News

Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions drop by 6.4 percent in 2020

April 15, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

In 2020, greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies – covered by the EU Emissions Trading Scheme – fell by 6.4 per cent. Emissions decreased by 8.4 per cent from the electricity generation sector, due to more renewable energy and less fossil fuels. The overall decrease in industrial emissions is 3.5 per cent, with the cement industry emissions decreasing and increases recorded for the dairy and pharmachem sectors. Greenhouse gas emissions from aviation decreased by 63 per cent compared to 2019, which reflects the significant impact of Covid-19. The EPA,... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 7th April

April 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Return to Play Last week the government announced plans and dates for a phased return for Senior Inter County training from April 19th and underage non-contact training from April 26th . The news gave a welcome lift to so many people from players to supporters, parents and coaches. We can all now begin to see some light at the end of the tunnel and hopefully it will mean that GAA pitches from Lorrha to Carrick on Suir and from Solohead to Gortnahoe will soon welcome back all our young players who are eagerly awaiting the reopening of their club grounds. However, we must all now play our part to... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Síle Seoige – talks openly about miscarriage in TG4 documentary

April 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Síle Seoige: Deireadh Tochta TG4 Wednesday April 7th 9.30pm Síle Seoige explores the grief, hopes, fears, and frustrations of those who have gone through miscarriage and sets out to put an end to the culture of silence and stigma around this terrible loss that is experienced by so many. In this hour-long authored documentary, broadcaster and mother Síle Seoige meets with women, couples, doctors and service providers in an effort to investigate the medical, emotional, psychological, and sociological elements of miscarriage, to help society understand it better. In 2019, Síle decided to... [Read the full story]

Events

People of Tipp Invited to Féile Bríde Online Event

February 2, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

The start of February is traditionally a time of new hope and possibility. The ancient celebration of Imbolc, starting on Brigid’s Day, ushers in brighter days to come. For almost 30 years Irish peace and justice organisation Afri has been celebrating this time at the annual Féile Bríde event in Kildare. The event goes online this year meaning it’s more accessible than ever. Organisers are especially keen to extend an invitation to the people of Tipperary. The virtual event, which is free to attend, takes place from 3-5pm this coming Saturday February 6th and features a combination of inspirational... [Read the full story]

Sports

Niall Breslin launches ‘Marathon Mind’ exclusively available on Spotify Where Is My Mind? Podcast

March 2, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Today, Monday, March 1st, Niall Breslin launches a unique and ambitious project on the Where Is My Mind? podcast that will document the journey of four individuals as they train for one of the most testing of all endurance events, a Marathon.   In 2021, Niall, alongside a team of passionate professionals, will be coaching, training and mentoring four individuals to complete a 26.2 mile marathon. The aim of the series is to train the mind to make the body strong, not the other way around – and to invite listeners to join on their own journey, too. Previously, Niall undertook a similar... [Read the full story]

Business

Social entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding and support from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

March 25, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Just 2 weeks left to apply to SEI’s Ideas Academy or Impact Programme with total funding of €150,000 available Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is making €50,000 seed funding available through its Ideas Academy to individuals who have an innovative idea to solve a particular social problem and are looking to take the first steps from idea to action. A further €100,000 will be awarded through its Impact Programme. The funding is part of a suite of supports on offer to social entrepreneurs on its Ideas Academy and Impact Programme, which are both currently accepting applications. Participants... [Read the full story]

News

Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions drop by 6.4 percent in 2020

In 2020, greenhouse gas emissions from Irish power generation and industrial companies – covered by the EU Emissions Trading Scheme – fell by 6.4 per cent. Emissions decreased by 8.4 per cent from the electricity generation sector, due to more renewable energy and less fossil fuels. The overall decrease in...

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Ireland’s sporting Heroes inspiring young people on and off the Pitch!

During the recent pandemic lockdown, Irish schoolchildren attending DEIS schools were chosen to receive healthy eating food packs containing fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy. In addition to perishable and non-perishable provisions provided to DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) schools by the Department...

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EPA has started a 3-year project that will improve the level of air quality information

EPA has started a 3-year project that will improve the level of air quality information available to the public and policy makers in Ireland. LIFE EMERALD is part funded by the European Commission LIFE funding programme. The main objectives are: o  an operational 3-day ambient air quality forecast; o near...

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Inland Fisheries Ireland launches responsible outdoor recreation guide for anglers with Leave No Trace Ireland

 Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) in collaboration with Leave No Trace Ireland has launched an outdoor recreational guide for angling  nationwide based on the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace. Anglers are custodians of our natural fisheries resource and this leaflet is a short guide for anglers on how they can minimise...

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ALONE highlights the importance of physical movement to combat frailty among older people re-emerging into society

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, is highlighting the importance of physical movement for joint health in older people during National Arthritis Week, 12th – 18th of April 2021. ALONE is concerned about the physical, mental and social challenges that older people will face as they break their...

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GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 7th April

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Tipperary GAA Scene – January 27th 2021 Tipperary Minor Hurling Management

Paul Collins and his management team recently informed Tipperary County Board that...


Tipperary GAA Draw Results Friday 11th December 2020

Tipperary GAA Draw Results Friday 11th December 2020 Held in Lár na Pairce, Thurles live...


Tipperary GAA Scene

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Relive Tipp’s All Ireland glory and the best of 90’s hurling with “Réabhlóid GAA”

Réabhlóid GAA is a new one-hour documentary that tells the story of how hurling...


Tipperary GAA Scene 2nd December

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Tipperary GAA Scene 25th November 2020

PRO Joe Bracken MUNSTER SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL The near empty stadium...


Tipperary GAA Draw Results 20th November 2020

The Tipperary GAA Draw results held tonight in Lar Na Pairce live on Tipp FM. Congratulations to...


Tipperary GAA Scene

PRO Joe Bracken ALL-IRELAND SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP The elements at the LIT...


Tipperary GAA Scene

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Tipperary GAA Scene

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Unwrapping Ireland’s food waste: Bread is Ireland’s most wasted food, with 41% of people reporting they throw away bread

Food waste is an issue of high concern for Irish people and they are willing to...


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Entertainment

Síle Seoige – talks openly about miscarriage in TG4 documentary

Síle Seoige: Deireadh Tochta TG4 Wednesday April 7th 9.30pm Síle Seoige explores...


Shadowland features on Source Arts Centre’s ‘Tipperary on Film’ slot

The Source Arts Centre continues its ‘Tipperary On Film’ Programme this Wednesday...


Junior Eurovision is back! Applications are now open for 2021

Do you have a great singing voice? Are you between the ages of 9 and 14 years? This...


TG4 documentary on a rebranding mission to give Peig the mother of all make overs

“Seanabhean is ea mise anois go bhfuil cos léi insan uaigh is an chos eile ar...


Why Online Casinos are Growing in Popularity

The online casino industry is booming at the moment, and there are many factors playing...


Seven weekends of horseracing on TG4 in March and April

Irish horseracing will feature on TG4 for seven consecutive weekends as the channel...


The epic love story between Gráinne Mhaol and Richard in Iron Bourke explored in TG4 documentary

Scéalta Grá na hÉireann Gráinne Ní Mháille & Iron Richard Burke Wednesday...


New National Hunt Racing Series on TG4 – Laochra Na Rásaíochta

TG4 and Touchline Media are delighted to announce that a new horseracing series ‘Laochra...


Hollyford War Of Independence hero features in Source Arts Centre online Exhibition

An exhibition of photographs by renowned photographer Seamus Murphy is on display...


Offaly’s Johnny Pilkington to feature in TG4’s Laochra Gael

The definitive GAA sports series returns to TG4 this spring for a 19th series. The...


Ireland’s Water Quality Needs to be Better Protected – EPA

Just over half of Irish surface waters are in a satisfactory condition. Nutrient...


Tipperary Olympian Bob Tisdall featured in TG4 documentary

Tipperary Olympian Bob Tisdall featured in TG4 documentary Laochra Thar Lear...


Relive Tipp’s All Ireland glory and the best of 90’s hurling with “Réabhlóid GAA”

Réabhlóid GAA is a new one-hour documentary that tells the story of how hurling...


Major new famine documentary based on UCC book to screen on RTÉ

To mark the 175th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Irish Famine a major...


Former player becomes new presenter of TG4’s Peil na mBan Beo coverage

The TG4 Ladies Football Championship in association with the LGFA is back on...


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