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Atlantic way: A visitor takes in the view at the Cliffs of Moher

Atlantic way: A visitor takes in the view at the Cliffs of Moher

Atlantic way: A visitor takes in the view at the Cliffs of Moher

A new tax-back scheme for people who holiday at home this summer is being developed by the Government.

The 'staycation subsidy' will see families able to reclaim a portion of their hotel or restaurant bill.

Independent.ie understands the proposal is emerging as the favoured way of giving a boost to the tourism industry in next week's July Stimulus Package.