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Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the decision by Government to progress his initiative on banning single use plastics in all public buildings, including schools.
In the UK general election of December 1918, 73 out of 105 Irish seats were won by Sinn Féin, and in a move to assert Irish sovereignty and the right to self-determination, those 73 MPs refused to take their seats at Westminster.
Before any decision is finalised by the Government it should be 'rural proofed', with its potential effects on rural communities analysed and considered before implementation.
In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.
A Mayo TD has been recognised for his work advocating on behalf of the retail industry, at the recent Retail Excellence Awards Night held in Dublin.
A well-attended series of Brexit Roadshows around the county organised by Mayo Fianna Fail TD, Lisa Chambers, culminated with a capacity audience turning out for the Castlebar sitting of the roadshow in the Ivy Tower Hotel recently.
Newly re-elected President Michael D Higgins was by far and away the top choice for those who voted in last Friday's presidential election in the county.
The allocation of an additional €500,000 for repairs to local roads in the South Roscommon area has been welcomed by Cllr. John Naughten.
Galway is back at the Cabinet table for the first time since the early noughties, following the weekend's appointment of Galway West TD Seán Kyne as Minister for the Gaeltacht and Government Chief Whip.
Last week Fine Gael held its annual party think-in at the Galway Bay Hotel and, on Thursday morning, I had a sit-down with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to hear his thoughts on a range of local and national issues.