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Nominations for the Local Elections on May 23 closed on Saturday.
Public art, blues and rock, the Hiker Lacey, a craft fair, a traditional seisiún and lots of Easter activities around the county this weekend.
The Fine Gael ticket for the Ballina area in May's local elections has been increased by two, following a decision of party headquarters. Ballina town councillor Mark Winters and Mayo county councillor Joe Mellett have been added to the party's list of candidates for the election.
The Fine Gael ticket for the Ballina area in May's local elections has been increased by two, following a decision of party headquarters. Ballina Town Councillor, Mark Winters and Mayo County Councillor Joe Mellett have been added to the party's list of candidates for the election.
There was celebrations for Mayo at the Local Authorities Members Association (LAMA) awards on Saturday night when In Humbert’s Footsteps picked up the Best Gathering Event for Ireland. The festival which saw re-enactments of General Humbert’s march through Mayo during 1798 in Killala, Kilcummin, Lahardane, and Castlebar saw off competition from 10 other events for the award.
The campaign to reopen the railway track linking Claremorris to Sligo in the north and Galway and Limerick in the south has run out of steam and should give way to proposals for a greenway route along the track instead.
“Is this a debating society or is it a council meeting?” was the question posed by Fine Gael councillor Peter Flynn on Monday afternoon, after the council had spent almost an hour debating back and forth across the chamber on the issue of the recent jobs news in Castlebar. Flynn, who will not be running in next year’s local elections after he opted to step down after only one term, said: “We’ve been here for an hour and we haven’t made one mention of anything we can effect.”
With the switch over in responsibility for the water services in the country from local authorities to Irish Water coming into effect from the start of January, Director of Services for Mayo County Council, Paddy Mahon, gave the members of the council a presentation on the hand over at Monday’s meeting of Mayo County Council.