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Local groups meet Sinn Fein leader during fundraising midlands visit

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The Lakeside Marina provided a picturesque backdrop for an election fundraiser for Councillor Sorca Clarke on Saturday last.

Voluntary litter pickers putting lives in danger — Murray

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Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray suggested at a recent Claremorris Municipal District meeting that people who were caught dumping rubbish from their cars be hit with penalty points on their driving licence along with fines for dumping.

Councillors were paid €876k last year

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Mayo County Council made payments of €875,561.82 to current and former councillors last year.

Councillors decide on new names for two Ballina laneways

Two laneways in Ballina are to receive official new names after local councillors made the decision at this week’s meeting of the Ballina Municipal District.

Ardnaree Post Office to be offered a new contract

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Politicians across the political divide in north Mayo have welcomed the news this week that Ardnaree Post Office will be kept open following the retirement of the postmaster.

Hedge cutting working group to meet for first time

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The first meeting of the newly set up Mayo County Council Working Group to progress a permanent formula to deal with verge trimming and overarching trees will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, January 16).

Get school buses sorted out, then worry about North Korea says Conway-Walsh

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Minister Halligan would be better served sorting out school transport problems in Mayo than arranging trips to North Korea says Sinn Fein Seantor Rose Conway-Walsh. Senator Walsh has requested Minister John Halligan to come into the Seanad to deal with the continuing problems in school transport provision in Mayo.

Ruane to step away from politics leaving a hole for SF to fill in county town

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Sinn Féin Councillor, Thérèse Ruane has announced that she will not be contesting the next local elections and is to step down as a Mayo County Councillor at the end of this year. Ruane was first elected to Castlebar Town Council in 2009 having be co-opted on to the council to replace Noel Campbell, she subsequently won that seat in the next Town Council elections and in 2014 was elected a member of Mayo County Council in the Castlebar Municipal District getting 1,375 first preference votes and taking the third seat in the district. She was also part of two person Sinn Fein ticket in the 2011 general election where she was given 2,142 first preference votes.

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.

Galway city needs a pro-business candidate

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As Insider spends endless hours each week sitting in the traffic, he finds it hard to believe the people of Galway, particularly those voting in the city, are so indulgent of populist candidates and those of the 'loony left’.

 

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