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  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieKeep Your Teak Windows BMW 3 Series Takes Continental Irish Car Of The Year Crown Why Heat the Street? The BMW 3 series has been voted among the business and broader Continental Irish Car of the Year driving public, and the recognition of CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed 2013 by the Irish Motoring Writers’ excellence from the Irish Motoring Association. The announcement was Writers today will only enhance this made at an awards ceremony today in standing.” the Convention Centre Dublin attended by leading figures from the Awards were made in five categories: motor industry. It marks the first time that BMW has taken the title. Continental Irish Small Car of the Year Peugeot 208 The results were as follows: Continental Irish Compact Family 1. BMW 3 Series 240 points Car of the Year Volvo V40 2. Volvo V40 220 points 3. Peugeot 208 202 points Continental Irish Family Car of the Year BMW 3 Series • Using “Pilkington K Glass” The Irish Motoring Writers U-Value 1.2 Association judges awarded points on Continental Irish Executive / Luxury • 8 Times More Efficient than the basis of criteria ranging from Car of the Year BMW 6 Series Gran Single Glazing Mirror and Glassworx innovation and safety to space, Coupe • No More Condensation Specializes in the design, comfort, build quality, driving quality • Keep the Natural Beauty of installation and repair of a and value for money. Continental Irish Performance Car of Hardwood Frames wide range of glass the Year Toyota GT86 • Environmentally Friendly And mirror products for Presenting the award to Michael • Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace. Nugent, Director of Sales and The Continental Irish Van of the Year the Value of Your Home Marketing, BMW Group Ireland, 2013 title was awarded to the Ford Paddy Murphy of sponsor, Transit Custom. Mirror and Glassworx Continental Tyres Ireland, commented: “The BMW 3 Series is a The Irish Motoring Writers’ Tel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631 fitting winner of this prestigious Association has organised the Irish David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184 award given its renowned efficiency Car of the Year Awards each e-mail:info@mgwx.ie and technological strengths. For some year for the past 36 years. Website: www.mgwx.ie time this series has been a favourite LocalSwitch Empowering communities to run on themselves Peat Briquettes The Irish domestic economy loses close to six billion euro every year in from the community. It is part of our function to enable this buy-in, and to imported energy, while food imports provide communities with the means €2.50 per bale are close to five billion. This is a staggering loss of wealth. Our and the opportunity to make this positive change. mission is to help communities to put • Job creation nationally-up to 25,000 For Sale at this loss into reverse and keep much in our lifetime of this wealth within Ireland, and • Improved standard of living and Hennessy Metal Recycling Yard instead of exporting cash - use it to lowered cost of living in Killea, Templemore create new enterprises instead. We • Wealth kept within the country, call this process a “LocalSwitch” and local multiplier effect Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 we want to switch communities in • Localised Food & Energy security Ireland one by one, to begin • Community autonomy and producing their own energy, food and prosperity, integration and social transport enterprises as much as inclusion possible from the resources within • Reduced emigration and positive Borrisokane Cabs their own community. As we do this, we aim to help create 50 jobs in each community per 1000 local outlook • Passionate and committed to the cause head of population over a 3-5 year period. This aim can and will be For more information visit fulfilled if there is sufficient buy-in www.localswitch.ie • 9 Seater Contact: • Wheelchair For every €1 spent Shay Donnelly Accessible For every €1 spent at a local business... at a corporate chain... Only 15 cent Tel: 085-8141485 45 cent is reinvested is reinvested locally Email: shaymdonnelly@eircom.net locally
  5. 5. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie By Ger Ryan Tipperary GAA Scene County PRO Sliding Wardrobes Referees Course number of visits rose from 163,000 to January Offers Cathedral Street Thurles 412,000. Over 80% of the visits Phone 0504-22221 A course for those interested in were from Ireland and there was alsoSliding and Walk-in becoming referees will be held on a 150% increase in the number of Wardrobes Unit 2, O’Connor’s Shopping February 13, 18, 20 and 25 2013 in unique visitors – up to 174,000 from Full Design Centre, Sarsfields Centre, Thurles 69,000. Well done to our web Dublin Road, Nenagh commencing each night at 8pm. It is administrator, Ed Donnelly and his Service Phone 067-42913 an important objective of the assistant, Trevor Hassett, on their After 6pm, Contact Sean 087 8226803 acmecentrenenagh@gmail.com County’s Strategic Plan and the dedication to keeping the website Referees Committee to recruit new informative, interesting and up to referees. It is important that anybody date. Tipperary GAA is also doing Mid West il who intends taking the course is well in the Twitter stakes – with committed to being available to 7,500 followers it is 3rd in the referee games on a regular basis. This number of followers behind Cork is essential both to gain experience with 13,000 and Tyrone with 8,000.Suppliers of Agri & Auto Diesel, and to justify the effort put in to training new referees. Refereeing canHome Heating Oils, be very rewarding and we wouldLubricating Oil and Tanks encourage every club to ensure they Mouth Guards Compulsory For have at least one trained and qualified Under 18 Football PlayersUPPERCHURCH, THURLES, referee. The form to apply to attend Clubs and schools are reminded that the course is available on the (0504) 54129 / 54193 (087)-810 7344 Tipperary GAA website, mouth guards are compulsory for all www.tipperary.gaa.ie. Prospective football games and training sessions referees are asked to note that the for under 18 teams and squads since Hot W form must be signed by their Club January 1st. Mouth guards are a te r Secretary and that their club must available in most sports shops and Heating For The Future 24/7 From €4000 support their intention to pursue the the official GAA / GPA mouth referees course. guards are also available in Centra and SuperValu stores. For more • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps Tipperary Clubs Draw information on mouth guards please • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control system refer to the GAA website, • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boiler Congratulations to the big winners in www.gaa.ie. • Water Pumps & Softeners the the Tipperary Clubs Draw forThomas Maher January which was held in TheTel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310 Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.net Village Inn Ballylooby on FridayCloncleigh, Two Mile Borris, Co. Tipperary night last – the Collins family of Munster GAA Club Day - 2020 Bushy Park, Borrisokane who won a Vision, Our Club Skoda Octavia car or €15,000 and Una Hickey of Portroe who won a Munster GAA as part of its ongoing Skoda Fabia car or €10,000. Also at commitment to providing ongoing the draw John Madden c/o Larry support and backup for the clubs of Fitzgerald, Killanure, Cahir was the province are holding a ‘Club presented with his prize of a Car or Conference and Information €15,000 which he won in the Seminar’ titled ‘2020 Vision, Our December Draw and Larry Club’ in the INEC Centre, Killarney Fitzpatrick who sold the winning on Saturday February 2. The Batteries • Copper • Stainless • Motors ticket received €500 promoter’s conference targets in excess of 300 prize. clubs who are actively involved in Top Prices Paid at our Yard in Templemore two major initiatives currently being Tipperary Association Dublin delivered by the province, namely the Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 AGM ‘Club Child Development Programme’ and ‘Club Planning The AGM of the Tipperary Programme’. In addition to receiving Association Dublin will take place in some valuable information on st oard the Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin 2 selected topics and challenges, in tees KCo es d eyb Guaraneluse Set for FREE Wir n your pair on Tuesday 22 January 2013 at 8.00 excess of 500 volunteers will have an an ing o it or re o Savd M p audance apto n pm. All Tipp people living in or near open forum and opportunity to voice every Mainte IT L Dublin are very welcome. their opinions through a series of facilitated discussions. This event is a Tipperary Website A Big Hit In ‘must’ for all progressive clubs and 2012 volunteers in Munster. For details Computer Repairs contact: clubforum.munster@gaa.ie The Tipperary GAA website, or visit www.munster.gaa.ie. IT Maintenance www.tipperary.gaa.ie, had a massive 152% increase in visits in 2012 Virus Removal compared with 2011. The total Offsite Backup Find us on
  6. 6. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieNew Year Health And Culinary TipsAt Tipp EventIf you want to get the New Year off weight management and will addressto a good start then put Thursday 31st questions about nutrition and the roleJanuary in your diary for a Health of milk and milk products as part of aand Wellbeing evening in Nenagh’s balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. EVENING COURSES SPRING 2013Abbey Court Hotel, which alsopromises to be a good night out. Fiona Hoban is well known for ClassesOrganised by The National Dairy engaging her audience with a Internet Email for Absolute Beginners Digital Photography / CreativeCouncil and Arrabawn Co-op, all of presentation on how important it is to Photography & Techniquesthe proceeds from the €5 admission manage our emotional, as well as our Computers for Improvers Ceramics For Beginnerscharge and also from a raffle on the physical needs, throughout our ECDL Sean Nos Dancing For Beginnersnight, will go to the North Tipperary various life stages. A graduate of Italian Beginners Sean Nos Dancing for Improvers ConversationalSpanish Guitar Lessons for BeginnersBranch of the Alzheimer Society of Trinity College Dublin (MA Sign Language for Beginners GenealogyIreland. Philosophy & Sociology), Fiona is a Yoga Barbering Course for Hairdressers popular Counsellor and Wellbeing Pilates Introduction to Beauty TherapyCaroline O’Donovan, Nutritionist Coach based in Westport - and also a Introduction to Indian Head Massage Jewellery Making & Card Makingfrom the National Dairy Council who part time lecturer with the National Personal Safety for Women Reflexologyis involved in organising the event in Counselling Institute of Ireland. She Navigating Map-reading with GPS Cardiac First Responder CourseNenagh, says that it is intended to be will present her "Top 10 Tips for Introduction to Everyday Science Basin Skills(Hairdressing FETAC 3)enjoyable as well as informative. Feeling Good" on 31st January. (FETAC 4) Communications( FETAC 5) Team Leadership (FETAC 6)"Many of us start the New Year with Manual & Computerised Payroll Occupational First Aid Recertificationnew resolutions and intending to lead Fran Curry from Tipp FM will be (FETAC 5) Course (FETAC 5)a healthier lifestyle," says Ms. master of ceremonies for the Health Introduction to Nursing ( Health Care Work Experience (FETAC 6)O’Donovan. "Too often we meet & Wellbeing evening, which will Module FETAC 5)people who base their food choices also include a cookery demonstration Caring for the Elderly ( Healthcare Word Processing (FETAC Level 5)and dieting on mis-information or by Sarah Baker from Cloughjordan Module FETAC 5)out-of-date information. This event is House Cookery School, Early Childhood Education and Play Occupational First Aid (FETAC 5)a great way to hear practical and Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. (FETAC 5)useful tips from experts about health, FETAC Level 5 & 6 courses may qualify for funding(Conditions Apply)wellbeing and diet in a friendly Tickets can be booked in advance by Enrolments still taking placeenvironment." contacting either Arrabawn Co-op In (067-41800) or The North Tipperary Templemore College of Further EducationPaula Mee is a leading Irish Branch of the Alzheimer Society ofindependent dietitian, TV personality Ireland (087-1236341). You can also From7.30 p.m to 9.00 p.m.and media commentator on nutrition buy your admission ticket at the door Telephone: 0504 31007and health. She was a presenter of on the evening in the Abbey Court Email info@tcfe.ieRTÉ TV’s Health Squad programme Hotel - doors open at 7.30pm. Wishing all our customers a very Happy Christmaswhich ran for five years until 2006 And a Prosperous New Year fromand she makes regular appearances Follow ObeyYourBodyIRL onon TV and radio programmesadvising on nutrition and health Facebook. NDC updates on Twitter @NDC_ie O’BRIEN’Sissues. Filling Station, Borrisokane Follow ‘Arrabawn-Group’ onAt the event in Nenagh, Paula will Facebook. Arrabawn Co-op updatesgive a presentation which will cover on Twitter@ArrabawnDairies SHOP AND SAVEnutrients in dairy, bone health, body All you need when you need itThe Power of KnowingYou Can transformYour Life: Tel. 067-27408Is There a Better Way to begin the New Year? Groceries and cold meats, delicatessenThe power of knowing is a series of 6 weekly brings about healing at both a physical and FRESH ROLLS DAILYclasses set to provide those who come along with a emotional level. There are hundreds and Call in and enjoy hot food and snacks at ourunique experience: an experience that provides hundreds of people in the Tipp/Clare/Offaly HOT FOOD COUNTERrewarding results. This is achieved through a area who have reported feeling more confident, Choice of breakfast rolls availableunique experience within the classes of a fantastic calmer and informed after attending. Some have • AIB Banklink machine •resource which we all have: our mind! During the had profound personal change occur that they Agents for Lotto and National Lotterylast class series one lady was cured of her lifelong did not believe possible!! Testimonials arephobia of heights, after an earlier class series in rolling in and interest is growing. Using NEW OFF- LICENCE NOW OPEN OPEN 7.30AM TO 9PM 7 DAYS A WEEKThurles a gentleman reported coming off the drink scientific data, videos of lectures from leadingand when attending a follow up seminar 2 months scientists and researchers, real life stories and from 7 to 10pm one evening per week for 6 weekslater was still alcohol free and feeling calm and exciting demonstrations with volunteers in class, this is a wonderful motivational and learningcapable. Martina shows everyone in a unique and engaging opportunity for anyone who is looking for manner how the human mind works and how something that actually works. Classes begin inHow are these changes possible? In this course powerful we really are. both Portroe Village and St Pat’s College Thurles,Martina Finnerty PhD presents unequivocal proof on Monday Jan 28th and Wed. Feb 6ththat there is a power within each and every one of Martina helps open us to our own inherent power. respectively. Call 067-23518 / txt 087 6639188 tous, when tapped into creates profound and lasting When you take on board the truth of this message secure your place today or log ontopositive change for us: a power that generates then positive changes and self-empowerment are www.thepowerofknowing.ie to book online.peace of mind, inner strength and motivation; that not only possible, they are inevitable! Set to run
  7. 7. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieNenagh Arts Centre Upcoming Events At The SourceItalian movie ‘I’m Not Scared’ course that will have devastating The Romantic Sounds of Strauss name. She also has been making consequences. What better way to spend your music and writing songs long beforecomes to Nenagh Arts Centre Saturday afternoon than listening to she ever appeared on screen and her The film screens at 8 p.m. on the romantic sounds of Strauss. Now newest album Sing isAcclaimed Italian film ‘I’m Not Thursday 24th January. Tickets at €7 in its 9th year, A Viennese Strauss unquestionably her finest musicalScared’, which features on the are available at the door. Gala is back on tour and returns to achievement to date. Yet as a singer,school second level English School bookings/screenings please the stage of The Source Arts Centrecurricula, screens at Nenagh Arts contact Nenagh Arts Centre on 067 by popular demand. This time with aCentre on Thursday, January 24th. 34400 sparkling new production, authentically costumed, cleverlyBased on the well regarded novel by Local Actors present their new staged and choreographed. ThisNiccolò Ammaniti, the film is wonderful show is a magicaldirected by Gabriele Salvatores. The play ‘If I Told You’ mixture of music, song and dance,story is during Italys ‘anni di and re-creates the nostalgia andpiombo’ (Years of Lead), a time Written and directed by Aoife Carry romance of the grand ballrooms ofriddled with terrorism that ran from and starring Joanne Quinn and 19th century Vienna. The audiencethe 1960’s to the 1980’s. The book Martina Carey, local theatre is introduced to a by-gone age ofand film cleverly places the story practicioners Inkling present ‘If I glamorous soirees and Strauss Maria remains one of Ireland’s best-around two young boys who are Told You’ a romantic comedy with a waltzes and also highlights some of kept secrets. Indeed the raven-hairedforced to deal with a grown-up difference, playing at Nenagh Arts the great operettas of Strauss, Dubliner is probably more familiarsituation not of their making. Centre on Saturday, 26th January. Kalman and Lehar, including de as either Katherine of Aragon, nanny Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and to the son of a serial killer or theSet in Italy’s southernmost interior Susie is a stressed out yoga teacher. many more. estranged wife of the lovely Mr.regions of Basilicata and Puglia in Clare is a successful businesswoman. Bates from the three award-winningthe 1970’s, ‘Im Not Scared’ starts They know everything about each television series, The Tudors, Dexterbelow ground, along the walls of the other, they talk about everything and and Downton Abbey.hole in which kidnapped Filippo, a they share everything. Now Claire isdelicate blonde northerner from a expecting their first child. With Maria has spent more than twowealthy family, has been hidden. motherhood looming they are decades performing all over theAbove ground, a group of children excited, scared, happy, and not world before audiences ranging frombicycle through a sea of corn, a telling each other everything. tens of thousands at Glastonbury,landscape, though gorgeous, is Supported by North Tipperary Oxygen and the Cambridge Folkplagued with unremitting heat, County Council Arts Office, this is Festival, to hundreds in small,nefarious locals, and dismal the first collaboration by Joanne and The European Orchestral Ensemble intimate theatres, and now for theprospects for their future. Later, Aoife who additionally tutor youth will accompany four Soloists from first time Maria will take to the stagewhile playing with his friends, theatre groups in Nenagh and major Opera companies including for a once off intimate gig at TheMichele stumbles on the covered pit Thurles. They would love you to join Opera North, English National Source Arts Centre. Within which Filippo is hidden. Terrified them in their quirky comedy, set in Opera and D’Oyly Carte. It doesn’t collaborations on her new albumand repelled by what he takes the rollercoaster of normal life. get any better than this, for a truly from Damien Rice, Paul Brady andinitially for a corpse, he befriends the authentic feel of a Viennese Gala legendary singer John Prine, Sing,spooky creature. Making no mention The performance takes place at 8 this show will appeal to the romantic highlights the beauty and creativityof his discovery to his family - for p.m. on Saturday, January 26th. as much as the music aficionado. of Maria’s songwriting skills.Michele, Filippo represents a kind Admission is €12 and advance Fine and elegant costumes simply Audience members are in for a treatof fantasy brother he both pities and booking can be made online at add to the pleasure, bring home and this promises to be a trulyidealizes. The boys are then set on a www.nenagharts.com or by phone wonderful memories after an indulgent night out. Why not make from the Arts Centre on 06734400 afternoon with Strauss. For an evening of it and come along for lunchtime specials or afternoon tea a delicious meal or some bar bites, reservations, ring Matt or Sheena on ring Matt or Sheena on 0504 58858 0504 58858. for details. Saturday 26 January, 1.30pm Friday 1 February, 8pm Tickets €20/15 conc Tickets €18/15 Maria Doyle Kennedy For all show bookings go to Maria Doyle Kennedy is an www.thesourceartscentre.ie or ring established actor with an armful of the Box Office on 0504 90204 successful screen credits to her Quote by the Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama, when asked what And then he is so anxious about the surprised him most about humanity, future that he does not enjoy the he said: present; the result being that he does not live “Man. Because he sacrifices his in the present or the future; health in order to make money. he lives as if he is never going to die,Moycarkey Coolcroo A.C. athletes who recorded a 1,2,3 & 4 in the Boys Then he sacrifices money to and then dies having never reallyU/14 Shot Putt at the County Indoor Championships in Nenagh recently. L recuperate his health. lived.”to R: Jack Fallon (2nd), Sean Mockler (1st), David Ryan (3rd) & BenO’Dwyer (4th).
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieThe Urban Countryside: The Siskin Quit Smoking for Good in 2013 By Albert NolanThe streets were unusually bright of food and so far Siskin’s have been Making that final decision to quittoday as people showed off their recorded in 41% of Irish gardens. smoking can be difficult. It is impor- If you persisted with smoking, youclothes that they had received for tant to acknowledge that quitting probably formed a belief that some-Christmas or bought during the sales. They feed mainly on seed during how smoking helped you feel secure Smoking is challenging and having aI was off to my local hills for some Autumn and Winter and are or relaxed. well thought out plan is essential forbadly needed exercise after a few especially attracted to Alder andweeks of festive indulgence. Birch. During the Summer they eat success. Our mind has a mechanism that if weThankfully there were very few insects and these are also fed to their are doing something that causes us As a smoker, trying to quit, youwalkers around as new years chicks. One to two broods are pain it releases endorphins to mask know the first week is the hardest, soresolutions have yet to kick in. common and they in nest in conifer that pain. Anybody who has done you need a plan in place becauseNature is already stirring and the forests. With the big increase in regular exercise knows that they may most people fail within the firstwelcome stretch in the evening has householders putting out food for be a little stiff when they begin exer- week. If you get through week one,brought about a big increase in bird birds Siskin’s have become a cising regularly, but this soon passes you’re 80% there. You’ll get feweractivity. Robins can be heard singing common visitor to our urban gardens. when endorphins are released to cravings every day, and they will bethroughout the day and my local They are particular fond of peanuts mask the pain. less intense. Since going cold turkeyrookery has definitely increased in and will aggressively drive away is extremely difficult, there are othervolume but no bird is displaying yet. other species. Also they have an The same mechanism operated when ways that can help you kick the habitJust inside the entrance to the hills unusual habit of perching upside you began smoking. At first you felt without having to consume nicotinethere is a small grove of Alder trees. down while on the feeders. Generally nauseous. After ten days or so your and relying on willpower for exThis is a native tree and is generally they only appear in my garden for a mind accepts you need to smoke. Hypnosis, Acupuncture, Laserfound along rivers and in wet marshy few precious weeks during late Your mind knows that this is causing Treatment.places. There are long purple catkins January to mid February. you pain and it triggers the release ofhanging from its branches and last If you associate cigarettes with alco- endorphins to mask about 80% of theyears seed cones are still on the tree. When they have built up a fat reserve hol or coffee, or during breaks at feeling of nausea. they disappear into the woods for the work, or perhaps you enjoy that post-Just as I am about to move I hear a breeding season. I would love to find meal smoke don’t just sit around, This is the day you “Got used tosmall flock of birds approaching. out how far they penetrate into our distract yourself by doing some exer- smoking” or got hooked. The dayThey busily feed on the Alder seeds cities/towns in search of food as cise, and give yourself an endorphin you felt better after having a ciga-and call continuously to each other. Siskin’s need to stay in touch with fix to replace cigarette satisfaction. rette. After about a half hour/oneAt first I do not recognize them but a open countryside and woodland. Ifquick look through the binoculars you observe this species in your Hypnosis allows your conscious de- hour the endorphins deplete and youconfirms that they are Siskin’s. This garden during the next few weeks sire to quit become real. Hypnosis feel the need to smoke again. That isis a common bird in Ireland but you might let me know. makes real changes to the blueprints how the vicious circle began. Youmightn’t be familiar to many people. for why you act, think, and feel the felt better after a cigarette. You stillThis is because they spend most of Seeing the Siskin’s in the hills is a way you do. By educating your sub- don’t feel as good as when youtheir year in dense Conifer wonderful start to the New Year and conscious mind so it understands didn’t smoke but that doesn’t regis-woodlands. When natural food runs if every day can bring small moments that smoking is of no benefit to you, ter.out in the countryside they form like this the journey ahead will you simply no longer feel like smok- ing. This allows you to take back A cigarette can do nothing for some-small parties and head off in search certainly be an interesting one. one who has not smoked for 3 days control from smoking and break the habit for good. Additionally positive because at that stage all the nicotineA Womans Random Thoughts suggestions, given during Hypnosis, has left your body. By drinking plen- re-enforce your self belief and help ty of water you flush the toxins andIf you love something, set it free. nicotine from your body. If youIf it comes back, it will always be A friend of mine confused her valium you stay focused and motivated. chose Hypnosis you will be smokeyours. with her birth control pills. She had The only caveat for hypnosis is that free with no cravings, mood swingsIf it doesnt come back, it was never 14 kids, but she doesnt really care. you really want, and are ready, to or fear, easily and permanently inyours to begin with. quit. So if there’s still a voice in the just one session.But, if it just sits in your living room, They keep telling us to get in touch back of your head saying that youmesses up your stuff, eats your food, with our bodies. Mine isnt all that “like” smoking and that you’re not My job is to educate your subcon-uses your telephone, takes your communicative but I heard from it the ready to quit, then hypnosis won’t scious mind to understand smokingmoney, and doesnt appear to realize other day after I said, "Body, howd work. However, if you’re truly com- is of no benefit to you. All you havethat you had set it free... You either you like to go to the six oclock class mitted, then you can become smoke to do is relax and be open to positivemarried it or gave birth to it. in vigorous toning?" Clear as a bell free easily and cost effectively suggestions and simply say to your- my body said, "Listen witch... do it through hypnosis. If you smoke a self “I like that suggestion and IInsanity is my only means of and die."relaxation. pack a day that is €279 a month, and want it”. Once you feel this way, as The trouble with some women is that €3,400 a year, I’m sure you can think well as know it logically, you simplyReason to smile: Every 7 minutes of they get all excited about nothing and of better ways to use your cash. no longer feel like smoking.every day, someone in an aerobics then they marry him. It is also important to understand At HypnoSolutions, the Quit Smok-class pulls a hamstring. what happens when you smoke. This ing Hypnosis Programme is one 2 I read this article that said the typical is not the medical effects of smoking hour session, for €200.00. You willOne of lifes mysteries is how a 2 symptoms of stress are: eating too but how you become hooked in the also receive a CD to listen to for 21pound box of candy can make a much, impulse buying, and driving first place. When you began smok- days to keep you motivated and fo-woman gain 5 lbs. too fast. Are they kidding? That is my ing you felt nauseous. This is your cused. If you feel you require a back idea of a perfect day. body’s natural reaction to warn you up session then have it complemen-Skinny people irritate me! Especially when you are consuming something tary on me.when they say things like, "You If men can run the world, why cant dangerous. There is simply no mech- For more info:-know, sometimes I just forget to eat." they stop wearing neckties? How anism within you when you start Miriam DunneNow Ive forgotten my address, my intelligent is it to start the day by smoking where it can make you feel HypnoSolutions, Main Street,mothers maiden name, and my keys. tying a noose around your neck? good. Unfortunately, for people who Templemore, Co. TipperaryBut Ive never forgotten to eat. You were regularly in a smoky environ- 086 8384210have to be a special kind of stupid to My mind not only wanders, itforget to eat. sometime leaves completely. ment you may have been slightly Find us on Facebook addicted without even knowing it.
  9. 9. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Back Row Thomas Hamaill John Mc Grath,Noel Morris,Lar O Brien Under 16A Munster Final winners presentation night which was held in Hayes Hotel Thurles and Jim SymonsFront Row Eamonn Brown,Patsy Caroll,Carmel Pictured Eamon Brown Munster Council Ciara Ormond Manager Harkin and Pat Sheridan Guests and Officers of the Tipperary Camogie County Board who attended the U16 and U18 Munster Final winners 2012 presentation night in Hayes Hotel Thurles Photo: Mike RyanJohn Lonergan, former Governor of Mountjoy who gave atalk in The Ragg about volunteering with the D’Arcy family Ciara Younge, John Lonergan, Sarah Butler, Caitriona Cahill, Sally Young, Catherinefrom Pallas Hill Open Farm Ella, Bill and Alice Butler, pictured in the Ragg following John’s talk on community volunteering. Drom and Inch parish has the highest level of volunteering in the County according to research carried out by Ciara Younge for her college thesis. International Musicians Billed For Birr Theatre & Arts Centre Providing a year round diverse programme Jerry routinely fills the country’s biggest of events in Birr and surrounding area venues with his travelling musical medicine (South and West Offaly, North Tipperary, show, his swaggering vocal, generous and East Galway), Birr Theatre & Arts Centre infectious smile and that fantastic vaudeville are delighted to announce international moustache. Jerry Fish weaves a strange names for the new year. Returning to heady brew of punk latino, barrio blues, Ireland after his hugely successful visits last tropicalia and whatever you’re having year and his appearance in the closing yourself. ceremony of the London Olympics, the legendary cellist Julian Lloyd Webber will Ireland’s Ambassador of Music, Phil perform favourite classics by Bach, Faure, Coulter, will perform over the St Patrick’s Saint-Saens and Debussy, as well as work Weekend. It’s now twenty years since theQuick Quiz by his brother Andrew Lloyd Webber and distinctive sound of Tranquility, featuring1. In which country is Mount Everest? his father William. Phil’s piano and orchestra, first seduced the2. What is the capital of Afghanistan? whole of Ireland with its easy melodic3. What book starts with "Call me Ishmael"? There’s a tendency for the word ‘unique’ to charm, before going on to make believers4. What two colours are on the flag of Poland? be bandied around a little too freely in around the world. With record sales now5. In What year was Nelsons Column in Dublin blown up? music circles, but that’s the only way to counted in millions, as well as a Grammy6. What was the former name for Zambia? describe Jerry Fish’s genre bending style. A nomination, several appearances in the7. What is the highest mountain in Scotland? highly charismatic performer, Jerry is the White House and sold out international8. What was the Rhodesian Ridgeback bred to do? main creative force and front-man of An tours, it’s been quite a ride.9. What is the capital of Tasmania? Emotional Fish giving us the rock anthem Julian Lloyd Webber will perform on10. Where is the statue of the Little Mermaid? ‘Celebrate’ and two decades on, his widely Tuesday 5 February, 8pm –tickets: €30/28; Answers adored upbeat music includes the hit ‘True Jerry Fish: Saturday 23 February, 8pm – 9. Hobart 10.Copenhagen Friends’ and two platinum selling albums tickets €18/16; Phil Coulter: Saturday 16 6. Northern Rhodesia 7. Ben Nevis 8. Hunt lions 1. Nepal 2. Kabul 3. Moby Dick 4. Red & White 5. 1966 ‘Be Yourself’ and ‘The Beautiful Untrue’. March, 8pm - tickets:€25.
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