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The recent opinion polls, if they are to be believed, have broadly backed Insider’s contention, made last week that, contrary to perceived wisdom, the Galway constituencies may be far from predictable next time out. Even those who see little scope for changes however agree the Roscommon/Galway constituency is an exception.
Politicians across the political divide in north Mayo have welcomed the news this week that Ardnaree Post Office will be kept open following the retirement of the postmaster.
A public demonstration is planned for Ballina tomorrow (Saturday) as part of the community campaign to retain Ardnaree post office. It is being described as a demonstration of solidarity that will send a clear message to An Post that the community is united in its stand against any attempt to close the facility.
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin "Boxer" Moran, has defended local authority and OPW response times to flooding in the Dáil this week.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Dara Calleary, has expressed his frustration with the lack of planning by the Government to deal with potential flooding in Mayo and other high risk areas this autumn and winter.
Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has called on the Health Minister to immediately intervene to reduce waiting lists and waiting times for orthodontic treatment for children in the west. New figures released to the Mayo TD reveal that there are 1,741 children on the list for orthodontic assessment and another 2,689 waiting for treatment.
The nationalist Irish Volunteers were established in November 1913 as a response to the formation of the unionist Ulster Volunteers in 1912. Members of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers selected areas around the country which they would visit with the aim of setting up Volunteer companies. Committee member Colonel Maurice Moore of Moorehall in Carnacon outside Castlebar chose to return to his home county to organise and mentor the men of Mayo. Moore had military experience since the 1870s with the Connaught Rangers and was well respected by both traditions.
What a tumultuous political year it’s been! It began with a sense that despite much turmoil and insurgency across the globe voters would shy away from the radical choices and that something akin to the ‘status quo’ would prevail. It ended with Madonna with no sense of irony berating the President-elect of the USA for engaging in sensationalist acts and rhetoric in order to generate publicity.
Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary says owners of homes and businesses which were devastated by Storm Desmond last year are extremely worried about repeat flooding this year. Despite a raft of promises, no flood defence schemes have been progressed in the county, and home and business owners are seriously concerned that their premises could be put at risk.
Martin Birrane, a well-known figure in the world of motor racing and a past pupil of St Muredach’s College, Ballina, recently officially opened The Martin Birrane Technology Suite which will cater for all students from first year through to Leaving Certificate.