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Take Calais children now – Martin Browne

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberCllr Martin Browne of Sinn Féin Tipperary has echoed calls for Ireland to accept 200 children from the Calais refugee camp. He says that the failure of the Irish State to take this opportunity to show compassion for children portrays us in a very bad light, and he calls on all Tipperary TDs to make their ...

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“Important opportunities for the public to shape Flood Risk Plans,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has highlighted two upcoming Public Consultation Days which are being organised by the Office of Public Works. The consultations will provide the public will an opportunity to inform the Draft Flood Risk Management Plans which are currently being drawn up by the OPW for County Tipperary: “All of us are aware of ...

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“Dáil Business Committee the victim of political grandstanding,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the leader of Fianna Fail, Michael Martin, to apologise to the members of the Dáil Business Committee. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a consensus reached by the Committee with respect to Dáil sitting days for the next week was unilaterally undermined by Deputy Martin : “Deputy Martin sought to ...

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Morris calls for waste management collection permit extension

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberTo Brain Stanley Sinn Fein environment spokesperson . Brian I have a number of smaller waste collectors ( pay by bag ) who provide an invaluable service to estates in North Tipperary . He has collected rubbish for years from people who cannot afford yearly bin charges but yet act very responsibly by getting their rubbish ...

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Moloney’s Motion to be debated in Seanad

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberA motion put before Tipperary Co Co to have Irish Sign Language recognised as an official language will bring the motion to fruition when it will be debated and voted in the Seanad in the coming months. In addition, Moloney has sought to have a member of staff trained in ISL in the local authority office ...

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“Pensioners before prisoners when it comes to Medical Card priorities,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health Simon Harris to immediately intervene to suspend plans by the HSE and the Irish Prison Service to automatically grant a Medical Card to all individuals who are set to be released from prison. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the HSE confirmed that a pilot scheme ...

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Inland Fisheries Ireland funding for Bank Restoration in Newcastle welcomed – Cllr Martin Lonergan

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberLocal County Councillor, Martin Lonergan has welcomed the the allocation of €12,000 by Inland Fisheries Ireland to a River Bank restoration project on the tributary of the River Suir in Newcastle. According to Councillor Lonergan the funding will go towards the restoration of a stone wall that is adjacent to the Burial Ground in Newcastle Village ...

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“C&AG Report the beginning of the end for NAMA,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the findings contained within the Comptroller and Auditor General’s Report on the National Asset Management Agency and its role in the sale of the Project Eagle portfolio. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of a meeting with An Taoiseach and representatives of all political parties and groupings at 4pm today: ...

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Personalised registration plates could create revenue windfall,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to revisit the prohibition on personalised vehicle registration plates. Deputy McGrath went on to note that amending the existing Vehicle Registration and Taxation Regulations 1992 could potentially lead to the generation of significant revenue for local authorities if it was modelled on ...

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“Lowry solo-run has dashed hopes for patient relief,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has sharply criticised fellow Tipperary TD Michael Lowry for irresponsibly raising expectations regarding the assignment of an innovative patient hotel to South Tipperary General Hospital. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the publication of the HSE Winter Initiative Plan 2016/ 2017 confirmed that the patient hotel will now be merely examined by the HSE in ...

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