News

Reduced VAT Rate Results In New Jobs In Tipperary

August 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

In Q1 2018 alone, 171,700 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector and the total gross annual wage paid to those workers was €3.98 billion. In Q1 2018, it is estimated that 5,790 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector in County Tipperary. Total employment in the Accommodation and Food Services sector in County Tipperary increased by 1,731 between Q2 2011 and Q1 2018. Indirect employment as a result of the change in direct employment in the sector is estimated at 796.   Liam Edwards, President of the RAI and Adrian... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene

August 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

By PRO Joe Bracken BORD GAIS ENERGY U21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Knowing only a top rate display would see them through, the Tipperary U21 team delivered the performance required to see them reach the Bord Gais Energy All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship Final following their 3-17 to 1-17 defeat of Galway in the semi-final in the Gaelic Grounds last week. First half goals from Mark Kehoe (Kilsheelan-Kilcash) and Jake Morris (Nenagh Éire Óg) ensured Tipp were in front at the break and though Galway rallied Ger Browne (Knockavilla-Donaskeigh Kickhams) provided Tipp’s third goal late on to... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Acclaimed new Irish documentary A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot set for nationwide cinema release on 14th September

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

What would cause a Derry mother to bring her son to be shot?  Sinead O’Shea’s acclaimed new Irish documentary asks that extraordinary question. Following sold out screenings at London, Dublin, Glasgow and Belfast International Film Festivals, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, the Galway Film Fleadh, New Zealand and Sydney Film Festivals, the film is set for nationwide Irish and Northern Irish release on 14th of September. One night in 2012, Majella O’Donnell took her teenage son Philly to a laneway near to her home to be shot in the legs by local gunmen. In a shocking, intimate yet often warm and... [Read the full story]

Events

Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Irish Cancer Society has officially launched its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families, entitled Living Well with Cancer. This year’s conferences will take place in Galway on 15 September at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, and in Cork on 22 September at the Clayton Hotel, Sliver Springs.Up to 800 cancer patients, survivors and their supporters from across Ireland, will travel to Cork or Galway to attend this unique event. The conference will include practical information sessions such as Advances in Cancer Treatment, Dealing with Fatigue, Sexuality and Intimacy... [Read the full story]

Sports

Track-Attack’s Presidential Run a Resounding Success

July 24, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Last weekend saw over 230 people jump aboard the Track-Attack rollercoaster and travel on the most amazing sporting journey imaginable. The sun shone and highlighted some of the Emerald Isles breath-taking scenery that saw the participants trek over 500km in 49 hours using 4 different disciplines namely walking, running, cycling and swimming. Laura Bourke, Sinead O’Meara, Noreen Ryan and Siobhan Carr To kickstart proceedings on Thursday night, a colour run and family filled fun night was held in the park in Borrisoleigh. What developed was a joy to behold. The place was awash with kids... [Read the full story]

Business

€1 million in start-up funding for overseas entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals

August 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced two new Competitive Start Funds (CSFs) totalling up to €1 million to support overseas entrepreneurs and start-ups led by experienced business professionals. The funds, which will run simultaneously, will be administered by Enterprise Ireland. Each fund will provide up to €50,000 in equity funding for up to 10 successful applicants and will open for submissions on Tuesday, 21st August and will close on Tuesday, 4th September. Minister Heather Humphreys TD (left) pictured with Sarita Johnston, HPSU Start,... [Read the full story]

News

Reduced VAT Rate Results In New Jobs In Tipperary

In Q1 2018 alone, 171,700 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector and the total gross annual wage paid to those workers was €3.98 billion. In Q1 2018, it is estimated that 5,790 workers were employed directly in the Accommodation and Food Services sector in County Tipperary. Total...

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Stand Out In A World Of Uniform With Life Style Sports

Ireland may be in the height of a heatwave, but with September looming, now is the time to get one step ahead and start thinking about Back to School shopping. With school dress code rules, expressing your personal style can be a challenge, but Life Style Sports, Ireland’s largest sports fashion retailer, is here...

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Smiles all round as family and friends cheer over 100 amateur cyclists and cycling legend Sean Kelly across the finish line of the 18th annual, 600km, Tour de Munster charity cycle

The 18th annual Tour de Munster charity cycle came to a thrilling and emotional end in Cork City on Sunday, August 12th, having traveled over 600km across the six counties of Munster, raising funds for Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster Branches and a number of individual beneficiaries.   The four day cycle...

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Tipperary: Over 400 young people long term unemployed

Youth Council calls for investment in access to apprenticeships to help halve long-term youth unemployment – Youth Council publishes Pre-Budget Submission with costed measures to support young people – The number of young persons under 26 years of age that are in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance, jobseeker’s...

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IDA underinvestment in Tipperary demonstrates hollow level of economic recovery in the region – McCormack

Recent figures released by the Minister for Jobs and Enterprise, Heather Humphreys, in relation to IDA job creation underscores the level of neglect of Tipperary and the deep structural economic problems that the county faces. Sinn Féin candidate for Tipperary Ciara McCormack notes that the figures bring into focus...

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Entertainment

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