Deputy Mattie McGrath hails Fair Deal Dail vote as a victory for farm families

Members of the Rural Independent Group have expressed their delight after they achieved a successful Dáil vote this Thursday, June 1, on the motion they brought forward calling for immediate reform of the Fair Deal Nursing Home Support Scheme. The motion, which was carried by 51 votes to 48, represents a highly significant loss for […]

Tipperary garden designer wins Bloom silver medal

Also celebrating today is Mary Dillon from Roscrea who was awarded a Gold Medal for her Floral Art Competition Entry ‘Fading Papaver Orientale’ and a Silver Medal for her ‘Tulipa Rococo’ entry. Bord Bia announced the details of all award winners (included in the notes to editors) as the gates opened this morning on the annual five-day event, which […]

Tipperary Students honoured by Austrian ambassador

Three High School students were recently honoured at an awards ceremony at the residence of the Austrian Ambassador, Helmut Freundenschuss, in Ailesbury Road, Dublin. Brian Lacey and Niall Gannon won first and second place respectively (Transition Year Category) in a National German Essay competition titled ‘’Für und Wider Kunstschnee in den Alpen’’ – For and […]