2022 New Car Registrations marginally ahead; 81% uplift in Electric Vehicles

105,253 new cars registered in 2022 compared to 104,932 for the same period in 2021 (-0.3%) and 117,109 in 2019 (-10.1%). 15,678 new electric cars registered in 2022 comparison to 8,646 on the same period 2021 (+81.3%) and 3,444 in 2019 (+355.2%). The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today released their official new […]

Customers in Killenaule advised of essential nighttime restrictions to help reservoir levels recover

Irish Water, working in partnership with Tipperary County Council, advise customers in Killenaule and surrounding areas that essential nighttime restrictions are required tonight to help the Killenaule Reservoir levels recover. The restrictions are necessary following a noticeable increase in water usage on the Fethard Regional Scheme. To help reservoir levels recover and maintain a sufficient […]

Community and inclusion prioritised by Government as it extends Creative Ireland for another five years

Creative Ireland Programme will continue until 2027 Over 7,500 creative initiatives completed to date Over 100,000 young people now participate in Cruinniú na nÓg  New initiatives in Creative Industries, Creative Health and Wellbeing, Climate Action and Social Sustainability to be delivered New Shared Island element to be introduced   Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, […]

Tipperary wind farms contributed almost €300,000 to local community projects in 2021

The annual Building Communities report from Wind Energy Ireland shows that wind farms delivered almost €300,000 worth of funding to local community projects throughout Tipperary last year via community benefit funds. The total contribution across Ireland was more than €4.3 million. Funding was spread across 19 counties and was used to support a variety of local projects, […]

Plea to buy local after ‘double hit’ on crafts and design sector

Consumers are being urged to fuel the recovery of Ireland’s crafts and design sector by replacing global shopping with locally-made Christmas gifts. Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) says the industry, which supports 105,000 jobs, has been hit doubly hard by the pandemic and soaring energy costs. Its CEO, Rosemary Steen, was speaking at the […]

€10 million Fund to support community and voluntary groups with energy costs launched

Financial supports to be paid out to groups as early as end of 2022 New scheme designed to support sector with increased energy bills Application process to open on Monday November 21st Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State, Joe O’Brien TD, have today launched a new €10 million […]

Speech by Minister Catherine Martin at Fáilte Ireland’s National Conference on Driving Climate Action in Tourism Businesses

Dia daoibh ar maidin, a chairde. Cuireann sé an-áthas orm an chomhdháil seo faoin Athrú Aeráide i nGnólachtaí Turasóireachta a oscailt go hoifigiúil.   Thank you Paul Carty for your welcome. And my thanks also to CEO Paul Kelly for the invitation to open today’s conference. I must also commend Fáilte Ireland for its leadership […]

€1,000 grant scheme now open for Tipperary companies and community groups

RISE Community Fund supported by National Broadband Ireland will empower the digital strategies of businesses, farms, community groups and social enterprises across Tipperary   The RISE Community Fund supported by National Broadband Ireland, the company delivering the National Broadband Plan (NBP), has announced that applications for its grants to small businesses, farms, community groups and […]

34 successful applicants in Co. Tipperary under Community Centres Investment Fund

34 Community Centres in towns and villages around Co. Tipperary have been successful in being awarded grant funding under the Community Centres Investment Fund Category 1. The list of successful applicants in Tipperary and amounts awarded is listed below. For the full list of applicants nationwide click here Aherlow Kilross Community Council CLG, Tipperary, €21,300.92 Ardcroney Community Centre, Tipperary, €25,000.00 Ballingarry […]

ChangeX launch community fund of €60,000 in Tipperary on behalf of Greencoat Renewables

ChangeX, in partnership with Greencoat Renewables, has launched community funds totalling €225,000 across 9 locations in Ireland, supporting local community groups, schools, and organisations to build sustainable, thriving communities.   The new funding will support local groups living near Greencoat-owned wind farms to start or expand projects that create a positive social or environmental impact […]

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