News

Nationwide Smoky Coal Ban welcome news for 15, 377 Asthmatics in Tipperary

December 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

The Asthma Society of Ireland welcomed the announcement from Minister Denis Naughten of a nationwide smoky coal ban. Dublin led the ban in 1990, which has since saved more than 8,900 lives and many more will be saved with this announcement. Kevin Kelly, Asthma Society Interim CEO, commented, “We are delighted with this milestone announcement from Minister Naughten. The risk smoky coal poses to our health has now been recognised and tackled at source following years of campaigning. It is estimated that nearly 2,000 lives are lost on the island of Ireland each year from smoky coal pollution and... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 6th December

December 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER JUNIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Commiserations to Ballybacon-Grange as their efforts to succeed in the AIB Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship Final went unrewarded as they lost out to Ardmore (Waterford) last Sunday on a score-line of 3-11 to 2-8 with Brendan Cummins and Declan Walsh the Ballybacon goal scorers. COUNTY U21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP The semi-finals of the Tipperary Water County U21 A Hurling Championship took place last weekend with Holycross-Ballycahill defeating Carrick Swan 1-25 to 1-8 while Kiladangan defeated Rossmore 1-18 to 1-7. The final between... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Official Opening Of Ale Mercado’s Exhibition At The Source Arts Centre

December 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

‘1985’ is a graphic novel drama set in rural Ireland not that long ago; artist and illustrator Alé Mercado does his personal interpretation of Federico García Lorca’s classic The House of Bernarda Alba .Relocating the story to Ireland, we see a family in crisis following the death of their father as each struggles to come to terms with their own place at home and in their community. The full novel will be displayed on the walls of the Gallery until Saturday 20th January. Kilkenny based artist Ale Mercado Alé was born in Granada, the same place where Federico García Lorca (whose... [Read the full story]

Events

The Rediscover Of Ireland’s Pilgrim Paths

December 4, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

In 2012, Thurles man, John G O’Dwyer walked Ireland’s almost forgotten penitential trails when researching his book titled, Pilgrim Paths in Ireland. Since publication of this book, which is now in its third reprint, there has been a huge increase in footfall on the ancient penitential trails of Ireland. Skellig Michael In an illustrated talk, by invitation of the Sr Aine Historical Society, Templemore, John G will recount his journey through the mystical heartland of Ireland from Slemish in Antrim to Skellig Michael in Kerry and recall some of the interesting and amusing people he... [Read the full story]

Sports

Tipperary sports groups awarded almost €2million in grants under Sports Capital Programme Grant Scheme

November 30, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

Almost 80 sports groups around Co. Tipperary have been awarded funding under the Sports Capital Programme Grant Scheme. The full list in alphabetical order is as follows:-   Araglen pony club Araglen Pony Club Facilities Improvements €7,000 Ardfinnan GAA Club Ardfinnan GAA Club Development €39,500 Ardfinnann Canoe Club Kayak and canoe equipment €8,000 Ballina GAA Club Gym Equipment €4,500 Ballylooby/Castlegrace Gaa Club Ball Wall €8,500 Ballymackey FC. LTD club house,dressing rooms and toilets €52,500 Ballyskenagh/ Killavilla GAA Club Ballyskenagh/ Killavilla Running Track €16,500 Boherlahan... [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

Nationwide Smoky Coal Ban welcome news for 15, 377 Asthmatics in Tipperary

The Asthma Society of Ireland welcomed the announcement from Minister Denis Naughten of a nationwide smoky coal ban. Dublin led the ban in 1990, which has since saved more than 8,900 lives and many more will be saved with this announcement. Kevin Kelly, Asthma Society Interim CEO, commented, “We are delighted with...

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Tipperary Strikes Lotto Luck Again! Winning Lotto Plus 1 ticket bought in Thurles

A lucky Tipperary player woke up to an early Christmas present on Sunday after scooping a €500,000 in Saturday night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw. The National Lottery today appealed to p layers to check their tickets after Tipperary scored its second big Lotto win in the last few months. The lucky quick pick ticket was...

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Tipperary secures funding from the Enterprise Ireland Regional Enterprise Development Fund

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...

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Applications invited for Community Involvement Scheme (CIS) 2018

Tipperary County Council invites applications for the above scheme from groups of local residents. The scheme will apply to local public roads of the following types – low traffic volume, minor and cul-de-sac, subject to adequate funding being made available. Further details and application forms are available from...

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Hoax Phonecall Report- Tipperary County Council Year Book

Tipperary County Council has issued a warning about hoax calls regarding a Year Book. The following information was posted on the council website:- It has come to our attention that a call was made to a business in the Clonmel area from “ Tom “ offering advertising to them in the Council s Yearbook at a cost of...

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GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 6th December

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER JUNIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Commiserations to Ballybacon-Grange...


Tipperary GAA Scene 28th November

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER JUNIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Best wishes to Ballybacon-Grange...


Tipperary GAA Scene 22nd Novemeber

By PRO Joe Bracken COUNTY JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP The final of the Tipperary...


Tipperary GAA Scene 14th November 2017

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER JUNIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Congratulations to Ballybacon-Grange...


Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER JUNIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Best wishes to Ballybacon-Grange...


Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

Munster Ladies Football Club Championship Intermediate Championship Final Clonmel...


Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER SENIOR CLUB HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Walsh Park was the setting...


Tipperary Ladies Football Notes

Munster Ladies Football Club Championship Senior B Championship Final Commiserations...


Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER CLUB HURLING & FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS Best wishes...


John O’Keeffe Retirement Announcement from Inter County Hurling

Having joined the Tipperary senior hurling setup at inter-county level in 2011 culminating...


Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

Munster Ladies Football Club Championship Senior B Championship Final Best wishes...


Change Of Date And Venue For Johnny Ryan Cup

COUNTY HURLING LEAGUE The Division 1 final of the Tipperary Water County Hurling...


Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken SENIOR FOOTBALL COUNTY FINAL In the top billing fixture played...


Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken SENIOR HURLING COUNTY FINAL In completing their first four in...


Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

Munster Ladies Football Club Championship Senior B Semi Final On Saturday, September...


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Entertainment

Official Opening Of Ale Mercado’s Exhibition At The Source Arts Centre

‘1985’ is a graphic novel drama set in rural Ireland not that long ago;...


There’s no one as Irish as Meghan Markle – New Song by Corrigan Brothers

Prince Harry and Fiance Meghan Markle   Corrigan Brothers , the Irish band...


Compagnie Animation Present Silver Moon At The Source Arts Centre

Creating an international, visual, language of theatre, French based company Compagnie...


New Musical “The Band” Coming To Bord Gais Energy Theatre

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That have announced that the UK and Ireland...


Eimear Quinn, A Christmas Concert, At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Listen…. you could hear a pin drop. Such was the reaction when Ryan...


“Silver Moon” At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Silver Moon  – Friday 8th December, 3pm, Tickets €8.00 /...


“Jump” At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Starring Charlene McKenna (Raw, Ripper Street), Martin McCann (Shadow Dancer, Killing...


Ballet Ireland Brings Romeo and Juliet To Thurles

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet...


Dubliners Women At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Immerse yourself in the hidden worlds of Joycean Dublin with a new adaptation of...


The Bee Gees Story At The Nenagh Arts Centre

You can’t see the Bee Gees anymore, but you can see ‘Nights on Broadway’...


Mental Health & Addiction – Recovery Awareness Night At The Nenagh Arts Centre

An awareness night around addiction and mental health presented by local community...


Little Green Cars Live At Source Arts Centre

Little Green Cars were still in their teens when they were spotted and signed to...


Michael Keaton At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Directed by John Lee Hancock (SAVING MR. BANKS), THE FOUNDER features the true story...


Mick Hanly and Donal Lunny At The Nenagh Arts Centre

I suppose it was inevitable that two stalwarts of the Irish music scene, whose careers...


Tipperary’s SoundOut Theatre Perform Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter

Tipperary’s SoundOut Theatre perform what is regarded as the best of Harold Pinter’s...


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