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Athenry-Oranmore councillors have voted by four to one to reject the proposed 2019 budget for the Athenry-Oranmore Municipal District, saying the area’s property tax and commercial rates are being used to “subsidise the rest of the county”.
The Government has signed off in principle on a grant aid scheme to assess and repair pyrite affected homes in Mayo.
Mayo county councillors are to seek their own legal advice on foot of legal advice obtained by Mayo County Council with regard to the discussion of planning matters at meetings of the local authority.
The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Blackie Gavin, has submitted a request for a special meeting of Mayo County Council to be convened on Monday July 30 in order to have planning items reinstated on the agenda for municipal district meetings of the local authority.
Only one third of cases appealed to An Bord Pleanála are being determined within the 18 week time frame laid down in legislation, a situation a leading Galway TD has called unjustifiable and “totally unacceptable”.
Voters on Galway's inhabited islands could vote on the same day as voters on the mainland during the various elections in 2019, instead of a day ahead, as has been the traditional practice.
The Galway City Council has approved the raising of a loan of €1.5 million for the purpose of granting house purchase and improvement loans in Galway city.
Homelessness in Galway is at crisis stage with the emergency shelters run by Galway Simon and COPE at breaking point, the head of Galway Simon said this week.
The latest figures released last week by the Department of Housing for April showed a fourfold increase in the number of families in emergency accommodation in the West of Ireland compared to April 2017. There was a 60% increase in the number of adults in emergency accommodation over the same period.
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