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Westport Labour party meeting

This month’s meeting of the Westport branch of the Labour party was well attended and dealt with issues ranging from recruitment and funding through to Dr Jerry Cowley’s campaign for a Dáil seat.

Newport is becoming the Venice of the west

Labour General Election candidate for Mayo Dr Jerry Cowley has called on Mayo County Council to take immediate action to address the recurring problem of flooding in Newport and to improve the footpath access and lighting in the Oak Park Estate.

Suppliers to lose millions from plan to close Mayo General Hospital stores

A plan is in place to close down the stores department at Mayo General Hospital which employs 28 staff and has been recognised as an award winning and cost-saving centre of excellence, according to Dr Jerry Cowley, Labour party general election candidate for Mayo, who added that such a move will result in local suppliers losing millions in revenue and put patient care at risk.

More than €300,000 unspent on dialysis at Mayo General Hospital

Dr Jerry Cowley, Labour party general election candidate for Mayo, has called on HSE management to spend the €300,000 allocation for an extension to the dialysis unit in Mayo General Hospital and end patients travelling to Galway.

Newport road needs urgent works

Mayor of Castlebar and Fine Gael Town Councillor, Ger Deere, has expressed serious concern that a further road traffic collision has taken place on the Newport Road.  The most recent collision on Friday evening last involved three cars in the same location as a number of previous accidents in recent weeks.  Safety signage and some other temporary measures have been put in place but road traffic collisions are still occurring at the dangerous location on the Newport Road beside the junction for the Cemetery entrance.

Labour leader to address party conference in Castlebar

As part of the 'Winning the West' campaign in the north and west, the Labour Party is organising a one-day conference in Mayo this weekend.


A programme entitled Returning Home, produced and presented by Michael Fox of Castlebar’s community radio station CRCFM, will be broadcast by the station on Monday September 27, from 4pm to 5pm.

Threatened HSE cutbacks would decimate Mayo health services

Severe job losses and a decimated health service in the region is a possibility if newly threatened HSE cutbacks in Mayo go ahead. In the whole HSE West region, 1,000 people could lose their jobs, with 300 people on temporary contracts in the county to potentially lose their jobs if a report, compiled by a consultancy firm, is implemented.

Expected rise in electricity costs a worry

The admission by Minister Eamon Ryan recently that there will be a four to five per cent rise in overall electricity prices is very worrying, according to Mayo Labour candidate Jerry Cowley, particularly considering the minister is making such little headway ensuring energy efficiency programmes proceed, he said.

Fear for future of Western Rail Corridor

Recent reports suggesting that the next phase of the Western Rail Corridor is in doubt is deeply worrying and the Transport Minister Noel Dempsey must clarify the matter immediately, according to Labour’s Dr. Jerry Cowley.


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