Tipperary GPA and WGPA members invited to apply for share of €20k in postgraduate scholarships

The School of Business at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is inviting applications from Tipperary sportspeople for its graduate business scholarship programme for 2020/2021. These scholarships are open to members of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA). A total of five scholarships are on offer each worth €4,000 to recipients. […]

Imagine never escaping the lockdown: Irish Wheelchair Association asks people to get behind petition seeking greater Government support for people with disabilities

The Irish Wheelchair Association is asking people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities. Irish Wheelchair Association launched #NotMyIndependenceDay this week, a campaign to urge the new Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration to ensure that people with disabilities can live the life they choose, with independence. Josephine Kenny, Irish Wheelchair Association worker in Offaly said: “As […]

Fit to play – New App to help Tipperary sports clubs return to play safely and manage player welfare

A new app and software platform called Actimet has been launched, which will help Tipperary sports clubs to return to play safely after Covid 19. Actimet is a mobile app that simplifies coach and athlete communications by allowing athletes to enter subjective information such as their temperature, wellness, training effort, gym session effort, as review […]

Tipperary GAA Scene

PRO Joe Bracken TIPPERARY FBD INSURANCE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS Following on from the FBD Insurance Club fixture plan passed at last week’s Co. Management meeting, the first round dates and fixtures have been confirmed by Co. CCC and are outlined as follows, with football taking centre stage on the opening weekend of July 17/18/19. FBD Insurance […]

The packaging free shops market is on the rise, now it’s time for policy measures to support it

Zero Waste Europe releases the first ever European study on the current state of play and potential growth for the packaging free shops market. As statistics show, every European inhabitant produces 173 kg of packaging waste every year (1). The only way to address this problem is with waste prevention measures that stop packaging waste […]

Tipperary GAA Scene – Club Championships

PRO Joe Bracken TIPPERARY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS Following the welcome news of progress in opening up the country from the recent Covid-19 lock down, the following is an outline of the revised FBD Insurance Co. Tipperary Club Championship dates as ratified at Co. Management Meeting on Wednesday June 24th. The management committee put this plan in […]

Over 9,774 people who have both asthma and hayfever in Tipperary advised to take precautions during “Pollen Season” to avoid potentially fatal asthma attack

The Asthma Society of Ireland has officially launched its annual Hayfever Campaign for the 9,774, people who have both asthma and hayfever in Tipperary. The Asthma Society’s Hayfever Campaign includes the Pollen Tracker, kindly supported by Dyson, providing daily updates of pollen levels across the four provinces, and also predictions of pollen levels for the […]

Macra na Feirme: new government must act on farm income, jobs, and climate

Macra na Feirme welcomes the parties’ decision to enter government today but warns that this government must deliver for young people. “We are happy to finally have a government form but we insist that the new government make young people a priority. This government needs to make sure that any economic downturn does not force […]

Average Tipperary house prices fall 0.8% in past three months – REA survey

Despite fears of a downturn in the market during the Covid-19 crisis, the price of a three-bedroomed semi-detached house across Tipperary fell by just 0.8% over the past three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Clonmel and Nenagh saw a dip in average prices this quarter of 0.3% and […]

Fáilte Ireland welcomes Rural Regeneration and Development Fund allocation to Beara Breifne Way

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the announcement made by the Department of Rural and Community Development on Thursday, 25 June 2020 that the Beara Breifne Way will benefit from the final Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. The Beara Breifne Way will receive €300,000 in funding from the programme.   The allocation is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund which is funded under Project Ireland 2040. […]

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