Fears for progress on two Educate Together Schools in Tipperary

Tipperary is one of five counties that currently have no provision of Educate Together national schools.  Hopes that this situation would be rectified in the near future were today threatened on foot of a recent decision in Killarney where the Diocese of Kerry has agreed to transfer patronage of a national school directly to the […]

Tipperary Schools Should Think Local For School Tours

Calling all primary and secondary schools If you’re planning your school tour or a day out for your class, think local! We have a fantastic range of activities in the local area whether it is sport, heritage, arts or activities you’re looking for. We’d love if schools could come and enjoy the varied and eclectic […]

Tipperary Schools Reminder

Tipperary teachers in primary and second level schools, whose pupils take part in the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition, are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries this year is Tuesday, 28th February next. Last year over 500 pupils from schools in Co. Tipperary submitted entries to the Competition.

Tipp Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring.   Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered […]

Munster don the colours of 3 Tipperary clubs and schools as they defeat the Maori All-Blacks

Three lucky rugby fans from Co. Tipperary were treated to a hugely memorable match-day experience when Munster wore club and school socks for the first time as they defeated the New Zealand Maori All-Blacks at Thomond Park on Friday last.To mark the historic meeting of the two sides, Munster Rugby, along with exclusive retail partner […]

Young readers in schools in County Tipperary encouraged to read and raise funds to support vital services for people living with Multiple Sclerosis

The 29th MS Readathon officially launched at the National Library of Ireland with Deirdre O’Kane and Moone boy actor David Rawle, joining national MS ambassador family Gerard Murphy, who is living with MS, and his 17-year-old daughter Lauren. Lauren invented a smart device that helps people with MS grip and hold objects, as a transition […]

Lonergan extends his congratulations to Clonmel/Cahir Schools on achievements in the Tipperary Tidy Schools Competition, 2016

Local Independent Councillor for the Clonmel Borough District, Martin Lonergan has extended his congratulations to the winning schools in this year’s Tipperary County Council Tidy Schools Competition for the Clonmel/Cahir Borough District.   The Schools which achieved results in this year’s competition in the Borough Area were: 1st Place: Lisronagh Ns, 2nd Place: Tankerstown Ns, 3rd […]

Scoil Naomh Cualán Borrisoleigh hosts launch of Bin Your Gum campaign in Co. Tipperary

Scoil Naomh Cualán Borrisoleigh, today played host to the launch of the Bin Your Gum campaign in Co. Tipperary. Members of the Gum Litter Taskforce visited along with their electric E-Go taxi tricycles to give kids a spin and also had some competitive litter binning games for kids to participate in. . Irish TV and […]

EU funds for Ireland’s Food Dudes

Ireland is to receive €1 309 313 in the latest funding round from the EU’s school Fruit and Vegetables Scheme. In Ireland, this money goes to support the very successful Food Dudes scheme which is rolled out across Irish primary schools and aims to get young children to try new fruits and vegetables. The Scheme […]

Folklore and local history from Co. Tipperary Schools’ Collection now available on www.duchas.ie

The Schools’ Collection, an important component of the National Folklore Collection, UCD, contains the folklore material recorded by pupils between 1937 and 1939. It consists of over half a million pages recorded by around 50,000 primary school pupils in the 26 counties. Material from the Schools’ Collection has been published on an ongoing basis on […]

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