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A Kilbeggan man has been fined €1,000 for bouncing cheques.
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:
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.
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.
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.