The renowned Art Exhibition Trail slice of the Clancy Brothers Music & Arts Festival which will take place in Carrick-on-Suir over the June Bank holiday weekend (May 29 - June 3) has scores of novel projects lined, sure to electrify your creative side.
The Clancy Brothers Music & Arts Festival is running a very exciting competition in the lead up to the festival. Look out for helium balloons in local shops and if you pop a balloon with a ticket, you just text the code to 087 903 2471 to receive your prize. The number to text can only be found in local newspapers and on Facebook. The prizes include tickets to festival events and the big one this week which is a €200 airline voucher for you to bring someone home for the festival in conjunction with The Gathering 2013. This €200 voucher was kindly sponsored by Lynne Keane Travel who is based in Carrick. So don’t forget in the coming weeks, head in and check out your local shops and you could be in with a chance of winning with The Clancy Festival 2013.
Chez Hans and Cafe Hans in Cashel and the Old Convent in Clogheen have celebrated success in the Munster Regional Irish Restaurant Awards, and will now go on to represent their county for the national titles at the All-Ireland at Santa Rita/LIFE Magazine Irish Restaurant Awards 2013 which takes place on June 10 in the Burlington Hotel.
Artists with disability and deaf artists from South Tipperary are being encouraged to take advantage of a cross-border grants scheme designed to nurture and develop their artistic talent.
The glorious Glen of Aherlow has beaten off great competition from over 1,400 entries from all over Ireland to make the final five in The Irish Times Best Place to Holiday in Ireland competition. The other finalists still in the running to be named Ireland’s favourite holiday spot are Derry city; Inishbofin, Co Galway; Loop Head peninsula, Co Clare; and Killarney, Co Kerry. The winning place will be announced in The Irish Times on Monday, May 27.
Clonmel Cine Club are hosting a special fundraising film screening at the South Tipperary County Museum on Thursday May 23 in aid of St Mary’s Preschool Autism Unit in Clonmel.
Have you ever wanted to try felting? Now’s your chance! Violeta is hosting two free felting taster workshops at Clonmel Craft Studio, Cashel Street, Clonmel, on Wednesday May 22 at 6.30pm, and Thursday May 23 at 10.30am. Places are very limited, so call us at 086 8791348 if you would like to attend either session.
Pen & Pixel, an annual multimedia Exhibition held in the Clonmel campus of Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD), is back again this year, launching at LIT Clonmel at the end of May. The exhibition will showcase students’ work in the fields of art, animation, web design, audio, video, games applications and photography. The exhibition will be opened officially at 6pm on May 23, 2013. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. For more information check out www.penandpixel.ie or join in the conversation on Twitter by following @pen_and_pixel or by using the hash tag #penandpixel
Belle Voci, under it’s acclaimed conductor Kevin O’Carroll, and pianist Marian Ingoldsby, would like to invite you to their Summer concert in Old St Mary’s Church on Tuesday May 21 at 8pm.
The Way Home is an exhibition of works drawn from the Crawford Art Gallery Collection, Cork and presented in collaboration with South Tipperary County Council Arts Service, North Tipperary County Council Arts Service and Tipperary Libraries. The title of the exhibition is taken from a painting by Daniel O’Neill, and works which include landscapes, seascapes and scenes from Irish life, resonate a theme of ‘Irish People and Place’. Works in the exhibition are part of the Crawford Art Gallery’s, Great Southern Art Collection.
Sixteen-year-old Michael O’Loughlin has been named on the Irish cycling team for the European Youth Olympics (EYO) in Utrecht, Holland in July following a series of five selection races.
All roads lead to Carrick On Suir this Friday, May 17 where there is a hurling feast consisting of a double bill featuring Tipperary and Waterford county teams, as part of the Maurice Davin Memorial festivities.
- Tipperary meet Clare in ladies football u-14 ‘C’ Munster final
- Death of former South Tipperary County Council member
- Glen of Aherlow make top five list of holiday destinations in the country
- Coroner warns financial institutions not to harasss people in debt
- Farmers urged to submit single farm payment form
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Weather for Clonmel
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: North