Tipp tatler issue 192 august 2012

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The Tipp Tatler is a free fortnightly magazine distributed throughout North Tipperary and surrounding district. It is packed full of local news and interesting articles and provides the best business advertising in Tipperary

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Tipp tatler issue 192 august 2012

  1. 1. Advertise Online TATLERTipp To find out about advertising on our Website www.TippTatler.ie Phone: 0504-51945 or email: info@tipptatler.ie No. 192. Fri. 3rd August, 2012 Tel: 0504-51945 email: info@tipptatler.ie www.tipptatler.ie Tipp Tatler, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary FOR ALL TWO-WHEEL ENTHUSIASTS Rusheen, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary Summer PONY CAMPS Mon 20th - Fri 24th August 9.30 am- 5.30pm Family Discounts Available Price: €45 per day, €180 for 5 days, €380 residential contact Clare on 087- 410 6868 or email info@timotrec.com www.timotrec.com • All Leading Brands • Fully Trained Staff • Bosch Motorcycle Batteries• Tyres Batteries • Alloy Wheels • Bosch Brakes • Bosch Wipers • Alloy Wheel Repair • Wheel Alignment • Headlight Focus Slievenamon Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Tel: 0504 21233 Web: www.lyonstyre.com B&B Special Offer 20% Off SCHOOL BOOKS All Crown &Bridge Work Murphy Office Systems School Books Now The Mall Dental Practice Available Thurles Ph: 0504 21418 Weekly Payments Friary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Available Thurles Cashel Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 Book Covering Service www.thurlescasheldental.ie All Your School New School Bus Services Requirements, School Bags, etc. From Thurles to BACK TO SCHOOL Inch National School Also Available: Bouladuff, The Ragg, Thurles Laptops • Printers • Office Stationery For further information please contact: Callanan Bus Service Unit 1, Abbey Business Centre, Abbey Rd., Thurles Tel: 0504 22314; Fax: 0504 24336 Email: sales@murphyofficesystems.ie 087-2538111
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Thurles Auto & Agri Factors We make it easy Killinan, Thurles, Ph: 0504-90001 / Mbl: 087-1862094 with excellent rates and choice 0504 90402 or Of Body Panels, Bonnets, Wings, Bumpers, Door Mirrors, Grilles, Headlamps, Radiators, Filters, Bulbs, Wiper Blades, Turbos, Timing Belt Kits, Wheel Bearings, 087 9042610 Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs, Clutches, Brakes, Steering, Fuel Pumps, Exhausts, C.V. Joints, Brake hoses, Brake Calipers, Tow Bars, Catalytic Converters, www.boomerangskips.ie Batteries, Tyres, Oil, Detergent, Grease 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 SKIPS & RECYCLING Plant Spares Bucket Teeth / Pins, Rollers, Sprockets & Chain Trade Inquiries Welcome & Van Delivery Service Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you! Jokes "If you look like your passport photo, youre too ill to travel."A man, shocked by how his buddy is canoeing. If he knows as little as I One day, a woman walks into adressed, asks him, “How long have think he does, hes out swimming." dentist’s office and asks how much it When a woman on the staff of theyou been wearing that bra?” will cost to extract wisdom teeth. school where I worked becameThe friend replies, “Ever since my “Eighty euros,” the dentist says. engaged, a friend and colleaguewife found it in the glove "How was your blind date?" a “That’s a ridiculous amount,” the offered her some advice. ‘The firstcompartment. college student asked her room-mate. woman says. “Isn’t there a cheaper ten years are the hardest.’ ‘How long "Terrible!" the room-mate answered. way?” have you been married?’ she asked. "He showed up in his 1932 Rolls “Well,” the dentist says, “if you ‘Ten years’, he replied."I thought I told you to keep an eye Royce." don’t use an anesthetic, I can knockon your cousin," the mother said. "Wow! Thats a very expensive car. the price down to €60.”"Where is he?" Whats so bad about that?" “That’s still too expensive,” the A Scot returned home to Glasgow"Well," her son replied thoughtfully, "He was the original owner!" woman says. after a trip down south to London."if he knows as much about canoeing “Okay,” says the dentist. “If I save He complained to his friend theas he thinks he does, hes out on anesthesia and simply rip the Londoners were so rude. "They kept teeth out with a pair of pliers, I can banging on the door, knocking on knock the price down to €20.” the ceiling, hammering on the floor, Michael Collins “Nope,” moans the woman, “it’s still too much.” at three oclock in the morning." "Aye, and what did you do?" asked & Co Solicitors “Well,” says the dentist, scratching his head, “if I let one of my students his friend. "Och, I kept right on playing me do it, I suppose I can knock the price bagpipes." down to €10.” “Marvellous,” says the woman, GH ACCIDENTS LITIGATION “book my husband for next The most precious thing we have is A N E COURT REPRESENTATION Tuesday!” life. Yet it has absolutely no trade-in value. N And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found I am a nobody, and nobody is BUYING - SELLING in all the corners of the World. perfect; therefore I am perfect. ESTATES - WILLS FARMER & Then he made the Earth round ..... AGRI LEGAL and laughed and laughed and SERVICES laughed ... Do You Suffer From Arthritis, Weight Issues For Accident Advice, Court Representation, All Property Transactions, Or Poor Circulation? Complete Wills & Estate Service contact Michael or Maeve Collins Then you need the Vibro Plate. Professional, Efficient & Effective It helps people like you Get Fit, Tone Up & Lose Weight. AUGUST:- All Wills €100 It’s suitable for both young and old people. Nenagh:- Every Thursday & Friday 9.30 - 5.30 Simple to Use - Free Delivery - Fast Results or otherwise by appointment Tel: 067-41510 Website www.nefitnessireland.com www.mcollinsandco.com Email: mcollinslaw@gmail.com Hire from €14 per week Phone Noel (087) 6176472Michael and Maeve Collins, Solicitors, are delighted to announce Testimonialsthe opening of their new office at Wesley Place, Cudville, Nenagh Mary (45) Vibro Plate is the best gym equipment I have ever used. I lost 14lbs in 6 weeks For sound reliable advice, confidential and efficient service Tim (38) I have arthritis and after using the Vibro Plate I feel brilliant,Nenagh 067-41510• Borrisokane 067-27470 • Portumna 090 9741980 a new lease of life.
  3. 3. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieGladys (91) prepares to RelayGladys Cromer from Toomevaragot cancer in 1965, at the age of 44.At the time, she had a young familyand her husband, John, wasextremely ill. She says that she didnot have time to think about herself– only to concentrate on gettingbetter to look after her husband andfamily. However, she did have tohave a mastectomy and radiumtreatment. Widowed two yearslater, she did survive and has lived a met her she was proudly wearing herbusy and healthy life for the past 47 purple survivors’ T-shirt from lastyears. She now says that it is nice to year’s event. She said she was verylet people see that there is a life happy and honoured to take part in Cashel Road, Clonmelbeyond cancer. Her daughter Lillian Relay, and added: “it’s nice to showsays that throughout all the years, people you are still alive”! She hadGladys would always make a point of great fun at the event – “waving to Tel: 052 6123422calling people she knew of who got everyone the queen”! The candles ofcancer to give them encouragement hope all around the track were lovely,and hope. and she also enjoyed the bands and Email: clonmelplumbing@eircom.netLast year, Gladys was the oldest the entertainment. This year sheperson to take part in Relay for Life hopes to take part in Relay for Life Find us on Facbookwhich was held in St Michael’s GAA again on August 24th/25th, again ingrounds in Toomevara, an event to Toomevara – “I would hate to missraise awareness of cancer issues and it”, she says.to provide hope and practical support Gladys’ message is that there can beto cancer sufferers, their families and life after cancer and she would like tocommunities. She says that she give that hope to everybody –agrees wholeheartedly with the sufferers and their families. And shethemes of Relay – to celebrate those encourages everybody to becomewho have survived cancer, to involved with Relay for Life and toremember those who did not, and to come along on the last weekend offight back by providing research and August.support. Full of life and fun, when I Visit our showrooms with over 100 Is your enterprise the one to displays of Premier brands of bathrooms, represent North Tipperary? showers and accessories or visit ourThe County & City National Enterprise carries a prize fund of over €2,000 plusAwards will be held in the Mansion awards and four cash prizes will be heat centre for Stanley and all leadingHouse, Dublin in November with the presented locally as follows:winner announced at a black-tie gala brands of solid fuel, oil, gas fires anddinner. The Competition was Overall Winner: €1,000introduced in 1997 by the network of Runner Up: €300 stovesCounty & City Enterprise Boards to Best New Business: €500recognise the contribution made by Special Category: €300small firms to the Irish economy. Expert advice from our Professional and Friendly Team (since 1981)Tipperary North County Enterprise Finalists will be judged on areas suchBoard is now inviting its clients as their business plans, marketingenterthe National Enterprise Awards strategy, finance, the use of technologycompetition.Entrants must be clients and innovation in the business, in Visit our Trade Counter and(grant beneficiaries) of the Tipperary addition to the entrepreneurial skills ofNorth CEB. Past winners in North the business owner. The County “Shop Where the Professionals Shop”Tipperary include Crossogue Preserves, winners will receive valuable PR in theDigino Marketing, Cooleeney Cheese, local media and the overall winner willBrenwood Products and last year, be profiled in the national eventLyncare Systems Limited. brochure and regional/ national media in the run up to the competition.Each County & City Enterprise Boardthroughout the country will nominate a If you would like more information orCounty winner to go forward to the would like to request an entry form forNational Final which takes place on the National Enterprise Awards pleaseWednesday, 21st November 2012 in the contact the Tipperary North CountyMansion House. The National Winner Enterprise Board, Connolly Street,will receive a cash prize €5,000 in Nenagh 067-33086 or e-mailaddition to a commissioned piece by info@tnceb.ie. Completed applicationRoscommon based Designer & Maker forms should be returned to TNCEB byKate Oram. The County competition Friday, 14th September. Visit www.tipptatler.ie For News, Entertainment & Events from around the County
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie International Miss Macra 2012 The festival takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend- the LIBERTY SQ., WESTGATE, THURLES, CO. TIPPERARY dates are 2nd August to the 6th- we TEL: 087-6711793 return once again to Dundrum House Hotel- below is the details of Maternity & Nursing Wear Baby Equipment & Accessories the weekend: Toddler Character P.J.s and Underwear in Stock Arrive and Meet and Greet with festival officers and other contestants in Dundrum House Hotel Official opening of the Eye on the Prize- Kate Ms.Offaly, Lisa festival in Clonoulty Village Hall Ms.Avondhu, Michelle Ms.Seandun, Aine Gift Baskets & Deposits with tea, buns, traditional music and Ms.Imokilly, Marian Ms.North Tipp. Gift Taken ceilli dancing Vouchers On All aswell as meeting your host family. land!!!) (Please note- the event being Available Items organised by the Rally committee is 9.30 am- 4.00pm First Time Friday- Frisbee golf it involves using a for contestants- which will include a Frisbee to shoot golf balls into trip to Coolmore, Lunch and evening dustbins and will be taking part in a Kennedy Well Drilling We also do surprise (Please note the surprise activities are cake decorating and wide open space) 8pm-On stage interviews and zumba dancing- at present- any Cabaret- Festival Marquee ( The Geo Thermal Heating changes will be sent to you festival marquee will only be used More efficient than conventional heating immediately, if there is a change the for the interviews and will be kitted proposed change is to a film with chairs and standing area) Government Grants Available evening.) 10pm- late Music and dancing with For Details Contact: 4.00pm- 10.30pm Free time Friday No Recession and DJ in The Venue Jim Kennedy Phone: 0504-54054 evening to spend with host families Thurles or supporters 11.30am Mass in the parish church- Mobile: 086-8159285 10.30pm-late Friday night is our first Clonoulty. 087-0505756 ever Glow in the Dark disco with DJ- 12pm-3pm Family Fun Day with so get the Glo bands out!! BBQ, contestants obstacle course and other fun childhood games- 9am-Interviews with judges Clonoulty/Rossmore GAA pitch. Hot W 2pm- Waterford Rally taster- get a 7.30pm- late Champagne Reception, a te r Heating For The Future 24/7 taste of what the biggest event in the Gala Banquet and announcement of From Macra year is going to be like!!! International Miss Macra 2012- €4000 (The Rally is our National With Arkadia and DJ- Dundrum • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps Conference and is the three most House Hotel. • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control system eagerly awaited days in Macra • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boiler • Water Pumps & Softeners Calling All Budding Singers!Thomas MaherTel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310 Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.netCloncleigh, Two Mile Borris, Co. Tipperary The Ultimate No Dust, No Smell, FLOOR SANDING No Hassle Company - Guaranteed! Are there any young singers out there familiar and even a couple of LO Call - 1890 252 383 www.UltimateFloorSanding.com that want professional training? Can surprises! The aim of the camp is to Seamus Gleeson you see yourself on the stage? give the individual invaluable Our Ultimate Guarantee: Franchise Owner training and a lot of confidence that We Will: ü Turn up when we say we will T: 1890 252 383 M: 086 321 0669 The Source Arts Centre is hosting I they can apply to every aspect of life. ü Finish on time F: 091 876 513 want to sing!, a renowned singing At the end of the week there will be a Not create or leave any mess E: seamus.gleeson @UltimateFloorSanding.com camp aimed at ages 10-16 year olds fantastic free concert where all (dust free systems used)... And leave you with a beautiful looking floor! Killaun, Dromineer, Nenagh under the tuition of Choral Academy participants can showcase their new Ireland’s Jim Maley from Monday found talents on stage to family and August 13th to Friday August 17th. friends. I want to sing! has been an This fantastic experience gives amazing success all over the country Trailer For Hire • Trailer students a chance to learn about the voice under professional tuition, how it works and how to get the most out since it was founded in 2005. Prepare to be stunned at what can be achieved in a week! • 12x6 with High Sides of it. The Choral Academy teaches • Tipper, Ramp / Skids you to sing as part of a group in Monday August 13th to Friday • €50 Per Day harmonies and solos. Everyone gets a August 17th 10.30am – 3.30pm • Driver & Trailer also specialized singing lesson to cater for For bookings ring box office on 0504 Available the individual needs of your voice. 90204 or go to • Also Skip hire www.thesourceartscentre.ie for more. Contact Keith You will perform songs from Places are limited, €80 per student 083-1280323 composers and artists like U2, for the week. Coldplay, Snow Patrol, some not so
  5. 5. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie HURRY! Get Mortgage Interest Relief before it disappears By Eamonn WalshIt is time to act if you are a First is made up of capital payment (say Eligible Amount as a First Time 5 but 2017 is the last year in whichTime Buyer and would like to €600) and interest payments (say Buyer: €10,000 mortgage interest relief will be €400). Depending on the amount of Relief Rate for First Time Buyer: available.save up to €30,000 on the the loan, the term of the mortgage 25%purchase of your first property. and the interest rate, the split Relief to be granted is calculated as: So what are my chances ofBeware - this first time buyer between the capital and interest €10,000 * 25% = €2,500 securing a mortgage?relief is time limited and will portions can vary from all of it being Monthly TRS based on above interest (on an interest only figures: €2,500/12 = €208.33 per While it is accepted that acquiring aend December 2012. mortgage in these difficult times is mortgage) or practically all of it month being capital repayments (when you challenging, Lending Institutions doIn a surprise move Minister Noonan finally get to pay off the mortgage). take existing Rental Repayment’shas increased the relief for First Important: mortgage interest relief Category A First Time Buyer (3rd, into consideration as well as aTime Buyers who buy a home in is only available on the interest part 4th and 5th Years @ 22.5%) Savings record.2012 of your monthly mortgage payment – Remember most Lending institutionsFor prospective First Time Buyers, You can calculate your relief at not the whole amount. will want to see at least 6 monthsBudget 2012 has increased mortgage 22.5% of the interest paid by you on savings/rental evidence so startinterest relief to 25%. It was widely your mortgage up to a maximum of See Example below………….. saving now before this relief finishesexpected that mortgage interest relief €10,000 interest paid. Example 1 for good.would be gone altogether for newFirst Time Buyers so this is an Mary, who is single and a first-time Example 1: Interest Paid: €10,000 buyer takes out a qualifying home Hopefully this article is of some helpunexpected but welcome bonus. For Eligible Amount as a First Time loan to purchase a house before the to you and in the meantime I wisha new 2012 First Time Buyer Buyer: €10,000 you the very best in your first pur-mortgage of €200,000 on an interest 31st December 2012 Relief Rate for First Time Buyer: chase.rate of 4.5% this will mean a She is entitled to the following tax 22.5%monthly interest relief payment of relief until 31sst December 2017. Relief to be granted is calculated as:€188 back to you. This is a big €10,000 * 22.5% = €2,250incentive for First Time Buyers to Monthly TRS based on above Eamonn Walsh Mortgages andbuy in 2012 figures: €2,250/12 = €187.50 per Category A First Time Buyer (1st Investments Ltd is regulated by the month Financial Regulator as an AuthorisedNow the boring stuff: How is this and 2nd Years @ 25%) Rates for First Time Buyers Adviser and as a Mortgage andcalculated? You can calculate your relief at Investment Broker. Phone EamonnMortgage interest relief is granted on 25% of the interest paid by you on Mortgage interest relief for first-time 086-0471147 Email info@ewalsh.iethe interest portion of your monthly your mortgage up to a maximum of buyers in 2012 is 25% for the first 15 Bank St,Templemore.mortgage repayment. Say, for €10,000 interest paid. and second tax year in which youexample you are paying €1,000 a pay mortgage interest. You will getmonth on mortgage payments. This Example 1: Interest Paid: €10,000 relief of 22.5% in tax years 3, 4 and Garrykennedy, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Tel: 067-23232 This unique traditional family run Bar & Restaurant is situated in Garrykennedy, on the south shore of Lough Derg on the River Shannon. Beside Irelands pleasure lake with breathtaking views, Larkins offers high standards of service with a personal touch. Larkins Pub, Garrykennedy, Portroe, Nenagh • Recommended in the Michelin Guide to Eating Out in Pubs - 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Phone: 067-23232 • Recommended by Georgina Campbell and members of Good Food Ireland Email: info@larkinspub.com • Best Good Food Ireland Member - Shannon Region 2010 Web: www.larkins.ie • Best Gastro Pub Tipperary 2011 & 2012 www.facebook.com/LarkinsGarrykennedy
  6. 6. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Premier www.premierpaving.ie Tipperary GAA Scene a Paving Specialists By Ger Ryan PRO v i Patio & Driveway All Ireland Senior Football Championship outnumbered on the night. Ticket prices as follows:- Adult €15 n Display Centre Blackcastle, Twomileborris, Thurles, Student/OAP €10; Juvenile €2; g Large Range Of Paving Available Co. Tipperary Commiserations to the Tipperary senior footballers and management Student/OAP - Concession on the night on full price tickets only – pay team on their defeat by 1-13 to 0-11 to full price and get a refund of €5 at Limestone • Indian Sandstone • Granite Flags Down in last Saturday’s All Ireland specified Stiles on the day (on • Block Paving • Concrete Flag Paving senior football championship qualifier production of valid I.D.) Round 4 game at Mullingar. While it Supply & Fit Service Available was very disappointing to lose, the Enquiries: players, management and backroom Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor All Paving Accessories Available 0504-44208 team can be very proud of their Football Championship Sandstone • Gravel • Aco Drains performance in this year’s • Covers • Sealer 086-2535184 championship. They represented the Good luck to the Tipperary minor county with pride, determination and footballers and management for their plenty of skill. The future is worth Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor looking forward to and hopefully Football Championship quarter-final further progress will be made in 2013. against Mayo on Saturday next at Croke Park at 3pm. The game will be MENSWEAR followed at 5pm by the All Ireland Munster Intermediate Hurling senior football quarter-final between Championship Down and Mayo and at 7pm by the quarter-final between Dublin and Congratulations to the Tipperary Laois. Tipperary and Mayo have met intermediate hurlers and management 4 times in the minor football l for on their 1-18 to 0-17 victory over Clare championship with 2 wins each. in the Munster Intermediate hurling Tipperary won the 1934 and 1955 Al 0504-21852 Friar Str, Thurles championship final played at Nenagh last weekend. The team was captained by Eddie Connolly of Loughmore semi-finals and Mayo won the 1935 final and the 2009 quarter-final. Ticket prices for Saturday are: Stand - €30, Castleiney. It was Tipperary’s first title Terrace - €20, Juvenile Stand - €5 at this grade since 2002. Their next (juvenile must be accompanied byNorth Tipperary Macra na Feirme AGM game will be the All Ireland final adult). Senior Citizens and Student against Kilkenny or Galway on Stand - €20 (Cusack & Davin Stands September 1. only, concession refunds from BlockThe Annual General Meeting of North Competitions Secretary - Louise D turnstiles to rear of Cusack StandTipperary Macra na Feirme was ODwyerrecently held at Bobby Reidys, PRO - Martin Fogarty prior to entry). No refunds availableNewtown. The meeting was attended Development Chairperson - Gerard Bord Gais Energy Munster Under after entry to stadium. Club have beenby the Munster Vice President of Fogarty 21 Hurling Final notified of group pass options.Macra, Tommy Moyles. Development Secretary - Jimmy Fogarty We wish the under 21 hurlers andThe Chairman Tim Maher in his Social Officer - Roisin Ryan management the very best of luck for Tickets For All Ireland Hurlingaddresss stated the North Tipperary Young Farmer Devlopment Chair - the Munster final against Clare in Semi-FinalsMacra had made a number of Sarah Guilfoyle Cusack Park, Ennis on Wednesday,achievements over the last twelve Young Farmer Devlopment Secretary - August 8 at 7.15pm. The game will be Tipperary’s opponents in the Allmonths. North Tipp Macra won four Padraig Meade. refereed by John Sexton of Cork. Ireland hurling semi-final at CrokeAll Ireland titles, Clodagh Club IFA Rep. - Niall ODonnell and Arthur Given the expected large attendance Park on Sunday August 19 at 3.30pmwinning three and Devilsbit winning Griffin. this match will be all ticket and seating will be Kilkenny following their 4-16their very first ever. Our National National Council Rep. - John Joyce. will not be reserved. Please note that to 1-16 victory over a gallant LimerickCouncil Rep John Joyce was elected Juveniles will require a ticket. team at Semple Stadium on Sunday.chair of the Ag Affairs Committee. An The election of Sarah Guilfoyle as Supporters are strongly advised to The senior game will be preceded byeight member delegation represented Chair of the YFDG is seen as a attempt purchase their tickets in advance as we the minor semi-final betweenMacra na Feirme at Aras an by North Tipp Macra to promote cannot guarantee that there will be Tipperary and Galway at 1.30pm.Uachartain. A new Club was set up in young women in the Agricultural tickets for sale on the night due to the Galway had a very impressive 4-20 toBallinahinch/Killoscully. Clubs were sector. Best of luck was wished to demand. Clubs should immediately 2-11 victory over Wexford in thevery busy raising money for Charity. Marian Keating of Newport Macra na contact their members and request quarter final at O’Connor Park,Membership is at a ten year high. The Feirme who will be representing NorthChairman stated that recruitment in the Tipperary macra na Feirme at this orders which they will then forward to Tullamore on Saturday. Tickets areseven Clubs in North Tipperary was years Interantional Miss Macra their divisional ticket co-ordinator in now on sale through clubs, onlinevital if the progress made was to be Festival taking place this weekend in the same way as for all Munster at www.tickets.ie and at selectedbuilt on. He pledged to bring Macra Dundrum. Macra na Feirme is an fixtures. The limited stand and sideline Centra and SuperValu outlets. Pricesback to any community in North organisation for young people between seats will not be reserved as they are are as follows:Tipperary which showed an interest in the ages of 17 and 35 who are on a first come first served basis. We Stand €40; Terrace €25; Juvenile €5setting up a new Club. interested in meeting new people and urge all Tipperary supporters to book (must be accompanied by an adult); getting involved in sports, travel, their tickets early and avoid being Senior citizens and students €25 forThe following were elected for the drama, debating, or just want to meet disappointed. Remember tickets are Cusack and Davin Stands only withcoming year. new people and have some fun! To be limited and it’s important we are notPresident - Laura Ryan a member of Macra, you must join aChairman - Tim Maher Macra club in your area. This willSecretary - Deirdre Kirwin open the door to new friends and newTreasurer - Noel Walsh activities. There are seven clubs across Visit www.tipptatler.ie For News, EntertainmentCompetitions Chairperson - Catherine North Tipperary bursting with activity & Events from around the CountyMaher who always welcome a new face.
  7. 7. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Tipperary GAA Scene Keep Your Teak Windows (Continued) Why Heat the Street?concession refunds from Block D provided, come along and help Etihadturnstiles to rear of Cusack Stand. celebrate as they search for an Irish Hurling club to join their successful CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed sponsorship family. It’s all to play for!Divisional Titles For ThurlesSarsfields And Mullinahone Derek O’mahoney RefereeingFollowing Portroe securing their first Minor Q/Fever divisional senior hurling title inNorth Tipperary last Sunday week, the Good luck to Derek O’Mahoney fromMid and South senior hurling titles Ardfinnan who will refereen the Allwent to more regular homes last Ireland minor football quarter finalweekend with victories for Thurles between Dublin and Monaghan atSarsfields and Mullinahone. Páirc Esler, Newry at 5.30pm onSarsfields, thanks to an amazing feast Sunday next, August 5.of goal scoring from placed balls andgeneral play by Pa Bourke, defeated a • Using “Pilkington K Glass”stunned Loughmore Castleiney by A Chance To Visit Ballydoyle U-Value 1.27-16 to 2-13 at Templemore. In the • 8 Times More Efficient than Single Glazing Mirror and GlassworxSouth Eoin Kelly scored 1-11 as Excellence in any sport is to be • No More Condensation Specializes in the design,Mullinahone defeated Carrick Swan admired greatly and Ballydoyle, where installation and repair of aby 1-17 to 2-9 at Clonmel Sportsfield. Aidan O’Brien trains his team of • Keep the Natural Beauty of Hardwood Frames wide range of glassWell done to the officers of both highly successful racehorses, is world And mirror products fordivisional boards on the excellent renowned. Rosegreen GAA Club in • Environmentally Friendly • Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace.arrangements in place for both finals. association with Ballydoyle Racing are offering patrons of the Rosegreen the Value of Your Home Field Day on Sunday August 5 theEtihad Airways Raise The Bar – Get opportunity to visit the famous stables Mirror and GlassworxEtihad To Sponsor Your Club at Ballydoyle. The field day will Tel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631 commence at 1.30pm in Rosegreen. A David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184What will your club do to win the shuttle bus will operate throughout the e-mail:info@mgwx.iebiggest prize in the game? Coming day taking patrons on a guided tour of Website: www.mgwx.iesoon to etihadgaa.ie your chance to Ballydoyle. A monster auction willRAISE THE BAR for your club. From also take place in the Community Fieldthe GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior and other attractions include sports forChampionship to the Formula 1 Etihad young and old, wheel of fortune, DogAirways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and show, Bottle Stall, Bric-A-Brac and Thinking of sinking a wellfrom Manchester City in soccer to Under 8s hurling blitz. The day willHarlequins in rugby, Etihad Airways conclude with the Queen of the Greenhas a proud tradition supporting and Dance from 10pm to 2am. for your own water supply?sponsoring competitions and clubs, all Talk to the experts at:over the world. And because theyunderstand the crucial role that GAA Tipperary GAA Scene Patrick Hoareclubs play in communities throughout & Sons LtdIreland, and appreciate the issues that Information concerning all areas in the Nenagh, Co Tipperarymany of them are now facing in 2012, GAA will appear in this section in theEtihad now want to RAISE THE BAR future. 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  9. 9. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieKIDZ Play & Party ZoneKIDZ Play & Party Zone is located Magazines and newspapers arein Tesco Shopping Centre, Cahir purchased daily, plus we also haveRoad, Cashel. FREE Wi Fi – Work or Surf while your children have fun.Our indoor play centre contains alarge indoor play frame, bouncy Parent & Toddler Groupcastle and play area for toddlers. We KIDZ Play & Party Zone alsoare open every day from 10am to 6 provides a forum for parents, babies Hot Food, Gourmet Coffees, Fresh Sandwichespm and the entrance fee allows play & toddlers to meet. It is held every and Confectionery served all dayfor up to two hours. Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10am to 12.30pm. The cost is €5.00KIDZ Play & Party Zone also has a per child and includes access to allseparate party room available for our play equipment, sausage & toastbirthday parties – we offer a hot food for the child and tea / coffee for theparty offering or a sweet treat party. adults. Toddlers who are not walking are FREE. This is a great opportunityOur fully trained and friendly staff to meet parents in your local area.are here to help you relax and enjoyyour time as much as your children For more information call 062-do – in a safe, stimulating and fun 70800, visitenvironment. www.kidzplayandpartyzone.ie or follow us on FacebookOur café provides beverages,sandwiches and hot meals.Clonoulty Rossmore Vintage Club Fun Run yandparty.ieClonoulty Rossmore Vintage Club Semi Final,will be broadcast the www.kidzplahad a very successful fun run on match live in the field. The Tipp FM eenSunday the 14 th July as even the Roadcaster will be on site on the day TV Scr leweather held up. Every mode of until 2pm, get your requests ready! Availab g For sportintransport was catered for, walking,running, cycling and driving. Great A family fun day is guaranteed with eventsfun was had by young and old. The the numerous side-shows includingpresence of our 3 local County GAA bouncy castle, guess thestars Timothy Hammersley, John weight of the bullocks and manyO’Neill and John O’Keefe added a more entertaining activities. Theretouch of glamour and prestige to the will be a catering marquee, chipday. Everyone had a good appetite van and ice cream catering for allworked up for the BBQ afterwards, tastes.which proved a very popular social Also we will be looking for (in the Library and the Arts Centre)gathering for all members of the donations of toys, books, jewellery Cathedral Street, Thurles, 0504-58858community. and handbags for sale on our stand if Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm you have any available please contactPlans are well under way for our Mary Hennessy @ 087-8200208. Breakfast, Lunch or Afternoon TeaAnnual Rally which will be held on We are also looking for anyone who Private area upstairs available free of charge for meetingsSunday the 19th August in Clonoulty can help on the day to let us know inVillage. The All Ireland Hurling advance.The Source Café"Matt and Sheena Lacovara, hard but very rewarding, especiallyproprietors of the Source Café in when people tell us that our coffee isThurles (in the Library). We have excellent and our soup and many ofbeen the new owners of The Source our hot meals are also spot on! WeCafé for the past 18 months now and are always adding different things tobusiness is getting better and better. the menu on our specials board such Parents: Why not take advantage in September and send yourWe are delighted to have a great deal as Falafel wraps (Lebanese), surf and child (school age) to the cafe after school where they can grab aof regular customers and have built turf baguettes (crispy bacon and bite to eat and do their homework at the same time (veryup a very good relationship with prawns) and lately we have started beneficial for parents who work).them over the past 18 months. On our doing pancakes with bacon andfirst day in The Source Café I never maple syrup for breakfast (usually on Free wifi (just ask for the code at the counter in the coffee shop)forget it!!! Everything that could go a Thursday)! We always take advicewrong, did go wrong!!! Our coffee from our customers and appreciate Pre-show meals (not necessary to book unless large parties) -machine was leaking all over the feedback so that we can improve all Look for the knife and fork symbol in the brochurefloor, as was the ice machine and the time. If you have never tried usmany more problems surfaced in that before, dont be shy, pop in and try a Kids parties catered for in conjunction with The Thurles Leisurevery first week!! But, our customers smoothie, or a milkshake or one of Centrestuck with us and appreciated the fact our new additions: Malt Shakesthat everyone has teething problems (from the recommendation of one of Find us on Facebook under The Source Caféwhen they first start a new business our very loyal customers - you know or Sheena Lacovaraand they have loyaly supported us who you are)!!!"since the beginning! It has been very
  10. 10. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieNenagh Eire Og Munster Champions Tipperary Intermediate team VCommunity Games 2012 Waterford in Munster final. Pieta House Calls on Tipperary Women to Raise Awareness by Taking Part in Mini Marathon Pieta House, the suicide and self- harm crisis centre, is calling on Tipperary women of all ages to run or walk the Tipperary Women’s Mini Marathon in Pieta House t-shirts to help raise awareness of the free services they provide. The Mini Marathon takes place in Thurles, the European Town of Sport for 2012, on Sunday, 30th September at 11am. Pieta House t-shirts are available ongoing and we’re hoping to open from Marie Peelo in Pieta House on there in the very near future,” she“National Champions - Tipperary Boys U/13 4 x 100m Relay team who won National 01 628 2111 or mariepeelo@pieta.ie. said.Gold at the Woodie’s DIY AAI Inter-County Relays recently. L to R: Martin Kehoe A group of local Pieta House Demand for Pieta House’s services(Carrick-On-Suir A.C.), Luke Mooney (Nenagh Olympic A.C.), David Ryan, Jack Ryan, supporters (pictured) are already increased by 81% last year. PietaJack Fallon (all Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C.) & Jake Vermeer (Carrick-On-Suir A.C.) taking part in the 10k mini marathon House first opened its doors in and the charity is hoping that more Lucan, Co. Dublin in January 2006. Sean Glasheen had the last will join them in the coming weeks. There is now a second national centre of his events in the “As Thurles is the European Town of in Limerick and three further Tullamore All Ireland Sport for 2012 there’s no better year outreach centres across Dublin. There Athletics. He took the to get involved in the Tipperary are active discussions in progress to silver medal with a new personal best throw of Women’s Mini Marathon,” said Joan open centres in Roscrea, Galway and 14.47m, missing out on Freeman, CEO and founder of Pieta Cork. gold by only 1 cm. He House. “I hope that lots of people Registration for the Tipperary also took bronze place will choose to run in our Pieta House Women’s Mini Marathon is available with the Tipperary relay t-shirts to raise awareness of the free online at www.tippminimarathon.ie. team comprising of Sean service we provide to people in crisis. The closing date for entries is Glasheen, Declan Leamy, As many of you know, fundraising Monday, 24th September. Daniel Ryan and Jack for a Pieta House centre in Roscrea is Dunne. The theories and treatment presented with weak and tight hip involved in the movement. They are Hip Muscle Weakness presented at thathip muscle connected with time were extensors, not weak hamstrings. Biomechanically a weak buttock movement experts. If you are concerned that weakness and tightness We continue our series of weakness and the overall effect it has (gluteals), would lead to the hamstring of your hip complex is leading to Physiotherapy Related Articles with a biomechanically on the leg. Hip dominance with hip extension lower quarter injuries and you would very important concept that has been weakness was shown to possibly lead (gluteals). The hamstring alone was like further assessment please see your gaining recognition and clinical to multiple injuries of the lower not designed for this job specifically doctor or" chartered physiotherapist." evidence. A few years ago, some of extremity including Anterior Cruciate and would become overloaded with If you decide to consult a our staff was lucky enough to attend a Ligament Injuries (non-contact), running. In the end the hamstring physiotherapist always ensure that course by Dr. Powers from the Patello-Femoral Dysfunctions, would break down and tear. he/she is chartered. References for University of Southern California. Hamstring Injuries (chronic), Treatment was changed to include a this article are available at our Clinic. The course content presented was on Trochanteric Bursitis, Pes Anserina lot of gluteal strength activity, and the Therese Ryan and Daniel Walsh are Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Bursitis, Snapping Hip Syndrome, and patient made good progress on this “Chartered Physiotherapists” with Quarter (i.e. leg) and some of this calf injuries, etc. program. Premier County Physiotherapy research was utilized to help his One example given at the time was a I know that was a lot to take in, but operating out of our Thurles and patient population which included world class sprinter presenting with your local Chartered Physiotherapists Templemore Clinics. some world class athletes. Since that chronic hamstring strains. After understands and knows the time we have seen this work noted and having his hamstrings treated time and biomechanics involved in movement For appointments in either clinics referenced by multiple other lecturers again over the years, upon and has a good understanding of the please contact 0504-26090 both in the USA and Europe. examination at USC, he actually relationship between structures

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