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Transport Minister Leo Varadkar

Property tax must not be an urban tax, warns Varadkar

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has called for measures to be implemented into the property tax to avoid it penalising city dwellers. The new property tax is expected to be based around a percentage of a home’s value. However, with homes in major urban areas such as Dublin costing more than some bigger homes around the [...]

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Smarter Travel

Smarter Travel areas announced

Transport Minister, Alan Kelly, has announced the results of a major new sustainable transport investment programme – the Smarter Travel Demonstration Areas. Limerick City, Dungarvan and Westport have officially become Ireland’s Smarter Travel Demonstration Areas 2012-2016 representing a city area, medium-sized town and small town. The three areas will see a combined investment €23 million [...]

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