Sun safety, gender inequality and understanding dementia are among the health and charity themes at Bord Bia’s Bloom

Top garden designers and charities collaborate to create a number of topically themed show gardens #Bloom2018 An interactive garden that protects you from UV rays, bespoke gardens for people with dementia and varying abilities plus inspirational gardens highlighting the global challenge of gender inequality and the role of ‘Human Rights Defenders’ are among the stunning […]

New Book by John G O Dwyer to be launched in Upperchurch

John G O’Dwyer has over 30 years’ experience of hillwalking and leading groups in the Irish uplands and is now best known as an author and writer for the Irish Times. His latest book is a guide to the Galtee, Knockmealdown, Comeragh and Slieve Bloom Mountains, which also includes walks in the Slievefelim, Arra and […]

Dept. of Transport finds €2.3 million for consultants while rural bus proposal to get mere €450,000 – Mattie McGrath TD

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said confirmation that the Department of Transport paid €2.3 million to private consultancy firms in 2017 will generate considerable anger and frustration, particularly in light of the fact that the department proposes to spend 5 times less than that figure to fund a rural bus link for 50 communities in […]

Announcing Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 2018 – Tipperary’s heritage town blossoms in a full spectrum of inspirational culture this July

  IT’S A SUIR THING: Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 2018 brings it all back home for 7 days of culture and summer fun on the banks of the River Suir, July 2 – 8 TICKETS ON SALE (from Wed 23 May): junctionfestival.com Clonmel Junction Arts Festival (CJAF) turns 18 years old this year and today […]

Donncha O’Callaghan Returns To Munster As Corporate Ambassador

Munster Rugby’s most capped player, Donncha O’Callaghan, is returning to the province to commence his new role as Corporate Ambassador. O’Callaghan recently brought the curtain down on a 20-year professional rugby career that saw him make a record 268 Munster appearances along with earning 94 Ireland caps and lining out for the Worcester Warriors on […]

Tipperary Nurses to ballot for action simply to provide care

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) at both St Patrick’s Hospital Cashel and St Anthony’s Unit Clonmel have commenced a ballot for industrial action because the HSE is refusing to acknowledge nursing deficits and employ additional nurses to provide care for all residents and patients.   In the last number of months the […]

Running Fever To Hit Borrisoleigh

With the thriving nature of road running in Tipperary, the contagious fever is set to effect the village of Borrisoleigh on Tuesday 26th of June when the Track-Attack Club will play host to their fifth annual 5km road race in what will potentially be a great advertisement for the sport in general. Sponsored by Declan […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland Investigate Fish Kill At Ballina, Co. Tipperary

On 17 May, 2018 Inland Fisheries Ireland received a report of a fish kill on Ballycorrigan stream and near the confluence with the River Shannon in Ballina, Co. Tipperary. Staff observed approximately 100 brown trout of various age groups, three juvenile salmon and a stone loach dead in an approximately 100 m stretch from the […]

NEW FOOD STARTER PROGRAMME TARGETS FRESH GROWTH FOR TIPPERARY FOOD ENTREPRENEURS

A new food entrepreneur programme, launched today by Minster for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, T.D., is aimed at attracting more new Irish food start-ups to the market. The Food Starter Programme, which will be run by Local Enterprise Office Tipperary in conjunction with Bord Bia, will give emerging food entrepreneurs in Tipperary and […]

Tipperary Hayfever And Asthma Sufferers Brace Themselves For The Onset of Hayfever And Asthma Attacks

Thoughts of the summer months usually fill people with bliss but this is not the case for the 15,377 Tipperary asthmatics who also suffer from hayfever.  Instead, their summer is spent bracing themselves for irritating hayfever symptoms which often cause their asthma to flare-up and can even escalate into serious asthma attacks. The Asthma Society […]

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