. "Dont be silly!" said the neighbour.the man just groaned, which asked, "All right, whats your name?" "Honey", she says in a worried voice, "By the way, where is he?"infuriated the usher who turned and "Sam," the man moaned. "Be careful! There was a bit on the "Under the hay," replied Johnny. "Where are you from, Sam?" news just now, some lunatic is driving the wrong way down the motorway". Keep Your Teak Windows "Its worse than that!", he replies, "There are hundreds of them!" A man went to his lawyer and stated, Why Heat the Street? "I would like to make a will but I dont know exactly how to go about it." CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed The lawyer said, "No problem, leave A farm boy accidentally overturned it all to me." his trailer of hay on the road. The The man looked somewhat upset as farmer that lived nearby came to he said, "Well, I knew you were investigate. going to take the biggest slice, but Id "Hey, Johnny," he called out, "forget like to leave a little to my children, your troubles for a while and come too!" and have dinner with us. Then Ill help you overturn the trailer." "Thats very nice of you," Johnny answered, "but I dont think Dad would like me to." • Using “Pilkington K Glass” U-Value 1.2 • 8 Times More Efficient than ThurlesDentist.ie Single Glazing Mirror and Glassworx Aidan & Larry Burke • No More Condensation Specializes in the design, Dental surgeons • Keep the Natural Beauty of installation and repair of a Hardwood Frames wide range of glass Cathedral St., Thurles 0504-21262 • Environmentally Friendly And mirror products for Bank St., Templemore 0504-32541 • Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace. the Value of Your Home Evening, Weekend & Early Morning Appointments Available Mirror and Glassworx Open Through Lunchtime by Appointments Tel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631 David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184 Professional Sports Gum Shields e-mail:info@mgwx.ie €45 Website: www.mgwx.ie thurlesdentist.ie mail@thurlesdentist.ie
  3. 3. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Rusheen, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary www.timotrec.com Ph: 087 410 6868 info@timotrec.com EASTER PONY CAMP EASTER PONY CAMP Monday 25th to Friday 29th March. 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m daily. Bring your own packed lunch. Suitable for kids of all levels of experience aged 6 years on. Daily rates or discounted weekly and family rates. Ponies available for the week or bring your own! Gymkhana on the final day with races, courses and prizes!The Power of KnowingYou Can Transform Your LifeThe power of knowing is a series of 6 Some have had profound personalweekly classes set to provide those change occur that they did notwho come along with a unique believe possible!! Testimonials areexperience: an experience that rolling in and interest is growing. By Martina Finnerty PhDprovides rewarding results. This is Using scientific data, videos ofachieved through a unique experience lectures from leading scientists and This Course is Changing People’s Lives!within the classes of a fantastic researchers, real life stories andresource which we all have: our exciting demonstrations with “The Power of our mind has to be the world’s best keptmind! During the last class series one volunteers in class, Martina shows secret ever! In these times of great challenge what betterlady was cured of her lifelong phobia everyone in a unique and engaging gift to give yourself than KNOWING the POWER of yourof heights, after an earlier class series manner how the human mind works MIND to create real and lasting positive change for you?”in Thurles a gentleman reported and how powerful we really are.coming off the drink and whenattending a follow up seminar 2 Martina helps open us to our own RECESSION BUSTING OFFER !!months later was still alcohol freeand feeling calm and capable. inherent power. When you take on board the truth of this message then FULL DAY SEMINAR/WORKSHOP positive changes and self-How are these changes possible? In empowerment are not only possible, ONLY €50this course Martina Finnerty PhD they are inevitable! Set to run from 7presents unequivocal proof that there to 10pm one evening per week for 6 Saturday March 23rd 10-6pmis a power within each and every one weeks this is a wonderful @ Private Clinic Portroeof us, when tapped into creates motivational and learning opportunity Max 15 places - early booking strongly advisedprofound and lasting positive change for anyone who is looking forfor us: a power that generates peace something that actually works. “The results speak for themselves. When you openof mind, inner strength and Classes begin in both Portroe Villagemotivation; that brings about healing and St Pat’s College Thurles, Call your mind to the possibilities then profound positiveat both a physical and emotional 067-23518 / txt 087 6639188 to change is inevitable”.level. There are hundreds and secure your place today or log ontohundreds of people in the www.thepowerofknowing.ie to book See 100s of testimonials onlineTipp/Clare/Offaly area who have online. www.thepowerofknowing.iereported feeling more confident, Or Call 067-23518calmer and informed after attending.
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Peat Briquettes Businesses in Tipperary encouraged to take on a ‘shadow’ on April 24th €2.50 per bale The Irish Association for Supported them to discover and learn about the For Sale at Employment (IASE) today called for skills and education required to businesses in Tipperary to participate compete and succeed in the Hennessy Metal Recycling Yard in the sixth annual National workplace. Supported Employment Week in Killea, Templemore (22nd to the 28th April). Job Shadow Other well-known individuals Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 already committed for Job Shadow Day (24th April) is the highlight of Day 2013 include celebrity chef the week and will see hundreds of Neven Maguire and Kerry footballer people with disabilities shadow a Mid West il Colm Cooper. workplace mentor as he or she goes about a normal working day. Teresa Mallon, Chairperson, A number of high profile individuals IASE commented: “Job Shadow Day participated in Job Shadow Day lastSuppliers of Agri & Auto Diesel, is a collaborative effort involving the year, to include An Taoiseach Enda IASE, supported employmentHome Heating Oils, Kenny who was shadowed by 23- organisations nationwide, job seekers year-old Cian O’Connor.Lubricating Oil and Tanks and employers. It is a very positive initiative to raise awareness among Commenting on his experience of theUPPERCHURCH, THURLES, Job Shadow initiative, An Taoiseach employers of the important role and contribution individuals with (0504) 54129 / 54193 (087)-810 7344 Enda Kenny said: "I really enjoyed disabilities can make in the my day with Cian last year. He came workplace. To date hundreds of with me to meetings with farming employers have opened their doors to organisations, tourism businesses, demonstrate their commitment to Hot W students and visitors from the USA equal employment opportunities for Heating For The Future a te r and he was very forthright in his 24/7 individuals with a disability and we participation. His media appearances have received very positive feedback and attendance at the Dail were I from participating businesses.” • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps think very good for people in • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control system supported employment and Im a big Ms. Mallon continued: “The IASE, • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boiler supporter of Job Shadow Day. I along with the other organisations • Water Pumps & Softeners would encourage more people to get involved, put all of the necessaryThomas Maher involved and offer a person with planning and supports in place soTel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310 Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.net disabilities a chance to come and employers and job seekers canCloncleigh, Two Mile Borris, Co. Tipperary work with them for a day. Trust me, simply enjoy taking part and get the youll be glad you did!" maximum benefit from the day.” Other supporters included former IrishJobs.ie, Ireland’s number one IASE patron Sean Gallagher; Senator recruitment website, is once again David Norris; Minister Joan Burton; one of the main sponsors of National Minister Kathleen Lynch and Supported Employment Week and adventurer Mark Pollock. the Job Shadow initiative. Initiatives such as Job Shadow Day Employers and job seekers interested • Batteries • Copper • Stainless • Motors offer individuals with a disability a in participating in Job Shadow Day • Cars • Aluminium unique opportunity to get a close up 2013 are invited to register their Top Prices Paid at our Yard in Templemore look at the world of work, enabling interest at www.iase.ie. Collection Service Available Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 Tug Of Love Ballina / Killaloe Come and join us in the tug of love win, to become our love across the beautiful 13 arch bridge champions. Be featured on st oard tees KCo es d eyb on the River Shannon in Killaloe on RTE’s Local Heroes Guaraneluse Set for FREE Wir y our r programme airing in June an ing on it or re o Savd M p audance pai Saturday 23rd March at 4pm. To Lapto n every Mainte launch the new “Love Weekends” in 2013. IT Killaloe / Ballina, the twin towns are ∙   The tug of love starts at holding a tug of love where instead 4pm but if you interested of a tug of war, you’ll get the chance in participating, please be Computer Repairs to pit yourself against your partner in a tug of love across the bridge. at the bridge for 3.30pm on 23rd March for a briefing. IT Maintenance ∙   Join in the tug of love Meet in the car park on the Killaloe side of the Bridge Virus Removal across the bridge – our inaugural ‘tug of love’ “Between the waters” car park. Offsite Backup ∙   The first 8 couples to be there on the day get the For more info visit www.lovekillaloe.ie chance to be involved in our Tug of love and if they
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  7. 7. How to find the Perfect Ring! Tues Alfaparf & Revlon Spec , WedPlanning on popping the question this some kind of individuality, we love to Colo ial Offer Opening Hours urs & CutsEaster? As exciting a time it is trying create these rings anything different isto choose the perfect ring can be quite an exciting challenge for us. One Tues 10 - 6 Wed 10 - 6a daunting task. major thing is no matter what metal the Thurs 10 - 6 We’ve come to Tadgh O’ Flynn ring is make sure you buy a ring made Fri 9.30 - 7.30Jewellers in Nenagh the well known to last, as a goldsmith I spend half my Sat 9.30 - 5specialists in rings for the last 50 years time making and the other half Thomond Road,to get some tips and advice. Tadgh Og repairing rings, sometimes people fall Free Parking to the rear Thurleswho’s the shops goldsmith and spends into the trap of buying a lovelymost of his day creating beautiful rings diamond ring but the actual metal ring Find us on Facebook 0504 26469 (Old ESB Office)is a true expert, and this is what he had part is not substantial and can causeto say; trouble in future years, tell tale signs of ‘I can identify with people trying mass production are if you look at theto choose the perfect ring as I’ve just inside of the band of a ring and there is prop - evelyn kellybeen through the whole process, I metal dug out like a little channel, this phone - 067 37494decided to create a ring for Evelyn and is done to save metal or behind thesurprise her with the ring I designed setting is dug out, rings made like thisand made with her in mind just over a are only suitable for dress wear halosyear ago, but this can be quite nerve although pretty not suitable for everyracking hoping the person will love the day wear.ring you have chosen, so I can see whysome take the safer route of a proposal Now the Diamond the 4 C’s are,ring for the occasion and then togetherchoosing or creating the perfect ring Carat- How much the diamond weighs (how big it is) the bigger the Fortogether, we’ve just invested in theworld’s most advanced 3D jewellery single diamond the more rare and expensive. All Yourdesign system in the world used by Cut- How well the diamond is cut, thecompanies like Tiffany’s, with this proportions of a diamond need to be Bridal Hairsystem people can book a consultation correct if it to sparkle, we always 7 lower sarsfield stand see their dream ring come to lifeon screen in a 3D design, we are now recommend a good cut. Clarity- IF flawless, diamond has no Requirements nenagh co. tiperaryoffering this service free of charge to inclusions(flaws), VVS very veryour customers!. small inclusions, diamond has very Another thing that is a concern is very small inclusion that are very hardwhat rules should people abide bywhen choosing a ring? How muchdoes one spend? What’s the bestmetal? How do I judge a good to detect under magnification x10, VS very small inclusions, diamond has very small inclusion that are hard to detect under magnification x10, SI Tadhg O’Flynn & Sondiamond? We put all these questions to slightly included, diamond hasTadgh Og inclusions that are easy to detect under Firstly on how much to spend, magnification x10. I included,there is no right and wrong, everyone diamond has inclusions visible by theis different, in our shop there are no eye. We recommend and stockrules it’s all about finding the ring that diamonds between VVS-SI. Specialists insuits you, for some girls a huge Colour- this denotes how white adiamond will simply not suit their stone is the whitest is D so like the Handmade Diamond Ringshand therefore may find the rings alphabet D,E,F,G,H. These colours are & Wedding Ringssuiting them might be below budget. all in the bright white category andColoured stones are really popular at these colours are what we recommend;the moment, and you get great show there will be no hint of yellow in anyfor your money so someone looking of these stones.for a big ring but large diamonds are Here at O’ Flynn’s we make sureover budget, a stunning sapphire might we educate all our customers and thensuit perfectly, also halo and illusion let them decide what’s important tostyle rings are huge at the moment, this them, some will want a big carat andis surrounding a diamond with smaller go for a H, SI stone, or others willdiamonds or making up a ring with want colour and clarity so a smallersmall stones that looks like one big carat but D, VVS quality. This can allstones, these are very pocket friendly be quite confusing but our customersand actually my wife’s favourite, she can rest assured that we stick to highlove the detail in them. standards and do not let any below As metal platinum is always our grade rings out with our name onfirst choice for diamond setting, but them, so we will gently guide them inagain that is not to say gold is not a the right direction. ‘fantastic metal, people are becoming So now you know what to lookmore adventurous and experimenting for best of luck to all, and if in need of 1 Mitchel St., Nenagh Tel: 067-31548with two tone rings i.e. white and some advice be sure to call on O’ Email: tadghoflynnjewellers@gmail.comyellow gold, or rose (beautiful on Irish Flynn’s of Nenagh we have certainlyskin tones) and white gold or platinum, left there wowed by the diamonds and www.tadghoflynnjewellers.comlately we’re even seeing a lot of men after learning a thing or two moregoing for two tone wedding bands, about these precious rings.they want a classic but with a twist
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Community Groups Offered a chance to win €1,000 in Funding A new Irish start up called and contacts. Local groups are Pledgup.com is offering community seeing diminishing returns from groups the opportunity to get €1,000 targeting the same people for every of funding for their cause by signing event and our system makes it simple up for the service before the end of for them to spread the net wider to March. The free service enables the diaspora community who wouldThink for a moment about the type of radio shows you listen to. Are you community groups of all sizes to ask be willing to help if it was simple andhappy with them? Do you believe that they could be better? for and process online donations from fast for them to donate.” Imagine having your very own club or organisation or interest group supporters any where in the world.having its own weekly radio slot where you can talk about what matters Groups can also get all theirto you. The competition for a pool of €1,000 members involved by inviting themIf you live within a 10 mile radius of Borrisokane, Stella FM hopes to be is looking for the most innovative to join. Once they do they alsobroadcasting into your homes, cars, tractors etc. very soon. fundraising ideas and most deserving receive a personalised page and theSo, what do you want to listen to? causes. amount raised by each person isPlease complete the survey and send to Stella FM, Old Church, Mill shown to the entire group.Street, Borrisokane. The service works by generating a link to a personalised fundraising Speaking about the competition Mr1. How many hours per week do you listen to am or fm radio? page which can then be emailed, Kennedy added “Signing up is free posted to social media sites or sent by and we are looking for community None Less than 1 2-10 hours More than 10 hours per week SMS with a call for donations. groups of all sizes from those looking Groups can ask for straight forward to fundraise for local amenities,2. What type of radio programming do you listen to the most? donations or ask people to sponsor sports clubs looking for new individuals taking part in events they equipment to schools trying to build Music Talk Other are organising like 10K road races. extensions . Local groups are very Once people click on the links they innovative in generating ideas about are brought to a personalised page things they are passionate about.3. Do you prefer local or national talk? where they get details of the However they can be limited by time fundraiser and can donate via credit and technical expertise. Through Local National No preference card. PledgUp.com they can set up in minutes by simply entering the Commenting cofounder Eoin details of the fundraiser and leverage4. Do you prefer local or national music? Kennedy, PledgUp.com said their much wider network .” “Organising fundraising events Local National No preference involves a lot of manpower and we Details of the competition winners want to help community groups to will be posted on generate more income than just the www.PledgUp.com/blog. Three5. Where do you listen to the radio? (check all that apply) entry amount for these events. We prizes will be awarded - €500 for 1st are seeing individual fundraisers place, €300 for 2nd place and €200 Home At work Car Exercising Other generate over €700 in sponsorship by for third. The competition runs until simply emailing their friends, family March 31st 2013.6. What type of radio programming would you like to listen to? Local organisation or group sessions Local Bands Playing The Sunrise Summit Challenge Broadcasting in Irish or other language 5 Top Hiking Tips from the Irish Red Cross As the Irish Red Cross gear up for 5. Research the walk before setting7. I would listen to radio more if: the April 14th Sunrise Summit off - don’t bite off more than you__________________________________________________________ Challenge, taking place at can chew Tipperary’s Galtymore Mountain,__________________________________________________________ the challenge’s Mountain Guides The Sunrise Summit Challenge offer the following tips for anyone offers a unique opportunity to hike__________________________________________________________ taking to the hills this spring: through the early morning darkness, reaching the mountain summits in 1. Regardless of the season (this is time to watch the sunrise over the8. Name__________________________________________________ Ireland after all) be ready for any Tipperary, whilst also raising funds kind of weather it can change very for the Irish Red Cross’9. Email Address ___________________________________________ quickly humanitarian work in Ireland and around the world. The April 14th10. Age________________________ 2. Have the right footwear - focus event, which will simultaneously on the sole of the shoe as well as take place at ten mountain locations11. Gender ankle support across Ireland, will be led by fully Male Female trained Irish Red Cross Mountain 3. Take enough food and water for Guides. the whole day See www.redcross.ie to register and 4. Learn how to use a traditional for more information, all compass and map participants must have registered inThis Project has been part-funded by North Tipperary LEADER Partnership under The Rural advance of the event; registrationDevelopment Programme 2007-2013 which is financed by the EU through the European closing date is April 8thAgriculture Fund for Rural Development and by the National Exchequer through the NationalDevelopment Plan.
  9. 9. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.iePeugeot Welcomes Rally Ace Craig BreenAs New Brand AmbassadorRally ace, Craig Breen, Irish International Super World Rally Championship winnerDriver of the Year 2012, has taken 2012, Craig will race in eight Europeandelivery of a new Peugeot 208 to Rally Championship (ERC) events thiscelebrate his appointment as a Brand year. When not competing, Craig willAmbassador for Peugeot Ireland. The new lead an intensive test programme for thePeugeot 208 Active 1.4 HDi is the perfect newly named Peugeot 208T16, destinedpartner to the young star. An award for the ERC scene in late 2013.winner itself, the stylish new Peugeot 208is currently Irish Small Car of the Year On the announcement, Craig Breen said,2013 and directly contributed to a 7% "This is incredible and beyond mymarket share growth for Peugeot in dreams. I am really excited to work with aJanuary. manufacturer like Peugeot Sport and to become a Brand Ambassador for PeugeotCraig recently landed the new Peugeot Ireland has really sealed the deal for me.”Sport Factory Rally Driver title and wasselected to train at the new Peugeot Sport Retailing from €14,785 plus dealerRally Academy. He celebrated his 23rd delivery related charges, Peugeot’s newly Pictured from left to right are George Harbourne, Peugeotbirthday at Rally Latvia with a second launched 208 comes with five years peace Managing Director, Andrew Slattery, Service Manager at Slattery’splace win in his Peugeot 207 S2000. of mind motoring. Garage and Craig Breen, Peugeot Sport rally ace. Slattery’s Garage Do the Double at Peugeot Dealer Aftersales AwardsPeugeot held their annual Aftersales Peugeot Aftersales in Ireland assess Recognised by Peugeot’sConference recently at the Louis their Dealers by examining progress adjudication team for the excellentFitzgerald Hotel, Dublin, attended by during a 12-month period to ensure all-round Service and Parts that80 Parts Managers and Service Peugeot standards are implemented. they have provided, Andrew andManagers from across the Peugeot On the Service side, a high Customer Zoltan were clear winners of thisDealer Network in Ireland. At the Satisfaction Index must be achieved year’s titles.conference, Peugeot presented the and vehicles maintained to thePeugeot Service Manager of the Year highest standard. An effective All customers at Slattery’s Garage2013 award to Andrew Slattery, Customer Relationship Management Puckane are invited to join theSlattery’s Garage, Puckane. At 26, programme must be in place and the Peugeot Service Club, a serviceAndrew is the youngest Service Dealership must participate at regular loyalty programme entitlingManager to ever win the award. technical training courses. In terms of customers to every fourth serviceZoltan Hicz, Parts Manager at Parts objectives, Dealers are assessed free. The Peugeot Service Club is Pictured from left to right are GeorgeSlattery’s Garage, was awarded on stock management, open to everybody, every make and Harbourne, Peugeot ManagingPeugeot Parts Manager of the Year accomplishment of sales targets for every model. Director, Zoltan Hicz, Parts Manager at2013. parts and accessories and showroom Slattery’s Garage and Craig Breen, display of Peugeot Boutique. Peugeot Sport rally ace.Craig Breen, Peugeot Sport rally ace,made a guest appearance at theconference, which was also attendedby Automobiles Peugeotrepresentatives Iain Rae andFrancois-Xavier Delvallee.Speaking at the Peugeot AftersalesConference, Andrew said, “I amdelighted with the Peugeot ServiceManager of the Year Award and it isan added bonus for Zoltan to bringhome the Parts Manager Award. AtSlattery’s Garage, we’ve workedvery hard to ensure our customersreceive a second-to-none experience.It is extremely gratifying to win thetwo accolades.”Zoltan holds a BA Hons inMechanical Engineering fromBudapest University and resides inBorrisokane with his wife and threechildren. He began his career in themotor industry in Hungary in 1997working for Peugeot before movingto Ireland in 2007 and bringing withhim a wealth of experience andknowledge to Slattery’s Garage. Heis a Formula One and Rally fanatic.
  10. 10. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Two in a row adds up for Borrisoleigh Maths StudentsPictured at the County Final of the Student Enterprise Awards are studentsfrom the Ursuline Secondary School Thurles, winners of the Senior Category On Friday 28th January 2013, St The winning team were presented withL-R Rita Guinan (CEO TNCEB) Denis Gleeson (Director TNCEB), Virginia Josephs College, Borrisoleigh emerged a cheque for 100 euro by Donal winners at the team maths quiz regional Coughlan (IMTA).O’Dowd MCC (Director TNCEB), Sandra Rossiter (Teacher), Alison final. The quiz is based on the higherMuldowney receiving the award from Minister Alan Kelly TD, Madeline Ryan level Leaving Cert Maths course, which These students from St. Joseph’sTNCEB, Mayor Michael O’Meara MCC and Geraldine Manning TNCEB. was held in Clonmel and is organised College, Borrisoleigh will representFront Leah Carroll, Sinead Gleeson, Irene O’Sullivan and Edel Hughes. by the Irish Maths Teachers Tipperary in the National Final of the Association. The winning team higher maths team quiz at the consisted of Michael Ryan, University of Limerick on Saturday Borrisoleigh; Brian Ryan, Thurles; 13th April 2013 – a distinction which James Moran, Templetuohy and was also achieved by last year’s leaving Shannon Browne, Drom. Team coach: cert student at St Joseph’s College, Alice Regan (maths teacher). Borrisoleigh!!Pictured at the County Final of the Student Enterprise Awards are Newport Photographed at the County Final of the Student Enterprise Awards 2012/2013 - the Intermediate Category Third Place went to ‘Sweet Treats’ from St Mary’sCollege students, with their entry “Winter Wonderland Logs” winners of the Secondary School, Nenagh, LtoR back Kathy Ann Reddan, Jacinta Kelly (Teacher),Junior category L-R Marie Tuohey (Teacher), Clarie Sullivan (Teacher), Mayor Michael OMeara MCC, Aine Mounsey, Virginia O Dowd MCC, MinisterAmanda Counihan, Shane O’Brien, Christina O’Connell, Minister Alan Kelly Alan Kelly TD, Front Ciara Ryan and Leanne YoungeTD, Amanda Fitzgerald, Mayor Michael O’Meara, MCC and Caitlin Hyde. Brendan Grace returns to The Source Arts Centre It’s time to get your funny bone Brendan has almost become a tickled this weekend as Brendan national institution and his humour is Grace returns to The Source Arts probably the just what the doctor Centre, as he presents an Evening of ordered to counteract our current Nostalgia featuring the best bits of woes. his amazing career as Ireland’s favourite stand up comedian. Saturday 23 March 8pm Brendan has been at The Source every year since it’s opening in 2006 Tickets €28 and has been a firm favourite with audience members of all ages. Why not make a night of it and come early to enjoy a meal or bar bites at Brendan has a unique quality as a The Source Café from 7pm? Ring comedian. All his characters are Sheena or Matt on 0504-58858 for instantly recognisable. Whether it’s more details. The Source Bar will be the sanctimonious priest, the drunken open from 7pm.Photographed at the Student Enterprise Awards County Final are the Intermediate father of the bride or Bottler, theCategory Runners Up from St Mary’s Secondary School Nenagh with their business world’s worst schoolboy, we all have For bookings go toColourful Candy, LtoR Back Ciara Byrne, Emma Croke, Jacinta Kelly (Teacher), encountered these people at some www.thesourceartscentre.ie or ringMajor Michael O Meara MCC, Minister Alan Kelly TD, Virginia O Dowd MCC, point. At this stage in his career, the Box Office on 0504 90204Front Miriam Breen, Aishling Sheedy and Patrice Cleary
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