Fears for progress on two Educate Together Schools in Tipperary

Tipperary is one of five counties that currently have no provision of Educate Together national schools.  Hopes that this situation would be rectified in the near future were today threatened on foot of a recent decision in Killarney where the Diocese of Kerry has agreed to transfer patronage of a national school directly to the […]

Calls for stories of Ireland’s golden showband era

  People with memories of the halcyon days and nights of dancing to showbands are being sought to retell their tales as part of a new publication due out later this year.   From The Candy Store to the Galtymore will chronicle this unique time in rural and urban Ireland through the stories of the […]

Junior fishing clubs and youth groups in Tipperary invited to enter Fish & Film Competition

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched a Fish & Film competition to encourage young people to spread the word about fishing. Junior fishing clubs, youth clubs, projects and centres in Tipperary are invited to apply to the competition by taking film footage of their fishing adventures and promoting it online. The Fish & Film competition will […]

Seamus Hoyne of LIT Thurles Campus is announced EU Green Week 2017 Ambassador – one of only three from across Europe

The Co-Ordinator of Irish Build Up Skills is acknowledged as a European Leader in creating Green Jobs and contributing to Economic, Sustainable and Socially Responsible Growth in the EU. – EU Green Week 2017 takes place from May 29 to June 2, 2017. Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) Development and Public Engagement Manager and Co-Ordinator […]

International Wheelbarrow Extravaganza at Borrisoleigh Festival July 1st & 2nd

The inaugural International Wheelbarrow Extravaganza will feature at this years Borrisoleigh Festival which takes place on July 1st and 2nd. The competition is open to everyone to submit their modified wheelbarrows to be in with a chance to win some great prizes. Your imagination is the only limiting factor in this unique competition! There are […]

Thomas Barr & Nicole Drought Launch Team Ireland’s World University Games Campaign

  Thomas Barr met Irish Sportswoman of the Year, Roscrea’s Nicole Drought for some high speed action at Mondello Park recently. Pictured above are the pair launching Team Ireland’s involvement in the 2017 World University Games. Whilst at Mondello Park, Barr enjoyed some high speed laps alongside Nicole in her 300bhp Ginetta G50. The Olympian then […]

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

Munster Intermediate Ladies Football Championship Tipperary Ladies Football will commence their Munster Intermediate Ladies Football Championship on the Bank Holiday weekend in June. Their first round game is against Limerick at a home venue.     Munster Interprovincial team Congratulations to Aishling Moloney (Cahir), Aisling McCarthy (Cahir) and Samantha Lambert (Ardfinnan) who were named on […]

Shane Cody of Nenagh named as Enterprise Ireland Product Design Student Entrepreneur

University of Limerick’s Design@UL 2017 opened on Tuesday in Limerick city centre. The exhibition is the culmination of the year’s work for the graduating students of architecture, product design and technology education. The work on display shows, how, through creative problem solving, real-world research and iterative processes students can develop solutions that address real needs, […]

Brewers pull together to revive interest in real ale in Ireland

A collaboration of six craft brewers from across Ireland have banded together to travel to London this summer to showcase the best of Irish real ale at the Great British Beer Festival, hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale. Real ale is virtually nonexistent in Ireland, but the brewers have all agreed to try their […]

Rewilding: Exploring the opportunities for the Midlands at Cloughjordan event

Most of Ireland’s natural habitats — even our ‘wildest’ mountain ranges and boglands — are managed primarily for human use, either through grazing, turf-cutting, mowing or cutting. Recently there has been a lot of interest around the new idea of ‘rewilding’ our ecosystems. ‘Rewilding’ is a conservation philosophy that aims to end intensive human management of habitats and allow them to […]

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