Upcoming Events

Tipperary | Arts and Media

no events match your query!

New Events

Tipperary

no events posted in last week

Blog Feeds

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link RTEs Sarah McInerney ? Fianna Fail supporter? Anthony

offsite link Joe Duffy is dishonest and untrustworthy Anthony

offsite link Robert Watt complaint: Time for decision by SIPO Anthony

offsite link RTE in breach of its own editorial principles Anthony

offsite link Waiting for SIPO Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link UN human rights chief calls for priority action ahead of climate summit Sat Oct 30, 2021 17:18 | Human Rights

offsite link 5 Year Anniversary Of Kem Ley?s Death Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:34 | Human Rights

offsite link Poor Living Conditions for Migrants in Southern Italy Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:14 | Human Rights

offsite link Right to Water Mon Aug 03, 2020 19:13 | Human Rights

offsite link Human Rights Fri Mar 20, 2020 16:33 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Lockdown Skeptics

The Daily Sceptic

offsite link Could Ed Miliband Bring Down the Government? Sat Jul 13, 2024 15:00 | Will Jones
Ed Miliband is reportedly set to end new drilling in the North Sea and the cost of Net Zero is projected to run into the hundreds of billions. The scene is being set for the failures that could bring down the Government.
The post Could Ed Miliband Bring Down the Government? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link British Empire Must be Presented Like Nazi Germany, Curriculum Guidelines Insist Sat Jul 13, 2024 13:00 | Will Jones
The British Empire should be taught to school pupils like Nazi Germany, curriculum guidelines from the "leading provider of support for schools and trusts? insist.
The post British Empire Must be Presented Like Nazi Germany, Curriculum Guidelines Insist appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Labour Accused of ?Gambling With Public Safety? as it Unveils Plan to Free Prisoners After Just 40% ... Sat Jul 13, 2024 11:00 | Will Jones
Labour was accused of "gambling with public safety" as it unveiled a plan to free prisoners after just 40% of their sentence and a Minister suggested jail terms should be shorter still.
The post Labour Accused of “Gambling With Public Safety” as it Unveils Plan to Free Prisoners After Just 40% of Sentence appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Labour Set to Ban Puberty Blockers Permanently Sat Jul 13, 2024 09:00 | Will Jones
A ban on puberty blockers brought in by the Tories before the election could be made permanent as the Labour Party takes a harder stance on transgender issues.
The post Labour Set to Ban Puberty Blockers Permanently appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Miliband the Mad Monk Sat Jul 13, 2024 07:00 | Ben Pile
If Keir Starmer really intends to govern "unburdened by doctrine" why did he put a swivel-eyed climate zealot in charge of Britain's energy policy?
The post Miliband the Mad Monk appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

Lockdown Skeptics >>

Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Netanyahu soon to appear before the US Congress? It will be decisive for the suc... Thu Jul 04, 2024 04:44 | en

offsite link Voltaire, International Newsletter N°93 Fri Jun 28, 2024 14:49 | en

offsite link Will Israel succeed in attacking Lebanon and pushing the United States to nuke I... Fri Jun 28, 2024 14:40 | en

offsite link Will Netanyahu launch tactical nuclear bombs (sic) against Hezbollah, with US su... Thu Jun 27, 2024 12:09 | en

offsite link Will Israel provoke a cataclysm?, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Jun 25, 2024 06:59 | en

Voltaire Network >>

Tipperary - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

Thurles Feile Eile -promoting public awareness on environmental issues

category tipperary | arts and media | event notice author Friday September 19, 2008 10:15author by Rona S Report this post to the editors

Encouraging participation in community activities and raise funds for Thurles Tidy Towns

Feile Eile is to promote public awareness on environmental issues, encourage
participation in community activities and raise funds for Thurles Tidy Towns.

Feile Eile will take place in Parnell St. Car Park, Thurles on Sun 21st September and
coincides with International Car-Free Day, European Mobility Week and National
Organic Week.

The day kicks off @ Midday and will finish up around 8.30pm.

Vehicles are banned from the car park for the day as a pedestrian mini-village is
being created ? where people can hang out, get involved and inform themselves about
eco-friendly, organic and fair-trade products grown and available locally.

It will be a day out for the whole family to promote healthier and more sustainable
choices and will include:

? Performance areas ? many local; bands will be playing: The Rumours, Jester,
Minus 1, Player Cam, Infintini Bros.,

? Video and dialogue area ? this area will play host to numerous guest speakers and
associated videos around the broad subject of the environment

? Fun and arts area ? a variety of activities will take place in this area during
the afternoon

? Market area for eco-friendly products

? information stands by local community groups

The event is in part, to commerate the 5 Feiles synonymous with Thurles town; that
played a large part in bringing the modern festival to this country. For those of
you too young to remember or not around at the time; the original Feiles (or Trip
to Tipp, as it was also known) took place in the early '90s when there were few
rock/indie/alternative festivals around. Then it became the place to perform.

By today's festival standards, the original Feile was fairly basic and at times got
completely out of hand but it was all part of the learning curve. The majority of
people you talk to round the country have fond memories of the days in Thurles at
the Feiles they attended.

To honour the original Feiles, we gave the event a very similar name - 'the other
Feile' or Feile Eile, this is also to show that it can be a more environmentally
conscious event.

The use of Irish language was considered important in the name to highlight the
areas rich heritage and cultural pride.

To ensure the event is accessible to all sectors of our diverse society there will
be no admission fee however; Thurles Tidy Towns will be looking for donations on
entrances and throughout the day. We have relied solely on donations so far and
that's how we'd like to keep it.
The event is being staffed purely by local volunteers and we could always do with
some more assistance ?

We encourage all traders specialising in environmentally friendly, health, organic,
and fair-trade products to contact us and be a part of this fundraising and public
awareness event.

Although they are generally a rare breed in Thurles, we are also keen to include
street entertainers in the days events so again anyone with some skills they want to
share ? get in touch.

Please contact Rona on 0504 26442 or thurlestt@gmail.com or check us out on
www.bebo.com/thurlest , to discuss your involvement in Feile Eile or other Thurles
Tidy Towns activities.

© 2001-2024 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy