Tipperary Businesses can apply for Restart Grant for Small Businesses from today Friday 22 May

The government has announced details of the new €250 million Restart Grant, which will give direct grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures. The Grant Programme is devised as a contribution towards the cost of re-opening or keeping a business […]

Half of Irish farmers concerned about future – 9 out of 10 farmers want to reduce carbon footprint on farms

Today, ifac, the farming, food, and agribusiness professional services firm, is releasing the findings of its annual, national Farm Report. These insights are a combination of ifac collated financial data and results of the most comprehensive farmer survey ever conducted in Ireland.   Ifac’s 2020 Farm Report combines the views of almost 1,500 Irish farmers with a comprehensive […]

IFOAM EU welcomes landmark decision to put organic at the heart of future European food system

IFOAM EU welcomes the EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork (F2F) strategies and the target to reach 25% organic land in Europe by 2030, as well as measures to boost the demand for organic products through promotion schemes and green public procurements. Jan Plagge, IFOAM EU President, stated: “Proposing an EU target for organic land […]

European Youth Event 2020: giving a voice to young people to influence EU policy

 The European Youth Event (EYE) goes online to engage young people with high-level politicians, experts and influencers and discuss EU role in the COVID-19 crisis. ‘EYE online’, following the postponement of EYE2020 due to the pandemic, goes into its final week and offers young people from the EU and beyond an opportunity to virtually meet […]

EU Biodiversity Strategy Must Herald Transformative Change: Green MEP Grace O’Sullivan

Welcoming today’s European Commission launch of the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, field ecologist and Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan said she was heartened to see the Commission moving forward to help tackle the loss of land and marine species.The Strategy has, she says, the potential to create transformative change.   “With National Biodiversity Week underway […]

ALONE continues to work with Tipperary County Council #covid19

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has received more than 20,000 calls to their COVID-19 helpline for older people since it launched in March. ALONE has hugely expanded their services since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ireland to meet the needs of older people nationwide, and is running a national helpline for older people as part […]

Tipperary residents urged to plan ahead and protect their interests during lockdown #covid19

The Law Society of Ireland is encouraging Tipperary residents to take steps to plan ahead and ensure their wishes are legally protected in the event of ill-health or death. “The Law Society has closely monitored and developed guidance on many areas of practice that remain vital to Irish people and businesses during this pandemic,” explains […]

GRA welcomes introduction of facemasks at checkpoints and on patrols

GRA President Jim Mulligan has welcomed clarification that gardai on outdoor duties will be equipped with facemasks they can use if social distancing cannot be maintained – including on foot patrol and at checkpoints. However, the priority testing of gardaí remains an unresolved issue. Last Friday, NPHET announced that facemasks should be worn by the […]

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the establishment of the Tourism Recovery Taskforce

Fáilte Ireland has today welcomed the establishment of the Tourism Recovery Taskforce announced by Ministers Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin. Welcoming today’s announcement Paul Kelly, CEO of Fáilte Ireland who is a member of the Taskforce, said the Taskforce is a critical and urgent working group dedicated to ensure the tourism sector recovers from this […]

Large selection of PPE equipment available through Laois based business

The Portarlington-based online business FreeTV.ie has been uniquely positioned to cater for the new reality of the Coronavirus. They have been supplying everything from smart video doorbells to WiFi dongles for putting laptops on home nextworks, or HDMI adaptors to connect phones and PCs to TVs. And through their experience of sourcing goods from China, they have […]

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