Munster don the colours of 3 Tipperary clubs and schools as they defeat the Maori All-Blacks

Three lucky rugby fans from Co. Tipperary were treated to a hugely memorable match-day experience when Munster wore club and school socks for the first time as they defeated the New Zealand Maori All-Blacks at Thomond Park on Friday last.To mark the historic meeting of the two sides, Munster Rugby, along with exclusive retail partner […]

Young readers in schools in County Tipperary encouraged to read and raise funds to support vital services for people living with Multiple Sclerosis

The 29th MS Readathon officially launched at the National Library of Ireland with Deirdre O’Kane and Moone boy actor David Rawle, joining national MS ambassador family Gerard Murphy, who is living with MS, and his 17-year-old daughter Lauren. Lauren invented a smart device that helps people with MS grip and hold objects, as a transition […]

Lonergan extends his congratulations to Clonmel/Cahir Schools on achievements in the Tipperary Tidy Schools Competition, 2016

Local Independent Councillor for the Clonmel Borough District, Martin Lonergan has extended his congratulations to the winning schools in this year’s Tipperary County Council Tidy Schools Competition for the Clonmel/Cahir Borough District.   The Schools which achieved results in this year’s competition in the Borough Area were: 1st Place: Lisronagh Ns, 2nd Place: Tankerstown Ns, 3rd […]

Scoil Naomh Cualán Borrisoleigh hosts launch of Bin Your Gum campaign in Co. Tipperary

Scoil Naomh Cualán Borrisoleigh, today played host to the launch of the Bin Your Gum campaign in Co. Tipperary. Members of the Gum Litter Taskforce visited along with their electric E-Go taxi tricycles to give kids a spin and also had some competitive litter binning games for kids to participate in. . Irish TV and […]

EU funds for Ireland’s Food Dudes

Ireland is to receive €1 309 313 in the latest funding round from the EU’s school Fruit and Vegetables Scheme. In Ireland, this money goes to support the very successful Food Dudes scheme which is rolled out across Irish primary schools and aims to get young children to try new fruits and vegetables. The Scheme […]

Folklore and local history from Co. Tipperary Schools’ Collection now available on www.duchas.ie

The Schools’ Collection, an important component of the National Folklore Collection, UCD, contains the folklore material recorded by pupils between 1937 and 1939. It consists of over half a million pages recorded by around 50,000 primary school pupils in the 26 counties. Material from the Schools’ Collection has been published on an ongoing basis on […]

Equality in Education Alliance announce permanent record of State illegality

A successful Darwin Day Information Meeting has placed on the public record the illegality practised within the State in the field of education. The Equality in Education Alliance (EEA) are pleased to advise that they have gathered into one on-line location a permanent record of this. Fachtna Roe said: “Every candidate in the forthcoming Election […]

Tipperary Schools Reminder Texaco Children’s Art Competition Deadline Approaching

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 Monday, 29th February next. Last year, 259 pupils from schools in Co. Tipperary submitted entries to the Competition.

Maths challenge for Tipperary students returns with €20,000 prize fund for students and schools

The eagerly anticipated All-Ireland maths challenge that has taken Ireland by storm for the past two years is back, with a prize fund of €20,000 for students and schools. Registration for students and teachers throughout Tipperary is now open for LearnStorm Ireland. Originally called MATHletes, the challenge was started in 2014 by technology entrepreneur Sean […]

Tipp schools hit hard by SNA cuts – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has asked the Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan to immediately clarify why several schools in county Tipperary have seen significant reductions in their allocation of Special Needs Assistants.  Deputy McGrath was speaking after being contacted in relation to such schools in both south and north Tipperary: “The situation is quite serious […]

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