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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.

South Tipperary Action Network (STAN) Positive Mental Health Festival 2020

South Tipperary Area Network (STAN) Annual Positive Mental Health Awareness Festival to celebrate world Mental Health day will run from October 5th to 11th 2020 and will include a number of online workshops & webinars. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 is "Mental Health for All – Greater Investment – Greater Access. Everyone, everywhere."

Annual Reports

The 2019 Annual Report was adopted by Members of Tipperary County Council.

This is the Council's sixth report of its current term outlining our work in delivering public services and infrastructural projects across the County.

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.

Commercial Incentive Scheme (CIS)

In order to help restore vibrancy and vitality to the town/village centre, Tipperary County Council has focussed on developing a mechanism to assist in addressing the issue of vacant retail units in the county’s village and town centres.

Controlled Burning of Gorse, Heather, Grass

Tipperary Fire & Rescue Service
Response to Covid-19: Controlled Burning
Press Release: 6th May 2020

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.


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 opened for the 2020 season Monday 20th July and will remain open until Sunday August 30th


Opening Times for the Swimming Pool are:

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.

Tipperary Bealtaine Programme 2020

“It’s not a long way to Tipperary” – Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020 featuring Ómos to Nora Butler Swan event.

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.

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


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.


Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan is a new Government backed mortgage for first time buyers. It is available nationwide from all local authorities from 1st February 2018.
As a first time buyer you can apply for a Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan to purchase a new or second-hand property, or to build your own home.

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: 0761 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.

Retail Symposium

County Tipperary Retail Symposium

Ballykisteen Hotel,
Limerick Junction,

Wednesday 7th March 2018 from 1.30pm to 6.00pm

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


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:


Applications are invited for the Local Improvement Scheme which applies to non-public accommodation roads. Projects must benefit two or more parcels of land owned or occupied by different persons or serve the public.

Planning Application Register Reference number 18600913



Planning Application Register Reference number 18600913

N24 Davitt Street Road Improvement Works

As part of the N24 Davitt St Road Improvement Works set to commence on the 11th February 2019, a temporary roundabout will be constructed at the junction of Galbally Rd / O’Brien St / O’Connell Street to facilitate traffic using alternative routes during the works.

Streetscape/Building Facade Enhancement Scheme Grant 2019 for Tipperary & 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

The Community Virtual Power plant (CVPP) is an INTERREG funded European project which aims to demonstrate how community groups can establish their own community based virtual power station and in doing raise awareness of the potential of generating their own energy needs from renewable sources.

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

Donohill Recycling Centre

Tipperary County Council is pleased to announce that Donohill Recycling Centre is now back fully open Monday to Saturday following the completion of improvement works at the site.

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday - 8:30am to 16:30
Friday - 8:30am to 15:30
Saturday - 9:00am to 12:45

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.

Cllr Michael Murphy launches 2019 gum litter campaign

Leas Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, Cllr Michael Murphy launches 2019 gum litter campaign
Campaign seeks to positively influence people’s behaviour towards gum disposal

The Environment & Climate Action Information Trailer

The Environment & Climate Action Information Trailer was in O Connell St Clonmel today 30th May distributing information on the green environment and household waste disposal. Mutt Mitts bags were given out to members of the public as a deterrent to dog fouling on the streets. The trailer will be visiting other towns in the coming weeks.

Cultural Companion

Tipperary Cultural Companions
Cultural Companions is an Age and Opportunity Initiative designed to link older people interested in arts and culture through a network so that they can attend events together as a group.
Events include Concerts, Films, Theatre, Plays, Musicals, Historical Talks and Exhibitions.

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

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.

Carrers the Fire Service

Fire Services Activities- What do we do?

Expression of Interest - Use of Property Marking Machine

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

Community Enhancement Programme 2019 (Men's and Women's Sheds)

Additional funding of €19,694 has been allocated to County Tipperary for the Community Enhancement Programme. This is ring-fenced for small capital grants for Men’s/Women’s Sheds.

• Consistent with the CEP arrangements, the application process for this ring-fenced funding will be administered by LCDCs.
Some points regarding this fund are outlined below:

Launch of website Thurles.ie

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

SHIP Purchase Programme Expression of Interest Form

Tipperary County Council will purchase a limited amount of houses on the open market each year. These are sourced through the website and offices of local auctioneers. On occasion, members of the public wish to either (a) sell a property directly to us, or (b) make us aware of a property they have for sale with a local auctioneer.

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.

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.

Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Application for Residents Parking Permit


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.

Tipperary Age Friendly Expo


You are cordially invited to Tipperary Age Friendly Expo 2019

On Thursday 5th of December 2019 at 11am to 3pm in Sarsfield GAA Centre, Thurles Townsparks, Thurles

Refreshments on arrival

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.

Donohill Recycing Centre welcomes students from Tankerstown National School

20 students from Tankerstown National School had a very enjoyable tour of Donohill Recycling Centre on 25th November, 2019.

A Group of twenty Students , 2 teachers and 1 Parent attended.

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 in Co. Tipperary

Please find here information on Tipperary CYPSC Parenting Supports calendar
Q 1 2020, Q 2 2020, Q 3 2020

Info Sheet: https://www.tipperarycoco.ie/sites/default/files/Publications/Parenting%...

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.

Tipperary Noise Action Plan 2018-2023

The Tipperary County Council Noise Action Plan has been prepared as required by the European Communities Environmental Noise Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 549/2018).

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 Committees in Tipperary are invited to apply for Maintenance Grants under
the 2020 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.

Plastic Free Day in Supervalu, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Staff from Environment Section were in attendance at Dolans Supervalu, Cahir on Friday, 7th and Saturday, 8th February, 2020 for plastic free day. We met with over 418 customers over the 2 days and it was a very enjoyable event with great interaction and very well received with customers about the plastics issues of today and other environment matters as well.


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 :


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

Countryside Wild on Flowers Initiative

Environment and Climate Action Staff will be giving out FREE packs of Wildflower Seeds next week at the following marts;-

Tipperary Mart - 6TH March, 2020 from 10.00am
Cashel Mart – 7th March, 2020 from 11.00am

Notice of Rate having been made for Tipperary County Council

Notice is hereby given that the County Rate has been duly made on the rateable properties in County Tipperary.
The Annual Rate on Valuation for the Ordinary Expenditure for Tipperary County Council for services for the year ending 31st December 2020 is €0.1919.

Age Friendly COVID 19 Daily Updates

National Age Friendly COVID 19 Daily updates

290 groups in Tipperary getting ready for Spring Clean

The National Spring Clean is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative and takes place from the 8th - 20th June.

Tipperary County Council in association with An Taisce is delighted to support community groups and volunteers who give of their time and effort to organise clean-up events in towns and villages across the county.

CLAR 2020

Tipperary County Council is seeking expressions of interest in respect of community/school play area 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.

Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020


Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020 Online

“It’s not a long way to Tipperary” – Tipperary Bealtaine Festival 2020 featuring Ómos to Nora Butler Swan

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 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

Crinniύ na nÓg is a national day of Free Creative Activity for children and young people in Ireland and is now in its third year. It is an initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme which is delivered in Tipperary by the Councils Cultural Team of Heritage, Libraries, Arts and The Museum of Hidden History.

Crinniú na nÓg 2020 "Colcannon" song tutorial


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)

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

Lets Bee Friendly Kilsheelan Tidy Towns

On Saturday 13th of June Kilsheelan Tidy Towns had an official opening of the Lets Bee Friendly Sculpture reflecting our location in the valley of honey on the foot of Slievenamon. This sculpture made from solid Oak, with the Honey comb in the front and symbolising local biodiversity. The piece was created by Tom Keane and supported by Simon Molloy and the Clonmel Tourism CE Scheme.

Community Enhancement Programme 2020

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, announced funding of €67,777 for the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) 2020 which supports disadvantaged communities throughout the country by providing capital grants to community groups.

FREE Trad Sing-Along Summer Camp (suitable for ages 7-11)

Trad Singalong Summer Camp
11am-12noon Mon 13th to Wed 15th July
with Traditional Singer Aileen Lambert

FREE | Suitable for ages 7 - 11
Book your place by emailing heritage@tipperarycoco.ie by Tuesday 7th July, 2020.

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.

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


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.

Upcycle Challenge 2020

MyWaste and the EPA are challenging everyone to unearth the imagination within and create something new out of something old….to breathe new life into an old or unwanted item or material.
So if you can find something old and renovate it or turn it into something completely different but still usable then we want to see it!

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 0761 065000.

Disposal of Single Use Masks

We all want to stay well protected so it is vital that we adhere to rules regard face coverings while we are out using essential services. Please familiarise yourself with the HSE guidelines on where and how face coverings should be used in order to be most effective.

Once you have used any single use items they need to be disposed of correctly and safely.

Request for Quotations - Festival Support Services 2020/21

Request for Quotations - Festival Support Services 2020/21
Tipperary Arts Office were inviting Quotations for the Provision of Festival Support Services. The closing date and time was 12 noon on Tuesday 1st September 2020 however this request for quotations is now closed.

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.

Community Enhancement Programme: 2020 fund for Community Centres and Community Buildings

On 10th of August Minister Joe O’Brien launched a €5m grant fund for Community Centres and Community Buildings.

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 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.

Bikes for Africa

Clonmel Borough District and Environment &Climate Action Section of Tipperary County Council are delighted to assist Clonmel Rotary Club Bikes for Africa project this year. Rotary Club, Clonmel have been involved for the last 6 years with this initiative.

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.

N24 Cahir to Limerick Junction Project

The proposed N24 Cahir to Limerick Junction Project extends from the M8 motorway, north of Cahir in Co. Tipperary to a docking point in County Limerick. The Study Area for the Scheme extents from the M8 motorway to west of Oola..

Keep Well & Celebrate Spring with Nenagh Arts Centre - Making a St. Brigid's Cross

Celebrate Spring – Imbolc & Lá Fhéile Bríde – FREE Workshop video online NOW

The ancient celtic festival of Imbolc celebrates the arrival of longer warmer days and the early signs of spring. We also celebrate Lá Fhéile Bríde or St Brigid’s Day on February 1st, one of Ireland’s patron saints.

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.

Muintir na Tire Supports November 2020

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 2021

Historic Structures Fund (HSF) 2021

Tipperary Festivals & Events Grant Scheme 2021

Tipperary Festival and Events Grant Scheme 2021 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.

Keeping Well this Winter - Senior Times podcasts

Keeping Well this Winter - Senior Times podcasts

RTE broadcasters Mary Kennedy and Mike Murphy interview HSE Dr Nuala O’Connor, Cork GP and ICGP/HSE lead for COVID-19 and antibiotic resistance and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Advisor and Group Lead Acute Hospitals on how to keep well this winter.

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.

Christimas Tree Recycling 2021

Christmas Trees can be dropped off Free of Charge for recycling from Monday the 4th January to Saturday 16th January at the following locations when open .

Keep Well Supports

Videos with tips for Keeping Well during the Christmas period

Dementia: Understand Together Christmas update

1. IMMA - Talking Art Printed Resources

Supports & Services over Christmas 2020

National Road Grant Allocations 2021

Art and Ageing Spring Programme from IMMA

This Project is funded through The Creative Ireland.
Talking Art Printed Resources

Tipperary Decade of Commemorations Grant Local Legacies 1921/2021

The latter part of the Decade of Centenaries from 2020 to 2023 reflects on and recalls significant historical events that took place between 1920 and 1923 that lead to the foundation of the state.

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