Newcastle & Local Area Photos April 2021-On the day the 5K travel restriction was lifted I took these photos in the Newcastle and surrounding areas. 12 April 2021. The second set of photos are from inside the Poly Tunnel in the Community Garden shows that even the plants are still doing well. The third set of photos are from the Duck […]
General Liam Lynch Commemorative Mass 2021 in Newcastle.-🇮🇪 Liam Lynch committee member Theo Hackett and Deputy Mattie McGrath raising the Tri Colour before the Liam Lynch Commemorative Mass in Newcastle yesterday, Sunday morning. You can watch the full recording of the Mass here #generalliamlynch #newcastletipperary #LiamLynch #tipperary #alwaysremember #neverforget #newcastleclonmel
Remembering General Liam Lynch – who died on 10th April 1923-Liam Lynch, Born 9 November 1893 Barnagurraha, County Limerick. Died 10 April 1923 (aged 29) Clonmel Hospital, Clonmel, County Tipperary. General Liam Lynch, was one of the key figures in the War of Independence and the Civil War. This Audio clip below (22 minutes) is from the RTE Radio series Uncivil War, presented by Colm […]
The Caisleán Nua 5K, Home & Away Virtual Walk/Run-Newcastle GAA & Scoil Mhuire N.S are delighted to come together and launch The Caisleán Nua 5K, Home & Away Virtual walk/run . This event will take place over the Easter weekend, 2nd to 5th April. We are looking forward to seeing all your snaps from around the village, the county, the country and the world . The GoFundMe […]
International Women’s Day 2021-International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is […]
Flooding in Newcastle – 24th Feb 2021-After days of rain the flooding in Newcastle Village has come to a head. The Suir bridge is impassable and flooding on other roads has nearly cut off our village in it’s entirety. Some photos & videos below show the scene (taken by Sean Byrne). The local Suir Blueway walking area is under water although […]
BIG NEWS: Santa’s Test Run through Newcastle-Due to Covid 19, Santa has to take extra precautions this year and needs to plan his route to perfection… So Santa will be taking a Test Run on his sleigh through the village of Newcastle and approach roads on the evening of Sunday, December 20th! Because all of our kids have been extra good […]
St. Vincent De Paul Christmas 2020 Fundraiser.-Today, for too many people, it can still just take one small problem to tip someone into crisis and poverty. It can be an unexpected illness or unexpected bills. Our Lady’s Conference of St. Vincent De Paul Ardfinnan are currently restricted in our fundraising activities due to Covid 19 and would ask you to kindly […]
Newcastle Community Garden. October 2020-The Horticulture group busy in the Newcastle Community Garden. October 2020. We as a community are delighted to have been able to assist in helping to make this training happen.
Newcastle Tipperary CFR Group (First Responders) GoFundMe, please help.-Newcastle CFR Group (Cardiac First Responder) Group was formed in 2016. The group, under the guidance and leadership of Mr. Donal Lonergan Community Engagement Officer with the National Ambulance Service began training people in the locality on CPR and Defibrillator use, over 100 people have since been trained on CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and Defibrillator use […]
Defibrillator Locations in Newcastle-Please note the locations of all 4 Defibrillators in Newcastle Village. All defibrillators in the village can be accessed by dialing 999 or 112 and the emergency operator will provide the code to open the cabinet. Deora De Housing Estate, Outside the Office, top right corner of the estate, beside front door. (Yellow Box) Community […]
UPDATE 28th August 2020 – BN&B CE Scheme – Restored Massey Ferguson 135-If you’re around Newcastle and the surrounding areas you will see this Massey 135 out and about. It is our workhorse and was never made to sit in a shed. Even though it has been restored to the highest standards it will continue to work daily. Photos taken: 14th August 2020. UPDATE 28th August 2020: […]
ALONE is looking forward to providing specialist supports for Older People in Tipperary-ALONE is looking forward to providing specialist supports for Older People in Tipperary. Many thanks to Bridget Farrell @SouthEastCH, Phil Shanahan @sthtippdevco, Liam Kelly and @mattiemcgrathtd for their help to date. #YouAreNotAlone#GoodMorningSouthTipperary Photo taken 14th Aug 2020 outside Tigh na nDaoine in Newcastle where Alone will take over from Good Morning South Tipperary running the […]
Suir Blueway in Newcastle – Update 26th June 2020-Some photos taken on the Suir Blueway in Newcastle on the 26th June 2020. Because of Covid-19 this project was delayed but is finished, (at lease this small section) now. Maintenance is now the problem but hopefully this will be in hand soon.
Knock ME Down Challenge 2020 – 5th Sept 2020 – CANCELLED-Knockmealdown Active is a multi-community initiative to promote trade and tourism in the communities at the foothills of the Knockmealdown Mountains in Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
The communities involved are Ballyporeen, Clogheen, Goatenbridge, Ardfinnan and Newcastle. More information to come on the 2020 event....
Newcastle Tidy Towns, Clean Up – Saturday June 20th 2020-We’re hoping to revive Newcastle Tidy Towns and get a new committee and volunteers on board so if you’re interested in helping out going forward, please let me know!! Thanks to everyone, young and old who helped with the litter picking, weeding and everything else.
Easing the COVID-19 restrictions on 29 June (Phase 3)-These measures are part of the third phase of lifting the public health restrictions that were put in place to protect us all from COVID-19. They come into effect on top of the measures announced as part of phase 2. They are part of Ireland’s roadmap for reopening society and business. CLICK HERE for full document on […]
Newcastle Volunteer Clean Up Morning this Saturday 20th June-🔴 Newcastle Volunteer Clean Up Morning this Saturday 20th June from 10am to Noon. (full details below). We’re back and inviting you to get involved in our new committee! Due to Covid19, the annual National Spring Clean has been rescheduled and we are running a Volunteer Clean Up Morning this Saturday from 10am til Noon […]
The Historic Graves project in Newcastle, Tipperary.-The Historic Graves project is a community focused grassroots heritage project. Local community groups, in our case here in Newcastle it was the BN&B CE Scheme are trained in low-cost high-tech field survey of historic graveyards and recording of their own oral histories. They build a multi-media online record of the historic graves in their […]
The National Spring Clean which takes place from 8th June to 20th June, 2020.-MESSAGE FROM TIPPERARY LOCAL AUTHORITY: All queries to Environment Section on 0761-06-5000 Dear PPN Member, The National Spring Clean which takes place from 8th June to 20th June, 2020. It is coordinated nationally by An Táisce and supported locally by Tipperary County Council. This year Tipperary County Council are hoping to encourage as many groups […]
Return to Work Safely Protocol, Workplace Health and Safety, 9th May 2020-The Return to Work Safely Protocol is designed to support employers and workers to put measures in place that will prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, when the economy begins to slowly open up, following the temporary closure of most businesses during the worst phase of the current pandemic.
Roadmap for reopening society and business-There are 5 phases in the Roadmap to ease restrictions. Each phase consists of a menu of options will be considered by government as it gradually opens up economic and social activities. These are just predictions at this stage and will depend on the medical advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team at the time in question.
Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support-In support of people cocooning at this time, RTE has launched a 15 minute programme to help older people to keep active at home. It will be broadcast daily on RTÉ One at 2.20pm. It will help viewers who are at home and some in self-isolation or cocooning and will offer tips, especially to older viewers, on how to keep healthy and happy.
PPN Tipperary – April 2020 2nd Edition Newsletter- Tipperary PPN April 2020 2nd Edition Newsletter Sections: 1. PPN News & Members Corner 2. Active Public Consultations/ Notices 3. Funding/ Grant Opportunities 4. Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events PPN News Dear PPN Member, We do hope this email finds you well and we are very aware we are sending you […]
Tipperary PPN Newsletter April 2020-Tipperary PPN Newsletter April 2020 Sections: 1. PPN News & Members Corner 2. Active Public Consultations/ Notices 3. Funding/ Grant Opportunities 4. Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events PPN News Dear PPN Member, We do hope this email finds you well and we are very aware we are sending you lots of information due […]
Suir Blueway in Newcastle Village – Update 23rd March 2020-The River Suir Blueway facility in the Village of Newcastle is partly open now. The builders fencing has been taken away for the most part. This section is a very small piece of the Suir Blueway project in Newcastle but it's nice to see the amount of work that has been done so far. Have a look at the photos below for an idea about what it looks like.
15th March – Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support-Update for PPN Members Dear Member Groups. Please find below a further update from the Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support Group. We expect to be circulating regular updates from this group over the next number of weeks. Dear Stakeholder, As you know as part of the national response to Covid-19, the Department of Health, the […]
Newcastle Community Composting – Poly Tunnel up and running.-Newcastle Community Composting Our Poly Tunnel is starting to take shape. Black oats, Peas, Beans, Carrots, Strawberries, Crimson Clover, Kale & Phacelia (Bees love it I'm told) Lots more work to do. #newcastletipperary #newcastlecomposting #newcastleclonmel #communitycomposting
CANCELLED – Caisleán Nua CCE will hold an Irish music open day in Tigh na nDaoine on Sunday March 15th 2020-Caisleán Nua CCE will hold an Irish music open day with multi award winning musician Sarah O’Gorman. We are delighted to have Sarah on board and she will launch a new music program within our branch to work with our music classes going forward. Sarah is also a qualified teacher for the Comhaltas SCT grade exams, which we will offer in the future.
Please come along to our open day, message us or contact Sinead (see poster for details) to sign up or for more information.
St. Declan’s Way 2020 – the second Saturday in each month-Each stage is between 18 and 25km long. Only Stage 3 (Goatenbridge to Lismore) involves mountain walking. The rest are relatively flat.Payment includes refreshments at check-in, buses from check-in to walk start point, stewards and guides on the day and refreshments at sign-out (which will be back at the check-in location).
Hike For Hospice: South Tipperary Hospice-Hike For Hospice: South Tipperary Hospice
This is a fundraiser in aid of the South Tipperary Hospice Movement organised by Alan O’Dwyer, Micheal Peters and John O’Heney. It will take place over 3 days on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday in May.
Socially Monitored Pendant Alarms.-Socially Monitored Pendant Alarms. Newcastle, Ardfinnan, Grange and Ballybacon Community Alert Groups are in a position to provide eligible housholders i.e. persons of limited means with Socially Monitored Pendant Alarms.
Winter Burglary Prevention-From An Garda Siochana, some very good information and Top 5 Tips. For instance did you know 40% of burglaries in winter occur between 5pm and 11pm.
A Fish out of Water – A Dunhill Dramatic Society Production-Dunhill Dramatic Society presents "A Fish out of Water" by Jim Keary in Aid of Positive Steps Together. In Newcastle Community Centre on Saturday 1st of February 2020. Curtains up at 8pm SHARP. Tickets 10 euro in aid of this great charity.
Brideview Drama Group Present – Bailegangáire-Tickets now on sale at our school for upcoming production of Bailegangáire on Friday 8th February at Ballymacarbry Comm. Centre.
This is a fundraiser and our school / Parents’ Association are beneficiaries. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment. School can be contacted on 052-6136349.
Charity Gig in Aid of 3 Worthy Causes-Charity Gig
The Clonmel Park Hotel are proud to Sponsor yet another year of the ever successful Charity Gig.
- The Pearly Whites
- The Waheys
- Supersoul Machine
This year, the gig is in aid of 3 very worthy casues:
- C-Saw Suicide Awareness
- South Tipperary Hospice
- Clerihan National School Special Classes
Lidl offer Autism Aware Quiet Evenings-Every week Lidl offer Autism Aware Quiet Evenings. These evenings take place every Tuesday evening from 6pm-8pm across these Tipperary stores listed below. Features of the evening include: Reduced lighting No music or announcements Lower till scan sounds Priority queuing Assistance dogs welcomed As part of our weekly Autism Aware Quiet Evenings we are offering […]
PHOTO GALLERY – Newcastle 5K 2020 in Aid of Newcastle N.S.-Sunday 19th January 2020 is the Day for the Newcastle 5K at 12.30pm. Registration starts at 10.30am in the community hall, entry fee is 10 euro. This is a great event that will raise funds for Newcastle National School. This event is promoted by Clonmel AC and has Athletics Ireland Permit.
For the Men, it’s time to talk.-This is a safe haven for men. no judgement passed on anyone. throw up your problems no matter how big or small and we will all try help each other out. this is for men only. women are always there for each other so we as men should have the balls to say we need help and right here is where we will try help each other out.
Little Bob’s Tractor Run New Years Day 2020-Little Bob’s Tractor Run New Years Day 2020 The 9th annual ‘Little Bob’s Memorial Tractor Run ‘will be held again in Touraneena Parish, Ballinamult, on New Year’s Day 2020. This event was set up as an appreciation to the late Robbie (Bob) Power who died in tragic circumstances in 2011 and it is obvious by […]
Winter Solstice Walk 2019-Knockshanahullion Solstice Walk 2019 In 2019 the winter solstice is actually on Sunday December 22nd, but the morning of Saturday December 21st suits most people better, so the event is being run on that morning. Check-in will be at Clogheen Community Hall (Eircode E21 T264) from 6.30am, with buses departing for Knockshanahullion at 7.00am. Buses […]
Mental Health Services in South Tipperary-Department of Psychiatry Unit, St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny  7785109 St Luke’s Hospital, Clonmel, Tipperary  6177000 GLENVILLE/Crisis House, Clonmel, Tipperary  6177449 Mental Health Day Services: Community Mental Health Centre (CMHC),Glenconnor Road, Clonmel  6183495 Rosehill House – Psychiatry of Old Age  6177491 Coolgreaney House, Queen Street, Clonmel  6123015 Morton Street Day […]
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Caisleán Nua CCE – Christmas Gala Concert Saturday 7th December 2019-A show not to be missed, featuring some of Ireland’s most talented traditional Irish dancers, musicians and singers from across the country!! The night will inculed performances from this years Fleadh Cheoil Champions and much more!!! The excitement is building in South Tipp 🙌There is a limited number of tickets available so please pre book […]
5k Run & Walk 2020 – In aid of Noel (Newman) Ahearne-We are just Deleted to announce the date for our 5K in aid of Newcastle N.S. Be a star and stick it into your diary 19/01/2020 ✏️1️⃣9️⃣.
Spread the word 😉🏃🏻♀️🏃🏽
More details to follow in coming weeks. — feeling excited.
A Silent Tragedy – Our Children!-Our children are in a devastating emotional state! In the last 15 years, researchers have given us increasingly alarming statistics on a sharp and steady increase in childhood mental illness that is now reaching epidemic proportions.
Newcastle First Responders – Now Live under National Ambulance Service-Newcastle First responder group went live under the National Ambulance Service on November 1st. From now on all 999 calls involving chest pain, cardiac arrest and stroke within a five mile radius of the village will be responded to by the group. All defibrillators in the village can be accessed by dialing 999 or 112 […]
Knockmealdown Active AGM 2019-The Knockmealdown Active AGM 2019 will be held in The Sallows (www.thesallows.ie) on Tuesday November 12th at 7.30pm. We want to see you there. We would love to hear from pro-active people who want to achieve things in the hinterland of the Knockmealdown Mountains in south Tipperary.
Positive Steps Together Launch Morning – REPORT-Our aim is to build and develop a Day Care and Residential service for adults with intellectual disabilities and Respite Care for children with intellectual disabilities in Newcastle and surrounding areas.
We aim to promote the treatment, training, education and general welfare of children and adults who have intellectual disabilities.
Small Capital Grants Scheme – Deadline Soon-South Tipperary Development CLG (STDC) are inviting applications from local social enterprises for the Small Capital Grants Scheme, which will provide grants of between €2,000 and€15,000 for equipment, repairs or refurbishments. The scheme, announced this week by Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, is an initiative under the National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland […]
Middletown Centre for Autism – Training in Newcastle-Calling all Professionals within Tipperary and the surrounding area. Middletown Centre for Autism are coming to Scoil Mhuire National School, Newcastle, Tipperary, Ireland in Janaury 2020. These five courses will cover various topics which all have been listed within the poster and each event will run from 3pm to 5pm. For more information on these topics or […]
Newcastle Community Youth & Resource Group – Computer Room Upgraded-The Newcastle Community Youth & Resource Group’s computer training room at Tig na nDaoine has now been upgraded to the very latest hardware and software. The latest Fujitsu/Siemens computers and Windows 10 Operating Systems have been installed. This room also has excellent high speed Internet Access. One of the first courses to use these new […]
World Mental Health Day – Talk to Someone about your Mental Health-If you need to talk to someone, here are a number of helplines you can contact for confidential non-judgemental support. If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide or self-harm, you should make contact immediately with one of the following: Phone or go to your local doctor Go to the Accident & Emergency department […]
World Mental Health Day 2019: focus on suicide prevention.-World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs […]
Nire Valley Drop 2019 – Mountain Biking Event-Event Description: The Nire Valley Drop is a Mountain Biking Event based in Ballymacarbry Co. Waterford and set in and around the foothills of the Comeragh Mountains and the Nire Valley. The event will test your skills on the day. Your entry also buys you a hot meal, hot shower and changing facilities, as well as friendly […]
Ealaine Gach Duine VII Exhibition-As part of the Mental Health Week an Exhibition of work by artist of the Western Studio, Morton Street Day Centre, Haywood Lodge & St. Claire’s Ward is being held in The Narrow Space, Mitchel Street. This event will be opened by Newcastle / Goatenbridges’ own Cían Carrigan, Finalish of Big Brother at 3pm on […]
25th Annual Trip to Tipp – Run, Walk or Cycle 2019-The 25th Annual Trip to Tipp – Run, Walk or Cycle 2019 dedicated to the memory of Lorraine Shanahan, takes place on Sunday 6th October. With the choice of running, cycling or walking there is something to suit everyone, while raising funds for the NCBI – Working for People with Sight Loss This year we have special guest […]
Irish Dance Class will resume in Newcastle-Irish Dance Class will resume in Newcastle Community Hall on Friday 13th of September. Please see our revised timetable below. Any questions PM McGrath School of Irish Dance on Facebook. The McGrath School is an Irish Dance School registered with ‘CLRG’ Irish Dancing Commission. The School offers classes in South Tipperary and Waterford.
Newcastle Community Composting-Newcastle Community Development Group in conjunction with Newcastle Tidy Towns have been successful in their application to secure funding for a community composting site in the village. The aim of the project is to encourage the community to be more aware of biodiversity and the environment within their community. UPDATE 2nd September 2019 The polytunnel […]
Save Newcastle’s Local Post Office-Hi everyone.. Our postmistress has been in touch. She said that the usage in the post office for the month of September was critical to an An Post assessment. She would be delighted if we could all do our part in helping raise the usage for this month. For my part Im hoping to leave […]
Blue Light Awareness – Emergency Vehicles on Roads-When an Emergency Vehicle Approaches: • Turn off the radio if you hear a siren and check your rear view mirror, to allow you to determine which direction the Emergency Vehicle is coming from• Gently breaking, indicate to pull the car over to the left• Pull over to the left hand side of the road […]
Defibrillator Locations in Newcastle Tipperary – IMPORTANT-Please note the locations of all 4 Defibrillators in Newcastle Village. Deora De Housing Estate, Outside the Office, top right corner of the estate, beside front door. (Yellow Box) Community Hall, To the right of the front door. (Yellow Box) Tigh na nDaoine, (Community House) To the left of the front door, in a built […]
Mollough Cross, Newcastle. Roadworks-Ditch removal at Mollough Cross. Great to see works being carried out to improve visibility at Mollough Cross, Newcastle after years of lobbying by Mattie McGrath TD. Thanks to Engineer James Swords, Walter Doheny and all the lads on site today. Special thanks also to the landowner who allowed the ditch to be taken away.
Tipperary’s Fight for Mental Health – Public March on Sept 28th-This is a chance to get out in our thousands. We need everyone within the county to get up and get out on the streets. If they powers that be are not willing to listen we will show them we are not going away. Crisis beds are needed. Not yesterday not a years time but […]
Carbon Monoxide Alarms for the Elderly and Vulnerable-Muintir na Tíre has been allocated funding by the Department of Rural and Community Development to install Carbon Monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and vulnerable persons. This programme is aimed at persons who do not have existing alarms and do not have the resources to install alarms themselves. It will be rolled out […]
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019-Welcome from Cathaoirleach Comhairle Chontae Lú & Mayor of Borough District of Drogheda We are delighted to once again welcome to Drogheda and County Louth, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. The Fleadh in 2018 was embraced by the people of Drogheda who gave a Cead Mile Fáilte to the many hundreds and thousands of visitors who […]
Knock ME Down Challenge – 2019-The 2020 Event will be promoted here as soon as we have the information from Knockmealdown Active Group. Knock ME Down Challenge (35km) & Knock ME Down MÓR (57km) #AdventureRun 2019, September 7th. Newcastle, Co. Tipperary. Booking at http://bit.ly/2N4JFvF
National Heritage Week 2019-National Heritage Week celebrates all things heritage related. It brings together communities and cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation. Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country. Many of […]
The East Munster Way walk-The East Munster Way walk starts in the town of Carrick-on-Suir, at the south east extremity of County Tipperary, and follows the River Suir upstream.The East Munster Way is a 70km linear walking route of considerable variety, from riverside paths to woodland and from open mountain moorland to quiet country roads and it is part […]
Newcastle Community Alert-The Community Alert programme is a community-based crime prevention, care and safety programme for rural communities. It has a particular emphasis on older and more vulnerable people in rural communities.
Newcastle Gaeltacht Area, Alive & Well-The term ‘Gaeltacht’ is used to denote those areas in Ireland where the Irish language is, or was until the recent past, the main spoken language of a substantial number of the local population