Kenny Slams rural TD’s for short term electoral gain over Rural development and jobs

There was much speculation about a rise in carbon tax in the lead up to yesterday’s budget, so it has come as a surprise to many that the Government did not introduce it. Earlier this week, Tipperary Energy Agency Chief Executive Paul Kenny urged the Government not to waste the opportunity for a strong carbon […]

ALONE Bucket Listers Get Inked To Fight Ageism

ALONE, who support older people to age at home, partnered with The Ink Factory to provide five ALONE older people who use ALONE services with tattoos today. As part of the Bucket Listers campaign, participants are fighting the stigma surrounding ageing while raising awareness and funds for ALONE’s work.   The campaign was sparked by […]

Energy in Agriculture 2018 – Right on time for farmers to take advantage of energy to boost profits

The countdown is on for the hugely popular Energy in Agriculture event which takes place in Gurteen College on Tuesday 21st August and the timing is just right for farmers thinking about reducing costs in what has been a difficult year as well as those considering diversification into renewable energy projects and boosting profitability on their […]

How To Save On Farm Costs And Make Environmental Improvements – IFA

Next Tuesday, April 10th, Smart Farming will host an important seminar focusing on ways to reduce farm bills by €5,000 and enhance the environment.   Smart Farming is a voluntary resource efficiency programme led by IFA in conjunction with the EPA.   As well as speakers from Teagasc, UCD and SEAI, the seminar will hear […]

Birdhill Businessman Voices Support For Governments Project Ireland 2040 Plan

A leading industry figure – McHale Plant Sales director, Michael McHale – has written to Government praising them for the priority which has been given to infrastructural investment and development in the recently published ‘Project Ireland 2040’ national planning framework plan. Stressing that good infrastructure is ‘a hallmark of a successful, modern economy’, McHale said […]

Funding Available To Community Groups For Energy Projects

Almost €6.5 million worth of energy upgrade work is coming to completion in Tipperary under the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s 2017 Better Energy Communities scheme. Tipperary Energy Agency is now calling on local community groups, sports facilities, private businesses and public sector organisations with potential energy efficiency upgrade projects for 2018 to get in […]

Make Savings Through Smart Farming At National Ploughing Championships

All farmers are invited to visit the Smart Farming Team at the IFA Stand during the National Ploughing Championships next week to find out how they could make savings of up to €5,000 thorough the cost savings programme. IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney said the programme offers an important double dividend, with the potential to […]

Tipperary On Track To Achieve 33% Energy Reduction Target By 2020

Tipperary County Council has signed up to an energy partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to adopt cost saving and efficiency measures to ensure its energy consumption is reduced in line with the 2020 public sector energy efficiency target of 33%. The partnership programme helps public bodies to save money, improve the […]

National Sustainable Transport And Business Conference In Thurles

Sustainable technology in the transport sector and business in general has provided for significant savings on costs and improvements in efficiency. The National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference takes place in LIT, Thurles on May 25th. Potential opportunities for your business together with Case Studies which showcase the successful implementation of Sustainable Business and Transport […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland signs up to save energy with SEAI

Inland Fisheries Ireland has officially signed up to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) Partnership Programme which helps integrate energy management into public sector organisations. As an environmental agency, Inland Fisheries Ireland is committed to improving energy efficiency for the benefit of the environment and the organisation and this partnership will provide a strong […]

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