Lough Derg RNLI appeals to businesses to be local lifesaving ambassadors in their community

Lough Derg RNLI is appealing to businesses in the community to become RNLI local ambassadors by sharing key water safety advice to help keep people safe.   On average, 175 people lose their life around the coast of Ireland and the UK each year. Tragically, these deaths are accidental. But together, the RNLI and the […]

Tipperary PPN launch their new website

Tipperary PPN are delighted to announce the launch of their new website www.ppntipperary.ie   The Tipperary PPN (Public Participation Network) is a collective of all the community, voluntary, social inclusion, and environmental groups in Tipperary. It was established in 2014, following the Local Government and reform act 2014. It has nearly 1000 members and a […]

Community Power Open Day at Templederry Community Owned Wind Farm

On Sunday 2nd February Templederry Community Wind Farm, Ireland’s only community owned wind farm, is holding an open day to show communities around the country how they can set up their own solar and wind farms.  It is an exploration of the challenges, opportunities and financial rewards available. The day is being organised by Community […]

Community Wellbeing Vision being developed for Carrick-on-Suir MD

Tipperary PPN The Tipperary PPN (Public Participation Network) is a collective of all the community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental groups in Tipperary. Established in 2014, the PPN provides the community voice on Tipperary County council committees. It also runs training courses for member groups and shares information about funding and activities. Tipperary PPN is […]

Féile na nÚll – Celebrating Apples and Community In Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Let’s get juicy! It has been a great year for apples and at Féile na nÚll, the 3rd annual Apple Festival taking place in the ecovillage at Cloughjordan this Saturday. And you can bring your own apples to get them juiced.   Bring your apples for mashing and pressing and, if you have an apple […]

Join Macra na Feirme in 2017!

By Nora Ryan (North Tipperary PRO) Are you aged 17-35? Want to join a new and exciting organisation in 2017? Interested in sport, travel, public speaking, agriculture, community involvement or want to meet new people and be part of a hectic social life? Then Macra na Feirme is the group to join this year. North […]

Tipp Civil Defence Activities Are Being Restricted At Local Authority Not National Level – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on Tipperary Local Authority to explain why it is continuing to restrict the activities of Tipperary Civil Defence at local sporting or community events. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he received a reply to a Parliamentary Question on the matter to the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence Enda Kenny: […]

Community Party Grants Available to Communities #Belonging16

Communities all across Ireland can now avail of grants of €250 to hold a community party during 2016 through The Community Foundation. These community parties are all about belonging and should encourage members of your community to come together and celebrate belonging in your community. #Belonging16 is The Community Foundation’s grants strategy for 2016. Grants will be […]

Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions Seminar

Tipperary Green Business Network in association with Tipperary Energy Agency is holding a seminar entitled “Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions”. The event will take place in Halla na Féile, Canopy Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary on March 6th at 8.30am – 1pm. The objectives of this seminar are to engage interested individuals and community representatives in […]

New Minister Alan Kelly could give lifeline to LEADER

Tipperary Sinn Féin spokesperson Cllr Seamus Morris has welcomed the appointment of Alan Kelly as Minister for the Environment as it gives the Labour minister the chance to repeal some of the right-wing laws and decisions enacted by the previous minister, Phil Hogan. Cllr Morris said “The Local Property Tax has imposed a burden on […]

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