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Fianna Fáil has called upon the Taoiseach and other Mayo based Government representatives to meet the 60 Irish Pride workers who are set to lose their jobs. On Friday it was announced by Kieran Wallace and Shane McCarthy, the joint receivers for Irish Pride Bakeries, that they had negotiated the sale of the majority of the Irish Pride Bakeries' assets to Pat the Baker, but the transaction did not include the Irish Pride plant in Ballinrobe which would see its operations wound down as a result with the redundancy consultation beginning for those effected.
While those in the United States will be celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, it was 'Independents Day' in the chamber of Mayo County Council last Monday, when Independent councillor Michael Holmes was elected as the Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council for the next 12 months. Cllr Holmes' election to the role of first citizen of the county came about through a post election pact by the 10 Fianna Fáil councillors in the council and five of the independent councillors who were elected last June.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny opened the Admiral Brown Promenade in Foxford on Saturday.
Every assistance that can be offered to McHale's in Ballinrobe after a fire broke out at their plant will be offered to them from Mayo County Council and the Government.
The chief executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, has confirmed that he will give a full report on the council's involvement in the recent Mayo Day event and TV broadcast in the coming weeks to the elected members.
Mayo County Council will host a special meeting on Thursday April 29 at 10am to clear the backlog of items on its agenda. Cathaoirleach of the council, Cllr Damien Ryan, proposed the holding of a special meeting after it was resolved to adjourn the April meeting of the local authority at 5pm last Monday, as a mark of respect to Cllr Frank Durcan after the recent death of his brother John, and to prepare for a civic reception that was being held by the council for the US Ambassador Mr Kevin O’Malley that evening in the council chamber.
Independent councillor Frank Durcan has said that he will raise an issue in the Dáil that he was unable to raise in Mayo County Council after he was “muzzled” by the council.
Mayo County Council has purchased the former Volex building in Castlebar at a price of €610,000.
The four person delegation selected by the members of Mayo County Council to meet officials from the Department of Environment over the logjam between both parties on the proposed county development plan, will sit down with the officials on Monday November 24.
There were angry scenes in the Mayo County Council chamber on Monday, when Fine Gael councillor Gerry Coyle and Sinn Féin councillor Gerry Murray got involved in a heated side battle with each other during a debate on a motion from Sinn Féin councillor Rose Conway-Walsh which was calling for water charges to be scrapped.