Tipperary County Council
Tipperary County Council
Comhairle Contae Thiobraid Árann
Marie Murphy, FG
|24 May 2019|
|Civic Offices, Clonmel|
Civic Offices, Nenagh
Tipperary County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae Thiobraid Árann) is the authority responsible for local government in County Tipperary, Ireland. It came into operation on 3 June 2014 after the 2014 local elections, following the merger of North Tipperary County Council and South Tipperary County Council under the provisions of the Local Government Reform Act 2014. As a county council, it is governed by the Local Government Act 2001. The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment. The council has 40 elected members. Elections are held every five years and are by single transferable vote. The head of the council has the title of Cathaoirleach (Chairperson). The county administration is headed by a Chief Executive, Joe MacGrath. The administrative centres are Nenagh and Clonmel.
Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts
Tipperary County Council is divided into local electoral areas, defined by electoral divisions, and into borough and municipal districts for the purposes of local exercising of the powers of the local authority. The municipal district which contains the administrative area of the former Clonmel Borough Council is referred to as a Borough District.
|Borough District of Clonmel||Ballyclerahan, Clonmel East Urban, Clonmel Rural, Clonmel West Urban, Colman, Graigue (in the former Rural District of Cashel), Inishlounaght, Kilcash, Killaloan, Kilsheelan, Kiltinan, Lisronagh and Tullamain.||6|
|Cahir||Cahir||Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Ballyporeen, Burncourt, Caher, Clogheen, Coolagarranroe, Derrygrath, Kilcommon, Kilcoran, Killadriffe, Knockgraffon, Mortlestown, Newcastle, Tubbrid, Tullaghmelan and Tullaghorton||4|
|Cashel–Tipperary||Ardmayle, Ballycarron, Ballygriffin, Ballykisteen, Bansha, Bruis, Cappagh, Cashel Rural, Cashel Urban, Clonbeg, Clonoulty East, Clonoulty West, Cullen, Curraheen, Donohill, Drumwood, Emly, Glengar, Golden, Kilfeakle, Killeenasteena, Kilmucklin, Kilpatrick, Lattin, Nodstown, Oughterleague, Rathlynin, Rodus, Shronell, Solloghodbeg, Templeneiry, Thomastown, Tipperary East Urban, Tipperary Rural and Tipperary West Urban.||7|
|Carrick-on-Suir||Anner, Ardsallagh, Ballingarry (in the former Rural District of Slieveardagh), Ballyphilip, Ballysheehan, Carrickbeg Urban, Carrick-on-Suir Rural, Carrick-on-Suir Urban, Cloneen, Cooleagh, Crohane, Drangan, Farranrory, Fethard, Garrangibbon, Graystown, Killenaule, Kilmurry, Kilvemnon, Magorban, Modeshil, Mullinahone, New Birmingham, Newtown, Peppardstown and Poyntstown.||5|
|Nenagh||Nenagh||Aglishcloghane, Ardcrony, Ballingarry (in the former Rural District of Borrisokane), Ballygibbon, Ballylusky, Ballymackey, Borrisokane, Carrig, Cloghjordan, Cloghprior, Clohaskin, Finnoe, Graigue (in the former Rural District of Borrisokane), Kilbarron, Knigh, Lorrha East, Lorrha West, Mertonhall, Monsea, Nenagh East Urban, Nenagh Rural, Nenagh West Urban, Rathcabban, Redwood, Riverstown, Terryglass and Uskane.||5|
|Newport||Abington, Ballina, Ballynaclogh, Birdhill, Burgesbeg, Carrigatogher, Castletown, Derrycastle, Dolla, Foilnaman, Greenhall, Kilcomenty, Kilkeary, Killoscully, Kilmore, Kilnaneave, Kilnarath, Lackagh, Newport, Templederry and Youghalarra.||4|
|Thurles||Thurles||Ballycahill, Ballymurreen, Buolick, Clogher, Fennor, Gaile, Gortkelly, Holycross, Inch, Kilcooly, Kilrush, Littleton, Longfordpass, Moyaliff, Moycarky, Rahelty, Thurles Rural, Thurles Urban, Two-Mile-Borris and Upperchurch.||5|
|Roscrea–Templemore||Aghnameadle, Borrisnafarney, Borrisnoe, Borrisoleigh, Bourney East, Bourney West, Drom, Glenkeen, Killavinoge, Killea, Latteragh, Loughmore, Moyne, Rathnaveoge, Roscrea, Templemore, Templetouhy and Timoney.||4|
2019 seats summary
|Workers and Unemployed Action||1|
Councillors by electoral area
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 24 May 2019.
|Council members from 2019 election|
|Local electoral area||Name||Party|
|Marie Murphy||Fine Gael|
|Micheál Anglim||Fianna Fáil|
|Carrick-on-Suir||Imelda Goldsboro||Fianna Fáil|
|David Dunne||Sinn Féin|
|Mark Fitzgerald||Fine Gael|
|Kieran Bourke||Fianna Fáil|
|Cashel–Tipperary||Michael Fitzgerald||Fine Gael|
|Roger Kennedy||Fianna Fáil|
|Mary Hanna-Hourigan||Fine Gael|
|Declan Burgess||Fine Gael|
|John Crosse||Fine Gael|
|Tony Black||Sinn Féin|
|Clonmel||Michael Murphy||Fine Gael|
|Siobhán Ambrose||Fianna Fáil|
|Pat English||Workers and Unemployed Action|
|Garret Ahearn[a]||Fine Gael|
|Gerard Darcy||Fine Gael|
|Phyll Bugler||Fine Gael|
|John Carroll||Fianna Fáil|
|Roscrea–Templemore||Michael Smith||Fianna Fáil|
|Noel Coonan||Fine Gael|
|Séamus Hanafin||Fianna Fáil|
|Peter Ryan||Fine Gael|
|Seán Ryan||Fianna Fáil|
- Replaced during term, see table below for details.
|Fine Gael||Garret Ahearn||Clonmel||Elected to Seanad Éireann at the 2020 Seanad election||11 June 2020||John Fitzgerald|
- "Local authorities". Citizen Information Board. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
- "County of Tipperary Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts Order 2018". 19 December 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
- "Local Government Reform Act 2014, § 19: Municipal districts". Irish Statute Book. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
- "Local Elections 2019: Results, Transfer of Votes and Statistics" (PDF). Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. pp. 199–207. Retrieved 15 September 2020.
- "MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS OF MONTHLY MEETING OF TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL HELD IN THE DOME, SEMPLE STADIUM, THURLES, CO TIPPERARY AT 11.00 AM ON 13th July, 2020" (PDF). Tipperary County Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 September 2020. Retrieved 19 June 2021.