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New mobile testing lab to tackle petrol stretching

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A new mobile testing laboratory is being launched in a bid to crack down on petrol stretching.

Ó Conchúir condemns Noonan's 'allergic to work' comment

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Skilled workers who cannot find employment, those who have emigrated to find work, lone parents who had to give up their jobs as they can no longer afford childcare following cuts to benefits, have been insulted by the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan.

And us with the big happy heads on us...

I remember about a decade or more ago sticking my notebook under the nose of the then Health Minister Michael Noonan, when he was in Castlebar opening the hospital or something and asking him a question about something health related for the Galway area. And in the way he had about him back then, in the days before he was canonised, he cocked an eye and said to me “Right sonny, you're here from a Goll-way paper. This is not a day for Goll-way. Today is Mayo's day, not Goll-way's day.”

Connaughton champions new ‘one-stop financial shop in Galway

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Northeast Galway could become the focus of a new pilot scheme for closer co-operation between post offices and credit unions, to ensure the continuation of postal and financial services in rural areas.

Testing of fuel tankers dropped during petrol stretching crisis

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It has emerged that the Revenue Commissioners took just 24 samples from fuel tankers across the entire country for the whole of 2014.

NUI Galway agreement with Tsinghua University builds on long-standing tradition of exchange

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NUI Galway signed an agreement on Tuesday with Tsinghua University in China to collaborate on both education and research activities. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding was witnessed by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, and President of China, Xi Jinping, in The Great Hall of the People immediately prior to the State Banquet to mark the visit.

Ryanair celebrates carrying 13 million passengers through Shannon

Ryanair have this week celebrated carrying 13m customers at Shannon Airport since April 2000, in a year of rapid traffic growth at Shannon and other Irish airports, thanks largely to the decision of Finance Minister, Michael Noonan, to scrap air passenger duty.

Mayo people in Dublin meet up to lunch

Muintir Mhaigh Eo Atha Cliath hosted its annual business lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, last Friday afternoon, November 14. A key highlight in the social calendar of the association, the lunch brought together Mayo business people from a diverse range of industries including construction, technology, small businesses, hospitality, legal, financial, as well as public sector bodies. The lunch afforded all those gathered an opportunity to mingle, network, and influence in a relaxed setting. A capacity crowd of 460 guests marked the highest attendance for the association’s business lunch and seats were fully sold out two weeks in advance of the event. Dignitaries present on the day include TDs Lucinda Creighton, Dara Calleary, Pat Rabbitte, and Fergus O’Dowd. The current Mayo Person of the Year John Walkin and his wife Colette were also present.

Tax relief will be given on group schemes — O’Mahony

By Colm Gannon

Petrol stretching culprits will be pursued

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By Frances Toner

 

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