Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland Join Forces to Develop Tourism Along Ireland’s Inland Waterways

Fáilte Ireland CEO Paul Kelly and Waterways Ireland Acting CEO John McDonagh met today to discuss the Strategic Partnership Programme which has been agreed by both organisations. The Strategic Partnership Programme signed today between Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland primarily focuses on the delivery of a programme of works to improve the quality of the […]

Tipperary Energy Agency Statement on the Deep Retrofit Scheme

The Tipperary Energy Agency is very disappointed in the announcement yesterday on the status of the pilot deep retrofit program run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). It is clear that only a very small percentage of demand in 2019 is now going to be completed. The industry has been trying to get […]

County Tipperary 1917-1921; a history in 80 documents – Launch at The Source Thurles

In 2016, Tipperary County Council Library Service published County Tipperary in 1916: a history in 40 documents. The second part of a projected three-part series,Tipperary 1917-1921: a history in 80 documents, again from the ‘Finding Tipperary’ series of publications will be launched by Councillor Seamus Hanafin in The Source, Thurles on Saturday August 24th at […]

Dogs Trust offers FREE dog Microchipping Certificate Amnesty as part of National Chipping Week 2019

Today sees the launch of National Chipping Week, an annual nationwide campaign by Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity. Celebrity vet, Pete Wedderburn, also known as “Pete the Vet”, helped launch the campaign, which will run from the 12th – 18th of August in association with government approved microchipping database Fido. Since April 2016, […]

Statement from the Dyslexia Association of Ireland on the new criteria for Irish Exemptions

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) welcomes the changes made to the Irish exemption criteria announced today by Minister Joe McHugh. The DAI have been lobbying for change to the exemption criteria for many years and believe that the changes announced today, if implemented properly, will help to create a more equitable and fairer educational […]

Irish Water is reducing the carbon footprint of the Nenagh Wastewater Treatment Plant

Irish Water is reducing the carbon footprint of the Nenagh Wastewater Treatment Plant through a sustainable energy pilot project. The Nenagh plant is amongst the first in Ireland to use clean, sustainable solar energy at the plant, reducing energy consumption. Run in partnership with Tipperary County Council, the pilot project involved installing 118 solar panels […]

Tipperary: 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes

At present there are 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes in County Tipperary, we need increased investment in Budget 2020 to support more young people into an apprenticeship and a range of other employment and training measures to reduce long-term youth unemployment. That was the message from James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]

NPCPP Leaving Cert Helpline 2019, 1800-265-165

For many students, parents and guardians a new phase of life is about to begin. With the Leaving Cert results on the horizon new questions about what lies ahead are bound to arise. Help and advice is at hand.   The National Parents Council Post Primary’s free phone (1800 265 165) and online service (helpline@npcpp.ie) […]

Tusla response to crèche findings ‘wholly inadequate and shocking’ – Ciara McCormack

Sinn Féin spokesperson for Tiobraid Árann has said that Tusla’s appearance at the Oireachtas Committee today left further questions around accountability for the safety of Children in the early years sector. The Sinn Féin TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Kathleen Funchion was speaking after the Committee meeting which was convened following the recent RTÉ Primetime Investigates programme. […]

Tipperary innovators invited to road-test business ideas on free New Frontiers programme

Tipperary innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups have the opportunity to invest one night a week to road-test their business ideas. The New Frontiers programme for early stage entrepreneurs is open for applications for its 8-week programme starting in September. New Frontiers, funded by Enterprise Ireland, is for potential entrepreneurs who have a well thought-out innovative business […]

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