Senator Grace O’Sullivan to open climate action event for South East

Creating a Local Sustainable Future – Practical actions for your community National and local networks have come together to host a solution-based approach to creating a sustainable future within both rural and urban communities. Kilkenny is set to hold an interactive cross-county event to explore how local communities can create a sustainable future against the […]

Ready, Steady…Grow! With Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles programme

Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D launches Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating initiative. Agri Aware the Irish agri-food educational body have this week launched their healthy eating programme Incredible Edibles with the help of the Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D. The project now in its 11th year […]

Only three weeks to go! Sweeping employment law reforms to commence in March

Only three weeks to go! Sweeping employment law reforms to commence in March – Advice by Alan Hickey, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula Ireland The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018, (the Act) cleared all stages in both houses of the Oireachtas in December 2018 and has been signed into law by the President. The […]

JobPath Dead End Needs to Be Put To an End – McCormack

Last week the Dáil voted to back Sinn Féin’s motion to end referrals to the JobPath scheme. Speaking on the result, Sinn Féin general election candidate, Ciara McCormack, stated that the scheme brought little dividend to Tipperary and needs to be scrapped. “As a labour activation scheme, JobPath has been a total failure. “Initially introduced […]

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Rock of Cashel and Ireland’s Ancient East

Monastic marvels, myths and legends … Tourism Ireland encourages people everywhere to come and discover Ireland’s Ancient East Tourism Ireland has created a new online film to highlight Ireland’s Ancient East. Featuring the Rock of Cashel, the video is inviting prospective visitors on a journey into the past, to come and experience a destination with […]

Minister must place moratorium on Boundary Committee recommendations – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform, John Paul Phelan to place an immediate moratorium on the recommendations of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee. Deputy McGrath was speaking as frustration and anger continues to mount among local representatives within the county following the decision […]

Tipperary based organisations invited to have their say on Sustainable Transport plans for the county.

In 2017, Tipperary’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) was formally adopted by Tipperary County Council. It is now time to review this plan for 2020. Tipperary based Hauliers, Licensed Operators, Public & Private Bus Operations and Large SMEs with fleet cars are invited to attend a half day workshop to have their say on sustainable […]

Despite his words, Minister Harris is treating nurses as second class citizens – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, is radically underestimating the resolve of striking nurses following his refusal to countenance any moves toward introducing full parity of pay for striking members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Executive of the INMO confirmed that […]

School Camogie Title For St Josephs Borrisoleigh

St. Josephs College Borrisoleigh had an emphatic win over Pres. Mitchelstown in the picturesque setting of Kildorrery in the Munster Intermediate camogie final. Borrisoleigh were first out of the traps with a well taken point from Katie Fitzgerald, followed by one each from Caoimhe Carey and Dannielle Ryan. Mitchelstown eventually settled and scored three points […]

Govt Policy On Renewables Has To Favour Farm Scale & Community Projects

Following his address to the IFA AGM earlier this week, IFA Renewables Project Team Chairman Tom Short said Energy Minister Richard Bruton has to put farm scale & community projects at the heart of his renewables policy, rather than big business. Richard Bruton said the upcoming renewable electricity scheme would not specify the technology types, […]

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