Out & About in South Tipp

VINTAGE MORNING

VINTAGE MORNING

The South Tipperary Hospice are hosting the next Vintage Tea Morning at the Place4U Cafe, Morton Street on Friday June 26 from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Please join us for a wonderful vintage tea complete with all the trimmings. Minimum donation €5. The last vintage tea morning on Friday July 12 was in aid of Cancer Care and a grand total of €913 was raised. Many thanks to everyone who helped make this such a success.

REHABCARE

RehabCare Knocklofty are holding their open day at Knocklofty Rural Resource Centre, Kilnamack West, Kilmanahan, Clonmel, on Thursday August 1 from 11am to 1.30pm.

A raffle will take place at 1pm on the day.

CYCLING CLUB

The South Tipperary Cycling Club is going from strength to strength.

There are three cycles available to members on Sunday mornings, meeting at 8.45am in summer. The meeting point varies from month to month so please contact

Bernard Lonergan on 086 246 7527 or email info@southtippcycling.com for more info.

52 BRIDGE CLUB

July 3rd - 1st Gross: Mgt.O’Brien and Bridie Ryan; 1st Nett : Anne O’Dea and Yvonne Roche

July 10th - 1st Gross: Joint winners, W. Corby and B. Purcell and M. Flaherty and K. Kenny; 1st Nett: Teresa Powell and Marie O’Gorman.

MEMORIAL CYCLE

Fr Colm’s Memorial Cycle will take place this year on Saturday August 10.

Route one of the cycle will start at St. Peter & Paul’s Church Clonmel at 11am, and go directly to Tramore. People have the option of cycling directly from Clonmel to Tramore or taking the second Route option at 13.00 from St. Paul’s, Lisduggan, Waterford to Tramore.

Last year we raised over €10,000 for St Vincent de Paul. This year the proceeds will go to Anam Cara Parental and Sibling Support Group and The Robbie Forristal Fund. To register for the cycle and to learn more about our charities please visit out new website; www.frcolmmemorialcycle.com

HAPPY 21

Wishing a very special young man, Niall Moore from New Inn, a very very happy 21st birthday.

Hope you had a fantastic day Niall! this comes from your sister Alana, mam and dad, all your family and friends in Knocklofty, and Sandra and Samantha.

PILGRIMAGE

The Clerihan Parish Pilgrimage to Knock will takeplace on Sunday August 4.

Bus leaves Clerihan at 7.30am. Please contact Anne O’Donnell, Ballytarsna 052 6122106 or Kathleen Hennessy, Knockeevan 052 6135163.

SHOE CLEARANCE

From Saturday July 27 - August 3 the NCBI shop in Clonmel will be selling their large range of shoes at €3 a pair.

SVP WAREHOUSE

The St Vincent de Paul furniture warehouse will open this Friday July 26 from 10am to 1pm. There will be super offers on bedroom furniture, and chairs from €5. Please support your local charities. This furniture warehouise opens every second Friday. Next opening August 9.

CAMERA FOUND

A Fugifilm Finepix camera was found at the Vee on Wednesady July 3.

Contact 087 7937334 for information.

ALZHEIMER CAFE

Tipperary’s first Alzheimer Cafe is now open at the Community Resource Centre, Kickham Street, Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

The Alzheimer Café is a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and health and social care professionals come together for a unique blend of education and support. It is a place where people can share experiences and talk about dementia. Anyone who is affected by dementia is welcome to come to an Alzheimer Cafe. The Alzheimer Café facilitates support, information and education.

PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT

Do your believe in free, quality healthcare for all, in a fair tax system, that everyone is entitled to a home, that we deserve decent public transport?

Do you believe that education is a right not a commodity, that workers deserve decent conditions of employmen? Do you believe that its time for a political alternative, that its time to put People before Profit? If you do please contact 086-3042111

SUICIDE support

A support group for anyone over 18 bereaved by suicide meets in: Clonmel Community resource Centre, Kickham Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

The next meeting is Monday June 10 at 7.30pm For further information please contact Catherine Fahey 086 8328709 This Group is supported by the HSE and the Regional Suicide Resource Office.

GAY SOUTH TIPP

Do you want to raise some money for a worthy charity, while taking part in the Mr and Mrs Gay South Tipperary competition?

If you are interested please email lgbtsouthtipp@gmail.com or text 089 4333725. Closing date for entry is the end of July.

KILLENURE CASTLE

The International Dundrum Dexter Gathering will take place in August in Killenure Castle, Dundrum, offering people an afternoon of live music, cooking demonstrations of Dexter meat and guided tours of the grounds, with a delicious lunch featuring Killenure Dexter Beef on August 22.

Tickets €20 and can be obtained online from www.killenure.com or 087 6402664/062 71498. Killenure Castle opening hours are 10.30am-2.30pm, last entry 1.30pm everyday until June 30. Group bookings, club, society, school tours and picnics are welcome once booked, call 087 6402664/062 71498.

CLONMEL TIDY TOWNS

It’s that time of year again and we are commencing our annual summer clean up campaign. The judging for the National Tidy Towns Competition will take place on unspecified dates during July and August.

We meet every Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7pm at Mary Street Car Park and finished up by 8.30pm. We collect litter, tidy and plant flower beds and do some painting to derelict buildings etc. New volunteers would be very welcome to come along and join us. Follow us on Facebook.

CLONMEL MEN’S SHED

The Clonmel Men’s Shed is up and running and currently open on Monday evening from 7pm, Wednesday morning from 9.30am and Thursday evening from 7pm.

The Shed is located in Bridgewater House in Clonmel and new members are welcome to come along at any stage for a chat, cup of tea and to find out more about the initiative and what projects will be embarked upon in the future. Don’t miss your chance to be part of something special in Clonmel.

KEEP NEW INN TIDY

Anyone interested in joining us on a Tuesday evening at 7pm in the village to do an hour’s work to help keep the place litter free and clean?

Everyone is welcome to come along and your help would be much appreciated to keep the area in and around the village looking well for our enjoyment and for the benefit of those who pass through also! Just turn up and lend a hand! It s a great way to keep fit.

BIBLE TALKS

St Paul’s Community Centre, Clogheen. Talks from the bible are currently being held every Friday from 8pm to 9pm. Talks are free and non-denominational. Everyone is very welcome.

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY

Located in the Community Resource Centre, Kickham Street, Clonmel, Tipperary. Contact 052 6182730 or 086 0490548

MARLFIELD WALKS

The Glenbawn looped walk (no 69) is also known as the Marlfield Forest Walk and the Rock.

Work is presently underway on repairing the roadside walls and when completed the Two Bridges Partnership will enhance the top walk which will be suitable for all ages and abilities.

We are looking for a volunteer who can calculate the calories which are burned when walking the different routes. We intend to mark the different routes with the calorie burn count as a guide to fitness and help in the transformation process. Contact Bernard or Shay if you can help in this new idea on mobile no 086 2937220 and they will reveal all.

DONATIONS NEEDED

Donations urgently required by the Irish Cancer Society for their shop in Mary Street - clothes, shoes, handbags, jewellery, bric-a-brac etc. can be handed into the shop Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Tel 052 6180955. Thank you to all our customers and volunteers for their support.

PAWS DONATIONS

Wanted: clothes, bric-a-brac, shoes, bags, unwanted gifts, kitchenware, bedding, curtains etc to stock our shop on Gladstone Street. No electrical items or toys.

Please donate clean and fit for re-sale and all items can be droped into the shop between 10.30am and 5pm Monday to Saturday. Thanks a million for your support.

PLACE4U

Place 4U will close on Friday July 26 and re-open on Monday September 2. We look forward to welcoming old and new friends when we open again after the summer break. For information on events, please check with the cafe in September.

FETHARD CAR BOOT

The Fethard Car Boot Sale is a family-run market which opens every Sunday and bank holiday Monday.

Situated at the former railway station goods store, now a museum, sellers commences at 9.45am and the sale opens to the public at 10.45am. Contact Margaret on 086 8757490 or head along on Sunday and see for yourself.

AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP

A newly formed Autism Support Group has formed this year in Tipperary Town.

The group meets once a month and offers support and activities to families. All are welcome. Contact: tipperarytownautism@gmail.com; Sharon 086 3617501; Triona 086 3500139; Orla 086 1551702

RAINBOWS PROGRAMME

Rainbows provides peer support and a listening service for primary school aged children who are suffering as a result of a death or loss through separation in their family.

This service is free of charge and delivered by a team of trained volunteers. Contact Naomi or Aoife at the Clonmel Community Resource Centre on 052 6129143