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Duffy keeps podium position

Five rounds into his maiden WRC season, Mayo man Killian Duffy heads the WRC-2 co-driver standings by 15 points after wins in Argentina and Mexico and, most recently, a podium at Rally Italy.

Tourism VAT rate provides vital jobs boost—Varadkar

New CSO figures show the largest increase in employment in any sector over the year to June 2012 was in tourism-related jobs, providing further evidence that the Government’s nine per cent VAT cut has had a positive impact on job-creation, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar said today.

O’Neill discusses rural roads with transport minister

Newly appointed Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Transport Pat O’Neill met with the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar, recently to discuss the Government’s transport policies and work programme.

Varadkar pledges swift action to help hospitality sector

Leo Varadkar, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport told Irish restaurant owners this week that his Department and the Government are taking concrete steps to help restaurants and the wider tourism industry.

Mitsubishi Ralliart Evolution Challenge Ireland comes to Kilkenny

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The Ravens Rock Rally hosts round four of this year’s Irish Mitsubishi Ralliart Evolution Challenge, the high-profile one-make series for Group N Lancers is back for its third consecutive season in Ireland.

Top finish for Buckley on Midland rally

Ballyhaunis rally driver Shane Buckley brought his Citroen C2R2 Max home in a fine eighth place overall on Sunday's Moto Midlands Stages Rally. As well as winning class six by nearly three minutes, Buckley and co-driver Thomas Maguire from Meath were the second highest placed front wheel drive finishers on the Rooskey based event. Indeed they had been as high as fifth overall before losing time on the last batch of stages with a wrong tyre choice.

Good Evans — Melvyn shows the way on Mayo Stages Rally

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Melvyn Evans and Patrick Walsh stormed to victory on the 2010 McWilliam Hotel Mayo Stages Rally to become only the second overseas winners of the event in its 34 year history. The Welshmen proved that lack of local knowledge was no obstacle to success, as they set a string of impressive stage times on what was their first appearance in Mayo. It was their second National Rally Championship victory in the space of two weeks.

MacHales set the pace at Safety Direct Galway International Rally

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The 2010 Safety Direct Galway International Rally proved a successful outing for the famed McHale family.


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