Hundreds of Tipperary Students take to the fields for Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk for Ag Science students

Over 3,000 Leaving Cert Agricultural Science students from across Ireland will this Spring (starting Monday 4th March) don their wellies and take to the fields as part of Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk series. Now in its 11th year this unique initiative has gone from strength to strength, in line with the ever-increasing popularity […]

UPMC Whitfield and Waterford Institute of Technology partner to enhance healthcare innovation, education and research in the South East

UPMC Whitfield and WIT staff will partner on research activities across healthcare, ICT and the life sciences, with students to benefit from work placement opportunities at the hospital   UPMC Whitfield, the largest private hospital in the South East, has signed a partnership agreement with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) to collaborate on research, undergraduate […]

Ireland’s 16th Games Fleadh will take place at the LIT Campus, Thurles on Wednesday March 6th #gamesfleadh

Students with ambitions in the gaming industry will get a unique insight into the 138.5 billion dollar industry and access to some of the world’s most successful gaming companies and representative bodies at this year’s national Games Fleadh. In its 16th year Ireland’s Games Fleadh will take place on Wednesday March 6th, at the Limerick […]

St. Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Student Enterprise Programme Awards

  The students of 1st, 2nd and Transition Year from St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh held a hugely successful Market Day on Monday 21st January. Students were invited to present their business ideas to their fellow students and a judging panel from Tipperary Student Enterprise Programme. SEPT were very impressed with the standard of presentation and […]

ESB Science Blast to Ignite the Primary School Calendar

ESB has teamed up with the RDS to launch ESB Science Blast with showcases in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast in 2019 Entire 4th-6th classes encouraged to get involved in a non-competitive education programme investigating the science behind a simple question Up to 13,000 primary school students from all over Ireland involved in this inaugural year Events will take place […]

12 Year Old Children Make Classroom Sales Of €220,000 With JEP

The Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP)  has launched its 2019 recruitment programme, inviting primary schools across the island to participate in its entrepreneurship programme. The programme centres around primary schoolchildren in 5th and 6th class learning about entrepreneurship and launching classroom businesses. The businesses range from clocks to games to books and solutions for everyday problems. JEP) […]

Fears for progress on two Educate Together Schools in Tipperary

Tipperary is one of five counties that currently have no provision of Educate Together national schools.  Hopes that this situation would be rectified in the near future were today threatened on foot of a recent decision in Killarney where the Diocese of Kerry has agreed to transfer patronage of a national school directly to the […]

St Joseph’s College Borrisoleigh Winners at Scifest Regional Finals 2017

The regional finals of SciFest @ LIT Thurles took place last Wednesday. With 12 schools and over 150 students exhibiting from various counties, excitement was mounting at the prize giving. After a morning of adjudicating by the judges from LIT Thurles, the overall winners were announced. The Best Project runner-up award was won by Joseph […]

Cloughjordan Hosts Food Fair and Ground Breaking Soil Conference

 . A large crowd are expected for ‘Feeding Ourselves’ – a national event in WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage on April 8-9th. “Feeding Ourselves” will showcase successful community-orientated approaches to food, soil and farm diversification. As well as a soil symposium, with experts from across the country, there will be an introduction to a fascinating new citizen science […]

LIT Thurles scoop five awards at Games Fleadh 2017, as the UL wins overall prize

– More than 30 Third Level Teams took part in #gamesfleadh Competitions.  . Fifteen LIT Thurles students have been recognised for their achievements in game design and development at Games Fleadh 2017, an all-island games design and development competition for third-level students.  . The University of Limerick is also celebrating a successful Games Fleadh having […]

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