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Written by Webmaster   
Friday, 28 September 2018 01:00

Today was a very special day at Tipp Mid West Radio, as Anne Power retired from her role as Station Manager. We would like to thank Anne for her amazing work & dedication over the last 14 years, and we wish her all the very best for the future.

In a message to staff and listeners posted on our Facebook Page, Anne said:

“Today is the day that I step down as Manager of Tipperary Mid- West Community Radio after 14½ years at the helm. I hope I have done some good during my time as Manager, but it is now time to hand over to my successor. I feel the radio is in very good hands, as Tom Hartnett (our new manager) has been working at the station for years. You all know Tom from the Lunchtime show. I wish to thank everybody who helped me during my time as Manager, particularly the Committee of Management, the Staff, volunteers, and, most importantly of all, you the listeners. Continued success to the station.

Thanks again,


We are delighted to announce that, Tom Hartnett, has been appointed to the role of Station Manager.

Last Updated ( Friday, 12 October 2018 00:35 )
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Written by David Condon   
Monday, 30 July 2018 10:35

Tipperary Mid-West Community Radio are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced person as Station Manager. 

The person recruited will play a very important role in the continued functioning and the future development of the radio station. 

The successful candidate should have:

-Good knowledge of the community radio sector

-Professional experience of working in the Radio/Broadcasting sector

-Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills

-Experience of working with volunteers and community groups

The successful candidate should be:

-Capable of interacting effectively with people

-Highly motivated and able to work under their own initiative

-Capable of working to established deadlines

-Computer literate

-Capable of managing POBAL Community Services programmes

If you are interested in this position and you feel you have the necessary skills and qualifications:

Send you CV by post to: The Manager, Tipperary Mid-West Community Radio, St. Michael's Street, Tipperary Town

Or by email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Last Updated ( Friday, 12 October 2018 00:30 )
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Written by Joe Pryce   
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:28

The possibility that two rail services that go through Tipperary may be cut from service has increased further as Irish Rail warns that potential pay rises could bankrupt the company.

Unions at the company are demanding pay increases of 3.75%, but the company has told the Labour Court that its financial position is now so risky that it may need to cut some routes to stay afloat.

It has already been indicated that the least-performing routes and those in the firing line include the Limerick to Ballybrophy line and the Limerick Junction to Waterford route.

The closure of both of these services would save the company €5 million a year.

Other lines that could also be abolished include the Gorey to Rosslare and the Ennis to Athenry routes.  Combined, the closure of these lines would save Irish Rail €7.2 million.

It has now emerged that Irish Rail has included all of these services in a submission that it has made to the Labour Court, increasing the possibility of these lines closing.

Tipperary TD Alan Kelly has said in response that the people of Tipperary need to fight the closure of these lines.

He has demanded that instead of getting rid of the two services, which he says is contrary to the Regional Action Plan for Jobs, proper investment in them is needed.

Meanwhile, Deputy Mattie McGrath has said that while it is accepted that there are challenges in justifying the continued operation of the Ballybrophy line (which is costed at €800 per passenger), the demand for the Limerick Junction - Waterford route is justified and needs to be properly utilised by Irish Rail.

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