A new report shows that 30 thousand jobs have been created through the reduced rate of VAT in the hospitality sector. The nine per cent levy was introduced by the Government in 2011 to boost tourism and stimulate employment in the sector. The study – carried out by Deloitte for Failte Ireland – comes as new figures show a 10 per cent increase in tourist numbers. More than 324 thousand extra people travelled to Ireland – between January and June – compared to the same time in 2013. The Chief Executive of Tourism Ireland – Niall Gibbons – says all four of the country’s main markets have recorded growth: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/26793/medium/”]
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Former Kerry footballer Sean O’Sullivan on the retirement of Kerry intercounty footballer Donnchadh Walsh.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/2109_donnchadh.mp3