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Athlone nationally recognised for its cleanliness standards as sad news of former colleagues emanates

We are truly fully back when the old problems continue to assert themselves. Brexit has assumed a central role again on the political stage, with the usual chaos and parliamentary pantomime evident at Westminster. And yet no one has come up with an alternative to Theresa May’s Brexit plan. There will be a vote next week in the UK parliament, and as the Prime Minister herself has said, who knows what will happen next? It’s really unsettling all round and very difficult for government departments, agencies and so on to make any plans as they are facing into the unknown.

Fall of eleven per cent in Mayo Live Register — Minister Ring

Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has said that the Live Register has dropped again in Mayo thanks to continued job creation.

Fall of eleven per cent in Mayo Live Register — Minister Ring

Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has said that the Live Register has dropped again in Mayo thanks to continued job creation.

Matters Longford to the fore as centenary celebrations acknowledge the right of women to vote

Well, Longford has really emerged with a bang in this pre-Christmas season. We had two notable events in Longford over last weekend.

Report on vulture funds’ engagement with borrowers described as 'bull’ by Fitzmaurice

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The findings of a Central Bank report revealed this week which stated that there is no evidence that vulture funds are failing to engage with defaulting customers have been rubbished by independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice.

Ballyglass RNLI to name new inshore lifeboat Clann Lir

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A new D class lifeboat for Ballyglass RNLI is to be officially named Clann Lir, during a ceremony at the inshore lifeboat station at 2pm on Saturday. The lifeboat, which went into service earlier this year, has been funded by a donation from the Central Bank of Ireland.

Budget 2019 — The highlights

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The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe presented his third Budget on Tuesday against the backdrop of continuing improved economic performance. Budget 2019 sees the distribution of the benefits of the improving economic conditions, mostly in the form of increased Government spending. Some of the key expenditure areas highlighted by the Minister included social and affordable housing, health and childcare, education, Brexit and climate change. On the tax front, there was a mixture of tax increases and modest tax reductions.

Plea for fair tax treatment for regular savers

Brokers Ireland have called on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, to relink the rate of exit tax on savings and the DIRT rate in next week’s budget, so as not to penalise savers who plan for the longer term and attempt to make a better return on their savings.

Scrap VAT on first-time house purchases, demands Grealish

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Scrapping VAT for first time buyers could slash "almost €40,000 off the price of a new house in Galway", and be a positive move to help young couples secure a home.

An autumn of political challenges and discontent awaits

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The sight of the politicians gathering for their annual ‘think-ins’ is one of the signs the summer is over. As with the country as a whole, the Government has had a generally good summer with a post-referendum boost and generally strong economic performance to buoy it. However, the autumn will bring its challenges and it may not all be plain sailing.

 

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