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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.
Independent candidates basked in South Roscommon Athlone electoral area glory following the local election count conclusion in the Dr. Hyde Centre on Sunday night.
Ballina has seen a large chunk of its current area hived off and it is probably for the best, with the towns of Foxford and Swinford now in the Swinford Electoral Area following the latest boundary commission report.
The Castlebar Local Electoral Area is the most crowded of all the areas for today's election with 17 candidates looking for the seven seats up for grabs.
After being lumped in with both the Ballina and Claremorris area last time out, Swinford is standing on its own two feet again this time around.
"I am glad to see that my representation on behalf of the children of Castlebar was answered by the Minister and that the running track , promised to the children of Castlebar in 2012, is up and running again" Independent candidate for the Castlebar area, Harry Barrett said this week.
"If elected, I will be giving a significant amount of my allocation to providing CCTV in Castlebar estates to help people feel safer in their homes," - Independent candidate, for the Castlebar area, Harry Barrett has stated.
The 'state of health of the roads' is a serious issue that needs to be addressed, according to independent candidate for the Castlebar electoral area, Gerry Loftus.
RTE’s decision to exclude nine of the 17 candidates seeking election in the Midlands North West constituency from its televised debate is absolutely absurd and demonstrates the need to abolish the TV licence, EU election candidate, and former Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has said.