Schools Can Now Register for Free Food Growing Kits

SuperValu, and not-for-profit social enterprise, GIY have teamed up for the second year to bring the ‘SuperValu Let’s GROW’ programme to another 50,000 primary school children throughout Ireland this spring. This means that 100,000 primary school children will have been educated in growing food through the ‘SuperValu Let’s GROW’ initiative, having been supplied with the resources to […]

South East Engineering Festival 2022 runs 4-11 March

The South East Engineering Festival which runs from 4-11 March celebrates the creativity of engineering and highlighting the opportunities to study and work in the region. As part of the national Engineers Week organised by Engineers Ireland, Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and Institute of Technology Carlow (IT Carlow) have joined forces again to run […]

Tipp schools invited to join new initiative that ‘fosters empathy, kindness and connection’

Schools in Tipp are being invited to join a new national award scheme aimed at recognising and celebrating post-primary schools that promote empathy, kindness and connection among students and staff. The initiative, launching today, is being rolled out to schools across the country by Narrative 4 Ireland, a Limerick-based empathy education organisation that has trained […]

Ireland’s sporting Heroes inspiring young people on and off the Pitch!

During the recent pandemic lockdown, Irish schoolchildren attending DEIS schools were chosen to receive healthy eating food packs containing fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy. In addition to perishable and non-perishable provisions provided to DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) schools by the Department of Social Protection under the ‘School Meals Scheme’, the Department of […]

Tipperary’s budding Spielbergs invited to apply for funding to enter Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE short film competition

The Irish Cancer Society is inviting young people and youth groups in Tipperary to be part of Ireland’s Tobacco-Free generation and get involved in this year’s X-HALE short film competition. This is an exciting opportunity for budding Tipperary filmmakers aged 10-24, to help spread the word about the impact of smoking and encourage their friends, […]

158 Tipperary Primary Schools set to receive Minor works Grant – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton that the Minor Works Grant will be paid to all primary schools throughout County Tipperary next week. Deputy McGrath went on to say that all the primary schools will receive a flat rate Minor Works Grant of €5,500 plus […]

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 […]

Tipperary Schools Should Think Local For School Tours

Calling all primary and secondary schools If you’re planning your school tour or a day out for your class, think local! We have a fantastic range of activities in the local area whether it is sport, heritage, arts or activities you’re looking for. We’d love if schools could come and enjoy the varied and eclectic […]

Tipperary Schools Reminder

Tipperary teachers in primary and second level schools, whose pupils take part in the annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition, are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries this year is Tuesday, 28th February next. Last year over 500 pupils from schools in Co. Tipperary submitted entries to the Competition.

Tipp Schools can now apply for free GIY and innocent drinks Sow & Grow packs

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative, a project that will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring.   Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered […]

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