Decision to site new Tipperary/Clare regional Garda headquarters in Ennis to be raised in the Dáil

The decision to move the new Tipperary/Clare regional Garda headquarters to Ennis will be raised in the Dáil this afternoon under Topical Issues. The issue is being raised with the Minister for Justice and Equality by Deputy Alan Kelly. It is one of four Topical Issues, selected by the Ceann Comhairle, for consideration today. Topical […]

Brian Lenihan Has Sadly Passed Away From Pancreatic Cancer at Age 52

The former Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan has sadly lost his battle with pancreatic cancer today.  Brian Lenihan had been battling cancer since December 2009, in recent weeks he had been absent from the Dáil as his condition deteriorated severely.  He died early this morning at his West Dublin home; he was surrounded by his […]

Tipperary below average in NUI Seanad Election

Nationally 2.2% of the population can vote in the NUI Seanad Election as opposed to almost 75% of the population in the recent general election. County Tippeary with 1.95% is just below average representation in the NUI Seanad elections. (see table below), coming in at 14th place nationally. However some towns like Thurles, Cashel, Nenagh and Cahir have twice the national average, […]