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.

Homeless and Housing Emergency Public Meeting in Clonmel

This Christmas morning over 3,000children will wake up in hotel bedrooms and bed and Breakfast accommodation. Successive governments including Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Labour Party stopped local authorities building social houses. They handed social housing over to private developers and the private market. As a result, we have a National Housing and Homelessness […]

South Tipperary General Hospital Press Release from Save Our Acute Hospital Services Committee

Deputy Seamus Healy, Chairperson of the Save Our Acute Hospital Services Committee, has welcomed the outcome of yesterday’s collaborative and consultative meeting with officials of the South West Hospital Group and South Tipperary General Hospital. This process, agreed with Minister for Health Simon Harris on his recent visit, is designed to ensure local input into […]

Shocking Unemployment in Co Tipperary – Seamus Healy

Seamus Healy TD has said that there has been shocking neglect of job creation in Co Tipp by recent Governments and emergency action is needed now. Tipp Town (34.0%) and Carrick-on- Suir (29.2%) are unemployment blackspots! Jobless rates in 26 Towns and Villages in the County are 5% or more over the National Average; Your Town […]

Seamus Healy TD Demands 40 Additional Beds For South Tipperary General Hospital

Seamus Healy TD:”Last night I spoke in the Dáil for a short time, during which time I reminded the Minister for Health of his promises in relation to South Tipperary General Hospital. In particular I sought the urgent provision of additional beds as promised by Minister Harris on his visit to the hospital last year. […]

Restore Cuts in Education

Education is a fundamental human right. The reduction of provision for education at all levels by the current and previous governments is an attack on that right. Young children need a good start in education in order to benefit fully at further and higher levels. That is why I strongly support the demands of the Irish […]

80,000 Say Abolish The Unfair Water Tax

Change was in the air on Saturday last as 80,000 people took to the streets of Dublin demanding the abolition of the hated water tax. Right 2 Water campaigners including Deputy Seamus Healy, from all over County Tipperary joined the pre-election demonstration organised by Right 2 Water, Right 2 Change. The huge turnout on the […]

Doorsteps Cry Out Against Broken Promises – Healy

The most consistent and angriest complaint on the door steps is of broken promises and the resultant targeting of those on low and middle incomes for cuts and new taxes.   When considering promises and announcements by Labour and Fine Gael in this General  Election Campaign, voters are considering what happened to the promises they […]

Government has failed County Tipperary- Seamus Helaly

Despite emigration, 13,051 people are unemployed in County Tipperary, well above the National average. Tipperary Towns continue to be blighted by unemployment levels well into double figures. Over three quarters of all jobs announced by this government have been in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway and not a single Tipperary Town has been included in […]

Ombudsman Must Be Allowed To Investigate Irish Water -Seamus Healy

Minister Alan Kelly T.D. must allow the Ombudsman to examine complaints about Irish Water. The Ombudsman, Mr Peter Tyndall, has confirmed that he has been prevented from investigating complaints about Irish Water. This is totally unacceptable and there must be an immediate scrutiny of Irish Water. Irish Water is still on the State’s Books and […]

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