An Post ignoring Councils Thurles Shopping Centre Enforcement Letter – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that An Post are displaying an unacceptable disregard for county planning laws after it emerged that a warning and Enforcement Letter (attached) was issued against Thurles Shopping Centre development over its non-compliance with a number of conditions related to its planning permission. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the matter […]

Darren O’Brien from Carrick on Suir NYP and Ceim Eile Youthreach take Best Actor and Judges Choice titles home to Tipperary from Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019

Darren O’Brien from Carrick on Suir NYP and Ceim Eile Youthreach in Templemore have been awarded the prizes for Best Actor and Judge’s Choice Award at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019. Darren scooped the Best Actor award for his performance in their film “Cool Dudes Do Lame Things” and Ceim Eile received […]

Lough Derg RNLI welcome Coastal Review Team in Dromineer

On Wednesday 3rd July 2019, the Coastal Review Team from RNLI Headquarters in Poole travelled to Dromineer to meet with volunteers from Lough Derg RNLI for a formal review of the lifeboat station.   The coastal review takes place every five years and is designed to discuss the operation and performance of the RNLI lifeboat […]

Victims of crime deserve fairer sentences for crime committed against them – McCormack

The Judicial Council Bill containing Sinn Féin proposals on Sentencing Guidelines passed through the Dáil last week, speaking on the bill, Ciara McCormack said: “Sinn Féin have been working on their contribution towards this Bill for a long time. “These will offer much needed changes to reform sentencing in the state. “If implemented as envisaged, […]

Works to improve water quality and provide more reliable supply for Thurles

Irish Water, working in partnership with Tipperary County Council, is replacing ageing back yard water mains and providing new service connections for customers in a number of areas around Thurles. This will improve water quality and provide the community with a more reliable supply of water as well as reducing the high levels of leakage. […]

Clonmel Youth Training Centre takes Overall Senior Winner title home to Tipperary from Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019

Clonmel Youth Training Centre has been awarded the prize for Overall Senior Category Short Film Competition Winner at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019. The group scooped the award for its short film “Evening News” which was showcased at the recent event in the Helix in Dublin. The film featured a hard hitting […]

Agricultural students do a second day of volunteering in Roscrea

65 Students and five staff from Gurteen Agricultural College once again partnered with the Tipperary Volunteer Centre for a volunteering initiative recently. The group of ‘green-fingered’ students gave a full day of their time to help transform the exterior and gardens St. Cronan’s Assosiation in Roscrea.   After successfully completing a similar project in St. […]

Operation PolliNation will be creating a buzz in the Tipperary countryside

Bee-friendly flowerbeds will be popping up everywhere as the CountryLife Garden Centre network is donating free flowering perennials and wild flower seeds to 24 Tidytowns and communities to help protect species at risk of extinction. The leading farm and rural retailer, owned by Glanbia Ireland, is also giving free wildflower seeds to customers at its […]

Tourists to enjoy a Taste of Tipp this Summer Season!

As the summer tourist season hits and Tipperary Hotels, Guest Houses, Restaurants and Cafés brace themselves for a welcomed influx of domestic and international visitors there is a really exciting food tourism initiative being rolled out countywide. Eleven hospitality and food businesses across Tipperary have joined forces with the Tipperary Food Producers Network (TFPN) as […]

New Jobs in Littleton as Bord na Móna Partnership with Chinese Recycling Company sees former Briquette factory go from Brown to Green

40 Green Jobs created at new Recycling facility 24,000 tonnes of plastic diverted from landfill and recycled   Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD today launched a new plastics recycling plant in Littleton, Co Tipperary that will create forty new jobs. The high tech recycling facility is located on the site […]

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