News

Youth Council welcomes Garda Vetting legislation

April 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

New ‘E-Vetting’ promises to reduce vetting times The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has welcomed the commencement today (29.04.16) of the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 – 2016. The Acts place mandatory Garda Vetting on a statutory footing for the first time. Mary Cunningham, Director of NYCI, said: “This new legislation is an important step forward for those working to place the safety of young people at the heart of our society. And, significantly,... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 26th April

April 26, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

by PRO Joe Bracken. MUNSTER MINOR HURLING The dice didn’t roll favourable for the Tipperary minor hurlers last Saturday when they commenced the 2016 Electric Ireland Munster Minor Hurling Championship against Waterford in Walsh Park, going down by a single score 1-20 to 1-17. Dillion Quirke from Clonoulty-Rossmore was Tipperary’s goal scorer while Lyndon Fairbrother from J.K. Brackens was the leading scorer for Tipp, proving deadly accurate from placed balls shooting 9 over the blackspot out of his 10 point tally. The benefit of the early first round loss to Cork benefited the Déise... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

The Gallant John Joe at Nenagh Arts Centre Saturday 7th May

April 28, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The Gallant John-Joe – Saturday 7th May, 8pm, tickets €16/12.50 A successful revival at the Peacock Theatre in Dublin last year, Tom Hickey is back performing his celebrated role in Tom MacIntyre’s ‘The Gallant John Joe’. It received multiple award nominations and critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic when it first premiered back 2001. It is the soliloquy of a Cavan widower grappling with increasing physical and mental infirmity. What keeps him on his feet is his capacity to tell stories, to make a story out of anything that moves, using language as a crutch, ointment, talisman,... [Read the full story]

Events

Kim Phuc Phan Thi and Fergal Keane announced as Keynote speakers for Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2016

Kim Phuc Phan Thi and Fergal Keane announced as Keynote speakers for Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2016

April 28, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the nine-year-old child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972 Kim Phuc Phan Thi along with one of the BBC’s most distinguished correspondents and award-winning broadcaster and author Fergal Keane have been announced as the keynote speakers for the 14th annual Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore, County Waterford this June 16th to 19th.   Kim Phuc Phan Thi best known as the nine-year-old child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972... [Read the full story]

Sports

Borrisoleigh Track-Attack notes 25th April

April 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Geraldine & Matilda Climb To Summit With just a single round of the Track-Attack Snakes & Ladders Series remaining, it’s impossible to predict as to where both the team and individual honours will eventually end up. In the individual women’s grade, both Geraldine Walsh and Matilda Hayes had lady luck running their way as thanks to them both hitting square 56, the ladder that was dwelling there elevated them both to the lofty placing of square 83.   They are been chased down by Jacqueline Minogue who sits on square 64 while the trio of Kathleen Ryan, Aoife O’Meara and Yvonne Hodgins... [Read the full story]

Business

Two Tipperary Schools Scoop Awards in National Student Enterprise Awards

April 20, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The Student Enterprise Awards 2016 National Final took place at Croke Park earlier today. Local Enterprise Office Tipperary County Council would like to congratulate the two Tipperary Schools that scooped national awards. · Jack Kirwan from Colaiste Phobal Roscrea won a special merit award in the senior category with his Water Sterilising Unit and will be one of the 20 students going forward to the Bootcamp in UCC in June. · Aisling Meehan from Our Lady’s Secondary School Templemore won an Innovation Award in the Junior category with her project “Clawbag”. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogleEmailMorePrintRedditTumblrPinterestPocket Read More →

News

Youth Council welcomes Garda Vetting legislation

New ‘E-Vetting’ promises to reduce vetting times The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has welcomed the commencement today (29.04.16) of the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012...

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St Josephs College Borrisoleigh notes

TY First Aid Course On Monday and Tuesday the 25th and 26th of April, our Transition Years took part in a First Aid and CPR course. The class was instructed by Christine O’Dwyer and the students learned the basics of First Aid and how to use a defibrillator in times of emergency. Fitzgerald Shield St. Josephs College...

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St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Cycle Against Suicide Sponsored Walk

Last Tuesday, 26th of April, the students of St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for the Cycle Against Suicide being held in the school on Tuesday 3rd of May. The students raised over €2000 for the organisation as St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh is an anchor school...

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Thurles Greyhound Stadium fundraiser for St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh

A wonderful night was enjoyed by parents teachers and students at Thurles Greyhound track on Saturday 26 March where a bumper crowd  turned up to support a fundraising initiative organised by the school and it’s parents association. It was gratifying for all concerned to see the presence of so many past...

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€250,000 Up For Grabs with ‘Topaz ‘Cash for Clubs’

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton kicks off 2016 Campaign with ‘Cash for Clubs’ Challenge   Top Prize of €10,000 10 clubs thereafter will win €5,000 140 clubs after this will receive €1,000   Topaz has today announced the return of Topaz ‘Cash for Clubs’, a community initiative, which offers clubs...

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GAA

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Tipperary GAA Scene 19th April

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Tipperary Camogie

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Tipperary GAA Scene 12th April

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Tipperary Minor Football team to play Cork in the Quarter-Final

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Tipperary Camogie

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Tipperary GAA Scene 5th April

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Peter Ryan Para Olympic Cyclist Supporting Kiladangan Cycle Challenge

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Tipperary Camogie

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Tipperary Football Team to play Sligo in Allianz League on Sunday April 3rd

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Tipperary team to play Clare in the Allianz Hurling League Quarter-Final Sunday April 3rd

In announcing his Tipperary side to meet Clare in the Allianz Hurling League Quarter-Final...


Irish Daily Star Camogie League Division 1

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Tipperary GAA Scene 29th March

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Entertainment

The Gallant John Joe at Nenagh Arts Centre Saturday 7th May

The Gallant John-Joe – Saturday 7th May, 8pm, tickets €16/12.50 A successful...


Brooklyn at Nenagh Arts Centre Wednesday 4th May

Brooklyn – Wednesday 4th May, 8:30pm, tickets €5 Set in 1952 and tells the story...


Patrick O’Sullivan – The Road to a Friend’s House Tour at Nenagh Arts Centre

Patrick O’Sullivan – Saturday 30th April, 8pm, tickets €20/€18 Patrick...


All Ireland Poetry Day at Nenagh Arts Centre

All Ireland Poetry Day – Thursday 28th April, 8pm, tickets €5 Dromineer...


Celebrate Bealtaine 2016 at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

This year is Bealtaine Festival’s 21st birthday. During May, all over the country...


The Chastitute by John B Keane to be performed by Borrisoleigh Drama Group for one extra night only May 2nd

The Chastitute by John B Keane to be performed by Borrisoleigh Drama Group for one extra night only May 2nd

Due to popular demand The Chastitute, By John B Keane, will be performed by Borrisoleigh...


One of Ireland’s finest classical quartets at The Source Arts Centre

Distinguished musicians Mia Cooper, Anna Cashell, violins, Joachim Roewer, viola...


1963 in a village in Ireland – The Corner Boys at The Source

Following their sell out tour with Lucinda Sly, Mend & Makedo Theatre Co. return...


Tipperary Dance Residency Commemorates 1916 Rising At the Excel

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Forthcoming Movies At Tipperary Excel Cinema

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Patrick O’Sullivan – The Road To A Friends House Tour – At The Nenagh Arts Centre

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All Ireland Poetry Day At Nenagh Arts Centre

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John Cooper Clarke Live At The Source Arts Centre, Thurles

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Tipperary Excel presents a Talk by John Lonergan and Caroline Crotty on Nurturing Happiness and Contentment

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