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 […]

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 […]

Zero Waste Cashel Website Launched

A new website has been launched to aid the town of Cashel on its journey towards Zero Waste. The new website www.zerowastecashel.ie was launched by Cllr. Roger Kennedy, Cathaoirleach- Cashel/Tipperary Municipal District on Thursday 27th April in Spafield Family Resource Centre, Cashel. Representatives of several community groups were in attendance on the day along with […]

€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 […]

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