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Gavin takes up the position of first citizen

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Fianna Fail’s Cllr Blackie Gavin was elected as the new Cathaoirelach of Mayo County Council at the local authorities annual general meeting on Monday in Castlebar.

Murphy lashes litany of failures at Portiuncula Hospital

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway, Deputy Eugene Murphy, has hit out at the shocking litany of failures and errors outlined in the long-awaited report of an independent review of maternity services at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Fianna Fáil will 'restore democratic mandate' to the Gaeltacht says Ó Cuív

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A new Bill being put forward by Fianna Fáil will, if enacted, reinstate direct elections to the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta. Elections to the Gaeltacht body were abolished in 2012.

The Greens are coming west to talk farming and agriculture

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be among the speakers at an event to debate the future of family farming in the West.

Galway councillor elected to Sinn Féin ard chomhairle

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While Gerry Adams announcement of his plans to step down as party president was the main talking point from the recent Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Galway city councillor Mairéad Farrell was elected to the party ard chomhairle, as the sole representative from Connacht.

Murphy calls for leadership on tracker mortgage scandal

Fianna Fáil deputy for Rosommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says the Government needs to make the banks admit that the tracker mortgage scandal is akin to fraud and to hold those implicit to account.

Burke says Adams and Sinn Féin have ‘no head for figures’

Gerry Adams’ contradictory statements on health spending prove yet again he has no head for figures, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald to visit Mayo

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Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald will attend a number of events in Mayo with her party colleagues Senator Rose Conway Walsh and local councillors tomorrow, October 7, to discuss Sinn Féin’s alternative Budget 2018 proposals.

Rural areas are being 'bled, bled, bled' says councillor

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A presentation on the Housing Capital Programme for Mayo County Council in the West Mayo region this week turned into a debate on the future of rural Ireland. Comments from the councillors followed a presentation by head of housing for Mayo County Council, Paul Benson. Achill based Fianna Fáil councillor Paul MacNamara said: "What about rural Ireland? If we build all these houses in urban areas are we going to close the door on rural Ireland? Of the 220 houses, there is nothing here for rural Ireland. The sites have to be acquired."

Hogan issues response to Sinn Féin statement

 

 

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