Offaly asked to get active and Connect for Console

Communities across Offaly are being encouraged to get out, get active and Connect For Console over the October bank holiday weekend. Voluntary organisation Muintir na Tire has joined forces with national suicide prevention charity Console to promote a weekend of community physical activity while raising awareness of positive mental health. “From biking to bog snorkelling, […]

Community Text Alert,IFA,Muintir na Tire,Neighbourhood Watch,Garda Siochana,rural crime,

An Garda Síochána, the IFA, Muintir na Tíre and Neighbourhood Watch came together at the Ploughing Championships in Co Laois today (Tues) to launch a Community Text Alert initiative, which will see the Gardaí work in partnership with the organisations to prevent crime.   Speaking at the launch, the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan welcomed the […]


At a joint meeting of the IFA and Muintir na Tíre, both organisations agreed to work together to tackle the growing incident of robberies and thefts in rural Ireland. IFA Deputy President & Countryside spokesman Eddie Downey said, “The increased incidence of metal and fuel thefts from farm yard and out-farms needs to be tackled […]