Tipperary GAA Scene

by PRO Joe Bracken ALLIANZ LEAGUES “To begin again” were the words spoken by the character Columba in the play ‘The Enemy Within’ by Irish playwright Brian Friel, and that is what our county teams will commence this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, our senior hurlers and footballers will usher in their respective Allianz league […]

Legislation on Indemnification of Landowners Must Be Passed Without Delay – IFA

IFA National Hill Committee Chairman Flor McCarthy has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring that he will bring in legislation that will indemnify landowners in the event of hillwalkers having an accident and making a claim.   Flor McCarthy said this issue has always been of great concern to landowners, […]

Search is on for best young Food Entrepreneurs in Tipperary

Registration is now open for GROW2CEO – a unique competition to find Irelands’ next young food entrepreneurs. GROW2CEO is a collaboration between Cully & Sully and GIY. The campaign was launched today in Cork by food entrepreneur Cullen Allen from Cully & Sully and Mick Kelly founder of GIY. GROW2CEO will give students and teenagers […]

Proud of Soloheadbeg and Tipp contribution to First 32 County Dáil – Seamus Healy TD

I am Proud to Serve the People of Tipperary and I am proud of the Action of our Volunteers at Soloheadbeg On this, the hundredth anniversary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann, we can remember with pride the hand that the people of Tipperary had in the creation of the Ireland of today.  It […]

More than €1million investment in LIT scholarships ensures accessibility to higher education for more than 100 students

Scholarship recipient tells sponsors: “Your investment changes lives, it most definitely changed me.” Special Guest John Kiely tells students, “You have a cohort of a wonderful team beside you (at LIT) so put them to work, play with them, play hard, and get the most out of it.” More than €1 million has been invested […]

Immense importance of Soloheadbeg still resonates today

Sinn Féin were delighted to pay their tributes to the bravery and valour of the Volunteers of the 3rd Tipperary Brigade who engaged British Crown forces at Soloheadbeg one hundred years ago this week. Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack applauded the event organisers and all those who turned up: “The central importance of […]

Europe in the palm of your hand: launch of a Citizens’ App

A new mobile application, designed by the European Parliament to help citizens to discover what the EU has done, is doing and plans to do, is now available.   With one eye on the upcoming European elections, the Citizens’ App enables everyone, everywhere to check the EU’s achievements, ongoing work, and future goals as well […]

Carbon tax will only work as part of a “Green New Deal” – NGO proposes 12-step programme to quit fossil fuels

Friends of the Earth has called on the Government not to increase the carbon tax as a stand-alone policy, but to include it in a comprehensive “Green New Deal” with Government taking the lead on cutting emissions and making less polluting choices affordable and accessible for people. The call comes as Minister Bruton holds a […]

Government negligence has forced nurses and midwives into strike action – McCormack

The decision of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation to declare for 24-hour strike is not one taken lightly but is necessary according to Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack. McCormack stated: “The government have been very neglectful of our nurses and midwives, and for too long their goodwill has been abused. “And it […]

Tipperary house prices to rise 2.9% in 2019 – REA survey

The price of the average three-bed semi in County Tipperary is expected to rise by 2.9% in the next 12 months, according to a survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Prices in the county rose by 7.8% to €163,125 in 2018 – with no change between September and December. The REA Average House Price […]

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