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Fine Gael is tackling the cost of living for families with major investment in childcare and early education in Budget 2024, local Fine Gael Senator, Aisling Dolan, has stated.
A delegation of Mayo representatives newly returned from an Irish Festival in the United States of America were greeted by a 'sea of green and red' as the Irish diaspora turned out in force, where the message to 'visit Mayo' was heard loud and clear by over 100,000 attending the event.
The matter of medical card patients in Mayo being unable to access dental services in the county was raised in the Dail on Wednesday of this week by Mayo TD Alan Dillon, who told Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during Questions to An Taoiseach: "There is a staggering average in the county of over 5,500 patients per dentist awaiting treatment under the DTSS. Dentists are overwhelmed, patients are travelling abroad, and this is all a serious concern for medical card holders in Mayo."
While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was in Mayo yesterday to perform the official opening of the new N5 Turlough-Westport route, Fáilte Ireland was also on the ground in Mayo this week, as it hosted two special workshops in Westport and Mulranny, aimed at developing a network of local experts working on the frontline in tourism and hospitality.
Any future decisions made by Government on turf must be fully supported by Fine Gael Ministers, TDs and Senators, Deputy Michael Ring has said.
The remarks of An Taoiseach Micheál Martin in a recent Dáil debate that politicians were entitled to make comments on planning matters - has been interpreted by a number of councillors in the Castlebar area to mean that they can once again start discussing planning applications at their meetings.
He's used to excelling on the football field, but for Alan Dillon, Saturday week will be a whole new ball game.
The race to fill the four Mayo seats up for grabs in next month's general election got up and running this week after An Táoiseach Leo Varadkar requested President Higgins to dissolve the 32nd Dáil.
The results of a Behaviour & Attitudes (B&A) opinion poll in county Mayo, carried out on behalf of The Mayo Advertiser, show a decline in the Fine Gael and Sinn Fein share of the vote, and an increase in support for Fianna Fail and Independents, when compared to the general election of 2016.
The months of speculation finally came to an end on Wednesday evening when Enda Kenny announced his decision to step down as leader of Fine Gael — the party he has led for just short of 15 years. Mr Kenny will be stepping down as Taoiseach, once a new Fine Gael party leader is elected by the party and a new Taoiseach is elected by the Dáil.