SF makes final attempt to get backing for slashing property tax rate

Sinn Féin councillor Mairéad Farrell.

Householders across Galway city could see their property tax charge drop by as much as €50 if a motion before the Galway City Council on Wednesday is passed.

The city council is due to meet this Wednesday (September 17) at 4pm, to discuss “adjusting” the Local Property Tax. Sinn Féin will demand the controversial charge be slashed by the maximum possible margin of 15 per cent.

Unanimous support for such a move is not guaranteed, which has led Sinn Féin councillor Mairéad Farrell, who will propose the motion, to call on her fellow elected members to “follow the example of Labour and Independent councillors” in other parts of the State, and support the cut.


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SF makes final attempt to get backing for slashing property tax rate

Householders across Galway city could see their property tax charge drop by as much as €50 if a motion before the Galway City Council on Wednesday is passed.

Sinn Féin councillor Mairéad Farrell.

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