Works approved for Rathnamagh National School, Crossmolina - Ring

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Michael Ring TD has welcomed confirmation that Rathnamagh National School, Crossmolina (Roll Number: 17129W) has been granted funding under the Emergency Works Scheme from the Department of Education. Deputy Ring stated: "Rathnamagh National School, Crossmolina, has been granted funding for access works at the school. I am pleased that this funding has been allocated to Rathnamagh National School and I hope that the work will commence shortly."

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Government failing to tackle skyrocketing childcare costs – Conway-Walsh

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has warned that the government is continuing to fail families through its ongoing failure to address skyrocketing childcare fees, despite being in power for a year.

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Delays in theory tests and driving tests no longer acceptable – Ring

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Michael Ring TD has called on the RSA to immediately address the huge backlog in the waiting list for both theory tests and driving tests. He said: "I am inundated with calls from people whose theory test has been postponed again and again – even as high as seven times. This is simply unjust. The RSA is holding up a whole sector of society and preventing them from driving and possibly obtaining work.

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Deputy Ring welcomes official opening of Bofeenaun Playground

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Michael Ring TD said this week that he was delighted to see the official opening of Bofeeunaun Playground, which took place on Tuesday. The development of the playground was supported by funding from the 2019 CLÁR Programme.

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Government should seek out and encourage applications for small business assistance scheme in Mayo - Conway-Walsh

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Sinn Féin Mayo TD has said that the Government and Local Authorities should be seeking out small businesses in Mayo and encouraging them to apply to the Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID (SBASC), before it closes next month.

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Dillon welcomes confirmation of ‘make ready’ build works commencing in Mayo

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Alan Dillon, has welcomed confirmation from National Broadband Ireland that ‘make ready’ works are well underway around Castlebar and Ballina with over 2,100 premises to be connected before year-end.

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Fur Farming prohibited under new Animal Health and Welfare Bill – Chambers

Fri, Jul 02, 2021

Fianna Fáil Senator for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has welcomed the announcement that agreement has been reached on the drafting of the Animal Health and Welfare Bill of 2021.

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Political news in brief

Sat, Jun 26, 2021

What have your local representatives been talking about this week?

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Political news in brief

Sun, Jun 20, 2021

Catch up on what your TDs and Senators were speaking about this week. 

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Mayo County Council Briefs

Sat, Jun 19, 2021

The June meeting of Mayo County Conucil took place this week, catch up with what was being discussed by the councillors. 

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Ballina Municipal District Briefs

Fri, Jun 18, 2021

The June meeting of the Ballina Municipal District took place this week - read what the councillors were discussing 

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€181,429 in LEADER funding welcomed for Mayo projects – Ring

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Michael Ring TD has welcomed the announcement that funding has been allocated to two projects in Mayo through the LEADER Programme. The funding is as follows: €135,429 for Darragh McGee, from Newport, to purpose-build a wheelchair accessible boat for angling, tours etc; and €46,000 for Mayo Communities Caring for Water – to deliver a training programme to community/voluntary groups in Mayo on conserving and protecting water/water bodies. Deputy Ring said: "I’m delighted that this funding is being provided through the LEADER Programme. I hope that the venture to provide fully wheelchair accessible angling is a huge success for the promoter. It is innovative and inclusive and I wish him every success. On the conservation project, this training programme is timely as we all recognise how important our water resources are."

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