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Roars from the field and from the floor

Well, last week I began the column by talking about Roscommon and Mayo, so I had better be true to myself and begin this column by talking about the replay at the weekend.

Leo, the Lions, and a lot of old rubbish

Let us begin this week’s column by talking about the marvellous weekend of sports we had here.

IPOA hopes for change in policy towards private landlords

The representative body for private landlords, the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA), has given a cautious welcome to the new Government in the hope that policies towards the providers of private rental accommodation will accurately reflect the position on the ground.

Scope of insurance inquiry needs to be widened - REI

Lorraine Higgins, head of public affairs at Retail Excellence Ireland (REI), has called for the terms of the current inquiry into the insurance industry to be broadened to include retail and hospitality premises, in order to reduce business costs and increase competitiveness.

Moran backs Government’s decision to appeal Apple ruling

 

TD calls for NAMA controlled land in Galway to be used to solve housing crises

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Some 600 new houses are set to be built in Galway on development land currently under NAMA control, but a local TD has demanded the organisation "step up its efforts" to dispose of more land it controls to "address the shortage of houses".

VAT refunds for charities

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It is said that “charity begins at home”.  It is also said “look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves”.  Maybe this has been updated for cents and euros I’m not sure but as part of the recent Budget documentation, a report on the VAT cost for charities was released by the Department of Finance.  Its main findings and representations were put forward by the Irish charities Tax Reform Group, a working group formed to examine proposals of reducing the VAT burden on charities in Ireland. 

Banking services through An Post will boost rural areas – McFadden

Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that An Post’s plans to offer banking services will be a major boost to rural areas.

Luan Gallery’s ‘Construct’ exhibition of artworks

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Luan Gallery has been selected to host Construct, a touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the Office of Public Works (OPW) and the Department of Finance and Personnel Northern Ireland (DFP).

End of the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

I am aware that earlier when I started to write for the Advertiser that we spoke about the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry but it has now concluded its work. I thought it would be helpful to review how it conducted itself and how it ended.

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