Fethard Medieval Festival, which has been held for the last six years during Heritage Week in late August, has been moved this year to Sunday afternoon, June 23, to form the colourful centrepiece of the first weekend long ‘Fethard Gathering Festival 2013’
Carrick-on-Suir’s business, tourism, local authority and community leaders gathered at an economic conference to draw up a mission statement for the town’s development over the next 30 years.
The County Library in Clonmel is a welcoming place. Throughout the year it accommodates exhibitions and meetings and small groups of people pursuing their own particular interests and research. In the weeks preceding Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations, it gives space and facilities to a number of students in their revision studies. It might well be asked, especially by an ordinary member of the public, why schools do not offer the same accommodation: nor why students do not avail of the peace and quietness of their own homes in which to study.
Primary teachers have backed the revised public sector pay deal.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested over the sexual assault of a woman with special needs while she was out jogging.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of dissident republican activity after guns and ammunition were seized by gardai.
A youngster was rendered speechless as Michelle Obama affectionately greeted him and classmates backstage at a special performance of the dance spectacular Riverdance.
The wife of the world's most powerful man is sitting across the table eating fish and chips at your local - the stuff of dreams for most mere mortals, but for U2 frontman and self-styled anti-poverty campaigner Bono it was just another lunch at the top table.
The Cahir Tidy Towns Group received great news last weekend that our great novelist and proud Cahir woman, Melissa Hill has sponsored the painting of the library!
John Lonergan, author and former governor of Mountjoy prison, will officially open the South East Craft Gathering, in the Craft Granary on July 4.
Fethard Festival returns this coming weekend to celebrate ‘The Gathering’ with a fantastic selection of family events that will guarantee a great weekend’s entertainment.
The ICMSA President, John Comer, has said that his association is now working on the basis that the cost of the weather and fodder crisis will reach €900 million and will continue through next winter and into Spring 2014.
The National Downy Birch Seed Orchard and the National Alder Seed Orchard have achieved ‘Qualified’ status. This follows a major research effort by Teagasc to genetically improve tree quality.
Irish voluntary organisation, AIMS Ireland, has launched an innovative new public information campaign for women having babies in Ireland. The campaign, called 42 weeks, aims to inform and support women and their partners so that they can put decisions about their maternity care firmly in their hands, to ensure that they make the right choices, and have the best possible birth outcomes, for their babies and themselves.
Shade, water and lots of rest - these are the top tips from pet specialists Maxi Zoo, when it comes to our beloved dogs and that glorious weather. So that boiling sky ball has cooled for now, but it will be back (paws crossed) and when it does, let’s be prepared.
Hidden Hearing Tipperary has been nominated as Corporate Member of Age Action, with the hearing health care provider sponsoring a number of fundraising Age Action initiatives through the year.
Residents from the Tipperary village of Emly are off to Brussles on June 28 to represent Ireland in the ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ of energy competitions. The village, as represented by their Tidy Towns group, entered the Energy Neighbourhoods competition ran by the Tipperary Energy Agency and emerged overall winners beating off stiff competition from communities in Cork, Galway and Waterford. The Tipperary householders managed energy savings of 37%, resulting in massive savings of €740 over the course of the twelve month project. Other neighbourhoods in the national competition averaged energy savings of 18%.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
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