Tipperary GAA Scene

Tipperary GAA Scene By PRO Joe Bracken   MUNSTER MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP With a determined fighting spirit the Tipperary minor footballers dug deep in their Electric Ireland Munster Championship semi-final playoff 1 last Wednesday to overcome a resolute Limerick side to claim a four point win 2-12 to 1-11. Kyle Shelly (Moycarkey-Borris) with 2-3 (1-0 […]

Irish Water Displaying Error Of Judgement On Shannon Pipeline Project – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, and the Head of Irish Water, Jerry Grant, to immediately suspend plans to proceed with the controversial  €1.2 billion Shannon-Dublin Pipeline Project. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of a two hour Oireachtas briefing on the matter that he […]

Post Office Deal Must Not Become Trojan Horse For Pillar Banks – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that serious question remain about the long term implications of the proposed deal between An Post and the Irish Postmasters Union (IPU). Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of a potentially transformative vote on the matter when IPU members met to discuss the planned agreement: “There are many aspects of […]

Borrisoleigh Drama Group Present Wake In The West

Borrisoleigh Drama Group, as always, gave a tremendous performance of the play Wake in The West by Michael J Ginnelly at the weekend. The traditional setting of a rural wake provides the backdrop for this hilarious comedy. Anyone who missed the first two performances has the opportunity to catch this side splitting comedy on Friday […]

Thousands Of Shoppers Plan To Ditch Plastic At Supermarkets In Ireland

This Saturday, thousands of shoppers nationwide are planning to leave leave their unwanted plastic packaging at supermarket retailers as part of the Sick of Plastic campaign organised by Friends of the Earth and VOICE Ireland. The campaign has received widespread public interest over the past month with over 360 people registering as local organisers. The […]

McGuiness Meets French President Ahead Of Strasbourg Debate

Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament met the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, at the Parliament in Strasbourg as he addressed MEPs on his vision for the future of Europe this week. During the debate, McGuinness called for a strengthening of the links between the EU Parliament and national parliaments to address […]

Seven Industrial Sites Named On EPA’s Latest National Priortity Sites List For Enforcement

Seven industrial sites are currently on the EPA National Priority Sites List for Enforcement. Four of the sites are in the agri-food sector. The seven sites represent less than 1% of industrial sites licensed by the EPA yet account for 26% of complaints and 13% of open compliance investigation files. Five sites have come off the previous National […]

Long Awaited Biography Of Champion Boxer Eamonn Magee Released

‘Magee is Ireland’s answer to Johnny Tapia – Gibson captures the craziness of his life brilliantly. A book that is impossible to put down.’  -Carl Frampton ‘Eamonn Magee has lived a harrowing life. But it is a life that gains fresh meaning in this raw, riveting book. Magee thought he had run out of luck years […]

Hogan: Protecting Small Farmers Top Priority In EU Budget Negotiations

EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan stated that his top priority in the ongoing EU budget negotiation is “protecting the small and medium sized farmer who remains the backbone of Europe’s food production and rural communities”. Ahead of a Citizens’ Dialogue with 400 farmers in Kilkenny City, co-organised by the IFA and […]

Tipperary Man Wins New Subaru Impreza In TG4 GAA Beo Competition

Subaru are delighted to announce that Jason O’Brien from Mullinahone in South Tipperary was the winner of TG4’s GAA Beo competition. He is now the proud owner of an all-new Subaru Impreza. Jason is a proud Tipperary man and is a big follower of the GAA. He came up to Parnell Park to meet Jonny […]

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