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 […]

Reuse while staying Safe at Home

Tips for circular economy continuity during this time of uncertainty   All of us are coming to terms with the new reality of social distancing and getting to grips with how best to avoid contamination of ourselves and those around us. While we need to be vigilant about COVID-19 (coronavirus), we also need to find […]

Tipperary County Council to support local voluntary organisations providing assistance to vulnerable citizens during Covid-19

Community support helpline to be available from Wednesday 1st April – 0761 06 5000 At the request of Minister Eoghan Murphy TD, Tipperary County Council COVID- 19 Community Response Forum has been established to enable the coordination of a multi-agency response in the delivery of much needed services to vulnerable citizens across County Tipperary. In […]

Tipperary – ALONE receives more than 1,100 calls to helpline for older people in one day as cocooning measures are introduced

The organisation welcomes the support of Tipperary County Council in running its Local Authority practical support lines and reminds older people that staying at home doesn’t mean they will be alone   ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, received more than 1,100 calls to their COVID-19 helpline for older people on Saturday following the […]

Order of Malta mobilises volunteers to support HSE during COVID-19 emergency

The Order of Malta Ambulance Corps has announced that volunteers are now preparing to provide national support to the Health Service Executive (HSE) following the recent developments caused by COVID-19.   The Order of Malta is one of the largest providers of first aid and voluntary ambulance services in Ireland and is listed as a ‘Voluntary Emergency […]

Launch of 2020 Upperchurch-Drombane Historical Journal

The latest edition of the ever popular Upperchurch-Drombane Historical Journal is now on sale. It contains 168 pages of local history along with photos and an account of the happenings of note in the last year. The book was intended to be launched this year by local man Fr. Con Ryan of Atshanboy who has […]

Webinar to focus on Energy Democracy in Local Communities, so everyone has access to Community Power

An online webinar aimed at discussing how we can build energy democracy in local communities so that everyone has access to community power will be held on Tuesday, March 24th. Co-hosted by Tipperary Energy Agency and Friends of the Earth Ireland, the webinar will be free to join but places are limited so registration is […]

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