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Revenue raids target local taxi sector in green diesel probe

Revenue officers investigating the misuse of marked diesel, mounted a blitz on local taxi drivers in the past few days.

Aylward secures review of FÁS community employment scheme

Following a debate initiated by local Fianna Fáil TD, Bobby Aylward, departmental officials are to review the FÁS Community Employment Scheme to see if its scope can be extended.

New jobs to deal with jobless

Five new jobs have been created at the Department of Social and Family Affairs office in the city to help deal with the increased numbers of unemployed in Galway.

Massive increase in jobless figures predicted for city and county

The jobless figures for Kilkenny are due to be released by the Central Statistics Office this morning (Friday) and once again it is expected that it will be a bleak outlook for Kilkenny.

BreastCheck continues to screen women in Mayo

BreastCheck continues to screen women in County Mayo from a fully accessible mobile unit located at Mayo County General Hospital in Castlebar. Screening of eligible women in the 50 to 64 age bracket in Achill, Clare Island, Newport, Westport and Louisburgh is currently under way. Women who are registered are sent appointments with BreastCheck by post.

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Social welfare offices should provide more information

Westport Deputy Michael Ring has called on the Minister for Social and Family Affairs to ensure that all local social welfare offices can give the necessary information to their customers.

Man pleads guilty to fraudulently cashing in disability cheques

A sixty-year-old man who fraudulently cashed in a number of social welfare cheques, with a total value of over €1,100 appeared before Kilkenny District Court last week.

Demand for Athlone social housing up 150 per cent

The number of families on Athlone Town Council housing lists soared by almost 158 per cent between 2005 and March 2008, according to new figures released by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

Demand for Westmeath social housing up 42 per cent

The number of families on Westmeath County Council housing lists soared by over 40 per cent between 2005 and March 2008, according to new figures released by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

 

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