Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in Killenaule-Dualla in the early hours of Thursday morning

Leak detection works may cause supply disruptions to parts of Killenaule, Dualla and surrounding areas during the early hours of Thursday morning this week. These works are part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme being carried out by Irish Water to safeguard water supplies and reduce leakage in the area. Works are scheduled to take […]

Award-winning Tipperary food makers to feature at Gifted Cork

Two award-winning Tipperary food-based artisan makers will be in the spotlight at Gifted Craft and Design Fair Cork at City Hall Cork from November 29 to December 1. Florrie Purcell’s Nenagh-based artisan food business, The Scullery, crafts handmade and gluten-free artisan foods without preservatives or colourings, but with “lots of love and a contemporary twist.” […]

Tipperary musician Ned Kelly awarded Traditional Irish Music’s Outstanding Contribution Award

  TG4 announces recipients of the 23rd Gradam Ceoil Awards The Outstanding Contribution Award goes to Nenagh’s Ned Kelly. Ned is a four time All-Ireland Fleadh Ceoil-winning accordion player from Ballycommon, Co. Tipperary who teaches music and manages a traditional youth orchestra in addition to running his dairy and beef farm. Kelly’s parents had a love for […]

AA Ireland Report Finds Major Jump In Cost of Running a Home

The cost of owning and maintaining a home in Ireland has risen to €17,393.25 per annum, an increase of over €1,000 compared to 2018. Average property asking price rises by over €25k from €243,000 in 2018 to €269,000 this year. Increase in mortgage repayments key driver behind increase in home running costs. The annual cost […]

Tipperary Girl Guides blaze a trail to Croke Park!

Eight Tipperary teenagers received the Trail Blazer National Guide Award – Irish Girl Guides’ highest award – at a special ceremony in Croke Park recently.   Gillian O’Dwyer, Katelyn Cronin, Holly O’Grady and Rachel Barry of Cashel Guides, Lara Timoney-O’Brien and Aoibheann Griffin of St Bridget Guides, Clonmel, and Caoimhe Sweeney and Abbie Doyle of […]

Hotel Minella joins Tourism Ireland at world’s largest travel fair

~ Tourism Ireland ramps up 2020 drive with record presence at world’s largest travel fair ~   A major tourism push for 2020 kicked off when a delegation of Irish tourism businesses – including Hotel Minella – joined Tourism Ireland in London, at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM). World Travel Market is the largest […]

South Tipp General among top five hospitals worst affected by trolley crisis – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he fears for the well-being of staff and the lives of vulnerable patients following confirmation from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) that South Tipperary General Hospital has experienced the fourth highest national level of patients waiting on trolleys in 2019. Deputy McGrath was speaking after an […]

How To Save The Planet, new book by Luke Eastwood

How To Save The Planet is the latest book from Luke Eastwood, who has previously had success with titles such as “Kerry Folk Tales”, “The Journey” and “The Druid’s Primer”.   In 10 very short chapters Luke outlines why we are in a big mess and what we as individuals can do about it now, […]

Seamus Healy TD calls on Taoiseach in the Dáil to Reopen the A&E departments at Nenagh General Hospital and Ennis Hospital, to reopen Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel

As Numbers on HOSPITAL TROLLEYs reach Second Highest Figure Ever- Seamus Healy TD called on Taoiseach in the Dáil to Reopen the Accident and Emergency departments at Nenagh General Hospital and Ennis Hospital, to reopen Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel and to lift the GOVT BAN on both extra staffing and home help hours.-BUT TAOISEACH REFUSED […]

MEP Kelly Slams Trump Paris Withdrawal

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has criticised the United States’ move to withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement, and has urged the need for stronger international cooperation on Climate Action as a result.   Speaking from the European Parliament in Brussels, Mr Kelly said: […]

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