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Kiltane businessman Brendan Hegarty has taken over from Derek Reilly as President of the Erris Chamber of Commerce.
If selected at convention this Sunday, Sinead Gaughan will be the first woman to represent the Fine Gael party for the Belmullet electoral area in the Local Elections. “I wish my colleagues all the best,” Sinead has said this week, “but it is a landmark occasion for me personally. Perhaps goodwill will be on my side considering the unique circumstance of my nomination, we can only wait and see.”
Chambers of Commerce in Mayo were urging consumers to shop local in the run up to Christmas. But now, more than ever, that message has a greater urgency. The message is clear: To protect jobs in Mayo shoppers must continue to spend their money in Mayo. In the Erris region alone a minimum of 371 people are employed in the retail sector. That’s according to the findings of a survey conducted by Erris Chamber of Commerce. Chamber president Derek Reilly has reiterated the shop local message and pointed out its aptness at any time of the year. Those jobs could be in jeopardy if local people choose to shop elsewhere, Mr Reilly has warned.