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For railway enthusiasts

The economics of the current Irish railway system have received insufficient attention. If they had, the entire system (with the possible exception of some commuter lines) would have been closed down years ago and we wouldn’t have the current mad proposal to… 267 more words

Economic Activities

Big it up for the Kingstown Blazers

Hats off to the Irish Sailing Association for its successful campaign to persuade owners of diesel-powered pleasure craft to pay the Mineral Oil Tax. The ISA reckoned that… 279 more words

Ireland

Lagoon Flights

No, nothing (as far as I can see) to do with the Irish firm Harbour Flights, whose fleet’s mysterious non-appearance (and whose website’s mysterious disappearance) has been noted here. 41 more words

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Better drowned than duffers

The Irish Sailing Association is at it again, lobbying for the retention of a system under which the vast majority of owners of diesel-powered private pleasure craft can safely engage in tax dodging. 567 more words

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The sinking at Moyvalley

FINAL SALE

Of the Extensive Stock of Woollen and other Shop Goods, including Blankets, Flannels, and Stuffs, Cotton Cords, Hosiery, Muslins, Trimmings, &c, &c, all more or less injured by fresh water, caused by the sinking of Boat No 49, at Moyvalley, on the Evening of Monday the 9th instant, by the Night Passage Boat.

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Ireland