Tipperary suicide prevention – call for a community-based approach

Suicide continues to be a major issue in Irish society, with latest figures suggesting approximately 400 deaths per year nationally with many more people attempting to take their own life. (Stats https://www.nsrf.ie/statistics/suicide/ ) The founder of one of Ireland’s leading suicide prevention charities says that while progress is being made, much more needs to be […]

There’s more to food waste than wasted food – National Stop Food Waste Week, 12- 19 June

The EPA is leading a National Stop Food Waste Week campaign to highlight issues and raise awareness on food waste, from 12-19 June.  Globally, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption is lost or wasted and every year people in Ireland waste over one million tonnes of food. The campaign […]

5 tests for the Government’s new climate plan: ‘A New Departure on the path to zero climate pollution’

Government climate plan must signal a New Departure on the path to zero climate pollution Campaigners set out 5 tests for Government’s new climate plan due next week (detailed briefing) > Is the new 2050 target net zero emissions, like the UK just announced? > Will the key oversight and accountability provisions be put into […]

Carrick-on-Suir Student awarded at Young Writers Competition at the 17th Immrama Festival

Audiences take a literal journey around the globe & Young Writers awarded at the 17th Immrama Festival Over the weekend the seventeenth annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing celebrated a theme of ‘Extraordinary Adventures’ and visitors from all over the country descended upon the heritage town to enjoy a series of events spanning from […]

Volunteering Fair Comes to Cahir this Month

Tipperary Volunteer Centre are delighted to be able to bring this year’s Tipperary Volunteering Fair to Cahir Community Hall on June 25th between 10 am and 2 pm. Members of the public are encouraged to come and meet their local community groups and see what services and volunteer roles are available. It is a free event and open to […]

Tipperary group attend Befriending Network Ireland seminar, hosted by ALONE

Funding one of the biggest challenges for community organisations according to Befriending Network Ireland (BNI) seminar   ALONE, which supports older people to age at home, held the annual Befriending Network Ireland (BNI) seminar in the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin earlier today. Exploring the theme of ‘Developing a Sustainable Community Sector’, the seminar was […]

Tipperary youth groups call for local support ahead of X-HALE Youth Awards as they compete for National Award

Young people from Céim Eile Youthreach in Templemore, Clonmel Youth Training Centre, Roscrea Youthreach, Youthreach Cappawhite, Carrick on Suir NYP, Fethard & Killenaule Youth Project, Thurles Youth Project and Tipp Town Youth Project are calling on their local communities to help them win a national award as part of the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth […]

Wonderful memories from Co. Tipperary included in new National Museum of Ireland book

‘Happy Days and Hard Times’, a supberb collection of visitor memories at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life has just been reissued for print due to its initial success. The book is a series of stories contributed by the general public during their visit to the museum and draws on their experiences and […]

Reminder – “Value Creation from Waste Streams”, Wed. 19th. June, Anner Hotel, Thurles

Tipperary Green Business Network invite you to a Breakfast Briefing “Value Creation from Waste Streams” Wednesday 19th June 2019, Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Circular economy, sustainability, eco-innovation – terms often heard, but what can they mean for my business? Listen to businesses that have developed value opportunities from their waste streams. Hear about their […]

North Tipp Author’s Centenary Book Launch

North Tipp author Brendan Lynch last week (June 5) launched his new book, Yesterday We Were in America, to commemorate this year’s centenary of the first 1919 Atlantic flight. The book details the tribulations of Manchester men John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown, who flew their open-cockpit Vimy plane from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Connemara […]

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