Public Participation Network (PPN) survey shows Community Groups under pressure due to rising insurance costs

The results of a survey carried out by Ireland’s Public Participation Networks which was published last week have highlighted the problems faced by community and voluntary organisations throughout the country. Tipperary PPN which has a membership of almost 1000 community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental groups based in Tipperary, was involved in conducting the survey. […]

What Do You Want Your Community To Look Like in 10 Years Time?

Community Wellbeing Vision being developed for Thurles, Templemore and Roscrea Area   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. It also runs training courses for member groups […]

Leaving Certificate Exam 2019 – Over 58,500 candidates receive results today

The State Examinations Commission (SEC) congratulates and wishes well for the future the candidates who sat the Leaving Certificate examination in 2019 and whose results issued today.  The statements of provisional results of this year’s examinations are available in schools today. From the earlier time of 10am this year, students who are not in a […]

High levels of Food Waste identified in Irish food businesses

Action to reduce food waste brings climate benefits and cuts costs – including potential savings of over €300M per year for Ireland’s hospitality sector. The EPA is hosting the 3rd Forum on Food Waste today, Wednesday 10th July, bringing together business and policy leaders from across the food supply chain. The theme of this year’s […]

Tipperary suicide prevention – call for a community-based approach

Suicide continues to be a major issue in Irish society, with latest figures suggesting approximately 400 deaths per year nationally with many more people attempting to take their own life. (Stats https://www.nsrf.ie/statistics/suicide/ ) The founder of one of Ireland’s leading suicide prevention charities says that while progress is being made, much more needs to be […]

What Do You Want Your Community To Look Like In 10 Years? Community Well Being Vision Being Developed In Cashel /Tipperary Municipal District

Let’s develop our vision for community wellbeing for the Cashel/ Tipperary Municipal District. Date: Wednesday, 29th May, 2019 Location: Kilfeacle Community Tennis Club E34 YP98 Time: 18:30- 21:00 – Registration from 18:00 Refreshments on arrival Community Well being Vision being developed in Cashel /Tipperary Municipal District, County Tipperary Tipperary PPN (Public Participation Network) are delighted […]

Tipperary County Winners announced in National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019

National awards seeks to celebrate “Ordinary people doing extraordinary things” Thurles Mental Health Association, Peake Villa FC, Youth Work Ireland Tipperary, Pilgrim Paths Ireland, Tipperary Excel Arts & Heritage Centre and the Irish Girl Guides are the six Tipperary clubs, community projects and organisations announced today as county winners in the National Lottery Good Causes […]

Tipperary will Celebrate National Volunteering Week 2019

PJ Gallagher – Comedian and RNLI volunteer – was on hand to launch this year’s National Volunteering Week campaign. National Volunteering Week 2019 takes place form 13th – 19th May. The Tipperary Volunteer Centre will be hosting events across the county celebrating volunteers and showing people how they can get involved.   “Volunteering is an […]

Last call for Tipperary community organisations, projects, charities and sports clubs to enter the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019

Community organisations, sports clubs and projects from Co. Tipperary and all over Ireland who benefitted from National Lottery Good Causes funding have just days to apply for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019, with the entry deadline coming this Friday, 29th March. This awards initiative, with a total prize fund of €95,000, honours the […]

Free community CPR training programme launched by Irish Heart Foundation

The Irish Heart Foundation has this week (Tuesday 19th March) launched a new free community CPR training programme, Hands for Life. The programme, which is supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, was launched in Dublin by heroic nurse Aoife McGivney who recently intervened and saved the life of a bus driver who was suffering a […]

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