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Road Works on the N76 at Seskin & on the Ballypatick Road will improve the safety of motorists – Lonergan

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberApproved road works on the N76 Kilkenny Road at Seskin, Kilsheelan and the Ballypatrick Road from Dempsey’s Cross will greatly improve the safety of motorists according to Independent County Councillor, Martin Lonergan. The welcome news comes as Cllr. Lonergan had been made aware of numerous accidents on the stretch of road (N76) at Seskin, Kilsheelan. Commenting ...

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Motor Insurance Sector Statement – Cllr Martin Lonergan

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberI am pleased with the announcement that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has launched an investigation into anti-competitive practices in the motor insurance sector and that it has issued summonses to major motor insurance providers and industry groups representing insurers and brokers. The CCPC is investigating suspected breaches of competition law. While it has ...

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Property Tax Rate Increase Averted

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberProperty tax increase disaster averted – Sinn Féin Tiobraid Árann Sinn Féin Tipperary has lashed out the attempt to increase the Property Tax rate in County Tipperary by 10%. They say it was unjustified, and represented another hit on home-owners, and are proud Sinn Féin have done their part to block it. On behalf of ordinary ...

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Morris slams council tactics on property tax

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberI would like to utterly condemn Tipperary county council  Mayor Siobhán Ambrose  in her attempts to suspend democracy in order to manipulate a 10 % increase in property tax at yesterdays meeting. Despite the property tax agenda item being towards the top of the agenda the Mayor deferred the debate until Fianna Fail had brought their Councillors ...

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South Tipperary General Hospital urgently needs 40 additional beds to rescue patients from trolley chaos at the hospital

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThese additional beds are absolutely essential and would make a huge difference for patients and staff.   The Winter Health Service Initiative of the Government is generally disappointing. It is particularly so as regarding extra beds at South Tipperary General Hospital.   While the modular/hotel type beds proposal is included, it is not definitive and is ...

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Apple- Healy only Tipperary TD to vote against Government Motion

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberSeamus Healy TD was the only Tipperary TD To Vote Against The Government Motion To Appeal the Award of 13 billion Plus Interest to Ireland in Corporation Tax at the Special Sitting of Dáil Eireann. Deputy Healy said   “I am proud to have voted against the return of in excess of 13 billion Euro to ...

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Statement by Cllr. Martin Lonergan on proposals to seek up to 10% increase on the Local Property Tax.

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber I want to acknowledge reports that Tipperary County Council is said to be seeking a 10% increase in the Local Property Tax at our meeting tomorrow, 12 September. Although I was unable to attend a recent briefing on the proposals at a workshop for us as public representatives, I have subsequently studied the proposals and ...

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“Postmasters running out of patience over government inaction,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten and the Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar to immediately engage with members of the Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) following its decision to escalate protests over the lack of tangible government commitment to the post office network. Deputy McGrath was speaking after an ...

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“Government’s weak position on Apple Tax Motion demands my abstention,” McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has confirmed that he will abstain from voting on the government’s Motion to Appeal the European Commission judgement regarding Apple’s tax liability to the Irish State. Deputy McGrath was speaking as the Dáil continues to debate the Motion ahead of an expected vote on the matter around 9pm this evening: “There is ...

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Deadline closing soon for the Insulate Tipp Scheme

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp Viber Get your home winter ready Reduce your heating costs This year includes a wood burning stove   Under the 2016 Insulate Tipp Scheme, eligible homeowners in Tipperary can get their homes insulated before the end of October for less than €495 The following is included in this scheme: attic insulation, cavity wall insulation, a wood ...

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