Inland Fisheries Ireland awarded vital funding to develop youth angling

Action measures include a novice & youth angling strategy, a scheme to support angling events for young people and regional outreach co-ordinators Inland Fisheries Ireland has been awarded funding to develop angling among young people as part of the Dormant Account Action Plan 2018, announced by Sean Kyne T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Rural Community […]

The Six Single Use Coffee Cups Disposed of Every Second in Ireland Cannot Currently Be Recycled Here – warns Recycling List Ireland

The Six Single Use Coffee Cups Disposed of Every Second in Ireland Cannot Currently Be Recycled Here – warns Recycling List Ireland. 22,000 coffee cups are disposed of in Ireland every hour, that is 528,000 every day or 200 million a year. Single use coffee cups are not on Recycling List Ireland and cannot be […]

Tipperary Libraries Summer Book Bus

Tipperary Libraries Summer Book Bus schedule is in full swing, with our bus rolling into five venues around the county every week. The bus is stocked full with an impressive selection of books for children from babies to aged 14. You can register on the book bus to participate in the exciting Summer Stars Reading […]

Nenagh’s Value Centre To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Value Centre is Ireland’s largest network of Wholesale Cash & Carry’s with 20 branches nationwide offering both a walk in and delivered service. To mark the occasion, Value Centre Nenagh will be hosting a special celebration and sale event during the afternoon of Friday, July 27 from noon until 5pm. There are loads of special […]

Tipperary County Council Whitewashes Damning Local Authority Survey – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that Tipperary Council has engaged in a disingenuous attempt to cover over the damning findings from a local authority survey conducted for 2018. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its survey results of ten local authorities including Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, […]

Pretending Patients Do Not Exist Is Ploy To Reduce Waiting Lists – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has supported criticism levelled at the HSE by The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) following its latest attempt to reduce the number of patients on waiting lists. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the NAGP labelled the decision to potentially remove thousands of people from inpatient and outpatient waiting lists as […]

Latest hike in Insurance levies must not become a cash cow for the industry – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Michael Darcy, to provide urgent clarification around the future implementation of a proposed 2% insurance levy that is to be introduced in order to fund the pay-out of claims in the event of the failure of a motor insurance […]

Lough Derg RNLI launch to assist two adults on a 30ft cruiser with electrical failure deep in Youghal Bay, off GarryKennedy

At 2pm, Monday July 16, Valentia Coast Guard requested lough Derg RNLI to launch to assist two adults on a 30ft cruiser in difficulty. The vessel was reported to be inside Youghal Bay, off Garrykennedy, on the eastern shore of Lough Derg. Winds were westerly, Force 4, gusting 5, with frequent heavy squalls. Visibility was […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms large fish kill in tributary of Nenagh River

Inland Fisheries Ireland has confirmed that a large fill kill occurred on the Ollatrim River, a tributary of the Nenagh River, Co. Tipperary last week. Fisheries Officers attended the site at Ballinahemery Bridge near Ballymackey, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on Monday, 9th July 2018 after receiving a report. In total, 14,749 fish were estimated dead with dead […]

IFA Secures Almost €700 000 To Support The Recycling Of Waste Tyres

IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has welcomed Environment Minister Denis Naughten’s decision to provide funding for a number of bring centres across the country to support the recycling of waste tyres, which are typically used to anchor silage pits. Thomas Cooney said, “IFA has lobbied for a number of years for the introduction of a […]

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