NEWS – 16th September 2012


Following on the success of last week’s National Tidy Town Awards, the local Emly committee announced the results of the local House &  Garden competition at the annual dance on Saturday last.

The winners were:-

Best House & Garden

Galtee View – John and Ann Martin.

Gort na Manach – John Joe Fahy.

Glen Court – 1) P.J. Lynch

2) Roger Hanley.

St. Ailbe’s Dr – Hartigan Family


Best Estate:  Galtee View.


Best Hanging Baskets:  English Butcher Shop.


Best Business Premises: Byrne’s Tavern


Best Over-all Award : Galtee View Estate.


Service AwardCatherine Quish.


A presentation was made to Padraig Heffernan who finishes this week after completing 3 years as a Fás worker in Emly.

Contact Information

Fr. Bernard Moloney, P.P. – 06257111; 0876366656

Fr. Seamus Rochford, A.P. – 06257103; 0868162660.

SCHOOL: St. Ailbe’s National School
PRINCIPAL: Pauline Finnan
VICE PRINCIPAL: Joseph Hennessy.

Quick Facts

POP. of the PARISH: c. 820

POPULAR SURNAMES: Burke (Bourke), Ryan, Lonergan, McEniry.

LOCATION: 14km West of Tipperary Town, historical barony of Clanwilliam

Emly was established as an episcopal see in 1118 by the Synod of Ráth Breasail.