27th February 2020

Current Vacancies

  North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC) is a Local Development Company delivering community, rural, social inclusion, youth, family support and supported employment programmes across North Tipperary. We are recruiting for the following positions: North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC) CHILDCARE NTDC is currently looking to recruit experienced Early Years Professionals to help in our busy Roscrea […]

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 […]

24th May 2021

Tipperary Supporting Social Enterprise Webinar

  Tipperary County Council intend to hold two webinars on the growth and development of the social enterprise sector in Tipperary on the 27th of May 2021 and the 3rd of June 2021 at 4pm.   The aim of the webinars are to provide information and awareness around the sector with a view to supporting social […]

24th May 2021

Borrisoleigh Community Development Association receives €12,843 grant from NTDC LEADER

  NTDC LEADER were delighted to support Borrisoleigh Community Development Association with support in developing the amenity area on the Nenagh Road combined with the greenway plans will eventually result in a loop walk of Borrisoleigh. Works to include widening and resurfacing of the existing footpath to improve the recreational site, and general enhancement of […]

18th May 2021

Tipperary Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) Survey

Tipperary Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) is a county-level committee, formed in 2015,  that identifies and addresses the priority issues for children, young people and young adults, aged 0 – 24 years, in the county. The CYPSC brings together representatives from the main statutory and voluntary providers of services, including youth services, family […]

10th May 2021

Ascend Go Purple for Stay Safe Ireland and Men’s Aid

Ascend supported by An Garda Siochana in aid of Stay Safe Ireland and Men’s Aid, GO PUPLE campaign was in full swing last week. With a whopping 20% increase in referrals in 2020, it is vital to show support for loal donestic abuse services such as Ascend in North Tipperary.    

10th May 2021

SICAP supporting Local Communities – SHOP LOCAL – SUPPORT LOCAL – STAY LOCAL

SICAP were delighted to be able to support local community group in Nenagh by sourcing local and shopping local. SICAP supported this group with a small grant to provide local supplies to volunteers and people in the community. Pictured are Jack Gill from Simply Food, Damian O Donoghue from Community Assistance North Tipperary and Joanne […]

28th April 2021

Tipperary County Council Launch Migrant Survey

Tipperary Local Community Development Committee are in the process of developing a Three Year ‘Migrant Integration Strategy’ for the County. The purpose of this, is to make Tipperary a more welcoming and inclusive place, to deliver services in a way that caters for all cultures and to eliminate all forms of discrimination and intolerance. To […]

22nd April 2021

Online Workshops for Greener Communities

    Online Workshops for Greener Communities. Do you know that there is a change in assessment criteria for Tidy Towns scoring and also Larger Grant funding?  There is a much increased emphasis on sustainability. This series of workshops is being delivered to high performing community groups to assist them to succeed in securing funding […]

15th April 2021

Anam Cara launches Bereavement Information Evening

    Anam Cara’s Bereavement Information evening will be held in conjunction with Jacinta’s Smile, an organization that support bereaved siblings. Jacinta’s smile will be on hand during the evening to discuss with parents how they can help support children after the loss of a sibling.   This event will take place on Wednesday 21st […]

15th April 2021

Tús celebrates its 10th year in North Tipperary

      Tús celebrates it’s 10th year in North Tipperary. We are very proud to be part of this very successful community based employment scheme that provides work opportunities that benefit the community. Tús NTDC works with host communities across North Tipperary with a variety of work placements to suits everyone’s skill level whilst […]

14th April 2021

NTDC Rural Development Programme LEADER secures funding of €2,238,831 across Tipperary

    Tipperary Local Community Development Committee and its partners deliver almost €8million in projects in 6 years. From Tipperary LCDC , Tipperary County Council, North Tipperary Development Company and South Tipperary Development Company   LEADER is a European funded programme to progress community and economic projects with a view to improving economic activity and […]

8th April 2021

CLÁR Scheme Launched for 2021

2021 CLÁR Programme The 2021 CLÁR programme was launched on 15th March 2021 by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD. A total of €5.5 million is available under the CLÁR 2021 programme, a 10% increase on 2020 funding.   This scheme might be of interest to some of the groups in your […]

8th April 2021

Cabragh Wetlands Launches Quarterly Newsletter

Cabragh Wetlands was set up in 1993 in an effort to save a vast area of wetland habitats from destruction after the filling-in of the settling pools by the Thurles Sugar Factory during its closure. These lagoons used to be an oasis of wildlife, particularly birds. The Cabragh Wetland Trust was formed and acquired the […]

1st April 2021

LEADER grant totalling €75,000 to Nenagh Olympic Athletic AC

    Many thanks to both Midland Tribune and Tipperary Star for coverage this week on the LEADER Grant allocated to Nenagh Olympic AC     Pictured above at the Nenagh Olympic AC Grounds in relation to the Award of a LEADER grant totalling €75,000.00 to Nenagh Olympic AC for the development of their facilities. […]

1st April 2021

NTDC Roscrea Youth Service Launch Newsletter

  Roscrea Youth Service have launched their very first newsletter. It is jammed packed with information on the services available, recent competitions, activities and upcoming workshops. It also introduces you to some of the fantastic staff we have working with us here in NTDC.   Click to see – Roscrea Youth Service Newsletter April 2021 […]

23rd March 2021

NTDC Kickham Street Thurles Receives upgrade funding of €190K

    Pictured at the North Tipperary Development Company Offices in Kickham Street Thurles recognising the Award of a LEADER Grant totalling €140,000 to upgrade and develop the NTDC Community Centre are: Michael Carey Tús Supervisor NTDC, Mary Callanan NTDC Ascend Project Worker, Paddy Barry NTDC Vice Chairman, Michael Murray NTDC CEO, Breada Ryan NTDC Project […]

11th March 2021

Remembering John Cahill

The Board of North Tipperary Development Company would like to remember John Cahill as the first anniversary of his death approaches. John was an integral part of the establishment and growth of the NTDC company we see today. John was a valued member of the board of directors for over 15 years where he showed […]

10th March 2021

NTDC Traveller Programme receives vaccine for Traveller Community Health Workers in Roscrea

    In recognition of the vital frontline work community health workers undertake the HSE Ireland has prioritised primary health care staff for a Covid-19 vaccination. Last week members of our team received their first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine. One week on we asked them how they felt about receiving the vaccine. Watch this short video […]

8th March 2021

NORTH TIPPERARY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WELCOMES MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCEMENT OF ILDN COVID-19 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE REGENERATION PROGRAMME

  NORTH TIPPERARY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WELCOMES MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCEMENT OF ILDN COVID-19 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE REGENERATION PROGRAMME   North Tipperary Development Company a member of the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Rural & Community Development Heather Humphreys TD, of an €800,000 COVID-19 Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme, funded by her […]

5th March 2021

Launch of Tipperary Children and Young People Services Website

  The link to the web-site is: www.tipperarychildrenandyoungpeoplesservices.ie     My thanks to all who have contributed to the descriptions on their particular services. Particular thanks to Cora Horgan, Youth Work Ireland Tipperary and to Michelle Kelly, Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service, both of whom, at different times, devoted resources to progress the […]

25th February 2021

Rethink Ireland Midwest Fund and Social Enterprise Fund Opportunities

      Ignite Midwest Fund €650,000 for counties Clare, Limerick and Tipperary.  The objective of the Ignite Fund is to spark meaningful social impact in the Midwest by providing support to some of the region’s most innovative community groups and social enterprises working to empower communities. https://rethinkireland.ie/current_fund/ignite-midwest-fund-2021/   Click HERE to access Eventbrite’s  information […]

22nd February 2021

Minister Humphreys announces new €800,000 Regeneration Programme for Social Enterprises

  Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Monday, 22 February), announced a new €800,000 Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme to help Social Enterprises recover from the impact of COVID-19. Social enterprises are businesses whose core objective is to achieve a societal or environmental impact. The Social Enterprise Regeneration Programme will provide supports […]

13th February 2021

NTDC collaborates to approve further project funding toward the development of viewing/discovery points around Lough Derg.

    North Tipperary Partnership Company, in partnership with Galway Rural Development and Clare Local Development, has approved further project funding toward the development of viewing/discovery points around Lough Derg. The funding has been provided through the LEADER grant programme, and this is the second such project with these partners on Lough Derg in recent […]

25th January 2021

2nd round of communtity grants across North Tipperary

    COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND 2ND ROUND The 2nd round was launched in December 2020 to provide grants to community groups to assist them: • with day to day running costs • to adapt their services and operations to fit the new COVID-19 reality. Examples of measures supported could be adapting premises to allow for […]

19th January 2021

NTDC is hiring – Safe House Support Worker – part time

Ascend Domestic Abuse Service for Women, North Tipperary Safe House Support Worker – Part Time   NTDC invites applications for a Safe House Support Worker with the responsibility for the set up and operation of a Safe House.   The role will entail providing accommodation support to women and children resident in our Safe House.   […]

15th January 2021

NTDC is hiring –

NTDC are recruiting for a panel of Youth Counsellors Qualifications/Experience: Accredited member of the IACP or IAHIP Minimum of two years relevant supervised experience in counselling since accreditation and preferably in a youth setting. Main duties: Working with youth to alleviate emotional destress and to encourage personal development. Work in confidential settings with youth/small groups […]

17th December 2020

NTDC Launches the Roscrea Family Support Needs Analysis

      Photograph taken by PJ Wright at the Launch of the Roscrea Family Support Needs Analysis taken in the Roscrea Shopping Centre with Age Friendly Roscrea’s Community Craft Memorial Christmas Trees. From left to right: Fionnuala Kenny Senior PPFS Manager TUSLA Mid-West, Anne Keevey, Caroline Wynne-Creamer, Dr. Caroline Cullen Area Manager TUSLA, Michael […]

16th December 2020

ILDN MEMBER NTDC WELCOMES CLARITY FROM MINISTER HUMPHREYS ON LEADER PROGRAMME FOR 2021

      DATE: 16 December 2020   CONTACT:  Michael Murray – 087 6753380   ILDN MEMBER NORTH TIPPERARY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WELCOME CLARITY FROM MINISTER HUMPHREYS ON LEADER PROGRAMME FOR 2021     North Tipperary Development Company a member of the Irish Local Development Network representing the 35 Local Development Companies (LDCs) that deliver the […]

15th December 2020

NTDC WELCOMES ILDN STRATEGIC PLAN

      NORTH TIPPERARY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY WELCOMES ILDN STRATEGIC PLAN TO ASSIST NTDC BUILD A VIBRANT INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY THROUGH COVID & BEYOND  

27th November 2020

ASCEND launches 16 days of Action Campaign

    NTDC Ascend Domestic Abuse Programme had launched it 16 days of Action campaign this month. The campaign runs from November 25th 2020 to December 10th 2020. Ascend will be adopting Orange Day, as a bright and optimistic colour which represents a future free from violence for women and girls. There has been an […]

25th November 2020

NTDC Tús Programme continues to provide vital Employment supports across North Tipperary

    NTDC Tús programme has a wonderful featured article in the weeks Nenagh Guardian. The Tus Programme offers vital employement supports to those eligible for the programme. Tús is a community work placement, providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people since 2011. The Tús initiative is managed by NTDC for the department of social […]

25th November 2020

NTDC and CLDC fund over €200K to Ballina Killaloe Sports and Community Facility

        NTDC’s Rural Development Programme (LEADER) and Clare Local Development Company were delighted to announce the cooperation of funding  for €222,752 towards the Ballina Killaloe Sports and Community Facility for the development of Rugby and Athletics Training in Clarisford Park. Clarisford Park is a 30 acre park containing a rugby pitch, soccer […]

25th November 2020

NTDC RDP provides LEADER funding towards Newport’s proposed Athletic Facility

    The Newport Community Project group have announced exciting plans for the proposed Athletics Facility being developed at the Boys National School, with contracts being signed and construction works scheduled for Spring 2021. The development will include a 200 metre four lane running track, a 60 metre six lane sprint track, a 60m X […]

19th October 2020

Newest Announcement advises Level 5 Lockdown to return for 6 weeks

     An Taoiseach Micheal Martin has announced that from Wednesday October 21st, midnight. Here are a few of the restrictions mentioned: People will only be able to exercise within five kilometres of their home. They can meet up outdoors with one other household within this limit for an activity such as exercise. There will […]

12th October 2020

NTDC launches several LGBTI+ Events in North Tipperary

  NTDC are proud to host some fantastic information sessions and collaborate with some wonderful agencies here in North Tipperary   For  more information on any of the below supports, contact Joanne on jmccarthy@ntdc.ie with your contact number.   Listen to Joanne speaking with Fran Curry  on Tipp Today – Tipp FM about the new […]

5th October 2020

Entire Country to move to Level 3 from midnight on October 6th

        For more details, click below. Level 3 From Department of the Taoiseach 1. Social and family gatherings 2. Weddings 3. Organised indoor gatherings 4. Organised outdoor gatherings 5. Sports 6. Religious services 7. Funerals 8. Museums, galleries and other cultural attractions 9. Bars, cafes and restaurants (including hotel restaurants and bars) […]

28th September 2020

PPN & NTDC Offer FREE Community Training

          To register for this course please visit https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/facebook-for-community-groups-tickets-122707265735           Source : PPN Training Information      

22nd September 2020

Positive Ageing Week – Monday 28th Sept to Friday 2nd Oct

  Positive Ageing Week (PAW) is an Age Action Ireland initiative. The focus is on community based events, organised by groups and individuals throughout Ireland, and national events organised by Age Action and its partners. The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 and the theme for the Age Action week 2020 […]

15th September 2020

Coronavirus: Guidance for Better Mental Health

          During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a lot of information about the virus and its effects on mental health. That’s because coronavirus and the social, financial and psychological implications it carries can seriously impact one’s mental wellbeing. Government legislation, mass media coverage, and the increasing global death toll will […]

15th September 2020

How Tipperary Communities Can Benefit from the Energy Transition

  ECTC are hosting an online meeting for communities in Tipperary “How Your Community Can Benefit from the Energy Transition”.   This will take place on Tuesday September 22nd from 7.30-9pm. This event will be an introduction for local groups interested in developing local energy projects. To confirm your place, please click on this link: […]

15th September 2020

Level 2 on the Road map to Medium Term Recovery

    The Government has announced a new five-level plan designed to live with Covid-19. As expected, it has announced that the country is on Level 2. But what does Level 2 mean? It means that the majority of areas of the economy and society, such as schools, restaurants, pubs and gyms, are open. Sporting activities […]

15th September 2020

Government announces Medium Term Plan on living with COVID 19

        Ireland is moving from a short-term emergency response approach to a medium-term approach to managing risk and repairing the damage that COVID-19 has inflicted on society. The Framework for Restrictive Measures will help us to go about our daily lives as much as possible, while managing the behaviour of the virus. […]

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