In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the return to school of students this month, Tusla Education Support Service (TESS) is aware that parents have to make difficult and informed decisions about their children’s education.
This newsletter is part of the Tipperary Community Response and compliments the National In This Together campaign.Its prepared by staff from Tipperary County Council and the HSE with content by partners in the Community Response for Tipperary and showcases community projects that have taken place to date in County Tipperary.The newsletter is produced on a fortnightly basis and will issue online through the various partners.It is part of an overall campaign which looks at the national themes of Looking after our Mental Health, Coping at Home, Let’s Play Ireland, Staying Active, Healthy Eating, Cocooning, Helping in our Community and Local Resources. The community and voluntary effort has demonstrated Tipperary’s capacity to ensure that no one is left behind, that we remain connected and that we are all in this together.We would also request that community groups who would like to provide a contact for the newsletter to email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact a member of the community team on 0761 06 5000.
Health Promotion (HSE) delighted to finally bring you issue 10 of Sexual Health News, thank you for your contribution to this issue. We would be delighted if you want to contribute in the future issues or if you are aware of other projects or research happening that could be useful to our readers who you could encourage to contribute to future copies.
The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up many and varied challenges for all of us. We understand that this is a challenging time for people and the South Tipperary Action Network (STAN) is committed to supporting the community in any way we can.
The workshop will include mental health airiness and need for stigma reduction, how to start a conversation, normalising mental health, stress and the impact of recent changes, some tips on how to help yourself an others. If you wish to register your interest, please email email@example.com. The link will be send to those who registered.
Tipperary Mid West Community Radio is a radio station serving Tipperary, Cashel and south county Tipperary on 104.8fm, 106.7fm and online.Tipperary Mid-West radio broadcast music, local news, gig guides, Tipperary death notices and a variety of programmes of interest to the local community.Website https://www.tippmidwestradio.com/Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tippmidwestradio/Twitter https://twitter.com/tippmidwest
There are a number of news outlets across County Tipperary providing local and national news, death notices, weather forecast, local interest articles and sports news the details are below:1. The Nationalist Local NewspaperWebsite(http://www.nationalist.ie:8080/)Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/tipperarylivenews/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/thenationalist)
Many of you with young families are now finding yourselves juggling childcare, full-time work and other competing responsibilities. Maybe you’re in an essential role with very little time to cook or are having to cook for yourself for the first time. Whatever your circumstance, figuring out “What’s for dinner?” can be a daily challenge.
Tipperary Sports Partnership: Tipperary Sports Partnership aims to increase participation in sport and physical activity in the community of Tipperary.The Sports Partnership are continuing to ensure that everyone in our society has the opportunity to share in the enjoyment as well as the mental and physical health benefits of sport and physical activity. The links to the Tipperary Sports Partnership for resources and activities are as follows:
Tipperary Museum of Hidden History, a state-of-the-art visitor experience in the centre of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, that brings a rich hidden history vividly to life.Expect to be surprised and intrigued by what you find, audio guides, workshops, lectures, tours for all ages and a changing programme of temporary exhibitions on historical and contemporary themes along with an exciting educational programmes and resources both at the museum and on-line.
Our Heritage is everything of natural, historic and cultural value in our urban and rural environment. It encompasses, buildings, history, landscapes flora and fauna and is known to bring many societal and cultural benefits and interaction with our Heritage is seen as a positive contribution to our wellbeing. The Heritage links below provide details of our heritage including interesting articles, activities for people of all ages engaging with heritage in their own area.
At Tipperary Arts Office, our vision is to support an environment where the arts flourish to the benefit of artists, local communities and visitors to the county. The Tipperary Arts Office strives to broaden and deepen access to the arts and to develop strategies for sustainable engagement through strategic arts programming. Services provided by The Arts Office include: Advice and Information, Grants and schemes to support arts development, Strategic Programming and Policy Development.
At Tipperary County Council Library Service we pride ourselves on providing a countywide, community based library service available to all. We are the go-to place locally, with national reach. We offer a wide range of resources and services for work, learning, leisure and creativity, online and in-library.
Tipperary Public Participation Network (PPN) is a formal network. Its vision is to inform, strengthen and empower through participation, and to support the three pillars of Community, Social Inclusion and Environmental Groups to have their say in shaping local society. It provides a structure to facilitate the two way flow of information between the Local Authority and the Three Pillars, to influence plans and policies for the future development of Tipperary. It also provides much key information around grant sources, training courses and material as well as a regular newsletter.
The Volunteer Centre’s primary objective is to promote volunteerism in Tipperary by supporting both volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations and by operating a quality placement and training service for organisations while providing information on a range of volunteer opportunities to all our registered volunteers. In doing so they wish to provide everybody with access to volunteering opportunities that are fulfilling, engaging and which contribute to the betterment of the community with volunteers being respected for the individual contributions they make.
Irish farming is going through a period of great change and transformation and this can bring uncertainty and additional stress for people in rural areas. Isolation and loneliness can exacerbate mental health concerns and make some problems seem insurmountable. By reaching out and maintaining contact with friends, neighbours and advisors we can reduce that sense of isolation and share the burden. Having access to good quality and trustworthy information can make all the difference when making decisions and considering options.
During Covid 19 LGBT+ Health South Tipperary has continued to offer support to the LGBT+ community through one to one chat via Phone, email and text support as well as WhatsApp group chat and their Facebook page. They also offer our Support groups via Zoom which are now Bi weekly ‘coffee and chat’. This started via zoom on Saturday 23rd May and will be Bi weekly from 11.30am to 12.30pm
ALONE offer a range of services to people over 60 for those who have limited social contact feeling particularly isolated and lonely. The services aim to alleviate the negative impacts loneliness has on mental and physical health. Volunteers are trained and supported by professional staff. If the older person’s needs change, staff also work with them to coordinate the additional supports they need to age at home.