Tipperary Locals Make The Shortlist For 2018 Open Eir Silver Surfer Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards has been announced. Flying the flag for Tipperary at this year’s awards is – Marie Hogan (Birdhill) and Anne Carey (Newport) who have been shortlisted in the “IT Tutor of the Year” category. Now in its ninth year, the Awards recognise and reward the achievements […]

Tipperary Member of Active Retirement Ireland Helps Launch Irish Pensioners Handbook

“My swing needs improving but apart from that, there aren’t enough hours in the day. Growing old is a virtue and I’m making the most of it.” Mai Quaid (73) from Baltinglass in Co. Wicklow and President of Active Retirement Ireland was practicing her golf swing at the launch of the 2014 Irish Pensioners Handbook. […]

Cashel to host the OAP Olympics to celebrate Positive Ageing Week

Cashel will host the OAP Olympics to celebrate Positive Ageing Week, a nationwide festival and Ireland’s largest celebration of ageing. The OAP Olympics takes place on Wednesday 26th September in the Padre Pio Nursing home, Holycross from 1.30pm. For more information please contact South Tipperary Community & Voluntary Forum on 052 744 3407. Positive Ageing […]

Minister Rabbitte to provide Eur1.6 Million for basic internet training

Minister for Communications, Pat Rabbitte T.D., today announced he is making €1,600,000 available in 2011 under the BenefIT 3 Grant scheme. The scheme will help provide basic internet related skills training to 30,000 people across the country who are least likely to engage with and use the internet of their own accord. Speaking on Monday […]