Fethard Holy Trinity NS record charity single

Every year Holy Trinity National School takes part in the annual Challenge to Change project and this year the pupils are working on an entry based on highlighting the issue of Homelessness. It is a huge issue in Irish Society, indeed globally, and the project highlights the difficulties of working with those who are marginalised […]

BREAKING All Ireland winning hurler Kieran Bergin joins Tipperary footballers

All Ireland winning hurler Kieran Bergin joins up with Tipperary footballers. KIERAN Bergin has joined the Tipperary senior football squad – 16 days after leaving the Premier County’s hurling panel. The 31-year-old Killenaule clubman trained with the footballers for the first time in Thurles last night (Thursday). His addition is a major coup for manager […]

Minister agrees to meeting over planned Tipperary plant closure

NEARLY SEVENTY JOBS TO GO AT LITTLETON Minister Denis Naughten has agreed to meet Tipperary Oireachtas members today (Wednesday) to discuss the planned closure of the Bord na Mona plant at Littleton. It was initially thought that the Minister had not been in a position to meet the Tipperary representatives but pressure has been maintained […]

Clonmel Junction Festival – Line Up Announced!

Full Festival Line-Up! Tickets go on sale tomorrow! Clonmel Junction Festival (CJF17) is set to bring a diverse and unique programme to County Tipperary this summer. Carefully curated around the theme of the Black Sheep, festival goers will have the opportunity to experiment as well as experience something new and completely different. One of the […]

Tipperary is still a rural county says Census stats!

The Central Statistics Office today (Thursday) publishes the second in the series of 11 thematic reports from Census 2016 – Profile 2: Population Distribution and Movements. • Of a total population of 159,553 in Tipperary in April 2016, 41.5% (66,244 persons) lived in urban areas, with 58.5% (93,309 persons) living in rural areas. • Nationally, […]