Tipperary Sinn Féin unanimous in their endorsement of Liadh Ní Riada for Presidency

Tipperary Sinn Féin are delighted to welcome the news that Liadh Ní Riada has been ratified as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Presidential election.   Since being elected as a European Member of Parliament for Ireland South in 2014, Liadh has proven as a most excellent political representative for the province. Liadh has acted […]

SuperHomes Launches a call for Homes for it’s 5th Year

The Deep retrofit program SuperHomes Ireland run by the non profit Tipperary Energy Agency is open for 2019 retrofits   Home owners can benefit by up to 50% grants for deep retrofitting their home to an A3 rating, and the SuperHomes Ireland initiative aims to support homeowners through the challenging process of understanding, designing and […]

Tipperary: youth population over 31,000 – Youth Council calls on Government to invest in youth work

Nationally, number of those aged 10-24 to grow to over 1,000,000 by 2025 Total youth work funding still 20% below 2008 levels, despite growing youth population Less than €1.25 a week per young person currently invested in youth work There are 31,210 young people living in County Tipperary and, with our growing youth population set […]

Physiologix Sports Supports – Supporting Munster Rugby all the way

Limerick based Fleming Medical has teamed up with Munster Rugby as their official Medical Supplies partner in a recently signed three-year deal. The Physiologix range belongs to a stable of brands from Fleming Medical which also includes Medicare, Irelands No. 1 pharmacy only First Aid brand. The partnership includes the naming of the Physiologix Treatment […]

Plastic Recycling must grow by 80% to hit new EU targets – Repak

Repak Launch New Plastic Packaging Strategy- Key Highlights:   Ireland has surpassed every packaging recycling target in the last 20 years however stringent new EU targets mean plastic recycling must go from 98,000 tonnes to 175,000 tonnes by 2030 The plastic challenge is one of our biggest environmental challenges and will require attitudinal change by all […]

Minister confirms Chief Executive of a local authority has no power to change reserved functions to executive functions – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has had it confirmed by the Minister for Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, that the Chief Executive of Tipperary County Council has no authority or remit to change the reserved functions of the Council to Executive functions; a move that would potentially override the democratic rights of local councillors. Deputy McGrath was […]

Tusla launches interactive resource to build social worker expertise

Tusla – Child and Family Agency today officially launches its new Empowering Practitioners and Practice Initiative (EPPI) . EPPI is a practical online resource pool and toolkit for Tusla social workers to help them incorporate expert knowledge into their practice. The easily-navigated interactive resource carries literature reviews and reflections by staff  who took part in […]

Belgian travel agents check out Tipperary

A leading Belgian tour operator – BT Tours – and some of its top-producing travel agents have been visiting Co Tipperary this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.   The aim of the visit was to showcase some of the many things to see and do in Ireland’s Ancient East for Belgian […]

AA Warns Motorists As Storm Helene Weather Warning Extended

AA Ireland is warning motorists to exercise additional caution in the coming days as large amounts of rainfall are expected as the remnants of tropical Storm Helene pass over Ireland. The warning to motorists came after Met Eireann extended a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning to five counties, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal, which […]

Irish Cancer Society Calls For Increase In Exercise To Help Reduce Cancer Risk

The Irish Cancer Society was concerned to learn that almost four out of 10 women and three in 10 men in Ireland are putting themselves at increased risk of diseases, such as cancer, by not getting enough exercise, according to new research by the World Health Organization (WHO). Regular physical activity helps to protect against […]

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