Tipperary Pro-Life Event Is Vital To Counter Misinformation – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has confirmed that he will be among those leading a Pro-Life panel discussion at the Brú Ború cultural centre in Cashel County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath will be joined at the event by Senator Ronan Mullen and Pro-Life Campaign Spokesperson Cora Sherlock and Mrs Kate Bopp on Thursday November 10th at approximately 7.15pm: […]

Swing Dancing Is Alive And Kicking in County Tipperary

For those who are not familiar with the social dancing craze that is taking over bars and halls up and down the country, Swing Dance refers to dances that developed alongside jazz music in the 1920s-1940s, with the origins of each dance predating the popular “swing era”. During the swing era, there were many styles of swing dancing, […]

Cardiac First Responder Course By Nenagh Red Cross

Happy faces with Irish Red Cross Nenagh and their participants in the recent Cardiac  First Responder course last Sunday in Nenagh Pastoral Centre, with CFR instructor Denise Kennedy , Mary Prout  & Owen Shanahan (unit members) and unit officer  Caroline Prout. Course was enjoyed by all.!

New campaign group aims to make illegal dumping a thing of the past

A new campaign group called “Rubbish-Free in 3” has spelt out it’s 3 step plan to rid Ireland of illegal dumping within 3 years. Press Relations Officer for the group, David Maher, explains “We created the website www.rubbishfreein3.ie to highlight both the issue of illegal dumping and steps necessary to tackle it. Right across Ireland […]

Sandbox Launches Search for Ireland’s Bright Young Things at the NDRC Launchpad in Dublin

SANDBOX LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR IRELAND’S BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS                       Bright young things from across Ireland gathered last night as Sandbox launched their search for Ireland’s emerging ones-to-watch.  Held at the NDRC Launchpad in Dublin, over 100 attendees came out to hear the perks of being […]

Volunteers Distribute 4,500 Litres of Tipperary Water to Storm Affected Homes

Volunteer teams from the Irish Red Cross have distributed 4,500 litres of bottled mineral water donated by Tipperary Water to families left without power and drinking water after last week’s storms.  Teams distributed the water to homes in the worst affected areas of Cork, Clare, Tipperary and Limerick over the weekend. Irish Red Cross volunteers […]

Borrisoleigh man Enda Ryan running in the Connemara Half Marathon in aid of I.S.I.D.A

Borrisoleigh man Enda Ryan will be running in the Connemara Half Marathon on 6th April, this will be his second time doing this distance and he is using it as an opportunity to raise some funds for the Irish Sudden Infant Death Association. Any support you can provide would be much appreciated. You can donate […]

New volunteers for Upperchurch Climbing Wall

Due to the demand that Upper Limits (the first indoor climbing facility in Tipperary) is experiencing since its launch in January, the Upperchurch Drombane Development Association facility got a new group of volunteers trained in climbing wall safety. Six local climbers were trained in early November but to keep up with demand for the climbing […]

North Tipp Macra Notes

On Saturday 1st February North Tipp Macra embarked on a Mystery Tour. The tour consisted of a number of activities including a trip to Lough Key Activity Park in county Roscommon as well as Bowling and a pub crawl. It was a fantastic day out and well done to everyone who attended. This event was […]

Youth groups call for end to JobBridge Scheme

Advocacy groups for young people have come together to voice their opposition to the government’s national internship scheme, JobBridge. The youth committees of the Communications Workers’ Union and Mandate Trade Union along with the Union of Students in Ireland, ScamBridge and the We’re Not Leaving youth group held a joint press conference today (Wednesday, 29th 2014) at which they called for the scheme to […]

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