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Emergency department in Mayo General Department has ‘acute’ staffing problem

A statement issued by the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine on Tuesday highlighted the curtailing or closure of the emergency departments in a number of nationwide hospitals and listed Mayo General Hospital as one which has an “acute” problem. However the HSE has said it is trying to address the issue.

Main Street refurbishment works commence at last

Work to the Main Street section of Castlebar’s long-awaited town centre refurbishment project is set to commence next week.

Saturday Forum on CRCfm

This Saturday November 8, the flagship current affairs programme Saturday Forum will feature four local politicians discussing a range of issues that affect the lives of people working and living in Castlebar.

Barrett and Ruane co-opted on to Castlebar Town Council

Castlebar Town Council was returned to its quota of nine councillors at last week’s monthly meeting of the local authority. Labour’s Harry Barrett and Sinn Féin’s Therese Ruane were co-opted on to the council in place of Johnny Mee and Noel Campbell respectively.

Johnny Mee is honoured as Castlebar’s first Freeman

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For the first time in history the honorary freedom of Castlebar was bestowed on one of its greatest sons last night. Johnny Mee, who has served the town as a town and county councillor for over three decades, as well as through numerous voluntary organisations such as Western Care, was awarded the honour after he announced his retirement from politics earlier this year.

Castlebar Town Council Briefs

Councillors seek parking discs for business owners

Kenny reveals new jobs fear for Mayo

Fine Gael leader Dep Enda Kenny this week expressed his concern that Castlebar could be hit with further job losses. The potential job losses, according to the TD, could occur at the Volex facility on the Breaffy Road in Castlebar. Dep Kenny believes that up to 14 jobs could be at risk in the company whose main business is the manufacture of cable assembly systems for various companies.

Workers to be balloted over hygiene standards in Mayo General

The non-nursing support staff at Mayo General hospital are to ballot over the coming week over possible industrial action over the falling standards of hygiene in the hospital. The workers are concerned about the standard of hygiene in the hospital and its decline over the past number of years. SIPTU official and Mayor of Castlebar, Cllr Michael Kilcoyne told the Mayo Advertiser that the staff concerns have become so grave they have been left with no choice but to ballot to raise the issue for the safety of all patients in the hospital.

Casey’s closes with the loss of up to 70 jobs

The harsh reality of the current economic climate was played out in public last Monday night in Castlebar as a number of car transporter trucks rolled into Casey’s Castlebar to load up cars to be taken away by creditors of the now-closed car dealership. Earlier that evening staff had been informed of the closure of the business following the decision by creditors to seek the High Court appointment of a provisional liquidator for the business, which had premises in Ballina and Castlebar as well as a car rental business at Ireland Airport West Knock.

Casey’s closes with the loss of up to 70 jobs

The harsh reality of the current economic climate was played out in public last Monday night in Castlebar as a number of car transporter trucks rolled into Casey’s Castlebar to load up cars to be taken away by creditors of the now-closed car dealership. Earlier that evening staff had been informed of the closure of the business following the decision by creditors to seek the High Court appointment of a provisional liquidator for the business, which had premises in Ballina and Castlebar as well as a car rental business at Ireland Airport West Knock.

 

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