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Economics now engulf our politics

The Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, recent opinion polls, and normal political activity are all being overshadowed by the perilous state of the economy. I have always believed that politics follows economics – to coin Bill Clinton’s phrase “It’s the economy, stupid”.

Economics now engulf our politics

The Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, recent opinion polls, and normal political activity are all being overshadowed by the perilous state of the economy. I have always believed that politics follows economics – to coin Bill Clinton’s phrase “It’s the economy, stupid”.

Economics now engulf our politics

The Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, recent opinion polls, and normal political activity are all being overshadowed by the perilous state of the economy. I have always believed that politics follows economics – to coin Bill Clinton’s phrase “It’s the economy, stupid”.

Care needed when placing election posters

A spate of election posters have popped up thoughout the county over the past couple of days, and with local and European elections approaching the Road Safety Authority is reminding campaign workers of the need to take care when positioning election posters at the road side.

It’s all go as GoBus creates 35 new jobs with new service

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With an overall investment of €3 million, 35 employment positions created and filled and a super competitive new service, the development of the brand new transport operator, GoBus, is certainly a welcome business story in a somewhat gloomy economic climate.

Change to one-off planning guidelines needed - Calleary

Current guidelines for planning permission for one-off housing must be amended, according to Mayo Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary.

Contract signed for major Thomastown roadworks

Thomastown residents are relieved to hear that the issues surrounding pedestrian safety and traffic management at Dangan are soon to be addressed with the construction of a new bypass.

County engineer warns that roadworks funds could be withdrawn

County Engineer Joe Beirne warned the elected members of Mayo County Council that the there could be a scale back on the roadworks budget that was agreed by the council at their budget meeting. Beirne told the members that the council received a letter from the Department of Transport on February 26 which outlined that “The department is compiling data on existing contractual legal commitments on foot of regional and local road grants allocated to your authority, and potential new commitments to be entered into in 2009”. It went on to say that “New contractual commitments will now require prior approval by the Department of Finance. Accordingly, pending completion of the data by the department and securing the necessary Department of Finance sanction, no further contractual commitments on foot of regional and local road grants may be entered into by your authority”.

More than €285,000 allocated to IWAK

Minister for Labour Affairs Dara Calleary TD has welcomed the allocation of some €285,587 to Ireland West Airport Knock under the Department of Transport’s Core Airport Management Operation Expenditure Subvention Scheme (Opex).

Multyfarnham Village Enhancement Project launched

The completed Multyfarnham Village Enhancement Project was launched on Monday this week by cathaoirleach of Westmeath County Council, Cllr Joe Whelan, in the presence of Mullingar area members, county manager Danny McLoughlin, members of staff of Westmeath County Council, local dignitaries, and representatives of the local development and tidy towns committees.

 

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