Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil yesterday that the Government does not intend to raise further taxes, as any part of the governments new job creation package, now expected to be unveiled in the coming weeks ahead.
Good news also for Tipperary recipients of the National Minimum Wage. The Minister for [...]
Garda Dave McMahon, a delegate at the Garda Representative Association (GRA) annual conference, said members want a new advanced course covering high-speed chases, to be implemented at the Garda College in Templemore, Thurles, Co Tipperary. Front-line Gardaí are seeking an end to high-speed car chases, until such time as they receive training in high speed [...]
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter
Approximately 55,000 people are waiting for Garda clearance, which will enable them to work with vulnerable adults and children in community and voluntary services, latest figures from the Department of Justice have confirmed.
Around 290,000 individuals were vetted last year, however it is deemed necessary for people who [...]
Keith Blake & 'A Warm Place '
Our congratulations to eighteen year old Keith Blake, a native of Kilbreedy, Killenaule, Thurles, Co Tipperary, who has taken first place in this years Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Keith competed against some 30,000-plus entries in this year’s contest, having previously won merit awards in 2008 and 2010 [...]
Just Local Horse Talk
Sure It’s Just Horse Talk: The American tourist was driving in Thurles, County Tipperary, when the engine of his rented car suddenly came to a halt. Getting out of the stricken vehicle the tourist lifted the car hood, hoping to locate the trouble.
Suddenly, a voice behind him said, “The [...]