Tom Petty

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Offaly Regeneration Project Wouldn't Have Been Possible Without Rise In Property Tax

A local councillor says a small increase in tax can go a long way.

A new regeneration project in Offaly is an example of what can be done with increased revenue from property tax. 

Edenderry Fine Gael Councillor Noel Cribben believes the €180,000 of funding for the project from Offaly County Council wouldn't be available if the charge wasn't raised by 15%.

A new library along with a community centre and theatre will be built on a former Tesco site in the town centre. 

Cllr. Cribben says this initiative is vindication for those who voted for the increase:

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