Local Clubs To Inherit Closed Courthouses

Despite protests and walkouts by Solicitors, Roscrea and Templemore Courthouses have been closed.

North Tipperary County Council are now inviting “expressions of interest,” from local Clubs, Community groups and other Bodies for to tender for the use of these former Courthouses, with a view to making better use of said vacant buildings, located in both rural towns.

Proposals for shared use by a number of community based groups will now be considered.

Letters or emails of interest should be clearly marked: Courthouses – Expressions of Interest and should clearly state to which premises the request refers.

Such expressions of interest may be made in writing or by email and should specify the following information:

1. The proposed use of the premises.
2. The proposed frequency of use (e.g. full-time, one day per week, number of hours per day, week-ends only).
3. The proposed duration of any agreement.
4. The contribution which the club or group is prepared to make towards the maintenance of the premises.
5. Details of the constitution of the group or club, its membership and its full remit.
6. Details of the extent to which the proposed use will serve the local community (e.g. will use be confined to membership or will there be general access to the community?)
7. Name and number of contact person etc..

Expressions of interest should be sent by post to Rosemary Joyce, Senior Executive Officer, North Tipperary County Council, Corporate Support, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh or by email to .

The closing date for receipt of expressions of interest is Friday 24th February 2012.


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