Council Amalgamation - ‘Greatest Farce Ever”

The proposed amalgamation of North and South Tipperary County Councils into one has been described as the “greatest farce ever thought up,” by a highly respected, long serving member of North Tipperary County Council this week.

The proposed amalgamation of North and South Tipperary County Councils into one has been described as the “greatest farce ever thought up,” by a highly respected, long serving member of North Tipperary County Council this week.

Fianna Fail Councillor Jim Casey, a former Mayor of the county, told members at the monthly meeting of the local authority this week, that he is very concerned that the proposal will “take away the whole idea of local government” as there will be absolutely nothing local about it, when implemented. See this weeks Tipperary Star for full story.