Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative shortlisted as finalists in SEAI Energy Awards 2022

The team at Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative CLG (ECTC) are delighted to have been announced as finalists in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Awards 2022. The SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in all aspects of energy efficiency and renewable energy. ECTC is a community led, home insulation upgrade and retrofitting […]

Doras Alarmed By Rising Rates of Food Poverty Among Migrants

Migrant and refugee support organisation Doras is alarmed by evidence of rising rates of food poverty among people from migrant backgrounds. The organisation has been operating a food provision system this summer and say they are shocked by the levels of deprivation and the impact this is having on children in particular.   Doras CEO […]

GIY and Energia are searching for Munster’s ‘Get Ireland Growing Community Hero’

GIY and Energia are on the search for Munster’s ‘Get Ireland Growing Community Hero’ as they invite communities across Ireland to take part in Energia Get Ireland Growing Day on Saturday, July 2nd 2022.   Get Ireland Growing Day is part of the Energia Get Ireland Growing initiative, in partnership with GIY. This year the […]

Minister Humphreys opens information event for the Community Centres Investment Fund

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has today opened the pre-application information event for the new €15 million Community Centres Investment Fund. Over 600 people registered to attend the online information event hosted by the Department of Rural and Community Development today. The department will host a further information event on Wednesday 1 […]

Help us leave no one ALONE at Christmas – charity launch Christmas campaign with Páraic Duffy, former Director General of the GAA

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has launched their Christmas campaign today, containing a revelation: the secret to combating loneliness and social isolation. Former GAA Secretary General and ALONE Christmas Ambassador Páraic Duffy was joined by older people, Aideen Archbold and Tony Durkan to launch the campaign at The Grayson, […]

€147,179 for 146 local projects in Tipperary under the Community Enhancement Programme

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, have today announced the successful projects in Tipperary under the 2021 Community Enhancement Programme. The 2021 Community Enhancement Programme was launched in May 2021 with funding of €4.5m to provide small grants […]

Applications now open for community funding in Tipperary, Cork, Laois, Mayo & Offaly

ChangeX in partnership with Greencoat Renewables announces €175,000 worth of Community Fund’s across 7 locations in Ireland, supporting local community groups, schools, and organisations to build sustainable, thriving communities.   The 7 Funds aim to support local teams to either begin new projects or expand on existing projects, creating a positive social or environmental impact […]

Launch of the NCEI – the representative organisation for the Community Owned Energy Generation Sector in Ireland

September 1st saw the launch of Nationwide Community Energy Ireland CLG (NCEI) the representative association of the community owned energy generation sector in Ireland. NCEI’s mission is to maximise the number of 100% community owned energy generation projects in the upcoming State power auctions. NCEI will advocate for policies which advance and buttress the community […]

Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good Practice Principles that will ensure communities benefit from funds generated by […]

Tipperary’s Cullen-Lattin FC receives Texaco Support for Sport Funding

Cullen-Lattin FC, Tipperary County winners in the recent Texaco Support for Sport initiative, has been presented with a cheque for EUR5,000 which will be used to purchase outdoor gym equipment.   One of almost 400 clubs countrywide to make application under the scheme, and finalists in the 2016 FAI Club of The Year, Cullen-Lattin FC […]

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