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Tipp Tatler Issue 196 December 2012


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The Tipp Tatler is a free 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 196 December 2012

  1. 1. Advertise Online TATLERTipp To find out about advertising on our Website Phone: 0504-51945 or email: No. 196. December, 2012 Tel: 0504-51945 email: Tipp Tatler, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary All of us at the Tipp Tatler Would like to Thurles Wish all our Readers, Hardware Ltd. Advertisers & Contributors A Very Happy Christmas • Bathrooms & Showers • Stoves & Fireplaces • Heating & Plumbing • Light Hardware Supplies Rusheen, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary Wishing All Our Ph: 087 410 6868 A Happy ChristmasChristmas Pony Camp Paint and Tiles now in Stock 24th December 10.00 to 4.30 Great Offer on Stoves & Fireplaces Unit 5, Thurles Retail Park, Stradavoher, Thurles (Formerly Kevin Darmody Ltd) Tel. 0504-90160 Get on with your last minute Christmas Shopping While the kids have fun! Borrisoleigh 0504 51927 € Don’t be Disappointed, GHD’s To book contact Clare on 0874 410 6868 Book your Appointment! availab le Or email Tues 18th - 9.30-6pm Merry Christmas Wed 19th - 9.30-8pm to all our Customers Thurs 20th - 9.30-8pm Fri 21st - 9.30-8pm Christmas Club open Sat 22nd - 9.30-6pm Lots of Christmas Gifts Find us on (Other times by appointment) Special Offer for Nov/Dec Take Home Teeth Whitening €150 Vouchers available for Christmas Gifts The Mall Dental Practice Thurles Ph: 0504 21418 Friary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Thurles Cashel Support The Local Businesses Who Support Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 The Area Where You Live, Work And Play.
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler We make it easy with excellent rates and choice 0504 90402 or 087 9042610 • Entrances • Houses • Boundary Walls • Castles • Churches • Bridges • Arch Construction • Restoration • Re-pointing boomerang SKIPS & RECYCLING • Fireplaces • Stone Paving etc. Restoration & Conservation using Traditional Lime Mortar Patrick Noel Ryan, Thurles. Tel: 087-1938600 Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you! Email: Website: Christmas is a time when everybody wants his JokesA man phones home from his office The man replies, "Yep, the fishing Past forgotten and his present remembered. One day two cows were chatting He said, "Well, Im in the bar rightand says to his wife, "I have the was great... but you forgot to pack over the fence between their two next to it."chance to go fishing for a week. Its my blue silk pajamas." fields.the opportunity of a lifetime. I have His wife smiles and says, "Oh, no I The first cow said, "Im telling you,to leave right away. Please pack my didnt... I put them in your tackle this mad cow disease is getting prettyclothes, my fishing equipment, and box!" scary! Ive heard its spreading so fastespecially my blue silk pajamas. Ill that its already on Farmer Murphys A young man saw an elderly couplebe home in an hour to pick them up." land just down the road!" sitting down to lunch at McDonalds.The man rushes home to grab The second cow replied, "So what? It He noticed that they had ordered oneeverything. He hugs his wife, doesnt affect us chickens!" meal, and an extra drink cup. As heapologizes for the short notice, and Salesman: This computer will cut watched, the gentleman carefullythen hurries off. A week later, the your workload by 50%. divided the hamburger in half, thenman returns and his wife asks, "Did Office Manager: Thats great, Ill take A couple were Christmas shopping at counted out the fries, one for him,you have a good trip, dear?" two of them. the mall on Christmas Eve and the one for her, until each had half of mall was packed. As the wife walked them. Then he poured half of the soft through the mall she was surprised to drink into the extra cup and set that look up and see her husband was in front of his wife. The old man then nowhere around. She was quite upset began to eat, and his wife sat because they had a lot to do. Because watching, with her hands folded in she was so worried, she called him Equestrian Shop on her mobile phone to ask him where he was.In a calm voice, the husband said, "Honey, you her lap. The young man decided to ask if they would allow him to purchase another meal for them so that they didnt have to split theirs. Horse & Rider Essentials remember the jewellery store we went into about 5 years ago where The old gentleman said, "Oh no. Weve been married 50 years, and you fell in love with that diamond everything has always been and will One Stop Shop necklace that we could not afford and always be shared, 50/50." The I told you that I would get it for you young man then asked the wife if she one day?" The wife choked up and - Bedding started to cry and said, "Yes, I was going to eat. She replied, "When Pony hes finished with my teeth!" Horse & d - Haylage remember that jewellery store." C ooke Mix 12% - Feed - Tack - Health Care & Supplements Ned Bourke T.V. Wishing all our Customers Dog - Gain - Horse A Happy Christmas Grattan Street, Tipperary Buy 10 Stable Mix, Get 1 FREE 062-52109 / 087-8233513 0504 90402 Best Value in TV, DVD Mill Road, Thurles Satellite & Music Systems
  3. 3. Keep Your Teak Windows Why Heat the Street? CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed First There Was Hair Colour Then Came INOA Only Available at Boutique Salon • Using “Pilkington K Glass” Parnell Street U-Value 1.2 Phone : 0504-90662 • 8 Times More Efficient than To Book Your Appointment Single Glazing Mirror and Glassworx Specializes in the design, Now • No More Condensation • Keep the Natural Beauty of installation and repair of a Hardwood Frames wide range of glass • Environmentally Friendly And mirror products for 20% Discount on all• Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace. Services Mon-Wed the Value of Your Home All blowdrys €15 Proud to be the onlyMirror and Glassworx 5 Star Salon in ThurlesTel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184e-mail:info@mgwx.ieWebsite: All your Electrical Appliance Giftware at 64/65 Pearse St., Nenagh Tel: 067-32022 / 32690 GOCLEVER TAB R75 BUNDLE • TAB R75 tablet, LCD TFT 7” • Camera • Micro SD, mini-USB, HDMI • Build-in Wi-Fi • Android 4.0 (Google Play) 64/65 Pearse St., Nenagh • Leather case with built-in keyboard Ph: 067-32022 / 32690 • Mini USB, Stylus included • Waterproof 15”LAPTOP 42” s Cr een r • Intel Celeron Processor 32” es o l u t io n l ed C850-19Z • 4 GB RAM, 320GB HDD h dh d mi s Ca r t usb • 15.6” HD LED   • Intel HD graphics • Wi-Fi   RAM WINDOWS 32” HD READY REALITY MOTIONFLOW 8 € • A Energy Rated • Full HD LED TV with Cinema 3D • LG’s new slim minimalistic design • 100Hz Full HD 1080 Picture €429 • Wi-Fi™ Built-In • 3D Glasses included • Slim Edge LED TV that’s designed to save space
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler John Quirke 10 Reasons To Shop Locally Watchmaker & Jeweller & Support Independent Retailers• Pandora, Newbridge Silverware 1. Local Economic to have to commute which• Yo Designer Silver All Items purchased Stimulus. means more time and less• Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss & Guaranteed to be traffic and pollution. Citizen Watches When you purchase at Engraved free before• Waterfor/Tipperary/Galway & locally owned businesses Christmas Killarney Crystal (Except Crystal) rather than nationally 6. Customer Service Is• Antica Murrina Beads & Jewellery owned, more money is Better.• Specialising in Engraving kept in the community because locally-owned businesses often Local businesses often hire people Happy Christmas 14 Castle St., Cahir, purchase from other local businesses with more specific product expertise Co. Tipperary for better customer service. To all our Customers and service providers . Purchasing Tel/Fax: 052-74 41 774 E-mail: local helps grow other businesses. 7. Local Business Owners Invest 2. Non Profits Receive Greater In Community. Support. Local businesses are owned by Fitzpatricks Local business owners donate more to local charities than non-local owners. people who live in the community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the communitys welfare and future. Only Finest Cut 3. Unique Businesses Create Meats & Freshest Character & Prosperity 8. Public Benefits Far Outweigh Public Costs. Vegetables The unique character of your local delivered directly community is defined in large part Local businesses require by the business that reside there, and comparatively little infrastructure to your that plays a big factor in your overall and more efficiently utilize public door at your satisfaction with where you live and services relative to chain stores. Request! the value of your home and property. Phone: 0504 - 44708 Happy Christmas To 9. Competition And Diversity 4. Environmental Impact Is Leads To More Consumer 087 - 7609643 All Our Customers Reduced. Choices. Small local business usually set up A marketplace of thousands of small shop in the town/village centre, businesses is the best way to ensure Dunne providing a centralized variety that is innovation and low prices over the much friendlier to a communitys long-term. walk score than out of town shopping malls. This generally means contributing less to sprawl, 10. You Matter More locks and keys locksmith congestion, habitat loss and We talk a lot about exerting All Makes of Keys Cut, Duplicated, pollution. influence with your purchasing Coded & Programmed choices, or "voting with your wallet." Its a fact that business Lost Keys - No Problem 5. Most New Jobs Are Provided By respond to their customers but your Locks Supplied & Fitted Local Businesses. values and desires are much more 24 Hour Service Small local businesses are the largest influential to your local community Lock In - Locked Out - No Problem employers nationally. Plus the more business than the large chain stores. Keys Retrieved jobs you have in your local community the less people are going Happy Christmas to all our Customers Contact: Nigel Dunne 067 37339 / 087 160 9935 28/29 Summerhill, Nenagh The Benefits of Buying Local Food It’s fresh. Buying local food means It supports local economy. Buying there is less time between when your from local farmers supports food was harvested and when it gets businesses in your community, aiding Sliding Wardrobes to your table. the overall local economy. December Offers Cathedral Street Thurles It’s better for the environment. Local foods require less packaging and It creates access to food experts. Buying local food creates theSliding and Walk-in Phone 0504-22221 travel less distances, saving on waste opportunity for you to build a Wardrobes Unit 2, and pollution. relationship with your food supplier, O’Connor’s Shopping Centre, learning about what he or she knows Full Design Dublin Road, Nenagh Service It’s better for you. Local foods are best—food. Phone 067-42913 more nutritious: food loses vitamins After 6pm, Contact Sean and minerals as it ages. 087 8226803
  5. 5. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieHow the Multiplier Effect Shanahans CentraBenefits your local economyAccording to RGData the “multiplier effect” means that€1 spent locally is worth €4 while €1 spend in a globalchain is worth a fraction of that. BorrisoleighHow the Multiplier Effect works You may say that you get better value for money buying online or inA really basic example of how the the multinationals. That’s fairmultiplier effect works and helps the enough. Everybody is looking for thelocal economy is as follows; best value they can. But large numbers of people making aI go to my local electrical shop one conscious effort to spend an extra bitmorning and spend €100 on some locally can and does make aelectrical appliance. Later that difference. For instance, instead ofmorning the owner of the electrical one person spending €100 we couldshop goes to the local garage and break it down into 10 peoplepays for €100 worth of long overdue spending an extra €10 or 20 peoplemaintenance to his car. The spending an extra €5 locally.mechanic has a Christmas party Imagine the over 40,000 readers ofcoming up and needs some new the Tipp Tatler spending just an extraclothes so he goes to the local €10 or €20 with small independentclothes shop and spends €100. The retailers. That’s not an extra €10 onowner of the clothes shop goes to the what you would already be spending,local hair salon and spends €100 on a that’s just spending it locally insteadbeautiful new upstyle for Christmas. of giving it to some globalThe hairdresser visits the local corporation to divide up amongstbutcher and buys €100 worth of their shareholders.meat…… This story could keepgoing on and on re- Local businesses supportspending/recycling the same money communities, they employ localthroughout the community. In this tradespeople, they buy local goodsvery basic example €500 has been and services, they support local clubs Normal Opening hoursspent in the local economy (of course and sporting bodies,the figures are rounded off for EQUISTYLE Equestrian Warehousing 9am - 6pm Monday - Saturday Through Lunchconvenience, but you get the idea) Just ask yourself the next time you Unit 21, Springfort Park, Xmas Extended Opening HoursNow just suppose I bought my go to buy something “Will the Open on Sundays 9th, 16th andelectrical appliance online from money I spend on this item make its Streame, Limerick Road, Nenagh. 23rd December 2pm - 6pmoverseas or instead of supporting the way back into my community. Or Tel: 067 37888 Mobile: 086 272 9805 Closed Christmas Day, St. Stephens Day and New Yearslocal trader I went to a large foreign will it leave the country and provide Dayowned multinational? no benefit whatsoever to me, my family, my friends or neighbours. Stocking a huge selection of horse riding equipment, equestrian clothing, horse care products, stable equipment, horse rugs, riding boots, bridles, jodhpurs, tack, saddlery & saddles. Now sharpening clipper blades When I Was Young Happy ChristmasWhen I was a young man, I wantedto change the world. I found it was Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, To all our Customersdifficult to change the world, so I and suddenly I realize that if long ago Outdoor Rugs from €59tried to change my nation. When I I had changed myself, I could have Stable Rugs from €49found I couldnt change the nation, I made an impact on my family. My Tipperarybegan to focus on my town. I couldnt family and I could have made anchange the town and as an older man, impact on our town. Their impactI tried to change my family. could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world. Equestrian Centre Mill Road, Thurles (087) 7995585 Pets Are For LifeThe Tipperary Friends of Animals Christmas, so please don’t HORSE RIDING LESSONSwant to remind everyone that commit yourself to a petpuppies and kittens are a lifetime unless it is forever. Something you’ve always wanted to trycommitment. They feel joy and Lessons for Children & Adultssorrow the same way that we do If it is forever, call us onand when they are abandoned after a 086-8163707 after Christmas and we Beginners and Advancedfew months, when their cuteness has will be delighted to enrich your homeworn off, they are heartbroken. Too with another family member!many animals are abandoned after Why not give a friend a Christmas Gift Voucher
  6. 6. Tipp Tatler THE Tipperary GAA Scene By Ger Ryan EAUTY OFT County PRO Bringing Beauty to another level County Championships Football) and David Butler (Intermediate Hurling) also received French Polish, Full body spray full body spray tan & make up Motions to change the county senior their awards at the same event. tan & make up with false lashes hurling championship were deferred Among the other award winners were CHRISTMAS €45 €45 for consideration in January at Hall of Fame recipients Pat Hartigan PARTY OFFERS November’s county board meeting of Limerick for hurling and Denis Gel Nails, full Make up & full body spray tan body spray tan last week. Changes have been agreed Coughlan of Cork for football. & make up €35 to the senior football championship €70 and the intermediate hurling Shellac Nails, & much, much championship. Full details of all Season Ticket As Christmas full body spray more! changes will be circulated to clubs and Present OptionCall: Yvonne 0504-20875 tan & make up will be available on the Tipperary5 Parnell Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary €55ITEC, CIBTAC, Nail Technician, Happy Christmas website in due course. In summary the If you are still wondering what to buyMake Up Artist senior football championship will be GAA fans for Christmas consider the to all our Customers run on a group basis with the intention GAA Season Ticket and the Tipperary of reducing the number of clubs GAA Club Match Pass. For just €200, The Finest Quality Wool Products participating to a maximum of 16 by the new 2013 Premier Gold Plus 2017. The divisional championships Package will give access to all adult will be on a straight knock-out basis. club games within the county The intermediate hurling organized by the Tipperary County championship will be run on a county and Divisional CCC’s. In addition it The Little Wool Shop wide group basis with Divisions left incorporates the GAA Season Ticket to organise their own divisional which gives access to all Allianz Large Variety championships. The divisional League matches in the chosen code of yarns and accessories winners will be guaranteed a place in (including semi-finals and final) plus in a warm, cosy atmosphere. the preliminary quarter-finals. the opening Championship fixture for Relegation will be used if needed to Tipperary SH or SF. After that Pay for The Little Wool Shop keep the maximum number of teams Play applies for your county’s Friar Street, Thurles to 24. additional games in the championship Opening Hours: Tues - Sat : 9.30 -5pm in that code with a €5 discount off face value. For championship games Proprietor : Kathleen Harding / Telephone : 087 707 0783 the Season Ticket is in a reserved Munster Council Awards good quality seating section e.g. 304 Happy Christmas to all our Customers Congratulations to Patrick “Bonner” or 305 in the Cusack Stand in Croke Maher of Lorrha and Dorrha who has Park. If you have already purchased a been named Munster Senior Hurler of GAA Season Ticket you can pay an the Year 2012. He was presented with additional €115 for the Tipperary Kennedy Well Drilling We also do his award at the Munster Council’s Annual award ceremony which was GAA Club Match Pass. If you want to pay by credit card or order a copy held in Killarney last weekend. The of the brochure and application form Geo Thermal Heating previously announced recipients of contact Lár na Páirce 0504-22702 More efficient than conventional heating other awards John Ferncombe (10am-5pm Mon - Fri). Government Grants Available (Handball), John McGrath (Minor Hurling), Colman Kennedy (Minor For Details Contact: Jim Kennedy Phone: 0504-54054 Thurles Mobile: 086-8159285 The Expression of Spirit 087-0505756 Presents their Psychic & Healing Fair All Spiritual Enthusiasts are Divining, Space Clearing, Welcome!! Come and complete 2012 Shamanism, Numerology, Vedic and start 2013 on the right note for Astrology, Aura Soma and Meta YourSelf!!! medicine and what they can do for Find us on The event takes place in the Abbey you. Court Hotel, Nenagh on December Beautiful Crystals, Hand crafted 29th and 30th from 10am to 5pm. wooden carvings, other powerful Spiritual remedies, paintings and Mid West il Renowned Psychic Dennis Curran products and delicious seasonal food and Medium Stephen Honan will and drinks available for all to enjoy. offer readings. Angel, Numerology, Vedic Astrology and a variety of Short sessions in Reiki, Indian headSuppliers of Agri & Auto Diesel, other types of one-to-one readings massage, Massage, Reflexology,Home Heating Oils, will also be available on the day for Kinesiology, Rahanni, Chinese those wanting some timely guidance Cupping, and Emotional FreedomLubricating Oil and Tanks as we enter 2013 ! Therapy (EFT) will be on offer to alleviate any seasonal stress andUPPERCHURCH, THURLES, Learn about Japa Yoga (mantra prepare you for a happier, healthier meditation) Family Systems, and more peaceful new year. (0504) 54129 / 54193 (087)-810 7344
  7. 7. Tipp Tatler Tipperary GAA Scene (continued) Based in Templemore 0504-35934Youth ForumA Youth Forum for Transition Year Primary Schools Quiz County Final Possibly The Best Christmasstudents organised by the County YouthCommittee was held last Friday in The The county final of the Primary Schools Present Ever !!!Dome, Semple Stadium. Over fifty Table Quiz organised by the Countystudents from ten post primary schools Youth Committee will be held this BEER KITS - WINE KITS - CIDER KITS - LIQUOR KITSparticipated and they gave excellent Sunday in Thurles Sarsfields Clubhouse If you haven’t tried home brew beer, there’s never been a betterfeedback from the workshops that at 7pm. Twenty teams will take part in time to get started, and at we stock a huge rangediscussed a number of topics including this very popular quiz . Last year’sGames, GAA and the Community, Clubs, winners were Upperchurch N.S. of home brew kits for beer, wine, cider and even liquors. As theMatch Days, Communication and cost of going out soars, making your own great tasting drinks atInformation Technology. The feedback home is one of the best ways to save money and have fun doingwill be posted on the Tipperary GAA Civic Reception For Minor Hurlers it. We have a wide selection of home brew beer, cider and wine -Website and a report will be submitted to And Handball World Champions with all the brewing equipment you need to produce high-qualitythe County Board with a view to beverages at home.implementation, where feasible, of some Tipperary County Board would like toof the ideas and suggestions received thank Tipperary North and South Countyfrom the students. Sean Nugent, County Councils for hosting a joint Civic Complete Home Brew Starter Kit only €99.95Chairman, addressed the forum and Ken Reception recently to honour the The new Coopers DIY Beer KitHogan, Tipperary Under 21 Hurling Tipperary Minor Hurlers and the includes everything needed toManager and Pat Mulcahy, County ASAP Tipperary Intermediate Hurlers on theirOfficer gave informative presentations. All Ireland successes in 2012 and the make 23 litres of great tastingThanks are due to John Smith, County Tipperary Handballers on their successes beer - a patented fermenter thatYouth Officer, all those that assisted on in the recent World Handball makes brewing even easier andthe day and also to the Post Primary Championships held at Citywest, Dublin. quicker, an easy to read plasticSchools who facilitated us by allowing hydrometer specificallytheir students to attend. made for beer, plus an Instructional DVD ROM to answer all yourIrish People Sue The Banks brewing questions.Hundreds of Irish people have fraudulent in their activities and Delivery anywhere in Ireland €3.95lodged High Court proceedings broke liquidity laws. The cases cost Visit www.homebrew.ieagainst banks and building societies each litigant €138 in court fees toalleging fraud and claiming €1 instigate, which the group insistsmillion compensation. A Facebook means that the banks cannot thencampaign called Debtoptions is touch the applicants while the case isproviding advice and support topeople who find themselves pending. A number of videos on YouTube under ‘Irish People Sue Neuromuscularstruggling with their mortgages.Claire Cullinane, one of the The Banks’ feature interviews with some of the people who have lodged & Physical Therapyinstigators claims that the banks were cases. Neuromuscular & Physical TherapyCryotherapy Treatment and Orthopedic Sports massage serves to address soft tissue injuries andCryonic Medical designs and This technique, already widely used conditions associated with chronic and acute paindevelops equipment using highly in leading sports clubs across thepressurised gas at very low world, is now available to all healthtemperatures. This enables care professionals. CRYOTHERAPYpractitioners to use thermal shocktreatment, a technique which remains Cryotherapy treatment is avaialble at New to Tipperary, Cryonic Medical isentirely pain-free for the patient. the Neuromuscular and Physical a drug free non invasive Treatment Therapy Clinic, 17 Liberty Square, for pain and inflamation. This painlessThe thermal shock reaction allows Thurles. Phone Helen Ryan at 083- treatment can speed up your recoverythe treatment of pain or inflammation 1477864 process following injurieswithin seconds and without the needfor medication. Discount on all Treatments for December Contact for appointment Moynihan & Ryan Helen Ryan (Kennedy) 083 1477864 17 Liberty Square, Thurles Commercial Spares Ltd. late evening appointments available The Mall, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Clients with health insurance are entitled to a part refund Tel: 0504 20885 Tel/Fax 0504 20884 M: 086 0384179 Jim M: 087 6300075 Joe Bosch Varta, Hella Battery
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler A Classical Christmas with Celine Byrne @ Brownes Hair & Beauty World-renowned soprano Celine Night’ and ‘Have Yourself a Merry Byrne, who earlier this year made her Little Christmas.’ Covent Garden début, performs Hair Style for the first time at (any Hair Style you wish for) Nenagh Arts Centre. Date: Saturday 15 Make - up ‘A Classical Christmas with December (with individual lashes) Celine Byrne and Guests’ will Time: Doors 7pm | Nails feature familiar songs from the Concert 8pm (file & Paint) world of opera in addition to Admission: €25 well known Christmas carols All for €50 and songs such as ‘O Holy Also availabe: Hair & Make-up for 40.00 Hair & Nails for 30.00 Nails & Make-up for 30.00 Book NOW on (0504) 20872 Friar St., Thurles Jim and Dr. Nick’s Christmas Circus Family Cabaret at The Source Jim and Dr Nick are a comic double Christmas. Jim & Dr Nick are two of act who use a combination of awe– Ireland’s leading street entertainers inspiring juggling, gravity-defying and are coming indoors to The The Perfect Gift For This Christmas giant unicycles, baffling magic and Source Arts Centre.12 Days of fitness €15 illusions that leave almost everybodyPT express sessions only €15 wondering precisely what is Join Jim and Dr. Nick as they prepare6 months membership €150 happening. The unique approach of for Christmas in their own unique12 months membership €300 PLUS these two clowns creates a series of style that will have the whole family12 days free voucher for a friend with hilarious slapstick situations and the laughing into their mince pies, their6 months membership and over! comic rivalry between Jim and Dr performance is full of slapstickPlus *50 days for €50 T&C Apply. Nick leaves everybody asking just routines that will be enjoyed byOffer ends Friday 24th December Happy Christmas who is wearing the trousers here? young and old alike. It’s magic! to all our CustomersCall 086 8222295 / 067 32802 This is a great show for the whole Saturday 15 December 2pm and 4pm Opening HoursFind us on Facebook @ ‘Ultimate Woman Ladies Gym’ family with a feast of circus skills and Mon - Fri 7-9pm To see our full list of classes. Starts from €4 only most important of all, a flavour of €8/ 25 (family of four) Sat 10-4pm17 Quintins Way, Nenagh Antonia OKeeffee Art Exhibition Valerie and Amy’s Hair & Beauty Launch in Cloughjordan 79 Main St., Cashel Wishing all our Clients The public launch of the Sheelagh na Gig winter art exhibition takes place Antonia has a Merry Christmas Tuesday, 4 December at 7pm in exhibited both and a Prosperous New Year Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in in Cork and from all Management and Staff Cloughjordan. All are welcome. Cloughjordan and has a number of pieces in private This solo exhibition features the work collections. All works in the exhibition Opening Hours: of Cloughjordan-based artist Antonia are for sale, and the exhibition runs Plenty of offers to avail of. OKeeffe. A 2006 graduate of until the end of January. Xmas Eve Tues 10-6 Call NOW on 062-64965 Crawford College of Art in Cork, 8am-2pm Wed 10-6 to book your Antonia OKeeffe currently makes Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in New Year’s Thurs 10-9 Eve Fri 10-9 appointment small paper-based collages using Cloughjordan hosts a number of solo to avoid recycled materials that feature artist exhibitions every year. The shop 8.30am-3.30pm Sat 9.30-5 landscapes and birds. She also paints is open Wed-Thu 10.30am-5.30pm, disappointment larger layered works in oil on board. Fri-Sat 10am-6pm and Sun 1pm-6pm. Gordon’s Turkish Barber Shop Liberty Square, Thurles (087)193 8563 Phone:- Louise 089-4201423 Vouchers available for all Treatments All Hair Cuts €10 including Hot Towel Shave €18 Pamper Packages Decleor Facials and a full range of other beauty treatments Hot Towel Shave & Haircut €28 Swedish / Hot Stone Indian Head Massage Gift Vouchers Available For Aromatherapy Treatments That Special Occasion Reiki Reflexology An Ideal Christmas Gift And much more
  9. 9. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieDeep Thoughts For Those WhoTake Life Way Too Seriously- Save the whales. Collect the whole - OK, . . . . so whats the speed of FINN’S BAR Borrisoleigh 0504-50708set. dark?- A day without sunshine is - When everything is coming yourlike...night. way, youre in the wrong lane. Friday 21st - Tommy Foley- On the other hand, you have - Hard work pays off in the future.different fingers Laziness pays off now. Wednesday 26th - Dermot Kelly- 42.7 percent of all statistics are - Every one has a photographic Thursday 27th - Trad Nightmade up on the spot. memory. Some just dont have film. Friday 28th - K2 & Dan- 99 percent of lawyers give the rest a - How much deeper would the oceanbad name. be without sponges? Saturday 29th - Trad Night- Remember, half the people you - Eagles may soar, but weasels dontknow are below average. get sucked into jet engines. Sunday 30th - Elvis (Greg Traynor)- He who laughs last thinks slowest. - What happens if you get scared half Fancy Dress to death twice?- Depression is merely anger without Monday 31st - New Year’s Partyenthusiasm. - I couldnt repair your brakes, so I Michelle O’Dwyer made your horn louder.- The early bird may get the worm,but the second mouse gets the cheese - Why do psychics have to ask youin the trap. for your name? Joe Wishes All Customers A- Support bacteria. Theyre the only - Inside every older person is aculture some people have. younger person wondering what Happy Christmas happened.- A clear conscience is usually the & A Prosperoussign of a bad memory. - Just remember - if the world didnt New Year suck, we would all fall off.- Change is inevitable, except fromvending machines. - Light travels faster than sound. That- If you think nobody cares, trymissing a couple of payments. is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. Philly Ryan’s Bar- How many of you believe in - Life isnt like a box of chocolates; its more like a jar of hot chilli Silver St., Nenaghpsycho-kinesis? Raise my hand. peppers. What you do today, might Prop: Tom Kennealy burn your butt tomorrow. Sat 15th Get in the mood with:- Modern Souls 10pm Sat 22nd Martin Freshman Ryan 10pm Sun 23rd Kenny Ryder & the Rock’n Rebels 8pmNorth Tipperary Macra Wed 26th Live Wire 6-8pm Followed by DJOn Friday night last the Monthly cancer. Following the meeting a quiz Thurs 27thBoys from the Black Stuff 9pmmeeting of the North Tipperary was also held in Quinlans and the Fri 28th Johnny Fean Band - featuring Johnny Feancounty executive took place in Moyne/Templetuohy club would like from Horslips, Steve Travers from theQuinlans Pub, Moyne and was to thank all those who came to Miami Showband & World Renownedhosted by the local Moyne support the event as it was a great Drummer Blendi Krasniqi 10pm/Templetuohy club. A cheque success and fun was had by all. The Sat 29th Christmas Draw with Ebony 10pmpresentation was held for the "relay Ballinahinch-Killoscully club will Loads of cash prizesfor life" fundraiser held earlier in the hold their Christmas party in theyear. Padraig Moran and Imelda Bonnan Bui on Saturday 15th Sun 30th Wig Wam Glam Band 9pmWalsh were on hand to accept a December and there will also be a Mon 31st New Year’s Eve Party with DJcheque for €3044.12 from the North best Xmas jumper competition on Tues 1st Brian Hogan Celtic Supporters Club -Tipp Macra committee and thanked the night, so get those ridiculous Annual New Year’s Day Table Quiz in aid ofthem all for their efforts in this jumpers out! Nenagh Day Centre & Droichead (Kidney Dialysis)regard. The team captain Sarah First Prize €200. €20 for table of 4.Guilfoyle congratulated everyone on Music by Livewiremaking the event a huge success. The Droichead Foundation was set up to help with homeThe fantastic team spirit showed by treatment facilities for people requiring home dialysisnorth tipp was evident especially inthe long hours of the night and into All Parties Catered Forthe morning, the fact that we raisedsuch a substantial sum of moneymade it all the more worthwhile. Sheadded that we hope to have a team Padraig Moran and Imelda Walsh representingthere next year as it is a great cause Relay for Life being presented with a cheque from North Tipperary Macra in Quinlans, Moyne. Pub: 067-31350 - Tom: 087-9852671 Find us onand way of promoting awareness of
  10. 10. Tipp Tatler st oard The Mouse Trap tees KCo es d eyb Guaraneluse Set for FREE Wir y our r A mouse looked through the crack in That very night a sound was heard an ing on it or e o Savd M p audancrepai apto n every Mainte the wall to see the farmer and his throughout the house – like the sound IT L wife open a package. “What food of a mousetrap catching its prey. The might this contain?” the mouse farmer’s wife rushed to see what was wondered. He was devastated to caught. In the darkness, she did not discover it was a mousetrap. see it was a venomous snake whose Computer Repairs Retreating to the farmyard, the tail the trap had caught. The snake bit mouse proclaimed the warning: the farmer’s wife. The farmer rushed IT Maintenance “There is a mousetrap in the house! her to the hospital and she returned There is a mousetrap in the house!” home with a fever. 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We are skin off my nose.” all involved in this journey called So, the mouse returned to the house, life.......Phil Hogan may end up in High Court head down and dejected, to face the farmer’s mousetrap alone.over Household ChargeThe Minister for the Environment,Community and Local Government, Charge Bureau, the Household Charge form, the Local Government Local Company Celebrates Ten YearsPhil Hogan may find himself in the (Household Charge) Act 2011, In BusinessHigh Court if he fails to answer a Bunreacht na hÉireann and the Non- Nenagh-based company QA director of QA Resources and topicsnumber of questions related to the Fatal Offences Against The Person Resources held an Industry Training discussed on the day included RiskHousehold Charge according to a Act 1997. The letter states “If you do day on Thursday 1st November Assessment and Lean Manufacturingletter received by us. A notice, dated not answer ALL of the questions in marking 10 Years in business as – Carmel Cregan, Director of QA27th November 2012, has been sent the manner prescribed, we will have thanks to their customers and Resources concluded the day’sto the Minister demanding answers no issue standing the €157 required, contractors in the Pharmaceutical & session and thanked all whomto several questions relating to the for our client to take you and your Medical Device industries for attended.Household Charge. Attached to the cohorts into the High Court…” continued support. The event tookletter is a copy of a summons to place at The Carlton Castletroy Parkappear in Westport District Court The full copy of the letter can be read Hotel in Limerick and includedissued to an individual for failing to on (search for speakers frommake a declaration regarding the ‘Phil Hogan High Court’) multi-nationalHousehold Charge. corporations According to our sources the author includingHogan was given 72 hours to of the document has agreed to talk Genzyme (arespond to the letter which was about the Household Charge at a Sanofi Company)issued by Fitzpatrick Financial Lay Litigation Day, being held in Waterford, CookSolutions of Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Moate, Co. Westmeath on Saturday Medical, StrykerThe letter has questions seeking 8th December. Visit Ireland &clarification on a range of issues Olympus Biotechunder the following categories :- The for more info. Limerick andsummons served, the Household Northstar Healthcare in Mike Murphy Debt Support Cork. Declan Kelly, Genzyme (a Sanofi Company) -speaker, Siobhan Carey, Olympus Biotech -speaker, Carmel Cregan, Director QA The opening Resources, Paddy Brougham, NorthStar Healthcare Limited - Concerned about your Finances? welcome was speaker, Catherine O’Brien, Director QA Resources, Rita delivered by Gleeson, Stryker Ireland -speaker, John Gorman, COOK Medical Contact me now Catherine O’Brien, -speaker, Elaine Sheehy, Pfizer Nutritionals -chair 087-7881087 / 089-4629620 Visit for News, Entertainment skype: M4DMIKE5 & Events from around the County