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City Hall officials need to work more closely with councillors

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Insider has been a keen observer of activities in City Hall for two decades and, regardless of what the public think, it is always best for Galway when there is a good working relationship between the elected members and senior management.

Council receives commercial rates waiver support

Westmeath County Council has received a significant financial boost in recent times with a Government contribution of €5.5m afforded to the local authority to address the income vacuum incurred following the introduction of the commercial rates waiver in April of this year.

No public access to council meetings yet

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Members of the public will not be able to access Galway City Council meetings via online for the time being, a spokesperson for the local authority has confirmed.

New public art commission launched by county council

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Mayo County Council’s Arts Service is delighted to announce the public art commission: Navigating a Future. This commission is an opportunity for artists to create new artwork in response to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and our lives going forward.

Local Property Tax to be increased by ten per cent next year

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Homeowners in Mayo will see an increase of 10 per cent in their Local Property Tax (LPT) next year, following a vote at Mayo County Council's September meeting on Monday afternoon.

Local authority granted funds to refurbish social housing units

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Westmeath County Council has been granted €400,300 to refurbish social housing units which will be re-let to individuals struggling with homelessness or on a housing list, a Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael Minister in the Department of Housing has said.

Lost my job, now what?

Q: I have been in work for 24 years. I had a stable job, and no desire to change. Due to COVID-19 and other issues, the company has offered me a redundancy next month. It’s hard not to take this personally and it is affecting my confidence. I am not sure where to start or what to do next. Any advice? (BC, email).

Lost my job, now what?

Q: I have been in work for 24 years. I had a stable job, and no desire to change. Due to COVID-19 and other issues, the company has offered me a redundancy next month. It’s hard not to take this personally and it is affecting my confidence. I am not sure where to start or what to do next. Any advice? (BC, email).

The Local Security Force

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In the first years of World War II, the numbers of personnel in the army multiplied by between six and seven. The army began by calling up on permanent service part-time soldiers, ie, reserve and volunteer units. By early summer 1940, numbers had to double again. These new recruits had to be trained and this put a major strain on army resources.

Councillors want meeting to shape the future of Newport

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Two councillors in the Westport-Belmullet Municipal District have called for a meeting between the council executive, councillors and local stakeholders in Newport to be arranged, to plan the future development in the town where a number of projects are expected to be delivered in the coming years.

 

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