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The fodder crisis that has hit Tipperary farmers could cost the local economy approximately €24.5m, according to local farm leader Pat McCormack. The Lisheen-based deputy president of the ICMSA told the Tipperary Star that the full impact of the last year was only now becoming apparent and its effects will go well into next year and very likely into 2015 and beyond.
Visit Nenagh.ie was celebrating for the second time this week after team member Mehall Fitzgerald regained the County Jersey on the third stage of the An Post Ras. Mehall took the blue jersey on the Nenagh-Listowel stage of the event this Tuesday, following up on his taking of it on the first stage from Dublin to Longford on Sunday. He wears it today on the fourth stage, a tough, hilly 153km stage into Glengarriff, County Cork.
A survey of European regions that have developed sustainable freight transport systems is expected to be completed in the coming weeks as part of a research project aimed at exploring how the Limerick-Shannon Gateway could be developed as a Sustainable Gateway for freight transport.
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says the preliminary estimates under the National Farm Survey show that the viability of cattle and sheep farms is very precarious. ICSA president Gabriel Gilmartin said, “It is clear that these farms are particularly vulnerable to any cuts in direct payments because direct payments are so vital to actual family farm income.”
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Training continues Monday only for U8/U10s and Mondays and Wednesdays for U12/U14. Membership now falling due and should be paid to Marie Holly or any of the club mentors at training on or before May 27th.
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The Annual Tipperary Fleadh Cheoil was held in Ballina over the weekend and congratulations has to be extended to Ormonde CCE for a very successful festival. The Roscrea branch was well represented and claimed their share of awards.
Thurles Drama Group will present an annual and eagerly-awaited night of theatre entitled ‘Short Cuts’ on Friday, May 24th and Saturday, May 25th commencing at 8pm each night in The Source Arts Centre.
One victory and one runner-up position was Tipperary’s return from four appearances in the National Final of the Macra National Talent Competition in The Helix Theatre, Dublin on Saturday night.
The call has gone out to musicians in Tipperary to take part in love:live music, Ireland’s National Music Day on June 21st. The musicians called on music lovers, music promoters and venue managers in Tipperary to arrange a free live music event. love:live music, which saw an estimated 45,000 take part in free live music events across the country in 2012, is coordinated by Music Network and funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
The Sapphires is a feel-good Australian musical comedy-drama about four singing Aboriginal soul sisters who entertain US troops in 1968 Vietnam - based on a true story (and a 2004 play by Tony Briggs, son of one of the Sapphires) this film is a delight, packed with covers of many 1960s hits.
The Source Youth Arts Project presents in conjunction with Tipperary Regional Youth Service Sher’ Before the First Night.
Nenagh Eire Og is to put health, wellbeing and community building at the heart of everything it does through its participation in a GAA national initiative. The club is only one of five clubs throughout Munster to be nominated for the programme, the Healthy Club Project.
Congratulations to the boys and girls from St Joseph’s, St Colmcille’s and Killea schools who received the sacrament of Holy Communion last weekend. On Sunday next May 26th the children from Clonmore NS will celebrate their First Holy Communion in Clonmore Church at 10am Mass.
On Friday night, May 10, Seamus J King’s latest book, Cashel Rugby Football Club 1919-2012 was launched by our own Denis Leamy in a packed to capacity club house in Spafield. Part funded by South Tipperary Development Company, the book was two years in the making.
It was encouraging to see the response to the Clean up night organised a week ago, and the Tidy towns Committee thank all who came out and supported them on the night. The staff of Tesco, Super Valu and members of the Chamber of Commerce did a great night’s work and cleaned up back yards that hadn’t been cleaned or weeded for years.
The hard work by many volunteers has paid great dividends and has attracted very positive feedback from locals and visitors alike. The National Spring Clean in April kick-started great activity in the town resulting in much-needed makeovers in all areas.
Fianna Fáil Tipperary Cllr Michael Smith, says banks are continuing to be protected by the Government, which could result in Credit Unions losing millions in lost deposits. Cllr Smith said Credit Unions in Ireland could lose over €13 million in deposits with the liquidation of IRBC, formerly Anglo-Irish bank.
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