Highway to Hi-Tech: Smart Roads and Smart Vehicles

  Every day, it seems that we as a society are becoming further connected to the devices and the technologies that are available to us. It began with our phones that turned from handy little tools for communication on-the-go to fully fledged computers capable of astounding tricks that would have been unthinkable twenty years ago. […]

Latest hike in Insurance levies must not become a cash cow for the industry – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Michael Darcy, to provide urgent clarification around the future implementation of a proposed 2% insurance levy that is to be introduced in order to fund the pay-out of claims in the event of the failure of a motor insurance […]

Lough Derg RNLI launch to assist two adults on a 30ft cruiser with electrical failure deep in Youghal Bay, off GarryKennedy

At 2pm, Monday July 16, Valentia Coast Guard requested lough Derg RNLI to launch to assist two adults on a 30ft cruiser in difficulty. The vessel was reported to be inside Youghal Bay, off Garrykennedy, on the eastern shore of Lough Derg. Winds were westerly, Force 4, gusting 5, with frequent heavy squalls. Visibility was […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 17th July 2018

By PRO Joe Bracken ELECTRIC IRELAND MINOR HURLING CHAMPIOHSHIP   Depending on the result of this Saturday’s last round robin game between Limerick and Kilkenny in Semple Stadium at 3pm, the Tipperary minor hurlers will play their Electric Ireland All-Ireland Semi-Final match on the weekend of 28/29 July. If it is Saturday 28th, the throw-in […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms large fish kill in tributary of Nenagh River

Inland Fisheries Ireland has confirmed that a large fill kill occurred on the Ollatrim River, a tributary of the Nenagh River, Co. Tipperary last week. Fisheries Officers attended the site at Ballinahemery Bridge near Ballymackey, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on Monday, 9th July 2018 after receiving a report. In total, 14,749 fish were estimated dead with dead […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 10th July 2018

By PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER U21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Commiserations to the Tipperary U21 hurlers who experienced a difficult evening on Leeside when losing out to Cork 2-23 to 1-13 in the Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Final last Wednesday night. Though starting brightly the lads never really  to the pitch of the […]

The Future of the Mid-West region is Autonomous and Artificial

That was the message delivered to Minister Pat Breen at a recent meeting of the Mid-West Action Plan for Jobs Implementation Committee. “The Mid-West region is leading the way in a number of emerging disruptive technologies including the autonomous vehicle – through the presence of global leaders such as Jaguar LandRover, Analog Devices, DELL, Intel […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 12th June 2018

By PRO Joe Bracken   MUNSTER SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Tipperary’s participation in this year’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship came to a premature end on Sunday last as an added time surge by Clare saw the Banner edge over the line by 2 points 1-23 to 1-21. It is a very disappointing result for a fabulous […]

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2018

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2018. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit […]

Public Participation: Identification Of Bathing Waters in Tipperary

Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use. To help with this process, Tipperary County Council are asking people who swim at beaches, lakes and rivers to tell them if they think they should maintain existing […]

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