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There was shock in Castlebar yesterday morning with the news that the Welcome Inn Hotel on New Antrim Street in the town had shut its doors and entered a voluntary liquidation process. The popular hotel was run by the McHugh family since it was first opened in the 1960s. There was a sign posted on the doors outside yesterday saying: "Hotel closed until further notice. We apologise to our loyal customers for any inconvenience caused". The hotel was a popular venue for events such as weddings, dinner dances, and meetings. The venue also hosted the only remaining nightclub in the county town.
Mayo County Council is working its way through a review of the council's Derelict Sites Register since earlier this year and, according to council officials, the issue of derelict sites and getting them cleaned up and sorted is "coming back much more on the agenda".
Mayo County Council will be spending €6.5 million in repaying loans due next year, it emerged this week. Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne questioned the level of spending on loans the council would have to make next year at the October monthly meeting, when the councillors were discussing the Local Government Audit Service Statutory Audit Report for 2014.
The issue of the raising of a loan of €2.5 million by Mayo County Council as a contribution towards the development of a new swimming pool and the national outdoor education and training centre at Lough Lannagh in the town turned into a political back and forth in the council chamber on Monday.
Mayo County Council's Economic Development and Enterprise Support Strategic Policy Committee threw their weight behind finding a solution to securing the future of Westport House. The committee held a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss the future of the attraction after NAMA placed a loan attached to the estate up for sale as part of its Project Arrow portfolio.
Mayo County Council's Economic Development and Enterprise Support Strategic Policy Committee, threw their weight behind finding a solution to securing the future of Westport House. The committee held a special meeting today (Wednesday, October 14) to discuss the future of the attraction after NAMA placed a loan attached to the estate up for sale as part of their Project Arrow portfolio.
The new Educate Together School in Castlebar, which is due to open on Tuesday September 1, will hopefully still open despite not having a home sorted out just 12 days before it's due to open, according to the group's regional development officer. The new Educate Together school for the town was announced in February of this year and would be the county's second such school after the opening of one in Ballina last year. The school had been given the old Burren National School outside the town as a home, but the building was deemed not up to the required standard by the Educate Together.
More than 150 local residence of Bohola gathered at the Community Centre in Bohola village to protest at the lack of progress in securing traffic calming measures through the village and the erection of 60km speed limits. The protest was organised to highlight to Mayo County Council, the National Roads Authority, and Government that all the residents of the village are fully behind the Bohola Traffic Calming Action Committee in their attempts to achieve a proper traffic management solution for the village.