Clonmel to retain its county council offices in merger

Clonmel and Nenagh are retain their two main County Council offices and there will be a 40% reduction in senior council management staff under the merger of North and South Tipperary Co. Councils.

Clonmel and Nenagh are retain their two main County Council offices and there will be a 40% reduction in senior council management staff under the merger of North and South Tipperary Co. Councils.

That’s according to the Implementation Plan for the setting up of the unified Co. Tipperary Co. Council that was published yesterday (Tuesday) by Environment, Community & Local Government Minister Phil Hogan. The new merged county council is to be established in time for the 2014 local elections.

Minister Hogan said he was very pleased with the progress of the re-organisation process and welcomed the fact that there will be potential savings of

€30 million over the five-year lifetime of the Council.

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