Community Diary (9th Febrary 2024)


Learn Meditation on Twin Hearts. Increase happiness, reduce stress, enhance focus and acheive calmness. Fourth Monday evening of every month at 7.30pm. Tipperary Community Services Centre, St. Michael Street, Tipperary. No fee, donations welcome. Contact Jennie on 086-8682251.

Michael Sutton Charity Memorial Walk, Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary. In aid of Bishop John Ryan’s Education NGO Malawi. Donations on the day or online. Mass at 11am Sacred Heart Church. Walk 1: 12.15pm Eamon an Chnoic 8km, Walk 2: 12.30pm Eamon an Chnoic 4km. Registrations from 10.30am – 12pm at Upperchurch Community Center, eircode E41 KOH9. Followed by food, music, Tea & Coffee. Presentation at Upperchurch Community Centre. Supported by Kinnanes Bar and the Mid Tipp Hillwalkers. For more info contact: [email protected]

Big Splash, Small Fish. A two act comedy by Jim Keane. Friars Gate Theatre, Kilmallock on Saturday 17th February at 8pm. For tickets contact 063-98727. In Bru Boru, Cashel on Friday 1st March and Saturday 2nd March. For tickets contact 062-61122 or online:

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje from Shannon Airport. May 22nd to 29th. August 28th to 4th September. Contact John O’Brien, Group leader on 086-8586304

Kit Conway 87th Anniversary Commemoration. Sunday 11th February, Burncourt 2.30pm. Main speaker: Senator Paul Gavan.

Tipperary Active Retirement Association are holding a pancake day at Tipperary Golf Club on Tuesday 13th February at 2pm. Bookings will take place on Friday 9th February from 11am to 12 noon at Tipperary Community Services Centre.

Fr. Matthew Player’s New Inn are staging their production of “THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD” from Wednesday 21st February to Sunday 25th February nightly at 8pm. In the New Inn Community Centre. Tickets from the shop in New Inn Friary Pharmacy, Cashel or contact Eileen on 087-6334381. Price at €15.00. Concession evening on Wednesday 21st February. Tickets €10.00. Pre-booking essential.

CJ Kickham Brass and Reed Band will hold their annual general meeting at the band hall on Tuesday 27th February at 8pm.

Ballylanders Cards are organising progressive 45 classes for beginners, on this Wednesday night 31st January at 7.30pm. On in the daycare centre, so if you would like to learn or brush up on the game of 45, you are welcome to come along.

Fethard Historical Society: Tipperariana 2024 Book Fair. Ireland’s Premier Annual Book Fair on Sunday 11th February. Doors open at 12 noon – 4.30pm. Admission €3.00. “books of all types and shapes, from valuable antiquarian books to modern “pulp fiction” paperbacks. Fethard Ballroom, Co. Tipperary. Cafe on premises. No ATM facility. Contact Michael Mallon on 086 3777348. Email: [email protected]

Tipperary Musical Society present “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”. A hilarious new musical comedy based on the smash hit comedy movie by Mel Brooks, at The Excel Theatre, Tipperary Town, from 12th to 17th February at 8pm nightly. Tickets go on sale on Monday 29th January. Get your tickets on

‘Life In The Spirit’ Seminars will be held in Solohead Church for six Sundays starting from this Sunday January 28th from 4pm – 6pm. There will be a different speaker each week and the first speaker will be Eddie Stones. Eddie will be holding a healing service. There will be Mass included each week.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje from Shannon Airport on the following dates; May 22nd – September 4th and August 28th – September 4th. Early booking discount before February 2nd. Contact John O’Brien, Group Leader on 086 858 6304.

Tipperary Tidy Towns are making an urgent appeal to our community for support with donations to feed the wild birds in the Tipperary Town Hills. Donations for bird seed can be made at All Creatures Great And Small Pet Shop on the Limerick Road. You will be given a receipt for your donation no matter how big or small.

John The Baptist Community School Presents ‘ Thank you For The Music’, a TY Musical 70’s experience. Relive the hits and superstars of the 70’s with an all star cast of students. On Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of February at 7.30pm. Tickets available online from www.gr8events/ or from the school on 061 383173.

Self Help Africa Charity Tipperary Town are in urgent need of donations of ladies and gents clothing, shoes, linen, etc. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 5pm.

Caherconlish Seisuin is resuming on Wednesday 21st February at 8.30pm. All are welcome.

A free information event on Suicide Grief and Available Supports. Absolute Hotel, Sir Harry’s Mall, Limerick City on Saturday 17th Februray from 1pm to 4pm. The event is entitled “Finding Hope and Healing After Suicide: Compassionate Conversations around Suicide Grief”. Bryan Nolan, Grief and Loss Specialist, will be guest speaker from 1.30pm. This is a free information event for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one through suicide, or for anyone else who is seeking advice and support. For information, please visit the Healing Untold Grief Group’s Website on

Tipp Mid-West Radio Concert, in Cahir House on Tuesday 30th April. John Glenn, PJ Murrihy, Pat McKenna, Sean Keane, Aisling Rafferty, Martin Cuff and Effie Neil. Backed by “Off the Cuff”. Tickets €25.00. Raffle on the Night. Doors open 7.15pm. Concert starts at 8pm. Compere Norman Morrissey. Tickets are available at Tipp Mid-West Radio, 062 52555. Danny Ryan’s Music , Tipp Town and Noel Fahey Footwear, Cashel.

Bingo Notices:

Monday: Hospital Co. Limerick (Community Hall) at 8pm.

Tuesday: Cahir (Community Hall) at 8pm, Oola (Community hall) at 8pm.

Wednesday: Pallasgreen at 8pm.

Thursday: Golden (Golden GAA Hall) at 8pm, Cappamore at 8pm.

Friday: Cappawhite (Community Center) at 8pm.

Saturday: Cashel (Halla Na Feile) at 8pm.

Sunday: Tipperary Town (Marion Hall) at 8pm.