Miss Ireland Niamh Kennedy.
This week's issue is stuffed full of news - we lead with the story of Lisheen Mine; what next for the local resource after assets are sold off at a unique auction.
Inside you will find a detailed report from the ordination of Bishop of Killaloe Fintan Monahan while champion of the homeless Fr Peter McVerry has inspired transition year students with an emotional address at Holycross Abbey.
Birdhill has been named as Ireland's tidiest village and Portroe is celebrating the success of Niamh Kennedy who was crowned Miss Ireland on Saturday night. Meanwhile Proctor & Gamble indicate that they will honour a Labour Court ruling pertaining to a disputed staff loyalty payment.
The St Vincent de Paul is this week celebrating 140 years of charitable work in Thurles, local actor Joanne Quinn is looking forward to coming home to star in 'The Birds' at The Source and don't miss our report and photo special from Sunday's Tipperary Ladies Mini Marathon.
In sport watch out for all the reports from this week's action as we look forward to the concluding stages of the Tipperary Water county hurling and football championships. And, don't miss our report from an intriguing clash between Nenagh Ormond and Cashel RFC in the Ulster Bank League. Meanwhile former Tipperary supremo and Thurles resident Peter Creedon has been appointed Laois senior football manager.
Don't miss out - pick your edition of the Tipperary Star from Wednesday morning.