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# travel-tax - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Michael O'Leary: The government should scrap one of Ireland's 'greatest policy catastrophes'
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Michael O'Leary: The government should scrap one of Ireland's 'greatest policy catastrophes'

Feb 25th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,106 Views 18 Comments

The Ryanair boss said the air travel tax should be formally abolished.

# travel-tax - Monday 28 October, 2013

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change
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# Global Warming

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change

Oct 28th 2013, 12:53 PM 9,607 Views 197 Comments

The environmental group says that scrapping the tax makes no “long-term sense” and wants Ireland to make increasing use of ferry crossings.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

EU decision means government may seek extra taxes from airlines
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# Travel Tax

EU decision means government may seek extra taxes from airlines

Jul 25th 2012, 2:45 PM 3,286 Views 14 Comments

The European Commission says the previous version of the travel tax was unfair to Irish airlines – who must now cough up extra.

# travel-tax - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Tourism
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# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Tourism

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 425 Views 1 Comment

Increasing tourism is seen as one of the most important ways for Ireland to revive the economy. How has Leo Varadkar done?

# travel-tax - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Ryanair breaks passenger record and calls for an end to travel tax
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# Ryanair

Ryanair breaks passenger record and calls for an end to travel tax

Aug 3rd 2011, 9:45 PM 1,041 Views 39 Comments

Ryanair boss has hit out at the government and the Dublin Airport Authority, saying that the travel tax and high fees are crippling Irish tourism.

# travel-tax - Friday 29 July, 2011

# travel-tax - Friday 17 June, 2011

European Commission closes legal case against Irish air travel tax
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# Air Tax

European Commission closes legal case against Irish air travel tax

Jun 17th 2011, 11:09 AM 384 Views 0 Comments

The Commission had claimed that the two-tier tax was unfair to overseas passengers, but accepts the recent reform.

# travel-tax - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished
# Jobs Initiative
# Jobs Initiative

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished

May 10th 2011, 5:57 PM 2,466 Views 29 Comments

Michael Noonan’s jobs initiative will see a levy of 0.6 per cent on private pensions, which will fund VAT and PRSI cuts.

# travel-tax - Monday 18 April, 2011

Ryanair repeats calls for DAA "monopoly" break-up
Live Apr 18th 2011, 2:53 PM

Ryanair repeats calls for DAA "monopoly" break-up

# travel-tax - Friday 11 February, 2011

FF made Ireland 'Europe's biggest loser', says Ryanair
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

FF made Ireland 'Europe's biggest loser', says Ryanair

Feb 11th 2011, 12:39 PM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

The travel tax is blamed, as independent research shows air travel in Ireland was hit harder than anywhere else in Europe.

# travel-tax - Friday 3 December, 2010

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

Dec 3rd 2010, 12:29 PM 793 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael would hold off on increases to income tax until the economic recovery creates new jobs, according to its budget plan.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Europe ready to declare Irish 'travel tax' illegal - Ryanair
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# Travel Tax

Europe ready to declare Irish 'travel tax' illegal - Ryanair

Dec 1st 2010, 12:19 PM 891 Views 0 Comments

The low-fares airline says it has received government documents showing that the European Commission found the €10 illegal.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Ryanair cuts 21% of flights to Shannon airport
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair cuts 21% of flights to Shannon airport

Sep 8th 2010, 4:45 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

The budget airline blames the government’s 10% travel tax for disincentivising travel to the Co Clare airport.