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Future of GMIT in Castlebar comes into focus again

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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.

Enda the line?

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny is facing a crucial few days that will decide when he will announce the date when he will step down a leader of Fine Gael.

Call for Swinford to be included in Action Plan for Rural Development

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Fine Gael Mayo senator, and Seanad spokesperson on agriculture, food and the marine, Michelle Mulherin, has asked that Swinford be included in Action Plan for Rural Development. This week, Senator Mulherin said: “I have asked Minister Humphreys to include Swinford as a pilot project town for the action plan. I think the town would be an ideal case to implement a pilot project and develop a worthwhile scheme for all rural market towns.

Mayo Garda chief satisfied that Knock not main hub for drugs coming in

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Senator Michelle Mulherin this week at the Mayo Joint Policing Committee's quarterly meeting which was held in Ireland West Airport Knock expressed her concern about the lack of a sniffer dog to detect drugs on incoming flights at the airport. She criticised the Revenue Commissioners for the removal of a sniffer dog that had been previously at the airport. She was also critical that the Revenue Commissioners did not send a representative to the meeting to discuss the dog's removal.

Mulherin calls for fairness for farmers following EU report

The position of farmers in the food chain must be strengthened to ensure they get a fair return for their produce, according to Sen Michelle Mulherin.

St Muredach's take the next step into the future

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Martin Birrane, a well-known figure in the world of motor racing and a past pupil of St Muredach’s College, Ballina, recently officially opened The Martin Birrane Technology Suite which will cater for all students from first year through to Leaving Certificate.

Some €40 million paid out to farmers in Mayo under Basic Payment Scheme — Mulherin

Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Senator for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has confirmed that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Senator Mulherin said: “The Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, has confirmed to me that €40,310,798 has been paid out to farmers in Mayo under the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme. Nationally, payments worth over €714 million began issuing to in excess of 109,000 farmers last week.

New EU deal is great news for Mayo dairy farmers — Mulherin

Mayo based Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Senator Michelle Mulherin, has said that a new EU deal worth €11.1 million to Ireland is great news for Mayo dairy farmers.

Boundary Commission must take account of dispersed rural communities — Mulherin

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Fine Gael Mayo senator, Michelle Mulherin, has said that the newly established Boundary Commission which will review the number of TDs required in light of population changes in the recent census, must take account of the nature of dispersed rural communities.

Canney to meet with Crossmolina Flood Action Committee

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Fine Gael Mayo based Senator Michelle Mulherin confirmed yesterday that Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Sean Canney TD will meet with locals in Crossmolina Monday July 18 in relation to their concerns over flooding.


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