Tipperary Transition Years ‘engineer’ their future at WIT

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is delighted to have welcomed 40 Transition Year students to the Engineering Your Future (EYF) programme, a three-day, hands-on programme designed to give students a meaningful, practical insight into engineering at third level and as a career. Students from schools across Tipperary attended EYF programme to discover if engineering is […]

Cahir mother and daughter raise €1,000 for MND research

THEIR FAMILY IS TOUCHED BY THE DEBILITATING DISEASE The wife and daughter of a Cahir man who is battling Motor Neurone Disease raised more than €1,000 for the Irish Motor Neurone Association. Tim Shanahan told The Nationalist about his life-changing diagnosis of MND last month (click here to read his story). A popular man in […]

Remarkable Cahir father to represent Ireland in Spain after teenage heartbreak

A remarkable Cahir father’s teenage struggle has transcended him onto the world stage. Vincent Bradshaw will represent Ireland at the World Transplant Games (June 25-July 2) in Málaga later this month. He will be competing in the 40-49 years age category in the golf singles and team events, along with the 5k road race. 42-year-old […]

Remembering Dads on Father’s Day

SUPPORT ANAM CARA – TEXT ‘REMEMBER’ TO 50300 TO DONATE €2 Next Sunday, children young and old from across Tipperary will come together as a family to celebrate their dads for Father’s Day. But for many it is also a day tinged with sadness as we remember our dads who are no longer with us. […]

Housing Co-Op Bill has potential to resolve mortgage crisis

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he will be seeking immediate cross party support for a private members bill aimed at establishing an off-balance sheet National Housing Co-Operative whose sole intention will be keeping families in mortgage distress in their homes. The National Housing Co-Op Bill 2017, which has already been submitted to the office […]

Tipperary man is ‘Student of the Year’ finalist

The 2016 winner of the Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year award is Shane Fitzgerald fromKilmagemogue, Portlaw, Co Waterford. The awards were presented by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD in Dublin, on Thursday, June 1. Shane Fitzgerald completed his Teagasc Green Cert programme at Kildalton Agricultural College. FBD Insurance has […]

Tipperary Co-op first in Ireland to complete new programme ICOS SKILLNET PRESENT CERTIFICATE

Martin Costello, Branch Manager, Tipperary Co-op is presented with his certificate by T.J. Flanagan, ICOS CEO and Martin Keane, ICOS President at the graduation ceremony for co-op staff on the ICOS Skillnet management development programme. A group of 16 managers from dairy processing co-ops including Aurivo, Arrabawn, Dairygold, Glanbia and Tipperary have become the first […]