Two Tipperary Schools Shortlisted For Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards

The wait is over! The shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been revealed. Two Tipperary schools have caught the attention of the judging panel and will now attend an exciting Awards ceremony in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in May! Presentation Secondary School in Thurles has been shortlisted in the […]

Summer Camps In Performance Arts To Visit Nine Tipperary Locations

Children’s nationwide performing arts network Starcamp is to host summer camps in nine Tipperary locations next July and August.   Now in its 10th year and supported once again by banana importers Fyffes, the concept of the week-long camp is to build self-esteem in boys and girls aged 4-12 through song, dance, drama and games in a […]

Two Tipperary Schools Scoop Awards in National Student Enterprise Awards

The Student Enterprise Awards 2016 National Final took place at Croke Park earlier today. Local Enterprise Office Tipperary County Council would like to congratulate the two Tipperary Schools that scooped national awards. · Jack Kirwan from Colaiste Phobal Roscrea won a special merit award in the senior category with his Water Sterilising Unit and will […]

‘Business Guru’ Martin Leyden calls it a day!

Martin Leyden has retired from teaching in Our Lady’s Secondary School after a teaching career spanning thirty three and a half years.  Martin arrived in Templemore, three weeks before Pope John Paul II came to Ireland.  Readers will have worked out that that was in the Autumn of 1979.   Martin taught Commerce and Maths […]