Ifac encourages Tipperary farming parents to face up to cost of third level education

Current estimated financial burden at €40k per student   Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm, is urging farming parents in Tipperary to take steps now to save for their children’s third level education costs.   The estimated cost per year is around €10k per student. This is made up of a mandatory student contribution […]

Fostering Information Events in Nenagh and Clonmel

Have you always had an interest in becoming a foster carer but didn’t know where to get the right information? If so, come along to one of our information events with Fostering First Ireland in the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh on Tuesday 22nd October from 6pm to 8pm or in Clonmel Community Resource Centre, Kickham […]

Researchers at WIT to lead European project to tackle student stress

Researchers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have secured funding of almost €300,000 to lead a two year pan-European research project ‘Student Stress Training e-Mobile Management (SSTeMM)’. Research over the last five years and recent news reports have highlighted that there is a rise in problems of mental wellbeing amongst people attending college, and the […]

Bord na Móna ‘in the business of climate action’, details investment in Green Economy and Just Transition Plans

Investment in renewable energy development, new business projects, waste recycling and resource recovery of over €1.6 billion over next ten years* Almost 100 new direct jobs and over 150 indirect jobs will be created in the development of renewable energy assets and new recycling operations by 2023. Waste recycling and resource recovery to create approximately […]

Two volunteers from Tipperary attend national Foróige Volunteers Conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Roscommon last weekend, 11th-13th October 2019, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference.   Pat O Meara and Andrew Barrett attended from Tipperary. Foróige has over 6,500 volunteers working in its 650 clubs, 160 projects and programmes, including Leadership for Life; Be Healthy […]

Award-winning course for people with arthritis to run in Clonmel

A six-week self-management course to help people living with arthritis will commence in Clonmel on Tuesday 22 October. The Living Well with Arthritis course gives people with arthritis the tools and techniques to help them better manage their condition. The award-winning course will be held in the Clonmel Community Resource Centre and costs €35 for […]

Tipperary businesses wasting €2m a year on line rental – telecoms expert

Tipperary businesses are needlessly paying over €2m in phone line rental, according to telecoms expert Stephen Brewer. The former Apple board member believes that Irish companies are wasting money on line rental when technology allows them to host their business lines in the cloud, providing a far better service at a much cheaper price. “There […]

“Preparation for new EU Funding Programme must start now” – MEP Kelly

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has urged Irish would-be applicants for EU funds under the new Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 to begin preparations now to have the best chance of being successful when the call for applications opens. Speaking from Kerry today (Monday), Mr. Kelly, […]

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan and Eoin Kelly among LIT graduates honoured at inaugural LIT President’s Alumni Fundraising Ball

Tipperary’s All Ireland Senior Hurling Winning Captain Seamus Callanan received the 2019 LIT Alumni Award for Contribution to Sport Tipperary hurling hero Eoin Kelly received the 2019 LIT Alumni Award for Contribution to LIT   SEVEN former students of LIT were honoured for their contribution to equality and public life, as well as achievements in […]

LIT and AIT Confirm Move to Form Technological University Consortium

New TU to have “regional focus with a national reach and an international outlook” LIT has confirmed that it is forming a consortium with AIT to develop a new Technological University (TU) for the Mid-West and Midlands. The governing bodies of both institutions met last week and formally confirmed the formation of a new TU […]

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