Four young people from Tipperary attend International Foróige youth leadership conference in Maynooth

Four young people from Tipperary, Berkna Musse, Emily O’Reilly, Amy Lombard, & Halal Musse joined 250 teenagers from India, the USA and all over Ireland in Kildare this week for Foróige’s Leadership for Life Conference. The conference, which was launched Monday morning (29/7/19) on the grounds of NUI Maynooth, brings together teenagers, aged 15-18, to […]

Tipperary to receive €47,318 in Youth Project Funding – Cllr Máirín McGrath

Independent Councillor for the Tipp/Cahir/Cashel Municipal District, Máirín McGrath has said she warmly welcomes the announcement that three Tipperary youth projects are set to receive almost forty eight thousand euro in funding. Councillor McGrath was speaking after the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone confirmed grant funding of €1.7m for youth projects/services and […]

Lough Derg RNLI rescues man on 18ft boat that sustains engine failure at Mountshannon Harbour

Lough Derg RNLI came to aid of man whose 18ft boat got into difficulty yesterday evening (Tuesday 30 July) having sustained engine failure by Mountshannon Harbour on the Clare Shore. At 7.10pm, the inshore lifeboat was launched at the request of Valentia Coast Guard with volunteer Helm Eleanor Hooker and crew members Ger Egan, Chris […]

More Garda Stations closed in Tipperary than whole of Dublin combined – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he is calling on the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, to outline his plans to substantially increase the number and availability of Gardaí in the Tipperary Division. Deputy McGrath was speaking after it was confirmed to him in a parliamentary reply that Tipperary has seen the closure of 7 Garda […]

ITAA issue statement as heatwave returns to Europe

 The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has issued advice to Irish holidaymakers travelling to Northern Europe this week as temperatures of up to 40 degrees are forecast.   The high temperatures are thought to last just a few days and are expected to affect Northern France as well as parts of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.   Pat Dawson, CEO of […]

Heatwave Warning for people with 9,117 people with Asthma and Hayfever in Tipperary

Top tips for surviving your holidays for people with hayfever and asthma Pollen Count is also high in Ireland   The Asthma Society of Ireland is today warning the 19,117 people in Tipperary who have both asthma and hayfever in Ireland to take precautions when going on holidays this summer. News in the last 24 […]

An Post ignoring Councils Thurles Shopping Centre Enforcement Letter – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that An Post are displaying an unacceptable disregard for county planning laws after it emerged that a warning and Enforcement Letter (attached) was issued against Thurles Shopping Centre development over its non-compliance with a number of conditions related to its planning permission. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the matter […]

Darren O’Brien from Carrick on Suir NYP and Ceim Eile Youthreach take Best Actor and Judges Choice titles home to Tipperary from Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019

Darren O’Brien from Carrick on Suir NYP and Ceim Eile Youthreach in Templemore have been awarded the prizes for Best Actor and Judge’s Choice Award at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019. Darren scooped the Best Actor award for his performance in their film “Cool Dudes Do Lame Things” and Ceim Eile received […]

Lough Derg RNLI welcome Coastal Review Team in Dromineer

On Wednesday 3rd July 2019, the Coastal Review Team from RNLI Headquarters in Poole travelled to Dromineer to meet with volunteers from Lough Derg RNLI for a formal review of the lifeboat station.   The coastal review takes place every five years and is designed to discuss the operation and performance of the RNLI lifeboat […]

Victims of crime deserve fairer sentences for crime committed against them – McCormack

The Judicial Council Bill containing Sinn Féin proposals on Sentencing Guidelines passed through the Dáil last week, speaking on the bill, Ciara McCormack said: “Sinn Féin have been working on their contribution towards this Bill for a long time. “These will offer much needed changes to reform sentencing in the state. “If implemented as envisaged, […]

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