Open Day In Gurteen College Will Highlight Potential For Energy In Agriculture

A major open day, Energy in Agriculture 2017 will take place at Gurteen College, Ballingarry, Roscrea on Tuesday, 22nd August. This FREE event will feature talks on all aspects of energy use and generation on fa00rm, practical demonstrations and sixty industry exhibitors.   Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD will open the event. He […]

Average Tipperary House Prices Rise According to Real Estate Alliance Survey

The price of the average three-bed semi in Co Tipperary has risen 7.8% to €141,750 in the last year, according to the latest national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.   However, prices across the county remained static in the past three months, with the average property now taking six weeks to sell.   The […]

Cancer Survivor On 300-mile Cross Country Trek For Charity

 Redhead300, a charity fundraising walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, will see a Derry duo take on a 300 mile walk from Derry to Crosshaven, Co. Cork this summer. The challenge is the brainchild of Fergal Barr who will be joined by cancer survivor Keith Adair on the two week walk. The pair […]

The Search Is On In Tipperary To Find “Ireland’s Radio Kids!”

Ireland’s best known and loved Summer camp, STARCAMP, ARE CELEBRATING THEIR 10TH BIRTHDAY and have teamed up with TODAY FM to find Ireland’s littlest radio presenters this Summer. They are seeking children from every corner of Ireland to report on their local news from Today FM Studios live on air for what promises to be a great opportunity for them, […]

Minister Must Urgently Expand Support For Senior Alert Scheme Pendant Alarms – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has written to the Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar to urge him to expand the provision of Pendant Alarms to the elderly, particularly those in rural Ireland. Deputy McGrath was speaking as investigations continue into the savage attack and robbery of an elderly couple in Roscrea: “The events this week […]

Tipperary SPAR Stores Recognised As Best In Class At Top Of The Tree Awards

H2 Group SPAR Carrick-on-Suir and H2 Group SPAR Roscrea are among a small group of retailers from around the country who have been honoured at the fifth annual SPAR Top of the Tree Retail Awards.   The awards programme recognises best practice and outstanding retail practice in several store departments, including customer care, off-licence, butchery, […]

Exhume bodies from Seán Ross Abbey – Cllr Martin Browne

After hearing of reports of small bones being ploughed up in the 1980s Cllr Martin Browne of Sinn Féin has called for exhumation and respectful re-interment of young children buried in a mass grave in Seán Ross Abbey, Roscrea. Cllr Browne said: “With the discovery of proof that 796 young children and babies had died […]

Tipperary Enterprise Week Kicks Off In Roscrea

    Over the course of the week the Local Enterprise Office will hold 20 events at 13 Tipperary locations.  Events scheduled include Funding Workshops, an Owner Manager Networking breakfast, Business Advice Clinics, Social Media Master Classes, Intellectual Property workshop, Business Skills training courses, County Enterprise Awards and the final of the Student Enterprise Programme. […]

Summer Camps In Performance Arts To Visit Nine Tipperary Locations

Children’s nationwide performing arts network Starcamp is to host summer camps in nine Tipperary locations next July and August.   Now in its 10th year and supported once again by banana importers Fyffes, the concept of the week-long camp is to build self-esteem in boys and girls aged 4-12 through song, dance, drama and games in a […]

North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme

It has been yet another busy few weeks for Devilsbit Macra. Devilsbit Young Farmers Group: Our Young Farmers Group had another outing tonight to Jim Delahunty’s dairy farm in Carrig, Roscrea. Jim has a superb dairy set up and it was fantastic to get the opportunity to see his farm and have him speak to […]

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