Almost €35,000 raised for Tipperary charities through Bank of Ireland Give Together initiative

Bank of Ireland staff raised €34,860 for charitable causes in Tipperary in 2018 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together. The charity programme gives Bank of Ireland colleagues throughout Ireland the chance to lend support to their chosen charities or causes through fundraising and volunteering. In total, just over €1.45 million was […]

Local Enterprise Office Tipperary Creates 168 Jobs in 2018

Minister Humphreys T.D. and Minister Breen T.D. announce Local Enterprise Office figures for 2018 Local Enterprise Office Tipperary 2018 jobs figures, announced by Heather Humphreys T.D. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, show that 168 jobs were created by […]

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel. Domhnall’s hometown, Navan, provides the setting for Colin and the Concubine ­– a light-hearted farce about sibling rivalry that hilariously captures Ireland’s relationship with the Eurovision, the Late Late Show and the Housewife of the Year. In the book, Colin Saint James hates […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins at ALMC Endurance Trial

Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, yesterday won her class at the ALMC Spring Endurance Trial. Nicole is the reigning Class A1 Champion and started off her title defence in the best possible manner, getting to the finish of the gruelling event well ahead of her nearest challenger. The event was oversubscribed, with over 70 […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 19th February

PRO Joe Bracken ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE For a while at least on Sunday last, the sun was shining on a positive result for Tipperary until Wexford pounced deep in injury time to secure both points in round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League on a 1-15 to 1-14 score-line. That game was the 7th fixture […]

Council need to take more proactive steps to protect Suir from plastic waste – McCormack

The latest studies on plastics in our rivers and marines makes for alarming reading and requires a robust response according to Sinn Féin election candidate Ciara McCormack. New research from Irish scientists indicates that plastic pollution in freshwater and marine ecosystems are much more pervasive than previously thought. “Ireland is ranked the second worst in […]

Fostering in Tipperary Information Event

Have you always had an interest in becoming a foster carer but didn’t know where to get the right information? If so, come along to our information event with Fostering First Ireland in Carrick-on-Suir on 19th February and get all the information you need to start your journey towards making a difference in the lives […]

‘Hoping’ for a safety net at the bottom of the Brexit cliff is not enough – IFA

Speaking at this morning’s All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit in Dublin Castle, IFA President Joe Healy reinforced the devastating impact that a no-deal Brexit would have on Ireland’s agricultural sector. He outlined the crisis that is already underway in the beef sector and restated his call for mitigation measures to be put in place as […]

Award-winning writing, direction and a brilliant ensemble from Tipperary woman Orla Murphy – Remember to Breathe – Theatre at The Source Arts Centre in March

Writer and director Orla Murphy draws on her own emigrant experiences in New Zealand.   Remember to Breathe is a play about three people trying to survive the ‘aftershocks’ of the Christchurch earthquake . In a pool in New Zealand, recent emigrant Maeve is learning to swim. Her ‘swimaholic’ coach spurs her on. But even […]

Silver Award for Zero Waste Cashel at the LAMA All Ireland Community & Council Awards 2019

At the annual LAMA All Ireland Community & Council Awards 2019, VOICE project ‘Towards Zero Waste Cashel’ walked away with a silver award in the Best Waste Management category. There were over 150 entrants to the awards with 100 projects represented on the night. Project Coordinator Mindy O’Brien and Project Manager Derry O’Donnell were on […]

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