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 […]

Major Boost for Community Owned Renewable Energy Projects

The publication of the Terms and Conditions of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction by Minister Bruton has been welcomed by Community Power, Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier. The Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-1) is an auction-based scheme which invites renewable electricity projects to bid for capacity and receive a guaranteed price for […]

ALONE launch a COVID-19 support line for older people

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has announced the launch of a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland.   On Tuesday 3 March, the National Public Health Emergency, chaired by Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical […]

Borrisokane Players 2020 Production of ‘Mother Knows Best’

Borrisokane Players are delighted to announce their 2020 production of Jimmy Keary’s ‘Mother Knows Best’. Tess McDermott is an overbearing, devious and social-climbing snob whose main mission in life is to impress others with her refinement and above all to orchestrate her daughter Suzy’s love life according to Tess’s standards. Such is her pre-occupation with […]

The Arts Council Invites Schools Across Tipperary to Apply for Creative Schools Initiative

The Arts Council has invited schools across Tipperary to take part in their Creative Schools initiative, opening up the programme to another 150 schools, bringing the total number to 300. Running for a second year, the initiative is an exciting opportunity for schools to understand, develop and celebrate their engagement with the arts, empowering them […]

Free Community Workshops to assist Community Groups

North Tipperary Development Company and the Tipperary Volunteer Centre are collaborating to provide a series of 3 Free Community Workshops later this month and early April.   The Workshops which aim to assist community groups will cover committee skills, volunteer management and an introduction to the Charities governance code. These workshops are designed to empower on […]

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