Re – turn announce partnership with six children’s charities

Six of Ireland’s Children’s charities have come together for a nationwide campaign in conjunction with the Re–turn scheme. Barnardos Ireland, Barretstown, Jack and Jill, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, Childline by ISPCC and Make – A – Wish Ireland. The campaign ‘Return for Children’ will work with large scale events such as festivals, concerts and sporting events. […]

Fethard hosts first ever ‘Junior Park Run’

Parkrun Ireland in conjunction with the VHI are hosting several park run events across Tipperary. These events are held in various locations across the county and take place weekly. Locations in Tipperary that are currently hosting weekly park run events include Borrisokane, Templemore, Fethard, Knockanacree Woods and Clonmel. These park runs take place every Saturday […]

Mater Hospital Foundation calling everyone in Tipperary to take part in ‘Marilyn’s Mater Paddle’

The Mater Hospital Foundation is calling everyone in Tipperary to attend its inaugural Marilyn’s Mater Paddle.  “The event is set to take place on the Bray South Promenade Beach on Sunday, 4th August. The event promises to be the largest gathering of Marilyn lookalikes Ireland has ever seen, with proceeds raised from ticket sales and […]

Water Safety Warning issued in the run up to June Bank Holiday

The Coast Guard, Water Safety Ireland and the RNLI have issued a statement advising people of precautionary measures they should take around water over the Bank Holiday weekend.  This time of year tends to show an increase in incidents related to water-based activities. Members of the public are advised to follow the advice of these […]

Cleaner air ‘could prevent 1, 000 premature deaths a year’ – report

Almost 1,000 lives a year could be saved on the island of Ireland if authorities adopt international guidelines on air pollution, a new report claims today. (Mar30) The major cross-border assessment reveals that around 2,600 premature deaths can be attributed to air pollution – 1,700 in the Republic and 900 in Northern Ireland – annually. […]

Top Tips For A Balanced Veggie Diet

Source: Baraka Vegetarian Restaurant via Facebook So you’ve recently decided to become a vegetarian or a vegan, or feel like your diet is lacking, or just want some new recipe ideas? Then you’ve come to the right place. Switching to a plant-based diet is a great choice to make, and there aren’t a great number […]

Welcome for Cannabis licence for Ava Barry, but more need help – Councillor Martin Browne

  Councillor Martin Browne of Sinn Féin Tiobraid Árann has expressed his delight at the news that his intervention today in the case of the 7 year old medical refugee Ava Barry has yielded a successful result. Cllr Browne cautions however that there are many, many more children and families that need similar treatment. Cllr […]

Fitness Freak’s free fruit initiative to keep children healthy begins in Tipperary hospital

A visit to a vending machine while his son was in hospital was the catalyst for health and fitness trainer, Richard Kennedy, to launch his Free Fruit for All campaign in South Tipperary General Hospital.  The Rathgormack man is on a mission to engage with parents and retailers on the need to educate children and […]