Tag: tipperary politics

  • Recovery Plans Must Prioritise Regional and Rural Ireland – Lowry

    Recovery Plans Must Prioritise Regional and Rural Ireland – Lowry

    ‘The road to recovery opens ahead. It is time to revitalise and repair. In many cases, it is time to rescue and renew. Looking back at where we stood in the first quarter of 2020, Ireland is now a very different place. In addition to enduring the wrath of Covid restrictions and Lockdowns, we must […]

  • Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes Apr-17-2019

    Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes Apr-17-2019

      A Family Affair! 94 year old Peggy Cahill (2nd from right) supporting her granddaughters Róisín and Lisa Cahill in their league win over Toomevara in Cloughjordan recently. Accompanied by her son Joe Cahill, grandson Kieran Cahill (Kilruane Camogie Club Manager) son Jimmy Cahill (front) and daughter Mary Bergin (Kilburn Gaels, London) U8 Training resumes […]


    Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) 2019 We have received notice of funding of €149,690 for County Tipperary. • The CEP is targeted towards enhancing facilities in disadvantaged communities. • €45,000 will ring-fenced for grants of €1,000 or less. • The funding provided to each Local Authority area has been allocated by providing a baseline amount to […]

  • Controversy hits Tipperary Fianna Fáil as bogus text sent to members

    Fianna Fáil in Tipperary were cast into turmoil at 7PM today as a bogus text from the offical Tipperary Fianna Fáil account was sent asking voters to vote in a certain way, putting certain Fianna Fáil candidates at a distinct advantage. The text prompted Fianna Fáil candidate Michael Smith of Roscrea to take to Facebook. […]

  • Tipperary Hoteliers Welcome Fine Gael’s Commitment to Tipperary Tourism – Coonan

    Fine Gael candidate Noel Coonan has warmly greeted Tipperary Hoteliers’s statement today welcoming Fine Gael’s commitment to ensuring tourism remains at the heart of our economic policy during the lifetime of the next Government. “The Tipperary tourism sector has played a crucial role in the Irish economic recovery. Underpinned by strategic decisions, such as the […]

  • Paddy Power looking forward to Tipperary Election

    Paddy Power are known for having their finger on the pulse on every sporting and non sporting events. Politics is no different and today the Paddy Power traders spoke to Tipperary Times. They went through the Tipperary market in detail explaining how some candidates have received large bets which reflects in their prices but that […]

  • Pipeliner to set up operations in Nenagh

    By Alan Kelly TD I was delighted to work with Pipeliner, a Norwegian bases company that specialises in the rehabilitation of no longer fit for purpose pipe lines in the water distribution system. I was happy to assist Pipeliner in setting up their operations in Nenagh. To start with Pipeliner hope to recruit a team […]

  • Former Labour Councillor Virginia O’Dowd calls for people to support Kelly

    By Virginia O’Dowd I am calling on the voters of Tipperary to support Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, in this Friday’s election by giving him their Number 1 preference. Alan Kelly has delivered for Tipperary, and not just for Nenagh. He has brought much-needed jobs to Nenagh (First Data, Pipeliner, Silvermines hydro-electric storage will bring […]

  • The Last Two Governments Cut Garda Numbers and Services and Endangered Public Safety

    There is no substitute for actual Gardaí patrolling from open, staffed garda stations in rural and urban areas! Both recent governments are responsible for cuts in garda numbers and services. This resulted in a reduction in over 2000 gardaí since and the closure of about 130 garda stations including several in Co. Tipperary. Five garda […]

  • Local Authority tenants disqualified from flood compensation – McGrath

    Local Authority tenants disqualified from flood compensation – McGrath

    Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described a notification from Labour Party Minister of State Kevin Humphreys that tenants in private rented accommodation or local authority accommodation will not receive flood assistance grants as outrageous. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister confirmed to him that any loss or damage to such properties will not qualify […]