Funding/Grant Opportunities

Shared Island Civic Society Fund is now open for applications.

The Shared Island Civic Society Fund is an initiative to promote practical North South cooperation and engagement across a range of sectors and themes, consistent with the objectives and commitments of the Good Friday Agreement.

Please also note that the deadline for applications is Monday 27th February 2023.


Music Capital Scheme

The Music Capital Scheme provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to individual professional performing musicians and non-professional performing groups.

Established in 2008, the scheme is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and managed by Music Network. The scheme is open to groups and musicians performing a wide range of musical styles, and to date more than €2 million has been awarded across two distinct awards. The instruments purchased through the scheme continue to make a significant impact on the quality of, and access to, music making and live music performance throughout Ireland.

The Music Capital Scheme 2022 is now open for applications. The deadline is 2pm, Tuesday 28th February 2023

For more information visit


Eating Disorders in Adolescence & Emerging Adulthood – Two Day Training Workshop 

Tipperary Rape Crisis Centre in conjunction with Blackfort Adolescent Gestalt Institute presents a Two-Day Training Workshop on Eating Disorders in Adolescence & Emerging Adulthood

27th & 28th March 2023 (Monday & Tuesday) in the Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. (9.30 am-4.30 pm: Registration from 9:00 am on Monday 27th March 2023)

Today’s adolescents are bombarded with shaming, unrealistic and confusing messages about weight, body shape and beauty. Bodies are machines to be managed and are a source of torture for many adolescents. This workshop will explore how the adolescent’s relationship to body and food is a creative statement about how they feel about themselves and their world. Participants will develop an understanding of eating disorders specific to adolescence including anorexia nervosa, adolescent anorectic profile, bulimia nervosa, selective/ restrictive eating, food refusal & food phobia.

We will examine various aspects of this complex issue including:

  • The impact of eating disorders on adolescent development
  • Eating disorders & adolescent brain development
  • The adolescents subjective experience through an eating disorder
  • Supporting the adolescents meaning-making process
  • Supporting parents
  • Multi-agency work
  • Supporting the adolescents recovery
  • Parental Involvement
  • Countertransference & clinical dilemmas

This 2-day training normally €320 however Tipperary Rape Crisis Centre is delighted to be able to offer the full 2 days training for only €200.

Please contact Catherine for a place on this course by emailing | |


CYPSC Parent Support Calendar For January- March 2023

Please find Children and Young Person Services committee (CYPSC) Parent Support calendar for January to March 2023 below.

This parent support calendar has information on parenting programmes delivered by agencies across County Tipperary.

Parenting supports calendar January  March


2023 series of online Workshops on Loss and Bereavement

A series of Workshops on Loss and Bereavement taking place online from January to June 2023 can be found by visiting

Who are they for?

Professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.

Our workshops are framed relative to the HSE palliative care competence framework at level two: for people whose work increasingly sees them engaging with people facing loss, bereavement and death. Specifically, the competence dimension for grief and loss; and the competence dimension for communication are of relevance to workshop content and learning outcomes.

Accreditation- Professional accreditation is under application from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. If you have other accreditation needs please contact us. A certificate of participation/attendance at the workshops is available on request.

For more information and to book your place on any of the courses visit Bereavement Workshops – Irish Hospice Foundation


Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Suicide Bereavement Training
in the South East January to June 2023

February 2023
Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford – Understanding Self-Harm Wednesday 8th 9:30am – 4:30pm
Waterford City-  ASIST Wednesday 22nd/ Thursday 23rd 9am – 5pm

Clonmel, Co. Tipperary-  safeTALK Tuesday 28th 9:30am – 1pm

March 2023
Clonmel  Co. Tipperary – ASIST Wednesday 22nd Thursday 23rd 9am – 5pm
Kilkenny –  safeTALK Wednesday 29th 9:30am – 1pm

April 2023
Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford – safeTALK Thursday 20th 9:30am – 1pm
Waterford City – ASIST Wednesday 26th /Thursday 27th 9am – 5pm

May 2023
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary – Understanding Self-Harm Thursday 11th 9:30am – 4:30pm
Waterford – safeTALK Tuesday 16th 9:30am – 1pm
Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford – ASIST Wednesday 24th/ Thursday 25th 9am – 5pm

June 2023

Waterford City –  ASIST Wednesday 14th Thursday 15th June  9am – 5pm

Kilkenny – safeTALK Wednesday 21st 9:30am – 1pm

For information on training for specific groups please contact us on 051 874013 or email or visit T


Upcoming Local Events

FREE creative art workshops to support children

FREE creative art workshops to support children, aged 8-12, with lifelong physical health conditions in living life to the full

Drawing, Painting, Puppetry, Sculpture, Film-making, Clay Modelling and more with a professional artist!

Make new friends, learn new skills and have fun this school mid-term break.

Join our 2 day art camps taking place in a location near you. “She enjoyed it so much! I felt so comfortable leaving her in such a safe environment.” (Parent)

When & Where

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th February Morning and Afternoon Sessions

Limerick – Dooradoyle Library, Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradoyle Rd, Limerick, V94 AP03

Nenagh – Tyone Community Centre, 2-14 Ormond Drive, Farnamurry, Nenagh, Co. Tippeary, E45 K309

How to Register Email to request a booking form. For any other queries please contact 083 010 3240. Parents/Guardians, please note: All places are subject to availability and are offered on a first come, first serve basis.

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