News

Over 10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste Avoided Thanks to ‘Plastic Pledge’ – Minister Bruton

May 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

65 Industry leaders sign up to the Repak Plastics Pledge, eliminating 27,277 tonnes of C02 from the atmosphere.   The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today welcomed the success of the Repak ‘Plastic Pledge’ initiative, which will see over 10,600 tonnes of plastic packaging diverted from waste by the end of 2019. Pictured at the launch of Repak’s Member’s Plastics Pledge 2018 Report is Brian Walsh, Packaging Technologist at Repak and author of the report; Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D.;... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

  Tipperary Intermediate Team   On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland – Mná Spóirt – Croí is Anam – on TG4

April 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

TG4 Thursdays from 18th April 9.30pm   Patience Jumbo Gula copy   In this exciting new three-part series for TG4, former Slaughtneil camogie captain, Aoife Ní Chaiside, explores the trials and triumphs of women in sport in Ireland.   Shot while Aoife was on her way to winning her third All-Ireland consecutive club camogie championship, the series sees her venture beyond the Gaelic games, travelling throughout Ireland to meet intrepid sportswomen from a wide range of sports, each one pouring her heart and soul into her sport.   This is a series about more than sport itself... [Read the full story]

Events

Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

May 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Events taking place from May 13th – 19th to raise awareness about Tusla support services Tusla – Child and Family Agency has launched National Child and Family Support Week 2019 to promote and celebrate the support services that Tusla provides to parents, children, young people and communities right across Ireland. National Child and Family Support Week 2019 will feature special public events in North Tipperary where parents and young people can find out more about services offered by Tusla. Tusla, together with its funded partners, supports families all over Ireland by providing an... [Read the full story]

Sports

Stamina Thursday of the Punchestown Festival is a real crowd pleaser!

May 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

A great day’s racing was had by all at the Punchestown Festival on Thursdahy as crowds thronged to the Kildare venue for day three of the action-packed five-day festival! Attendance: 2019   20,756 2018   20,204 Difference +552 02/05/2019. FREE TO USE IMAGE. Day Three of the Punchestown Festival, Pictured are Best Dressed Lady With Sarah Cass with jockeys Jonathan Burke and Danny Mullins . Picture: Patrick Browne Racing Highlights: The Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle Won in great style by English raider Unowhatimeanharry trained by Harry Fry and ridden by Mark Walsh in the colours of JP... [Read the full story]

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Resilient Farmers Conference- Farmers Health & Wellbeing – Building a Community of Support

April 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

Thursday April 25, Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   10am – 3.50pm   Embrace Farm wishes to invite you to the “Resilient Farmers’ Conference – Farmer’s Health & Well-being: building a community of support” in conjunction with Rural Support (Northern Ireland) and Farm Safety Foundation (UK) on April 25 in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.   The objectives of the day are to:   Highlight the issues impacting farmers health and well-being and the responsibility of Government and Industry. (Healthy Farmers, Healthy Farms, Healthy Sector / Society)   Ensure... [Read the full story]

News

Over 10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste Avoided Thanks to ‘Plastic Pledge’ – Minister Bruton

65 Industry leaders sign up to the Repak Plastics Pledge, eliminating 27,277 tonnes of C02 from the atmosphere.   The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today welcomed the success of the Repak ‘Plastic Pledge’ initiative, which will see over 10,600 tonnes of plastic...

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Dáil Eireann Declares Climate Emergency and Endorses Blueprint for Climate Action

Dáil Eireann has tonight voted [1] to declare a “Climate Emergency” and ” accept and endorse” the blueprint for action developed by the cross-party Committee on Climate Action. Reacting, Oisin Coghlan, Coordinator of the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition, said: “This is a radical mandate...

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Radon in workplaces – new legislation requires employers in high radon areas to test for this cancer-causing gas

New radiation protection legislation requires all employers in high radon areas to test their workplace for the radioactive gas radon.  Where levels are above the national reference level of 300 Becquerel per metre cubed, employers are then required to carry out work to reduce these levels. At...

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Tackling Climate Change and other major environmental challenges – EPA Research Call to provide €10.2 million for new research

 The EPA is seeking proposals from the research community to help identify solutions to climate change and other emerging and complex environmental problems. With up to €10.2 million available for new research projects, to be awarded in 2019 and 2020, the Research Call is divided into three strands: Climate &...

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IWT is calling on the government to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency following the publication of the latest UN report

The Irish Wildlife Trust is calling on the government to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency following the publication of the latest UN report to warn of catastrophic consequences for humanity in the face of global mass extinction. Biodiversity loss has impacted Ireland worse than most countries with...

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GAA

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Offaly Ladies Football

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Tipperary GAA Draw – August Results

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Clara GAA Notes

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Clara GAA Notes

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Events

Tusla launches National Child and Family Support Week 2019 in Tipperary

Events taking place from May 13th – 19th to raise awareness about Tusla support...


Two Master Printmakers exhibit at Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Damer House Gallery is very proud to be hosting Master Printmakers, Alice Hanratty...


Biggest Event Yet For Birr Festival Of Music

There will be arias in the air and strings in the streets once more when Birr Festival...


Fostering Fortnight 2019 with Fostering First Ireland

Fostering Fortnight has been running since Monday 4th March until Friday 15th March...


Exclusive show-only holiday deals at Holiday World Show Dublin

See the world for a fraction of the price with help from Holiday World Show 2019...


This Reuse Month Householders & Businesses are Encouraged to Reuse more, as less than 5% of disposed of items are reused

Reuse businesses, charities and organisation sustained more than 800 jobs, 350...


Féile na nÚll – Celebrating Apples and Community In Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Let’s get juicy! It has been a great year for apples and at Féile na nÚll, the...


Try Out Fishing At The National Ploughing Championships

Novice anglers are invited to try their hand at fishing at the upcoming National...


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