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‘We’re a dirty filthy nation,’ says Cooney

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“A dirty filthy nation,” is how Cllr Mark Cooney described the Irish, saying the level of litter seen here isn’t seen in other countries.

Leave litter to build up on streets - councillor

A Westmeath councillor has suggested leaving rubbish to build up on the county’s streets for several weeks so people can see the damage done by littering.

Gavin and Barrett clash over Castlebar jobs issue

This week has seen two Castlebar town councillors exchanging verbal punches over the issue of bringing jobs to the county town. Fianna Fáil councillor Blackie Gavin threw down the challenge to Labour Party councillor Harry Barrett to “get real on who is responsible for solving the jobs crisis in Castlebar”. Cllr Gavin said Cllr Barrett seemed to forget that his own party was part of the Government and could do a lot to solve the problem if it wanted to.

Councillor slams new board for excluding experts of the arts

An Athlone town councillor insists that she will fight to ensure non-council representatives are appointed to the board of the town’s new arts and tourism body.

Council lost up to €100,000 on Barna Waste examinership

Ballina urged to vote for town based candidates at local elections

Vote local was the call from a number of members of Ballina Town Council this week as the council prepared its final budget before the dissolution of town councils in the summer.

Councillors demand immediate reinstatement of Sunday burials

Fianna Fáil Galway city councillors have called for the immediate reinstatement of Sunday burials in the city following the recent Government announcement that some 3,000 additional workers are being allocated to local authorities across the country under the 'Gateways Initiative'.

Galway City Council adopts ‘pro-business and pro-jobs’ budget 2014

The budget 2014, with a projected expenditure of €80.5 million for the coming year, was adopted at a special meeting of the Galway City Council last Friday.

Warm welcome for Galway city’s newest representative

Listening to the concerns of the people and working to ensure a safe city that embraces multiculturalism, that anti-social behaviour is stamped out, and infrastructure projects such as the Galway City Outer Bypass are progressed, are just some of the ways Galway’s newest city councillor Michelle Murphy hopes to make a difference.

Galway development is fifty years behind due to outer bypass delay

Galway county councillors have given their approval for the local authority to take the lead in progressing the Galway City Outer Bypass warning that the lack of such vital infrastructure was putting the city and county back 50 years in development.


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