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  1. 1. TATLERTipp The Best Advertising in TipperaryNo. 198. February, 2013 Tel: 0504-51945 email: info@tipptatler.ie www.tipptatler.ie Tipp Tatler, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary Thurles Hardware Ltd. • Bathrooms & Showers • Stoves & Fireplaces Perfect for • Heating & Plumbing • Paint & Tiles All occasions • Light Hardware Supplies Racecourse Retail Park, • Fireside & Bathroom Accessories Opening Hours Racecouse Road, Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.30pm Saturday 9am - 5pm Thurles, Co. Tipperary Sunday - Closed Tel (0504) 21842 Mobile: (086) 2743438 Contact P.J. Butler at 0504-90160 Email: thurleshardware@gmail.comwww.stakelumsplanthire.com Unit 5, Thurles Retail Park, Stradavoher, Thurles (Beside Hanafin’s Furniture Store) Rusheen, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary • Horse Riding Lessons ENCLOSED • Gift Vouchers • Trekking 3 IN 1 CASTLE COMBI 3 IN 1 CRAYON COMBI OBSTACLE COURSE 15FT X 18FT • Riding Holidays 15FT X 18FT 42FT X 13FT • Residential and Non-Residential • Summer Camps Special Offer March & April • School Tours and Holiday Groups FREE Dental Health Check To book contact Clare on 0874 410 6868 For All Adults Or email info@timotrec.com www.timotrec.com The Mall Dental Practice Thurles Ph: 0504 21418 Friary Dental Centre Dominics Ct. Dental Practice Thurles Cashel Ph: 0504 21523 Ph: 062 63349 www.thurlescasheldental.ie
  2. 2. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie We make it easy KUMARI-DOYLE with excellent rates JEWELLERS and choice Designer & Maker of Fine Jewellery and Silverware 0504 90402 or Jewellery and watch repair services 087 9042610 Specialists in www.boomerangskips.ie custom made HRD Antwerp Certified jewellery, one off Diamond Grader designs, engagement rings, wedding rings, Open Mon - Sat from 10.00am - 6.00pm boomerang gem set jewellery Private Appointments Welcome SKIPS & RECYCLING Phone: 0504 20963 1st Floor, 19 Liberty Square, Thurles Isaac.doyle5@gemail.com Fully Permitted & Insured. We will fill your skip for you! JokesA man scolded his son for being so The man then made a final attempt, with some bad news. "Mom," she He sends e-mails to all the smartunruly and the child rebelled against What if your clothes get dirty?. says, "I just found out that my friends he knows, all to no avail.his father. He got some of his Then Ill come home and let mommy fiances mother has bought the exact After over an hour of searching heclothes, his teddy bear and his piggy wash them., was the reply. same dress as you to wear to the finally gives up. He wakes up thebank and proudly announced, Im The man shook his head and wedding." Irishman and hands him €500.00running away from home!. exclaimed, This kid is not running The brides mother thinks for aThe father calmly decided to look at away from home, hes going off to minute. "Dont worry," she tells her The Irishman pockets the €500.00the matter logically. What if you get college!!. daughter. "Ill just go and buy and goes right back to sleep. Thehungry?, he said. another dress to wear to the lawyer is going nuts not knowing theThen Ill come home and eat!, ceremony." answer. He wakes the Irishman upbravely declared the child. And "But mother," says the bride, "that and asks, Well, so what goes up awhat if you run out of money?. A couple was getting married, and it dress cost a fortune. What will you hill with three legs and comes downI will come home and get some!, was only three days before the do with it? Its such a waste not to with four? The Irishman reaches inreadily replied the child. wedding. The bride calls her mother use it." his pocket, hands the lawyer €5.00 "Who said I wont use it?" her and goes back to sleep. mother asked. "Ill just wear it to the rehearsal dinner." 5 surgeons from big cities are discussing who makes the best patients to operate on. An Italian lawyer and an Irishman The 1st surgeon, from New York , are sitting next to each other on a says, long flight. The lawyer is thinking "I like to see accountants on my that Irishmen are so dumb that he operating table because when you could put something over on them open them up, everything easily...So the lawyer asks if the inside is numbered." Irishman would like to play a fun The 2nd, from Chicago , responds, Treadmills game. The Irishman is tired and "Yeah, but you should try €24 per week just wants to take a nap, so he electricians! Everything inside them politely declines and tries to catch a is colour coded." few winks. The Italian lawyer The 3rd surgeon, from Dallas , says, persists, and says that the game is a "No, I really think librarians are the lot of fun. best, everything inside them is in I ask you a question, and if you alphabetical order." dont know the answer, you pay me The 4th surgeon, from Los Angeles only €5.00 you ask me one, and if I chimes in, dont know the answer, I will pay "You know, I like construction you €500.00, he says. This catches workers... Those guys always the Irishmans attention and to keep understand when you have Exercise Bikes the lawyer quiet, he agrees to play a few parts left over." €18 per week the game. The lawyer asks the first But the 5th surgeon, from question. Whats the distance from Washington , DC shut them all up The Earth to the Moon? The when he observed, Vibro Plates Irishman doesnt say a word, "Youre ALL wrong. Politicians are €22 per week reaches in his pocket pulls out a the easiest to operate on. Theres no five euro note and hands it to the guts, no heart, no balls, no brains, lawyer. and no spine.. Plus, the head and the Tel; (0504) 21842 Now, its the Irishmans turn. He ass are interchangeable." asks the lawyer, What goes up a www.stakelumsplanthire.com Stakelums Plant Hire Limited hill with three legs, and comes Racecourse Retail Park, down with four? The lawyer uses Thurles, Co. Tipperary his laptop and searches all references he could find on the Net.
  3. 3. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Midland Scrap Metal Co.Ltd. Are you despairing over the state of the BEST PRICES PAID FOR YOUR SCRAP METAL window frames and gutters of your house? We are currently looking for all grades of scrap metal for export. You need a uPVC Professional Cleaner Cant make it to the yard??? We offer a collection service if required. People spend €1000’s MSM Recycling is the only Company in Ireland to Date accredited to 20 Year old window cleaned using uPVC4Life Methods every year to replace End of Waste status for its Iron, Steel and Aluminium products. windows, doors and conservatories because they seem to have passedOpening hours: Mon-Friday: 8.00am - 4.45pm Saturday: 8.am - 12.30pm their sell-by date due to how they look. Surprisingly uPVC is often Phone:(05791) 39098 Mobile:(086)6096110 replaced after only 16 Us Specially ing years when it should last formulateAnnagh,Birr,Co.Offaly Web: www.msmrecycling.com uPVC d and prov Cleaner en techn to bring ique the uP to it’s ori VC back gin conditio al n. One of home owner’s largest investments is a beautiful conservatory often priced between €10,000 and €30,000. Unfortunately after only a few years that investment starts to look poor and shabby instead of an We have the solution uPVC4Life will renovate existing windows, doors, conservatories, soffit, fascias and guttering to look like they have just been installed. Also Available DIY Cleaning Kits Designed for people Contact: who would prefer to clean Adrian 087-6323186 Joe Cahill Chairman County Board with Paula Ryan Borrisoleigh their own uPVC. Jonathan 087-9664448 Tipperary Camogie volunteer of the year Mac a nd iPad Stock ists Indesit 7 Kg Washing Machine 19” LG LED TV 1200 Spin. Quick 15 minute Wash Saorview approved. HDMI. A+ Energy Sports Wash 5 Year Warranty OUR PRICE €149.99 RRP 329.00 Take Away Price €249.00 Buy any Vodafone Phone and receive €10 off your next purchase Only with Spencer Spillane Main Street, Roscrea. Tel. 0505-23252 Also available at our new Portlaoise Store. Expert Laois, Kew Lew Business Park. 057 8660601
  4. 4. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieKeep Your Teak Windows Thanks to everyone who made our Registration of2013 be done Relay for Life Tipperary teams can Why Heat the Street? Relay the success it was in 2012. We are so thankful for your support. online - http://www.cancer.ie/get- involved/fundraise/major- fundraising-drives/relay-for- CONVERT Single Glazed to Double Glazed Irish Cancer Society Launches new life/register3 Strategy Towards a Future Without Cancer on its 50th anniversary we Please share with all your can help this future with our fight family/friends & contacts, to our back in Tipperary.. Survivors and Carers we look forward to making 2013 another Relay for life Tipperary 2013 will great success. Let’s get ready to take place on Saturday 24th - Sunday Relay again Tipperary….The greatest 25th August in Toomevara GAA Teams in Tipp. Grounds. put it in your diary its a date not to be missed this year !! Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back thats our motto • Using “Pilkington K Glass” U-Value 1.2 ‘Jerry Fish live in Concert • 8 Times More Efficient than Single Glazing Mirror and Glassworx At Nenagh Arts Centre • No More Condensation Specializes in the design, installation and repair of a Saturday 2 March, 9pm (doors 8pm), Festival, The Isle of Wight, T in The • Keep the Natural Beauty of Admission: €20Eager crowds have Park, Oxegen, The Electric Picnic Hardwood Frames wide range of glass And mirror products for flocked to Jerry Fish and the and turned a triumphant gig at the • Environmentally Friendly Mudbug Club’s traveling musical Spiegeltent into a best selling live • Conserves Energy & Increases the home and workplace. medicine show. Their debut album album. the Value of Your Home reached multi-platinum status, with the single, ‘True Friends’ truly Jerry, most recently has been a coach Mirror and Glassworx ingrained in the Irish hum-along on RTE’s ‘The Voice’ and the band Tel: 061-333630 Fax: 061-333631 psyche. The band played three have finished work on their new David Mulligan Mob: 087-2808184 consecutive nights at Glastonbury, studio album which is part of this e-mail:info@mgwx.ie have become a festival favourite in new stage show in Nenagh. Website: www.mgwx.ie the UK and Ireland playing V Custom Kitchens Hand-Painted Kitchens & Furniture Beat the recession blues and get a new-look, magazine-cover kitchen at approximately 25% of the cost of replacing your existing kitchen! We can give your kitchen a new Turn this look with a traditional hand- painted finish in a colour and into this finish of your choice. We can also provide you with additional touches such as new tiling, worktops, door handles, soft close hinges, cabinets, wicker baskets, storage bins, wine racks, spice racks, corners and pelmets. The list goes on, and can be worked out to fit into your budget. Contact Declan / Patrick Telephone: 085 7288945 Email: customkitchens@live.ie See more examples of our work visit: www.facebook.com/custom.kitchens.3
  5. 5. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ieThe Sacrament of Confirmation The Sacrament of the EucharistPreparation for Confirmation emphasises godparents usually acts as sponsor to the - First Holy Communionthe graces that the Spirit brings. It is child. The word ‘communion’ means to be bread placed by the Priest in the palmsintended that those preparing for this united with. Catholics believe that in of their hands.Sacrament would be enabled to see the The Ceremony of Confirmation has four holy communion they are united in aSpirit working in their own lives. main parts special way with Jesus Christ, that they Most Catholic children receive theirChildren preparing for Confirmation, * Proclamation of the Word are sharing in the body and blood of First Communion when they’re sevenusually in sixth class in primary school, The readings for confirmation are chosen Christ the Saviour. Holy Communion, or eight years of age because this isoften attend a retreat. Preparation also to reflect the help that the Holy Spirit can and the whole service (Mass) is also considered the age of reason. Thisincludes an Enrolment offer the candidates and to remind us and known as Eucharist, from a Greek means that most children are usually inCeremony/Ceremony of light. The perhaps challenge us to keep and live out word meaning thanksgiving. second class in school when they makechildren renew the Baptismal Promises the promises made at confirmation. their First Communion.made by their parents on their behalf The Sacrament of the Eucharist (Firstwhen they were infants. During the * Renewal of baptismal promises Holy Communion) is a Roman In order for to receive communion theConfirmation ceremony the Bishop (or the We renew our baptismal promises during Catholic ceremony. It is the colloquial recipient should be without sin and in apriest representing him) anoints the the confirmation ceremony to highlight name for a persons first celebration of state of grace. Traditionally, thereforechildren with chrism and says the words the connection between baptism and the sacrament of the Eucharist. The young Catholic children will make‘Be sealed with the gift of the Holy confirmation. In the presence of the celebration of First Eucharist is a their first confession, i.e. theSpirit’. The Bishop also lays his hands on community and with their support and sacred and important moment on a Sacrament of Reconciliation somethe children in gesture of appointing or prayers we are confirming the promises long journey of faith development. weeks before receiving their First Holysending. The children are called upon to made for us at our baptism. We are now Together with Baptism and Communion. The Sacrament ofbe active participants in the Church. At saying yes for ourselves to a ChristianConfirmation children traditionally make way of life and the community is Confirmation, it opens the door to full Baptism must also have been receiveda promise to abstain from alcohol/drugs witnessing that and promising to help us membership of the Christian before receiving the First Communion.for a given time. A Confirmation name is as we continue on the journey of faith. community. At the ceremony, eachalso selected and traditionally this was a child receives Communion, normallysaint’s name. The websites *Laying on of Hands in the form of a small round piece ofwww.actapublications.com or In Old Testament times the laying on ofwww.catholic.org are helpful in finding hands was a sign of blessing. It was also a *Anointing with Chrism have chosen for confirmation. The Bishopsaint’s names and useful facts about saints sign that the person was being specially The anointing with oil is a sign that we are will then make the sign of cross withas is Religious Education net. There are chosen to do God’s work. Jesus laid hands being strengthened by the Holy Spirit, that chrism on each candidate’s forehead usingalso a number of books available to on people to heal and bless them. The the gifts of the Holy Spirit are being given the words ‘be sealed with the gift of theparents to help in preparing your child for apostles used the laying on of hands to to them and that they are being blessed by Holy Spirit.’ In doing this he echoes theConfirmation - click here for some signify the coming of the Holy Spirit God. Oil was used to anoint priests, kings words used in the Old Testament ‘I havesuggested texts. (Acts 8:14-17). During confirmation the and prophets in Old Testament times. The called you by name. You are mine.’ bishop and priests lay their hands over the chrism oil used by the bishop at The Sponsor stands behind theIn order to maintain the link between candidates. confirmation was blessed by him during candidate during the anointing as supportBaptism and Confirmation, one of the the Chrism Mass during Holy Week. The and witness. candidates will be called by the name they Murphy’s Bar & Restaurant Main Street, Templemore, Co. 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  6. 6. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie The Enterprise Board has lots to Sliding Wardrobes offer the new or existing business January Offers Cathedral Street ThurlesSliding and Walk-in Phone 0504-22221 If you need to sharpen your business about of starting a business looking Wardrobes Unit 2, skills, regenerate your ailing business to self employment as an alternative O’Connor’s Shopping Centre, or indeed examine self employment to unemployment. These courses Full Design Dublin Road, Nenagh as an option, contact your local include If you need to regenerate Service Phone 067-42913 County Enterprise Board in Nenagh your business the Tipperary a ten After 6pm, Contact Sean or Clonmel. week Start Your Own Business 087 8226803 acmecentrenenagh@gmail.com Programme, a 1 day Start Your Own The Enterprise Board offers a wide Business Bootcamp and a one day range of business supports including Bookkeeping Using Excel Course. Mid West il grants, training, mentoring, The Board works closely with the management development, supports Department of Social Protection and for websites, exhibitions, trade fairs unemployed individuals and should be your first port of call if contemplating business start up orSuppliers of Agri & Auto Diesel, you need any of the aforementioned. already in receipt of the Back toHome Heating Oils, The Tipperary North County Work Allowance may qualify for free places on the Board’s businessLubricating Oil and Tanks Enterprise Board is running a series skills training courses. of training programmes over theUPPERCHURCH, THURLES, coming months targeting A number of workshops and (0504) 54129 / 54193 (087)-810 7344 owners/managers looking to improve seminars have also been scheduled the performance of their business or for early 2013 including a thinking about starting one. Microfinance Seminar which will be run in Nenagh next week in Hot W The programmes on offer include conjunction with Network North Heating For The Future a te r Mentors, Company Development, Tipperary and repeated in Thurles on 24/7 Sales & Marketing, Social Media, March 13 for a general audience in Primary Food Safety, Food Safety & conjunction with Thurles Chamber. • Underfloor Heating • Heat Pumps HACCP, Advanced Food Enterprise A Motivational Seminar with Kevin • Geothermal Heating • Time & Temperature control system Programme, Getting Irish Business Kelly will take place in April in the • Solar Hot water • Condensing oil Gas boiler On-Line etc. Horse & Jockey; the Annual “Who • Water Pumps & Softeners To Talk To” Expo has been planned North County Enterprise Board is for early May at the ThurlesThomas MaherTel:087 8378791 / 0504 45310 Fax: 0504 34911 E: tmplumbing@eircom.net running an initiative developed by Chamber Enterprise Centre followedCloncleigh, Two Mile Borris, Co. Tipperary Blaise Brosnan MRI. This in the first half of the year by programme has been devised to specialist seminars on Intellectual assist owner/managers of businesses Property, Patents & Copyright and who have suffered badly during the the BeSMART initiative with the recession but who are still in Health & Safety Authority. business and ready to dust themselves down and prepare for the All courses may be booked on-line at next stage of their natural business www.tnceb.ie/training.htm (see cycle. This programme would also advert on back cover for dates etc). greatly benefit previous participants Early booking is advised as numbers of Management Development are strictly limited and places are programmes and consists of 10 allocated on a first-come first-served Batteries • Copper • Stainless • Motors modules and two confidential one to basis. The unemployed or BTWA Top Prices Paid at our Yard in Templemore one mentor sessions. beneficiaries should contact the Board’s offices Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 The ‘Accelerate – Driving Your Business Forward’, Management or their Job Facilitator (who will be Development Programme designed required to vouch their status in order by the Network of County & City to qualify for free places). st Enterprise Boards will be repeated oard tees KCo es d eyb Guaraneluse Set for FREE Wir n your pair again this year. This initiative is To access supports or for further an ing o it or re o Savd M p audance aimed at existing firms, and will information contact the Tipperary apto n every Mainte IT L involve a mix of 6 intensive group North County Enterprise Board, training workshops and 6 x one-to- Connolly Street, Nenagh at 067- one on-site trouble shooting sessions. 33086, www.tnceb.ie or e-mail Participation on this programme will info@tnceb.ie. County and City Computer Repairs be preceded by a valuable financial diagnosis of your business. Enterprise Boards are funded by the Irish Government and by the IT Maintenance European Union. Virus Removal The Board is also offering a number of programmes for those thinking Offsite Backup Find us on
  7. 7. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie St Theresas National School Borrisoleigh Open Evening Neuromuscular February 20th at 7pm Parents and children are invited along to enrol for & Physical Therapy September 2013. Neuromuscular & Physical Therapy 0504 51473 and Orthopedic Sports massage www.scoilteresa.ie serves to address soft tissue injuries and conditions associated with chronic and acute pain St Theresas National School CRYOTHERAPY Borrisoleigh New to Tipperary, Cryonic Medical isSt Theresas National School is a curriculum, they are always vigilant a drug free non invasive Treatment for pain and inflamation. This painlesscaring & nurturing school where of the individual needs of each child treatment can speed up your recoveryeach child is encouraged & and learning support is available process following injurieschallenged to reach his/her full where necessary . The school haspotential and to blossom as a human succeeded in attaining their firstbeing . The school is effectively Green Flag Award in 2011 and theyrun by Mrs Mary Butler (principal ) are currently working hard towardand an excellent team of staff. Each their second- benefiting both school , Discount on all Treatments for Decembermember is dedicated to her job and home and the wider community as Contact for appointmentalways has the welfare of the children have become much more Helen Ryan (Kennedy) 083 1477864children at heart . They are always respectful of our environment : this 17 Liberty Square, Thurlesavailable for a chat should a parent education will live with them forever www.helenkryan.comhave a concern no matter how big or . late evening appointments availablelittle the worry is . There are a largevariety of subjects available to all The care and teaching they receive Clients with health insurance are entitled to a part refundchildren such as song , dance, in St Theresas is fundamental incooking and art along with English, building them into men and womenIrish and Maths etc . Although St of the future ..Theresas follow the national Blinds & Curtains February Offers Made to Measure Curtains, Roman, Roller, Vertical and Wood BlindsPat Bracken and Mary Butler and 3rd class with their prizes for winning the"Write about my own place" competition. Their winning book is called"Cliodhnas Quest" which tells the story of the history of Borrisoleigh.Get Your Boots On For Rehabcare ThurlesThe scenic village of Upperchurch will The Walk is part of Michael Walsh’shost a great Walking day in aid of Tús fundraising effort for Autism ProjectsNua Autism Residential & Resource here in Thurles, In April Michael isCentre Stradavoher Thurles. walking from Holycross Abbey to Santiago de Compostella Galicia SpainTus Nua is a new Rehabcare Unit here a journey of over 2,000k. The Walk inin Thurles Caring for young Adults with Upperchurch on Saturday 23 Feb atDisabilities, comprising of 2 Houses and 1130 am is an ideal way to support this After 6pm, Contact Seana Resource Centre,this exciting new great local cause. Registration is €10complex compliments the work of and after the walk on the Eamon an 087-8226803Rehabcare in the Thurles Region Chnoic Loop refreshments will be,providing Residential Care and Respite provided in the local Community Hall acmecentrenenagh@gmail.comCare to many families. Rehabcarestarted in Thurles in 2006 and they now For further details or any queries contact Unit 2,support over 30 individuals between the Michael at 087 2755445 O’Connor’s Shopping Centre, Cathedral Streetages 18-40,with over 60 on the staff this Dublin Road, Nenagh Thurlesis a most welcome development in theThurles Region. Phone 067-42913 Phone 0504-22221
  8. 8. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie €1,000 up for grabs for Peat Briquettes Community Groups in Tipperary · New crowd funding platform have designed our platform to make €2.50 per bale PledgUp.com launched. it really simple and free for groups to create an online sponsorship page Community groups and projects and to process online donations For Sale at across Tipperary could get a kick without the need for technical skills. Hennessy Metal Recycling Yard start to their fundraising efforts by We are receiving lots of interest signing up for a new free Irish from community groups trying to in Killea, Templemore crowd funding platform called fundraise for a variety of things PledgUp.com. from new playgrounds, memorials Phone Kevin 087-680 7983 right the way through to sports The company, which is based in clubs looking for online donations Longford, is offering €1,000 of for events like Strictly Come funding to community groups or Dancing and Duathlons.” projects that sign up for the service with the most innovative Once people click on the links they fundraising ideas. are brought to a personalised page where they get details of the PledgUp.com is a free service that fundraiser and can donate online. Monumental Sculptor helps community groups to get online donations for their projects. Speaking about the competition Mr Headstones Once a group sets up profile on the Kennedy added “Every community website they receive a link to a in Ireland has some project that are Granite Worktops personalised fundraising page that trying to raise funds for. By signing they can email to their contacts or up before the end of February they post on social media sites asking for will be entered into a competition Templederry, Nenagh. Dungar, Roscrea. donations. The service allows for a €1,000 donation pool. We are groups to ask for straight forward looking for the best fundraising Tel: (087) 270 3615 Tel: (0505) 21534 donations or to look for financial causes and ideas. In addition to the During office hours sponsorship of events they are competition they will also be able to timryangranite@ircom.net Mobile: (087) 2703615 organising. The groups can also get use their personalised fundraising all their members involved by pages to immediately reach out to inviting them to join. Once they do possible donors anywhere in the they also receive a personalised world.” page and the amount raised by each LocalSwitch rebrands as person is shown to the entire group. Details of the competition winners will be posted on GET Local Commenting cofounder Eoin Kennedy, PledgUp.com said www.PledgUp.com/blog. Three prizes will be awarded - €500 for “Smaller community groups have 1st place, €300 for 2nd place and Empowering Sustainable excellent networks and contacts in €200 for third. The competition Ireland and abroad. Where they fall runs until February 28th 2013. Community Enterprise down is with technology skills. WeThe last year has really been a roller- Secondly, some people felt that the GET Local (Formerly LocalSwitch) is but primarily energy saving andcoaster ride, and the action plan has idea of ‘switching’ might be seen as a a non profit Enterprise Creation substitution, local food production,steadily evolved. Initially we started little intrusive to some people, and Agency for the localized and low and enabling of the collaborativeout as an agency that would map local that makes sense now too in carbon economy. We help primarily sharing economy. The most popularresources, and help people get local hindsight. The idea of switching to unemployed people create their own examples are enterprises thatenergy and food projects going. What locally bought produce and services enterprises, by providing a platform concentrate on property retrofitting,evolved was something more finely will probably happen over time, but for them to receive inspiration, woodland maintenance, tool sharing,tuned around being an agency for suggesting people should make the coaching, niche specific skills, start- car sharing, waste recycling andenterprise creation, a way of making ‘switch’ over night is probably a bit up capital, back office services, and reuse, and community supportedhappen what we always wanted to do, much for some. even customers. agriculture.which was to catalyze local self helpprojects. So here we are, and our new name is What niches do we support? For more info visit fitting us much better, along with a www.localswitch.ieOne problem we’ve had was in much more finely defined picture of Anything that builds local wealth andhelping people understand what we what services we actually do offer: reduces reliance on imported energy,are all about, and the name‘LocalSwitch’ spoke for itself on one Our missionlevel, but it didn’t help explain what Poker Classic in Garrykennedywe were really all about, which is Our mission is to reverse the outflowproviding a platform to help people of wealth from the Irish economy The 2012 Tipperary Rose Lisa orphanage in Belarus bringing muchtransform local economies through through developing community Hickey will be holding a Poker needed supplies and care to thosenew local enterprise creation. So supported enterprises, which will Classic in Larkins Bar and children in need. Tickets for theGET Local is the new name, almost reduce energy, food and transport Restaurant, Garrykennedy, Portroe event are €20 and prize money isunanimously agreed by everyone as costs, and redirect spending power for on Friday the 1st of March at 9pm. €1,000 (pro rata). Please contact Lisabeing a far better tool for describing the benefit of the local community All proceeds on the night will go to on 087-2952773 for moreourselves. The ‘GET’ is an support the Chernobyl Children information.abbreviation for “Growing Enterprise How do we do it? International charity. Lisa will beTogether”. travelling with 14 other Rose of Tralee to spend a week in an
  9. 9. 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  10. 10. Tipp Tatler www.tipptatler.ie Philly Ryan’s Bar The Source Arts Centre, Thurles Silver St., Nenagh They emerged from this session Prop: Tom Kenneally Fancy five minutes of fascinated by each other. After this, fame on The Source Arts Winston Churchill softened towards LIVE MUSIC Centre’s stage? Ireland, and gave Michael Collins and the Irish Free State every support Mon. 18th March with Following it success in 2011, Open he could. The play is a moving Mic Night is back. Once again our portrait of two men who were doors are open and the stage is yours. antagonists, and yet, at a certain Easter Weekend From young to old we extend a warm level, comrades, each recognizing the invitation for you to showcase your qualities of the other. Mon 1st April - talent, whether it is music, poetry, @ 8pm song, dance or comedy. If you have a Not many people know this but band that want a break this could be Churchill had as many links as it or, if you are in a dance troop that Collins to north Kerry having spent needs a stage, then come down to his childhood summers as his The Source Arts Centre. cousins estate of Tarbert House .This play also had a very successful run in The Source has 20 performance slots the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in on the night, each of 5 minutes 2006 starring Mel Smith as Churchill duration. The winning act will get to with Michael Fassbender reprising perform at The Source Family Fun the role of his direct descendant Day this summer. To enter all you have to do is collect an entry form from the Box Office or download a form online and return completed Until May Bank Holiday Weekend forms before the deadline, Friday March 1st. Please include your AllSavings Plan Available Parties Catered For name, address, email address, phone Phone Tom 087-9852671 number and age. There is a non refundable fee of €5 per entry. Pub: 067-31350 - Tom: 087-9852671 Find us on The show will take place on Saturday March 16th 8pm and tickets to see the Michael Collins! performances are just €5. Why notNatures Balm—The Rub make a night of it and come early to A superb and very entertaining playGrannies Home Remedy Over 100 years old enjoy a meal or bar bites at The Source Café from 7pm? Ring Sheena and promises to engage the audience right from the start.The Story by Dorrie Killeen on 0504-58858 for more details. The Source Bar will be open from 7pm. Thursday 7 March 8pm. TicketsThe Rub is an old herbal remedy that grandmother used to say ‘for everywas in my grandmother’s family for illness a herb grows nearby’ For bookings and to download an €16/14 concessiongenerations. application form go to http://www.thesourceartscentre.ie/ev Why not make a night of it and come Over the years I’ve studied the ents/info/open-mic-night or ring the early to enjoy a meal or bar bites atIn 1890 a young teacher Annie science of herbs and nutrition and Box Office on 0504 90204 The Source Café from 7pm? RingMurray whose family came from collected lots of old traditional Matt on 0504-58858 for more details.Rathmoylan in Co Meath took up a remedies. I have a manual written andpost outside Athlone in a South hope to have it published this year. The Source Bar will be open from 7pm.Roscommon National School a few Allegience – a night thatmiles west of the Shannon. She met Go to my blog—and married my grandfather Thomas dorriekilleentherub.blogspot.com for changed historyFeeley and Roscommon was to more information and testimonials— Written by Mary Kenny, Allegience Visitbecome her home for life near the users of The Rub and some pagesshores of Lough Ree. from my book. is the dramatization of actual events www.tipptatler.ie that changed history. In 1921She brought with her a recipe for a Eamon de Valera ordered Michael John—Limerick—heard about Thesubstance made from herbs oils and Rub from a neighbour, has arthritis Collins under sufferance, to travel Sudokusalts that had been used by her family to London, with the Irish everywhere for over thirty years, hefor generations for pains aches and told me he could not take painkillers delegation, to negotiate the Treaty 3 9inflammation. In 1991 searching her that followed the Truce and the War 5 3 9 1 4 anymore. Since he started using Theold medical book entitled ‘The of Independence. Winston Churchill Rub--he is pain free and mobile,Household Physician’ for information going on holidays etc. John is now was Colonial Secretary in charge of 4 1 6I found the recipe and made it up for using The Rub for a few years and he Ireland, and the two men were 2 6 1 7an elderly man who had very bad is 81 years old. prepared to detest one another. Yet,arthritis in his hands, knees, ankles at a point when the Treaty talks 8 4 1and shoulders, he came back the seemed to be in stasis, Churchill 3 6 Helen Limerick--I’ve often cried withfollowing day after using The Rub and Collins spent a night drinking pain after a few applications of thetwice and said he was able to walk up The Rub to my hands and knees I am together, talking, arguing, even 3 9 7 singing and reciting poetry.the fields for the first time in three pain free. Thank you Dorrie. 4 2years and that was the rediscovery ofThe Rub 20 years ago. My Win 2 €10 1 3
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