Lough Derg RNLI launched to assist 2 people on a 27ft cruiser reported to be in difficulty due to the rough weather conditions

At 2.18pm this afternoon, Thursday September 24, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist 2 people on a 27ft cruiser suffering engine trouble in the rough weather conditions. The cruiser was reported to be one nautical mile north of Illaunmor.   At 2.35pm the lifeboat Jean Spier launched with helm […]

Tipperary GAA Scene

PRO Joe Bracken FBD INSURANCE TIPPERARY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS Through late spring and early summer prospects looked desolate and bleak on the 2020 GAA landscape, but the horizon gradually drew nearer and clearer as a pathway had been signalled for the resumption of games. In the interests of safety, tough decisions had to be made with […]

How Tipperary Communities Can Benefit from the Energy Transition – Online Meeting 22nd September

Community activists and volunteers are invited to a web-meeting entitled “The Energy Transition – How Your Community Can Benefit” on Tuesday September 22nd from 7.30-9pm. This online event will be an introduction for community groups interested in developing local energy projects. Participants can find out what help there is for groups under the SEAI Sustainable […]

National Lottery Good Causes Fund supported over 210 community projects in Tipperary in 2018 & 2019

Data revealed by the National Lottery has shown how it continues to make a big impact on towns and communities right across Ireland, including Co. Tipperary. The study found that over 210 Good Causes projects were supported in Tipperary in 2018 and 2019. Approximately 91% of revenue generated by the National Lottery goes back into […]

Lough Derg RNLI appeals to businesses to be local lifesaving ambassadors in their community

Lough Derg RNLI is appealing to businesses in the community to become RNLI local ambassadors by sharing key water safety advice to help keep people safe.   On average, 175 people lose their life around the coast of Ireland and the UK each year. Tragically, these deaths are accidental. But together, the RNLI and the […]

New 2020 Apprenticeship programme launched in Iarnród Éireann

Iarnród Éireann is looking for its latest intake of apprentices, across a range of roles including Apprentice Fitter, Apprentice Motor Mechanic and Apprentice Electrician. The roles will be located in Dublin, Drogheda, Limerick and Portlaoise, and applications should be submitted by 24th July 2020 – full details on applications, education requirements and competencies needed are available […]

Tipperary PPN launch their new website

Tipperary PPN are delighted to announce the launch of their new website www.ppntipperary.ie   The Tipperary PPN (Public Participation Network) is a collective of all the community, voluntary, social inclusion, and environmental groups in Tipperary. It was established in 2014, following the Local Government and reform act 2014. It has nearly 1000 members and a […]

Home Retrofits Key to Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) has said that one of the best ways to prepare for the post covid-19 economic recovery is to scale up retrofitting schemes around the country as soon as it is safe for work to begin on such projects. Since forming in 2012 ECTC has overseen the investment of €10.2 million […]

County Tipperary Community Spirit is Alive & Well!

Throughout this new life-changing situation we find ourselves in, like many county organisations, the Tipperary Public Participation Network (TPPN) is doing huge work behind closed doors. It isn’t an easy time for any organisation (or, of course, anybody) as we adapt to new ways of thinking & working, almost on a daily basis. There are, […]

Tipperary to receive €81,831 as part of “Community Call” initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Tipperary to receive €81,831 as part of “Community Call” initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today launched a €2.5 million fund to support community and voluntary groups involved in the delivery of COVID-19 community response efforts. The COVID-19 Emergency Fund, will provide immediate and urgently […]

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