Monday 5 December 2016

The Week that was

Published 19/12/2015 | 02:30

The floods in Athlone. Photo: Fergal Phillips
The floods in Athlone. Photo: Fergal Phillips

A look back at the past week

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Monday

Retailers in flood-stricken towns have lost millions after shoppers stayed away on what should have been one of the busiest weekends of the year. A perception that affected towns are "no-go areas" has led to people avoiding them in their droves - even though a majority of shops remain open and most are unaffected by the flooding. Above, picture shows flooding outside Athlone.

Tuesday

Several members of the IFA's full-time management executive are on basic salaries of more than €160,000 a year.

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