Tipperary suffering from lack of services

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People in Tipperary are not getting the same level of services as in other parts of the country.

It’s one of the stand-out figures in a new GeoDirectories survey of business activity in Ireland which also shows the number of commercial vacancies in the Premier County is a full point higher than the National avarage at 14-and-a-half percent.

The report shows that the level of service industry companies operating in the county’s three main towns is well below what’s available in other areas.

The average elsewhere in Ireland and the province of Munster are around 48 percent but in Thurles that figure is 46, while Clonmel is 43 and nenagh it’s just 42 percent.

Dara keogh from GeoDirectories says the best way to improve life for locals would be to try and encourage more services to open up in these vacant premises instead of retailers…