10th June 2024

Vacancies

                                                                             Roscrea Youth Service Ukraine Youth Project Worker NTDC invites applications for a Ukraine Youth Project Worker for the Roscrea Youth Service. The successful candidate must meet the criteria of the job specification including: At least a Level 8 professional qualification (e.g., youth work, psychology, community development, social care) […]

13th June 2024

Call for Grant Applications for Social Enterprises in North Tipperary.

            NTDC under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP 2024-2028) calls for grant applications from Social Enterprises in North Tipperary. SICAP provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion at a local level through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies. This […]

3rd May 2024

LEADER RDP Information Webinar on Grant Application Recording

  This webinar was recorded via Zoom on April 29th in collaboration with South Tipperary Development Company and Tipperary Local Community Development Committee. It is aimed at Enterprises, Organisations or Individuals who are interested in applying for funding under the LEADER Programme 2023-2027. It will go through eligible themes and criteria required as well as […]

23rd April 2024

LEADER 2023-2027 Officially Launched in County Tipperary

  North Tipperary Development Company, South Tipperary Development Company and the Local Community Development Committee were delighted at the successful turn out at last nights LEADER launch in Cabragh Wetlands Trust, Thurles. The Rural Development LEADER programme was successfully launched last night with an array of speakers including keynote speaker Jack Kennedy, Editor of the […]

1st March 2024

NTDC Panel of Tutors / Trainers Application

North Tipperary Development Company: Panel of Tutors / Trainers   North Tipperary Development Company is inviting applicants for future, possible, training courses, mentoring and guidance for SICAP 2024-2028 with a mid-programme review.   NTDC is seeking suitable and skilled applicants for the panel to be available to deliver training / supports to unemployed people and […]

1st March 2024

NTDC Invitation to Tender – Social Enterprise / Enterprise Mentors

    North Tipperary Development Company Invitation to Tender For Social Enterprise / Enterprise Mentors     Aim of this Tender The aim of this tender is to recruit business mentors with the requisite skills to work with new and existing NTDC SICAP Social Enterprise / Enterprise clients in North Tipperary and to assist clients […]

29th February 2024

Applications are invited for the LEADER Independent Evaluation Committees

Tipperary LCDC is Seeking Applications from the Public for Membership of their LEADER Independent Evaluation Committees   Tipperary Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is delivering the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2023-2027 in Tipperary in partnership with Tipperary County Council, South Tipperary Development Company and North Tipperary Development Company.  Independent Evaluation Committees (IEC) will be established […]

31st January 2024

SICAP – A year in review 2023

North Tipperary Development Company SICAP programme – A Year in review 2023. This represents a small selection of work carried out by the NTDC SICAP team in 2023.

24th January 2024

Ukrainian Winter Fairy Tale at Nenagh Scouts Hall – Saturday, January 20th, 2024

Ukraine is a country which has its unique history, customs and traditions. Many holidays follow in December-January every year. On Saturday the 20th,  there was a big event, Ukrainian Winter Fairy Tale,  which took place in Nenagh Scout Hall. Ukrainian winter is different  from the Irish . Ukrainian winter it is a lot of snow, […]

24th January 2024

Official Signing for the New SICAP 2024 – 2028 Programme

North Tipperary Development Company was successful in its tender for the new SICAP programme 2024-2028 in North Tipperary following a public procurement process. Present for the official signing of Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2024-2028 L to R – Brian Beck – Director of Services Tipperary County Council; Monica McElvaney, Chair of NTDC; […]

17th November 2023

Jordan Fitness & Performance Nominated for Best in Tipp Awards

Our Employment & Enterprise support worker in SICAP, visited Jordan Fitness & Performance in Bohernanave Thurles last week. SICAP have worked with Jordan fitness through the Enterprise Support programme of SICAP, giving Business information and advice from last September 2022. Jordan Fitness were nominated for the Best in Tipp awards and won a silver in […]

16th November 2023

International Men’s Shed Day celebrated in North Tipperary

      The five Mens Sheds from North Tipperary held an educational get-together at the EcoVillage Cloughjordan in celebration of International Men’s Day (Nov 19th) . The day included a tour of the EcoVillage Farm, a visit to the Thomas MacDonagh Museum, a workshop in the Digital Fab Lab, a presentation on how Sheds […]

21st August 2023

Call for Applications – LEADER Food Initiative

    Additional call for applications to the LEADER Food Initiative (LFI) The call for applications to the LEADER Food Initiative (LFI) is targeted at eligible small, food businesses in line with a commitment in the Programme for Government, ‘Our Shared Future’, to “support the small food producer, providing support for on-farm diversification enterprises and […]

JimFinn@80 Embrace FARM 8km Walk
12th July 2023

Embrace FARM Walk – JimFinn@80

Jim Finn, chair of the North Tipperary Development Company, celebrated his 80th birthday this week. To mark the occasion he will be raising funds for Embrace FARM by completing an 8km walk on Wednesday, July 22nd at 11.30am. For more details and to donate, visit the link below: https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/jimfinn80

3rd July 2023

NTDC Community Social Pop Up’s are on tour across North Tipperary

        North Tipperary Development Company have started delivering our Community Social Pop Up’s in your locality across North Tipperary. We would love to bring this to your surrounding areas. Help us reconnect communities, families and individuals by getting out and enjoying some laughter with your community. Our SICAP Community Development Team invites […]

22nd June 2023

Have Your Say: Tipperary Local Economic Community Plan Survey

19 June 2023 Tipperary County Council is preparing a new Local Economic & Community Plan for the period 2023-2028. We invite you to have your say on the future sustainable economic and community development of the county over the next five years. What is the Tipperary LECP? Tipperary Local Community Development Committee has commenced a […]

10th May 2023

SICAP Ageing Well Community Survey

  SICAP are inviting you to “Have Your Say” regarding Older People supports in our communities.       We would be grateful if you could fill out the survey below to allow us to gather information regarding gaps in services and the needs of your community.   SICAP Ageing Well Survey 2023 NTDC SICAP […]

10th May 2023

AFRICA DAY 2023

County Tipperary celebrates Africa Day 2023 which takes place on May 25th each year. Starting from May 20th, there will be a series of events across Roscrea, Borrisokane, Carrick-on-Suir and Thurles. Africa Day is a worldwide celebration of the cultures and people which remembers when 32 African countries signed the Charter of the Organisation of […]

10th May 2023

Final Reminder – Community Projects Planning for Climate & Biodiversity Competition

FINAL REMINDER – DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY MAY 12TH The Community Projects Planning for Climate & Biodiversity competition aims to stimulate communities/groups to identify and commence the development of projects suitable for funding under these programmes, by them creating a community plan to be ready to apply for these funding streams. This competition, for the best […]

8th May 2023

Bealtaine Festival 2023

Tipperary ETB Community Education section is delighted to be working with Tipperary County Council in organising a suite of workshops for this year’s Bealtaine Festival which runs for the month of May. Bealtaine is Ireland’s national festival which celebrates the arts and creativity as we age. The festival is run by Age & Opportunity, the […]

2nd May 2023

Minister of State O’Brien invites applications to the International Protection Integration Fund 2023

Minister of State O’Brien invites applications to the International Protection Integration Fund 2023 €500,000 will be made available to community based organisations to carry out integration projects at a national, provincial or local level to support the integration of International Protection Applicants. Grants of up to €20,000 will be allocated to successful organisations to support […]

27th April 2023

The Grand Opening of Killaloe Sailing Club – Saturday 22nd April, 2023

Killaloe Sailing Club held a grand opening of their club house and changing rooms on Saturday 22nd April from 4-8pm. North Tipperary Development Company played a role in providing funding for the building of the new facilities. There was a barbeque and other events such as power boat trips. IT was also possible to try […]

25th April 2023

Community Projects Planning For Climate & Biodiversity Competition

  The Community Projects Planning for Climate & Biodiversity competition aims to stimulate communities/groups to identify and commence the development of projects suitable for funding under these programmes, by them creating a community plan to be ready to apply for these funding streams. This competition, for the best community project plan for climate & biodiversity, […]

25th April 2023

2023 CLÁR Programme – €8 million for community and sports facilities nationwide.

Tipperary County Council is seeking expressions of interest in respect of projects under the CLÁR Scheme 2023 recently launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development from which the Council will consider for submission to the Department. CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding […]

24th April 2023

Thurles Careers & Job Fair – Friday 21 April

THURLES CAREERS & JOBS FAIR        21/4/23 BACKGROUND This event was hosted by Thurles Chamber and was held in The Dome, Semple Stadium between 2pm & 7pm on Friday 21st April 2023. North Tipperary Development Company, was able to take a stall at this event, which was fully subscribed by Local, National, and […]

24th April 2023

Join the Community Climate Coaches Programme

Are you a facilitator, community organiser, active volunteer or local authority / agency staff working in County Tipperary? Then this is for you! Picture it … Resilient, regenerative local communities in County Tipperary inspiring change, embodying innovation, and solid in tackling the climate, biodiversity, and energy storm head-on. What’s not to love, but how do […]

17th April 2023

Roscrea Youth Services Spring Newsletter – Issue 8 April 2023

Roscrea Youth Services have released their newsletter highlighting all their activities since the New Year. Congratulations to all the team on a great newsletter. Click here for the newsletter and read about what has been happening. Spring Newsletter

6th April 2023

Your Invitation to Help Shape the New LEADER Programme in Tipperary

      Following on from our recent hugely successful public consultation meetings on the new LEADER Programme across the county (and three online sessions) – you now have an opportunity to have your say by completing the questionnaire below.  Whether you were able to join us at the meetings or not, this is your opportunity to give your views […]

16th March 2023

€7.8 million announced for Co.Tipperary for LEADER 2023-2027

    To register for upcoming webinar sessions, click link below –    Economic Development & Job Creation April 3rd 10am to 11.30am https://bit.ly/Tipp_Economic Rural Infrastructure & Social Inclusion April 4th 10am to 11.30am https://bit.ly/Tipp_Community Sustainable Development & Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption April 5th 10am to 11.30am https://bit.ly/Tipp_Climate    

13th March 2023

North Tipperary Development Company: Invitation to Tender – Responding to Traveller Grief and Loss

The Traveller Health Unit, HSE Mid-West Community Healthcare in conjunction with North Tipperary Development Company invites tenders for the development of a co-produced methodology to explore the experience of multiple grief and loss, both as individuals and as part of the family unit, to develop a model of culturally competent practice and materials. To Apply: For further […]

9th March 2023

NTDC and Tipperary ETB Hosting Certified Engine Maintenance Course in Roscrea

NTDC are delighted to once again be collaborating with Tipperary ETB on providing a Four Stroke Engine Maintenance course in Roscrea. This QQI level 3 certified course is aimed at those adults who want to gain “Hands on experience” in starting their learning in Engine Maintenance. This course has been a roaring success in previous […]

7th March 2023

Minister Joe O’Brien announces fresh funding call for groups that support disadvantaged

Minister Joe O’Brien announces fresh funding call for groups that support disadvantaged   Call for applications under Community Services Programme (CSP) Programme benefits groups providing services and creating employment for disadvantaged Workshops to assist organisations applying for scheme  Minister for Community Development, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD has today, (Monday, 6th March 2023) announced a new Call for […]

6th March 2023

New Roscrea Town Centre First Masterplan Consultations

Roscrea Town Team in conjunction with Tipperary County Council is creating a new Town Centre First Masterplan for Roscrea. The aim of the plan is to map out future development, focus on tackling dereliction and vacant properties, and make the town centre a more attractive place to live, work, socialise and run a business. We have a […]

16th February 2023

Official Visit by Minister Joe O’Brien to Roscrea for Launch of the NTDC Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025

            Photographed: Roscrea Youth Services Team meeting Minister Joe O Brien TD,   Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, Joe O’Brien, today (Monday, 13 February) officially launched the North Tipperary Development Company’s (NTDC) Strategic Plan 2021-2025. The strategy’s vision is to provide financial, social, organisational […]

9th February 2023

Woodcarving Exhibition by Silvermines Men’s Shed

  This week the Nenagh Guardian wrote about the Silvermines Men’s Shed woodcarving exhibition in Nenagh Library which recently launched in Nenagh Library. The exhibition will run until the end of February. Read about the origins and history of men’s sheds in Ireland and North Tipperary. You can also learn where to join a Men’s […]

9th February 2023

Job Vacancy – Newport Community Centre

                  The Development Association Newport CLG are seeking a full-time manager at their centre in Newport. Duties will include but are not limited to the following. • Market and promote the Centre • Schedule maintenance and ensure the Centre is kept to the highest standard • Manage […]

8th February 2023

Roscrea Visit for Minister to Launch New Plan for North Tipperary Development Company

    Minister Joe O’Brien comes to Roscrea next Monday to launch the new Strategic Plan developed by North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC). NTDC provides a wide range of supports to over 10,000 individuals and 200 groups across the county each year and the new plan has been developed to guide the organisation, its board […]

3rd February 2023

Launch of Community Recognition Fund 2023 Expression of Interest

  The Community Recognition Fund 2023 aims to support the development of community infrastructure and facilities in recognition of the contribution being made by communities across the country in welcoming and hosting significant numbers of arrivals from Ukraine and other countries. The funding is specifically targeted at projects that are located in communities, towns and […]

1st February 2023

Silvermines Mens Shed Showcases Woodcarving Exhibition in Nenagh Library

        Silvermines Mens Shed was formed in 2017 and has 20 active members who currently meet on Thursday evenings. The group undertake various activities but are particularly interested in woodcarving and are currently undertaking their fifth course on the topic (funded by Tipperary ETB’s Community Education program) have taken the art to […]

23rd January 2023

HSE Launches National Lottery Grant Scheme 2023 to Health and Social Care projects

HSE National Lottery Grant Scheme The HSE offer National Lottery grants to health and social care projects. Community groups and voluntary organisations can apply. You must provide health or social care services to the community. For example, you might help people with a disability, older people, carers or disadvantaged groups. Important dates Wednesday 18 January […]

18th January 2023

Roscrea Tennis Club receives cooperation grant from NTDC Rural Development Programme

       Roscrea Tennis Club recently received a Rural Development Programme (LEADER) grant from North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC), Offaly Local Development Company (OLDC) and Laois Partnership Company (LPC) for a new Club House and Community Room.  (L-R): Jenny Collier (LPC), Patrick Killeen (NTDC), Gail O’ Meara and Michal Smith (Roscrea Tennis Club) and […]

5th January 2023

Community Support Fund Open for Applications January 2023

On the 18th of November Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State, Joe O’Brien TD, announced a new €10 million fund to support thousands of local community & voluntary groups with their energy bills/running costs.   Small grants in the range of €500 to €2500 are provided to help […]

19th December 2022

Roscrea Youth Service Newsletter December 2022 Issue 7

                  Roscrea Youth Services have launched their most recent newsletter keeping you up to date on all that is happening. Congratulations to the team for putting this together. Well done.   Click here for full newsletter.  RYS Newsletter December 2022 Issue 7           […]

15th December 2022

Ascend 16 days of Action Campaign raising awareness on domestic abuse

    The 16 days of Action campaign which ran from 25th November (UN Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to 10th December 2022 International Human Rights Day), to raise awareness of victims of Domestic Abuse ran by Ascend Domestic Abuse Service for Women in collaboration with Barnardos, TLC Kidz Programme, North Tipperary. […]

28th November 2022

NTDC SICAP Launches successful Video Case Study

NTDC successfuly launced it’s video case study in Cabragh Wetlands Thurles last week SICAP staff were delighted to host refreshments and a chat with local participants who took part in the study. The case study freatured local residents from Croke’s Street Thurles, Thurles Men’s Shed, Littleton Ladies Group, Roscrea Age Friendly and more.     […]

28th November 2022

Pathways Fair showcasing career opportunities with NTDC

NTDC were delighted to participate in the first ever progressive Pathways Fair in the Anner Hotel Thurles on 16th November 2022.   NTDC was part of a forum of local organisations who came together with particular emphasis to provide supports to young people, young people with additional supports required or thos looking to progress into […]

24th October 2022

Connections made at networking event for Social Enterprises with NTDC & SICAP

    A great gathering of Social Enterprises from across the Midwest was held in Newport Community Centre last week.  Networking and collaboration were the themes of the day and up to 40 organisations connected and shared information, ideas and inspiration.   We look forward to more opportunities to connect with social enterprises in the area.  […]

24th October 2022

NTDC Launches 2021 Annual Report

      On Tuesday 18th October 2022,  the Board of North Tipperary Development Company launched it’s 2021 Annual Report.    Jim Finn NTDC Chairperson outlined that “the report shares the results of a busy and successful year for the organisation and outlined the initiatives and programmes that NTDC undertook in North Tipperary in 2021”.  He […]

13th October 2022

NTDC SICAP Older People and Isolation Case Study 2022

        North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC) is one of the 49 Local Development Companies in the Irish Local Development Network delivering a range of services for communities and individuals in North Tipperary. What is Social Inclusion and Community Activity Programme? The aim of SICAP is to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion […]

10th October 2022

NTDC RDP LEADER Training underway

  NTDC Rural Development Program – LEADER has been busy these past few weeks with ongoing training. Many thanks to all those who have attended our Smart Villages Training in collaboration with Darren from the Technological University of the Shannon. And a huge thank you to the village representatives who attended on behalf of their […]

20th September 2022

NTDC Roscrea Roadshow kicks off with huge success

Roscrea Roadshow 2022   Picture Info : NTDC Staff and friends including Community Gardaí Bill and Brendan at last week’s Community Connector event. The Roadshow moves on next to Gleann Glas on the 27th and Kennedy Park on the 29th, , the Tullaskeagh area on the 4th and the Assumption Park area 6th. All events […]

16th September 2022

The Cottage Loughmore celebrates 10 years

    Happy 10th Birthday to The Cottage Loughmore – Community Cooperative Shop and Tea Rooms NTDC Rural Development Programme were delighted to support the project over the last decade. Enjoying some tea and scones were : L-R Jim Russell, Loughmore Community Coop and ICOS; Eoin Wolahan Chairman Tipperary LCDC; Angela Sheehan, Tipperary County Council; […]

9th September 2022

NTDC and ORIS funded by DRCD support local walkway development

            Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme  (ORIS) The Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme provides funding for the development of new outdoor recreational infrastructure. It also provides support for the necessary repair, maintenance, enhancement, or promotion of existing outdoor recreational infrastructure in rural areas across Ireland. The scheme supports sporting and recreational pursuits. […]

9th September 2022

Roscrea Roadshow 2022

  Roscrea Roadshow a Community Connector for North Tipperary Development Company The streets and estates of Roscrea will be filled with festive fun as the local team at North Tipperary Development Company deliver its upcoming roadshow to outline the huge range of community services they deliver in and around the town. The four-week series of […]

28th April 2022

Lowering Tipperary’s Carbon Footprint: NTDC is Going Green

North Tipperary Development Company takes steps to lower emissions in Tipperary. Pictured (left to right) at the recent launch of the company van in Cabragh Wetlands are the Tús and RSS Supervisors Team from NTDC, Tony Lanigan, John Bonfield, Michael Carey, Phil Keyes, Louise Nash, David Kyne, Seamus O’Sullivan and Jim Finn, Chair of NTDC. […]

21st April 2022

Cabragh Wetlands Launch LEADER Water Awareness Programme

Cabragh Wetlands Development Trust have launched a LEADER-funded water awareness programme for communities in North Tipperary. Throughout this programme, which is supported by NTDC, 14 communities across North Tipperary will be offered a free workshop within their own areas at which they will learn about our rivers and the life they support, find out more […]

8th April 2022

ILDN Launch Social Enterprise Ezine ahead of SocialiSE 22 Summit

Ahead of the SocialiSE Summit for Social Enterprises, the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) have published the first edition of their Social Enterprise ezine, SocialiSE.  There will be two further editions as well as a series of videos, all showcasing stories from communities across the country and raising awareness of the social enterprise sector in […]

15th March 2022

Smart Villages Rural Development LEADER Training – Expression of Interest Now Open

North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC)—in collaboration with Technological University of the Shannon (TUS)—have announced the delivery of Smart Villages rural development LEADER training during Sept/Oct & Nov/Dec 2022. The training will be awarded to communities in the Nenagh, Newport & Roscrea regions and NTDC is now accepting Expressions of Interest from Community Groups in these […]

14th March 2022

NTDC LEADER Funding for Sean Mulholland Insulations Ltd

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Sean Mulholland Insulations Ltd. (Killea, Templemore) to support the purchase of additional equipment for their expanding business. For more information on Sean Mulholland Insulations Ltd, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee […]

8th March 2022

ILDN Welcomes Award of Social Enterprise Census Contract to SERI, ILDN, Amárach Consulting Consortium

ILDN WELCOMES GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT TO AWARD THE CONTRACT TO OPERATE NATIONAL SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CENSUS TO CONSORTIUM OF SERI, ILDN AND AMÁRACH CONSULTING.   The Irish Local Development Network, the national body representing Ireland’s 49 Local Development Companies, have today welcomed the decision by the Department of Rural and Community Development to award the contract to […]

17th December 2021

The Cré News – Issue 3 April 2022

Roscrea Community Action Partnership April 2022 Issue 3:  ‘The Cré News’ Newsletter    Roscrea Community Action Partnership  (Roscrea CAP), a networking group composed of community and statutory groups in the Roscrea area, have recently launched the first edition of their newsletter, The Cré News in July 2021. The free publication features the many wonderful events, […]

14th December 2021

Traditional Stonework in Newport by Tús & CE Participants

  The beautiful traditional stonework at Riverside Park, Newport, is the work of Tús Participant Peter Jennings (NTDC) and CE Participant John Turner (Newport Tidy Towns). Working with their host community, Newport Tidy Towns, the two stonemasons crafted the low boundary wall at the park and joined with a team to create a curved seating […]

10th December 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd., to fund the installation of a laboratory in their production facility in Borrisoleigh. For more information on Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd., see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered […]

1st December 2021

Tipperary County Council Launch Community Activities Fund

Tipperary County Council has launched a new scheme called The Community Activities Fund to support community groups. The total amount of funding available is €199,381 and it is estimated that each grant will be €2000. The scheme is to support community and voluntary groups impacted by Covid-19. This once-off fund will be allocated under the […]

29th November 2021

Ascend NTDC hosts webinar on Coercive Control with Dr. Emma Katz

        To mark the 16 Days of Action which starts on the 25th November 2021, Ascend NTDC and the Barnardos TLC KIDZ Project (North Tipperary) were delighted to  host a webinar on Coercive Control with Dr. Emma Katz.  The Prevention, Partnership, & Family Support Dept, Tusla were also present to speak about their […]

25th November 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Fuchsia Lane Farm

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Fuchsia Lane Farm (Roran, Terryglass) to support their farm tourism accommodation product upgrade. For more information on Fuchsia Lane Farm, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North […]

25th November 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Cloughjordan House

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Cloughjordan House (Cloughjordan) to support their tourism product development. For more information on Cloughjordan House, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North Tipperary Development Company. Pictured left […]

11th November 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Stonepark Lodge

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Stonepark Lodge Caravan and Camping (Ballinderry) to support the upgrade of their premises. For more information on Stonepark Lodge Caravan and Camping, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered […]

11th November 2021

NTDC welcomes Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announcement of €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted by COVID-19

    Pictured launching the €9 million Fund to support community groups are Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD and Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD Source of Photo: Julien Behal Photography Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted […]

9th November 2021

NTDC Launch Managing Change Workshops for Social Enterprises

Social Enterprises (SEs) are businesses that aim to achieve a social or environmental impact through trading in goods or services and re-investing any surpluses generated into achieving their social goals.  SEs come in many forms—community shops and cafés, meals-on-wheels, crèches, community centres and local care organisations, to name but a few. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

3rd November 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for The Crafted Crust Bakery

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to The Crafted Crust Bakery (Ballinderry) to support the purchase of additional equipment for their expanding business. For more information on The Crafted Crust Bakery, see their Facebook page here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development […]

26th October 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Cáis na Tíre

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Cáis na Tíre (Ballinderry) to support the expansion of their sheep milk and cheese production facility and equipment. For more information on Cáis na Tíre, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development […]

14th October 2021

NTDC Request for Tender: Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme Mentor Panel

NTDC Request for Tender: Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme Mentor Panel Managing Change – Mentoring supports to Social Enterprises (eTender System ID 200278) NTDC is currently seeking tenders from suitably qualified persons/organisations to deliver one-to-one Mentoring on Strategic Planning and Income Diversification to Social Enterprises in North Tipperary, Clare and Limerick. This project will provide support […]

12th October 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Tipperary Glass Ltd.

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Tipperary Glass Ltd. (Templemore) to support the purchase and installation of a waste-water treatment and water recycling system. For more information on Tipperary Glass Ltd., see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development […]

6th October 2021

Big Turnout for Men’s Sheds Re-Opening Event in Thurles

  Pictured left: Christy Sheehan from Mullinahone speaking from the heart about the value of a Men’s Sheds to an attentive audience, including MC Michael O’Brien (Silvermines Men’s Shed) and the Cabragh Wetlands House Band. Pictured right: Tom Cullen(Thurles Men’s Shed), Michael O’Brien (Silvermines Men’s Shed), Paddy Barry (NTDC), Breada Ryan (NTDC), Mike Ryan (NTDC) […]

27th September 2021

North Tipperary Mental Health Week ‘SNAP’ Pack

North Tipperary Mental Health Week takes place each year in October — this is a week set aside to remind us to continue to take care of our mental health. During North Tipperary Mental Health Week 2021, there will be events, classes and signposts for us all to safeguard, protect and nourish our mental health. […]

15th September 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Cross Fabrications

NTDC were delighted to award a LEADER grant to Cross Fabrications to support the refurbishment of their new business premises at Borrisoleigh, Nenagh. For more information on Cross Fabrications, see their website here. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North […]

14th September 2021

NTDC Request for Tender: Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme Trainer Panel

North Tipperary Development Company is currently seeking tenders to form a Panel of Trainers to provide online training to Social Enterprises in the Midwest region covering the theme of ‘Managing Change — Strategic Planning & Income Diversification’. Tendering individuals/organisations should demonstrate capacity in one or more of the following thematic areas for Social Enterprises: Social […]

9th September 2021

Launch of Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, this week announced €1 million in funding for social enterprises nationwide. The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 will provide social enterprises with grants towards small scale capital projects. Tipperary has secured €36,696.52 under the Scheme, which will be administered by Tipperary Local Community Development Committee. For […]

9th September 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for The Lunch Bag

  NTDC were proud to support The Lunch Bag (Lisabunny, Nenagh) with a LEADER grant award to support the establishment of their new business at Lisabunny Industrial Estate, Nenagh. The LEADER Grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North Tipperary Development […]

3rd September 2021

Loughtagalla Park Thurles evolving for future generations

    PROPOSED UPGRADE OF LOUGHTAGALLA PARK – SUPPORTED BY SICAP UNDER THEIR EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES ACTION   North Tipperary Development Company under their Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme in conjunction with Loughtagalla Park & Residents Committee came together in 2018 to develop a 3–5-year plan. The first objective of this plan is to upgrade […]

25th August 2021

Launch of North Tipperary Parenting Support Guide

The North Tipperary Parenting Support Guide is a new parenting resource produced by Tusla in partnership with a number of support services across North Tipperary. Now available for download, the Guide contains reliable information about the range of parenting supports available in North Tipperary, including: An outline of the supports each service provides. Details of […]

11th August 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Ballyhogan Country Kitchen

NTDC were delighted to support Ballyhogan Country Kitchen (Ballyhogan, Ballycommon, Nenagh) with a LEADER grant award to fund the purchase of new equipment and the upgrade of their premises. The LEADER Grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North Tipperary Development […]

11th August 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Security in Shredding

NTDC were proud to support Security in Shredding (Ballyartella, Nenagh) with a LEADER grant award to fund the purchase of new equipment and the extension of their premises. The LEADER Grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North Tipperary Development Company.  […]

6th August 2021

Launch of The Cré News

Roscrea Community Action Partnership Launch ‘The Cré News’ Newsletter    Roscrea Community Action Partnership  (Roscrea CAP), a networking group composed of community and statutory groups in the Roscrea area, have recently launched the first edition of their newsletter, The Cré News. The free publication features the many wonderful events, services and organisations available in the […]

5th August 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for Blackcastle Farm

NTDC were delighted to support Blackcastle Farm (Two Mile Borris, Thurles) with a LEADER grant award for the construction of buildings, including a kitchen for the preparation of their speciality meats, visitor toilet facilities and an outdoor entertainment area. The LEADER Grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the […]

4th August 2021

NTDC speaks to Tipp Today Fran Curry on upcoming LGBTI webinar on increasing visibility in GAA

  As part of this year’s Tipperary Pride celebrations, Sporting Pride along with North Tipperary Development Company, GOSHH and GCN are delighted to host a webinar discussion on LGBTI+ visibility in sport. The online event will also discuss Ireland’s first LGBTI+ inclusive GAA club – Na Gaeil Aeracha. Joanne McCarthy Community Development Worker with the […]

29th July 2021

Retirement of Rural Social Scheme Participant

Congratulations to Tom Ryan (Knockahopple, Curreeny) who recently retired from the Rural Social Scheme after 14 years. During his time on the RSS, Tom worked at Kilcommon Prayer Garden, Kilcommon Pilgrim Loop Walk and a wide variety of other projects in the Kilcommon, Rear Cross and Curreeny areas. All at NTDC, and Tom’s friends and […]

29th July 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for John Hanly & Co. Ltd

NTDC were proud to support John Hanly & Co. Limited (Ballyartella Woollen Mills, Nenagh) with a LEADER grant award for the purchase of new equipment and the completion of a feasibility study. The LEADER grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through North […]

19th July 2021

NTDC LEADER Funding for New Institute Snooker Club

NTDC were delighted to support The New Institute Snooker Club (Friar’s Street, Nenagh) with a LEADER grant award totalling €78,856.98 to fund the recent enhancement and refurbishment of the snooker hall’s interior. The LEADER Grant was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 under the aegis of the Tipperary Local Development Committee and administered through […]

19th July 2021

Rethink Ireland Launch Social Enterprise Start-up Fund

Rethink Ireland have recently announced the opening of The Social Enterprise Start-up Fund. The €800,000 Fund will be delivered over two years: 2021 – 2022 and has been created by Rethink Ireland in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development via the Dormant Accounts Fund. The fund seeks to support social enterprises at […]

21st June 2021

Acorn Digital Tablet Initiative supported by SICAP

        SICAP in North Tipperary has been instrumental in rolling out the Acorn Digital Tablet initiative and assisting with basic tutorials to each beneficiary, to become confident and competent in using the tablet. This scheme gives the beneficiary the opportunity to engage over a 12 week period in areas of interest to […]

9th June 2021

SICAP Grant for Social Enterprise: Call for Applications

NTDC under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP 2018-2022) calls for grant applications from Social Enterprises. SICAP provides funding to tackle poverty and social exclusion at a local level through local engagement and partnerships between disadvantaged individuals, community organisations and public sector agencies. This grant aid will support the start-up, continuation or expansion […]

4th June 2021

#SicapStories highlights the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme

      Welcome to SICAP Stories. We aim to shine a light on how the Government’s primary social inclusion measure – the Social Inclusion & Community Activation Programme helped individuals & communities throughout the #COVID19 pandemic. Look out for #SicapStories     Our first SICAP Story illustrates how the Social Inclusion & Community Activation […]

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