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Of all of the many hundreds of treasures and interesting artefacts on display in the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, it was a simple, scuffed, tin teapot that most enthralled the United States Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin F O’Malley, when he visited the museum on Monday.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, announced on Wednesday that the IDA will bring on stream an advanced technology building in Castlebar this year, which will be located at the Castlebar Technology Park on the Breaffy Road. The building will be developed on a one hectare site in the park that is located close to the Baxter plant in the town. The building will be a approximately 25,000 square feet in size and the IDA will be marketing it on a cross-sector basis to multinational companies based in the life-science, engineering, ICT, and services sector.
Mayo’s ambitions to market the county as one of Ireland’s leading locations for start-ups, particularly in the technology sphere, are in full flight this weekend.
“Is this a debating society or is it a council meeting?” was the question posed by Fine Gael councillor Peter Flynn on Monday afternoon, after the council had spent almost an hour debating back and forth across the chamber on the issue of the recent jobs news in Castlebar. Flynn, who will not be running in next year’s local elections after he opted to step down after only one term, said: “We’ve been here for an hour and we haven’t made one mention of anything we can effect.”
The news that 110 jobs are to be shed by Baxter in Castlebar in the coming months, sent shockwaves through the town when news of the losses emerged late last weekend. The pharmaceutical company which has been in Castlebar since 1972 is one of the major employers in Castlebar and surrounding areas and this news will have come to a shock to hundreds of families in the county. Since the news there have been widespread calls from political and local groups for the Government to ensure that all is done to ensure there are no further job losses from the plant.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny held one of his biannual meetings with the Mayo Industries Group a couple of weeks ago to discuss road access to the county.
The Environmental Protection Agency is bringing eight charges of environmental breaches against Baxter Healthcare, Moneen Road, Castlebar.
The Ireland West Airport Knock Local Area Plan 2012 to 2018 was given the go ahead at a special meeting of Mayo County Council last Monday. The plan had been up for adoption at the normal July monthly meeting of the council, but was postponed so some amendments to the plan could be made, following consultations between the airport management, council management, and councillors.
WHEN IT came to delivering classic albums, 1992 was not a bad year. Those 12 months saw the release of REM’s Automatic For The People; Dr Dre’s The Chronic, Morrissey’s Your Arsenal, and debuts from Pavement (Slanted and Enchanted) and PJ Harvey (Dry).