Water users urged to take precautions to limit an outbreak of Crayfish Plague on River Suir downstream of Clonmel to Carrick-on-Suir

All water users are being urged to take precautions after confirmation of an outbreak of Crayfish Plague on a stretch of the River Suir downstream of Clonmel to Carrick-on-Suir. It comes after large numbers of dead freshwater crayfish were reported on the river earlier this month. DNA analysis has now confirmed that the cause of […]

1 In 8 Damaged Home When Attempting DIY Job – AA Ireland

Just under 13% of Irish homeowners have managed to do some sort of damage to their property while attempting DIY, according to the results of the latest AA Ireland Home Insurance survey. The survey, which was carried out in April 2017, found that just over 1 in 8 admitted that their attempt at DIY had […]

Zeeko Confirms High Internet Usage In Ireland Among Young People

A new World Health Organisation report has suggested that a dramatic rise in the use of computers and social media is wreaking havoc on the health of young people. Zeeko (www.zeeko.ie), an Irish EdTech start-up which works with parents and children, believes that education is key to promoting a healthy balance for children in using […]

Electronic Tagging Of Offenders Allowed Since 2007 But Never Brought Into Force – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald to clarify why it has taken 10 years to enforce a provision of the Criminal Justice Act that sanctions the use of electronic tagging. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister replied to his Parliamentary Question regarding the […]

ISPCC Childline Launch Campaign To Get Children Talking

ISPCC Childline in partnership with Vodafone Ireland Foundation today launches ‘Headbomz’, a slightly gory, massively squelchy and ultimately standout schools programme, as part of a national awareness campaign aimed at children aged eight to ten years, to remind them that ‘Talking Makes Us Stronger’. The launch sees the roll-out of an innovative song and video […]

Dogs Trust Launches Nationwide ‘Be Dog Smart’ Education Campaign

Pulling his tail, sitting on him, disturbing his sleep and kissing his nose are just some of the antagonising ways children act around dogs according to a new survey released by Dogs Trust. The charity is urging parents to never leave a child alone with any dog as part of its ground breaking Be Dog Smart […]

Tipperary’s First Dance Company Recently Set Up

Tipperary’s first Dance Company has been recently set up and is based at The Source Arts Centre, Thurles. The Dance Company’s aim is to provide opportunities’ for children and young people from across Tipperary to learn different dance styles including Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz and More. Choreographers and well known professional dance teachers […]

Lonergan Welcomes Taking In Charge Of Two Housing Developments

Independent County Councillor for Clonmel/Cahir Borough District, Martin Lonergan has welcomed the approval by the Borough District of the Taking in Charge of Ashfield Manor Estate in Ardfinnan and Monroe, Lisronagh. His comments come after a report on the Taking in Charge of Estates was brought before the May monthly meeting of the Borough District […]

Tipperary Store Named XL Store Of The Year At Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

Colum Browne’s XL store in Clogheen was awarded the XL Store of the Year accolade at the recently held XL Retailing Standard Awards 2017. Browne’s XL Clogheen beat over 240 other XL Stores nationwide to claim the coveted title. The store was honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to […]

Tipperary young people showcase their Youth Citizenship at National Event

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday April 29th, 2017 where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   […]

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