Little room for manoeuvre as Tipperary SHC is set to take real shape

There is little room for manoeuvre as the county senior hurling championship is set to take real shape. Indeed, vital games are scheduled take place this weekend in the Roinn I and Roinn II. ROINN I Having shipped opening round defeats in group one Borris-Ileigh and Upperchurch-Drombane now require victories, pronto. Both games in group […]

Roscrea artist to showcase work at Bloom

A Roscrea painter will be one of 50 floral artists to take part in a Botanical and Floral Art exhibition at Bloom 2017. Kilkenny native Mary Dillon, who has been based in Roscrea since the mid 1980’s, is one of 50 artists selected to exhibit in the Botanical and Floral Art category at Bloom 2017. […]

New Mobile Library launched for Tipperary schools

Cllr. Siobhan Ambrose, Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, has launched a new replacement Schools Mobile Library vehicle in the midst of children and teachers in Kilsheelan National School. The Schools Mobile visits 150 Primary Schools in County Tipperary 3 times per year, administered by a dedicated Schools Librarian, who works closely with Primary School Teachers […]

Tipperary student is named Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur

Tipperary student Shane Cody of Nenagh has been named the Enterprise Ireland Product Design Student Entrepreneur at the University of Limerick’s Design@UL 2017. Shane developed MANTA, a hydrofoil water exploration vessel, designed to provide safe and easy access to inland waterways. Its hybrid peddle and battery propulsion system affords users performance, efficiency and comfort. University […]

BREAKING Serious safety concerns for residents leads to HSE takeover of Camphill centre

The HSE is to take over the running of a long-standing centre for adults and children with intellectual disabilities after inspectors raised “serious concerns” about the safety of the 18 residents. Camphill Communities of Ireland have confirmed that HIQA is to cancel the registration of its community at Ballytobin, near Callan, after “some issues” arose […]

National award for dedicated South Tipp Hospice team

HOSPICE INITIATIVE Earlier this year the South Tipperary Hospice Movement was given national recognition for the initiative it showed in taking measures to enable its home care team to deliver the best possible service in homes in all parts of South Tipperary and West Waterford. The voluntary organisation was awarded the Irish Health Care 2017 […]

Tipperary students win university scholarships

SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THREE DCU STUDENTS Three Tipperary students have received Sport Scholarship Awards at Dublin City University. The scholarships were awarded to the following students in recognition of sporting excellence in the 2016/17 academic year. Áine Lyons of Grangemockler, Carrick-On-Suir, received her Sport Scholarship Award for excellence in rugby. Áine attended St.Brigid’s College, Callan, […]

Tipperary’s poor mobile phone coverage is hurting the local economy

FRUSTRATION GROWING IN RURAL IRELAND Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten to urgently investigate what measures his Department can take to combat increasingly poor mobile phone coverage. Deputy McGrath was speaking as frustration continues to grow in large parts of rural Ireland where consistent and reliable mobile coverage […]

Moyle Rovers on course to top group in Tipperary county football championship

Moyle Rovers 0.15 Arravale Rovers 1.7 Moyle Rovers backed up their billing as the top team in their group on Wednesday evening in Golden when they put in a powerful second half performance to see off the spirited challenge of Arravale Rovers in the second round of the county football championship. After an unconvincing first […]