Crouch, touch, pause... Engage! Roscrea couple Chris Ferncombe and Sarah Maher got engaged in Tokyo last Friday while attending the Rugby World Cup. The happy couple met Brent Pope at the New Zealand v South Africa match at International Stadium, Yokohama. PHOTOGRAPH: BRIDGET DELANEY

In this week's Nenagh Guardian news...

Mass in memory of emigrant – local people invited to pray for the soul of Toomevara native Joseph Tuohy, whose recent death alone in London has highlighted the situation of countless Irish emigrants who lost their way;


€5 million historic plan for Nenagh;


Planning permission granted for development of 36 residential units behind Nenagh's Abbey Court Hotel;


Ballaghveny landfill to be reopened to take waste from former Shannon Vermicomposting dump in Rathcabbin;


Solar farm planned outside Nenagh is appealed to An Bord Pleanála;


Hare hunting concerns raised again by local farmers;


Further calls for action at Nenagh's crumbling military barracks site;


Plans progress for development of multi-million-euro digital hub at Stereame, Nenagh;


Hidden Hearing Hero award for Julie Reddan from Borrisokane, who cares for her mother with MS;


Meeting on making Nenagh an autism-friendly town;


Irish writers in the upcoming Dromineer-Nenagh Literary Festival;


Photographer Bridget Delaney's travel diary from Armenia, Georgia... and the Rugby World Cup in Japan;


Fianna Fáil's Sandra Farrell and Brendan Murphy raise questions over local housing crisis;


Cloughjordan welcomes Local Link service;


On your marks for the Garrykennedy 10/5k run/walk;


Healthcare facility plan for Roscrea maltings site;


Historian Danny Grace on the workhouse wall in Nenagh;


Entertainment news – Ronan Collins Show coming to Nenagh to the first time, along with a performance by 'Reformer' comedian Danny O'Brien...


Also, lots more photos of the Liam MacCarthy Cup on tour and plenty more happenings from around the county in this week's Guardian, which is on sale now