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Criminalising purchase of sex is only deterrent says Mayo councillor

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A Mayo county councillor has welcomed the Government’s move towards criminalising the purchase of sex.

Hard-hitting play tackles dark world of sex slavery

A controversial and hard-hitting play examining the dark world of human trafficking and sex slavery in Ireland is coming to the Linenhall Arts Centre on Monday October 6, at 8 pm.

Wheels still off for Castlebar skate park project

The long awaited Castlebar skate park has twice missed out on funding because both applications from the former Castlebar Town Council were “deemed invalid”.

Castlebar councillor weighs in on fizzy drink vending machine debate

A Castlebar councillor has added her voice to the growing number of calls for an outright ban in schools on fizzy drink vending machines.

No need for fluoride in water, says local councillor

The public are being unnecessarily medicated with fluoride against their will, according to a local councillor.

Pedestrian crossing urgently needed on ring road — Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has put out an urgent appeal to the National Roads Authority to put in place a pedestrian crossing on the ring road in Castlebar at the junction of John Moore Road and the ring road. She raised the issue at the recent Castlebar Town Council meeting and a letter will now be written to the NRA requesting this.

Unanimous support for plebiscite on town council abolition welcome — Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has welcomed the unanimous support of her colleagues on Castlebar Town Council for her proposal calling for a plebiscite to be held on the decision to abolish Castlebar Town Council.

Austerity is greatest threat to jobs — Ruane

Reacting to the closure of Homebase in Castlebar last weekend and the loss of 30 jobs in Castlebar, Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane, said that austerity is undermining the domestic economy and making the crisis in the retail sector worse by the day.

No downgrading of physical education in our schools - Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has voiced her serious concerns at downgrading of physical education in the school curriculum and has described plans to reduce the time allocated to physical education as a retrograde step which will have a serious negative impact on the health of young people and warns that any such moves must be stopped in their tracks.

Mayo’s three hundred asylum seekers call for end to direct provision accommodation

A strong call has been made in Mayo to end institutionalised living for asylum seekers under the direct provision system. There are approximately 300 asylum seekers in direct provision accommodation in Mayo in the Ballyhaunis centre.


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