Donal Ryan (local author), Siobhán McSweeney (Derry Girls), Geraldine McNulty (DNLF Chairperson), Jane Clarke (poet) and Edel Coffey (journalist and broadcaster) before performing at Nenagh Arts Centre as part of the Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival. Photograph: Odhran Ducie

In this week's Nenagh Guardian news...

Public appeal over Halloween bonfires – North Tipp Fire Service warns against bonfires and unlicensed use of fireworks, with Tipp Co Council spending €12,000 cleaning up after bonfires;


IFA presidential candidate Tim Cullinan calls for tough stance against US policy;


Gardaí investigating Borrisokane threat allegation;


Evan was everyone's hero – Newport community to hold party in memory of little Evan Jones;


Residents voice criticism of Tipperary Co Council over controversial plan to build houses in Nenagh's Cormack Drive estate;


Successful Dromineer-Nenagh Literary Festival;


Campaign launched to make Nenagh an “autism-friendly town”;


Award for Dromineer poet Eleanor Hooker;


Month's mind Mass for Nenagh musician Larry Richardson;


Tommy Dunne raises Active School flag at Kilkeary NS;


Appeal for people to register for next month's Rapunzel hair-raising fundraiser in Silvermines;


Nenagh College students in novel approach to teen phone use;


Wave of Light – pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day;


Debut single from Nenagh hip hop group Cloud 404;


Disco fever hits Nenagh with Abba tribute band Waterloo and 'Derry Girls' disco at the Scouts Hall...

The Nenagh Guardian is out Wednesday morning as usual