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Editorial: The election is over and the mask slips

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberBy Cllr. Seamie Morris It’s over three weeks since votes were counted and we are still waiting to see what type, and composition of government will form. The votes have been tallied and recounted, pre-election promises have been wriggled out of and any messages of hope, change and recovery have now been replaced by the same ...

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McGrath calls on Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to form Government and put people first

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTipperary Independent TD, Mattie McGrath, has called for an end to the political posturing from the two largest political parties in Ireland. McGrath was speaking to Tipperary Times this afternoon regarding an interview on RTÉ yesterday “The politicans of Ireland were elected to make Ireland a better place” McGrath stated, “It is our responsibility to act ...

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Tipperary Council to offer Rates support for businesses

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTIPPERARY EARLY PAYMENT SCHEME FOR RATES 2016 Tipperary County Council has agreed to support small and medium businesses operating in County Tipperary by reducing the amount of rates payable if the rates are paid in a timely manner. A 5% reduction may be applied, as a financial support, to occupiers of commercial properties with total annual ...

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Morris to raise Housing Questions at next Municipal Meeting

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberCllr Seamie Morris of Sinn Féin has been fighting for improved housing standards for the people of Tipperary since he was elected. Speaking to Tipperary Times Cllr Morris stated that he hoped to raise a number of key questions of the housing staff at the next Municipal Meeting. I asked Cllr Morris to clarify the issues ...

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March Agenda Cashel-Tipperary Municipal District

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTipperary County Council, Cashel-Tipperary Municipal District Office, Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town, Co. Tipperary 1. Minutes of February Meeting of Cashel-Tipperary Municipal District held on 22nd February, 2016 2. Housing Directorate Presentation 3. Town Centres Initiative Report- Presentation by Kathleen Prendergast, Community & Enterprise 4. Proposed Schedule of Municipal District Works 2016 5. District Engineer’s Report 6. ...

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McGrath seeks immediate clarification on future of J-1 Visa

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has called on care taker Taoiseach Enda Kenny to seek immediate clarification from the US Department of State concerning the possibility of a threatened abolition of the J-1 visa. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his commitment to remove the visa program as an entry route for ...

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Keen to live green? What households can do

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today launched the new Livegreen.ie online resource for householders and families.  Livegreen.ie provides trusted and reliable advice and guidance on a range of environmental and health matters, supporting the public in accessing up to date environmental information. Speaking at the launch Laura Burke, EPA Director General said: “Living green means making ...

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Kelly welcomes An Bord Pleanála Review Findings

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Alan Kelly TD, has today Monday, 14th March 2016 published the Organisational Review of An Bord Pleanála.  The review was undertaken to ensure that An Bord Pleanála would be best positioned to fulfil its legislative mandate, taking account of considerations including an anticipated increase in construction ...

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EPA welcomes publication of data on environmental attitudes and behaviours

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe EPA welcomes the publication today, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), of the results of the Quarterly National Household Survey module on Household Environmental Behaviours. Commenting on the results Mr. Dara Lynott, Director, EPA Office of Environmental Sustainability said: “This publication provides valuable and comprehensive information on people’s attitudes and behaviours regarding waste management, energy ...

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Anger at Dáil failure to respect voter’s wishes

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberCllr. Séamie Morris of Sinn Féin has spoken of his anger at the undemocratic way that the Dáil failed to respect and act on the majority of voters concerns on Thursday 10th. The majority of TDs in the current Dáil have stated they are opposed to water taxes. Cllr Morris said: “Sinn Féin sought to recognise ...

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