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More than 22 million euro collected in Local Property Tax in Galway

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – More than 22 million euro was collected in Local Property Tax in Galway in 2018.
The latest figures from Revenue show that there was an average 98 per cent compliance rate in the city and county, in line with previous years.
Galway City Council collected 8.3 million euro in Local Property Tax in 2018 with a compliance rate of almost 99 per cent.
The county council collected 14.2 million euro with a 98 per cent compliance rate.
Almost 5 per cent of properties in the city and county were declared exempt from LPT in 2018.
The majority of LPT properties in the city were in the value band between 100 and 150 thousand euro.
In the county, the majority of properties for which LPT was paid was in the band up to 100 thousand euro.
Overall, the government raised over 455 million euro in Local Property Tax last year.
Dublin City is where the most LPT was collected at 69 million euro.

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Macnas to welcome special visitor over Halloween

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Galway Bay fm newsroom- Galway is set to welcome a unique visitor over the Halloween weekend.

Macnas have announced that they are expecting the giant CON MÓR to emerge from the River Corrib.

Giant expert Marjorie Morrigan identified CON MÓR, a member of the Irish legends, Tuatha Dé Danann, as originating from an Island of Giants off the coast of Connaught.

CON MÓR was known to love all things nature, especially birds. Spectators are encouraged to bring feathers for CON MÓR when going to see him.

Noeline Kavanagh, Artistic Director of Macnas, tells us what we can expect from the giant,

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First block laid in expansion at Western Alzheimers Respite Centre

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Galway Bay fm newsroom- The first block has been laid today on a major multi-million euro expansion at the Western Alzheimers Centre in Ballindine.

The new complex will increase the number of beds from 12 to 20, and provide improve communal resident and visitor areas.

David Nevin has more.

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HSE considering new entrances to Merlin Park Hospital

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Galway Bay fm newsroom- The HSE has expressed interest in creating new entrances to Merlin Park Hospital.

The matter was raised at a meeting of the Health Forum West by Councillor Declan McDonnell, who queried if it was under active consideration.

The HSE executive confirmed it was something they are mindful of, noting a particular need for a lighted junction as the hospital gets busier.

Councillor McDonnell feels it’s something that’s needed sooner rather than later.

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