Archive for May 2011
Massive overhaul of company law will make it easier and cheaper to start and run a business – Bruton
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton today [Monday] published on his Department’s website “Pillar A” of the new Companies Bill, which will make it cheaper and easier to start and run a business.
The legislation, which comprises 952 sections and six schedules on over 1300 pages of text, is expected to represent the largest piece of legislation in the history of the State when complete. It is the most significant reform in Irish company law since 1963, and consolidates the 15 existing Company Acts as well as a significant number of statutory instruments and judgments. Read the rest of this entry »
Noel Harrington TD has said Cork should benefit from a major domestic tourism package launched recently by the Government, which includes a €1 million Discover Ireland Summer 2011 promotion campaign and discounts of up to 50% for weekend rail travel.
Noel Harrington TD welcomes Minister Fitzgerald’s announcement of Youth Services Funding.
Minister for Children, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D, today announced the Funding Allocation for Youth Service Organisations – Special Projects, operating in Cork City and County. The allocation for 2011 of €104,500 for the Beara Youth Development Organisation has been hugely welcomed by Beara based TD Noel Harrington. Deputy Harrington said that “this allocation will be of enormous benefit to the Foroige Youth Development Organisation, who has done Trojan work in the Beara Peninsula since 2000. Their latest project, The Lounge, a Youth Café centre in Castletownbere, where young people meet, with voluntary supervision, has been a tremendous success to date. It will further enable then to carry out their programme of work for the whole Beara region by enhancing the facilities, empowering the youth and enriching the community”. Read the rest of this entry »