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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.
Director of Services for Mayo County Council and Castlebar town manager Seamus Granahan gave an undertaking to draw up a rota system for road sweeping between the two authorities following heavy criticism from a number of councillors in relation to the sweeping of the streets in the town.
Schools, social welfare offices, museums, libraries, county and town council offices all ground to a stop in the wind and rain last Tuesday as the public service workers in the county joined their colleagues across the country in a one day strike. Non essential services were not available to the people of Mayo for the day as the thousands of public service workers in the county voiced their anger at potential cut backs to their pay and conditions in the upcoming Budget.