Only three per cent have paid household charge

only three per cent have paid household charge Sinn Féin spokesperson on environment, community & local government Brian Stanley TD has today revealed that only three per cent have paid the Household Charge. Deputy Stanley called on the government to scrap the charge. Speaking today in Leinster House, Deputy Stanley said: “In response to a […]

New IFA campaign for lambing season highlights responsibilities of dog owners

“Do you know where your dog is?” This is the direct question IFA National Sheep Chairman James Murphy has raised as part of a new public awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the responsibility of dog owners and the vulnerability of sheep flocks to dog attacks at this time of year. To coincide with the beginning […]

€10 million allocated for Tipperary roads

It has been announced that The Department of Transport & Tourism has allocated over €10 Million to South Tipperary under the 2012 Regional & Local Grants. South Tipperary Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes has said that the money allocated will go towards specific projects, restoration improvements,  block grants and safety works. It comes as great […]

State-Of-The-Art Incident Command Unit For Mid West Region

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service today (Friday, 27 January 2012) took delivery of a state-of-the-art Incident Command Unit that will be deployed to large fire incidents and other major emergencies throughout the Mid West Region. The 273,000 euro vehicle, which is described as a command and control office on wheels, will be based at […]

Wicklow the Kings of Eco Online Sales as Tipp Finish 10th

Purchase.ie, the online eco-store that provides a wide range of products aimed at helping people save energy, conserve water and reduce waste announced that County Wicklow are its eco kings of online shopping for 2011 whilst the UK is the top country for International transactions. Based on data collated and analysed from the last 1,000 purchase.ie online transactions […]

North Tipp Macra Na Feirma

Newport Macra na Feirme hosted the North Tipperary Executive meeting last Friday night last. A great night was had by all who attended with the impromptu speaking competition taking place after the meeting. Everyone took part in the first round with topics such as, bed, puppies, doctors, tinfoil, shoes, beer and many more. Marian Keating […]

Upperchurch Walking Weekend

Program of Events Friday Nov. 11th. 8.30 pm. Reception and official opening in Upperchurch Hall. Guest Speakers. Sat. Nov. 12th. 10.00 am. Hills of Upperchurch Walk. 18 km 6 hrs. Steep climbs. 12.00 noon. Red Hugh and Knockalough Walks. 6 km and 10 km. 2hrs and 3 hrs. 12.30 pm. Eamon an Chnoic Loop 8 […]

Meeting Called Over Lough Derg Water Extraction Plan

The River Shannon Protection Alliance (RSPA) has called a public meeting for 8pm on Thursday April 28 at the Lough Derg Yacht Club in Dromineer to launch a local branch, alongside branches in Limerick and Athlone, to oppose plans to pump water from the Shannon for use in Dublin. Consultants RPS and Veolia recommended in […]

Nenagh, Ireland’s Second Dirtiest Town!

A study, carried out by An Taisce for Irish Business Against Litter, has found that there has been further improvement in the cleanliness of Irish towns, with nearly three-quarters of the 53 towns surveyed now said to be as clean as the European norms.  Carlow was announced tidiest town at a ceremony in Dublin on […]

Electric vehicle charge points launched

Energy Minister Eamon Ryan and ESB Chief Executive, Padraig McManus, today launched the country’s first Electric Vehicle charge points. The charge points were unveiled in Dublin city centre and mark the beginning of a nationwide infrastructure that will revolutionise transport in Ireland. Charge points will eventually be installed in homes, on-street and along motor-ways throughout […]

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