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Shake Up Of Ireland’s Third Level System Imminent

A shake up of this countries 3rd level colleges appears imminent, with a possible end to the 5 months of Summer Vacations time currently enjoyed, which leaves expensive equipment and buildings lying idle at the expense of the tax payer.

Higher Education Authority (HEA) chief executive and head of the State’s third-level funding body,

Garda Recruitment Drive To Be Launched

Templemore Garda Training College

This piece of news will be of interest and welcome to many of our readers.

A new Garda recruitment drive is to be launched, following the lifting of restrictions on the moratorium on hiring new public servants.

It is expected that new officers will be recruited and begin training before […]

A Future Harry Potter – The Invention of Hugo Cabret

So your kids are not reading, I hear you say, stuck on the PlayStation and on the TV, on every conceivable occasion and you are worried. Want the cure ?

It’s simple – Buy a copy of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick. Why, I hear you ask? Because it’s possibly the best […]

Health Warning – The Irish Canon (Abridged)

The Irish Canon (Abridged) comes on stage in The Source Arts Theatre, Thurles, on Thursday night next, 29th April,at 8.00pm, and is an absolute must for all involved with drama groups of all ages in Tipperary.

Completely and unashamedly abridged, watch The Irish Canon flash before your eyes dragging Irish plays kicking and screaming into […]

Veterinary Products More Expensive In Tipperary

A study, which was carried out by the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA), suggests that farmers in the Republic of Ireland are paying up to 58% more for veterinary medicines each year, than their counterparts in the North.

The survey involved the price comparison for similar veterinary products in veterinary offices and farm shops […]