Community Notices (23rd May 2024)

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Purcell Picnic – In Loughmore Cottage and Tea Rooms on Sunday 23rd June from 2pm to 6pm. A celebration of the heritage, culture and history of Loughmore the home of the Purcell’s. Bring friends or family back in time to the world of the Purcell family for a festival of traditional music, crafts, food and fun. Tickets are availabel on Eventbrite.ie and Children under 16 are free. Contact 087-2501344 or email: [email protected]

The Annual General Meeting of Tipperary Musical Society will take place on Thursday 6th June at 8pm at St. Anne’s Secondary School, Tipperary Town. All are welcome to attend. Current Members are especially encouraged to attend to review the 2023/2024 Season and to elect a new Committee for the 2024/2025 Year.

Self Help Africa Charity Tipperary Town are in urgent need of donations of ladies and gents clothing, shoes and accessories, bric n brac, linen etc. Thank you in advance for any help and support.

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 27th May at 10am, May Wellness with Jennie Hannigan on Tuesday, 28th of May at 9.30 to 11am. Introducing local stylist and dramatist Maureen Walsh will present three workshops on Thursday 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:  Line Dancing with Bernie Corbett on Friday 24th May at 11.30am. May Wellness with Jennie Hannigan on Tuesday 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.