Community Power Open Day at Templederry Community Owned Wind Farm

On Sunday 2nd February Templederry Community Wind Farm, Ireland’s only community owned wind farm, is holding an open day to show communities around the country how they can set up their own solar and wind farms.  It is an exploration of the challenges, opportunities and financial rewards available. The day is being organised by Community […]

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

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 […]

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. The REA Average House Price […]

What makes a House a Home? Check out these Weird and Wonderful Homes around the World

We are familiar with various TV programmes showcasing some amazing homes and unbelieveable renovations. We either sit back looking in sheer awe at these magnificent homes or scratch our heads in bewilderment wondering what the attraction is to the inhabitants.   There is no doubt about it, everybody has their own unique tastes and desires […]

Details of the new proposed housing development at Mitchel St, Thurles confirmed by Deputy Michael Lowry

Deputy Michael Lowry confirm details of the new proposed housing development at Mitchel St, Thurles.  The proposal is to deliver a Residential affordable housing development of 122 houses with an investment of 34 million Euro. The proposal is to deliver a new Residential community and the proposed name for the scheme is “Brú na Manach”, […]

Seminar focuses on supporting the social enterprise sector

The Department of Education at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) recently hosted a seminar exploring the role of higher education in supporting the emerging social enterprise sector in Dunhill Multi-Education Centre, Co Waterford. WIT offers a level 7 Certificate in Social Enterprise Management commencing in January 2020 and the seminar, supported by the National Forum […]

Power to the People! Tipperary Communities Take New Step to Tackle Climate Change

  Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) is taking a new step to tackle climate change with the appointment of Derry O Donnell as Development Coordinator. Derry will be engaging with and recruiting new energy communities and promoting Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier ‘Community Power’, who are part-funders of the role.   A native of […]

Cahir named National Category Winner at 2019 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards – Nenagh named Regional Runner Up

Cahir was announced as the National Category Winner for towns of its size at this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards, taking home a trophy and a cash prize of €13,000. In addition, Nenagh was announced as a Regional Runner Up in its size category, receiving a cash prize fund of €2,000.   The annual […]

Cashel allocated funding through new €15.5m Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns Scheme

Cashel in Co. Tipperary will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop its potential as a tourism ‘destination town’.   The funding has been allocated through Tipperary County Council as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority.   The Destination Towns project in Cashel will […]

What annual leave are Irish workers entitled to over Christmas? – advice by Alan Price, CEO and HR expert at BrightHR

As the festive season approaches, workers across Ireland will be looking forward to spending some quality time at home with their friends and family. While most staff will be entitled to enjoy some time off over Christmas, this will differ depending on their employer’s approach and their contractual terms.   Three public holidays span the […]

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