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The Bealtaine Festival is a National Programme run throughout May each year in association with Age Opportunity. All over the country older persons groups and individuals are actively involved in Arts events, workshops and activities. North South Tipperary Arts Services and Tipperary Libraries are co-ordinating a festival together to develop a Bealtaine Festival across the whole county. Most events are free and open to the public! We are over half way through May but there are still plenty of events on in our libraries. For a listing of these events , as well as what else is going on in your local library, check out the Tipperary Libraries Events Calendar .

Membership Adults: €7 Senior Citizens: €1.50 Students: €1.50 Social Welfare: €1.50 Young Adults: FREE Kids: FREE


Nenagh : visit

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Thurles :

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Roscrea : visit

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Templemore : visit

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Borrisokane : visit

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Cloughjordan : visit

May 30th 7pm: Drawing Room Opera Company presents ‘Famous Mezzo Arias’ at Nenagh Library, 7pm. Admission free

May 28th 7pm: Discover Classical Music with Oliver Corbett Admission free. Booking necessary, contact the library for details.

May 30th 3pm: Genealogy Resources, an introduction to the records available for those that want to get involved in genealogy in the Roscrea area. Admission free. May 29th 11am: Computers for Beginners in Templemore Library. Open Event/ Admission Free. Contact library for details.

May 29th As part of the Bealtaine Festival in Borrisokane Library, we will be having Quilting & Patchwork with Jane. Starting on May 29th, consecutively for 6 weeks. Contact library for details. On May 3rd, Cloughjordan honoured its famous son by unveiling the new Thomas MacDonagh Heritage centre, the building includes the house lived in by the MacDonaghs, a museum, a new library and an exhibition space.


Clonmel :

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Cashel : visit

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May 29th Clonmel Library invites you to Research Your Family Tree. Genealogy Resources with Tippeary Studies will hold an open event in Clonmel Library. Contact library for details. May 30th 7pm: Movie Night, Showing the film Quartet on May 30th at 7pm in Cashel Library Free Event, All Welcome!

Carrick On Suir : visit

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May 29th 3pm Genealogy Resources with Tippeary Studies will hold an open information session on May 29th. Contact library for details. All welcome, free event, no booking required.

Tipperary Town : May visit

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May 27th 2pm

Cahir: visit

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Killenaule : visit

An exhibition of Crafts and Paintings by St. Vincent’s Day Care is on display in Tipperary Town Library from 1st – 31st May during library opening hours.

There is a card-making group meeting every Monday afternoon in Cahir library at 2pm. Come along and brighten up these dark months and make new friends as well. Slieveardagh Centre, Open Wednesdays: 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.


Tipperary Studies visit

If you missed any of our ‘Tipperary People and Places’ lecture series, check out our video gallery.

Exhibitions Nenagh Library: Art exhibition by Ger Heffernan

Thurles Library: What makes you happy? let us know by posting your thoughts to our happy wall in the Source Gallery.

Roscrea Library: “We Exercise the Power: 100 Banned Books in Ireland”. Paintings of book covers which were previously banned in Ireland. Tipperary Town Library: An exhibition of Crafts and Paintings by St. Vincent’s Day Care is on display from 1st – 31st May


Tipperary Libraries Newsletter May 2013