News

Lough Derg RNLI launched to assist 4 people on a 35ft cruiser with fuel problems above the Goat Road on the eastern shore of Lough Derg

June 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Earlier this evening, Friday June 11, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist four people on a 35ft cruiser with fuel problems. The vessel was reported to be near Navigation Mark F, north of the Goat Road on the Tipperary shore.    At 5.05pm the lifeboat Jean Spier launched with helm Owen Cavanagh, Eleanor Hooker, Joe O’Donoghue and Chris Parker on board. The winds were westerly, Force 3/4. Visibility was good.   At 5.20pm, the lifeboat located the vessel just off the navigation channel above the Goat Road. All passengers on board were safe and unharmed... [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

Ian Mac Aonghusa represents Tipperary in TG4 series

June 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

TG4 in partnership with the Creative Ireland Programme of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg 2021 with a new creative series for children Cruthaím. Pic: Ian Mac Aonghusa Cruthaím highlights the talent of young Irish speakers across the country and in Gaeltacht areas and their unique creative processes. One young Irish speaker from each county and a representative from the diaspora of Irish speakers showcase their creativity in the series of videos that are broadcast on Cúla4’s YouTube channel. Young people are given a voice and... [Read the full story]

Events

Bealtaine Festival brings arts celebrations to nursing homes this Friday

May 20, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Nursing homes will be celebrating the creative talents of residents this coming Friday, 21st May, through the inaugural National Arts in Nursing Homes Day. The initiative is part of Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival and is taking place in partnership with Nursing Homes Ireland. Anne O’Loughlin Brown Nursing home residents have been busy creating artworks to display as part of exhibitions that will be taking place to collectively celebrate the artistic talents of nursing home residents and the intrinsic role the arts achieve in providing health and therapeutic benefits to our nursing... [Read the full story]

Sports

Inland Fisheries Ireland opens 2021 Sponsorship Programme

June 11, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Inland Fisheries Ireland is launching its Sponsorship Programme for 2021 this week and is open for applications at 9am this Friday, 11th of June from organisers of eligible angling events and initiatives nationwide. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded funding to 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019, resulting in an investment of €30,000 to support novice anglers and angling tourism in Ireland. Newport sea angling club3 Due to public health guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sponsorship Programme... [Read the full story]

Business

Tipperary Business Awards deadline extended to June 18th

June 8, 2021 · Leave a Comment 

Michelle Aylward, CEO of the County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce has announced an extension of two weeks to the deadline of the Tipperary Business Awards. Online applications will be accepted at www.countytipperarychamber.com until Friday, 18th of June. The extension granted by the County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce is a public acknowledgement of all the hard work that so many County Tipperary businesses have been putting in behind the scenes in recent weeks to get their businesses reopened in line with public health guidelines. The Tipperary Business Awards deadline for applications has... [Read the full story]

News

Lough Derg RNLI launched to assist 4 people on a 35ft cruiser with fuel problems above the Goat Road on the eastern shore of Lough Derg

Earlier this evening, Friday June 11, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist four people on a 35ft cruiser with fuel problems. The vessel was reported to be near Navigation Mark F, north of the Goat Road on the Tipperary shore.    At 5.05pm the lifeboat Jean Spier launched with...

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Tipperary Grower Welcomes First Strawberries of the Season

Strawberries – the taste of summer, packed full of nutritional goodness!   #CelebrateStrawberrySeason #BestInSeason As we mark the arrival of summer, Ireland’s strawberry growers welcome one of the nation’s favourite summer fruits, the delicious strawberry. The ‘Celebrate Strawberry Season’ campaign...

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Give the gift of freedom this Father’s Day with the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’ from Irelandhotels.com

With hospitality opening back up and most of us ready with bags packed eager to rediscover all that Ireland has to offer, what a thoughtful way to show your love this Father’s Day than with a ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’?   With so many missed celebrations to make up and plan for the ‘Go Anywhere Gift Card’...

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Funding available in 2021 for angling projects and events in Tipperary

Inland Fisheries Ireland is launching its Sponsorship Programme for 2021 this week and is open for applications at 9am this Friday, 11th of June from suitable angling events and initiatives in Tipperary and nationwide. The programme, which is one of the main funding mechanisms of Inland Fisheries Ireland, awarded...

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Complaints about public services remain high despite pandemic

Complaints to Ombudsman Peter Tyndall about public services, such as those provided by government departments, local authorities and the HSE, remained high in 2020 despite the pandemic. The Ombudsman received 3,418 complaints from the public last year, a drop of 6% from the 2019 figures, but the highest number...

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