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‘Tree’ mast awaits second reprieve in October


Westmeath heritage gets chance to shine

Heritage Week continues all over Westmeath this weekend (August 24-26), with the highlight being the Tyrrellspass Festival, winner of the best event award last year.

Council to hold special meeting on Knock airport plan

The Mayo County Council will hold a special meeting on Monday week, July 23, at 9.30am to discuss the adoption of the manager’s report on the Draft Ireland West Airport Knock Local Area Plan 2012-2018. The item had come up for consideration at the normal July monthly meeting of the council, but it was agreed by the members to hold a special meeting to discuss the plan thoroughly among the members.

LANDMARK public art programme launches this weekend

Mayo County Council is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting public art programme LANDMARK and a weekend of events at Lough Lannagh, Castlebar from April 20 to 22.

St Mary’s NS win an outdoor classroom competition worth over €4,000

St Mary’s National School, Athlone has claimed the winner’s title for the Outdoor Classroom competition for 2012.

Mayo County Council applies for wastewater discharge licenses

Mayo County Council has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency for wastewater discharge licences for the Belmullet, Charlestown, and Foxford sewerage treatment plants, according to information garnered by Deputy Dara Calleary in the Dáil last week.

Conserving our heritage at Kiltullagh House

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National Heritage week runs until Sunday with a wide range of events being held across the country. It is the aim of the Heritage Council to protect and enhance the richness, quality and diversity of our national heritage for everyone and this week the Heritage Council works to increase awareness of Ireland’s national heritage and to highlight its importance to public policy and everyday life.

Standards in Public Office chairman hits back at council over county manager’s report

The chairperson of the Standards in Public Office Commission last week hit back at the report of county manager Peter Hynes into its investigation of a complaint made against a member of staff in the council. In a letter sent to Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Phil Hogan, Mr Justice Matthew P Smith, chairman of the commission, said: “In his report, Mr Hynes would appear to misapprehend the position of the Standards in Public Office Commission and the findings and determinations made in the investigation report.”

Westmeath communities hop into National Spring Clean for Easter!

Communities all around Westmeath are doing their part over the Easter bank holiday weekend to make their local areas a cleaner place to live with An Taisce’s National Spring Clean campaign. The National Spring Clean campaign is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative organised by An Taisce and funded by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

Hogan offers hope for city library

Kilkenny’s new Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Phil Hogan has said that the prospects of a new city library are in the pipeline and that he hoped that this project might go ahead in 2011- 2012.


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