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 […]

Dáithí Ó Sé Invites Tipperary To Tea To Mark 25th Anniversary Of Alzheimer’s Tea Day Campaign

RTÉ and Rose of Tralee presenter, Dáithí Ó Sé, is calling on the nation to host a Tea Day in aid of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI). Alzheimer’s Tea Day, the charity’s largest annual fundraising campaign, was launched today in The Maryborough House Hotel, Cork and takes place on Thursday 2nd May, 2019. The […]

Tipperary GAA Scene

PRO Joe Bracken ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE Tipperary’s involvement in this year’s Allianz hurling league ended following a third one-point loss in the current campaign, this time at the hands of Dublin, 1-21 to 0-23 in the quarter-final in Semple Stadium last Saturday. Unfortunately, Tipp never got to the heights of the previous week’s performance though […]

Agricultural Students do a day of volunteering in St. Anne’s Residential Service, Roscrea

17 Students and four staff from Gurteen Agricultural College partnered with the Tipperary Volunteer Centre for a volunteering initiative recently. They volunteered a full day of their time to help transform the exterior and internal courtyard of the Villa’s at St. Anne’s Residential Service in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.   The students and their lecturers descended […]

The Mná Na hÉireann Fund Launched

Social Innovation Fund Ireland, in partnership with Bank of America and the Department of Rural and Community Development, are delighted to officially launch the Mná na hÉireann, Women of Ireland Fund. Pictured L-R: Deirdre Mortell, CEO, Social Innovation Fund Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD,  Anne Finucane, Chairman, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Europe and Vice Chairman, […]

Christy Moore opens up in revealing new interview

In an in-depth new interview with Ruairí McKiernan on the Love and Courage podcast the legendary folk singer discusses the loss of his father at a young age, receiving hate mail, songs, spirituality, sobriety, and why he’s determined to do more for the planet.   Folk singer and musician Christy Moore, once named ‘Ireland’s greatest […]

Almost €35,000 raised for Tipperary charities through Bank of Ireland Give Together initiative

Bank of Ireland staff raised €34,860 for charitable causes in Tipperary in 2018 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together. The charity programme gives Bank of Ireland colleagues throughout Ireland the chance to lend support to their chosen charities or causes through fundraising and volunteering. In total, just over €1.45 million was […]

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