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Mayo hoteliers slam VAT rate hike

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The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has expressed deep disappointment at the increase in the tourism VAT rate to 13.5%, announced by Minister Paschal Donohoe as part of Budget 2019.

Public meeting to ask ‘Is Brexit is an opportunity for Ireland?’

For many, Brexit is a right-wing project because the principal authors are an extreme element of the British Tory Party. However an Australian academic will be putting forward a very different view at a public meeting in Galway.

Public meeting to ask 'Is Brexit is an opportunity for Ireland?'

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For many, Brexit is a right-wing project because the principal authors are an extreme element of the British Tory Party. However an Australian academic will be putting forward a very different view at a public meeting in Galway.

'I am an optimist by nature'

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Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin made a whistle-stop visit to Galway last week, during which he sat with the Galway Advertiser and candidly reflected on Labour’s recent electoral travails while looking forward to restoring the party’s fortunes.

Housing crisis is not an accident - it was designed that way

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Travel around the 26 counties and in the cities, towns, and even villages, and you will come across mature, pristine, housing estates which resemble Shantalla and Old Mervue. These houses were built back in the days when our Republic was poor.

Castlebar could be recognised as Gaeltacht Service Town

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It has been announced that Castlebar has been named as one of the towns that could apply to achieve recognition as a Gaeltacht Service Town under the Gaeltacht Act 2012.

Families to have a little more in their pockets in 2018, says Burke

Athlone families are set to have a little more in their pockets in 2018, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.

Great news budget sees 700,000 extra go towards city causes and initiatives

As I advised last week we reconvened the council on Monday last to ensure that we completed the council agenda for the November sitting. The quarterly reports for both Environment Dept transport Dept and Recreation and Amenity Departments were presented. This resulted in lively debate on a host of issues such as public services and availability to the public of a host of public amenities.

‘Privatisation and centralisation’ is driving council merger warns Farrell

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The proposed merger of the Galway city and county councils will not create any significant cost savings, but is still being recommended to go ahead in order to satisfy a "worrying trend towards privatisation and centralisation" of public services in the State.

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald to visit Mayo

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Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald will attend a number of events in Mayo with her party colleagues Senator Rose Conway Walsh and local councillors tomorrow, October 7, to discuss Sinn Féin’s alternative Budget 2018 proposals.

 

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