Come visit Cahir - a thriving local business community ready to welcome you!

This week’s community focus feature looks at Cahir, with its local heritage attractions being a cornerstone of its business commmunity for years, it has built up a strong and committed local business network.

This week’s community focus feature looks at Cahir, with its local heritage attractions being a cornerstone of its business commmunity for years, it has built up a strong and committed local business network.

Like all the other business communities we have featured in previous weeks, Cahir has a close network of local shops and services that offer fantastic value and products. A visit to Cahir is a must as it offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants and services with ample parking all nestled close to the flagship attraction in the town, Cahir Castle. The business owners of Cahir are most definitely open for business and are confident that with continued local support and introducing themselves to new customers, you will want to visit time and time again.

Dalton Tyrnes

Dalton Tyres, Clonmel Road, Cahir, carrying Bridgestone, Kenda, Vredestein and Goodyear tyres to name a few. Specialists in tyre fitting, wheel alignment, light focusing, 24 hour mobile breakdown service, collection service, batteries supplied and fitted, brake pads fitted and shocks fitted. For more information or for a quotation, tel: 052-7441800 or 086-2598902 or 086-6040725. E-mail: info@daltontyres.ie www.daltontyres.ie

Rich Rags Boutique

Rich Rags Boutique, 17 Castle Street, Cahir, has an extensive range of exclusive ladies fashions now in stock for Autumn/Winter, including Basler, Gerry Webber, Greenstone Jackets, Classic Wool Coats, Luise Cerano knitwear, Luis Civit outfits for mother of the bride and groom with fascinators to match. We are open six days from 10 am to 5.30 pm. Contact Terry on 052-1441955.

Burkes Ironworks

Burkes Ironworks, Old Church Street, Cahir, are suppliers and installers of gates and railings. The following are all made to customer specifications, galvanised gates, garden furniture, wrought iron sheeted doors, trailers. General repairs to agricultural equipment. Design and restoration service available. We offer a free quotation without obligation. Contact Kieran on 052-7442154 or 087-6636642.

Little Folks

Little Folks, recently opened in Abbey Street, Cahir, (opposite Aldi), selling bespoke nursery and children’s furniture, all locally made. Our selection consists of cots, cot beds, wardrobes. lockers, bookcases, shelves, toy boxes and other items. We also stock wall stickers and borders. We have high quality children’s bedding and accessories, including sheets, blankets, baby suits etc. With winter fast approaching, slip into our snugly warm winter sheets, with no need for an electric blanket. These are new to Ireland. Available in all sizes, including cot size, single bed, double bed and king size. Little Folks is the ideal place to buy a baby or children’s gift. Deposit now taken. Gift vouchers available. Taking orders for Christmas for dolls cots and children’s tables and chairs. Decoupage pictures available also. Tel Margarida on 052-7443776 or Tim on 086-4027759 or check out our website on www.lilpads.com or lilpads children’s furniture facebook page.

Cahir Carpets

Cahir Carpets Ltd.,purveyors of fine fibrous materials, are approaching their 20th anniversary in business. Located in Cahir Business Park, there is ample car parking. All our employees are local and fully qualified. We have insulation values with a 5 star rating. Stockists of Ulster, Curragh, Abingdon, Navan, Cormar and many more manufacturers. Call to see Noel Flanagan and staff for all your flooring requirements. Tel: 052-7443333.

Mill Race Cafe

Mill Race cafe, Lower Abbey Street, Cahir, is a family run business proud to be supporting local employment in the community. We have staff on board that have had full training support from the National Learning Network and also staff that are currently on CE Schemes and supporting Clonmel Youth Centre. These staff recieve training and get paid at the same time so everyone benefits. We serve breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Breakfasts start from €4.50 and dinners start from €6.50. All food is freshly prepared instore daily and we are delighted to use quality local produce. Sit in or takeaway. Delivery service available on request. Kim would like to thank all her customers for their continued support. Call Kim on 087-2708102

Craft Granary

On 21 September 6-9Pmwe will be Lalunching the South East Ceramics Exhibition. This is a collection of ceramics both modern and contemporary pieces that are a must to be viewed. We shall also have Jim of Kilcooley Pottery joining us showing off his talent as a ceramicist. He will be giving a talk and demonstration on his work. We will be having a Free Children’s Workshop from 6-7pm. The shop is open all day and late until 9.00pm, we are giving a 10% discount on all items purchased in the shop on the night. We also have the very talented Ali who is kindly returning to celebrate with us and show off her skills as a talented young musician. The Craft Granary would like to thank all our customers for their support for the past year and look forward to the next 12mths. Local Produce Refreshments will be provided on the night.

For Further Details check out our facebook page or website www.craftgranary.com or Tel: 052 7441473

Cahir House Hotel

Lunch specials from only €5.50

Fantastic Lunch Specials This Autumn !!!

Now you can enjoy even greater value at Cahir House Hotel. We have available unbeatable lunch time offers.

Soup, Sandwich with Tea or Coffee only €5.50. Main Course Lunch daily only €5.50. Soup Roll & Butter & Main course only €8.95

We serve only the finest of fresh ingredients sourced locally. Furthermore, we guarantee to have your lunch in front of you within 5 minutes from ordering or you get a free lunch!!!!

Enjoy a relaxed lunch in our Bistro or O’Brien’s Bar.

FDC Group

The wide range of services we offer mean that whether you need help with one matter or a number of matters, FDC is the place to contact. Our multi-layered services suit every situation from preparing accounts and filing tax returns to more complex situations such setting up a company, efficient tax planning, estate planning (Wills), Capital Gains Tax, Capital Acquisitions Tax etc. Our Agricultural Consultant deals with all the Department of Agriculture schemes (Singe Payment Scheme, REPS etc) plus many other areas. Please contact Jim Cantwell to arrange your free initial consultation.

Kennedys Butchers

A family run business in the centre of town with 2 hours free parking. We produce and supply top quality beef, lamb, bacon, chicken and pork. We rear and slaughter all our own beef and lamb specialising in deep freeze orders. Some special offers inc large stuffed pork steaks €4.99 each, 5 large chicken fillets €6.99, lean rib steak mince €2.54 per lbs, stuffed garlic steak €2.99 each, 4 large steak burgers €2.49, full leg of lamb €22.99 each.

Try our homemade chicken kievs, parcels & maryland.

Pat Caplice Auctioneers

2012 has seen prices fall accross the market which has generated a better volume of sales than in 2011. The demand for reasonably priced property is still high and the availability of finance seems to have improved. The Banks in Cahir have indicated and proved by their actions that they are open for business and ready to lend. At Caplice Auctioneers we have a variety of properties to suit peoples needs in Cahir and surrounding areas ranging from properties in need of work: Market St, Cahir €79,000, 32 Avondale Court €99,000, Cottage on Priest Road €50,000 and Mount Carmel, Ardfinnan €70,000. Some properties that are ready to go are Carrigeen cottage €140,000, Mt Road €120,000, Mullaney Gardens €189,00 and large detached properties ranging from €229,000 for Kilnabutler, Cahir and a large detached property on 8 acres guiding at €350,000. Land also available for Sale at Shanrahan, Clogheen and Clonmore, Cahir.

Ross Pharmacy

Ross Pharmacy , located on the Square, in Cahir, is an example of a modern pharmacy.

Beatrice Ross, Hilde O’Connor and Mary O’Malley cater for an extensive catchment and are always on the lookout for products that are attractive to customers.

BIODOSE: Biodose is a clever product that helps people to know exactly when to take their medicines. Safe and easy to use, it is provided free of charge by Ross Pharmacy.

SKINCARE: a subject close to every woman’s heart. The visitors to Ross Pharmacy can avail of Trilogy, an organic skincare brand from New Zealand .

Call in and book your appointment for the Trilogy instore promotion on Tuesday 9th October (free facial and skin analysis)

VALUE FOR MONEY: ROSS PHARMACY offers excellent value on every day essentials.

Skelly’s Sweet Emporium

Skelly’s Sweet Emporium is a traditional style sweet shop situated in the square. We sell a wide variety of old fashioned favourites, a small selection of sugar free and gluten free sweets. We also stock butlers,drinks and ice cream. We have a great range of sweet gifts in store including sweet cones for all occasions. A range of wedding favours are available and have a vintage style sweet cart for weddings, parties and corporate events. The newest addition to the range are sweet cakes and sweet trees at reasonable prices. Our online store is coming soon.

Mr Mister

Welcome to Mr. Mister, the one stop shop for all your menswear needs. We are a long established business located in The Square, Cahir, and Barry’s Corner, The Square, Mitchelstown. We carry a comprehensive range of menswear in Munster. We do menswear, boyswear, casualwear and suit hire for weddings, functions and all special occasions. We carry sizes up to 8 XL. We provide up to the minute trend and fashions. In our boyswear section, we have a large selection for all functions including weddings, communions and confirmations.