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Written by Joe Pryce   
Monday, 12 June 2017 16:24

Gardaí are appealing for information following an incident in Croom in which a male pedestrian in his early 20s received serious injuries. The incident occurred at Dullas, Croom.  The man was discovered by a passing motorist at around 2.30am.

He was taken to Limerick University Hospital with serious injuries.                                                                     Gardaí are appealing for road users who were on the on the Ballingarry Road out of Croom between the hours of 1am and 3am to contact them at Newcastlewest Garda station on 069-20650, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111, or any Garda Station.

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Written by Joe Pryce   
Monday, 12 June 2017 16:22

A Tipperary firm has made it to the finals of the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017.

Thurles-based company Utillix is among the 21 finalists from established companies, innovators and start-ups which have been nominated.
There are seven categories in total and Utillix has been nominated in the Energy & The Environment category.

Set up in Australia by Tipp native Oliver Morrissey, it has been described as the ‘Google Maps of the underground’. Its app offers construction workers a vision of what’s underneath the ground before they begin to dig, avoiding dangerous and costly accidents.

The winners will be announced at a high profile awards ceremony in early October in Dublin. 

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Written by Joe Pryce   
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 16:17

An initiative run by the RSA and Toyota in which children’s car seats are checked for free will be coming to Tipperary town this week.

The Check It Fits Service will allow motorists to ensure that their child seat is fitted correctly.

The RSA and Toyota say that four out of five child car seats are incorrectly fitted.

Checks will be taking place in Tipperary town at Tipperary Co-op Supervalu’s car park between 10am and 5.30pm this Thursday June 8th.

The checks will also take place in Clonmel on Wednesday and in Nenagh on Friday.

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