The packaging free shops market is on the rise, now it’s time for policy measures to support it

Zero Waste Europe releases the first ever European study on the current state of play and potential growth for the packaging free shops market. As statistics show, every European inhabitant produces 173 kg of packaging waste every year (1). The only way to address this problem is with waste prevention measures that stop packaging waste […]

Over 9,774 people who have both asthma and hayfever in Tipperary advised to take precautions during “Pollen Season” to avoid potentially fatal asthma attack

The Asthma Society of Ireland has officially launched its annual Hayfever Campaign for the 9,774, people who have both asthma and hayfever in Tipperary. The Asthma Society’s Hayfever Campaign includes the Pollen Tracker, kindly supported by Dyson, providing daily updates of pollen levels across the four provinces, and also predictions of pollen levels for the […]

Average Tipperary house prices fall 0.8% in past three months – REA survey

Despite fears of a downturn in the market during the Covid-19 crisis, the price of a three-bedroomed semi-detached house across Tipperary fell by just 0.8% over the past three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Clonmel and Nenagh saw a dip in average prices this quarter of 0.3% and […]

Fáilte Ireland welcomes Rural Regeneration and Development Fund allocation to Beara Breifne Way

Fáilte Ireland welcomes the announcement made by the Department of Rural and Community Development on Thursday, 25 June 2020 that the Beara Breifne Way will benefit from the final Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. The Beara Breifne Way will receive €300,000 in funding from the programme.   The allocation is part of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Rural Regeneration and Development Fund which is funded under Project Ireland 2040. […]

Design Competition for Near Zero Energy Home Extensions

A design competition for energy efficient home extensions is open for entries this July.   ‘Sustainable Tipp’ is now accepting entries from all over Ireland for the best design of a home extension to NZEB (Near Zero Energy Building) standard. A Near Zero Energy Building is a house that has a very high energy performance, covered […]

Tipperary records 1.9% rise in electrical waste recycling in 2019

Tipperary people recorded their highest total of electrical waste recycling per head of population in 2019, a yearly rise of 1.9%, a new report has revealed. A new annual high of 10.64 kg of waste electrical items per person was collected by WEEE Ireland on behalf of its members in the county in 2019, according […]

Clonmel students among first cohort to graduate from new Computer Science programme at Leaving Cert

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of the new Leaving Certificate subject Computer Science, according to researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick. Computer Science was available to Leaving Certificate students in 40 schools (13 DEIS Schools) selected via open competition. The subject will be rolled […]

Fáilte Ireland unveils new domestic marketing campaign and new COVID-19 Safety Charter to boost public confidence

Fáilte Ireland is revealing its new national domestic marketing campaign to the tourism and hospitality industry today. ‘Ireland, make a break for it’ will go live across media this weekend in what will be a major drive to encourage people to take domestic breaks this summer. The National Tourism Development Authority is also launching a […]

Enterprise Support Grant Available to Small Business Owners and Funding for School Meals Scheme to be Extended into Summer

Want to get Ireland back working again. In many cases, this means tackling the roadblocks and obstacles which stop an otherwise viable business from getting back up and running or simply giving them a helping hand. It is crucial that we approach this task in an innovative and flexible manner and this is what underpins […]

Enterprise Support Grant for non rate payers welcome- McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the announcement of an Enterprise Support Grant which is to be made available to Small Business Owners and the Self Employed who do not pay commercial rates. Deputy McGrath who had repeatedly raised the lack of supports for businesses who are not liable for commercial rates but who have […]

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