State of the art facilities for water sports at two Mayo beaches

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The announcement that two Mayo locations - Keel, Sandybanks, in Achill and Carrowmore beach in Lousiburgh, have been chosen as two of twenty two new water sports centres to be developed nationally as part of a €19 million project - has been welcomed.

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Westport councillors want progress on Greenway

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Two Westport-based councillors have called on Mayo County Council to get moving on plans for a Greenway connection to the town linking up a number of villages to the south.

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Ballyhaunis Community Vision proceeding to design phase

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Alan Dillon, has welcomed confirmation that the Department of Rural and Community Development has given approval for the appointment of a design team to progress Ballyhaunis Community Vision to the design phase.

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Mayo Day takes to the national stage for 2021

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The hugely successful Mayo Day celebrates its seventh year on Saturday, May 1, with an outstanding programme of events to be viewed from around the globe.

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Transplant recipient and Ballyhaunis Community School student gets second dose of Covid vaccine

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

A fifth year Ballyhaunis Community School student who was the recipient of a kidney donation, was one of three teenage kidney transplant recipients to receive their second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination last week.

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Cathaoirleach welcomes Knock Shrine elevation

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Richard Finn, has welcomed the recent elevation in status of Knock Shrine by Pope Francis to a designated international sanctuary of special eucharistic and Marian devotion.

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Approval given for raising loan for new training centre in Castlebar

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The elected members of Mayo County Council gave their approval to the raising of a loan of €650,000 for the construction of a new Regional Training Centre at Lois an Circe in Saleen, Castlebar, at their April meeting.

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Flynn wants housing strategy item on May meeting agenda

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Fine Gael Westport-based councillor, Cllr Peter Flynn, has requested that a housing strategy be placed as an item on the agenda of the May meeting of Mayo County Council.

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Burke calls for council to write to government over grant scheme

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Ballinrobe-based Fine Gael councillor, Cllr Michael Burke, has called on Mayo County Council to write to the government over what he feels is 'an unfair Covid grant scheme for businesses which is not allowing some small business to apply for assistance'.

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Ryan calls for more from velocity patcher

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Fianna Fáil councillor Damien Ryan has called for more returns to be seen on the roads from the velocity patchers owned by Mayo County Council. The Ballinrobe-based councillor welcomed the news that Mayo County Council was in the process of finalising the purchase of a fourth velocity patcher for the county - but he told the April meeting of the council, 'we should be seeing more return from those machines on the road'.

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Munnelly looks for road works to be tendered to ensure they are completed

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Fine Gael councillor Jarlath Munnelly has asked Mayo County Council to consider putting a bundle of its roadworks projects out for tender, to ensure they are completed this year. Speaking at Mayo County Council’s April meeting this week, Cllr Munnelly said: “We will be under pressure in what is a very large roads project this year to get them all finished, it is April now and everybody knows with Covid we have been set back. I think the county council has to make a serious effort to get this done.

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Conway-Walsh calls on all parties to back SF 'Charter for Carers'

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Sinn Féin Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh has urged all parties to back Sinn Féin’s ‘A Charter For Family Carers’, which was launched this week.

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