IFA Timber Price Survey Shows Stability

According to a survey of the prices of timber products completed from April – June the prices of timber products have shown no significant changes from the first quarter of the year.   Speaking about the stability in prices IFA Farm Forestry Chair Jason Fleming said:   “Timber prices have been stable in the first half […]

Davy Economic Report Forecasts ‘Rapid Growth’

According to a report by Davy, Ireland is on the verge of rapid economic growth. A broad-based acceleration of economic growth is expected with growth of national income to 4.5% in 2024 and 4.3% in 2025. Features of Davy’s new economic forecasts include Employment growth of 2% a year helped by Foreign Direct Investment, Lower […]

Rise of the Independent Consumer as Cost of Living Continues to Top the Agenda – EY Future Consumer Index

According to the latest EY Future Consumer Index the cost of living is still at the top of the pressures weighing on Irish consumers’ minds. Almost 62% of Irish households are extremely concerned about the cost of living, outweighing concerns around geopolitical conflict (39%), climate change (38%), personal finances (36%) and the economy (33%). The […]

IFA Challenges Dairy Processors to Increase May Milk Price

Dairy chair of the IFA Stephen Arthur has called on milk processors to increase the price they are paying to dairy farmers for their May milk supplies.  In his statement Mr. Arthur said: “Markets are improving, with the GDT this week showing an improvement of 1.7% on the last trade two weeks ago.  Butter is […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Beginning Birdwatching in Tipperary

Whether you live in a town or in the remote countryside, wildlife is everywhere, more specifically birds are everywhere. Birds can be spotted in the wildest grassland or in the busiest towns, you just have to know what to look for.  For anyone looking to immerse themselves in the hobby of birdwatching, the best place […]

Water Safety Warning issued in the run up to June Bank Holiday

The Coast Guard, Water Safety Ireland and the RNLI have issued a statement advising people of precautionary measures they should take around water over the Bank Holiday weekend.  This time of year tends to show an increase in incidents related to water-based activities. Members of the public are advised to follow the advice of these […]

Ireland To Hit 150 Million Containers Returned before Transition Deadline

“As of May 30th, Ireland has achieved its highest monthly total of over 75 million containers returned, more than February, March and April combined.”  June first will mark the start of an incoming change for the selling of drinks containers in this country. By this date, “only drinks containers displaying the Re –turn logo can […]

Tipperary receives €1,756,500 in funding for Housing Adaptation for Older People and Disabled People.

In a press release on the 30th of May, the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage an increase of 12% in funding for Housing Adaptation for Older People and Disabled People was announced. “€74.5m exchequer funding combined with local authority contribution ensures over €193 million available to deliver 13000 grants.”  “Housing Adaptation Grants for […]

Two Tipperary food producers selected to take part in this year’s Food Academy

Almost three-quarters (72%) of Irish people feel a greater sense of loyalty to local food products, according to a new survey carried out by SuperValu. This sentiment is particularly timely with the launch of this year’s Food Academy producers, emphasising the profound connection Irish people have with locally sourced food. Two Tipperary based producers, Nancy’s […]

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2024 finalists revealed

More than 200 nominations received – the highest ever in programme’s history 24 finalists collectively generating revenues of more than €700M and employing over 4,000 people     The finalists of the 2024 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland programme have been revealed today. The 24 shortlisted entrepreneurs span a range of sectors including consumer, […]

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