Homeowners across Galway city and county could be facing up to a 15 per cent hike in their property tax bills from January 2015, despite widespread public assumption the rates will remain unchanged for three years.
Fianna Fáil city councillor Peter Keane is warning that the Government is allowing local authorities to impose a 15 per cent increase from the start of 2015.
Skinny jeans have been around for some time now, and are still a coveted piece in a contemporary wardrobe. But this season we are seeing the return of the classic bootleg jeans, and I wonder if they had even gone away? To my eyes bootleg jeans clearly never went out of fashion, but skinny jeans took centre stage and it is no surprise that we thought skinnies were the only denim that were fashionable.
FACED WITH the threat of redundancy, five women stage a lock-in at a shirt factory in County Donegal. Ellen, Una, Vera, Rosemary and Rebecca unite against a common enemy and stand up to ‘the man’ and the union, in an effort to save their jobs.
O’Donnellan & Joyce will hold the biggest property auction ever held in the west of Ireland when 32 properties go under the auction hammer tomorrow.
Working for the AA can get you into hottish water from time to time. There are those who contact me on a fairly regular basis about the behaviour of cyclists. A lot of people have a lot to say about badly behaved cyclists on our roads and a few suggest colourful and rather draconian punishments for them.