News

Do you know an Ethel or a Norman? The name could soon die out as research reveals once popular names are quickly becoming ‘extinct’

October 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

Research by Ancestry.ie used online birth records to compare popularity of forenames over the past 100 years. In 1917 over 11,000 new-born girls were given the name Mary, in 2017 only 64 girls received the first name John was the most popular boys name in 1917 but by 2017 it had fallen to 22nd most popular Names including Ethel, Shelia, Garrett and Herbert are among those that have become ‘extinct’  Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, has conducted research into the popularity of forenames in Ireland over the past 100 years.   Three categories of names... [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

South Tipperary Hospice to benefit from Gina concert, Friday October 26

October 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

South Tipperary Hospice is to benefit from a long-awaited concert featuring Gina and the Champions at The Coachman, Clonmel on Friday, October 26.   Gina and the Champions are one of Irish music’s true household names and their celebrated career has spanned a number of decades through which they have entertained many fans from all over Tipperary, Wexford, Waterford and further afield. The band is expected to play all the old favourites, as well as numbers from ‘Dragonflies’, their eagerly anticipated studio album. It is an emotive collection of much loved timeless songs... [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 team named to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday

October 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

The Munster team to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday afternoon has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (KO 1pm). There are four changes, all in the pack, to the side that drew 10-all away to Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup opener last weekend. An all-new front row has been named with James Cronin, Rhys Marshall and John Ryan coming into the side. The second row pairing of Jean Kleyn and Tadhg Beirne is unchanged. The final change to the team sees Tommy O’Donnell join captain Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander in the back row. The backline remains the same... [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

Do you know an Ethel or a Norman? The name could soon die out as research reveals once popular names are quickly becoming ‘extinct’

Research by Ancestry.ie used online birth records to compare popularity of forenames over the past 100 years. In 1917 over 11,000 new-born girls were given the name Mary, in 2017 only 64 girls received the first name John was the most popular boys name in 1917 but by 2017 it had fallen to 22nd most popular Names...

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Government’s cavalier attitude to GPs ‘crippling primary care’ – Ciara McCormack

Sinn Féin General election candidate Ciara McCormack has accused the government of having a cavalier attitude to GPs because of their refusal to reverse cuts to primary care. McCormack said: “General Practitioners are the cornerstone of our primary care services. Primary care is the front line of our health service...

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Spotlight on Rock of Cashel in Canada

Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus are partnering with The Citadel Theatre in Edmonton (Alberta), to target audiences of the musical Once, which is running there right now. Window clings on the theatre feature a display of Irish images, including the Rock of Cashel, designed to encourage theatre-goers to continue their...

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Three to watch: Ireland in 2019 Six Nations – and beyond

The 2019 Six Nations is set to be a tournament with even more on the line than usual. While winning the event is obviously important, this will also mark the last major competitive chance for players to represent their country before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Appropriately, St Patrick’s Day brought joy and jubilation...

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Vulture Funds Preying on Farm Families – IFA

Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance today, IFA President Joe Healy accused vulture funds of killing off farm businesses that have the potential to repay their debts over time and return to viability.    He said this short-term debt recovery approach is damaging as the repayment capacity of the business...

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Entertainment

South Tipperary Hospice to benefit from Gina concert, Friday October 26

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