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A prominent member of the Land League West, Gerry O’Boyle will be running in the Mayo constituency in next year’s general election.
The turnout in Mayo for polling on the Fiscal Compact Referendum was slow yesterday morning as drizzle replaced the sunshine the county had been used to in the previous week. However on Clare Island, where voting took place on Tuesday, the turnout was at 52 per cent according to the office of Fintan Murphy, the returning officer for Mayo.
As part of Cróí na Nollag Festival, Main Street was a hive of artistic activity last Saturday. The newly revamped street was looking its best, with access to pedestrians only and shoppers came in their droves to see the entertainment and to avail of the offers in the shops. CRC broadcast live from Hynes’ Shoe Shop for the afternoon.
Castlebar Mitchels won three county titles in the Mayo Scór na nÓg finals held in Breaffy Community Centre recently. Representatives of the Mitchels club won the figure dancing, the solo singing, and the instrumental music sections. The standard in all competitions was very high.
Being the presumptive next toaiseach brings a lot of baggage with it and one of those bags landed in force in Castlebar on Wednesday morning. The normally low key affair of handing in your official nomination paper to the county register Fintan Murphy took place under the glare and scrutiny of the national media. It is a long way time when Kenny first handed in his nomination paper back in the autumn of 1975. At 11.10am after all the paperwork was checked and validated by returning officer Fintan Murphy it was done and dusted and Enda Kenny became the 11th nominee to be put on the ballot paper in Mayo. A little over six minutes later, he was joined by his three constituency colleagues, Michael Ring, John O’Mahony, and Michelle Mulherin as the party looks to claim an historic four seats in the county.
From a physics and maths graduate, to investment banker and now independent general election candidate looking to promote renewable energy, it has been a long and winding road for Castlebar native Dermot McDonnell. While all of the attention was on the four Fine Gael candidates handing in their nomination papers on Wednesday, McDonnell also had his nomination accepted by retuning officer Fintan Murphy.
Castlebar Cycling Club is gearing up for its two day charity sponsored cycle, starting today, Friday September 17, through to tomorrow Saturday September 18, in support of Western Care Association services throughout Mayo.