Blackie to seek Fianna Fáil town and county council nominations

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

Fianna Fáil’s Blackie Gavin has been selected to contest the 2009 town and county council elections by his local cumann.

Cllr Gavin, who currently sits on Castlebar Town Council, has shown great party loyalty over the years by standing back from county council elections and letting other candidates such as Iarla Duffy, Aidan Crowley and George O’Malley try their luck.

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Erris woman dies in Turkish resort fall

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A young north Mayo woman has fallen to her death in the Turkish holiday resort of Kusadasi.

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Lack of surveillance on west coast means open door policy to drug barons

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A call for more resources and personnel to combat the importation of drugs has come from Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins.

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Jail for pair who stole to feed heroin habit

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A pair of recovering heroin addicts were given jail terms by Judge Mary Devins after they pleaded guilty to a series of thefts in Mayo on March 29 this year.

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Castlebar hotel found guilty of discrimination against Traveller

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A hotel in Castlebar which refused to serve a female Traveller and her two family members was found guilty of discrimination by the Equality Authority.

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North Mayo SF on campaign to save farming and fishing

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

Sinn Féin agriculture and fisheries spokesperson Martin Ferris TD was in Belmullet yesterday to meet with farming and fishing organisations as part of Sinn Féin’s campaign to revive the west.

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Louisburgh faces parking restrictions

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A one-hour parking system will come into effect in Louisburgh next month along the main business thoroughfare in the town—Bridge Street. The parking system, which will be introduced for a trial period, was supported by committee members of the Westport electoral area this week.

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Judge comments on drop in drink driving arrests

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

During this week’s sitting of Westport District Court Judge Mary Devins commented on a report she had read which said that the number of drink driving arrests in Ireland have been halved, which was not her “perception” from the number of drink driving cases which she presides over.

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Inishturk wished well for Pride of Place Awards

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

The community of Inishturk were wished well in the adjudication this weekend for the Pride of Place Awards by members of the Westport Area Committee, who held their monthly meeting on the island on Tuesday evening.

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Twelve arrested during Corrib protest

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

Twelve people were arrested following a protest against the Corrib gas pipeline this week, including previously jailed Rossport Five member and 2007 Goldman Environment Prize winner Willie Corduff.

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Snubbed topless model to support Mayo cancer charity

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

Snubbed by three breast cancer organisations, an Irish glamour model will now be raising money for Mayo-based breast cancer organisation, Rock Chicks, when she takes part in a television charity event next month.

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Polish man sentenced in his absence for damage to Ballina hotel

Fri, Jul 25, 2008

A Polish man, Daniel Novac, 77 Oakfield Park, Sligo, who caused damage to a hotel bedroom and threatened a member of staff was given a three-month sentence for public order offences and a one-month sentence for criminal damage to run consecutively in his absence at Ballina District Court.

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