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General News

About the Environment & Climate Action Section

The Environment & Climate Action Section is responsible for developing and implementing environmental protection policies and services aimed at enhancing and maintaining our environment. These include Environment Protection, Infrastructure and Maintenance, Waste Management & Enforcement, Community Services, Environment Awareness, Energy & Climate Action.

Register of Electors

Notice is hereby given that the Register of Electors for 2019/2020 was published on the 01st February, 2019 and will come into force on the 15th February, 2019. The Register of Electors is available for inspection at Council Offices, Garda Stations, Post Offices and Libraries.

Annual Reports

If you have any queries in relation to Annual Reports, please contact customerservices@tipperarycoco.ie or call 0818 06 5000.

Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 commenced on 1st September 2015. The purpose of the Act is to provide for a web-based Register of Lobbying to make information available to the public on the identity of those communicating with Designated Public Officials on specific policy, legislative matters or prospective decisions.

Tenant Handbook & Housing Maintenance Policy

Tipperary County Council is pleased to give you a copy of its new Tenant Handbook. As your landlord, Tipperary County Council is taking this opportunity to remind you of the wide range of services available to you as one of our tenants.

Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)

Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is a new social housing support. Persons must be a qualified housing applicant(s) before they can apply for HAP.

Annual Service Delivery Plan

The Local Government Reform Act, 2014, established the requirement for each local authority to prepare an Annual Service Delivery Plan identifying the services that it proposes to deliver to the public in the year ahead.

TIPPERARY - ROAD TO THE RISING

Opening 23rd April 2016 – Jan 2017

Tenant Incremental Purchase Scheme 2016

From 1st January 2016 existing tenants of Tipperary County Council have an opportunity to purchase their homes through an Incremental Purchase Scheme introduced under Part 3 of Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014
There are a number of pre requisites which households must meet including :

Tipperary Arts Strategy 2017 to 2021

Tipperary Arts Strategy 2017-2021 is now available.

Insolvency Service of Ireland- Guidance

Are you insolvent?
The word insolvency is often associated with companies, but when a person is unable to pay bills in full when they are due or is paying a little off each bill to keep creditors at bay and receiving letters and calls about missed payments – these are all signs of personal insolvency.

Nenagh Car Park Bye Laws 2016

From 1st June 2016 new Bye-Laws apply in the town of Nenagh in respect of pay-parking.

Tipperary Libraries: Summer Stars Reading Programme 2016

The Summer Stars reading programme is running in public libraries throughout the country this summer. Summer Stars is a free programme, open to all children.
Each child who registers for the programme at their local library joins in the fun of reading lots of exciting books during the summer.

Tipperary Libraries: Summer Book Bus 2016

Children’s Summer Book Bus – Tipperary Co Council Library Service Children’s Summer Book Bus is on the road again this summer. New child borrowers can join the library at the book bus or, if they are already a member, use the book bus to choose new books and return their old ones. We encourage parents and children to call at the book bus and check out the stock of books.

BALLINA OUTDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL

BALLINA RIVERSIDE POOL

Ballina Riverside Pool is now open for the 2022 season and will remain open until the end of August, 2022

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Location: Ballina Riverside Park, V94RF29

Fr Nicholas Sheehy Talk

In 1766 Fr Nicholas Sheehy Parish Priest of Clogheen, Burncourt and Ballyporeen was hung, drawn and quartered having being tried and found guilty of being an accessory to murder. It is believed that these charges were false and that it was his supposed involvement with the Whiteboy movement – agrarian unrest – that made him unpopular with the local land owning classes.

Current Exhibition- Hair Hurling Balls at the County Museum

Ireland's oldest hurling balls and hurley on display in Co. Tipperary - winners of the Liam McCarthy Cup, 2016.

Tourism for Towns

This is the latest publication from the Irish Walled Towns Network (I.W.T.N), an advisory document that looks at tourism initiatives in historic town.

Applications sought by Tipperary LCDC for LEADER Evaluation Committees

Tipperary LCDC is Seeking Applications from the Public for Membership of their LEADER Evaluation Committees

Local Authority Performance Indicators 2015

The 31 City and County Councils provide a wide range of services throughout Ireland. These services can affect your daily life and include housing, transport, planning, libraries, amenities, environmental management, fire and emergency services, infrastructure, community and economic development.

Religion & Ritual- Lecture Series at the County Museum

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

Tipperary Festivals & Events Strategy 2022 - 2024

THE WAY AHEAD
Tipperary Festivals & Events Strategy 2022- 2024

Nenagh Castle Opening Times

Nenagh Castle is open to the public on
Tuesday – Saturday
10.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.30
Last admission 15.45
Admission Free

Littleton National School and Friends Celebrate Water .

Most of the earth’s water is stored in icebergs - only 2% of water on earth is actually available for us to use! With this in mind, some of Tipperary County Council's Rural Water team visited Littleton on 18th May to see if we could spot an Iceberg.

Silvermines Historical Society Presents Rural Water Monitoring Committee

Hearty congratulations to Silvermines Historical Society from Tipperary County Council's Rural Water Monitoring Committee. SHS have achieved first place in the Nilsson Local Heritage Writing Competition at Listowel Writers Week 2017. The Society will receive their award during Writers Week which begins on 31st May next ~ molaim thú!

Anti Social Behaviour Strategy 2016

Tipperary County Council acknowledges that anti-social behaviour can have a seriously negative impact on the lives of people and is committed to promoting a safe and secure environment for all residents of its housing estates. In order to achieve this, the Council has adopted a very strong position where such acts of anti-social behaviour are proven.

Water and Waste Water Connections

Water and Wastewater connections
From 11 July 2017

Irish Water is now your contact point for all water and wastewater connections.

Please note that existing Tipperary County Council application forms will no longer be accepted by Irish Water or Tipperary County Council after this date.

Adopted Budget 2017

The key objectives of the 2017 Budget are to:

Christmas in Clonmel Festival 2017

Tipperary County Council will be hosting an Ideas Session / Planning Workshop for Christmas in Clonmel Festival 2017, this Thursday 7th September
in Tipperary County Museum Meeting Room, Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel

Road Traffic (Special Speed Limits) (County of Tipperary) Bye-Laws 2017

The Road Traffic (Special Speed Limits) (County of Tipperary) Bye-Laws 2017 were adopted by the Members of Tipperary County Council on 10th July 2017. This is the first time that there has been one set of Bye-Laws to cover all of County Tipperary.

The Bye-Laws came into operation as follows:

Success for Clonmel in IBAL Survey

Clonmel is one of the tidiest towns in Ireland according to a survey released this week.
Clonmel was ranked in 6th place of the 40 towns and cities surveyed
The latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) shows Clonmel is
“Cleaner than European norms.

Clonmel Parking/Traffic and Car Park Bye-Laws 2013

INSTALLATION OF NEW PARKING METERS

Group Scheme News- We are the Price Tag

Group Scheme News- Volunteering in Burgess- Ballywilliam National School

National Famine Commemoration- Ballingarry,Tipperary

Two films commissioned for the National Famine Commemoration by the Arts Service by Tipperary based artists Katy Goodhue and David Quin. The commemorations took place on the 30th September 2017.

Valuation Order

9th October 2017
The Commissioner of Valuation has signed a Valuation Order for the Tipperary County Council rating authority area on 6th October 2017, and the revaluation of all commercial and industrial properties will now commence.

Adopted Budget 2018

The 2018 Budget has been prepared on the principle of a “balanced budget” based on the overall level of resources available to the Council and the requirement to meet statutory, contractual, legal and other obligations. It incorporates the decisions made by the Council in relation to the local property tax and general municipal allocations.

Queries relating to Horses

To assist you with your enquiry in relations to horses please contact the following
To report horses in public places contact Tipperary County Council offices from 9.30 – 4.30pm
Phone: 0818 06 5000
Email Address: customerservices@tipperarycoco.ie

Contributions to Sporting Clubs Grant- Templemore- Thurles MD

The Templemore-Thurles Municipal District invites applications from Sporting Groups in the District who may be eligible to be considered for a grant under the following scheme.

Contributions to Residents Associations Grant- Templemore-Thurles MD

The Templemore-Thurles Municipal District invites applications from the Residents Groups in the District who may be eligible to be considered for a grant under the following scheme.

Local Authority Pollinator Award Newsletter 2018

The Local Authority Pollinator Award aims to encourage TidyTowns groups to implement pollinator-friendly actions in their towns and villages as part of the TidyTowns competition. Irish bees, crucial in the pollination of our plants, trees and vegetables, are in decline.

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.

Planning Application Register Reference number 17600888

TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 (as amended)
EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (PUBLIC PARTICIPATION) REGULATIONS 2010

Planning Application Register Reference number 17600888

Clonmel North Reservoir at Giantsgrave

Construction in progress on new 4000cu.metre (almost 1 million gallon) Clonmel North Reservoir at Giantsgrave. Being built By John Craddock, for Irish Water in association with Tipperary County Council

Electoral rights of migrants in Ireland

In May 2019 there will be local elections across Ireland to elect public representatives to City and County Councils. Every resident in Ireland regardless of their nationality can vote in the local elections in May. Also every resident in Ireland regardless of their nationality can run as a candidate in the local elections in May.

Santa Claus is coming to Clonmel Town

Santa is coming to Clonmel Town on this Saturday 1st December 2018. See poster for more details.

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

Adopted Budget 2019

The key objectives of the 2019 Budget are to:

Planning Application Register Reference number 18600913

TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACTS 2000 (as amended)
EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (PUBLIC PARTICIPATION) REGULATIONS 2010

Planning Application Register Reference number 18600913

Streetscape/Building Facade Enhancement Scheme Grant 2019 for Tipperary & Cashel Towns

STREETSCAPE/BUILDING FACADE ENHANCEMENT SCHEME GRANT 2019 (ELIGIBLE WORKS INCLUDE PAINTING; SIGNAGE; FLORAL DISPLAYS ETC.)
TIPPERARY AND CASHEL TOWNS.

New Wall on Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town

Works on New Wall on Rosanna Road, Tipperary Town progressing well

Air Monitoring Tipperary

Air Quality Monitoring

Tipperary County Council and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have jointly completed a project to install an Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations across Tipperary.

Monitoring units have been installed in Clonmel, Tipperary Town and Nenagh.

Clonmel & Tipperary Town

Community Virtual Power Plant

Objective
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.

Toureen Bridge, Rossmore, Cashel recently repaired

Toureen Bridge, Rossmore, Cashel recently repaired. Photo shows the Improvement works that have been completed.

Nomination of local election candidates received up to 29 April 2019

Local Election candidate nominations received for the 8 local electoral areas across the County received up to the 29 April 2019, see details attached.

Nomination of local election candidates received up to 1 May 2019

Local Election candidate nominations received for the 8 local electoral areas across the County received up to the 1 May 2019, see details attached.

Nomination of local election candidates received up to 2 May 2019

Local Election candidate nominations received for the 8 local electoral areas across the County received up to the 2 May 2019, see details attached.

Nomination of Candidates - Election of Members of Tipperary County Council

Local Election Candidate nominations received for the eight (8) Local Electoral Areas for Tipperary received up 12 noon on 4th May 2019, see details attached.

Notice of Poll - Tipperary County Council Local Elections 2019

A poll for the election of members for the eight (8) Local Electoral Areas of Tipperary will be taken on Friday 24th May 2019 between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The following are particulars of candidates, whose names will appear on the ballot papers for each Local Electoral Area.

Your Vote Your Voice

An easy to read guide to voting - Tipperary County Council

Sample polling card for elections Friday 24 May 2019

Photographs attached of a sample polling card which will issue to all those on the register of electors for elections to take place on Friday 24 May 2019

Recent Road Resurfacing works carried out by Cashel-Tipperary MD at Canon Hayes Park, Tipperary Town

Recent Road Resurfacing works carried out by Cashel-Tipperary MD at Canon Hayes Park, Tipperary Town

Election Results 2019

Thurles M.D. Casual Trading License

Casual Trading is regulated by the Casual Trading Act 1995, as amended, together with district Casual Trading Byelaws.
It is an offence under this Act to trade without a valid casual trading licence.
Casual Trading is divided into Designated Area trading and Special Event trading Designated Area.

Return of Person Elected & Local Election Results Sheets

Return of Person Elected and Local Election Results Sheets are published in accordance with Article 90 (4) of the Local Election Regulations

Queens University students to visit Tipperary Town

Queens University Planners Come to Tipperary Town.

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.

Annual meeting of the newly elected councillors

The annual meeting of the newly elected councillors was held today in the Council Chamber, Clonmel. Councillor Michael Murphy was elected as Cathaoirleach and Councillor Seamus Hanafin was elected as Leas Chathaoirleach

Councillor Michael Murphy Cathaoirleach Tipperary County Council

Councillor Michael Murphy was elected as the Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council for the coming year. Councillor Michael Murphy is pictured with his wife Jess and is honoured to represent the people of Clonmel and Tipperary for his term as Cathaoirleach

Community Smoke Alarm Scheme

***PLEASE NOTE THIS SCHEME IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC****
please feel free to contact us if you have immediate concerns

Career's the Fire Service

Fire Services Activities- What do we do?

Expression of Interest - Use of Property Marking Machine

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Use of Property Marking Machine
As an initiative arising from the Joint Policing Committee (JPC) Tipperary County Council has purchased a property marking machine.

Launch of website Thurles.ie

Photographs taken at the launch of www.thurles.ie, a new website and brand identity for Thurles.

Setanta Fire Fighter Games

The first of its kind in Ireland Setanta Fire Fighter Games was held in Tipperary on September 14th.

Tipperary Fire Fighters and Officers battled it out in a day long event in a test of their physical fitness and endurance at the inaugural Games earlier this month.

Blue Light Awareness

Blue Light Awareness

Tipperary Fire & Rescue Service were honoured to be awarded an RSA Leading Lights Award for this project.

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.

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.

REUSE MONTH OCTOBER

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.

Press Release for Liberty Square Contract Signing

Press Release for Liberty Square Contract Signing between Tipperary County Council and David Walsh Civil Engineering Ltd.

Roscrea Civic Amenity Centre

Please be advised that Roscrea Civic Amenity Centre will be closed from 8.30am until 11.00am on Tuesday, 12th November, 2019 to facilitiate site works. Site will reopen at 11.am for all customers.

Tipperary County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

TCC Protected Disclosures Policy & Procedures - Nov 2019

The Revised Tipperary County Council Protected Disclosures Policy & Procedures (November 2019) 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:

Adopted Budget 2020

The key objectives of Budget for 2020 are to:

Tipperary CYPSC Parenting Supports

Please find attached below information on Tipperary CYPSC Parenting Supports calendar for Quarter 2 - 2022.

Killaloe Bypass / Shannon Bridge Crossing

The proposed Killaloe Bypass, Shannon Bridge Crossing and R494 Improvement Scheme will provide a western bypass of Killaloe, a new bridge crossing of the River Shannon and an upgrade of the existing R494 regional road from Ballina to the N7 at Bridhill.

Burial Ground Maintenance Grant 2022

Burial Ground Committees in Tipperary are invited to apply for Maintenance Grants under
the 2022 Scheme. The purpose of the Grant Scheme is to provide funding to Burial Ground
Committees who carry out burial ground maintenance works. The Local Authority would like
to acknowledge the excellent work undertaken by these voluntary committees.

THURLES & TEMPLEMORE TOWN ENHANCEMENT AND PAINTING SCHEME 2020

Tipperary County Council is seeking to improve the streetscape and public realm of the towns of Thurles and Templemore through supporting owners of properties in improving and enhancing their properties and public areas generally by such means as, but not limited to :

Age Friendly COVID 19 Daily Updates

National Age Friendly COVID 19 Daily updates

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020

Bealtaine

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2022

Welcome to Tipperary Bealtaine 2022

Each year in the month of May, Bealtaine is presented as an annual 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.

Town & Village 2020

The 2020 Town & Village Scheme has been recently announced by the Department of Rural and Community Development, Tipperary County Council, at this early stage, is trying to ascertain the potential level of interest and the type/nature of any proposed projects that may be eligible for the Scheme.
This year the scheme is broken into two strands

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.

Crinniú na nÓg 2020 "Colcannon" song tutorial

CRINNIÚ NA NÓG

A beautiful tutorial of the traditional Irish song "Colcannon" by Aileen Lambert and her daughter Nellie is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJLW-xhwSOs&feature=youtu.be

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

UPDATED PUBLIC INFORMATION 15/06/2020
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

and

‘Be Safe Be Seen’

Wear your hi-vis vest at all times.

Nenagh Historic & Cultural Quarter

Wonderful news with the announcement that Tipperary County Council’s application for funding for ’Nenagh Historic & Cultural Quarter - A Tourism-led Regeneration Plan’ has been successful under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. This application was in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht.

Newport Town Park

HISTORIC DAY FOR NEWPORT AS CONTRACT IS SIGNED
FOR NEW TOWN PARK

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.

Request for Quotations - Festival Support Services 2022/2023

Tipperary Arts Office are inviting Quotations for the Provision of Festival Support Services. For full information and how to apply please view the documents attached below:
1A Request for Quotation Festival Support Services
1B Quotation Response document

Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 22nd July 2022.

Additional Town & Village Accelerated Measures Opportunity

The Council has been notified of Funding being made available for an additional grant opportunity under the Town & Village Accelerated Funding.

Information for students and their families about returning to school

The Department of Education and Skills have created some back to school advice for parents and children attending primary and post primary school. Follow the link for access to it https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a04fc-advice-for-students-and-their-fa...

Positive Ageing Week Content 2020

Positive Ageing Week (PAW) is an Age Action Ireland initiative. The focus is on community based events, organised by groups and individuals throughout Ireland, and national events organised by Age Action and its partners.

Positive Ageing Week

Positive Ageing Week (PAW) is an Age Action Ireland initiative. The focus is on community based events, organised by groups and individuals throughout Ireland, and national events organised by Age Action and its partners.

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

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.

Keep Well

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.

Culture Night 2022 Open Call

Open Call for organisations interested in hosting events for Culture Night 2022.

Muintir na Tire Supports

SENIORS ALERT SCHEME : This is a grant that is available through Community based organisations such as Community Alert , Active Retired , ICA and others to draw down funding for the purchase of Socially Monitored Pendant alarms for those aged 65 yrs and over .

Historic Structures Fund 2022

Historic Structures Fund (HSF) 2022

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.

Bereavement Support line

New Bereavement Support line to assist staff and public during the COVID-19 pandemic

A new national free phone bereavement support line has been launched by the Irish Hospice Foundation in conjunction with the HSE.
The national free phone service, 1800 80 70 77 is available Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm.

12 Stories of Christmas

This festive season, Fighting Words and Graffiti Theatre Company are inviting young writers between the ages of 6 and 12 years to write your own Christmas story! Spreading holiday cheer is more important than ever this year, so fire up your imagination and create a new classic tale.

Minding Your Wellbeing Programme

Minding Your Wellbeing Programme
Brought to you by HSE Health and Wellbeing, this evidence-based programme provides a unique opportunity for people to learn more about mindfulness, gratitude, self-care and resilience.

Keep Well Supports

Videos with tips for Keeping Well during the Christmas period

National Road Grant Allocations 2021

Tipperary Decade of Centenaries Grant Scheme Local Legacies 1922/2022

This grant scheme is now closed for 2022.

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2022

Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) 2022

Tipperary Together -The Power of extraordinary community response

Tipperary together - The Power of extraordinary community response

Tidy Towns Grant Scheme 2022

Applications are invited from Tidy Towns/Community Groups, under the above Scheme for projects/work carried out in 2022, which will enhance the appearance of the local area/village/town.
Eligibility:
• Applicants must be a recognised Community/Tidy Towns Group involved in activities to enhance and improve the appearance of the local area/village/town.

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

Regional & Local Roads Grant Allocations 2021

N65 Carrigahorig to Balleiragh Bridge Road Improvement Scheme

SmartSpace Lighting Update

Temporary Sign Permit - Thurles MD

Thurles Municipal District recognises the value of advertising signs to visitors, customers, schools, community groups etc and to the general vitality and vibrancy of an area. Our aim is to support good, creative and necessary signage in appropriate places and for appropriate events, facilities and services.

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.

Schedule of Municipal District Works 2021

Thurles Municipal District is delighted to announce that a Schedule of Municipal District Works with a total works value of €10.4 million has been approved by the Elected Members of Thurles Municipal District at the March 2021 meeting of Thurles MD.

Promoting Biodiversity in our Gardens with Nest Boxes

As part of the Healthy Ireland 'Keep Well' initiative, Kevin Collins from the Tipperary Branch of BirdWatch Ireland, together with Peter Grant, has produced a step-by-step guide on how to make nest-boxes. This video includes information for absolute beginners on how to make the box, what preservative to use, where to erect the box and how to look after it.

Update - Enhancement Works Liberty Square Thurles

Tipperary County Council is pleased to announce that the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has approved an additional allocation of €1 million for the Liberty Square Enhancement Works Project.

ALONE Cookbook & Physical Activity Book

ALONE supporting people to age at home have produced a CookBook and Exercise Book which can be downloaded on the link below

If you need support, or would like to make a referral, please call our national phone line: 0818 222 024

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.

Volunteer tech helpline for older people cocooning in Ireland

What does Generation Tech do?
Generation Tech was initially set up during the first lockdown to support people aged 65+ to keep in contact with loved ones whilst cocooning. There are over 750.000 people aged 65+ in Ireland and Generation Tech wants to support these people to access technology and develop new skills regardless of age.

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".

2021 Town & Village - Expression of Interest Call

The 2021 Town & Village Scheme has been recently announced by the Department of Rural and Community Development. Tipperary County Council, at this early stage, is trying to ascertain the potential level of interest and the type/nature of any proposed projects that may be eligible for the scheme.

This year the scheme outline may be summarised as follows:

NOAC Scrutiny Process and Overview From 2017 Report 28

In February 2017, NOAC, in accordance with its statutory functions, began to review the performance of individual local authorities. The starting point was getting an overall picture derived from the performance indicator report results, the Local Government Audit Service (LGAS) audit reports, the financial position and revenue collection performance.

Public Spending Code 2020 QA Report

This Annual Quality Assurance Report sets out Tipperary County Council’s approach to completing the Quality Assurance requirements as set out in the Public Spending Code. It is based on the best financial, organisational
and performance related information available across the various areas of responsibility.

Keep Well project - Sticky Stuff Green woodworking

As part of the Tipperary Healthy Ireland Keep Well initiative, local artist Paul Finch has produced three instructional videos called 'Sticky Stuff' or Green woodworking.

Cahir Local Area Plan 2021-2027

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.

Repair Directory

Tipperary Environment and Climate Action Section, has compiled a Repair & Reuse Directory to list all service providers in County Tipperary that offer repair and reuse services as part of a waste prevention initiative. It is an effort to encourage people to repair or reuse items rather than throw them away.

Tipperary Decade of Centenaries Local Legacies 1921/2021 projects and events

Tipperary Decade of Centenaries Local Legacies Grant Award Recipients 2021
1. Third Tipperary Brigade Old IRA Commemoration Committee
This committee hold their annual programme of commemoration events while also celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the founding of their group.
Events taking place are:
Annual Easter Commemoration
Sean Hogan Commemoration

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.

LGBT+ in Tipperary

LGBT+ in Tipperary
The Department of Rural & Community Development published the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2020 providing funding to address disadvantage across the country. This included support for LGBT Community organisations and following an application funding was secured for LGBT+ organisations in Tipperary.

Property Marking Machine Training

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST in participating in Property Marking Machine Training

To register your Interest in availing of this training complete and return the attached form to jpc@tipperarycoco.ie and including marking machine training in the title. The Closing date for the receipt of the EOI is 5pm on the 6th of August.

Age Action Care and Repair

Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.

Can We Help?
Age Action national line: 0818 911 109
Age Action in Dublin: 01 4756989
Age Action in Cork: 021 2067399
Age Action in Galway: 091 527831

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 Walled Towns Digital Heritage Project

Gary Dempsey of Digital Heritage Age has been working on a project on the four Tipperary Towns in the Irish Walled Town network during the summer of 2021. He has visited all towns and taken a series of photographs of some of the archaeological features from which he has generated 3 D models. He has collaborated with artist John Flynn who has produced a series of sketches.

Landscapes of Revolution project - The Kilcommon Ambush

As part of the Decade of Centenaries programme for 2021, Tipperary Heritage Office were delighted to commission the Landscapes of Revolution Project in conjunction with Abarta Heritage to map the archaeological landscape of the Kilcommon Ambush in partnership with the local community.

Enhancement Works Liberty Square - Thurles September 2021

Minister for State for Local Government and Planning Peter Burke TD, visited Liberty Square, Thurles on Thursday 2nd September to take a look at progress on the ambitious project. The Liberty Square Enhancement Project in Thurles town seeks to deliver a vibrant Liberty Square at the heart of Thurles: a place to live, shop, work, socialise, play or “hang-out”.

Poetry Town Initiative Carrick-on-Suir

Poetry Town Initiative

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 Information & Supports

LGBT+ in Tipperary
The Department of Rural & Community Development published the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2020 providing funding to address disadvantage across the country. This included support for LGBT Community organisations and following an application funding was secured for LGBT+ organisations in Tipperary.

Positive Ageing Week Day 2 Information & Supports

Day 2 of Positive Ageing Week 2021 features information on bereavement supports

Positive Ageing Week Day 2 Cultural Engagement

Tipperary Studies holds an annual Tipperary People and Places Lecture series throughout the winter months, commencing in October and running through to the following March. Lectures take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm, in the Gallery of the Source Library, Thurles.

Positive Ageing Week Day 3 Information & Supports

Todays recordings for information showcase dementia supports within County Tipperary including

Living Well with Dementia Service, Anne Quinn, Living Well Dementia Service, Dementia Nurse Specialist

Sean Donal O'Shea Dementia Advisor North Tipperary

Fiona Crotty, Tipperary County Council, Tipperary Understand Together

Community Learning Spaces Flyer

Across Tipperary Community facilities are supporting E Learning and providing facilities to enable people attend college in a virtual capacity as required.
These community learning spaces provide a safe and comfortable environment and have WIFI to enable you to engage with college learning platforms.

Positive Ageing Week Day 4 Cultural

In partnership with Tipperary Libraries talk on Pet choice and care. Talk by vet Laura Tighe.

Pet ownership can help us get out of the house, exercise, meet new people, reduce stress, etc. , but it is important to consider what pet will suit your lifestyle Laura will give us advice to follow when making this decision.

Positive Ageing Week Day 5 Information & Supports

This year's UN International Day of Older Persons (#UNIDOP) theme is 'Digital Equity for All Ages', which highlights the need to ensure that older people can meaningfully and safely participate in the digital world.

To compliment engaging older adults in a Digital Capacity recording showcasing Tipperary Digital Connections, Fiona Crotty Tipperary Age Friendly

New CYPSC website

New website launched to help Tipperary children and young people connect with the services they need
Initiatives launched include new website, child and youth participation guide, and a survey of supports and services for children with special needs in Tipperary

Tipperary International Dance Festival

Tipperary International Dance Festival takes place from the 6th - 16th October 2021 with something for everyone to enjoy.
Festival kicks off on Wed 06 October
⭐ Performances
⭐ Screendance
⭐ Masterclasses
⭐ Symposium
⭐ Video on Demand
⭐ Forum
Visit the link below to access the full programme and book your tickets.

Reuse / Repair

Comhairle na n-Óg AGM

Comhairle na n-g AGM 2021 Virtual event live from Clonmel Chamber 12th October 2021

Greener Communities

Presentation on Greener Communities Sustainable Development Goals and Leader Funding for Greener Communities

Creating a Forest of Energy Ideas

Tipperary County Council and Tipperary Energy Agency have designed special trees and leaves from sustainable sources to gather young people’s ideas about energy that will be on display in the coming months.

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.

Revised Notice of Draft Local Authority Budget

NOTICE is hereby given that the Draft Local Authority Budget for the local financial year ending 31st December 2022 has been prepared and will be considered by Tipperary County Council at its Statutory Annual Budget Meeting to be held on Friday, 26th November 2021 at 10.00 a.m. This meeting will now be held remotely via Zoom.

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.

Charity Shops

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.

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.

Clonmel designated as one of the Sláintecare Healthy Communities Phase 1 locations

Healthy Communities is a new cross-government initiative to deliver increased health and wellbeing services to 19 community areas across Ireland. The programme will be delivered in partnership with the HSE, local authorities, local communities, statutory, voluntary and community groups.

The Great Outdoors in Templemore

Enjoy The Great Outdoors in Templemore

Long Term Leasing Scheme

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON LONG TERM LEASING SCHEME

About the Irish Health System

About the Irish Health Service
Part 1 gives information on how to access different types of health care,the services that are free and how the GP, Pharmacy and hospitalsystems work.
Part 2 gives information about specialist services (dental treatments, eyetests, hearing aids, vaccinations) and some of the staff you may meetin the health system.

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.

LOCAL IMPROVEMENT SCHEME (LIS) 2022

LOCAL IMPROVEMENT SCHEME (LIS) 2022 – NON PUBLIC ROADS.

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:

Tipperary Heritage Office Newsletter

You will find the Tipperary Heritage Office Newsletter below, which contains information on current opportunities and events.

Tipperary County Council Active Travel Investment Allocation 2022

Tipperary County Council Active Travel Investment Allocation 2022

€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.

Thurles Municipal District Casual Trading Bye-Laws 2021

Thurles Municipal District has adopted new Casual Trading Bye-Laws in relation to the control, regulation, supervision and administration of casual trading in the administrative area of Thurles Municipal District.

Full details of the Thurles Municipal District Casual Trading Bye-Laws 2021, including the locations of casual trading pitches, are available on the links below:

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

Burning of Waste Regulations

Prohibition on the Burning of Waste Regulations

This information does not purport to be and should not be considered a legal interpretation of the legislation referred to herein.

It is important to understand that the burning of waste is not acceptable it poses a health and environmental hazard.

CLÁR Scheme 2022 - Measure 2 & 3

CLÁR Scheme 2022 - Measure 2 & 3

Measure 2: Mobility, Cancer Care and Community First Responders Transport

MyWaste - How To Manage Your Business Waste

Thurles MD- Application to Erect a Commemorative Bench

THURLES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT - Application to Erect a Commemorative Bench

Thurles MD - Schedule of Municipal District Works

Thurles Municipal District is delighted to announce that a Schedule of Municipal District Works with a total works value of €10.3 million has been approved by the Elected Members of Thurles Municipal District at the March 2022 meeting of Thurles MD.

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.

Changing Places Provision Expression of Interest

Tipperary County Council, through the Disability Participation and Awareness Fund 2021 from the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, are inviting expressions of interest from Sporting Organisations, Community Groups, Chamber of Commerce or Public Buildings in providing Changing Places facilities in County Tipperary.

Go Purple Day 29th of April

Tipperary JPC and Tipperary County Council are proud to support Ascend and NTDC in promoting Go Purple Day on the 29th of April to raise awareness of domestic violence and to raise funds for their service. Women and men of all ages are called on to show their solidarity for women experiencing and exiting domestic abuse by embracing the colour purple for one day.

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

Nenagh Tidy Towns - Residential Estate/Private Home Owner Garden Competition 2022

Nenagh Tidy Towns Committee take great pleasure in launching their ‘Residential Estate/Private Home Owner Garden Competition 2022’.

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.

Tipperary Age Friendly EXPO June 2022

On Thursday 23rd June Tipperary Age Friendly hosted an Age Friendly EXPO in the TUS College Campus in Thurles. We had a very successful and enjoyable afternoon, with 60 stands featuring agencies showcasing how we can contribute to positive ageing within County Tipperary.

Changing Places Expression of Interest provision for County Tipperary

Tipperary County Council, through the Disability Participation and Awareness Fund 2021 from the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, are inviting expressions of interest from Sporting Organisations, Community Groups, Chamber of Commerce or Public Buildings in providing Changing Places facilities in County Tipperary.

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

Housing Delivery Action Plan

Social Housing Targets and Proposed Delivery under Action Plan 2022-2026

TCC as identified Social Housing Delivery Target of 1125 units for the period 2022 to 2026 and the projected delivery is outlined in the attached Housing Action Plan.

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.

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