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Commitments by the Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan, that he has no plans to abolish the Irish Film Board, have been welcomed by a local councillor.
The Council for the West— a voluntary, independent, non-political lobby group — is to continue to fight for the retention of the Western Development Commission following what it termed a “positive meeting” with Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey in Dublin this week.,
Speaking this week following a meeting with the Council for the West and the Oireachtas Liaison Committee, Sinn Féin regional development spokesperson Senator Pearse Doherty has called on the Government to keep its hands off the Western Development Commission (WDC).
Kilkenny fully supports multi–county opposition to any funding cuts by the Government to the rural bus system, according to Thomastown Cllr Michael O’Brien.
The Council for the West has been urged to convene a meeting to bring together the social and economic interests of the region. The purpose of this is to present a united approach to the Government in relation to future road and rail investment in the west of Ireland.
Outspoken Kilkenny Fianna Fail deputy John McGuinness has said that he is in agreement with the centralisation of the local authorities of Carlow Kilkenny.
Even the pet name - An Bord Snip Nua - is sending shivers down the spine of the ordinary person today.
An Bord Snip Nua and its very title has many a man crossing his legs in fear but the real pain is not contained within the body’s name but its contents.
The lengthy and much awaited report by An Bord Snip Nua which was released yesterday outlining a potential saving of €5.3bn has recommended the abolition of town councils and regional authorities, along with reducing the number of county councils from 34 to 22.
Athlone and Mullingar Town Councils could be consigned to the history books if the recommendations of ‘An Bord Snip Nua’ are taken on board.