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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.
On Monday last the Family Centre hosted a number of events throughout the day to celebrate 20 years of supporting the community.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has expressed concern about new proposals from the National Transport Authority to privatise another ten per cent of Bus Éireann routes from 2021.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has expressed frustration with the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation for failing to outline how many interested parties have visited the new technology facility on the Breaffy road in Castlebar.
There was good news this week for residents of Ballycroy with the announcement by An Post that it is to readvertise the contract to provide Post Office services in Ballycroy.
Northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding and removed from strategic Ten-T list — Chambers
Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo has said the northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding by Fine Gael and removed from strategic Ten-T list by the then minister for transport, Leo Varadkar
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has called on the Government to put farmers first and ensure that outstanding GLAS payments are processed as quickly as possible. Speaking on the matter this week, Deputy Chambers said: "I submitted parliamentary questions to Minister Creed asking how many GLAS applications in Mayo are yet to receive payment, and the figures show that of the 5,537 applications made in Mayo for advance payment in 2017, 1,234 applicants have yet to receive an advance payment. That is over 20 per cent of the applications."
Almost 5,000 people will be moved back into Mayo for future general elections following the publication of the latest Constituency Commission report which was published this week. The previous Constituency Commission report saw around 7,500 people moved from Mayo to Galway West and the county see its number of TDs drop from five to four, even with the return of the 4,873 people to the Mayo constituency for the next election the county will remain as a four seat constituency.
The news this week that five courses at the Castlebar campus of GMIT are to be pulled has been greeted with shock and dismay in the county. On Monday afternoon staff at the college and elected officials in the county were told of the plans to cut the courses in Digital Media and Society, Sustainable Building Technology, Business with Administration and ICT, and heritage related programmes, History and Geography, Culture and the Environment.
This week saw the closing date for submissions from members of the public to the Constituency Commission, and of the 369 submissions made to the commission (as were published on the commissions website as of lunch time yesterday), 40 of them related directly to county Mayo and the south Mayo area in particular.