SuperValu closure shines a damning light on commercial rates regime – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described the closure of the former SuperValu premises in Market Place Clonmel as a worrying indicator of the pressures that continue to bear down on the SME sector. Deputy McGrath was speaking as hopes for the stores survival were finally dashed: “The current Commercial Rates system which is operative in […]

Market Place in crisis as Tipp Council takes in 30 million in Rates – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the CEO of Tipperary County Council Joe MacGrathto initiate an immediate review of the sustainability of commercial rates for business in County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the closure of SuperValu at Market Place has once again thrown the spotlight on to the punitive level of rates […]

SuperValu closure a serious shock for Clonmel – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his shock and sympathy to the 50 workers at Clonmel’s SuperValu store after its closure was announced by its owners the Musgrave Group. Deputy McGrath said the loss, expected to be effective from January raises serious questions around the reasons given for the closure: “This is very distressing news […]

Launch of 2015 Tidytowns Diversity Award

The SuperValu Diversity Award was officially launched on Friday 8th May by Mr Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government and Mr Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu, sponsors of the SuperValu TidyTowns competition.  The Chairperson of Roscrea TidyTowns, Denis Ryan was also on stage.   On launching this Award Minister […]

Food Academy Start Programme for new and early-stage food business owners

Commencing: Monday 27th January   Duration: 6 weeks Concluding: Wednesday 2nd April   Trainer: James Burke & Associates Time: 9.00 am – 1.00 pm Venue: Horse and Jockey Hotel Thurles ________________________________________________________________________________________   Information Evening in the Horse and Jockey, Thurles on Wednesday January 15th at 6.30pm. Bord Bia, SuperValu and the County Enterprise Boards have joined forces on […]

Launch of 2013 Supervalue Tidytowns Competition

The SuperValu TidyTowns competition for 2013 was officially launched by Mr. Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, together with Mr. Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu, main sponsors of the competition.   Speaking at the launch, Minister Hogan said, “The TidyTowns Competition encourages people to get out there and “Help […]

86 Retail Jobs Saved After Deal With Receivers

MORE than 86 jobs have been saved after The Retail Group Musgrave has bought two Supervalu stores in Thomastown and Poppyfield Retail Park, Clonmel that went into receivership in 2011. Musgrave had been working with the Statutory receiver Declan Taite of RSM Farrell Grant Sparks, to keep the stores open, and have now completed a […]

Supervalu Tidytowns – South East Region Awards Ceremony

This year’s SuperValu TidyTowns awards for the South East region were presented yesterday, 7 November, at a prize-giving ceremony in The Golden Thatch, Emly, County Tipperary.  SuperValu TidyTowns winners were presented with their awards by Mr. Fergus O’Dowd, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and Ray Kelly of […]

Launch of 2012 Supervalu Tidytowns Competition

The SuperValu TidyTowns competition for 2012 was today (30 March 2012) officially launched by Mr. Phil Hogan, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, together with Mr. Martin Kelleher, Managing Director of SuperValu, main sponsors of the competition. Speaking at the launch in Killarney, Minister Hogan said, “SuperValu and my Department are asking […]