Roadside Ragwort Out of Control – NRA and County Councils Must Clean Up Their Aact or Face Prosecution

IFA Deputy President & Countryside spokesman Eddie Downey has strongly criticised the NRA and County Councils for their failure to control the rampant spread of ragwort and other noxious weeds on public roads and said “they must face prosecution if they do not clean up their act”.   Eddie Downey said, “The incidence of ragwort […]

Improvements to Opening Hours and Promotion of Cahir Abbey Following Brian Hayes’s Visit

South Tipperary T.D. Tom Hayes has welcomed a number of improvements to the access to and promotion of Cahir Abbey as a result of Brian Hayes T.D.’s visit to the Abbey. “As Minister of State in the Department of Finance, Brian Hayes T.D. is also Minister with Responsibility for the O.P.W. and I was very […]

Access to new stretch of motorway in Tipperary blocked in dispute over pay

Access to the new M7/N7 motorway from Mountrath, Co. Laois to Nenagh, Co Tipperary has been blocked by a number of contractors who have been temporarily laid off by KC Civil Engineering and Cappawhite Plant Hire Ltd. The unofficial strike is blocking access for work vehicles along the road at the Borris-in-Ossory, Roscrea, Moneygall and […]