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Michael Ring, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, has announced €1,325,307 in funding for local sports projects across the county. Minister of State Ring made the announcement yesterday (Thursday, October 8) as part of the national programme which saw €41 million handed out to 891 organisations nationally.
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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary has accused the Government of ignoring opportunities to effectively deal with the housing crisis in the county. New information, released to the party through a series of Freedom of Information requests, reveals that there are almost 150 vacant properties on Mayo County Council’s books.
A major new report carried out on behalf of Mayo County Council has today revealed the total economic impact of Westport House Estate to the economy of the region. The new report was launched on Tuesday at Westport House Estate, which has been privately owned by the Browne family for almost 400 years and open to the public since 1960. The estate directly creates 47 jobs and accounts for €50.7 million indirect expenditure for the region. Westport House Estate has also shown significant growth in recent years with some 162,000 paying customers in 2014 – up 82 per cent on 89,000 visitors in 2009.)
Works to replace the footpaths on Newport Bridge will commence within the next couple of weeks, according to Mayo Sinn Féin General Election candidate Cllr Rose Conway-Walsh, who raised the question at this week’s West Mayo Municipal meeting.
Mayo County Council is currently taking applications for the Music Recording Assistance Award. The award was established to support the recording of original music across all genres by musicians/singers/songwriters resident in Mayo. The Music Recording Assistance Grant consists of two awards of up to €800.
In an innovative move designed to reduce the death toll on Irish roads, all Garda cars in Mayo are to carry a stock of high-visibility vests to be given out to poorly-lit pedestrians and cyclists. "Be seen and be safe" – that is the message to all road users in Mayo as the evenings get darker. Mayo County Council is reminding pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists alike to make themselves more visible during the dark winter nights. High-visibility vests are to be handed out by gardaí to poorly-lit pedestrians and cyclists in Mayo as part of an initiative to reduce the county’s casualties.
A meeting took place in Ballina today (Thursday, September 17) with representatives from Irish Water, Mayo County Council, elected representatives and Ballina Chamber of Commerce to discuss the emergency watermains rehabilitation works which are being fast tracked by Irish Water.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny, along with Minister Michael Ring, today approved €7,695,000 for the construction of the new Swimming Pool and National Outdoor Pursuits Centre in Castlebar. Speaking at the signing the Taoiseach said, "Castlebar has waited over 30 years for a new swimming pool and I am delighted that we are now very close to the construction phase. This state of the art 4,000 sq/m complex will contain an eight lane 25m pool along with a learner pool, gymnasium, aerobics studio and associated facilities. I want to thank Minister Ring for working closely with myself and his department on this project. This is a state of the art facility and will be among the best in the country."
Planning is now underway for the LEADER element of the Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014-2020. It is expected that by January 2016, the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government will decide on who will deliver the new LEADER programme in Mayo.