Whitechurch Graveyard renewal.
Whitechurch, a small graveyard, is located halfway between Cahir and Ballylooby. It lay lonely, neglected and inaccessible until the recent past when, in keeping with the spirit of the ‘Gathering’, a local community sought assistance from the Tús programme to see if anything could be done to improve the site. After seeking approval from the local County Council for any work that was going to be done on the site, South Tipperary Development Company approved the appointment of two Tús placements there. Within a short space of time these individuals transformed the graveyard, making it safe and accessible to all. The community came behind the project with individuals contributing materials while others repaired the old gates and rehung them. The interest in this project has inspired another local group, with the aid of the two Tús placements to begin cataloguing and recording all the old headstones in the graveyard. When that is completed, all the information will be put online where people worldwide can ‘visit’ Whitechurch.
Redmondstown FC grounds are looking great.
Tús worker John is doing a great job at Redmondstown FC’s football grounds. In his role of caretaker this Tipperary Southern District League’s grounds are kept in pristine condition , on a weekly basis.
Tús workers doing great work in lovely Emly.
Well done to Emly Tidy Towns on winning the Best Kept Village in Ireland for 2014.
The results were announced at the end of June at an awards ceremony on the SS Nomadic, Titanic Quarter, Belfast.
Well done also to Tús participants Declan McEniry & Christopher McGrath for all their hard work during the year with the Tidy Towns.
Emly, Co Tipperary (pictured here) won the Best Kept Village category