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Tipperary Village Wins Tidy Towns 2017 Competition.

The village of Birdhill (Irish: Cnocán an Éin Fhinn, or the Hill of the Fair Bird) in North / West Co. Tipperary, has beaten off stiff competition, to be named overall winner of the Tidy Towns 2017 competition, (Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Join Us During Heritage Week 2017 In Co. Tipperary

Trees By Alfred Joyce Kilmer (1886–1918), [Latter killed by sniper fire near Muercy Farm, beside the Ourcq River, near the village of Seringes-et-Nesles, in France during WW1] “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. … Continue reading

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International Miss Macra 2016

Yesterday saw the welcome return of the 45th International Miss Macra Festival, returning to its initial roots; coming back to Thurles, Co. Tipperary for the full duration of this August Bank Holiday weekend. Such was the high calibre of the … Continue reading

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Thurles Sports Festival July 1st 2016 – July 10th 2016

Large numbers of visitors are expected to converge on Thurles for this year’s ‘Thurlessportsfest’ which will lumber up on Friday July 1st 2016; beginning at 11.00 am and continuing until July 10th 2016 inc. The Thurles Sports Festival Committee would … Continue reading

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Thurles, Co. Tipp, To Host 2016 International Macra Festival

The 45th International Miss Macra Festival this year returns to Thurles, Co. Tipperary Clonoulty-Rossmore Macra na Feirme are delighted to confirm that this year’s International Miss Macra Festival will take place over the 2016 August Bank Holiday weekend, from Friday … Continue reading

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