News

The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme – Irish schools invited to sign up and participate and – The EPA launches new citizen science web pages

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The EPA and An Taisce has launched the second year of the GLOBE citizen science programme in Ireland. Students in schools that sign up for the 2018-2019 campaign will have the opportunity to learn about the weather and climate and do hands-on science in their locality. The EPA also launched its new citizen science web pages: www.epacitizenscience.ie . Laura Burke, Director General of the EPA said: “We are delighted to continue to support the exciting work of the GLOBE programme in Ireland. A key strategic priority for the EPA is to develop public participation programmes to increase awareness... [Read the full story]

GAA

October Tipperary GAA Draw Results

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The results for the October Tipperary GAA Members Draw 2018/2019 held last night in TJ Mac’s Bar Mullinahone are as follows. Congratulations to all winners. Prize Draw No. Name Club 1 Skoda Octavia / Renault Megane or €15,000 R238 Ms K O’Regan JK Brackens 2 €5,000 or Holiday Q637 Nancy O’Meara Portroe 3 €3,000 Lotto 9 / 11 / 22 /27 Three winners see below 4 €2,000.00 F579 Mary O’Mahony Burgess 5 €1,000.00 N796 Mary McGrath Ballinahinch 6 €1,000.00 K596 Brendan Maher Tipp New York 7 €1,000.00 R916 Kieran Stanley Gortnahoe Glengoole 8 €1,000.00 L849 John... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Virgin Media TV to broadcast first ever National Lottery Good Causes Awards

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The inaugural National Lottery Good Causes Awards are to be broadcast on Virgin Media One (formerly TV3) on Sunday 11th November, and hosted by popular TV presenter Karen Koster, it was announced. The significant new Awards are aimed at honouring the incredible difference that National Lottery-funded projects are making to communities all over Ireland. Nearly 30 cent in every euro spent on National Lottery games goes back to Good Causes and more than €5.3 billion has been raised since the National Lottery was founded 31 years ago, 36 Awards finalists will pitch to a judging panel chaired... [Read the full story]

Events

Moving Toward A Circular Economy Seminar in Horse and Jockey

October 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The linear “take-make-dispose” economic model is no longer sustainable. Continued use of finite resources, climate change and demographic changes make it harder for businesses to provide the products and services necessary for a well-functioning economy. Successful circular initiatives reduce dependence on dwindling natural resources and creates value for businesses and their stakeholders, as well as bringing enormous benefits to the wider society. Tipperary Green Business Network are hosting a morning seminar on Moving Toward a Circular Economy on Wednesday 17th. October in the Horse &... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster Named To Face Exeter Chiefs

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Munster Head Coach Johann van Grann has named his side to face Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon in the squad’s Champions Cup opener at Sandy Park (3.15pm, live on BT Sport). There are several changes to the side that were edged out by Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. Mike Haley starts at full-back with Andrew Conway moving to the right wing and Keith Earls retaining his place on the left flank to make his 155th appearance for the province. Rory Scannell comes into the back-line at inside centre to partner Dan Goggin in midfield who makes his Champions Cup debut. The... [Read the full story]

Business

Shopify comes to Nenagh to deliver eCommerce Training Course for Tipperary Businesses

October 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Canadian Based platform Shopify, trusted by over 600,000 businesses worldwide is delivering a pilot training programme in Tipperary in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Office. This initiative is designed to assist local retailers to extend their reach and attract new customers through the creation of an online presence and an eCommerce store. The program will compliment other supports available from the Local Enterprise Office, such as Online Trading Vouchers, dedicated mentoring and master-classes. Speaking to the local media about the initiative, Rita Guinan, Head of Enterprise with... [Read the full story]

News

The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme – Irish schools invited to sign up and participate and – The EPA launches new citizen science web pages

The EPA and An Taisce has launched the second year of the GLOBE citizen science programme in Ireland. Students in schools that sign up for the 2018-2019 campaign will have the opportunity to learn about the weather and climate and do hands-on science in their locality. The EPA also launched its new citizen science...

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Men’s Sheds awarded European Citizen’s Prize

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have congratulated the Irish Men’s Sheds Association on officially receiving the 2018 European Citizen’s Prize at a European Parliament awards in Brussels on Tuesday evening. The prestigious award follows a joint nomination by the MEPs...

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The People of Munster are encouraged to Reuse at Home, at Work and at Play this October, as more than 20 National Reuse Month Events take place throughout the Region

More than 20 events will take place across Munster and the South East of Ireland this October as part of Reuse Month 2018, including a seminar which will discuss how businesses in the region can benefit from a Reuse policy and a circular economy. Ireland’s three Waste Management Offices (Connacht/Ulster, Eastern/Midlands,...

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Some Calculation on Tax Relief Backing Seamus Healy’s Budget Speech

by Paddy Healy on behalf of Seamus Healy TD The Minister says his income tax and USC measures are to “ease the burden on those and low and middle incomes.”  This is a deliberate Falsehood on the part of the Minister Because of the band system for Income Tax and USC, the richer income recipients( even those on...

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Focus Ireland Sleep Out for Homeless Tomorrow Night in Clonmel

There is a Sleep Out Night for Homelessness in Clonmel tomorrow, Friday 12th Oct. from 8pm to 8am Saturday Morning. Seamus Healy TD, Teresa Johnson and Cllr Pat English are organising the Focus Ireland Shine a Light Sleep Out Night at the Main Guard, Clonmel. They will be sleeping out for the night in solidarity with...

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Entertainment

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