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The Shamrock Lodge Hotel was the venue for the annual Christmas dinner hosted by the Cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, Cllr. John Dolan. Family members, friends and fellow elected representatives joined the affable local politician to acknowledge his work as part of the local authority collective since taking on the chain of office during the summer.
Local Fine Gael Councillor John Dolan has welcomed the resurfacing works on the Tully Road in Baylin following continuous consultation with residents in the area.
Westport based Fianna Fáil councillor Brendan Mulroy has taken over the role of Leas Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council. The first term member of the council was elected to the role from newly elected Fianna Fáil TD Lisa Chambers who had to vacate her council seat following her election to the Dáil at the end of February.
While those in the United States will be celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, it was 'Independents Day' in the chamber of Mayo County Council last Monday, when Independent councillor Michael Holmes was elected as the Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council for the next 12 months. Cllr Holmes' election to the role of first citizen of the county came about through a post election pact by the 10 Fianna Fáil councillors in the council and five of the independent councillors who were elected last June.
He may have parted ways with his party but former Fine Gael representative turned Independent Seamus Weir is far from out in the cold.
Fine Gael has managed to rescue one top post in local politics in Mayo following the major power shift brought about in the Local Elections at the end of May.
The Cathaoirleach Awards allow Westmeath County Council to publicly and formally show appreciation to local and community groups for their contribution to society and demonstrates that their efforts have not gone unnoticed.
At the age of 30, Westmeath’s new cathaoirleach, Fine Gael’s Cllr Peter Burke, is the youngest person ever to hold the office.
President Michael D Higgins is to attend the annual Cathaoirleach Awards for the first time this Saturday June 22 at Belvedere House and Gardens.