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Extra €64.5 million for higher education and training- Byrne
The extra €64.5 million allocated to higher and further education and training in Budget 2018 will help people reach their full potential, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Ireland is facing a critical shortage of chefs and skilled hospitality staff- Byrne
Fine Gael Limerick Senator, Maria Byrne, said the Restaurants and Foodservice sector in Ireland is facing a crisis shortage of Chefs and Skilled Hospitality Staff.
9% VAT rate for the tourism sector must be protected- Byrne
Fine Gael Senator, Maria Byrne, has said the 9% VAT rate for the tourism sector must be protected.
Limerick schools among the best in Ireland – Byrne
Fine Gael Limerick Senator, Maria Byrne, has highlighted that Limerick schools have featured prominently in a list compiled by Independent News and Media detailing the best schools in Ireland on the basis of college entry.
Byrne welcomes new Post Graduate Programme in School Leadership for UL
Fine Gael Limerick Senator, Maria Byrne, has welcomed the announcement of a new Post Graduate Qualification in School Leadership to the University of Limerick. The programme is aimed at those aspiring to senior school leadership positions.
9% VAT rate must be maintained to protect jobs and create further employment – Byrne
Fine Gael Limerick Senator, Maria Byrne, has called for the retention of the 9% VAT rate in the hospitality sector, saying it must be maintained in order to protect jobs and create further employment. Senator Byrne was speaking on the matter this week in the Seanad.