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# Town centres

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# new initiative
A further 50 rural towns to share €2 million funding to help attract people to live in town centres
Six towns were originally selected as part of a pilot scheme to receive €100,000 to see what methods would help entice people back to town centres.
# pilot scheme
Six rural towns were given €100k to try rejuvenate their town centres. Here's how they're getting on
The towns were chosen last year, and the local councils have been planning ways they might entice people to live in town centres.
# Town centres
Dáil debates bill to deal with 'crisis in Irish towns'
The government has declined to accept a private members’ bill put forward by Fianna Fáil in the Dáil today.
# Superstores
New superstore laws 'will be the death of town centres'
Allowing US-style hypermarkets will cost jobs and send money out of the country, according to heritage organisation An Taisce.