Agri Aware Takes To The Skies At Dublin Airport This Spring

Agri Aware, Ireland’s independent agri-food educational body has today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign in Dublin Airport this Spring. The campaign entitled “My land, your land – Ireland” is perfectly timed with the airport set to be thronged with revellers heading to the ever popular Cheltenham Festival and the large influx of […]

Dogs Trust Launches Nationwide Campaign ‘The Big Scoop’

Dogs Trust Ireland launched “The Big Scoop” dog fouling awareness campaign which aims to encourage dog owners to take responsibility and pick up after their dogs, thus reducing the amount of dog poo being left in public spaces. In an effort to encourage communities across the country to tackle the issue of dog fouling in […]

Tipperary Students Bring Colour To Art Competition

Texaco Children’s Art Competition adjudicator Seán Kissane pictured during judging of entries in this year’s competition, the results of which will be announced mid-April. In his hand is an entry by 10-year old Rachael Logue, from Ard Na Sidhe, Clonmel, entitled ‘The Rainforest’ and another by 8-year old Logan Casey, from Powerstown National School, Clonmel, […]

EPA Welcomes Increase in Composting and Anaerobic Digestion of Waste

The EPA welcomes the increase in composting and anaerobic digestion of biodegradable waste – the quantity recycled increased by 15 per cent between 2015 and 2016. Kitchen & canteen food waste and park & garden waste accounted for most of the waste accepted for treatment in 2016 (65 per cent). Composting rather than anaerobic digestion […]

Leo Lets Us All Down On Climate Change In Effort To Cosy Up To Trump

Friends of the Earth has accused Leo Varadkar of dropping a diplomatic clanger on climate change in his effort to cosy up to Trump. While speaking publicly in the U.S. today, the Taoiseach said he was “happy to take credit” for the rejection of a planning application for a wind farm near Trump’s Doonbeg golf course […]

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 […]

Over €413,000 Invested in Tipperary Arts by the Arts Council for 2018

People in Tipperary will experience the arts in new and exciting ways in 2018, the Arts Council has said. Outlining its plan to invest €68.4 million nationwide over the course of the year, the agency for developing the arts said the focus of this year’s investment would be on creating opportunities for the public to […]

Tipperary Carer in disbelief after Scooping €500,000 Euromillions Plus Prize

A lucky Tipperary man who devotes his life caring for his parents has described his joy and disbelief at scooping a top EuroMillions Plus prize of €500,000. The delighted winner, who wishes to keep his win private, became Irelands 15th  EuroMillions Plus winner of the year from the draw on Friday 9th March. He bought […]

National Tree Week, a small opportunity to make a big difference – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath and Local County Councillor Martin Lonergan have, in a tree planting ceremony, recognised National Tree Week which ran from 4th to the 11th March, 2018. Commenting on the occasion Deputy McGrath said, “The aim of National Tree Week each year is to raise awareness about trees and encourage local communities and […]

Oireachtas Literary Competitions announced as An tOireachtas and TG4 seek Bestseller as Gaeilge

Are you the Ken Bruen of Irish-Language writing? Could you be the next Maeve Binchy? Or, do you have talent that would rival that of Máirtín Ó Cadhain? If so, An tOireachtas and TG4 want to hear from you!   An tOireachtas, in conjunction with TG4, today (Tuesday, 13 March 2018) announced a new addition […]

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