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Templemore gets go ahead for more Christmas Lighting

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTipperary County Council has drawn much criticism from residents of Templemore in the past number of weeks. The town has grown accustomed to the warm festive glow of Christmas lights in recent years. The lights welcome back Templemore’s son’s and daughter’s who have left their home town. The lack of lighting in the town has drawn ...

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Common’s Lights come on this Friday

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Commons will finally see some Christmas cheer this year as for the first time, lights will turned on in the village. Cllr Imelda Goldsboro secured the funding for the lights which will be turned on this Friday at 8PM. Riarthóir Na Coimini of The Commons stated “We are pleased to announce that the first Christmas ...

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Calls for Tipperary to be united as one constituency

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIn the 2016 General Election, we saw Tipperary reunited as a single constituency. While criticized by many, the move was part of a government decision to reduce the number of TD’s in Dáil Eireann. However, in reuniting Tipperary, a large section of North Tipperary was lost of Offaly. Over 10,000 people from north Tipperary were forced ...

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CLÁR Funding for Safety Works in Clonmel Borough District welcomed – Lonergan

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent Local County Councillor for Clonmel-Cahir Borough District, Martin Lonergan has welcomed the allocation of funding under the CLÁR Scheme to carry out various road safety works in the Borough District. According to Cllr Lonergan over €41,000 has been allocated to road projects outside of schools in the Clonmel and Cahir areas which include the provision ...

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Festive Recipe Perfect for Taste of Roscrea

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberOver 7,000 people descended on Roscrea this weekend at the 5th Annual “A Taste of Roscrea Christmas Festival”. The event ran for 4 days over the weekend with demonstrations by Andrew Rudd, carol singing along with various exhibitors show casing local produce. The success of an event like this depends on the huge support from the ...

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Carrick local asks for help with historical image

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberBy Patsy Travers Mullins‎ Drunkenness was all to common in Ireland in the past and it was no different here in Carrick. Fr. Theobald Matthew temperance reformer launched a campaign to address this problem in 1838. At its height, just before the Great Famine of 1845-49, his movement enrolled some 3 million people, or more than half ...

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Cahir without water due to major leak

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberA major water leak has hit Cahir today. Local Cllr Andy Moloney informed local media this morning that repairs were underway and it was hoped that the issue would have been resolved by mid afternoon. Following failed attempts to repair the leak, Cllr Andy Moloney has informed Tipperary Times that it will now be Monday morning ...

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LANDLORDS CONDEMN GOVERNMENT BILL ON TENANCIES

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberMinister for Housing Simon Coveney has come under fire from landlords for what he has called “significant provisions in relation to security of tenure” for private tenants. Stephen Faughnan, Chairman of the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA), has described aspects of the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill 2016 as “grossly unfair and possibly ...

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Group/Private Water Scheme operators are not a soft target – Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has said there is mounting frustration being felt in many parts of rural Ireland over the recommendations of the Expert Commission on Water, specifically as they relate to Group and Private Water Scheme Operators. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Commission strongly recommended that payment for use of water be made through ...

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Tesco Ireland callously withdraws support for families of severely disabled children – Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the head of Tesco Ireland to immediately reinstate collection points for a charity which campaigns for the rights of children diagnosed with severe life limiting conditions. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Tesco Ireland removed one of its Blue Chip Community Fund collection points following a single complaint from a ...

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