Defenders Of The Irish Greyhound Board Are Out Of Touch With Members Interests – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed to immediately engage with members of the Irish Greyhound Owners And Breeders Federation (IGOBF) in an attempt to resolve the ongoing crisis within the greyhound industry. Deputy McGrath was speaking after calls have been made for the removal […]

Delivery of South Tipp General ‘Patient Hotel’ Showing Little Signs Of Progress – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he is increasingly concerned that the delivery of the Modular Patient Unit or ‘Patient Hotel’ for South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH will not become available for at least another year. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister for Health Simon Harris confirmed to him that the mini-tender procurement process […]

Tipperary Battle of the Bands 2015

On Monday, 21st December 2015, five bands will compete in the Tipperary Battle of the Bands in Hayes Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.   Haven, Minus One, Small Fish, Strings and Things and The Drive, will be battling it out for the winning prize of a 3-day professional recording opportunity and support slot performance in The Academy, Dublin. Our MC for the night’s event is the well-known model, […]

Over 70 new TDs meet local artists across Ireland as part of National Campaign for the Arts ‘Meet and Greet’

Thurles, Ireland: Friday 16th May On Friday May 13th some local artists, audience members and arts administrators who make the arts happen in North Tipperary held an informal Meet and Greet with newly elected TD Alan Kelly as part of the National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCFA) nationwide ‘Meet and Greet’.  This was the third […]

Corrigan Brothers -Michael Lowry’s Casino Song‏

The Corrigan Brothers famous for the song ‘There’s No One As Irish As Barack O Bama’ have released a new song about Michael Lowry entitled ‘Michael Lowry’s Casino Song’.  The video and lyrics for this can be found below, enjoy! Lyrics and Music Corrigan Brothers 2011 Well there’s a pub and a shop and a […]

Lowry Criticised in Moriarty Report Published Today

The second and the final report of the Moriarty Tribunal has been published.  The inquiry was established in 1997 to look into the financial affairs of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey and former Fine Gael communications minister Michael Lowry.  The final report gives details on the investigation into possible links between businessman Denis O’Brien and Michael […]

North Tipperary South Offaly General Election Results

Turnout of 77.15 percent; Electorate 63235; Total votes cast 48789; Spoiled Vote 516, Total Valid Poll 48273; Quota 12,069 First Count Michael Lowry (Ind) 14104 – Elected Noel Coonan (FG) 11425 Alan Kelly (Lab) 9559 Maire Hoctor (FF) 7978 Seamus Morris (SF) 3034 Billy Clancy (Ind) 1442 Olwyn O Malley (GP) 409 Kate Bopp (Ind) […]

How North Tipperary Voted in the Last General Election in 2007

In the last general election in 2007, there were 44, 431 on the total valid poll with a turnout of 78.5%.  There were 3 seats, a quota of 11,108, and the electorate was 57,084. The candidates that were elected with the highest percentage of votes were Independent Michael Lowry with 29.9% of the vote, Fianna […]

North Tipperary South Offaly General Election Candidates Debate Video and Audio

Last night, Thursday 10th February, in a packed Nenagh Arts Centre the candidates for the 2011 General Election North Tipperary South Offaly held a public debate. This offered the public an opportunity to speak to candidates –Kate Bopp (Ind) Billy Clancy (Ind, New Vision) Noel Coonan (FG), Maire Hoctor (FF), Alan Kelly (LAB)  Michael Lowry […]

Election debate with the North Tipperary Candidates for the 2011 General Election

Nenagh Arts Centre presents an election debate with the North Tipperary South Offaly Candidates for the 2011 General Election at 8 p.m. on Thursday 10th February. This will offer the public an opportunity to speak to candidates -(Maire Hoctor (FF), Alan Kelly (LAB) Noel Coonan (FG), Seamus Morris (SF), Michael Lowry (Ind) Kate Bopp (Ind) […]

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