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“Great lifestyle” contractor fined for failing to repay €45k pension debt in time

A painting contractor who employed up to 20 people at the height of his dealings, was fined €1,000 in the District Court this week (September 5) for failing to repay €45,000 to an employee pension scheme.

First service for children living with domestic violence to be launched in Mayo

Mayo Children's Initiative (MCI) will be launched today, February 19 at 11am at Ballyheane Community Centre, outside Castlebar. This is the first time in Ireland that efforts are being made to address the issue of children's experience of domestic violence specifically.

Government backing is the first step in securing Volvo stopover

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Galway’s bid to host another stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race took a huge leap forward this week with the Government’s commitment to offer financial backing. Now the organisers, Let’s Do It Global, are hoping the Galway city and county councils and private business will follow its lead.

Local authority wins major engineering award

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Carlow local authorities has become the latest local authority body to be awarded the prestigious CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accreditation from Engineers Ireland.

Civic reception for newly appointed Ballina Minister

A civic reception was accorded to Minister of State Dara Calleary last night (Thursday) by Ballina Town Council.

Westmeath redundancies top 600 so far this year

There have been over 600 redundancies in Westmeath so far this year, new figures released by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment have revealed.

Competition in grocery sector should take account of social and rural issues

Social responsibility, environmental considerations and community and rural cohesion as well as economic and accounting principles should be used to determine the appropriate level of competition in the retail grocery sector, the Oireachtas Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment heard last week.

HSE advises businesses to plan for the pandemic

The HSE has issued advice to businesses in Ireland regarding planning for Swine flue or the Influenza (H1N1) pandemic.

Decentralised offices in Carlow get thumbs up

Up to 260 civil servants will have a permanent base in Carlow after An Bord Pleanála granted the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment permission for new offices in the town centre.

€25,000 redundancy for Moate man

A Moate man was awarded over €25,000 by the Employments Appeal Tribunal (EAT) when, following a takeover, his former employer left him with the option of either commuting to Mountmellick or taking redundancy, but who refused to pay up after he chose the latter.


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