Community Power Success! Turning point for community owned energy

The results of the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme Auction (RESS 1) were announced today, granting support for 82 wind and solar projects (including 8 community led projects).  This support scheme will see a further 2,200 GWh of renewable electricity generated in Ireland. Among the winners includes two solar parks with Community Power in Counties […]

Covid 19 Waiver of Commercial Rates – 100% waiver of commercial rates applies for a 6 month period from 27 March 2020 to 27 September 2020

A 100% waiver of commercial rates applies for a 6 month period from 27 March 2020 to 27 September 2020 to all ratepayers except a small number of categories. The waiver will be applied as a credit on your account in lieu of rates for the 6 month period covered in 2020. These excluded categories […]

Water main replacement works underway in Abbey Road and Marlfield Road, Clonmel

Work is underway this week to replace ageing water mains in Abbey Road and Marlfield Road in Clonmel which will ensure a more secure and reliable water supply for local businesses and residents. This important project to improve the water supply is expected to be completed by early September. More than 1,470 metres of old […]

How Irish Sports Teams Raise Money

When you slump down into your armchair at the weekend to enjoy several hours of sporting action, many of the teams and athletes you watch on the TV aren’t short of a Euro or two, and that’s putting it mildly.    Pro athletes and sports teams are worth an incredible amount of money, thanks to […]

Large selection of PPE equipment available through Laois based business

The Portarlington-based online business FreeTV.ie has been uniquely positioned to cater for the new reality of the Coronavirus. They have been supplying everything from smart video doorbells to WiFi dongles for putting laptops on home nextworks, or HDMI adaptors to connect phones and PCs to TVs. And through their experience of sourcing goods from China, they have […]

Home Retrofits Key to Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) has said that one of the best ways to prepare for the post covid-19 economic recovery is to scale up retrofitting schemes around the country as soon as it is safe for work to begin on such projects. Since forming in 2012 ECTC has overseen the investment of €10.2 million […]

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative The initiative will offer a number of free courses in finance, marketing and managing stress for individuals in enterprises across the South East WIT is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting businesses across the South East during Covid-19. This […]

Lowry Questions Taoiseach on Covid and Brexit ‘Double Whammy’

Deputy Michael Lowry has raised the issue of Brexit with An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, in light of the impact it will have on Ireland economy in conjunction with the severe financial impact of Covid-19. Describing it as a ‘double whammy’, Deputy Lowry questioned if the COVID-19 crisis has influenced the Government’s Brexit strategy? He queried […]

Irish Bookmaker Paddy Power Launches Online Betting on the Lottery

“Paddy Power” by Albert Bridge (CC BY-SA 2.0)   Paddy Power are perhaps Ireland’s best-known bookmaker with a raft of betting shops all over the Emerald Isle including some in Tipperary. With those retail outlets now shut, they have launched an online lotto service so that people can continue to play the National Lottery every week. […]

Closure of Land Registry Office Impacting Property Sales

The complete closure of the Land Registry office and its impact on the sale of houses and property has prompted Deputy Michael Lowry to contact Minister Eoghan Murphy to request that the basic services required to allow for the completion of registration be restored.   The Land Registry is the State authority responsible for the […]

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