By Frances Toner
Gardaí in Mayo are investigating 86 complaints of suspected petrol contamination, received in the past four months, and are now working with Revenue’s Customs Service to have samples analysed in the State Laboratory.
While there have been no arrests or file sent to the DPP yet on the matter, the Revenue Commissioners are taking action and will be pursuing prosecutions against offenders where possible, confirmed Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.
Goals win games and there was no recovering from the two goals they shipped inside the opening ten minutes for Castlebar Mitchels on Sunday in MacHale Park.
Mayo-based companies Eachtraí Uisce Teo and Portwest were two of a number of companies acknowledged for their contribution to enterprise and innovation across the island of Ireland. They were awarded Business Ambassador status by InterTradeIreland at a special event held in the Mansion House in Dublin. The event was hosted by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Richard Bruton.
Music fans are in for a real treat this October Bank Holiday weekend with several acts appearing live at the Royal Theatre.
Shaw Commercials is celebrating and has plenty of great reasons to do so. In recent years, Shaw Commercials was awarded the Renault Truck Approved Dealership for the west of Ireland and is extremely proud to represent and promote the brand. Never more so than now, as it has just been announced that Renault Truck’s Trange has just been awarded International Truck of the Year 2015 – and what a reason to celebrate. This achievement is a true testament to the design and performance of this outstanding model.
So, the Seanad survived the chop, the people have spoken or to be more exact around 40 per cent of them have. The right to vote and shape the future of our country is something that was struggled for for hundreds of years, but when two questions to shape the future direction of democracy and the legal setup of the nation was asked, 60 per cent of the people didn't even bother to show up and have their say.
By Colm Gannon