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The government agreed to extend the lower Vat rate for the hospitality sector with Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, bringing what is termed an “under the arm” memo to Cabinet outlining the details of the extension. The 9 per cent lower Vat rate, which was due to expire at the end of the summer, will now run for a further six months from the end of August.

Medical device designer and manufacturer Arrotek is ...