125th Anniversary Celebrations – Munster SHC Final weekend

Munster Senior Hurling Final – Weekend July 10th-12th

125th Anniversary Celebrations in Thurles

See the Event Calendar for more details of each event

Friday July 10th

7.00pm: Civic Reception: For Comhairle na Mumhan at Tipperary Institute Thurles.

8.30pm: Historical Presentation : in Tipperary Institute Thurles (Open to the public).

Saturday July 11th

11.00am: Under 12 Hurling Blitz: in Dr. Morris Park with teams from all Munster Co.

11.00am: Munster Long Puck Final: in Thurles Racecourse.

7.30pm: Special GAA mass in Thurles Cathedral

8.30pm: Munster final ‘Night at the Dogs’: in Thurles Greyhound Track

(Half price admission to patrons wearing their county GAA jersey.)

8.30pm: Open air entertainment in Liberty Square:

Including launch of new Tipperary GAA 12 Track CD featuring the winning GAA Supporter’s Song ‘The Mighty Blue and Gold’.

9.00pm: Arrival of torch in Liberty Square, carried in Symbolic Relay as follows:

12.00noon: Leaving Cusacks GAA Carron, and carried through clubs in Co.Clare.

3.00pm: Hand over at Na Piarsaigh and carried thro’ Limk City by Limk Clubs.

6.00pm: Hand over to Tipp at Finnegans and carried by Tipp clubs to Thurles.

Sunday July 12th

12.00pm : Guinness Gig-Rig: in Liberty Square.

12.30pm: Entertainment by Artane Boys Band: in the Dome at Semple Stadium (New Stand side)

2.00pm: Munster Minor Hurling Final

2.30pm (Half Time): Cumann Na mBunscoil Primary Games.

3.15: Arrival of Torch from Michael Cusack’s GAA Club in Co. Clare.

Torch will be carried by Tipperary hurling legend Jimmy Doyle into the Stadium and presented to the Chairman of Munster Co. who in turn will light torches carried by the chairman of each Munster County.

4.00pm: Munster Senior Hurling Final

4.40pm (Half Time): Presentation of Munster Senior Hurling final captains.

5.30pm: Presentation of cup to Munster Senior Hurling Champions?????

“Come along and celebrate this Historical Munster Final week-end in Thurles Town where it all started 125 years ago”.

Beidh Míle Fáilte Romhat