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Labour succumb to neo-liberalism

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Insider spotted Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan out knocking doors the other evening. He can only hope Dep Nolan’s appearance on the doorsteps does not impact too negatively on the Yes vote for marriage equality.

Councillors approve purchase of stake in Ireland West Airport

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The elected members of Mayo County Council approved the raising of a €7.3 million loan to fund the purchase of a 17.5 per cent stake in Ireland West Airport Knock by seven local authorities (Mayo County Council, Sligo County Council, Roscommon County Council, Donegal County Council, Leitrim County Council, Galway County Council, and Galway City Council) in the region at their meeting on Monday. The funding will be used to try to secure the future of the airport which saw more than 700,000 passengers use the airport last year.

Government accused of bias over controversial salmon farm plans

Serious questions about Government impartiality and independence over controversial plans to construct a massive salmon farm off Inis Óirr have been raised following the emergence of minutes from a meeting between the Taoiseach and a fish farm industry giant.

Land rezoned to allow application for biopark in Claremorris

The proposed biopark development in Claremorris received a major boost this week when Mayo County Council voted 22-3 to rezone the 20-acre site at Kilbeg, Claremorris, to ‘opportunity’ status as part of the new county development plan.

Higgins calls for VAT exemption on mountain rescue equipment

Fine Gael MEP for Mayo Jim Higgins has pledged his support for the introduction of a VAT exemption on mountain rescue equipment, which would significantly reduce the costs of mountain rescue teams in Mayo, as well as all over Europe.

EU elections - why would anyone bother?

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Seeing the occasional poster of a local election candidate advertising public meetings on various issues of concern, Insider noted that, within a month’s time, towns, villages, and the countryside will be radically altered as the election poster blitz takes hold.

Coveney must ‘withdraw completely’ from fish farm decision, says Welby

Marine Minister Simon Coveney must “withdraw himself totally” from any decision making regarding controversial plans to locate a giant salmon fish farm in Galway Bay.

Ballinasloe-based association awarded European Commission contract

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The Association of Ireland Festival Events (AOIFE) based in the Town Hall Theatre, Ballinasloe has been contracted by the EU Commission as one of 28 festival hubs in a major, pilot festival labelling and awards programme for the next two years.

Galway Bay salmon farm halted as EU concerned by ‘Fundamental errors’ in scientific data

A public enquiry could result from allegations of flawed and suppressed information regarding controversial proposal to construct a massive salmon farm in Galway Bay.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

 

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