Community Tourism Diaspora Project

This initiative is a three-way partnership between Fáilte Ireland, IPB Insurance and Tipperary County Council and has been established as a follow on from the success of the Gathering in mobilising local communities to harness diaspora links for the benefit of local tourism. The objectives of the initiative… [more]

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“Escalating trolley crisis in our Hospital shows no sign of stopping” McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has again highlighted the profound difficulties being experienced by patients and staff in South Tipperary General Hospital following astonishingly high levels of patients on trolleys in the Emergency Department. Deputy McGrath was speaking after making a visit to the hospital… [more]

“Escalating trolley crisis in our Hospital shows no sign of stopping” McGrath “Escalating trolley crisis in our Hospital shows no sign of stopping” McGrath

Kentz awarded further scope in Canada for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project

Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, is pleased to announce that it has secured a further scope of work on the telecommunications contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project in Canada. Kentz Canada Ltd is the main telecom contractor… [more]

Kentz awarded further scope in Canada for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project Kentz awarded further scope in Canada for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project

Cllr Michael Murphy welcomes the new legislation to reduce number of people imprisoned for not paying fines

Fine Gael Councillor, Michael Murphy, has welcomed the passage of the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013 through both Houses of the Oireachtas. "This legislation represents a major reform of the fine payment system in Ireland. It has at its core the twin objectives of ensuring to the greatest… [more]

Cllr Michael Murphy welcomes the new legislation to reduce number of people imprisoned for not paying fines Cllr Michael Murphy welcomes the new legislation to reduce number of people imprisoned for not paying fines

“Bleeding you dry before you get a drop of water” McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has heavily criticised elements of Irish Water's submission to the Commission for Energy Regulation (ComReg) which has proposed a massive 33% standing charge for connection to the water supply. Deputy McGrath made his comments following the news that the standing charge… [more]

“Bleeding you dry before you get a drop of water” McGrath “Bleeding you dry before you get a drop of water” McGrath

French visitors find the Write stuff in Ireland

~ Almost 2 million French to read all about the Premier County ~ Six leading journalists from France visited Co Tipperary and Ireland, as guests of Tourism Ireland. The group was made up of writers from various travel and lifestyle magazines and websites, as well as regional newspapers in France, with… [more]

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Community Tourism Diaspora Project

April 16, 2014

This initiative is a three-way partnership between Fáilte Ireland, IPB Insurance and Tipperary County Council and has been established as a follow on from the success of the Gathering in mobilising local communities to harness diaspora links for the benefit of local tourism. The objectives of the initiative are to:   Provide support in the form […]

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“Escalating trolley crisis in our Hospital shows no sign of stopping” McGrath

April 15, 2014

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has again highlighted the profound difficulties being experienced by patients and staff in South Tipperary General Hospital following astonishingly high levels of patients on trolleys in the Emergency Department. Deputy McGrath was speaking after making a visit to the hospital when up to 25 people were on trolley’s and during which […]

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Kentz awarded further scope in Canada for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project

April 15, 2014

Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, is pleased to announce that it has secured a further scope of work on the telecommunications contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project in Canada. Kentz Canada Ltd is the main telecom contractor for the project. The scope has […]

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Cllr Michael Murphy welcomes the new legislation to reduce number of people imprisoned for not paying fines

April 14, 2014

Fine Gael Councillor, Michael Murphy, has welcomed the passage of the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013 through both Houses of the Oireachtas. “This legislation represents a major reform of the fine payment system in Ireland. It has at its core the twin objectives of ensuring to the greatest extent possible that the fines imposed […]

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“Bleeding you dry before you get a drop of water” McGrath

April 14, 2014

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has heavily criticised elements of Irish Water’s submission to the Commission for Energy Regulation (ComReg) which has proposed a massive 33% standing charge for connection to the water supply. Deputy McGrath made his comments following the news that the standing charge will apply to all householders regardless of whether or not […]

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French visitors find the Write stuff in Ireland

April 14, 2014

~ Almost 2 million French to read all about the Premier County ~ Six leading journalists from France visited Co Tipperary and Ireland, as guests of Tourism Ireland. The group was made up of writers from various travel and lifestyle magazines and websites, as well as regional newspapers in France, with a combined audience of […]

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St. Olivers Parish Notes 14.04.14

April 14, 2014

Eucharistic Adoration in St. Oliver’s Church Day Chapel during Lent on Mondays from 2pm– 8.00 pm, followed by Mass (except Bank Holidays) St Vincent de Paul Box is available on the side door to the Day Chapel next to the office door. Weekend Masses Saturday    8.00  p.m.    –   John O’Brien late of Cashel Road  (Anniv) […]

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Businesses Frustrated at Exclusion from Public Procurement – Clonmel Chamber

April 14, 2014

Clonmel Chamber has called on the Government to make immediate changes to the public procurement process to facilitate SME involvement and benefit the economy as a whole. The call comes in advance of a meeting of stakeholders with the Office of Government Procurement. Clonmel Chamber Chief Executive Brian Cleary said “SMEs in Ireland are extremely […]

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