Transport

Regional tourism businesses must receive additional supports in light of VAT increase

Fianna Fáil’s Transport, Tourism and Sport Spokesperson, Robert Troy has said that the additional funding allocated to the tourism sector must be targeted to support areas of the industry potentially affected by the increase in the VAT rate. “Minister Ross must ensure that additional funding is used to support marketing Ireland to international audiences to ensure that we maintain our strong visitor numbers. “Smaller businesses in the tourism sector outside of the capital are paying the price for perceived buoyancy in the overall tourism sector which in reality is only being felt in Dublin and larger...
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FF Bill will protect bus routes from further privatisation – Troy

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- Performance of Go-Ahead services must be assessed before further privatisation occurs -

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has published a new Bill which he will introduce in the Dáil aimed at preventing further privatisation of bus routes. Deputy Troy made the comments after the National Transport Authority indicated that it intends to put out a competitive tender for an additional 10% of Bus Éireann routes. This follows on from the NTA's decision to...
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