Fears for progress on two Educate Together Schools in Tipperary

Tipperary is one of five counties that currently have no provision of Educate Together national schools.  Hopes that this situation would be rectified in the near future were today threatened on foot of a recent decision in Killarney where the Diocese of Kerry has agreed to transfer patronage of a national school directly to the […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Winners at Scifest Regional Finals 2017

The regional finals of SciFest @ LIT Thurles took place last Wednesday. With 12 schools and over 150 students exhibiting from various counties, excitement was mounting at the prize giving. After a morning of adjudicating by the judges from LIT Thurles, the overall winners were announced. The Best Project runner-up award was won by Joseph […]

Tipperary Co-owned Company Leads Way In Foreign Exchange Student Hosting

. An Irish owned and managed company has emerged as an aggressive market leader hosting foreign exchange students following years of decline in the sector.  LingooSchool & LingooNinja incorporated in 2016 following lengthy negotiations and planning by a number of host families formerly affiliated with companies based on mainland Europe, has emerged as the largest […]

Cloughjordan Hosts Food Fair and Ground Breaking Soil Conference

 . A large crowd are expected for ‘Feeding Ourselves’ – a national event in WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage on April 8-9th. “Feeding Ourselves” will showcase successful community-orientated approaches to food, soil and farm diversification. As well as a soil symposium, with experts from across the country, there will be an introduction to a fascinating new citizen science […]

LIT Thurles scoop five awards at Games Fleadh 2017, as the UL wins overall prize

– More than 30 Third Level Teams took part in #gamesfleadh Competitions.  . Fifteen LIT Thurles students have been recognised for their achievements in game design and development at Games Fleadh 2017, an all-island games design and development competition for third-level students.  . The University of Limerick is also celebrating a successful Games Fleadh having […]

Tipperary Student Enterprise Awards top prizes to Nenagh, Templemore and Clonmel

St. Mary’s Secondary School Nenagh, Our Lady’s Secondary School Templemore and the CBS High School Clonmel win the top prizes at the Tipperary Student Enterprise Awards.     The 3 winners, Senior Category: St. Mary’s Secondary School Nenagh with their entry ‘The Safety Squad’, promoted by Marie O’Connell, Ella Kennedy, Ciara Grace and Leah Heffernan, […]

Teachers In Tipperary Urged To Take The Engineers Week Challenge

Engineers Ireland is calling on primary and secondary school teachers in County Tipperary to take the Engineers Week Challenge and bring the world of engineering alive in their classroom during Engineers Week, a seven day programme of nationwide events celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. Taking place from 4th – 10th March, the annual event […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh visit Cloughjordan Cookery School

Our Transition Year students are taking part in “The Future is Food: Engaging Young Food Entrepreneurs programme” developed by the Taste Council in collaboration with Bord Bia. The Future is Food helps students to gain a better understanding of the Irish artisan food sector, as well as the wider food industry. To support this programme […]

Deirdre Clune MEP meets with LIT Tipperary Campus students

Deirdre Clune MEP met with students and Martin Fitzgerald from the Department of Applied Social Science, Limerick IT Tipperary Campus, Thurles in the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, November 15th. The group were in parliament as part of the European Parliament Visitors programme, and MEP Clune was delighted to meet with them to speak […]

UL opens new TV News Studio

A new Television news studio facility has been unveiled at the University of Limerick as part of a major expansion of its journalism department. RTE’s Bryan Dobson, who is Adjunct Professor of Journalism in UL officially opened the facility on (Tuesday, Nov 15). The €25,000 kit-out includes a number of high end cameras, lighting and […]

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