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‘On yer bike Gormley,’ McCormack tells Minister

The eight cent per litre tax on petrol is an “anti-worker penalty” and is “a penalty on every worker driving to work” according to Fine Gael TD Pádraic McCormack.

Bridge the funding gap for water services says Shorthall

A north Kilkenny councillor has called on the Environment Minister to bridge the funding gap that has arisen for the local authority to deal with water services for the county.

Concern over access for emergency services

Haphazard parking in housing estates and on town streets in Carlow, could exacerbate an emergency situation if access for emergency vehicles is blocked, according to concerned local councillors.

White commends funding allocations for Kilkenny projects

TD Mary White has commended the funding allocations to projects in Kilkenny awarded by Minister John Gormley.

Mayo planning applicants feeling the wrath of Gormley’s intervention

Planning applicants in Mayo are beginning to feel the effects of Environment Minister John Gormley’s intervention in the County Development Plan.

Tough decisions for councils in light of budget cuts

Labour's county council candidate for the Westport electoral area has said that Mayo's local authorities will have tough decisions to make in regard to their budgets following an announcement by Environment Minister John Gormley that local authorities are to have their budgets cut back by almost seven per cent.

Galway to make the election poster extinct?

Back in the 1980s - an era we seem destined to relive given the economic downturn - you couldn’t watch children’s daytime TV without seeing what Oink! called “grinning loonies in hideous jumpers”.

Flood funding finally comes to south Mayo

Almost two and a half years after flood waters devastated areas of south Mayo, the Government has finally granted funding for works at three of the worst sites.

Cameron calls on Gormley to act on management companies

Property management companies are causing “an increasing level of frustration for new home-buyers” and legislation must be brought forward to solve this problem, according to Labour Cllr Billy Cameron.

Henry Kenny calls for local road improvements in light of recent accidents

Following two serious car accidents in Mayo last weekend Councillor Henry Kenny has called on Mayo County Council to implement safety measures at the Prizon Road, Balla adjoining the N60 at a junction at Drimadoon. Cllr Kenny said: “In light of a recent and sad fatal accident, there is a definite need to upgrade and improve safety measures at this junction.” Furthermore, he is calling on the council to improve the road surface at Coyne’s Corner on the Westport Road at Ballymacragh, Castlebar. This is following a number of recent accidents.


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