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18/10/2021

Anti-social behaviour a real problem for Tipp Town according to Councillor

Anti-social behaviour a real problem for Tipp Town according to Councillor

Street drinking and anti-social behaviour have become a real issue in Tipperary Town, and could be clamped down on under new plans for the town.

Councillor Annemarie Ryan brought a motion forward at this week’s Municipal District meeting, calling for a review of the bye-laws and adoption of a zero tolerance policy.

She confessed that while they are trying to revive the town-centre, unregulated street drinking is having a detrimental effect on their efforts.

The problem is set to be raised at a meeting with the Gardaí in October and Cllr Ryan said that the bye-laws in Tipp Town are archaic and outdated.

She believes that Gardaí should have the power to confiscate what they believe to be alcohol in a public place, just as they do in Clonmel and she said that the bye-laws in Tipp Town need to be updated.

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