Updated: 14/10/14 : 08:45:26
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Credit Union leaders meet to discuss enhanced service

On Saturday and Sunday 11th & 12th October, the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) held its 2014 Chapter Officers & Insurance Forum at the Slieve Russell Hotel in Cavan. The conference saw over 200 credit union representatives gather in Cavan for discussion on future service provision to members and the opportunities that the coming years can bring for the credit union movement.The delegates at this year’s Chapter Officers’ [...]  Read More...

Updated: 16/10/14 : 11:16:51
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Budget 2015 will boost investment and support start-ups - Perry

Sligo/ nth Leitrim TD John Perry has today welcomed new jobs measures announced in Budget 2015 that will create more jobs across all regions of the country.“This Budget is looking at jobs from two angles; measures announced today will see incentives for foreign direct investment, as well as the introduction of further support for start-ups. The measure announced will support inward investment and continue job creation, in particular for [...]  Read More...

Updated: 06/10/14 : 13:49:11
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Tesco showcases Sligo suppliers Ploughing Championships

Tesco, Ireland’s leading food retailer, returned to the National Ploughing Championships showcasing its fresh and ‘in season’ produce, from over 50 Irish suppliers, including Connacht Gold, a dairy-based business involved in the manufacturing and sale of a wide range of butter products to the retail and wholesale trade.The Ploughing Championships also saw Tesco launch its new Wonky Veg initiative.  Every year millions of kilos of [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/10/14 : 10:25:03
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Budgets hammered us for 7 years

The looming Budget 2015 promises to be at least neutral when it comes to the average taxpayer's wallet but it's worth taking a look at just how much she/he has been hammered by years of austerity Budgets.The main thing that's happened since 2007 is that income taxes have jumped. Income tax now represents 42pc of total tax revenues, compared with 29pc of tax revenues in 2007. This is despite the fact that there were less people at work in [...]  Read More...