Funding Of €913,266 For Tipperary Towns & Villages

Independent Deputy Michael Lowry welcomes funding totalling €913,266 for projects in Tipperary through the Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2018.

Deputy Michael Lowry is delighted to announce that funding totalling €913,266 has been allocated to 8 projects in Tipperary through the Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2018. This year the Town & Village Renewal Scheme focuses on projects, which can help to enhance rural towns and villages, with a particular emphasis on stimulating economic development.

Deputy Lowry stated: “Our towns and villages are the heart of our rural communities. This years Town and Village Renewal Scheme is designed to help breath life back into our rural towns and villages, I’m delighted that this funding was allocated to eight projects in Tipperary”.

Funding Allocations:

Tipperary Co Council Aglish Install footpath, street lighting, linking village, the park and village hall – €78,400.
Tipperary Co Council Carrick on Suir Upgrade existing Heritage Centre – €174,362.
Tipperary Co Council Cashel Public realm improvements – €200,000.
Tipperary Co Council Cloughjordan Extension of local woodland walking trail – €21,600.
Tipperary Co Council Nenagh Public realm improvements – €100,000.
Tipperary Co Council Puckane Village enhancements – €116,904.
Tipperary Co Council Terryglass Public Realm Improvements – €152,000.
Tipperary Co Council Thurles Production of 10 year integrated renewal strategy for town centre – €70,000.

Total Funding = €913,266


4 comments to Funding Of €913,266 For Tipperary Towns & Villages

  • Vincent Barber

    Thurles:- Such a load of bullshit. More money for another plan. Are we total fools altogether. So what is being said is draw up another plan but there will be no funding for anything in Thurles. Are all the people of Thurles total fools. Of course don’t think for a minute our local deputy got this money for the county. Not at all he is just advising the people that money has been allotted.

  • George Willoughby

    Note all funding is being handed over to Tipperary Co. Council. This is the same Council, through its senior engineers, that has killed off the towns valuable voluntary workforce, by refusing the necessary small amounts of funding necessary to make changes. The excuses include “No Insurance Cover”; “We Can’t Make A decision At This Time”, “Ah We Couldn’t Envisage That”, “No funding Available”, etc, etc, etc. Look at Thurles Tidy Towns as an example. People are beyond caring about the filthy state of the River Suir, and even Tidy Towns judges appear to not get out of their transport vehicles any more; but granting their customary 5 extra marks each year, instead of critically reducing our marks; as we sink ourselves further into the mire.

    Look at Thurles [Catergory E] marks over the last 5 years:-
    2014 Thurles 273.
    2015 Thurles 280.
    2016 Thurles 285.
    2017 Thurles 293.
    2018 Thurles 298.
    And now we are holding a public meeting in the hope of providing a Thurles to Clonmel Greenway, when our local river stinks to high heaven and we can’t fill a pothole in our main streets. Tourists are now going to flock to Thurles as a direct result, and they are all coming on bicycles.

  • John

    Well said to both of you. These are the comments that should be on the front page of the Tipperary Star. Elected representatives and County Council employees are paid (including handsome pensions) by taxpayers to do their jobs. The impression on funding announcements is that the towns are getting favourable treatment. It is we that are the fools to put up with patronising nonsense.

  • Michael

    I don’t know what to say

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