News

Campaigners Ditch Plastic At Dail As Committee Hears Expert Testimony On Waste Reduction Bill

January 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment (VOICE), Friends of the Earth, representatives of Zero Waste Ireland and Uplift, along with the public, will bring their unwanted plastic single-use packaging to the Dail to express their desire to ‘ditch plastic’ and support the Green Party’s Waste Reduction bill under consideration in the Communication, Climate Action and Environment Committee. Mindy O’Brien, Coordinator of VOICE explained, ‘We welcome the progression of this Bill as a good first start to address the plastic crisis. Every day in Ireland over 500,000 single use cups and... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene

January 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

By PRO Joe Bracken TIPPERARY SENIOR HURLING CHALLENGE The Tipperary senior hurlers rounded off their challenge match series with a comprehensive 4-30 to 0-8 victory over Liam Mellows (Galway) All-Ireland club semi-finalists in Lorrha last Saturday. Michael Breen (Ballina) scored 2-2 while Ger Browne (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams) added 1-2 with Noel McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney) scoring the other Tipperary goal. John Tierney, Padraic Maher, Seamie Callanan, and Brendan Maher. That is it for now as the clock counts down to Sunday week when the opening salvos in the Allianz Hurling League 2018... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

The Search Is On To Find Tipperary’s ‘Everyday Hero’

January 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The People of the Year Awards, in partnership with Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1, is looking for local heroes and ordinary people who do extraordinary things in Tipperary. Do you know someone who does extraordinary things that really make a difference to their family, friends, neighbours, work colleagues or local community? This is your chance to have their unsung heroism acknowledged live on TV. POTY Everyday Hero Award Launch: Rian Duane (9), Naas, Co Kildare – Policeman, Leah Murray (8), Newbridge, Co Kildare – Army woman, Alex O’Reillyhall (9), Newbridge,... [Read the full story]

Events

ADIFF Announce Irish Documentary Line-Up

January 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Rich line-up of Irish documentaries brings a dose of reality and a host of World and Irish Premieres to the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018 With the main programme announcement just under a week away, the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (21st Feb-4th March) gave a taste of their exciting 2018 film programme by announcing this year’s Irish documentary line-up a week early. Festival Director, Gráinne Humphreys said, ‘This year’s Irish documentary line-up, full of World and Irish Premieres reveals a preoccupation with the tensions between long-held traditions and the... [Read the full story]

Sports

Munster A Team Name For Ospreys Clash

January 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Munster A team that will face Ospreys Premiership Select at Irish Independent Park tomorrow night has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone (7.45pm). A win will see current holders Munster A secure a place in the quarter-finals of the competition. There is just one change to the side that won 17-12 in Nottingham last weekend as Ronan O’Mahony comes in at full-back for his first start since returning from a fractured fibula injury. Fellow long-term injury absentees Dave O’Callaghan and Dan Goggin are both named among the replacements and are in line for a return to action. Calvin... [Read the full story]

Business

Tipperary secures funding from the Enterprise Ireland Regional Enterprise Development Fund

December 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD today announced the results of the first round of the new €60m competitive Regional Enterprise Development Fund. Twenty-one successful applicants representing all regions of the country have secured up to €30.5m for their projects in the first competitive call. Over €14m has been approved for projects in the southern region, over €11m for projects in the eastern and midlands region and over €5m has been approved for the northern and western region, subject to grant conditions. In county Tipperary, the Irish Bioeconomy... [Read the full story]

News

Campaigners Ditch Plastic At Dail As Committee Hears Expert Testimony On Waste Reduction Bill

Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment (VOICE), Friends of the Earth, representatives of Zero Waste Ireland and Uplift, along with the public, will bring their unwanted plastic single-use packaging to the Dail to express their desire to ‘ditch plastic’ and support the Green Party’s Waste Reduction bill...

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Tipperary Primary Schools Invited To Apply For Free GIY Pack

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the seventh annual food growing initiative, a project that will enable 43,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring with ‘The innocent Big Grow’.   Primary schools across the country can apply now for a free...

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HIQA Foster Care Service Inspection Report For The Midlands

Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges the publication today of the HIQA inspection report in relation to fostering services in the Midlands. The inspection report highlights that the area has made significant improvements with regard to child in care reviews, care planning and reviews of foster carers, in...

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Minister Confirms Delay Of STGH ‘Patient Hotel’ Until Year’s End – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, and the HSE to clarify what exactly is preventing the delivery of the proposed 40 bed modular unit at South Tipperary General Hospital. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister confirmed to him in a Parliamentary Reply that the...

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Killaloe Bypass and Ballina To Birdhill Regional Road Upgrade Receives Funding

Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market & Data Protection Pat Breen announced that  funding has been allocated for the Killlaloe Bypass and the upgrade of the existing R494 regional road from Ballina to the N7 at Birdhill  following the Capital Plan Review. Minister Breen...

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