Lowry Suggests Return Of Feile

NORTH Tipperary Deputy Michael Lowry has suugested the County GAA Board to seriously look into the possibility of staging a Feile type event in Thurles in order to address the black hole in finances with team expenditure topping almost E1.2 million in 2011.

NORTH Tipperary Deputy Michael Lowry has suugested the County GAA Board to seriously look into the possibility of staging a Feile type event in Thurles in order to address the black hole in finances with team expenditure topping almost E1.2 million in 2011.

Deputy Lowry who was credited with clearing the debt on Semple Stadium thanks to the bringing to the Cathedral Town of the famous Feile rock festivals in the early 90’s, is currently Chairman of the organising committee which is preparing to bring Thurles native Una Healy and her band The Saturday’s to Thurles Greyhound Stadium on the Bank Holiday weekend in June. The prestigious gig was announced this week by Kennedys Live Promotions in partnership with Thurles Greyhound Stadium and will see 5,000 fans cram into the venue for a one-off performance in Una’s home town.

Full report in this week’s Tipperary Star