Community Notices (May 8th 2024)

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Thurles Garden and Flower Club will host an evening of potting of plants, flowers and other garden ideas, also use of garden urns and containers, on Tuesday 14th May at 8pm in the Order of Malta Hall, Thurles. Ms Marjorie Fairclough will give the talk. Non-members are welcome.

The Annual General Meeting of the Carrowclough Residents Association will take place on Friday the 10th May at 7pm in the Community House on the estate. Everyone Welcome.

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2024, Celebrating the Arts and Creativity as we age.

Tipperary Town Library will host Bealtaine 2024. Top to Toes Strength and Mobility Workshop on Monday 13th, 20th and 27th May at 10am, May Wellness with Jennie Hannigan on Tuesday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th of May at 9.30 to 11am, also Edmund Finn’s Retirement Project by Liz Rusheen, introduced by Des Marnane. Ireland’s Own by Margaret Galvin on Thursday 9th May at 11.30am also local stylist and dramatist Maureen Walsh will present three workshops on Thursday 9th, 16th and 23rd of May from 2pm to 4pm. For more information or booking an event please contact 052 61 666126.

May Day Exhibition: Exhibition and Performance of Images and Words on Friday 31st May at 7.30pm at 6s and 7s Gallery, Davis Street, Tipperary Town, also a free public performance at 6s & 7s Gallery, Davis Street, on Wednesday 8th May from 3pm to 4pm.

Cashel Library: Sketchbook of Ireland – Art Workshop on Monday 20th May 10am. “Sing your way down memory lane with Suzanne Buttimer” on Friday 3rd May at 10am, Line Dancing with Bernie Corbett on Friday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th May at 11.30am. May Wellness with Jennie Hannigan on Tuesday’s 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th May from 1.15pm to 2.45pm. Booking is essential on 062-63825. Events will also be held in Carrick on Suir, Clonmel,Fethard, Holycross, Littleton, Nenagh, Newport, Roscrea, Templemore, Cahir. Most events are free, be sure to book for events in advance at the relevant venues as places are limited.

Bru Boru will hold a very special concert in remembrance of Nora Butler. On the night of the 11th May Nora will be remembered and celebrated through performances from the Bru Boru performance group and special guests. This is sure to be a very special night and we would advise to book early. Tickets are €10.00, available from Bru Boru on 062 61122 and www.bruboru.ie. All proceeds from the night will go to the Irish Kidney Association.

Doon and District Men’s shed, in association with Joe’s Garden Centre will have a demonstration of summer planting, hanging baskets and flower pot arranging on Tuesday 14th May at 7.30pm. All are welcome, tea afterwards.

Dúrlas Éile Archers offer indoor or outdoor archery every weekend in Thurles. Interested in something new? Why not try Archery in Thurles. Equipment supplied for beginners – for children 6 years or older. Contact Danny on 086 196 4517 or check out their Facebook page Dúrlas Éile Archers. Available for events and parties also.

The Mad Hatters Cafe open on Saturday April 6th from 10.30am – 1.30pm. In the Cappawhite Resource Centre. Homebakes, teas and coffees.

Bridge classes for beginners in Cashel Community School starting on the 5th March, every Tuesday evening for ten weeks. Contact Cashel Community School on 062-61167

Former soldiers who served with the Irish Defence Forces in the CONGO are invited to attend a special service in Sarsfields Barracks, Limerick on May 23rd. The local branches of ONE – Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel, are trying to compile a list of eligible surviving members of the Defence Forces for the Department of Defence to ensure they are recognised on the day. Any information or queries to Gerry Cronin of the Sgt. Tommy Halligan Branch of ONE at 087-6700241 or to Denis Larkin at the South Tipperary ONE Branch at 087-2838684.

Ireland needs Fatima: Rosary Rally, join us in a public square for Multicultural / Multilingual Rosary Rally in Honour of Our Lady of Fatima for WORLD PEACE on Saturday May 11th at 4.00pm at the Kickham Barracks, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Contact Jimmy Ryan on 086-2597275 or email: [email protected]. This is one of over 500 Rosary Rallies across the country, at this time. All are welcome.

Derek Ryan presents A VERY MUSICAL AFTERNOON on Sunday 2nd of June at 4pm in St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Tipperary Town. A wonderful evening of musci and song with Derek Ryan, Deirdre Ryan and Emmet Donlan with piano accompaniment by David Wray. All proceeds to Tipperary Musical Society. Booking on 087-2491228. Tickets on the door on the evening. All are welcome to share in a summer’s evening of beautiful entertainment of well-known musical members.

Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Pio San Giovanni, Benevento and Assisi, on the 2nd October to the 9th October, 2024. Booking is now open. For more information contact Helen English on 086-3718464 or Joe Walsh Tours on 01-2410800.

House of Farm cats looking for good homes. Rescue based near Tipperary Town. Please contact Paws & Claws on Facebook or telephone 085-7031798. A home check and adoption fee will be required.

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. www.pranichealinginireland.com/ph-ire

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.

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.

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.