Mayo Chamber’s seek rate reduction

Fri, Dec 19, 2008

The Chambers of Mayo have collectively issued a statement calling on all of the councillors of Mayo County Council to “ensure that immediate action is taken to secure the small businesses in Mayo, in what is an extraordinarily difficult business climate.”

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Banks must make funds available to small business—Flynn

Fri, Dec 19, 2008

Banks must learn to function in the interests of the business community and the economy in general, according to Fianna Fáil TD Beverley Flynn. Speaking in the Dáil on the Finance Bill, Deputy Flynn said that she was concerned that money was not being made available to small businesses which are going through difficult times.

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Construction industry calls for ten per cent reduction in rates

Fri, Dec 19, 2008

The north west branch of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), which includes Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim, is delighted with the decision taken by their executive body to unanimously reject the pay terms of the draft national social partnership agreement. The industry is now seeking a ten per cent reduction in rates in order to safeguard jobs.

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Back in business as banks free up billions

Fri, Dec 05, 2008

There was good news for businesses yesterday when it was announced that Bank of Scotland Ireland has said it will lend €1 billion to consumers and businesses in 2009.

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Jobs boost for Galway as online retail giant opens in New Year

Fri, Dec 05, 2008

Galway had a jobs boost this week with the news that 200 posts are to be created when CSN Stores LLC will establish its EMEA headquarters in Galway, creating 200 positions over the next 36 months in multilingual customer service, IT, localisation, finance, HR, and sales and marketing functions.

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Maintaining mobility

Fri, Dec 05, 2008

As longevity rises, one of our greatest concerns is in maintaining our mobility.

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Sustainable Energy Award for Westport Woods

Fri, Nov 28, 2008

Westport Woods Hotel and Spa has been awarded a special commendation at the Sustainable Energy Awards 2008 for an energy efficiency project which it has undertaken. The award, which honours excellence in energy efficiency management, was presented by Sustainable Energy Ireland (SEI) at a ceremony on Thursday November 20 in Dublin. Westport Woods Hotel and Spa targeted lighting and control of electrical equipment as part of an energy efficiency project to reduce energy costs. The project achieved savings of 29.5 MWh and 17.7 tonnes of CO2. The Sustainable Energy Awards are presented to organisations from across Ireland which have demonstrated excellence in energy management in the past year.

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Enterprise advice evening at GMIT Castlebar

Fri, Nov 28, 2008

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Castlebar will host an enterprise evening in association with the GMIT Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC), on Monday December 8 from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

An exhibition of all business agencies in Mayo will take place from 5.30pm to 7pm offering entrepreneur and enterprise services across a wide range of categories from business support, raising finance, training, mentoring, networking to representation services.

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Funding boost to support local employment – Calleary

Fri, Nov 28, 2008

Fianna Fail TD and member of the Oireachtas Enterprise Committee Dara Calleary has welcomed the news that two community centres in north Mayo are to receive a funding boost of €42,000 each to support local employment.

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Regional businesses to ‘go to the wall before Christmas’, warns Healy Eames

Fri, Nov 21, 2008

Regional businesses are at risk of “going to the wall” before Christmas, due to their inability to access credit so the banks must “urgently provide cash flow” to protect the city’s businesses and economy.

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Dublin is world's ninth dearest retail city

Fri, Nov 21, 2008

Dublin has ranked ninth in a league table of the world's most expensive places to have a retail business, the latest survey from CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) shows.

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Rid your home of the silent killer

Fri, Nov 21, 2008

Radon gas, known as the silent killer, is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which you cannot see, smell or taste, but it may be present in your home. In fact, the west of Ireland has the highest radon levels in the country. But fear not, a new and innovative invention will be hitting the market early next year which could rid your home of this harmful killer.

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