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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.
After being part of an electoral area that was almost as big as some counties for the past half-a-decade, Westport has returned to a more traditional electoral area shape after the jettisoning of the Belmullet area, to go it alone for the elections.
Following the closure of the nomination process for this month's local elections last weekend, the stage has been set with a total of 63 candidates set to chase the 30 seats up for grabs in Mayo County Council.
Geraldine's Skincare Clinic’s fundraising campaign in aid of the Mayo Rape Crisis Centre was launched last Friday night in Westport Leisure Park and proprietor Geraldine Greenan is aiming to raise €40,000 this year in aid of the charity.
Fine Gael held two selection conventions over the weekend to further firm up their ticket going into May's local elections.
Two members of the West Mayo Municipal District appealed for other candidates in next year's Local Elections not to use posters in the district.
The October meeting of Mayo County Council took place this week and there was plenty of debate in the chamber.
The row over the potential imposition of on-street parking charges in Westport moved up another notch again this week.
The controversial topic of the introduction of on-street parking charges in Westport is set to a head on Monday.