Dec 082016

Clogheen Christmas Night Time Walk

Clogheen Christmas Night Time Walk – a great way to get the Festive Season off to a flying start. Meeting at St. Paul’s Community Hall on Sunday December 18th at 6pm. No booking necessary, just show up and take part. €5 for adults, under 16’s go free.

Clogheen Christmas Night Time Walk

Apr 052016

Catherine Stella McGrath, Clogheen, R.I.P.


Deepest sympathies are extended to John McGrath and family Bridge Street Clogheen on the death of his wife Catherine, affectionately known as Stella. She was an employee of St. Theresa’s Hospital, Clogheen for many years. Hospital employees past and present performed a guard of honour at the church.

Stella is survived by her husband John, daughters Margaret and Jacqueline, son Michael, grandchildren and an extended family.

Removal took place from St. Theresa’s Mortuary to Clogheen Church on Sunday April 3rd 2016. Following requiem mass she was laid to rest in Shanrahan Cemetery.

May her kind and gentle soul rest in peace.

Jul 062015

Cork to Clogheen, Tipperary, Bus Times

The recent decision that buses passing through Clogheen would cease has, thankfully, been reversed. Local councillor Marie Murphy has welcomed news that that the Bus service through Ardfinnan, Clogheen and Ballyporeen is now secure after almost one year of uncertainty. There has been strong public concern locally about the likely impact of any reduced services in the area. In fact, the service has been enhanced.

As of July 2015 the following is the time-table:

The 245 Bus will stop in Clogheen on the way to Cork at

Monday to Friday – 7.50, 10,50, 14.50, 16.50 and 19.20

Saturday – 10.50, 13.50 and 16.50.

Sunday – 9.20, 17.20 and 20.20.

Returning to Clogheen from Cork and on to Clonmel (these are arrival times in Clogheen, not departure times from Cork).

Monday to Friday – 9.00, 12.00, 15.00, 18.00 and 20.00

Saturday – 12.00, 15.00 and 18.00.

Sunday – 18.30 and 23.30.

You can find the full timetable on the Bus Eireann website here, but there is also a copy of the 245 route below.

The bus stops outside Corbett’s Hardware Store in the centre of Main Street in Clogheen.

Please support the service to make sure that it is kept alive.

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May 062015

Death of John Carey, Shanrahan

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of John Carey, Heathfield, Shanrahan, Clogheen who passed away peacefully in St. Theresa’s Hospital last week. John was in his 98th year and enjoyed excellent health up to recently. A member of an old and well known farming family, John had a great interest in the G.A.A. and was a regular visitor to games through the years.

John is survived by his nephews Dr Frank O’Connor, James and Billy Divine as well as an extended family. His remains were removed from his home on Friday to Clogheen church and on Saturday following requiem mass he was laid to rest in Shanrahan Cemetery. May his soul rest in peace.


Carey, Shanrahan, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary, May 4th 2015. John deeply regretted by his nephews Frank, James, Billy and the late John, nieces-in-law Betty, Anne and the late Cait, grand-nephews John, Niall, Pat, J.J., Michael and Daniel, grandniece Kate, relatives and friends.


Rosary at his residence on Thursday May 7th 2015 at 9pm. Reposing at his residence on Friday. Removal at 8pm to St Mary’s Church, Clogheen. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am, with burial afterwards in Shanrahan Cemetery.

Apr 232015

Death of PJ Myles, Graigue, Clogheen

The untimely death has occurred of PJ Myles following a long and brave battle with illness.


Myles,Graigue,Clogheen, Co. Tipperary April 22nd 2015. PJ deeply regretted by his partner Orla, father Willie, mother Josie, brother Michael, sisters Marie, Joanne and Caroline, brother-in-law Johny, uncles, aunts, nephew, niece, relatives and friends.

*Rest in Peace*

Reposing at his parent’s residence Graigue, Clogheen on Thursday April 23rd, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Ballybacon.

Apr 082015

Death of Tish Durack (née Bruen), Clogheen

Clogheen is mourning the loss of one of its best known citizens, Tish Durack from Cooldevane. Tish passed away following a short illness on April 8th 2015. There is a bus travelling from Clogheen for the funeral on Friday April 10th, for those interested see here –

From Clogheen Notes:

There was profound shock and sadness at the death of Tish Bruen Durack, Cooldevane, Clogheen and late of Ballinagare, Co. Roscommon. Tish had been ill for just a short time and endured her illness with great strength and courage. She was a great community person and was very involved with numerous community projects, every organisation she was involved with she gave it her all. Her remains were removed from her home on Friday to  her native Ballinagare Co Roscommon where requiem mass was celebrated followed by interment in Drummin cemetery. Deepest sympathies are extended to her daughters Alana and Niamh, sons Seamus and Conor, friend Vincent, grandchildren and all her extended family. May she rest in peace.


Tish Bruen-Durack, Cooldevane, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary and formerly Ballinagare, Co. Roscommon. April 8th 2015 – peacefully in the loving care of her family at St. Theresa’s Hospital, Clogheen.

Pre-deceased by her parents Paddy and Hilda, brothers Frank and Sean. Tish will be very sadly missed by her loving children, sons Seamus and Conor, daughters Alana and Niamh, partner Vincent, grandchildren Caitriona, Thomas and Isabelle, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers Pat, Anthony, Fintan, and Dermot, sisters Olive, Majella and Siobhan, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nices relatives and a large circle of friends.

May She Rest In Peace

Reposing at her home Cooldevane, Clogheen. Thursday evening from 5pm to 8pm. House private thereafter, please.

Reposing at The Kilgarriff Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen Friday morning at 11am with removal at 1pm to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ballinagare for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Drummin Cemetery.

No flowers by request. Donations if desired to Cystic Fibrosis TLC or St Theresa’s Hospital, Clogheen. c/o Kilgarriff Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen.

Condolences for the late Tish Bruen-Durack may be left in private at

Mar 172015

Death of Pauleen Carey, Clogheen

The town has been very saddened to learn of the death of 30 year old Pauleen Carey.


Pauleen Helen Carey, 7 River Walk, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary March 16th 2015. Deeply regretted by her partner Robert Lee, son Anthony, parents John and Martina, sisters Tina, Carmel and Mary, brother Mattie, nephews, niece, aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at St Theresa’s Hospital, Clogheen on Wednesday March 18th 2015 from 5pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St Mary’s Church, Clogheen. Requiem Mass on Thursday March 19th at 11am, burial afterwards in Shanrahan Cemetery.

Feb 032015

Death of John (Jackie) Condon, Shanbally, Clogheen

People have been paying their respects to the late Jackie Condon of Shanbally, Clogheen.


Condon, Shanbally,Clogheen, Co.Tipperary 2nd February 2015, peacefully at his residence John (Jackie) deeply regretted by his loving wife Anne, son Liam, daughters Sarah, Marie, Noreen, Aine, Sheila and Carmel, sons-in-law, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sistets-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Wedneday morning at 10.30am to St Mary’s Church, Clogheen. Requiem Mass at 11am, burial afterwards in Shanrahan Cemetery.

Nov 132014

Teac a Bloc – November 21st

South Tipperary Rural Arts Group will host the renowned ‘Teac a Bloc’ production by Des Dillon on Friday, November 21st in St Paul’s Community Centre, Clogheen. The show has received rave reviews throughout Ireland and along with Peigí, the trad band ‘Rattle the Boards’ and a host of puppets promises for a great night of music and fun. The show was a sell out success in Clonmel recently where once again it was a magic blend of humour, visual art and traditional music.

The show commences at 8pm and tickets are €15 for adults and €10 for children. Booking now from Lyn 086 608 6638, Breeda 087 696 7661 and from Maureen Creed’s shop in Burncourt.

The picture is the window display currently residing in Carey’s Pharmacy, Clogheen – where Maeve Carey is renowned for her window displays that change with the seasons.

Des Dillon Exhibition

Oct 132014

Louise Morrissey Concert – October 31st

Louise Morrissey Concert

World renowned Bansha vocalist Louise Morrissey will perform in Clogheen with the Ryan Turner Band joined by Gary Gamble (Daniel O Donnell Tribute) at St Pauls Community Centre, Clogheen on Friday October 31st  at 8.30pm. Tickets on sale at The Vee Valley Fruit and Veg Clogheen 052 746 5951 and 087 7984 929.

Admission €20. Your support would be greatly appreciated.