Tour de Munster 2017 raises €294,637.65 and hits the €2.1 million mark for Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland

This year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle has once again exceeded all expectations, and the phenomenal total of €294,637.65 raised this year brings the total raised for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland since the partnership began above the €2.1 million mark.   This is the eighth successive year that DSI has benefitted from […]

GIY and Energia want to ‘Get Ireland Growing’ with €75,000 fund – Now open for applications from Tipperary

  GIY in partnership with Energia announce ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €75,000 pool of funding available to enable food growing by community and voluntary organisations all across Ireland including Northern Ireland. The application period is open from today until the 19th of January, 2018. The ‘Get Ireland Growing’ initiative has to date supported almost 500 […]

European Investment Bank Backs Re-Development Of Limerick

Limerick’s economic resurgence took another giant step forward today as the European Investment Bank (EIB) confirmed a record commitment for an urban Ireland investment programme for the city. EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell travelled to Limerick for the announcement, which will see the bank commit to €85million in lending to Limerick City and County Council […]

EIF And SBCI Triple New Financing For Irish SMEs

The European Investment Fund (part of the EIB Group) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have tripled their finance for Irish SMEs under the COSME programme in Ireland with a new increase to EUR 330 million.   Today’s deal means that from 2018, in total, an expected 10,000 companies in all sectors across […]

Universal Children’s Day – A Day To Celebrate Childhood

Organisations working directly with children have come together with Ireland’s leading children’s rights institutions, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Tusla to celebrate Universal Children’s Day on Monday 20th November. Individuals and organisations across the country are encouraged to get involved on this special day of celebration for children. Visit www.childrensday.ie to find out about events taking place […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Joint Open Day Between LIT And Mary Immaculate College SignalsExpansion Of Thurles As A Student Town

Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of LIT told the conferring class of 2017 that Tipperary is exceptional in having an Institute of Higher Education located in the county, with some of the benefits including international impact, while at the same time celebrating its own uniqueness by having. Speaking at conferrings for over 200 graduates in areas […]

Sinn Fein Councillors Vote Against Closed-Door Budget

The Tipperary Sinn Féin team are proud to say they kept their word, and they honoured their commitment, by voting against the Tipperary County Council budget.   Unsurprisingly, the conservatives of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and some independents voted in favour of increasing the tax on a family home by 10%. The Local Property Tax […]

Tipperary Farmer’s Success Story Showcased At Major Craft Fair

A Tipperary artisan farmer will showcase Munster’s first cold-pressed rapeseed oil at the biggest-ever City Hall Crafts and Design Fair in Cork from November 24-26. With 85 exhibitors, this year’s fair promises to be a bumper celebration of an event that traditionally heralds the start of the Christmas season in Cork, offering a unique chance […]

Soccer Win By Borrisoleigh First Year Students

St Joseph’s College first year boys turned their attention to soccer, winning firstly the Mid Tipperary Futsal Championship (5 a side soccer on Astroturf) and took on the cream of the South and North schools to emerge victorious as Tipperary Futsal Champions 2017. This talented group of boys will represent Tipperary in the Munster finals […]

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