News

NGOs call on the next Government to radically transform the Global Fashion Industry

January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

World Vision Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network have joined forces with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) to call on the next government to radically transform the fashion industry. The coalition group is calling on Irish and EU leaders to take urgent action and put restrictions on the global fast fashion industry, to make it more eco-friendly. The coalition said that more clothing is being produced, consumed, and thrown away than ever before, putting immense pressure on our planet and the industry’s 60 million-strong global workforce. “The textile industry is one of the biggest... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary GAA Scene 14th January 2020

January 15, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

PRO Joe Bracken AIB CLUB HURLING ALL-IRELAND FINAL After a long and successful county and provincial campaign Borris-Ileigh head to Croke Park on Sunday next, January 19th, to take on Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) in the AIB Club Hurling All-Ireland Final at 2pm. Displaying terrific attitude and determination in their games to date, the support of the county will be with Borris-Ileigh as they look to emulate the team of 1987 that won the Tommy Moore Cup. We send best wishes to the club and management on Sunday. The referee will be Colm Lyons (Cork). ANDREW CORDEN CUP The Tipperary U20 football... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Will the Midland’s become Ireland’s Rust Belt? New TG4 documentary ‘Gan Fód’ finds out

January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Tabú – Gan Fód Wednesday 5th February 9.30pm, TG4 ‘Gan Fód’ is a one-hour documentary for TG4 that tells the story of a changing Ireland and of our unique relationship with the bog. We ask what matters more people and jobs or sustainability and the environment? By 2027 Bord na Móna will cease peat harvesting. But with Climate change on everyone’s mind and Ireland facing massive fines with carbon tax this has been brought forward to 2020. With a “just transition” leaving workers in limbo, what does this actually mean for the 1,500 employees that are left? Set up... [Read the full story]

Events

Community Wellbeing Vision being developed for Nenagh Municipal District

January 7, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

The Tipperary PPN (Public Participation Network) is a collective of all the community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental groups in Tipperary. Established in 2014, the PPN provides the community voice on Tipperary County Council committees and other boards /committees across the county structure. It also runs training courses for member groups and shares information about funding and activities. Tipperary PPN is very excited to be part of the community wellbeing project. We are currently running community meetings in each Municipal district. What do we need for the wellbeing of the community... [Read the full story]

Sports

More Funding for Irish Sport is a Win for Everyone

October 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

“diversity” (CC BY 2.0) by istolethetv   Ireland is set to become sportier than ever thanks to new funding from the government. Part of Project Ireland 2040, the extra cash will go to improving sport across the country and developing world-class facilities for athletes. According to Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, the aim is to help the country’s elite improve their training and achieve success on the world stage. For former Olympic gold medallist Michael Carruth, the funding will be crucial for Ireland’s boxing stars. As a champion in the sport’s welterweight division,... [Read the full story]

Business

Tipperary food and drink producers invited to ‘Grow with Aldi’

January 23, 2020 · Leave a Comment 

Aldi is seeking applications from Tipperary’s small to medium food and drink producers to take part in the 2020 ‘Grow with Aldi’ supplier development programme, giving them the opportunity to be listed in Aldi stores nationwide.   Last year’s six overall ‘Grow with Aldi’ winners were on hand today to announce that Aldi is seeking applications from small to medium-sized food and drink producers across Ireland to develop market-ready products for sale nationwide. The programme has delivered over €2m in sales for the Grow with Aldi suppliers over the last 2 years. Pictured are (back... [Read the full story]

News

NGOs call on the next Government to radically transform the Global Fashion Industry

World Vision Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network have joined forces with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) to call on the next government to radically transform the fashion industry. The coalition group is calling on Irish and EU leaders to take urgent action and put restrictions on the global fast fashion...

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Calling all election candidates – avoid political jargon and use plain English

With the general election set for Saturday 8 February, we will be hearing a lot more about fresh mandates, manifestos, swing voters, fiscal space, building an Ireland for all and a future to look forward to – but not before the Government is dissolved – just like an aspirin! In response to all this jargon, we...

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Local authority environmental enforcement activities are increasing, but challenges remain in waste, farm and air quality inspections

Local authorities increased environmental enforcement activities in 2018 and met their overall performance target. Further improvements are required in aspects of their enforcement work and local authorities need to: make sure waste is segregated at source by businesses and householders to improve recovery; improve...

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innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools

innocent’s ‘Big Grow’ is back, recruiting a whole new bunch of the littlest veggie growers with the mission to help kids to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables. Now in its 9th year, innocent will once again partner with the growing experts at GIY and give primary school kids the chance to grow their own tasty...

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Tipperary house prices to rise 3% in 2020 – REA survey

The price of the average three-bed semi in County Tipperary is expected to rise by 3% in the next 12 months, according to a survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Prices in the county rose by 5.1% to €171,500 in 2019 – with 0.1% growth between September and December. REA sign The REA Average House Price...

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GAA

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Tipperary GAA Scene 4th December 2019

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Super Sunday coming up on TG4, with THREE games in full!

TG4 have today announced a Super Sunday of AIB Club Championship action on December...


Tipperary GAA Scene 19th November

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Tipperary GAA Scene

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Tipperary GAA Scene 5th November

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Tipperary GAA Scene

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Tipperary Energy Agency Sponsor Moyne Templetuohy GAA

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Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) to benefit from further two year extension to the “Jim Madden Leadership Programme”

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Tipperary GAA Scene 15th October

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Entertainment

Will the Midland’s become Ireland’s Rust Belt? New TG4 documentary ‘Gan Fód’ finds out

Tabú – Gan Fód Wednesday 5th February 9.30pm, TG4 ‘Gan Fód’...


Borrisoleigh Cows wondering who is going to milk them if the lads win on Sunday

Borrisoleigh cows, who did not wish to be identified, are concerned over who will...


Green Guru Michael Kelly shares tips on how we can all enjoy a Greener Christmas

Founder of GIY Michael Kelly along with Muireann Ní Chíobháin have a new book...


The European Parliament declares climate emergency

Commission must ensure all proposals are aligned with 1.5 °C target EU should...


Climate Emergency Declared at European Level – Grace O’Sullivan MEP

Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan has today welcomed news that a resolution declaring...


The ULTIMATE Bon Jovi Tribute on their way to The Source! Slippery When Wet

The seats are coming out and the lights are going down for the ultimate gig night...


National Restaurant Voucher Launched Today!

The Restaurants Association of Ireland have today launched the RAI Gift Voucher....


How Triumphant Grand Prix In Phoenix Park Helped Nascent Irish Free State To Emerge On The International Circuit

New book tells incredible story of WT Cosgrave’s ambitious plan to use motor racing...


Some Frighteningly Fantastic and Ghoulish Goings-On in Limerick this Halloween #HalloweenInLimerick

If you fancy some Frighteningly Fantastic Family Fun or Ghoulish Goings-On for Grown-ups...


ConTempo Quartet at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

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Gourmet Cuisine: Where to Find it in Tipperary

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Saves lives yet chokes our oceans. PLASTIC tours nationally with Science Gallery from October 25th

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Shane Casey from Young Offenders to perform own play Wet Paint in The Source Thurles

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