Tipperary Farmers win Origin Green Farmer Awards for Beef

  Nicholas Bergin from Roscrea and Noel Farrell from Golden took home top awards for beef farming at this week’s Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, held at The Heritage Hotel, Killenard on 12th December. Noel Farrell and his wife, Joan, run an 85-cow suckler-to-beef herd alongside a herd of milking goats in Golden. They were […]

Irish people making it easy for burglars, warns AA, with over 26% hiding presents in wardrobes

The AA is warning Irish home owners to be more imaginative when it comes to hiding Christmas presents in order to reduce their risk of losing everything in the event of a burglary.   A recent AA Home Insurance study, found that over a quarter (26.6%) of Irish people hide Christmas presents in a wardrobe, […]

Festive Tractor Run & Cycle Coming To Borrisoleigh

Starting at 12.00 a.m from Bishop Quinlan Park, Borrisoleigh, the tractor run and cycle will have something to interest everyone. Chairperson of the student council Brid Ryan speaking at the launch of the event said “we are delighted to be hosting a tractor run in Borrsioleigh, there is a strong farming base in the school […]

Clean Coasts and Irish Water ask the people of Tipperary not to pour fats, oils and greases down the drain

Clean Coasts and Irish Water have launched their “Think Before You Pour” Christmas campaign to raise awareness of the damage caused by pouring fats, oils and greases from the roast turkey Christmas dinner down the kitchen sink. Fats, oils and greases (FOGs) may seem like liquid when poured but once they reach the pipes they […]

Tipperary Artist Receives Arts Council Next Generation Award worth €20,000

Tipperary artist Peter Fahey has been awarded a prestigious Next Generation bursary by the Arts Council, the state agency for funding and developing the arts has announced. The Next Generation programme recognises and promotes a selection of artists from different disciplines, such as traditional arts, music, dance, film, theatre and literature, and gives them the […]

Toyota Ireland launches the 13th Annual Dream Car Art Contest for u15s

Young Irish artists aged 15 and under can enter their submissions by February 15th, 2019, to be in with a chance to win a trip to Japan   Toyota Ireland is delighted to announce that promising Irish artists under the age of 15 can now enter submissions for the 13th annual Toyota Dream Car Art […]

Irish households and businesses need to improve their waste separation

 “That doesn’t belong there!” is the key message from the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest report which examined what Irish households and businesses are putting in their bins. The study found that; The increased use of brown bins in the past ten years has resulted in a significant reduction in organic waste (food and garden waste) […]

A faster, more efficient way to buy and sell Tipperary property: New conveyancing system takes effect from New Year’s Day 2019

Buying and selling Tipperary property is about to become more streamlined and efficient with the introduction of a new conveyancing system that requires title investigation before contracts are signed. From 1 January 2019, we will have a faster, more efficient and cost-effective system for buying and selling property in Ireland. The new ‘pre-contract investigation of […]

2018 Annual Transition Statement published by Minister Bruton

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., yesterday (Tuesday 4th of December) published the 2018 Annual Transition Statement. This Statement provides an overview of climate change mitigation and adaptation policy measures adopted across government to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and to adapt to the effects of climate change. It must be […]

Average households to spend over €2,690 in shops this Christmas

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector, today published its Christmas Retail Monitor 2018 (see attached pdf) that predicts the Irish household will spend an average of €2,690 in shops this December, approximately €866 more than any other month of this year and roughly 3% more than Christmas 2017.   The monitor predicts […]

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