More Garda Stations closed in Tipperary than whole of Dublin combined – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he is calling on the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, to outline his plans to substantially increase the number and availability of Gardaí in the Tipperary Division. Deputy McGrath was speaking after it was confirmed to him in a parliamentary reply that Tipperary has seen the closure of 7 Garda […]

MEP Slams Government “Publicity Stunt” On Rural Ireland

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has said that this week’s Government announcement of funding through the Town and Village Renewal Scheme goes nowhere near addressing the needs of rural Ireland and will be seen by many communities as a mere publicity stunt. Matt Carthy said: “I welcome this belated Government acknowledgement that urgent and special […]