Tag: Republic of Ireland

Co.Cork arcade gains go-ahead despite local resistance

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A planned amusement arcade near Cork in the Republic of Ireland will go ahead despite objections raised by locals. Planners have given the go-ahead for Perks Promotions to convert a former pub in Mitchelstown into a site for gaming similar to those it already operates in Cork city and surrounding towns Youghal and Midelton. The authorisation comes despite a concerted effort...

Ireland agrees to retain low tourism VAT rate

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The Republic of Ireland’s legislators have decided to make their temporary nine percent tourism VAT permanent.   The tourism trade in the Republic of Ireland are rejoicing at the news that fears their ‘special’ nine percent VAT rate would be scrapped in the 2018 budget are no longer founded. State officials have now come to an agreement that the lower tax rate,...