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

Having won the hearts of audiences in The Young Offenders, Shane Casey is set to perform in his self-penned play inspired by his time as a tradesman ‘Wet Paint’.   Casey’s presence as the simultaneously menacing and hilarious Billy Murphy in The Young Offenders is one of the undisputed highlights of Peter Foott’s hit film […]

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

Application Process for 2020 is now open   Today, the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and the Madden family announced a further two-year extension to the internationally acclaimed Jim Madden Leadership Programme. The Jim Madden Programme is a bespoke leadership and development programme for county players from hurling, football, camogie and ladies football to help them […]

Agri–Environment Conference focusses on Biodiversity, Water Quality and Reducing Emissions

Agriculture is currently facing a number of environmental challenges relating to biodiversity, water quality and reducing both greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions. That was the clear message at the National Agri–Environment conference, organised by Teagasc, which took place in Tullamore, County Offaly, on Thursday, 17 October. Pat Murphy, Head of the Teagasc Environment Knowledge Transfer […]

ESB Networks reminds residents to remain vigilant and ask for identification

ESB Networks is aware that individuals are fraudulently calling to homes in areas of County Limerick and County Tipperary purporting to be staff from the company. ESB Networks is aware of some incidents where individuals are asking to assess trees on properties and subsequently stealing items. Other incidents involve cutting trees and then requesting cash […]

Ifac encourages Tipperary farming parents to face up to cost of third level education

Current estimated financial burden at €40k per student   Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm, is urging farming parents in Tipperary to take steps now to save for their children’s third level education costs.   The estimated cost per year is around €10k per student. This is made up of a mandatory student contribution […]

Fostering Information Events in Nenagh and Clonmel

Have you always had an interest in becoming a foster carer but didn’t know where to get the right information? If so, come along to one of our information events with Fostering First Ireland in the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh on Tuesday 22nd October from 6pm to 8pm or in Clonmel Community Resource Centre, Kickham […]

Researchers at WIT to lead European project to tackle student stress

Researchers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have secured funding of almost €300,000 to lead a two year pan-European research project ‘Student Stress Training e-Mobile Management (SSTeMM)’. Research over the last five years and recent news reports have highlighted that there is a rise in problems of mental wellbeing amongst people attending college, and the […]

Bord na Móna ‘in the business of climate action’, details investment in Green Economy and Just Transition Plans

Investment in renewable energy development, new business projects, waste recycling and resource recovery of over €1.6 billion over next ten years* Almost 100 new direct jobs and over 150 indirect jobs will be created in the development of renewable energy assets and new recycling operations by 2023. Waste recycling and resource recovery to create approximately […]

Two volunteers from Tipperary attend national Foróige Volunteers Conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Roscommon last weekend, 11th-13th October 2019, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference.   Pat O Meara and Andrew Barrett attended from Tipperary. Foróige has over 6,500 volunteers working in its 650 clubs, 160 projects and programmes, including Leadership for Life; Be Healthy […]

Tricks and Treats to help parents survive family road trips this mid-term break

Research by Carzone reveals that over a third of parents find family road trips stressful   As the mid-term break comes upon us, many families across the country will be planning a road trip ahead of the Halloween break. A recent survey by Carzone, Ireland’s Trusted Motoring Marketplace, found that over a third (35%) of […]

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