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Major funding announced for flood defence measures

The Government has allocated €260 million to provide flood defence measures for almost 8,000 homes nationwide.

Increase to standard income tax band is positive - O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has welcomed the increase in the standard income tax band from €33,800 to €34,550, announced this week by the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, as part of Budget 2018.

Finding our way forward with the help of the past

I am going to talk with you all a bit this week about the whole Brexit business. Now, I am sure, like me, a lot of you have heard it going on all summer in bits and pieces, but it seems to be becoming serious now with Michel Barnier from the EU and David Davis from the UK having their serious talks together. But, as yet, no real outcome has emerged.

No higher rate of tax for workers until they earn €40k - O’Brien

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohue, to increase the standard rate tax band to €40,000 ahead of the 2018 budget, rather than reducing the higher rate of tax.

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.

Pat McDonagh makes significant Limerick investment and jobs announcement

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The owner of the Castletroy Park Hotel Limerick, Pat McDonagh, has announced a significant expansion plan for the Limerick Hotel. The plan includes increasing the size of the hotel by almost 50 cent above its existing 107 bedrooms and executive suites, a new state of the art fitness and leisure facility and a corporate business hub. The plans were launched this week by Mr McDonagh at an investment and jobs announcement attended by the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, TD.

Political maneuverings at home and abroad

The French election has come and gone and Monsieur Macron has handsomely defeated Marine Le Pen.

Why the housing crisis is engineered, not accidental

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Back in February, when the Dáil debated the hospital waiting list scandal, Fine Gael Galway West TD Hildegard Naughton fired out a press release detailing another outrageous statistic about UHG’s A&E Department - as if it had nothing to do with her party.

NUI Galway to host analysis and discussion event on first 60 days of Trump presidency

The Moore and Whitaker Institutes and the School of Law at NUI Galway will host an event on Wednesday, 22 March, entitled “President Donald Trump: The First Sixty Days and Beyond”. The event will take place in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall (Upper Aula Maxima) at 5.30pm in the University’s Quadrangle.

Burke welcomes plan to tackle the rising cost of motor insurance

Deputy Peter Burke (FG) has welcomed the publication of the Report on the Cost of Motor Insurance by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan and Minister of State for Financial Services, Eoghan Murphy.

 

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