Why Have Timber And Wood Imports Surpassed €1 Billion In Under 3 Years – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Andrew Doyle, to clarify why Ireland has had to import over 1 million 840 thousand tonnes of timber and crude wood materials since 2015. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a Parliamentary Question addressed to the Department of Taoiseach revealed […]

Quarter Of A Million Child Abuse Referrals Since 2011 – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described the numbers of children being referred to child protection services for abuse as horrific and deeply disturbing. Deputy McGrath was speaking after information he obtained through a Parliamentary Question to the Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, revealed over 248 thousand referrals across all categories of abuse, including physical and […]

New Restrictions On Farm Tractors Are Grossly Unfair And Out Of Touch – Mattie McGrath18-

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said the farming community has been left stunned by the decision of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to implement new measures regulating the NCT rules for farm tractors. Deputy McGrath was speaking after it was confirmed that the RSA will now force tractors with a capacity greater or equal to […]

Tipperary To Raise Funds For Vital Work Of The Simon Community

Pyjama parties, bake sales, fancy dress and funky hair styles, it’s that time of year again at Peter Mark! The annual Petermarkathon fundraiser is back and coming to Peter Mark Market Place Clonmel, Tipperary from Friday 27th – Monday 30th October 2017. This year, the Peter Mark team aim to raise much needed funds for The Simon Community […]

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

Munster Ladies Football Club Championship Senior B Championship Final Best wishes to Cahir who will play Ballymacarbry (Waterford) in the Munster Senior B Club Championship Final next weekend at a venue and time to be confirmed. Check the Tipp Ladies Football web site for details, www.tipperaryladiesfootball.ie Intermediate Championship Quarter Final Congratulations to Clonmel Commercials who […]

Invest Now For Better Times Ahead – Tipp Firm Advises

Birdhill-based quarry machinery distributor McHale Plant Sales has advised quarry owners to take advantage of the current situation within the market to gear their operations for the expected growth that lies ahead. Predicting that the quarry sector is on the verge of full recovery following the flat growth of the past two years, its managing […]

Change Of Date And Venue For Johnny Ryan Cup

COUNTY HURLING LEAGUE The Division 1 final of the Tipperary Water County Hurling league throws in at 4:30pm on Saturday next, October 21st, in The Ragg where Borris-Ileigh and Drom-Inch meet to decide the destination of the Johnny Ryan Cup; extra time will be played if required.

Tipperary GAA Scene

By PRO Joe Bracken SENIOR FOOTBALL COUNTY FINAL In the top billing fixture played last weekend, congratulations go to Clonmel Commercials on winning their 17th county senior title as they defeated a spirited Killenaule side to take the honours in the Tipperary Water County Senior Football Championship Final 2-9 to 0-8 before an attendance of […]

Early Detection Improving Survival Rates For Breast Cancer

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on all women in Tipperary to become aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer during breast cancer awareness month this October. The five year survival rate for breast cancer patients in Ireland is currently at 85% and the Society says early detection of the disease is a key factor […]

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 […]

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