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 […]

Planning Permission Granted For Extension At South Tipperary General Hospital

Deputy Seamus Healy welcomes the decision of Tipperary County Council to grant planning permission for the new two storey extension at South Tipperary General Hospital. This will give the green light to the construction of the new 40 bed in-patient unit at the hospital.

Tipperary County Council Whitewashes Damning Local Authority Survey – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that Tipperary Council has engaged in a disingenuous attempt to cover over the damning findings from a local authority survey conducted for 2018. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the National Oversight and Audit Commission (NOAC) published its survey results of ten local authorities including Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, […]

Invitation to Hold Events for County Tipperary Culture Night On Friday 21st September 2018

Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. It will take place on Friday 21st September 2018 from 4pm till late.   Culture Night has grown from a relatively small scale cultural event staged only in Dublin in 2006 to the significant national cultural event it now is, […]

Local Authorities Must Issue Moratoriums On Differential Rent Increases – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to issue a policy directive to all local authorities regarding any scheduled increases to Differential Rent Schemes. Deputy McGrath was speaking after Tipperary County Council merged its 9 separate Differential Rent Schemes into a single unified Differential Rent Scheme, a move that […]

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2018

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help your community to become more sustainable? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance from the Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2018. This Fund promotes sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit […]

Public Participation: Identification Of Bathing Waters in Tipperary

Local authorities must identify official bathing areas in their area every year so that they can be monitored for safety, water quality and their level of use. To help with this process, Tipperary County Council are asking people who swim at beaches, lakes and rivers to tell them if they think they should maintain existing […]

Irish Water Restores Production At Fethard Water Treatment Plant

Irish Water has completed an intensive cleaning of Fethard Water Treatment Plant following a third party fuel spill in the River Anner on the weekend of March 3-4 and production at the plant has now been restored.   However, a Do Not Drink notice will remain in place until further notice as a programme of sampling and […]

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