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 […]

Fundraiser For Nenagh Red Cross On Festive Friday

This Friday December 16th is Festive Friday an event set up by Tipp Fm in order to support a local charity which  this year are  the  Tipperary Branches of the Irish Red Cross. The Nenagh Red Cross will be at Little Scholars Montessori School on Friday morning at 10 am showing the children first aid […]

Cardiac First Responder Course By Nenagh Red Cross

Happy faces with Irish Red Cross Nenagh and their participants in the recent Cardiac  First Responder course last Sunday in Nenagh Pastoral Centre, with CFR instructor Denise Kennedy , Mary Prout  & Owen Shanahan (unit members) and unit officer  Caroline Prout. Course was enjoyed by all.!

Minister for OPW Will Tour South Tipp Flood Sites – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath is set to welcome Minister of State at the Office of Public Works (OPW) Sean Canney to Tipperary. Minister Canney who is visiting the county at the request of Deputy McGrath will tour Kilsheelan, Cahir and the surrounding areas that have been affected by this year’s severe flooding: “I am delighted […]

Ireland Cares – Celebrate Tipperary’s Unpaid Carers

The Irish Red Cross is calling for Tipperary to celebrate its unpaid Carers by nominating them for the 2016 Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year Award.  The award is open to any member of the public currently providing voluntary care.  Previous winners include men and women from around the country who provide care for […]

Tipperary Mother Wins Tipperary Red Cross Carer of the Year

Mother of five-year-old triplets, Michelle Russell, from Carrick-on-Suir is the Tipperary Carer of the year 2015. Michelle, who cares for her son Cillian on a full-time basis was presented with her award at a ceremony at the Mansion House Dublin last Saturday. “Michelle is a mother of 5-year-old triplets. Cillian needs 24-hour care, yet my […]

Tipperary Carers Give 98,000 Unpaid Hours Weekly

Carers in county Tipperary give more than 98,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week.  Of Tipperary’s 7117 carers, 41.5% regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 46.5% work between 15 and 43 hours a week. To highlight the work of carers in […]

A Gathering of Operation Shamrock Families

Families of the children brought to Ireland in 1946 from Germany, France and Austria, as part of a Red Cross initiative which became known as “Operation Shamrock”, are invited to attend a day of celebration and remembrance as part of the Gathering 2013.  The event is being hosted by Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, […]

Open Your Garden for Syria

The Irish Red Cross is calling on all Tipperary gardening fanatics to throw open their garden and take part in this year’s Open Gardens event, in aid of the Syria Crisis Appeal. No matter what the shape or size, anyone can open their garden for this charity event. Open Gardens allows those with green fingers […]

Carraig Hotel Deadman’s 5 Roadrace This Friday !

This Friday evening will see the fifth running of the Carraig Hotel “Deadman’s 5” Roadrace which, as in past years, is organised by Carrick on Suir A.C. Roadrunners.  The race will begin at 7:30 p.m. sharp outside the historic Ormond Castle and will take its by now usual route of Main Street, O’Mahony Avenue, Cregg Road, […]