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Written by Joe Pryce   
Monday, 17 July 2017 16:57

Separate water mains bursts are causing disruption to water supplies in the towns of Clonmel, Cashel, Carrick on Suir and Cahir this afternoon.

In Clonmel disruption to the water supply is being experienced in Boherduff Close, Hillside Close, Northview Close and surrounding areas.

Work is due to be completed shortly.

In Cahir a burst water main is also causing supply disruptions to Toureen, Ballydrehid, and surrounding areas.

A traffic management plan will be in place for the duration of the works.

Crews are working to restore the supply as soon as possible.

In Cashel, the Palmer’s Hill, The Green, Rockwood and Aras na Ri and Cashel town areas are also affected by essential works.

Works there have a completion time of 11pm.

And in Carrick on Suir, the St Nicholas Park area and its environs are also experiencing disruption to their supply because of a burst main.

Works have an estimated completion time of 8pm.

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Written by Joe Pryce   
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 16:13

The new Chairperson of the Tipperary Cashel Municipal District has said that he would like to see a review of the new system of local government.

Michael Fitzgerald was speaking about the 2014 abolition of local town councils and their replacement by municipal authorities which cover a larger area.

Ealier this morning former chairman of the Municipal District Roger Kenney noted how funding has reduced since the 2014 changes.

Cllr Fitzgerald concurred with Cllr Kennedy, saying the new system has resulted in fewer local representatives covering each district and less funding being made available for infrastructural projects and local supports.

And while he does not believe that town councils will return, despite what some political parties are suggesting, Cllr Fitzgerald believes the new system of local government should be reviewed and rated to see ‘what is working and what is not’.

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Written by Joe Pryce   
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 16:20

Co Tipperary Gardai will hold a property recovery day next week at which they will seek to reunite property they have recovered with their owners.

The property includes various industrial generators, gardening equipment and agricultural equipment suspected to have been stolen during burglaries in Ireland and the UK.

The Property Recovery Day is being held by Tipperary and Kilkenny Gardai, and takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week at Comerford’s Yard in Nenagh.

The public will also be able to avail of the advice and services of the Crime Prevention Officer and Victims of Crime Services at the event.

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