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As we approach the midpoint of 2021, and with the summer Dáil recess approaching, now is a good time to take stock of the political year to date.
Hundreds of people running small businesses in Galway will soon find out if they might be exempt from paying tax on the Covid-19 support payments they received last year.
Insider has been a keen observer of activities in City Hall for two decades and, regardless of what the public think, it is always best for Galway when there is a good working relationship between the elected members and senior management.
Workers made unemployed by the impact of Covid-19, and the lockdowns, enter 2021 facing tax liabilities on the welfare which sustained their livelihoods throughout last year.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has expressed his fear of a third lockdown in early 2021 unless urgent action is pursued to analyse the information gathered from the 67,000 Covid-19 positive cases and see how best to avoid the spread of the virus.
Middle Ireland and those living in rural Ireland have been "forgotten in Budget 2021", while farmers will see "little or no benefit" as a result of the measures.
Delivering major infrastructure projects, such as the Port of Galway, and extending the waiver on commercial rates to 12 months for businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic are essential if the west of Ireland is to thrive in the future.
Ordinarily, at this time of year, there is a sense of renewal as politicians, with their batteries recharged, return to work and a new Dáil term begins.
The Stay and Spend Scheme must be expanded to include tourism businesses, as well as accommodation and food-service providers, according to a Galway senator.