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Written by Nora Samworth   
Friday, 24 July 2015 12:27
A €50 million development by ABP Food Group in Cahir has been officially launched by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Jobs Minister Richard Bruton.
The redevelopment, which has created more than 150 jobs includes an extension and upgrade of the food processing facilities and the company’s by-products site.
Commenting , Minster of State at the Department of Agriculture, Tom Hayes said that while the new jobs created at the plant are to be welcomed, a large number of jobs are created indirectly across the region as a result.
 
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Written by Nora Samworth   
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:56
Co Tipperary farmers are being urged to take a few minutes out of the working day to consider how safe their working conditions are.
Today is IFA National Farm Safety Awareness Day.  Its aim is to get farm families to make their farm a safer place to work.
As part of this campaign, the IFA has issued a Farm Safety Risk Assessment planner which acts as a type of checklist of safety measures that need to be considered.  It applies to the various aspects of farm work.
These planners can be downloaded from the IFA website, ifa.ie, or they can be obtained from local IFA offices.
30 people died in accidents on farms last year.
 
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Written by Nora Samworth   
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 16:55
Clonmel Councillor Siobhan Ambrose and Roscrea Councillor Michael Smith have both been selected to run in the upcoming general election for Fianna Fail, alongside Cllr Jackie Cahill.
The decision was made following a meeting of the party’s National Constituency’s Committee.
Cllr Cahill was elected to Tipperary County Council for Fianna Fail last year. 
 
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