Visit Cloughjordan Ecovillage
May21

Visit Cloughjordan Ecovillage

The Ecovillage is a neighbourhood of Cloughjordan the small heritage Tipperary town that is pioneering low-energy housing and features Ireland’s largest renewable energy district heating system. The project which is nestled in its own 67-acres of woodlands and edible landscapes provides a nurturing environment for its 130 residents, as well as being an educational destination for community groups and universities across Ireland who...

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Reconstructing Memory
May21

Reconstructing Memory

A new exhibition recently opened at the Limerick City Gallery of Art by Irish artist Cléa Van der Grijn titled Reconstructing Memory. The exhibition was formally opened by Dr Óscar Mascarenas who also gave a poetry performance with voice artist Steve Boyland to celebrate poetry day in Ireland. Reconstructing Memory is a multifaceted experiential and textured exploration of the societal disparities in approaches to death in Mexican and...

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Damer House Gallery
May21

Damer House Gallery

The Finest met with the Co-Director of the Damer House Gallery in Roscrea Therry Rudin to find out what is worth a visit to at the only art gallery available to the North Tipperary community. Susan Weisend’s exhibition ‘Watershed’ will run till Friday 26th of May. There will be a group of performance artists arriving from Donegal on June 3rd with the launch of their performance art exhibition on June 10th.   Damer House Gallery...

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Sew Darn Pretty
May21

Sew Darn Pretty

Over the last few months this blog has introduced you to the little shop in Borrisokane called SEW DARN PRETTY VINTAGE HOME and its website www.shabby.ie. We are an upcycling supply specialist and offer a large range of paints, hand crafted decorative furniture mouldings, both resin and latex (which bend to any curve of your furniture) and of course decoupage supplies and stencils. We told you how easy it is to restyle the furniture...

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Jack is looking for his ‘forever’ home
May16

Jack is looking for his ‘forever’ home

Jack is a one year old terrier x and a very good natured boy. He is neutered, vaccinated, chipped and wormed. He is house trained and is very good with other dogs and gets on well with cats. He doesn’t make strange with new people and is brilliant with children and is very intelligent. His foster mum has trained him to sit and he walks on a lead. He would make an ideal family pet as he loves to play and chase a ball. A house home is...

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One Irish winner scoops €3,043 with six out of seven numbers on Euromillions draw.
Apr21

One Irish winner scoops €3,043 with six out of seven numbers on Euromillions draw.

One Irish winner scoops €3,043 on Euromillions.   Irish punters are desperately scrambling to check their tickets after it was revealed that one person out of 5 million has won €3,043 on tonight’s Euromillions draw. It is not yet known where the lucky ticket winner purchased their ticket.   The winner who chose 4 + 2 lining up six numbers out of seven must tonight be asking themselves how they could have gotten six numbers and...

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Painting Furniture by Aileen of shabby.ie
Apr12

Painting Furniture by Aileen of shabby.ie

   Prep for Painting in 3 EASY STEPS! Last month we introduced you to a very interesting little shop in Borrisokane called ‘Sew Darn Pretty’. The shop itself may be small, but its reputation in the world of Shabby Chic and Upcycling is anything but small, having just launched the first ONLINE LEARNING CLUB for Upcyclers. But did you know that one of the many services offered in store is a bespoke commission painting service? ...

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Steamboat Music’s Off the Record
Apr12

Steamboat Music’s Off the Record

Steamboat Music’s Off the Record with Mark Carey   The Finest are delighted to introduce Mark Carey from Steamboat Music, Limerick. Munster’s largest music store for instruments, CDs, Vinyl, DVDs and much more. Every issue he’ll be handpicking some events in the region, reviewing new music and giving providing the latest news and events from the store – The Finest   First off I’d like to thank The Finest for this...

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