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Old 03-01-2020, 11:14 PM
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dublin gets this sort of funding all the time. Why do we kick up such a fuss when something is given to us? We are sending over 5 billion a year up to dublin in taxes and haven't had a major capital project completed in the county since 2006. When the government is spending hundreds of millions on state of the art motorways from gort to tuam, 50 million on an events centre is a drop in the ocean and will be a huge benefit to the city.
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Old 05-01-2020, 03:50 PM
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Dublin gets this sort of funding all the time. Why do we kick up such a fuss when something is given to us? We are sending over 5 billion a year up to Dublin in taxes and haven't had a major capital project completed in the county since 2006. When the government is spending hundreds of millions on state of the art motorways from Gort to Tuam, 50 million on an Events Centre is a drop in the ocean and will be a huge benefit to the city.

An absolutely superb post.

They'd be brave to put €50m towards the Cork Event Centre in an election year though.
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