Barnardos Launch Tips for Parents, Children and Young People as they Prepare to Return to School

As schools set to reopen in the coming weeks Barnardos have launched a new collection of Tips for parents, children and young people. Focusing on the well-being of everyone from the little school goer to the relieved, yet anxious parent, Barnardos Tip Sheets offer guidance for all on the return to school. Tips range from […]

Children More Interested In Taking Physical Exercise Than Many Adults Might Think

Surprising as it may be to some, it would appear that children of primary school age and older have a significantly deeper interest in taking physical exercise than many adults might realise. That is a belief shared by banana importers Fyffes who, because of Covid-19 school closure regulations, have taken their ‘Fit Squad’ programme of […]

Barnardos Issues COVID 19 Crisis Appeal for Children

Barnardos children’s charity has today issued an urgent appeal to the public to help them reach children and families throughout the Covid-19 crisis. The children’s charity is currently working with 1,580 families requiring critical and intensive support with more than 600 waiting for help. The charity is adapting to ensure they can keep working with […]

61% of Tipp Children Dream of Entrepreneurship

A major survey showing the aspiration of 11 and 12 year olds who had participated in a classroom business has revealed that 61% of Co. Tipperary children have high aspirations to become entrepreneurs in the future. 69% of girls and 54% of boys in the county expressed an interest in being entrepreneurs when they grow […]

Care Orders for Children in South Tipp/Carlow/Kilkenny greater than all of Dublin combined – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he is deeply concerned at the number of Interim Care Orders being issued for children by the Child and Family Agency, Tusla. Deputy McGrath was speaking after it was confirmed to him that 201 Emergency Care Orders were issued nationally in 2018 while during the same period 753 Interim […]

Tipp Man Features in Resource Video Helping Children with Speech and Language Difficulties to Communicate

Lámh is the manual sign system used by children and adults with intellectual disability and communication needs in Ireland.   Many of the instructional videos are delivered by Barry Ryan (29)  an adult with Down syndrome from Carrick –on- Suir, Tipperary. During a period when many children with speech and language needs are having difficulty accessing speech therapy […]

How To Know You’re Ready For Parenthood – Joke of the Day

Mess Test: Smear peanut butter on the sofa and curtains. Now rub your hands in the wet flower bed and rub on the walls. Cover the stains with crayons. Place a fish stick behind the couch and leave it there all summer. Toy Test: Obtain a 55-gallon box of Legos. (If Legos are not available, […]

Parent & Toddler Group in Cashel

KIDZ Play & Party Zone in Tesco Shopping Centre, Cashel, has established a forum for parents, babies & toddlers to meet on a weekly basis.  Our Parent & Toddler Group is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 1pm.  The cost is €5.00 per child and includes access to all our play equipment, sausage & toast for the […]

Over 83,000 Children to take part in VHI GAA Cúl Camps this Summer

The 2010 Vhi GAA Cúl Camps were officially launched this morning in Croke Park by Uachtarán Criostóir Ó Cuana and Jimmy Tolan, Chief Executive, Vhi Healthcare. Also on hand to mark the launch of the fifth annual Vhi GAA Cúl Camps were Anthony Daly current Dublin Hurling Manager and former captain of Clare senior inter-county […]

‘Get Your Bib On’ in Tipperary and help the ISPCC raise €1 million this Christmas

Today, stylist Sonya Lennon donned a ‘blinged’ ISPCC volunteer bib to help launch the ISPCC’s ‘Get Your Bib On’ recruitment drive. The ISPCC are appealing to people from all over Ireland to sign up as fundraising volunteers to help reach their Christmas fundraising goal of €1 million. The ISPCC is the only agency in Ireland […]