Tipperary GAA Scene

PRO Joe Bracken ALL-IRELAND SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL When the tectonic plates of hurling giants collide, the force of nature created between these powers is something to be marvelled, it is unique, unrivalled and incomparable. The energy released, particularly where the plates meet, causes supporters to erupt into a frenzy of excitement and giddiness as […]

Just half of businesses understand the Circular Economy – Ibec survey

Just one in two businesses (51%) understand what is meant by the Circular Economy, with only 39% aware of EU initiatives to drive sustainable change, according to a survey conducted by Ibec in association with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). More encouragingly, half the respondents (49%) acknowledged that moving to a more circular economy presents […]

IFA Encourages Farmers To Apply For New €100m BEAM Scheme

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has strongly encouraged all eligible beef and suckler farmers to apply for the new €100m BEAM scheme (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure).   The scheme will open next Monday, Aug 19th and close on Sunday, Sept 8th.   He said the Department of Agriculture have published the terms and conditions for […]

County Tipperary 1917-1921; a history in 80 documents – Launch at The Source Thurles

In 2016, Tipperary County Council Library Service published County Tipperary in 1916: a history in 40 documents. The second part of a projected three-part series,Tipperary 1917-1921: a history in 80 documents, again from the ‘Finding Tipperary’ series of publications will be launched by Councillor Seamus Hanafin in The Source, Thurles on Saturday August 24th at […]

Dogs Trust offers FREE dog Microchipping Certificate Amnesty as part of National Chipping Week 2019

Today sees the launch of National Chipping Week, an annual nationwide campaign by Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity. Celebrity vet, Pete Wedderburn, also known as “Pete the Vet”, helped launch the campaign, which will run from the 12th – 18th of August in association with government approved microchipping database Fido. Since April 2016, […]

Statement from the Dyslexia Association of Ireland on the new criteria for Irish Exemptions

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) welcomes the changes made to the Irish exemption criteria announced today by Minister Joe McHugh. The DAI have been lobbying for change to the exemption criteria for many years and believe that the changes announced today, if implemented properly, will help to create a more equitable and fairer educational […]

Irish Water is reducing the carbon footprint of the Nenagh Wastewater Treatment Plant

Irish Water is reducing the carbon footprint of the Nenagh Wastewater Treatment Plant through a sustainable energy pilot project. The Nenagh plant is amongst the first in Ireland to use clean, sustainable solar energy at the plant, reducing energy consumption. Run in partnership with Tipperary County Council, the pilot project involved installing 118 solar panels […]

Tipperary: 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes

At present there are 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes in County Tipperary, we need increased investment in Budget 2020 to support more young people into an apprenticeship and a range of other employment and training measures to reduce long-term youth unemployment. That was the message from James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]

NPCPP Leaving Cert Helpline 2019, 1800-265-165

For many students, parents and guardians a new phase of life is about to begin. With the Leaving Cert results on the horizon new questions about what lies ahead are bound to arise. Help and advice is at hand.   The National Parents Council Post Primary’s free phone (1800 265 165) and online service (helpline@npcpp.ie) […]

Tipperary GAA Scene 7th August 2019

PRO Joe Bracken BGE ALL IRELAND U20 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP The Tipperary U20 hurling team continued the recent run of success for the county with a comprehensive 8-16 to 1-15 defeat of Wexford in the Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland semi-final last Sunday, before an attendance of 4,543 in Nowlan Park. That result signals another meeting between […]

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