Tipperary has fought off stiff competition to make it into the finals of the LAMA Community and Council awards.
Plans are being considered to improve the services at Clonmel railway station and revamp the building.
The Taoiseach says he expects a cranking up of construction of houses next year.
Around seven thousand homes are without power across the south of the country after lightning strikes.
The Health Minister James Reilly has officially signed the protection of life during pregnancy bill into law.
Gardaí are investigating a bank robbery in Co. Monaghan, where more than 100 thousand euro was stolen.
Local MEP Phil Prendergast is calling on the EU Commission to allow people to make phone calls and receive text messages while flying on planes.
Work on South Tipperary County Council’s flagship project at Ballingarrane on the outskirts of Clonmel is progressing well.