Tipperary Nurse Set For Ethiopian Mission With Operation Smile

Niamh Ryan, from Lattin, Co.Tipperary, is preparing for a life-changing trip to Ethiopia where she will be putting her medical experience to good use. Niamh, who works in South Tipperary General Hospital will be volunteering for Operation Smile Ireland on their upcoming surgical training rotation in the city Jimma where Operation Smile Ireland have helped […]

Maura Lennon’s return to Ethiopia with GOAL

Maura Lennon is living proof of the folly of rash categorisation. She is a petit woman, who looks anything but her 48 years: despite most of those years having been spent working in some of the most trying circumstances imaginable. Hers is a bubbly personality: but it masks the steely determination necessary for the selfless, […]

Letter to the Editor from Oxfam Ireland CE, Jim Clarken

Dear Sir, I would like to offer a very sincere “Thank You” to the people of Tipperary. This summer, Oxfam appealed to the Irish public to help people suffering from the effects of famine in Somalia; and an extreme food crisis in Kenya and Ethiopia, as East Africa experienced its worst drought in 60 years. […]