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Genuine reform of local Government needed — Chambers

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Lisa Chambers says a Government review of local election boundaries will do nothing to implement any real reform of local representation. She made the comments following the establishment of a review of local election boundaries, which is due to be completed by Easter.

Councillors ready to take on Ireland 2040 plan

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The message that came from the November meeting of the Mayo County Council this week was that not only the lack of major infrastructure projects in the region in the draft Ireland 2040 plan - but the small print of the plan itself is going to affect Mayo in a bad way for the next 20 years.

Senator calls for unity on Athlone city status

Graham Dockery

Hundreds of children waiting more than a year for orthodontic care

More than 1,700 children in the west are waiting longer than 12 months for orthodontic care, despite the Government having reintroduced certain subsidised dental procedures under a PRSI scheme.

GMIT to host public lecture on Ireland’s financial crisis

The GMIT School of Business will host a public lecture by Ireland’s representative on the European Court of Auditors, Kevin Cardiff, in the Galway campus on Monday next, November 13, 11am to 12 noon.

Bafta winner among experts to talk at Connemara Sea Week

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Connemara Sea Week which runs from October 22 to 30, is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Connemara. The festival will celebrate its 33rd birthday later this month, and has grown to be a wonderful and unique event with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, and sports events, combined with lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family. A special highlight for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem.

Alcohol bill will save lives and reduce harm, says regional health forum member

Regional Health Forum

Present Jadotville medals without delay - McFadden

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has urged Minister Paul Kehoe and the Department of Defence to ensure that medals for those who were involved in the Siege of Jadotville are presented as soon as possible.

TG4’s autumn programming features strong local content on sport, drama, and culture

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Energy, imagination and sharing stories lie at the heart of the programming and on-line content on offer in TG4’s Autumn line-up, revealed at a launch in the very appropriate setting of the brand-new O’Donoghue Centre for Theatre, Drama and Performance in NUI Galway this week.

McFadden welcomes pay increases for Defence Force personnel

General service recruits and Privates who joined the Permanent Defence Force after January 1, 2013, are set to receive further increases to their pay in the coming weeks.

 

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