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The elected members of Ballina Municipal District have expressed their dismay at the recent decision by Dublin Port to suspend the freight link to Ballina and have asked the council to write to the Minister for Transport and Dublin Port on the issue.
Ballina councillor Mark Duffy has called on Mayo County Council to cover over an open section of a stream located at the green area of the Moyvale housing estate in the town.
Fianna Fáil councillor Annie May Reape put forward a notice of motion before the April meeting of the Ballina Municipal District reading: "Under the Active Travel 2021 allocations, as recently announced, I am asking Ballina MD to include footpath refurbishment works in Childers Heights and Moy Heights. I further ask Ballina MD to include improvement works to the pedestrian crossings at Tolan St/O’Rahilly St/Casement St and Bury St in the Ballina Town Transportation Plan."
The decision by Eirgid to select the underground cable option for the North Connacht 110kV project which will run from Ballina to Ballaghaderreen was welcomed this week.
Catch up with what was discussed at the latest Ballina Municipal District meeting
There will only be two female councillors on Mayo County Council for its new term starting June 2019, which is down from five female councillors who were elected in the 2014 local elections.
After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.
After the drawn out process of the previous day - where most of the time was spent sorting ballots before the counting began things moved much smooter on Sunday, with the Westport count being completed in the early evening and the Ballina count not long after 10pm and just the Claremorris count which going by the tally figures looked a forgone conclusion wating to be finished in the early hours of the morning.
Ballina has seen a large chunk of its current area hived off and it is probably for the best, with the towns of Foxford and Swinford now in the Swinford Electoral Area following the latest boundary commission report.