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Fine Gael councillor Gerry Coyle has claimed that people who are sick or elderly and can't get to a polling station to vote, are having to pay doctors for medical certificates in order to get a postal vote to vote at elections.
Independent councillor Christy Hyland was elected as the Cathaoirleach of the new Westport-Belmullet Municipal District this week.
Michael Ring, TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has said that Jim Daly TD, Minister for Mental Health and Older People, has confirmed to him in person, that there will be no downgrading of Belmullet District Hospital under his watch.
Sinn Féin Senator Rose Conway-Walsh has organised a public meeting to take place in the Talbot Hotel in Belmullet on Monday evening at 8pm to oppose agency staff cuts announced at Belmullet Hospital and Áras Deibhle Nursing Home.
After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.
The maths on this one is simple enough, there are six candidates and only three seats up for grabs in the Belmullet Local Electoral Area. The area has been put back out on its own this year after a brief entanglement with Westport and its surrounds in the West Mayo area.
Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development has announced plans for a special scheme to repair homes affected by Mica and Pyrite to be introduced in Mayo and in Donegal.
Following the closure of the nomination process for this month's local elections last weekend, the stage has been set with a total of 63 candidates set to chase the 30 seats up for grabs in Mayo County Council.
Councillors from the Fine Gael party have hit out at fears expressed by independent councillor, Michael Holmes, that cost overruns in the National Children's Hospital project in Dublin could see funds earmarked for the N5 roads project diverted from it.
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, met with An Post on Wednesday to discuss issues of concern, both nationally and locally.