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Contingency fund announced for those impacted by flooding

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Longford-Westmeath TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has said proposals announced in Budget 2018 to establish a contingency fund for emergencies as part of a Rainy Day fund delivers on a commitment he has made to people affected by flooding.

Two Mayo students awarded scholarships by The Naughton Foundation

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Since its establishment in 2008 Naughton Foundation Scholarships worth over €4million have been presented to 175 remarkable young people in the fields of science, engineering and technology in publicly funded third level institutions in Ireland, north and south.

Community Diary - March 16

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From fundraisers to fun days, we've got you covered in Community Diary each week, if you'd like to have an event included, please email: [email protected] by 5pm on the Monday, before publication.

Manage your own tax details with Revenue’s new app

As employers issue P60 certificates to their employees during the next few weeks, Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to use online PAYE Services in ‘myAccount’ - the quick, easy, and convenient way to check all your tax details.

Burke appointed Chair of Committee on Finance and Public Expenditure

Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, has been appointed by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny as Chair of the Fine Gael Committee on Finance.

Revenue available to make arrangement for flood victims

The Revenue department has announced that it is willing to make arrangements with both qualifying home and business owners in relation to certain taxes that are due shortly to them.

Election 2016 will determine future of water charges

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Insider has been thinking lately about what are the limits to democratic expression, are there certain lines that just should not be crossed, and if so what are they?

Group water scheme members need to be consulted — Murray

Claremorris Municipal District Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray has said that many group water scheme members feel that they have being abandoned by the Government and left to the mercy of the Irish Water. Speaking this week Cllr Murray said it was to be regretted that neither Fianna Fail nor Fine Gael consulted with the group water sector before agreeing to the establishment of Irish Water.

GRASSROOTS: Water charges - the heaviest austerity measure yet

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Question - What country had a Robin Hood 90 per cent tax rate on its wealthiest citizens? The Soviet Union? Cuba? No; the United States. And lots of European countries as well.

Bribing the citizens with their own taxes will not work

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In the ten year period, commencing in 2001, the Social Protection budget increased by 266 per cent. The cumulative rate of inflation in that period was a mere 30 per cent.

 

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