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Disappointment at Council’s rejection of Thurles to Clonmel Greenway motions

Disappointment at Council’s rejection of Thurles to Clonmel Greenway motions

July 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

  The Tipperary Greenway Campaign Group has expressed it’s disappointment at the reaction by Tipperary County Council to motions put forward by Councillors Jim Ryan and Pat English. A statement from the campaign group said:- “Naturally, we are very disappointed by Tipperary County Council’s decision not to explore the potential of the Thurles to Clonmel greenway more, however, we are resolute that this greenway would bring many economic and social benefits to South Tipperary and the Thurles district in terms of a significant boost to tourism, and in addition, will also provide... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Lidl Future Stars Day On Sunday last Lidl in conjunction with Ladies Gaelic Football hosted a Future Stars Day in Mallow Sports Complex. This was a hugely successful event with over 150 girls, aged between 8 and 12 years, in attendance. The day involved talks from players, skill sessions with County players and a blitz to display their perfected skills. Well done to all the participants who travelled from Tipperary to the event.   The parents/guardians who travelled on the day were invited to the Lidl Café which was at pitch side and they met the ambassadors of the Sport and experienced... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Duke Special announces Thurles date

Duke Special announces Thurles date

July 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

  Belfast based singer songwriter Duke Special, aka Peter Wilson, brings his latest show Hallow to the Source Arts Centre Thurles this October. On this very special tour ‘Hallow’, Duke Special will be performing songs and music based on the poetry of  influential and renowned Belfast writer Michael Longley. Previously described by Seamus Heaney as ‘a keeper of the artistic estate, a custodian of griefs and wonders’ Longley’s poems are full of gentleness, honesty, mischief, love and are peppered with a cast of artists, animals, flowers, friends and long forgotten... [Read the full story]

Events

Irish Ferries Set For Spraoi 2017

July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

As Waterford gears up for the annual Spraoi Festival, which takes place in the city over the August Bank Holiday Weekend from August 4-6th next, Irish Ferries has announced it will once again be lending its support to the event.   Now in its twenty-fifth year, Ireland’s oldest city will host hundreds of performers, an array of street theatre entertainers and countless live music acts likely to create a three-day carnival atmosphere that is unique among Irish festivals. Spraoi Festival performer Shauna Farrell and Mark Stuckey, Chief Purser on board the MV Oscar Wilde pictured at an event... [Read the full story]

Sports

Tobin & O’Doherty Defend Borrisoleigh Titles

July 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

The fourth annual Borrisoleigh 5km which was sponsored by Declan Maher Financial Services produced a large crowd of athletes from many clubs within Tipperary and beyond. At the head of the field, we were treated to a cracking race when the defending champion Sean Tobin from Clonmel AC went head to head with Kenyan athlete Peter Somba who runs out of the Dunboyne club in Co. Meath.   On the sound of the start horn, the field left the village at a blistering pace and it wasn’t long before they returned but it was the leg speed of the American Colleges athlete that ruled supreme at he pulled... [Read the full story]

Business

12% increase in number of Tipperary companies availing of training to improve competitiveness

July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Tipperary companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in Tipperary grew by 12%, with over 725 businesses investing in their staff across a range of sectors. Across Ireland, over 14,000 businesses are investing in their staff across a range of sectors. Ninety-two percent of the member companies that benefited from investment in training... [Read the full story]

News

Disappointment at Council’s rejection of Thurles to Clonmel Greenway motions

Disappointment at Council’s rejection of Thurles to Clonmel Greenway motions

  The Tipperary Greenway Campaign Group has expressed it’s disappointment at the reaction by Tipperary County Council to motions put forward by Councillors Jim Ryan and Pat English. A statement from the campaign group said:- “Naturally, we are very disappointed by Tipperary County Council’s decision...

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Kathy Ryan (56) from Cashel who is living with dementia since 2014 is calling on you to support the 55,000 people with dementia using your signature

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is calling on the Government to invest €40 million towards community supports for people with dementia which has been outlined in the Pre-Budget Submission ‘Dementia Care Begins at Home – Building a Community of Care’. Kathy Ryan from Cashel, was diagnosed with younger on set...

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Upgrade of N24 is top of the agenda for Tipp Delegation to Minister Ross – Mattie McGrath TD

Independent TD Mattie McGrath is set to lead a cross-party, Local Authority and Borough District Council Deputation from Tipperary to meet with the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, on Mondaynext, July 24th. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of the meeting which he organised to galvanise support for the upgrading...

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Forestry And Climate Change: Large Potential And Low Cost

The Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association (IFFPA), the Ibec group that represents the sector, have responded to today’s publication of the National Climate Mitigation Plan, outlining the significant contribution the sector can make towards delivering an environmentally sustainable economy.  Mark McAuley,...

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1,474 Children Taken Into Care In Just Three Years – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, to clarify if sufficient resources and adequately trained staff are available to cope with the hundreds of children being taken into state care each year under Emergency Care Orders. Deputy McGrath was...

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