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Kilkenny hoteliers have called on the Government to get rid of the €10 departure tax in order to reverse the disastrous decline in visitor numbers which continues unabated.
Kilkenny hoteliers today welcomed the setting up by Minister Hanafin of an industry-wide group to oversee and drive actions on measures to support tourism in Ireland.
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.
Employers who are out of work and who have had to lay off staff, have no recourse to any social welfare benefit and are not included in the Live Register figures, according to Mayo Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony.
A number of north Mayo based organisations are to benefit from funding under the Department of Social and Family Affairs Scheme of Grants for marriage, Child and Bereavement Counselling, according to Mayo FF TD Dara Calleary.
Speaking on the Social Welfare Pensions Bill which would implement the Budget cuts, Fine Gael Longford/Westmeath Senator, Nicky McFadden, said the most vulnerable people in Ireland have been forced to take the hit while the administration costs of running the State remain untouched and social welfare fraud is also left unchecked.