Minister Martin reflects on a year of momentum across Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media sectors

Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill enacted   Basic Income Scheme for 2000 Artists launched   Record €166.6m Sports Capital Funding    €30 million continued additional funding to support tourism development and new attractions    Additional funding to ensure the vibrancy of our Gaeltacht communities in the digital age   New dedicated Children’s Channel to […]

Emotional National Lottery Video of Tipperary Soccer Club Highlights Importance of Sport in Irish Communities

Emotional National Lottery Video of Tipperary Soccer Club Highlights Importance of Sport in Irish Communities A football club at the heart of a Tipperary town, which has benefitted from National Lottery Good Causes funding, has featured in an emotional video online which tells the story of how a local young girl’s illness and subsequent passing […]

Mental Health Awareness in Sport Training

Mental Health Awareness in Sport training will be held in the Excel Centre, Tipperary Town on Thursday 10th December, from7.00-8.30pm. Positive Mental Health equals better performance in athletes.   Question Persuade Refer (QPR) for sport is a 1.5 hour training programme which will enable you to: Recognise someone at risk of poor mental health Give […]

SPORT OR . . .

By Mattie Lennon. “ Money spent on sport . . . it’s better than putting it into hospitals, into Consultants, into Doctors . . .”  (Michael Ring, on Liveline 13th August.) Thank God I’m not in his constituency. Now that the Olympics are  over I’m wondering, is sport all that necessary? Great thinkers, writers and […]

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 2nd April

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes PP Schools Championships On Saturday last 31th March in Moath Co. Westmeath Colaiste Dun Iaschaigh Cahir were crowned All-Ireland Junior A champions when they beat Loreto Convent Omagh Co. Tyrone on a score line 4-8 to 3-5. Well done to team management and all the girls on the panel. Players […]

Anyone for a swim? Special needs facilities at Thurles Leisure Centre.

*Anyone for a Swim?                            Now everybody Can!!** *Thanks to the foresight of Thurles Parents & Friends of People with Special Needs, with great support from the wider community, especially Ursuline TY students, Garda Damien Cleere of Cops ‘n’ Kids fame, Turtualla golfers, and Marathon participants.The already fantastic facilities at Thurles Leisure Centre (TLC) have been greatly enhanced by the […]

Clerihan soccer fixtures and GAA notes

soccer fixtures sat 11th & sun 12th feb under 11A league Clerihan V Vee Rovers 11.00 under 13 B league Clerihan B V Moyglass 11.00 under 14 national cup Herberstown ( Limerick ) V Clerihan 2.00 Sun Feb 12th under 12 girls St Kevins V Clerihan 11.00 Clerihan GAA notes The last club meeting was […]

ladies football In Roscrea.

A meeting will be held on Friday, February 17th in Phelans Market house at 7pm to discuss the possibility of forming a ladies football club in Roscrea. Anyone interested in seeing Ladies football return to the town are asked to come and attend the meeting. Last April 2011, Gaelic4girls was introduced and resulted in girls […]

County Tipperary Community Games News

Weekend 2 (12th – 15th August) & Weekend 3 (19th to 22nd August) of the National Finals take place in Athlone this month. Timetables for both weekends can be found on our website at or on the National website at The Swimming Schedule, Directions to Pool & Order of Events for Athletics is […]

Carrick Roadrunners Club notes 2nd August

Clogheen 5k There was a great turnout for this year’s 5k race in Clogheen on Thursday last.The men’s race was won by Raivis Zakis (West Waterford) and Angela McCann (Clonmel) took the ladies’ race.A number of Carrick AC athletes made the journey and were rewarded with some fine performances, including two category wins.Brendan Cronin won […]

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