Successful Projects in Tipperary awarded funding from Energia Get Ireland Growing

The Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia have announced the winners of the grants from a fund of €70,000 for 2017. Grants will be awarded to the successful food growing projects planned by community groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations all across the country.   The teams behind […]

One week to go to apply to Social Entrepreneurs Ireland for funding and support– another 5k up for grabs for bright ideas to change Ireland

8 winning social entrepreneurs will receive initial €300,000 in funding and support with potential for further investment and development opportunities 15 people with early-stage ideas will win a place at the Academy for Social Entrepreneurs PLUS the chance to pitch for up to €5,000   SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has reissued the call for ambitious individuals with […]

Tipperary graduate benefits from Florida placement

Tipperary graduate Mark O’Brien is sowing the seeds of a future career in agricultural business development after successfully securing a two-years long overseas placement under a Fyffes Graduate Management Programme.   Raised on a potato and tillage farm outside Cahir, the 23-year old is currently applying his knowledge by importing, selling and distributing melons throughout […]

Creative Tipperary Students through to Junk Kouture Grand Final

Local Teenagers Through To Coveted All-Ireland Fashion Final After yet another awe-inspiring display of regional glitz, glamour and re-purposed ‘rubbish’, Bank Of Ireland Junk Kouture provincial winners will gather together for one last time at the competition’s Grand Final in 3 Arena, on the 27th of April 2017. Taking to one of Ireland’s most prestigious […]

Concerns For Future Of Bord na Mona Littleton Plant Increasing – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten to confirm that he will commit to the future of the Bord na Mona plant at Littleton in County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Bord na Móna confirmed it is carrying out a comprehensive review of its […]

Hogan Must Suspend Brazilian Beef And Poultry Imports Immediately – Carthy

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called for a suspension of all beef and poultry imports from Brazil and the immediate cessation of trade talks between the EU and Mercosur countries following recent shocking revelations. Matt Carthy said: “The European Commission must cease using the agricultural sector as a bargaining chip in trade negotiations. “Revelations […]

Fuel Prices At Highest Level In 18 Months – AA Ireland

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel has reached its highest level in 18 months according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey carried out by AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation a litre of petrol now costs 137.7c up 1c on February prices, while diesel costs 127.1c per litre on average […]

1 In 5 Claims For Serious Illness Come From People Under 40 – AA Life

People assume that serious illness is something that happens when we get older but that is not always true, according to an analysis from AA Life Insurance. Almost a fifth of Specified Illness claims made in Ireland were made by people under the age of 40. “Serious illnesses hit young people as well.” Says AA […]

Top Restaurants In Tipperary Announced At Irish Restaurant Awards 2017

The third of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Limerick Strand Hotel last night where 60 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs.   Over 600 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Tuesday evening where the top establishments in each county were named. […]

Tipperary SPAR Stores Recognised As Best In Class At Top Of The Tree Awards

H2 Group SPAR Carrick-on-Suir and H2 Group SPAR Roscrea are among a small group of retailers from around the country who have been honoured at the fifth annual SPAR Top of the Tree Retail Awards.   The awards programme recognises best practice and outstanding retail practice in several store departments, including customer care, off-licence, butchery, […]

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