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Tourism Strategy

Tourism Strategy for County Tipperary

Tipperary Age Friendly

What is an Age Friendly County?

Spectacular Exhibition - Clonmel Show 1865 – 2015

Spectacular Exhibition detailing 150 years of the Clonmel Show 1865 – 2015 now Showing at Tipperary County Museum.

Adopted Budget 2016

This Budget builds on the vision statement set out in the Corporate Plan adopted by the Members earlier this year to be “Ambitious for our communities, demanding of ourselves and working to a shared purpose to deliver prosperity across the county”: It seeks to deliver on the Corporate Plans three strategic themes of a Strong Economy, Quality of Life and a Quality Environment.

Top Tips for Driving in Wet, Windy and Flooded Conditions

When driving in wet and windy conditions road users need to take particular care. Specifically drivers should heed the following advice:

Vacant Sites Register

The Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015 introduced a requirement to establish a vacant site register. The purpose of the register is to identify vacant sites within the functional area of the Council with a view to bringing such sites into beneficial use.

The Council, as of January 1st 2017, has established a register. View the register below.

Religion & Ritual- Lecture Series at the County Museum

From the beginning of time religion and its associated rituals have been constant yet ever changing.

Regional & Local Road Grant Allocations

Grants received from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) for the Improvement and Maintenance of Regional and Local Roads in Tipperary

Roadside Memorials

Tipperary County Council is aware that the wish to erect a roadside memorial is a sensitive issue for the parties affected and the general public. The desire to erect a roadside memorial must be commensurate with the necessity to safeguard traffic safety, not create a traffic hazard and general public sensitivities.

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival Online 2020

The Tipperary Bealtaine Festival is part of the National Bealtaine Festival that takes place across Ireland during May annually and encourages creativity and participation in the arts throughout our lives, particularly as we age.

This year our Bealtaine Festival has moved online.

“It’s not a long way to Tipperary” – Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020

Public Lighting Policy 14th May 2018

Public Lighting is a highly valued and visible asset with the potential to make a significant contribution to the wider community in terms of accessibility, road safety and the fostering of commercial activity.

Sustainable Energy Action Plan

Sustainable Tipp’ is the title of a co-operative energy transformation of Tipperary’s housing, commercial, public and community sectors over three years. It is a support mechanism for communities, farmers, homeowners and business owners to save energy and money and become more sustainable.

Energy Reduction Measures

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has undertaken a programme of turning off surplus lighting at Motorway Junctions which commenced at the end of September 2018.

The objective is to reduce energy use in accordance with the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU).

Junction 8 (Fethard) off the M8 at Cashel Co Tipperary is included in the TII’s programme.

Town Initiative of the Year Award - Cabragh Wetlands Project

Thurles Chamber and Templemore-Thurles Municipal District, Tipperary County Council in conjunction with Thurles Town Centre Forum was successful in winning the "Town Initiatives of the Year" Award for The Cabragh Wetlands Project at the Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Awards.Congratulations to The Cabragh Wetlands Trust who undertake invaluable work in a volunteering capacity in the areas o

National Road Grant Allocations 2019

Regional & Local Road Grant Allocations 2019

Donation Statement

Donation Statement
Donation Statement & Declaration for Elected Members

Community Virtual Power Plant

The Community Virtual Power plant (CVPP) is an INTERREG funded European project undertaken by Tipperary Co Co in association with Tipperary Energy Agency and Community Power.

Win €50 credit to your eParking account

Win €50 credit to your eParking account. Tune into Tipp FM this week for your chance to win. One prize of €50 credit to be given away each day, just answer the simple question and ensure that you have downloaded the app to enter. Winners announced on Friday.

Tipperary Older Peoples Council

In June 2019 Tipperary County Council will commence the formation of the Tipperary Older Peoples Council hosting public meetings across the county. The public meetings will be held across the 5 Municipal Districts.
Roscrea has been very proactive in developing Age Friendly and we will work with the partners there in progressing Roscrea as Tipperary’s first Age Friendly Town.

Community Smoke Alarm Scheme

TIPPERARY FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE are aiming to increase the number of Smoke Alarms in homes across County Tipperary to a minimum of 2 Working Smoke Alarms in every home. We hope to do this by a combination of actions including Publicity Campaigns using Social Media, School Education Visits, School Visits to Fire Stations, Advertising in Local Media.

Career's the Fire Service

Fire Services Activities- What do we do?

Road Fatalities Infographic

Application for Placement of a Skip

Moving out of home for the first time...check out our fire Safety Tips for Students


BBQ Fire Safety

If you are planning a BBQ please remember the following BBQ Safety Tips

Speed Limits for Vehicles other than Cars

Some drivers must obey speed limits for their vehicles as well as speed limits for the roads on which they are travelling. This is outlined below:

Vehicle Speed Limit
65 kilometres an hour (65km/h) on all roads

Type of Vehicle to which it applies
A single or double deck bus designed for carrying standing passengers.

Fire Safety Week

National Fire Safety Week, , is jointly run every October with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service to enhance fire safety, particularly in the home. This year the main theme is

' A Working Smoke Alarm Saves Lives'

Speed Limits on Motorways

A speed limit of 120 kilometres per hour is in place on all motorways. You should note that learner drivers, vehicles under 50 cc, bicycles, pedestrians, animals and invalid carriages are not allowed on motorways in Ireland.

Specification and Design of Heating Systems with heat pumps to be held in Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh on Friday, 18th October, 2019

The 1-day seminar aims to enhance the knowledge base of the engineering and architectural sector in Ireland with respect to heat pumps in homes and commercial buildings. Engineers and architects in Ireland have to change their method and type of specifications and designs for heating systems from a predominately high carbon heating systems to low carbon heating systems.


Tipperary County Council’s Environment Section worked with Clogheen and Cashel Men’s Shed in the making of window boxes, garden furniture and flower planters which will be distributed to a family project in Cashel town and to some schools in the county.

Wildflower meadows in Tipp

Tipperary County Council’s Environments Section has played a leading role in implementing the All Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020.

TCC Protected Disclosures Policy & Procedures - Nov 2021

The Revised Tipperary County Council Protected Disclosures Policy & Procedures (November 2021) is available to view on the link below>

Protected Disclosures Annual Reports also available to view.

Stop Food Waste Campaign 25th November to 8th December, 2019.

The Environmental Protection Agency is running a communications campaign, on radio and social media, to inform everyone that reducing waste is one of the most important day-to-day actions we can take to help tackle climate change. As part of the campaign, we are encouraging everyone to join us in our Stop Food Waste pledge to go a week without wasting food.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020

Applications for funding are now invited under the Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020.

Historic Structures Fund 2020

Applications for funding are now invited under the Historic Structures Fund 2020.

This scheme is for conservation works to heritage structures, in both private and public ownership.
The focus is on conservation and enhancement of historic structures and buildings for the benefit of
communities and the public and will seek to:

Tipperary Fire Safety Register Logbook

Section 18 of the Fire Services Acts 1981 and 2003 applies to premises or any part thereof put to any of the following uses -
( a ) use as, or for any purpose involving the provision of, sleeping accommodation, excluding premises consisting of a dwelling house occupied as a single dwelling;
( b ) use as, or as part of, an institution providing treatment or care;

Tipperary County Council Open Data Sets

Welcome to Tipperary County Council Open Data Set where we believe that Open Data equals Open Understanding.

Below you will find a link to some of the data sets that are available on our website. We will be developing this further in 2020-2021

Outreach Events for Volunteer Directors of Owners’ Management Companies in 2020

Outreach Events for Volunteer Directors of Owners’ Management Companies in 2020

Health Partners

Please see below for information on financial support to help pay for the cost of care in a nursing home through the Fair Deal scheme.

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) Register

Please see below link of all registered accessible/wheelchair friendly taxi providers throughout Ireland.



Go Safe Speed Camera Locations in Tipperary February 2020

Please see a list of the 'Go Safe' Speed Camera Locations in Tipperary. This list was updated and came into force in February 2020. The locations of the speed camera were determined based on the analysis of collision locations. For further information please see https://www.garda.ie/en/roads-policing/safety-cameras

Application for School/Community group Visit to Fire Stations

Tipperary Fire & Rescue Service receive many requests for school / community group visits to local fire stations. We do our best to facilitate these visits , but would ask that you send in your application form as early as possible.

Draw your own Fire Escape Plan


Tipperary Fire & Rescue Service Twitter Page are asking children to draw their own Fire Escape Plan to be in with a chance to win a football sized chocolate egg…yummy!

Simply follow the below instructions take a pic of your child’s entry with their age and post on twitter tagging @TipperaryFire

Information Webinars for Volunteer Directors of Owners’ Management Companies

Information Webinars for Volunteer Directors of Owners’ Management Companies - April 21, 28 and May 5

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020


Bealtaine Festival/Programme online 2020

The Arts & Library Services of Tipperary County Council announced earlier in the month, a four week programme of online Zoom Sessions during May and June as part of the 2020 Tipperary Bealtaine Programme in collaboration with artists and long time Tipperary Bealtaine Collaborators Aileen Lambert and Michael Fortune

Open Call for Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2023

Tipperary Bealtaine 2023
Open Call to Tipperary Artists
Deadline 12 noon Monday 12 December 2022

Each year in the month of May, Bealtaine is presented as a nationwide festival celebrating the arts and creativity as we age. The festival is an initiative of Age & Opportunity, the national organisation that promotes active and engaged living as we get older.

In this Together Tipperary Newsletter campaign

On Monday, 8th of June 2020 the Tipp in This Together newsletter was launched. This is part of the Tipperary Community Response and compliments the National In This Together campaign.

Playgrounds/Car Parks/Amenity Areas (Covid 19 Restrictions)

Children using Playgrounds are to be SUPERVISED by a PARENT or GUARDIAN AT ALL TIMES.
Parents or Guardians are REQUIRED:

Attention Walkers and Runners

Listen out! Watch out! Step in!

when you hear or see agricultural machinery on the road.

Remember always walk on the right hand side of the road facing on coming traffic. Cross to the opposite side of the road on sharp right hand bends


‘Be Safe Be Seen’

Wear your hi-vis vest at all times.

Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle – It could save your life

What is Message in a Bottle?
The Lions Message in a Bottle is a simple idea that encourages people to keep their basic personal and medial details in a common place where they can easily be found in an emergency.

Call for Housing 2020

Call for Housing 2020 is a new national call for property owners and developers with vacant properties to make them available to others in this time of crisis. If you have a specific submission relating to Tipperary please contact Customer Service Desk on 0818 06 5000.

Polling Scheme 2019

Notice is hereby given that the revised Polling Scheme for the division of the Administrative County of Tipperary into Polling Districts and the appointment of Polling Places came into operation on 15th February, 2020.

Dementia: Understand Together

Dementia: Understand Together in communities is led by the HSE and aims to raise awareness and increase people’s understanding of dementia, to inspire the nation to stand together with those affected. We want to change the culture around dementia and help create an Ireland that embraces and includes people living with the condition.

Draft Register of Electors 2021/2022


Tipperary County Council has now published a Draft Register of Electors for County Tipperary for 2021/2022 in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Act 2013.

This Draft Register of Electors can be checked at your local Post Office, Garda Station, Courthouse or Local Authority Office.

Single Consent Forest Road Applications

Following the enactment of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2018, responsibility for granting development consent for the construction of forest entrances onto public roads (other than national roads[1]) or the material widening of an existing entrance, has been transferred to the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine under the Single Consent System.

Tipperary Festivals & Events Grant Scheme 2022

Tipperary Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2022 is now open.

Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Lough Derg Visitor Experience Development Plan 2020 -2024

Pursuant to Article 16 of SI No. 435/2004 - European Communities (Environmental Assessment of Certain Plans and Programmes) Regulations 2004, notice is hereby given by Tipperary County Council, that the Lough Derg Visitor Experience Development Plan 2020-2024 was adopted on the 2/12/2020.

THE HomeShare: The Affordable Housing and Social Care Model

THE HomeShare: The Affordable Housing and Social Care Model

Age Action_How to Guide on the Covid Tracker App

We are all doing everything we can to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe during the COVID 19 pandemic. It is important that we all continue to:
• • wash our hands properly and often
• • practice social distancing
• • cover coughs and sneezes

Why not make a family tree

While at home from school and with our movements restricted why not make contact with the more senior members of your family to create a family tree. Attached is a simple excel template for children to construct with the help of parents and grandparents over the phone or by Video link.

Tipperary Transforming, Tourism Product Development Plan 2020 – 2030

Tipperary County Council and Tipperary Tourism recognise the important opportunity that tourism provides in terms of economic impact, job creation and sustainability for the county.

Munster Vales Strategic Tourism Development Plan

The Munster Vales five-year plan will support the development of new and existing tourism opportunities and position Munster Vales as a key tourism destination.
The strategy aims to maximise partnership working between the four local authorities, providing opportunities for local businesses with joined up products and experiences across the area.

Tipperary Together -The Power of extraordinary community response

Tipperary together - The Power of extraordinary community response

Keep Well Mind Your Mood

Tipperary County Council supported by Healthy Ireland and POBAL through the #Keepwell campaign bring you a brief series of talks by Psychotherapist Stella O'Malley about Minding your mood.

Chief Executive's Report Part VIII N24/N74 Tipperary Town Road Improvement Scheme

SmartSpace Lighting Update

Gantly Road Age Friendly Project

You are invited to complete this survey capturing your feedback on the draft masterplan proposals for an Age Friendly Neighbourhood in the Gantly Road area of Roscrea prepared by PLACE+U.

CLAR Scheme 2021

Tipperary County Council is seeking expressions of interest in respect of projects under the terms of the CLÁR Scheme recently launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development, and which the Council could consider for submission to the Department.

Anti Dog Fouling Awareness Campaign

Environment and Climate Action recently launched an anti dog fouling awareness campaign in which 200 hi vis are been made available to the public which hope to raise awareness with the public while out walking their dog to pick up after them. The message on the hi vis is "My dog supports a clean environment, Keep Tipp Tidy".

Reminiscing in Tipperary

Tipperary Age Friendly Older Peoples Council are developing a project to capture stories and tales of the past, listening to the voices of older people across County Tipperary.
Within this project we hope to capture some living history from residents in the county and we will collate this information in written, audio and video form.

Tipperary County Council and Tipperary GAA joining forces to promote a cleaner and more sustainable county

Cllr. Michael Smith, Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, Chief Executive Joe MacGrath and Tipperary Hurling Manager Liam Sheedy united to thank the people of Tipperary for their continued support in driving Tipperary towards a cleaner, greener and more sustainable county.

Japanese Knotweed & Ash Dieback

Japanese Knotweed

As an invasive species Japanese Knotweed is a major threat to the bio-diversity of our county’s hedgerows. It is a plant that spreads very easily and is very difficult to control. Tipperary County Council runs an annual programme to control the spread of Japanese Knotweed across the county.

Anti Dog Fouling Awareness

Environment and Climate Action recently launched an anti dog fouling awareness campaign in which 500, hi vis are been made available to the public which hope to raise awareness with the public while out walking their dog to pick up after them. The message on the hi vis is "My dog supports a clean environment, Keep Tipp Tidy".

Cahir Local Area Plan 2021-2027

Cahir castle

The Cahir Local Area Plan 2021-2027 sets out a strategic vision for the development of Cahir to 2027 and beyond, providing guidance as to how this vision can be achieved, where new development should be located, what public infrastructure is required and objectives to deliver the plan in partnership with stakeholders and the local community.

Adopted Policy for Disabled Parking Bays in Residential Areas

Chief Executive's Report Part VIII Nenagh Machinery Yard Development

Non Principal Private Residence (NPPR) Charge

**** Expiry of NPPR liability and charge on property ****

Tipperary Digital Connections

Tipperary Age Friendly are working with Family Resource Centres and Community Groups in Tipperary to address digital poverty and support older adults in becoming confident and competent in the use of technology.

National Healthy Age Friendly Homes Programme

Sláintecare and Age Friendly Ireland |Meath County Council are rolling out a new joint programme ‘Healthy Age Friendly Homes’, across nine Local Authority areas.

In the Open Clonmel | Faoin Spéir

In the Open | Faoin Spéir is an Arts Council funded programme developed in response to the COVID-19 crisis for 2021 which will see a variety of outdoor arts events taking place in public spaces around Ireland.

Tipperary Age Friendly Promoting World Alzheimer’s Day

Every September, people come together from all around the world to raise awareness and to challenge the stigma that persists around dementia. September 2021 marks the 10th year of this vital global awareness raising campaign.

Positive Ageing Week Day 1 Cultural Engagement

Tipperary Age Friendly are delighted to showcase Jean Farrell as part of Positive Ageing Week 2021:

WEEE Ireland Follow Your Lead Challenge

This October Families in Tipperary are being challenged to find and recycle five end-of-life electrical items in a bid to improve our recycling performance, after consumption soared in the last year.

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims to be commemorated on Sunday 21 November

• 24,663* killed and 84,977* seriously injured on Irish roads since recording began

Tuesday, 16 November – This Sunday, 21 November, will mark ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims with commemorations to remember the victims of road traffic crashes and their families taking place around the country.

Tipperary Tidy Towns Winners 2021

It is with great excitement that Tipperary County Council would like to congratulate all our dedicated Tidy-Town Committees throughout the County on achieving great results in the 2021 SuperValu National Tidy Towns competition.

Report a Public Lighting Fault

Faults can be reported by logging on to the Enerveo Website or calling their helpline 0818 81 22 20.
Alternatively, you can also call Customer Services at Tipperary County Council at 0818 06 5000.
When the fault is logged in this format it will go straight to hand-held device of Airtricity’s electrician for the area.

Back in My Day

On 1st October Tipperary Age Friendly Older Peoples Council launched Reminiscing Project “Back in My Day” Volume 1 in Cabragh Wetlands.

Weee Ireland -Dream Of Change

Fewer End-of-Life Electrical Gifts and Toys Being Recycled Now More Than Ever

Abnormal Load Permit

Abnormal Load Permits generally apply to vehicles carrying abnormal or indivisible loads on public roads. In exceptional circumstances, for example, the carriage of abnormal and indivisible loads (AILS), the legal limits on weights and dimensions may be exceeded.

2022 Grant Allocations to Local Authorities for National Roads, Active Travel & Greenways

Tipperary towns and villages benefit from €5.1m of National Transport Authority investment in 2021

Thirty-five towns and villages across Tipperary have benefitted from over €5.1m of investment in Active Travel measures in 2021.

Tipperary Creative Ireland Grant Schemes 2022

Tipperary Creative Ireland Grant Schemes are now open- there are two distinct schemes.

Increase in Parking Charges

The Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, has signed regulations doubling from €40 to €80 the fixed charge penalty for motorists caught parking on footpaths, cycle tracks and bus lanes. The new €80 penalties will come into operation nationally on 1 February 2022.

Minister Ryan said:

€6.6 million to be spent on cycling and walking projects in Tipperary this year.

The Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D., has confirmed that the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds to Ireland’s local authorities with a view to spending €289 million on walking and cycling infrastructure in 2022, €6.6 million of which is to be spent in County Tipperary.

Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning)

“Under the Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning) Regulations 2009, the burning of household, garden, commercial or industrial waste is not permitted. Previously, an exemption under the legislation had been provided for the burning of green waste generated by agricultural purposes. The burning of green waste is a matter of concern and leads to localised air pollution.

The Way Ahead - Spring Series 2022

The Way Ahead Spring Series 2022 - supporting festival/event organisers.

Annual report 2021

Regional and Local Roads Allocations 2022

MyWaste - How To Manage Your Business Waste

Burial Ground Bye-Laws

Tipperary County Council’s Burial Ground Bye-Laws came into operation on a county-wide basis on the 14th April 2022, following their adoption at the Council Meeting of the 14th March 2022.

Play It Again Instruments Project

Have you got unused Musical Instruments at home?

Why not donate them to our Instruments Project!

Donate your instrument at one of

Tipperary Together Newsletter 2022

The format of the ‘In This Together’ newsletter which arose due to the response from Covid 19 will change from January 2022 to ‘Tipperary Together’, a broader community-focused newsletter which will showcase supports and content of interest to community-based groups and individuals.

Your dog’s business is your business……. if they poop you scoop!

Heritage Week 2022

Heritage Week 13th - 21st August 2022

Tipperary Holy Wells Audit

In 2021 Tipperary Heritage Office commissioned an audit of Holy Wells in County Tipperary. You can find a report with some preliminary findings below with the full findings made available in November 2022.

National Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project

Tipperary County Council to invest €7 million in National Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project

Tipperary County Council is collaborating in a National Public Lighting Energy Efficiency Project, which will see 11,600 lights upgraded to LED across Tipperary.

Culture Night 23rd September 2022

Openness – Discovery – Celebration- Belonging

Solid Fuel Regulations

Solid Fuel Regulations

New regulations governing the sale of solid fuels in Ireland are to be introduced. These extend the previous restrictions on selling smoky coal in the "Low Smoke Zones" of Clonmel and its environs to the entire county of Tipperary.

Restrictions on the sale of wet wood and turf are also being introduced.

New Local Government Public Procurement Guide 2022

This new Public Procurement Guide 2022 has been designed to help small and medium enterprises and sole traders to make the most of business opportunities in the public sector.
The guide was developed by the local government sector to provide an easy-to-understand introduction to public procurement processes, procedures and vocabulary.

New Solid Fuel Regulations signed, paving the way for improved air quality

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has signed the new Solid Fuel Regulations for Ireland, which will come into effect on 31st October 2022.

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