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Written by Nora Samworth   
Friday, 06 March 2015 16:52
The Commission for Energy Regulation has today warned people that it has received reports of bogus phone calls being made to business customers as part of an ongoing scam.
It appears that only business customers have been contacted to date; however, the CER says it is possible that domestic customers have or will be contacted.
Last Updated ( Friday, 06 March 2015 16:53 )
 
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Written by Nora Samworth   
Friday, 06 March 2015 16:16
Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes this afternoon launched an initiative aimed at attracting tourists to Cashel town.
The scheme was devised by the local Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Office of Public Works and allows independent tourists free entry to the Rock of Cashel when they spend €15 in participating local retail outlets.
 
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Written by Nora Samworth   
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 18:50
Management at South Tipperary General Hospital is asking people to only attend the emergency department in cases of a genuine clinical emergency, due to what is termed as ‘sustained pressure on the unit’.  
In a statement, the HSE has also appealed to people to attend a GP or Caredoc as a first response, where possible.
Around 100 people on average are presenting themselves at the ED on a daily basis, with between 20 to 25 being admitted.
However, management notes that from time to time a surge in the number of patients presenting occurs.  This has been the case recently, and hospital management is putting alot of this down to increased numbers of elderly people presenting with cases of flu.
 
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