County Tipperary 1917-1921; a history in 80 documents – Launch at The Source Thurles

In 2016, Tipperary County Council Library Service published County Tipperary in 1916: a history in 40 documents. The second part of a projected three-part series,Tipperary 1917-1921: a history in 80 documents, again from the ‘Finding Tipperary’ series of publications will be launched by Councillor Seamus Hanafin in The Source, Thurles on Saturday August 24th at […]

Tipperary County Council must justify poor draw down on Roads Grants – Máirín McGrath

Cahir local electoral area candidate, Máirín McGrath has called on the Chief Executive of Tipperary County Council, to provide a reason as to why the Local Authority has yet to draw down a single euro of the €2.2 million allocated to it under the Roads Restoration/Maintenance Grant for 2019. Máirín was speaking after the information […]

Tipperary County Council refuse rates reduction for Tipp Town Businesses – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said there is widespread frustration among business owners and operators in Tipperary Town following confirmation from the Local Authority’s Head of Finance that the Council is not in a position to apply a reduction in chargeable rates. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he requested the application of a reduction in […]

Silver Award for Zero Waste Cashel at the LAMA All Ireland Community & Council Awards 2019

At the annual LAMA All Ireland Community & Council Awards 2019, VOICE project ‘Towards Zero Waste Cashel’ walked away with a silver award in the Best Waste Management category. There were over 150 entrants to the awards with 100 projects represented on the night. Project Coordinator Mindy O’Brien and Project Manager Derry O’Donnell were on […]

Moyne Templetuohy GAA Club plays host to the launch of Sustainable Tipp

“Sustainable Tipp – accelerating Tipperary’s transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy” Sustainable Tipp is the planned energy transformation of Tipperary’s housing, commercial, public and community buildings. It is an opportunity for communities, farmers, homeowners and business owners to save energy, save money and become more sustainable.   In 2017, Tipperary’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan […]

Scam warning issued by Tipperary County Council, Roads Department

Tipperary County Council, Roads Department wishes to inform the public that it has come to our attention that persons purporting to be acting as agents/contractors for Tipperary County Council are approaching landowners and informing them that the Council has employed them to cut trees/hedges on its behalf, for a payment. Tipperary County Council wishes to […]

Tipperary County Council tops the list of Local Authorities leading the way with energy reductions

Tipperary County Council has taken top position among local authorities in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s Annual Report on Public Sector Energy Efficiency Performance. In 2017, the council achieved a 46% reduction in energy use.   The announcement comes after members of the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action visited Tipperary in late November to […]

Footpaths and Potholes top Tipperary County Council Claims Causes – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Chief Executive of Tipperary County Council to provide greater clarification on how claims being pursued against the local authority may be impacting the delivery of services. Deputy McGrath was speaking after he obtained information which verified that there are currently 519 Active Claims with 78 of these […]

Christmas Retail Support Programme 2018 – Calls For Applications

Tipperary County Council in conjunction with Tipperary Local Enterprise Office is inviting applications from Traders Associations, Chambers and Community Groups under the Christmas Retail Support Programme. The grant scheme will provide support for towns and villages to implement strategies designed to attract new customers, retain existing customers and encourage increased spend in Tipperary’s towns and […]

Minister confirms Chief Executive of a local authority has no power to change reserved functions to executive functions – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has had it confirmed by the Minister for Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, that the Chief Executive of Tipperary County Council has no authority or remit to change the reserved functions of the Council to Executive functions; a move that would potentially override the democratic rights of local councillors. Deputy McGrath was […]

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