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Keep the 9% VAT rate

  Senator Maura Hopkins has called for the retention of the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality sector in Budget 2019. Senator Hopkins stated, “The maintenance of the…

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Statement regarding Meeting on Rosalie Unit held on 29th August 2018 – HOPKINS

“I attended a meeting on Wednesday last 29th August 2018 with Tony Canavan Chief Health Officer CCA2 and public representatives in relation to the Rosalie Unit. Tony Canavan stated at…

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Overseas Tourism worth €27 Million in Revenue for Roscommon in 2017

Commenting on the release of the 2017 Tourism figures for Co. Roscommon launched by Failte Ireland, Senator Maura Hopkins stated, “It is very positive that 54,000 overseas tourists visted Co.…

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Aurivo to invest €26 Million in Ballaghaderreen facility – HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that the investment of €26 Million in the expansion of the Aurivo Dairy Ingredients plant in Ballaghaderreen is very positive news for the…

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€40 Million Dormant Accounts Funding to benefit disadvantaged groups – HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has said that funding of €40 Million under the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2018 has been provided nationally to support disadvantaged organisations. Senator Hopkins stated,…

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New Garda Unit to tackle €200 Million a year insurance fraud- HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has welcomed the announcement of a new Garda unit which will be tasked with investigating insurance fraud. Senator Hopkins stated, “The announcement of this new…

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Hopkins calls for safety works on N61 outside Tulsk 

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has called for works to take place on the N61 outside Tulsk on the Roscommon Road in order to improve road safety. Senator Hopkins stated, “Over…

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Hopkins encourages people to apply for Seniors Alert Scheme 

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has encouraged people over the age of 65 across Roscommon and Galway to apply for the Seniors Alert Scheme. Senator Hopkins stated, “The Seniors Alert Scheme…

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€40 million in Sports Capital Programme – HOPKINS

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins has stated that it is extremely positive that €40 million has been approved by Government for a new round of the Sports Capital Programme. This was…

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€133,000 for Co. Roscommon under Community Enhancement Programme – HOPKINS

Co. Roscommon is to receive €133,301 under the new Community Enhancement Programme, Senator Maura Hopkins has said. Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring…

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