Tusla Welcomes the Publication of HIQA Child Protection Report for South Tipperary, Carlow and Kilkenny

Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges the publication today of the HIQA child protection and welfare inspection report for the Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary area. Dermot Halpin, Service Director, Tusla said: “We accept the findings of this report and acknowledgment that Tusla has made important headway in implementing a range of measures to […]

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 […]

Betting Tax Hike Will Cause 352 Job Losses In The South East

The Government’s proposal to hike Betting Tax by 100pc will cost 352 jobs in the South West, according to an analysis by the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA). Based on its engagement with members since Budget 2019 was announced last Tuesday, the IBA estimates that six bookmakers shops will close permanently in Carlow, seven will close […]

Hogan: Protecting Small Farmers Top Priority In EU Budget Negotiations

EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development Phil Hogan stated that his top priority in the ongoing EU budget negotiation is “protecting the small and medium sized farmer who remains the backbone of Europe’s food production and rural communities”. Ahead of a Citizens’ Dialogue with 400 farmers in Kilkenny City, co-organised by the IFA and […]

Commissioner Hogan Must Fight To Secure CAP Budget Increase – Healy

Addressing a crowd of over 700 farmers in Kilkenny this evening, IFA President Joe Healy said there must be an increase in the next CAP Budget to improve farm incomes, to reflect inflation and to fill the hole left by Brexit.   The IFA President issued a strong message to the Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan: […]

Cap? Brexit? The Future of Europe? Town Hall Citizens’ Dialogue with Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development

A town hall style “Citizens’ Dialogue” with an opportunity to hear from, and talk to, Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development together with Professor Thia Hennessy, Department of Food Business and Development, UCC Welcome by the Mayor of Kilkenny, Councillor Pat O’Neill SPRINGHILL COURT HOTEL (Waterford Road, Kilkenny) Thursday, 1 June 2017 […]

Tipperary Store Named XL Store Of The Year At Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

Colum Browne’s XL store in Clogheen was awarded the XL Store of the Year accolade at the recently held XL Retailing Standard Awards 2017. Browne’s XL Clogheen beat over 240 other XL Stores nationwide to claim the coveted title. The store was honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to […]

The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are pleased to announce that registration for the Hurl with Me programme is now open. This programme is aimed at 7-10 year olds and their parents/guardians in camogie clubs across the country. To register go to www.camogie.ie or our social media platforms and follow the […]

Tipperary Macra Na Feirme Notes

North Tipp Macra  We would like to congratulate Nenagh Macras Kevin Troy on representing the region so well in the Mr Personality Festival in Kilkenny last weekend. Thanks to all Kevins supporters to making the trip down. Well done also to Devilsbit Macra on competing in the volleyball finals in Kilkenny also. Devils bit Macra  […]

Tipperary All The Rage At 1/2 To Defeat The Cats

A repeat of last years All Ireland Hurling Final takes place in the National Hurling League on Saturday evening as Tipperary take on Kilkenny in Round 4 at Semple Stadium. The Premier County are 1/2 to keep their unbeaten run in the league intact with Kilkenny priced at 15/8 and the draw on offer at […]

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