Nationwide Smoky Coal Ban welcome news for 15, 377 Asthmatics in Tipperary

The Asthma Society of Ireland welcomed the announcement from Minister Denis Naughten of a nationwide smoky coal ban. Dublin led the ban in 1990, which has since saved more than 8,900 lives and many more will be saved with this announcement. Kevin Kelly, Asthma Society Interim CEO, commented, “We are delighted with this milestone announcement […]

Repak Report 762,464 Tonnes of Packaging Recovered and Recycled in 2015

Repak announced a year-end having funded the recovery and recycling of 762,464 tonnes of household and commercial packaging in 2015 at their annual general meeting this morning. The strong financial performance can be attributed to improved cost operational efficiencies of €2.6m and a stronger than budgeted membership fee income of €526,000. This facilitated the introduction […]

State-Of-The-Art Incident Command Unit For Mid West Region

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service today (Friday, 27 January 2012) took delivery of a state-of-the-art Incident Command Unit that will be deployed to large fire incidents and other major emergencies throughout the Mid West Region. The 273,000 euro vehicle, which is described as a command and control office on wheels, will be based at […]

Penrose opens new Housing Development in Monard, Co. Tipperary

The Minister for Housing and Planning, Mr. Willie Penrose, T.D.  today (  October) performed the official opening of an award winning newly constructed housing project in Monard, Co Tipperary.  The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government has provided over €1.6 million  in funding for this project.  The construction of the 10 units of accommodation […]