Arts Council led ‘Creative Schools’ initiative to reach more schools across Tipperary

From this month, pupils at eight more schools in Tipperary will join existing schools from across the county to begin their ‘Creative Schools’ journey. The additional schools chosen to participate in this initiative, from September 2019, are Christian Brothers Primary School, Christians Brother High School, Monard National School, Scoil Mochaomhog Naofa, St. Kevin’s National School […]

SNA allocations for Tipperary schools are heading in the wrong direction – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said the latest publication by The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) on the number of Special Needs Assistant (SNA) posts for Co. Tipperary are broadly disappointing, even if some schools have received additional minor increases in SNA hours. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the NCSE released the data for […]

Tipperary schools awarded Green Flag for water conservation

Schools honoured for work under the Water theme, sponsored by Irish Water, at the An Taisce Green-School Awards 2019 Tipperary students were honoured for their efforts in promoting water conservation and awareness at the An Taisce Green-Schools regional awards in Kilkenny this week. The six Tipperary schools were amongst 119 schools nationwide receiving a Green […]

Tipperary Pupils Hear Fitness Message

Four Tipperary schools recently hosted visits from Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton at which some 480 pupils heard the message that physical fitness and healthy eating go hand-in-hand and should begin at an early age. The participating schools were Carrig National School, Ballycommon, St. Mary’s Convent Primary School (both Nenagh); Holy Trinity NS, Fethard and […]

Tipperary Schools encouraged to enter Ireland’s Best Young Food Entrepreneur Search

€5,000 prize pot up for grabs…   GIY and Cully & Sully are on the search for Ireland’s next best young food entrepreneurs and are encouraging secondary school students across the country to register for the ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition before the registration deadline of March 14th 2018.   ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing […]

Lack Of Inhalers In Tipperary Schools Could Cost A Life

 As over 6,500 asthmatic children return to school in Tipperary, the Asthma Society has warned that every school should have an asthma inhaler in their first aid kit in case of an emergency. However, two years after a new scheme was put in place by then Minister for Health Leo Varadkar TD not a single […]

186 Tipperary Schools to receive €1.2 million in ICT Funding

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the news that 186 Primary and Post Primary schools in County Tipperary are set to receive almost €1.2 million as part of a €30 million investment in ICT infrastructure grants from the Department of Education. Deputy McGrath went on to say that the investment must be seen as an […]

Three Tipperary Schools Among Winning Entries of Green-Schools Water Award Winners

Winning schools achieve up to 67% reduction in water usage through a Joint An Taisce EEU and Irish Water Initiative Coláiste Phobal Ros Cré take home prize for Southern Region’s Secondary School of the Year John Carey of Coláiste Dún Iascaigh, Cahir wins Green-Schools Irish Water Poster Competition for Southern Region Leanne Donegan & Constance […]

Two Tipperary schools shortlisted for Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards #BGESTA

Two Tipperary schools have been shortlisted in this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. Scoil Angela, Ursuline Primary in Thurles have been shortlisted in the Best Musical Number Category for their performance of ‘Naughty’ in the play ‘Think!’. While Presentation Secondary School also from Thurles have been shortlisted in the Best Overall School Musical […]

Pupils from Tipperary receive their awards for the annual Scríobh Leabhar project

Pupils from counties Tipperary, Kilkenny and Kildare gathered today (Friday May 18th) in the Watershed Leisure Centre, Kilkenny to receive their awards for the annual Scríobh Leabhar project. They were among the 1000s of primary school pupils throughout the island of Ireland who were inspired again this year to use their creative skills and compose, […]

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