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Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has said that the Government’s new Action Plan on Bullying will help to tackle the scourge of bullying in schools across Mayo. Five hundred thousand euro has been ring-fenced to support the implementation of the plan this year, which will include a campaign on cyber bullying and the development of national anti-bullying procedures for all schools.
The awarding of a grant of €10,000 to Ballina Boxing Club by the Coca Cola Thank You Fund for the promotion of ladies boxing has been warmly welcomed by Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Deputy Michelle Mulherin. The award was one of only 11 that were made by the fund this year to organisations across Ireland.
Twenty five secondary schools in Mayo are to get high speed (100Mbps) broadband over the next few years as part of a national programme being rolled out in all secondary schools. Welcoming the announcement, Minister for State at the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring detailed the Mayo schools as follows:
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed confirmation given to her by Minster for the Environment, Phil Hogan, that homeowners who face difficulties in paying for upgrades to their septic tank could receive financial assistance from the State.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed confirmation from the management of Mayo General Hospital that it is considering using St Mary’s Hospital, Castlebar as temporary accommodation for its renal dialysis unit while work is being completed on Mayo General’s unit in the New Year.
A 64 per cent reduction in the number of patients being treated on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital in comparison to the same period last year is welcome news and places the Castlebar facility as one of the best performing hospitals in the country in this regard.
Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has urged dog owners to act responsibly and do all within their power to ensure their pets are not fouling public places. Cllr Ruane was speaking after a number of people raised concerns about the large amount of dog waste that is found on footpaths, roads, and public areas in Castlebar.
Fears for the future operation of credit unions across Mayo and the country have been highlighted by Ballina TD Michelle Mulherin at a Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting this week.
“There is a terrible sense of isolation in rural Ireland, especially in Connacht, and this is reflected in the high rates of people taking their own lives which is now compounded by the added stress and despair caused by the recession we are in.”
The members of the Ballina Electoral Area this week paid tribute to their former Mayo County Council colleague Michelle Mulherin on her election to the 31st Dáil. Dep Mulherin was first elected to represent the people of the Ballina area in the county council in 2004, before successfully retaining her seat in 2009.