Local business - at the heart of your community

Throughout South Tipperary local business is as the heart of every community, this is the lifeline that ensures businesses can grow, prosper and develop within their local markets. This is especially true in these difficult economic times as it becomes evident that local businesses will thrive with continued local support, they know their market better than anyone else and can offer a familiarity and knowledge to the clients that is much sought after by larger business but rarely matched. A shining example of this are the local business communities of Ballymacarbry, Ardfinnan and Clogheen, where the businesses outlined below are an integral part of the community they are based in.

Throughout South Tipperary local business is as the heart of every community, this is the lifeline that ensures businesses can grow, prosper and develop within their local markets. This is especially true in these difficult economic times as it becomes evident that local businesses will thrive with continued local support, they know their market better than anyone else and can offer a familiarity and knowledge to the clients that is much sought after by larger business but rarely matched. A shining example of this are the local business communities of Ballymacarbry, Ardfinnan and Clogheen, where the businesses outlined below are an integral part of the community they are based in.

Vee Valley Fruit and Veg

Lower Main Street, Clogheen

Where you can get the freshest and super quality fruit and veg at unbelieveable prices, a lge turnip and cabbage both for €1.99, 5 large juicy mandarins .99cent and hen and duck eggs available and much more, we have a daily delivery to shops and restaurants. A one stop shop for your 5 a day, encourage your children to healthy eating. Also available is a large selection of jams and chutneys all locally produced. So why not drop in to P.J. and Margaret and start the Autumn on a healthy note. You can contact the shop on 0527465351 or P.J. on 0877984929.

Ballymacarbry Community Centre And 
Hostel

The Centre offers many facilities including: A 20 bed Hostel, Astro-Turf, Gym, Badminton Hall, Theatre, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Sauna and Montessori.

Classes starting up in September are: Zumba, Gymnastics, Pilates, Circuit Training, Karate, Taekwon-Do, Guitar Lessons, Hip Hop, Badminton, I.C.A., Social Club and Social Dancing is commencing on 15th September.

We also do kids birthday party packages and hostel packages and if any family, group or club would like to avail of any facility in the centre, we would be delighted to accommodate you.

For more information, please call 052 6185483 or 087 2664001.

Riverside 
Restaurant, 
Ardfinnan

Come and enjoy dinner in the intimate atmosphere of the Riverside Restaurant, Ardfinnan.

Dinner is served Thursday to Saturday evening from 6pm. (Reservations necessary)

Fresh locally sourced ingredients are prepared by French chef Rodolphe Meyrand to create attractively presented dishes that will delight your taste buds The restaurant is also available for private parties for lunch and dinner and can cater for up to 25 persons, Please contact the restaurant for further details on 052 - 7466998

Carey’s 
Pharmacy, Clogheen

John Carey’s Pharmacy run by John and Maeve Carey is in Clogheen for twenty nine years.

It is run by a friendly efficient staff that is there to tend to the needs of the patient. We offer advice on all aspects of medical care. We provide monitored dose packs to aid patient compliance. A recently installed consultation room offers the patient privacy to discuss various medical matters including asthma inhaler technique, diabetes management, medicines review and many more. Recently the opening hours have been extended to six days a week to cater for the needs of the patient. John and Maeve would like to thank the customers for their continued support and look forward to serving the community in the years to come.

Curl Up and Dye Hair Salon

Curl up & Dye Hair Salon, situated on Main Street, Ardfinnan, has been in business for the last 25 years. It is a family business run by Liz. The Salon is expert in cutting, colouring and highlighting hair. Stockists of Moroccan Oil hair treatment, fantastic for treating dry and damaged hair. It is a unisex salon with a very friendly environment. Children are most welcome. You will always be greeted with a smiling face and always offered a cuppa while you wait. For appointment please call Liz on 052-7466446.

William Myles and Sons, Butchers, 
Ardfinnan

William Myles & Sons Butchers, situated on Main Street, Ardfinnan is established since 1926. It is a family run business that has been passed down through the generations. All meats in the shop are sourced locally. We have our own abattoir and can cater for all deep freeze orders e.g.. lamb, beef, pork. You will always be greeted with a friendly face when you come in to Myles. Every week we have a selection of special offers to cater for every budget. We would like to thank all our customers for their continued support throughout the years. For any enquires, call 052-7466224.

J Lambert and Sons, Ardfinnan

J. Lambert & Sons Ltd., Ardfinnan, is a family run business in the village for generations. As automobile and agricultureal engineers, we specialise in servicing cars, tractors and commercial vehicles. We operate a 24 hour recovery service on 086-2571298. We are open for diesel, leaded and unleaded petrol 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday. We have coach and bus hire service for all occasions. Tel: 052-7466933.

Hacketts Shop and Fuels, 
Ardfinnan

Hackett’s have been trading in Ardfinnan for almost 30 years and would like to thank customers old and new for their support.

You will find everything you need in store. Groceries, newspapers, magazines, stationary, phone top-ups, Lotto, pre-paid credit card, stamps, bill-pay(Eircom, ESB etc.), tea, coffee, sandwiches, snacks and home baking to name but a few. Hackett’s are also fuel merchants stocking a full range of coal aswell as turf, briquettes, firewood and Calor gas. You can collect from the store or have them deliver it to your door. Hackett’s supply both hardwood and softwood in any size loads. All timber is well seasoned and stored undercover. Hardwood blocks cut to size to suit your wood burning stove. Call in to discuss your needs anytime.

Hackett’s Shop and Fuels, Barracks St., Ardfinnan, Ph:052 7466356, 7 Days 7:30a.m to 8:30p.m

Clonanav Fly Fishing Centre

Clonanav Fly Fishing Centre is located close to Ballymacarbry village on the R671. Specialists in fly fishing equipment from leading brands We are main dealers for Simms, Sage, Hardy & Guideline carrying a large range of products from these companies. 2012 also sees us stocking the groundbreaking new range of Hardy Sintrix Rods.

In August 2010 we opened our NEW STORE in Ballymacarbry, Co Waterford. A fly anglers paradise! - 1,500 sq feet full of the latest and best fly fishing gear available on the market today! Why not come and visit us? You will receive a warm welome, browse our shop and get some of the best deals and advice around! Instore we stock an amazing range of flies, they are too numerous to list here.

Looking to learn to fly fish? Why not join one of our numerous fly fishing schools. We run courses to suit all levels from beginners to experienced in both trout and salmon fishing. For more information see our website.

To ensure you get the best advice, we recommend you make an appointment in advance of your visit. Our opening hours are 9 am to 5 pm Tue to Fri, Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and closed on Sundays and Mondays. We are open 24/7 online, just visit our online store - www.flyfishingireland.

Make Up by Linda

Make Up By Linda is the glamorous Beauty Salon located on Main Street, Clogheen. Proprietor, Linda English specialises in make-up for weddings including the bride and bridal party, fashion and theatre including stage make-up. Linda also specialises in nails and nail art. The Beauty Spot also operates for Kilcoran Lodge Hotel. For appointment or enquires, please call Linda on 087-6189751 or e-mail croughkeale@hotmail.com

Burkes 
Foodstore, 
Ardfinnan

Burke’s Foodstore, Main Street, Ardfinnan has been established by Siobhan Burke since 2006. We cater for all your daily requirements, including newspapers, magazines, confectionary, wine, to name a few. We are agents for the National Lottery. We offer hot and cold food in our deli section which is prepared fresh instore daily. We also provide lovely home baking. We offer weekly in store promotions. We provide catering for all your party needs. Siobhan would like to take this opportunity to thank her staff for all their hard work, Trisha, May, Kathleen, Bridget Carmel and Lauren and also to thank her customers for their continued support over the years.

Parson’s Green, Clogheen

Parson’s Green Holiday Park, Clogheen, is a fabulous place to go for a family day out. With a fully serviced caravan and camping park including all facilities. We have lovely garden and river walks, a pet farm, farm museum, crazy golf, viking sweat house, a playground with cable swing, toddlers sandpit and wendy house, trap, boat and pony rides, a coffee, sweet and souvenir shop, hot food take-away and picnic area. PJ and Kathleen would like to take this opportunity to offer best wishes to Duhill Gala Day and to all our local supporters.