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At the July meeting of Mayo County Council, Cllr Al McDonnell raised concerns about Lough Carra and what he described as "dramatic change in the ecology" in the lake.
The 2015 budget for Mayo County Council was passed at Monday’s reconvened budget meeting of the council after it was put to a vote twice.
By Colm Gannon
Acrimonious and bitter allegations of “underhand” and “sneaky” behaviour has erupted between the centre-right political groups in City Hall, ahead of tomorrow’s first meeting of the new council.
Independent city councillor Declan McDonnell has lashed the Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly, for targeting the elderly for medical card reviews.
A city councillor has blasted the Galway City Council for the lack of action taken on a request made last November to reinstate road safety signs around the city.
Employing part-time workers within Galway City Council as part of the new Gateway Initiative is a huge opportunity to protect the environment in Galway city, particularly in threatened areas such as Merlin Woods, according to Independent councillor Declan McDonnell.
Castlebar councillor Al McDonnell has criticised the government’s decision to sell two garda stations in Mayo that were recently shut down by Justice Minister Alan Shatter.
The provision of a new cemetery site is a matter of urgency, according to Independent city councillor Declan McDonnell who warned that the new cemetery in Bohermore was already running out of space.
Councillor Al McDonnell, the chairperson of the Cultural, Heritage and Corporate Affairs Strategic Policy Committee of Mayo County Council, expressed his disappointment in the response that his committee had received from a letter that was sent in April. At the April meeting off the committee a resolution was passed where the committee wrote to the Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn to complain about the removal of the processing of first time applications for the higher education grants from the local authority. Cllr McDonnell asked for an update on the issue at the July meeting of the SPC this week. He was informed that the letter was send on April 14 from the council and an acknowledgement was received from the Minister’s office dated April 16, but there has been no communication since.