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New customised offices helping business overcome recession setbacks

A father and daughter team are to open a revolutionary office space programme aimed at helping businesses secure business-friendly property arrangements

Local reaction to Budget 2010

Budget 2010 was claimed to be the toughest one ever and now that it is done and dusted, was it as bad as we were expecting? Many proposals were leaked in advance to prepare the public for what to expect, with the major emphasis on cost cutting as distinct from the usual focus on tax-raising measures. Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan announced on Wednesday evening that there would be a reduction in the rate of excise duty on alcohol, and a reduced rate on VAT. The latter is now 21 per cent down from 21.5 per cent. This is what some of the local business people who will be affected by this change had to say:

‘Angels from heaven’ swindle nearly €390,000 from elderly lady

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An elderly lady has been left financially ruined and fearful after being befriended, deceived, and cruelly swindled out of nearly €390,000 from her savings, the Galway Circuit Court heard this week.

You’re nicked —Apprentice seen kicking man in head, court told

A young man was tackled to the ground by a quick thinking garda who then gave immediate medical assistance to the victim who was left bleeding from the face after being kicked twice in the head.

Man jailed nine months for cheque deception and theft

A man charged with numerous counts of deception by tendering bounced cheques and theft with total value of more than €3,600 has been jailed for nine months.

Mayo based charity to be commended by United Nations

An Irish charity that provides repayable finance for community and voluntary projects and which has an office in Foxford, is to be commended in a forthcoming United Nations report for promoting social integration and inclusion — one of only 14 organisations selected from 190 projects based in 60 countries.

Survey reveals major cost of weather disruption

IBEC, the group that represents Irish business, has released the results of a survey on the economic cost of the recent adverse weather conditions. On the basis of the results, IBEC estimates that the total value of economic output lost last week was approximately €700 million: €500 million in the services sector and €200 million in the manufacturing sector.

Survey reveals major cost of weather disruption

IBEC, the group that represents Irish business, has released the results of a survey on the economic cost of the recent adverse weather conditions. On the basis of the results, IBEC estimates that the total value of economic output lost last week was approximately €700 million: €500 million in the services sector and €200 million in the manufacturing sector.

Western Motors launches customer loyalty scheme

Western Motors is offering all its customers membership to a newly introduced loyalty scheme.  

Council to phase out water rationing

There was long-awaited good news for Athlone’s residents in recent days, with the announcement that water rationing and overnight outages should be on the way out.

 

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