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22. 12. 2011

Rates regime must be overhauled

The entire system by which revenue is raised from businesses through rates needs to be overhauled as a matter of urgency if small businesses across the country are to survive, according to Paul Connaughton T.D. “Staff from the Valuation Office […]

20. 12. 2011

Funding for Ballinasloe Pool

A grant of over €164,000 to enhance disabled access and improve energy efficiency at Ballinasloe Leisure Centre has been welcomed by Paul Connaughton T.D. The allocation is part of an overall work package costing €173,500. Welcoming the allocation, Deputy Connaughton […]

20. 12. 2011

Farmers’ Frustration with AEOS

Deputy Paul Connaughton, speaking in the Dáil recently, raised the issue of the delayed AEOS payments with Agriculture Minister, Simon Coveney T.D. during a debate on topical issues. Deputy Connaughton said that delays in relation to AEOS payments were causing […]

20. 12. 2011

Advance SFP payments welcome

Almost 10,000 farmers in County Galway have now received their advance Single Farm Payment, with over €33 million having been paid to date to farmers in the county, according to Paul Connaughton T.D. “The advance payment of over €33.8 million […]