Tipperary County Council is to hold two Civic Receptions to acknowledge the contributions made by two local organisations.
The South East Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA) is to be honoured on Thursday June 16th at the Civic Offices in Tipperary Town.
This event can be viewed on zoom – full details will be available on the council website at www.tipperarycoco.ie SEMRA is a volunteer search and rescue group comprising approximately 50 members.
The team has a base in Clonmel and provides the service in an area that includes the Galtee, Comeragh, Knockmealdown, Ballyhoura, Slievenamon, Ballynagle and Blackstairs mountains.
On June 23rd a Civic Reception will be held in the council offices in Clonmel to honour Liam Fleming for his contribution to society in founding the Siul Eile Social Enterprise Programme.
The project began in 2016 and is centred round connecting people and communities through walking activities.
The social enterprise has over 100 volunteers and aims to use local underutilised natural environment to develop a walking culture in Ireland.
It is designed for local communities to live quality healthy lives, socialise together and to combat rural isolation. The event will begin at 7pm