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“South Tipp General operating under Full Capacity Protocol since January 2016,” Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has described as extremely disturbing the revelation that South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH) has been consistently operating under the HSE’s Full Capacity Protocol since January of last year. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a reply to a Parliamentary Question he submitted confirmed that STGH has been “unable to de-escalate as the hospital ...

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The TOP 20 worst road crashes of 2016

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThat Video Hasn’t Been Made Yet, But If You’re Careless On The Roads, You Could Be In It… On the last night of 2016, don’t be a fecking eegit. Don’t speed, don’t drink and drive. The guards are out in force and there’s a great chance you’ll get caught. Plan your trip now and organise a ...

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Tipperary Road among worst in Ireland and are “falling apart”

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber A report recently published by the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC), which monitors the performance of local authorities stated that 6% of regional roads around Ireland are suffering from some form of structural distress. The Commission stated “More than 10,000km of heavily trafficked roads – one-tenth of the entire network – is in such appalling ...

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“Funding for Rural Water Programme Grants in Tipperary down €1.2 million,” Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has said statistics released to him by Minister Simon Coveney regarding the amount paid to Group Water Scheme operators confirms the absolute need to introduce exemptions IN any future water charging regime. Deputy McGrath was speaking after information he requested through a Parliamentary Question showed that there was a massive drop in ...

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Tipperary TD Costs Oireachtas €2,004.55 for Calendars

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTipperary constituents and supporters of Independent TD Seamus Healy will be in receipt of A4, double-sided calendars, at the cost of €2,004.55. Printing provided in house at the Oireachtas was reported to produce 72,500 calendars, which is more than any other TD or senator. The Irish Independant has reached out to Healy, but he has yet ...

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Tipp needs to be Ready for Rugby 2023 – Cllr Moloney

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberCllr Andy Moloney calls on Tipperary County Council to be ready to engage with the County GAA Board and GAA HQ if Ireland wins the bid to host the Rugby World Cup 2023. There had been much debate around the Selection of grounds for the World Cup and the omission of Thurles was leading to considerable ...

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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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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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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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