Spend On Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel May Be Referred To Public Accounts Committee – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has indicated that he may have to refer the reconstruction costs associated with Our Lady’s Hospital Cashel (OLH) to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Deputy McGrath said he is making the comments pending final confirmation from the Southern/South East Health Forum that the three storey hospital will in fact never […]

Morris Highly Critical Of Tom Hayes Vandalism And Damage To Trees

Sinn Féin’s Tipperary General Election candidate Cllr. Séamie Morris has hit out at the manner in which posters from Tom Hayes have been nailed to trees around Clonmel. He says such disregard for natural life from supporters of the outgoing Minister is particularly disappointing as the Minister has has special responsibility for Forestry, and because […]

Farming Community abandoned by failure to process payments – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described as completely outrageous the unwillingness of both the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney and the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Tom Hayes to acknowledge the scale of the difficulties farmers are experiencing through delays in receiving basic farm payments. Deputy McGrath was speaking as a prolonged […]

No Requirement On Forest Service To Apply Debt Management Policy Retrospectively

IFA Farm Forestry Chairman, Michael Fleming has said there is no requirement on the Forest Service to pursue the recoupment of payments from farmers as part of cross-compliance.   The reductions in area following digitisation did not need to be applied retrospectively as farmers had adhered to the conditions of the Afforestation Scheme and the […]

Queen’s visit will provide great tourism boost to South Tipperary – Hayes

South Tipperary TD Tom Hayes has welcomed the upcoming visit to South Tipperary by Queen Elizabeth, saying the trip will offer a great opportunity for the Tipperary brand to be marketed to UK visitors. “Confirmation that the Rock of Cashel will be among the list of destinations on the Queen’s itinerary is great news for […]

Ten Schools in South Tipperary Approved for Summer Works Scheme – Hayes

South Tipperary T.D. Tom Hayes is pleased to announced funding for Schools in South Tipperary under the Summer Works Scheme today. “Ten schools in South Tipperary were today approved for funding under the Summer Works Scheme and I welcome this funding, which will enable the school to make important improvements to the buildings,” Tom Hayes […]

South Tipperary General Election Results

Electorate 57,420; Turnout 72.8%; Spoiled Votes 432; Valid Poll 41,361; Quota 10,341 Final Result 1. Seamus Healy (Ind) 2. Tom Hayes (FG) 3. Mattie McGrath (Ind) 1st Count Michael Browne (SF) 1860 Tom Hayes (FG) 8896 Seamus Healy (Ind) 8818 Martin Mansergh (FF) 5419 Mattie McGrath (FF) 6074 Paul McNally (GP) 367 Michael Murphy (FG) […]

Credit for Farmers is Essential for Growth in the Sector

South Tipperary outgoing T.D. and Fine Gael candidate for the General Election, Tom Hayes has insisted that availability of credit to farmers and agri-food producers must be one of the major issues for the next government. “I have highlighted again and again that the banking crisis banks are no longer willing to loan to farmers, […]

Carrick-on-Suir Jobs Fair Can Equip People Looking for Jobs – Hayes

South Tipperary T.D. Tom Hayes has organised a Jobs Fair in Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary to provide people in the town with information about the training and supports available to them, as well as providing help with CV preparation, career direction and financial advice. “The Jobs Fair will take place in the Carraig Hotel in Carrick-on-Suir […]

Tipperary Hostel Project Must be Finished to Get Value for Taxpayer’s Money – Hayes

South Tipperary T.D. Tom Hayes has strongly advocated that the work on the Tipperary Hostel Project be allowed to continue. In a speech in the Dáil on Wednesday June 2nd, he advocated that all the funding received for the project since 2000 from FÁS, Tipperary Town Council, South Tipperary County Council, the South Tipperary County […]

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