Category Archives: Environment

Recycle bin
25 May
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LOWRY WELCOMES CHANGES ON GREEN BIN RECYCLYING

Michael Lowry TD welcomes the decision by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney, in cancelling plans to introduce a mandatory minimum pay-by-weight charge for Green Bin waste. The charge had been part of a new nationwide pay-by-weight ...

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Roads
15 Mar
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Lowry Calls For Rural Road Funding

Lowry calls for Rural Road Funding Independent TD Michael Lowry, has requested that all Tipperary’s newly elected TD’s unite to ensure that necessary future funding for rural roads be made an immediate priority for the 32nd Dáil. “The Rural Road ...

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08 Jul
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Tipperary Warmer Homes Scheme 2015

What is the Tipperary Warmer Homes Scheme? This scheme provides house insulation and draught proofing to homeowners in Tipperary. It is run by Tipperary Energy Agency and funded by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and SSE Airtricity. This scheme ...

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