We discussed urgency of repossession crisis with senior PTSB management – Mattie McGrath

    Independent TD Mattie McGrath along with fellow Oireachtas members, John McGuiness, Michael Collins and Michael Healy-Rae as well as representatives from the Friends of Banking Ireland, Jerry Beades and Tom D’Arcy met yesterday with the Head of Retail at Permanent TSB, Brendan Kerins. Speaking after the meeting, Deputy McGrath said that there was […]

USI and Mental Health Reform to protest ouside Dáil against the diversion of €12 Million in the Mental Health Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform will be joining outside the Dáil (Kildare St. Entrance) tomorrow, Thursday, April 28th at 12.30pm to protest against the mental health budget diversion of €12 million and to ensure mental health is a priority for the next government. According to a HRB report, 1 in 7 […]

INMO Appeal to Public to join them at Protest Outside Dáil on 14th January

INMO APPEAL TO PUBLIC TO PROTEST OUTSIDE DÁIL   We must put an end to the appalling indignity of hospital overcrowding   The INMO today called for patient groups and members of the public to join them in their protest at what they described as the appalling overcrowding of our hospitals. The protest will be […]

“We’re all goin’ mad over water” new song by Boris O Kane

Tipperary Song Writer Boris O’ Kane , the singer who had a summer hit with “Tipp are back again” has released “We’re all goin mad over water”. The song writer who happens to be a water diviner said ” will we ever hear the end of it, my poor aged mother is worried about the […]

Seamus Healy TD Replies to Minister Alan Kelly in Dáil on Water Charges

The irony and hypocrisy of today’s announcement introducing water charges by Labour Party Minister Alan Kelly T.D. will not be lost on the general public.   During the last General Election Minister Kelly and the Labour Party asked the people of North Tipperary to vote for him to prevent Fine Gael imposing Water Charges. He […]

Steel and resolve of farmers very strong on beef – IFA

Following the IFA  48-hour protest at the meat factories, IFA President Eddie Downey said the steel and resolve of farmers across the country is very strong and they are determined that the factories must respond on prices to reflect the increase in returns from our main export market in the UK.   He said the […]

Seamus Healy TD replies to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Water charges

Statement From Seamus Healy TD Seamus Healy Replies to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Water Charges Over 5000 marched against Water Taxes in Co Tipperary last Saturday Taoiseach ENDA KENNY has threatened people with higher taxes if they won’t pay water charges. He should listen to the risen people and abolish the charges. Last Saturdays protests […]

Thurles Demonstration For Our Right To Water

The Thurles Demonstration will take place on SATURDAY, November 8th 2014 at 2.00pm. Mr Michael Lange, newly appointed Chairman of Thurles Right2water Committee reports. Formation of the Thurles Right2Water committee. “I am pleased to announce the formation of the Thurles right2water committee. The committee has been formed as a cross party, non-political forum to provide […]

IFA take Beef Campaign to McDonalds

Speaking at a livestock farmers protest outside McDonalds restaurant in Kilkenny today (Wed), IFA President Eddie Downey said it is totally unacceptable that everybody in the beef supply chain was standing back and letting farmers take the full financial hit in this crisis.   The IFA President said farmers feel betrayed by the unacceptable behaviour […]

Medieval City under Modern Day Siege? Dawn Raid in Kilkenny City

At 4am on Friday morning up to 50 Gardai swooped into Kilkenny City and escorted pile-driving equipment through a peaceful protest. For almost two weeks Kilkenny people have been maintaining a 24-hour, seven day a week picket at the site of a new motorway flyover bridge, which campaigners claim will destroy the Medieval heart of […]

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