Citizens, farmers, business owners and community organisations will be able to sell electricity into the grid under new Microgeneration Support Scheme

Individuals, farmers, businesses and community groups will be able to sell renewable electricity into the grid under a scheme being developed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. A new Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) is being designed to provide a route to market for citizens and communities. This will allow […]

Minister Ryan announces €28 million Government funding call for community energy projects

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan T.D., has launched a €28 million fund for community energy projects across Ireland. The Community Energy Grant Scheme is funded under the National Retrofit Programme and is now open for applications. It offers grant support for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the country. The Scheme supports […]

Details of Transitional LEADER Programme announced

Programme will bridge gap between EU LEADER programming periods Initial allocation of €20 million to support locally-led rural development Key focus on building capacity in communities Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced details of the Transitional LEADER Programme which will come into effect in April 2021. The Minister also announced […]

Tipperary PPN launch the Vision for Community Wellbeing in Tipperary on Thursday 26th November via virtual meeting

The Tipperary Public Participation Network (PPN) have spent the last 18 months consulting with volunteer-led groups all over Tipperary to identify what they want to see for Tipperary to be the best that it can be.   On Thursday 26th November 2020, at the Plenary event, the PPN launched and adopted the Vision Statements for […]

Minister O’Brien launches Public Participation Network 2019 Annual Report

Report shows 15,600 voluntary groups registered with the Public Participation Network in 2019 The Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Mr. Joe O’Brien TD, today (19th November 2020) launched the 2019 Annual Report of the Public Participation Networks. This is the fourth Annual Report on the Public Participation Networks (PPNs), which were […]

Two weeks left for Ireland’s most inspiring clubs, community organisations and projects to enter the National Lottery Good Causes Awards

The National Lottery is calling on community projects, youth projects, charities, sports clubs, arts and heritage organisation all over Ireland to get their entries in for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards ahead of the extended deadline on Friday 27th November. National Lottery Good Causes Awards, with its total prize fund of €95,000, honours the inspiring work […]

Warmer, Healthier Homes – Energy Information Webinar

There is a public energy information online meeting being organised by Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative in association with Littleton Development Association  on Tuesday 10th November at 7.30pm. Householders in Littleton and surrounding areas will learn about saving money on energy costs and home heating, details of grants available for home insulation, energy upgrades and community […]

New Sports Club Funding Initiative Launched

Legendary rugby international Donncha O’Callaghan to lead judging process   Sports clubs of all kind within the county and beyond are the focus of a new club funding initiative just launched under the title Texaco Support for Sport for which a fund of EUR130,000 has been set aside for distribution on a twenty-six, county-by-county basis, […]

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 […]

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