Tour de Munster 2018 raises €256,404 for Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries

Since its inception in 2001, Tour de Munster has continued to raise much needed funds and awareness for a number of worthy charities, and 2018 was no exception. The charity cycle raised a phenomenal €256,404 in total for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries. This year brings the total raised for […]

Have a Laugh for Loneliness with ALONE this Christmas

Katherine Lynch is asking the public to reach out and have a laugh with older people spending Christmas alone   ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has launched their Christmas campaign which asks individuals to reach out to older people who may be experiencing loneliness or isolation and to Have […]

Water quality in Irish rivers is going in the wrong direction, warns the EPA

The EPA has found that water quality in Irish waters has deteriorated between 2015 and 2017, despite some improvements: 197 river water bodies have improved in quality but 269 water bodies have deteriorated compared with the last full assessment in 2013-2015.  This means a net overall decline of 3% (72 water bodies). The long-term loss […]

Official Online service to Provide Ultimate Irish Guide to Managing Household Waste and Debunk Recycling Myths

Mywaste.ie to become the definitive guide on the segregation of household waste. The official site will also help householders reach a recycling rate of 65% by 2035. A new official online service designed as the one-stop-shop for all matters relating to domestic waste and recycling has been launched by Ireland’s three regional waste management offices […]

Tipperary well represented at Comhairle na nÓg National Showcase 2018

460 young people, aged 12 -18, from 31 Comhairle na nÓg showcased their amazing work from the past year and presented how they are giving voice to protecting the rights of young people, and informing decision makers countrywide of what is important to young people in Ireland. Tipperary was well represented with a sizeable contingent […]

Value Centre Clonmel celebrates landmark anniversary

Value Centre, Clonmel, part of BWG Foods UC, will be hosting a party on Thursday next, December 6, to officially celebrate Value Centre’s 50th anniversary.   Value Centre is Ireland’s largest network of Wholesale Cash & Carry’s with 20 branches nationwide offering both a walk in and delivered service. To mark the occasion, Value Centre […]

Sports grants for 64 Older Groups in Tipperary announced for Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life Programme

64 Tipperary groups will receive a total of €18,650 to fund physical activity for older people. 1,028 grants totalling almost €300,000 allocated to groups nationwide under 2018 programme. €5.7m awarded to date by the National Grant Scheme. 30,000 older people to benefit from investment. The ‘Go for Life’ National Grant Scheme has celebrated a momentous […]

Cashel, Thurles and Clonmel celebrate entrepreneurial success at 2018 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards

  Cashel was announced as a regional winner of this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards. In addition, Thurles was announced a Town Initiative of the Year while Clonmel was listed as a regional runner up. The Awards recognise and reward towns where businesses and communities have come together to showcase the spirit […]

AA Issues Road Safety Warning Ahead of Storm Diana

Following the issuing of several Status Orange weather warnings by Met Eireann, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution to help keep roads safe. Homeowners in counties affected by the Orange Wind Warning are also being encourage to tidy up any loose items around their property which could be […]

Mediation not Confrontation on Farm Debt – Harkin

Where farmers are engaged in meaningful mediation with vulture funds, there should be no forced sales and consequent evictions. This was stated by Marian Harkin MEP following a protest which she attended outside BidX1 offices, a global online auction platform, in Dublin on Monday, November 26th.   Speaking at the protest, Marian Harkin emphasised that […]

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