Join Tipperary’s Top Adventure – Sunrise Summit Challenge at Galtymore 30th April

The Irish Red Cross 2017 Sunrise Summit Challenge will take place at Galtymore on Sunday 30th April. Now in its third year, this charity challenge will see participants hike through the early morning darkness to reach the mountain summits in time to witness the sunrise over Ireland. With commanding views over the entire south-east of […]

Nenagh Red Cross Notes

It’s award season again and last year we were fortunate to take home the first ever Volunteer of the Year award thanks to Mary Prout. We appeal to you the public to get behind us and vote again this year for your volunteer , instructor and or branch of the year. Please email us for […]

Tipperary Carer Wins National Volunteer of the Year Award

The first ever National Irish Red Cross Volunteer of The Year Award was presented on Saturday, 7thMay, to Mary Prout from Nenagh, Tipperary. Mary received the award, at a ceremony in Farmleigh House, Dublin, for her dedication to volunteering in her local community. The event marks the eve of World Red Cross Red Crescent Day, […]

Irish Red Cross register of solidarity goes live

Register to coordinate offers of accommodation, goods and services Public are asked to pledge on redcross.ie/solidaritypledges Register of Pledges will be “testament to warmth and solidarity of Irish people” __     Irish Red Cross today launched an online register to manage the thousands of public offers of support for victims of the migration crisis […]

Open Your Garden for Charity

The Irish Red Cross is appealing to Tipperary gardening enthusiasts to take part in Open Gardens 2014. The event, which runs from June to October, is a fundraising initiative whereby people are encouraged to open up their gardens for a morning, afternoon or full day and extend an invite to their family, friends or wider […]

Volunteers Distribute 4,500 Litres of Tipperary Water to Storm Affected Homes

Volunteer teams from the Irish Red Cross have distributed 4,500 litres of bottled mineral water donated by Tipperary Water to families left without power and drinking water after last week’s storms.  Teams distributed the water to homes in the worst affected areas of Cork, Clare, Tipperary and Limerick over the weekend. Irish Red Cross volunteers […]

Irish Red Cross Launch Free First Aid App

To celebrate Irish Red Cross First Aid Day, Friday 20th September, the charity today launched a First Aid App, free to download from the Apple App and Google Play Stores for Smartphones and Tablets. The First Aid App features easy to follow tips for more than 20 common first aid scenarios including how to treat burns, breaks, […]

5 Top Hiking Tips from the Irish Red Cross

As the Irish Red Cross gear up for the April 14th Sunrise Summit Challenge, taking place at Tipperary’s Galtymore Mountain, the challenge’s Mountain Guides offer the following tips for anyone taking to the hills this spring:   Regardless of the season (this is Ireland after all) be ready for any kind of weather it can […]