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  • Hospitality Management Essay

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    I investigated the range of hospitality business in my district. My district is Midleton area in County Cork. I found six hospitality businesses in my area: Midleton Park Hotel Barnabrow House Ballymaloe House Castlemartyr Resort Garryvoe Hotel Bayview Hotel Midleton Park Hotel: Midleton Park Hotel, Co Cork is a 3 star hotel. The Hotel is situated in the bustling East Cork market town of Midleton, located just 14 miles (15 mins drive)

  • A Very Brief Look at Ireland

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    left their homes. They took ships Canada and America hoping for a better life. On 1916, Easter Monday, Ireland started a Rebellion. The “IRA”, Irish Republican Army, fought Britain for five years to win independence for 26 southern counties. The other 6 counties are still under Britain’s control. This lead to the “Troubles” in the 1960’s which were acts of violence on the United Kingdom Army. The United Kingdom, United States, and Ireland was a part of a process that helped traders and sellers

  • Ireland 's Capital Of Culture

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    Cork, Ireland is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich places on Earth. In 2005 Cork was selected as the European Capital of Culture. With Cork’s landscape dotted with old English castles and great Catholic cathedrals it is not hard to understand why Cork was 2005’s capital of culture. There are many examples showing Ireland’s rich cultural ties but a very good example is beer. Ireland is quite renowned for its beer production and consumption. “You can trace it back no fewer than 5,000 years

  • Using Kieran O' Conor's Medieval Rural Settlement in Munster to Dscuss Late Medieval Settlement in Munster

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    essay will help us understand and focus on can depictions of what the rural landscape in Munster looked like (O'Conor 2004, p. 228). In the past of archaeological research the rural landscape in Munster has been neglected for excavating urban areas in Cork, Limerick and Waterford, however, there have been a few publications on rural landscapes in research years yet evidence is still limited (O'Conor 2004, p. 230). In this essay the features of a manorial landscape in Anglo-Norman and Gaelic-Irish settlements

  • Cork Industry, the Wine Industry and the Need for Closure – Chapter 6

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    1 To what extent is the cork industry guilty of complacency and a lack of innovation? The cork industry is guilty of complacency and lack of innovation because they failed to recognize the changes in the wine industry. The wine industry was experiencing a revolution where new producers from Australia, California and Chile had new and different requirements. It took only a matter of years for the industry to change completely and the cork industry did not jump on the band wagon when it needed to

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Texas Politics Essay

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    the state of Texas. Texas has 254 counties, the most of any state. Each county is governed by a five-member Commissioners Court, which consists of a County Judge (elected at-large) and four Commissioners (elected from single-member precincts). The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court, s/he has one vote along with the other Commissioners. In smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties his/her role is limited to the Court

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

  • The Effects Of High Compliance Rate On Municipal City Of Portmore, Jamaica

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    Research Design and Methodology 4.1Introduction The purpose of this study is to find out what are the causes of the high compliance rate in property taxes in the municipal city of Portmore, Jamaica. Taxes are of essential importance to small developing countries as they do not have much needed resources. As further developments takes place in the municipal city property values will increase, hence the amount of property tax collected by the Portmore municipal council will also increase. This increase

  • Relationship Between State and Local Government Essay

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    Forms of Local Government The basis for county, city and special district governing and authority are laid out in the State Constitution and Government Code. Counties in California are responsible for providing limited services to unincorporated areas. The state Legislature created the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) in 1963 to control local government fragmentation. The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) gives counties the power to tax, create special districts and annex unincorporated