€20 million in funding for rural towns and villages announced by Minister Humphreys

  The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, was joined by the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development, Michael Ring, TD, to announce €20 million in funding for rural towns and villages as part of the Action Plan for Rural Development. The Ministers made the announcement at an event […]

New TidyTowns Special Waters And Communities Award For 2017

The Water and Communities Award aims to recognise communities who are taking positive steps towards raising awareness and showing appreciation of their local rivers, lakes, streams, canals, coast and ground water. If you can show that your community group helped raise awareness of your local waterbody we want to hear from you! There is a […]

Funding available for Community Groups under Local Government Communities Facilities Scheme 2017

Tipperary Local Community Development Committee seeking applications from community groups for funding under the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government’s Communities Facilities Scheme 2017 On 10th March 2017, the Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, announced a new Capital grants scheme for disadvantaged urban and rural […]

Borrisokane Players take on McPherson’s critically acclaimed production of ‘The Weir’ by Conor McPherson

. The Weir has seen both national and international success and won a number of awards including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It has ran on Broadway, been performed in London and most recently in Dublin. Borrisokane Players are delighted to now stage their production of ‘The Weir’, directed by Tom Hayes […]

‘A Taste of Cahir’ is where it’s at this Easter Weekend!

Cahir Castle and The Swiss Cottage will be open to the Public – free of charge on EasterSunday as part of the inaugural ‘A Taste of Cahir’ Festival   As part of the inaugural ‘A Taste of Cahir’ Easter Festival, the Office of Public Works (OPW) has agreed to open Cahir Castle and the Swiss […]

Tipperary Ladies Football Fixtures this weekend

The following are the Tipperary Ladies Football Fixtures this week –   Saturday, April 8th Munster Under 14 A Championship (Round Three) Kerry v Tipperary Dr. Crokes, Killarney (2pm)Munster Minor B Championship (Round Two) Tipperary v Limerick Lattin (2pm)

Cloughjordan Hosts Food Fair and Ground Breaking Soil Conference

 . A large crowd are expected for ‘Feeding Ourselves’ – a national event in WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage on April 8-9th. “Feeding Ourselves” will showcase successful community-orientated approaches to food, soil and farm diversification. As well as a soil symposium, with experts from across the country, there will be an introduction to a fascinating new citizen science […]

Big Wins for Recycled Materials at Cashel St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In keeping with the ‘Keep it Green’ theme of this years Cashel St. Patrick’s Day Parade a new category was introduced and sponsored by Zero Waste Cashel. The new category ‘Best Use of Recycled Materials’ was won by the Lawrence Academy Dance Company (LADC) who received a trophy and €100. In the true spirit of […]

Successful Projects in Tipperary awarded funding from Energia Get Ireland Growing

The Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia have announced the winners of the grants from a fund of €70,000 for 2017. Grants will be awarded to the successful food growing projects planned by community groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations all across the country.   The teams behind […]

Failure To Provide Timely Scoliosis Treatment Is Impacting On Children’s Rights – Ombudsman For Children

“Ongoing delays and the failure by Government to adequately address the issue of access to Scoliosis treatment is impacting on the rights of children and young people in Ireland”, says Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon. Niall was speaking following of the launch of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office report, Waiting on Scoliosis treatment; A […]

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