Former Erin Foods site, Thurles set for Redevelopment with Multi Million Investment

Deputy Michael Lowry has confirmed that Lidl Ireland have agreed contracts with the owner of the former Erin foods site for the purchase of a 2.5 acre section of this prime property. Lidl group architects Clarman have completed extensive pre planning consultations with Tipperary County council and are currently in the process of lodging a […]

Government defeat is a significant victory for farm families and the self-employed – Rural Independent Group

Members of The Rural Independent Group have expressed their delight after they achieved a successful Dáil vote on the motion they brought forward calling for immediate reform of the Fair Deal Nursing Home Support Scheme. The motion, which was carried by 51 votes to 48, represents a highly significant loss for the government and will […]

Tipperary Battle of the Bands 2015/2016

On Monday, 21st December 2015, the ultimate Tipperary Battle of the Bands will commence in Hayes Hotel, Thurles Co. Tipperary. Being 25 years since Ireland’s ground-breaking music festival ‘The Trip to Tipp’, Michael Lowry T.D. has once again joined forces to launch the ultimate Tipperary Battle of the Bands competition. Aimed at supporting and promoting local talent, this initiative will be the biggest Battle of […]

Michael Lowry demands action on the future of the Lisheen Mine

“Following repeated requests for openness on the future plans for Lisheen Mine, the official response has been one of continuous drawn out silence,” stated Michael Lowry TD.   “In 2012, I sent a written letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny requesting state intervention and to this end a ‘Task Force’ was set up to assist in […]

Coolbawn Dutchman Offers Free Wifi at Obama’s Moneygall Visit

Evert Bopp, a Dutchman living in Coolbawn North Tipperary, has offered to provide free wifi internet access in Moneygall during President Obama’s visit. “I had been keeping an eye on any developments in this area for a while” said Bopp “and was wondering how the visitors and mostly the international press would get Internet access […]