It comes as no great surprise to many tourists & Thurles residents that De Búrca’s Pub, positioned in Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary, has been chosen as one of the finalist, in this years ‘Best Presented Shop Front Award 2012.’
Deirdre Cox, (Environmental Awareness Officer ) of North Tipperary County Council has notified Refresh Thurles, that of the possible 17 Thurles premises nominated for the County Council’s Best Presented Shop Front Award 2012, De Búrca’s Pub has been successfully selected as a finalist.
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The overall winners of the finalist nominations are expected to be announced at an Environmental Awards Ceremony to be held on November 19th next, and at which the current understandably proud proprietor M/s Marie Bourke is expected to attend.
De Búrca’s licensed hostility opens seven nights a week and is viewed by locals and visitors as the ideal cosy location for that quiet drink, where cosy conversation is assured to materialize uninterrupted. This traditional premises in Thurles is still one of just a few pubs now in the town, which still provide that cosy and welcoming old style open fire, which down through the years has been so welcoming to those travelling.
Remember also, that each Friday, the lovers of traditional Irish music are kept fully entertained, starting from 10.00pm each Friday night.