Prolonged Wet And Cold Weather Means A Full Blown Fodder Crisis – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to urgently clarify what additional measures he is taking in order to offset the crippling fodder crisis that is afflicting the farming sector. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he called on the Minister to provide details about the […]

People of Ireland called to Join the Fight Against Litter for Future Generations #SpringClean18

Today the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD, accompanied by the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD launched the 2018 National Spring Clean at a clean-up event at Merrion Square, Dublin. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the campaign runs throughout the month of April, and calls on communities to register […]

Ag Science students from St Josephs College Borrisoleigh visit Kildalton Agricultural College

  The Ag Science students at St Josephs College Borrisoleigh had a very enjoyable day at Kildalton Agricultural College recently. Agri aware organise events at all the country’s agricultural colleges where the leaving cert course is summarised in a hands on practical way. Some businesses such as Dawn meats and Glanbia gave some advice on […]

Energia Get Ireland Growing funding granted to projects in Tipperary #GetIrelandGrowing

The community food growing fund ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ created by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia has awarded a fund of €75,000 to food growing projects all across Ireland. The teams behind 86 community projects will each receive funds for their unique projects. The recipients include community groups, schools, NGOs and Not for […]

Community Groups across Tipperary invited to apply for support for establishment of GIY Cottage Markets

A fund of €30,000 is announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10 new GIY Cottage Markets across the country during 2018.   In 2017, the fund supported the establishment of 15 Cottage Markets for the first time with many of these markets being the catalyst of at […]

We discussed urgency of repossession crisis with senior PTSB management – Mattie McGrath

    Independent TD Mattie McGrath along with fellow Oireachtas members, John McGuiness, Michael Collins and Michael Healy-Rae as well as representatives from the Friends of Banking Ireland, Jerry Beades and Tom D’Arcy met yesterday with the Head of Retail at Permanent TSB, Brendan Kerins. Speaking after the meeting, Deputy McGrath said that there was […]

Communities urged to check on elderly and vulnerable neighbours during cold spell – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD for Tipperary, Mattie McGrath has urged communities to ensure that their older and vulnerable neighbours remain safe and well in their home as Met Eireann predicts bitter wind, snow and ice for many parts of Ireland this week. Appealing to communities across the County Deputy McGrath said, “If there is an older or vulnerable person […]

Get Active with St Cualan’s – A Huge Success for Borrisoleigh Track Attack

An atmosphere filled with warmth and enthusiasm thawed the chill wind that swept across the track on Friday night last in Borrisoleigh when a huge crowd turned out to help the students of Scoil Naomh Cualan achieve their activity flag.   Kindly sponsored by Shanahan’s Centra, the 3km run and walk was an “Integration of […]

St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh at the Green Schools Expo

  The Green Schools committee from St. Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh attended the green schools Expo in the RDS in Dublin on February 22nd hoping to get ideas on how to make the school more environmentally friendly. There were many informative stands on display as well as optional talks from various environmentalists . Plastic waste was […]

350,000 Euro in Funding and Support Available for People with the Best Ideas and Projects to Tackle Social Problems

A Geodesic Dome; A Rickshaw Service for the Elderly; A Solution to the Housing Crisis – just some of the ideas that have won funding and support so far. What will the Irish population think of this year? SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has launched a callout for people across the country with ideas to tackle social […]

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