Tipperary leading the way with Community Owned Electricity

Do you know where your electricity comes from? Who is producing the electricity that powers your lights, TV, fridge etc.? This is something that most of us don’t even think about. However it’s something that Tipperary based Community Power want to change. You can now choose to buy your power from local community owned electricity…

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Co-ops – The saving of a community. Report from LiT Thurles

Friday night, 21st Feb., I popped along to an event organised by the Tipperary Environmental Network in LiT Thurles.  The event ‘Co-ops – The saving of a community’ involved presentations by three speakers followed by a discussion and Q and A  session.  The speakers were Bill Kelly of Meitheal Mid West and the Limerick Community  Grocery…

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The Christmas Present that started me on the entrepreneurial road

I only remember one occasion when I actually stated what I would like for Christmas. Every other year I simply said ‘I’d like a surprise’. I was generally quite happy with whatever I had at the time. Having only one TV channel and no toyshop catalogues meant that I wasn’t too aware of what else…

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