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Children - the forgotten face of arthritis

Ireland is in the midst of an arthritis crisis with almost one million adults and more than 1,000 children living with arthritis, making it the most common cause of disability nationally.

New health Bill will tackle alcohol misuse

Three people die in Ireland every day as a result of alcohol misuse. Alcohol is linked to seven types of cancer, including those of the liver, colon, and breast in women. Alcohol is a factor in one in 10 deaths before the age of 50.

Council to ask state to step in and purchase Westport House NAMA loans

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Mayo County Council's Economic Development and Enterprise Support Strategic Policy Committee, threw their weight behind finding a solution to securing the future of Westport House. The committee held a special meeting today (Wednesday, October 14) to discuss the future of the attraction after NAMA placed a loan attached to the estate up for sale as part of their Project Arrow portfolio.

A Budget to benefit all - except the disabled, rural Ireland, and those waiting for a house?

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The increase in incomes due to changes in the USC, and the savings that will be made as a result of the extension of free GP care, and a second free pre-school year, will "more than cover the extra costs incurred by water charges and the property tax".

Extension of Home Renovation Incentive scheme is improving homes and creating jobs in Mayo

Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony has said that the extension of the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme has been good for the local economy, in that it is improving people’s homes and also creating jobs in Mayo.

Ring welcomes progress in Tubberhill Housing Project

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, has welcomed the confirmation from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government that Mayo County Council has been given permission to proceed with detailed design and tender documentation for the proposed housing project at Tubberhill, Westport.

Renua to host meeting to explain budget submissions

On October 5, Renua Ireland formally launched its pre-budget submissions in Dublin’s Royal Irish Academy. Renua Ireland Mayo will be presenting and discussing these dramatic and game changing proposals at a public information meeting at 8pm on Tuesday, October 13 at the Knock House Hotel, Knock.

Renua host meeting to explain budget submissions

On October 5, Renua Ireland formally launched its pre-budget submissions in Dublin’s Royal Irish Academy. Renua Ireland Mayo will be presenting and discussing these dramatic and game changing proposals at a public information meeting at 8pm on Tuesday, October 13 at the Knock House Hotel, Knock.

More taxpayers’ money to be used to support Irish Water, warns Charity

An extra €80 million of taxpayers’ money will go towards subvention of the highly controversial, and much mistrusted, body Irish Water from next year, a Freedom of Information request from a Galway county councillor has revealed.

 

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