North Tipperary County Council

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North Tipperary County Council
Comhairle Contae
Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh
County council of North Tipperary
Coat of arms or logo
History
Established 1898
Disbanded 2014
Preceded by Grand Jury
Succeeded by Tipperary County Council
Seats 21
Elections
Last election
5 June 2009
Meeting place
Civic Offices, Nenagh, Ireland
The area that was governed by the council

North Tipperary County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Thiobraid Árann Thuaidh) was the authority responsible for local government in the county of North Tipperary, Ireland. The council had 21 elected members. The head of the council had the title of Mayor. The county town was Nenagh.

On 26 July 2011, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan announced the proposed merger of North Tipperary County Council and South Tipperary County Council.[1] It was abolished on 3 June 2014 when the Local Government Reform Act 2014 was implemented.[2] It was succeeded by Tipperary County Council.

For the purpose of elections the county was divided into four local electoral areas: Nenagh (6), Newport (5), Templemore (5), and Thurles (5).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tipperary's local authorities to be merged". RTÉ News. 26 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Local Government Reform Act 2014". Irish Statute Book. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "2009 Local elections – North Tipperary County Council". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 29 February 2012.