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North West SPCA in Mayo is to receive €12,000 in funding from Mayo County Council as a result of a long discussion on animal welfare that took up much of the December meeting of the council this week, with everything from dog-breeding, dog-abandoning, sheep worrying, goats eating up gardens and cruelty to horses being highlighted by councillors.
The elected members of Mayo County Council have agreed that the council will spend €120,000 required for match funding of €480,000 from the government, in order to carry out improvement works on the trail to the summit of Croagh Patrick.
Director of Services for Mayo County Council, John Condon, has issued a statement on supplements to the register of electors ahead of next month's general election.
Fine Gael Cllr Ger Deere has hit out at letters received by ratepayers who have fallen behind on their payments, in which warnings have been issued that their details would be published in Stubbs Gazette.
Not only did he top the poll with 1090 votes to spare and become part of a Fine Gael ticket that saw them take four of six seats available in the area, Patsy O'Brien also created an additional piece of history last weekend.
Mayo County Council will be holding a series of information evenings for the public in relation to the Draft Climate Adoption Strategy.
Mayo's Fire Brigade headquarters in Castlebar was the venue for the special presentation night to the five lucky national school children who won prizes in the recently held online fire safety competition.
Chief executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, read out a hard hitting statement at the January meeting of the local authority in relation to the recent Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPO) investigation into himself and councillors Frank Durcan and Cyril Burke — before excusing himself from the meeting when the reports were discussed by the councillors.
There can be no bye-law implemented to ban the erection of election posters in towns before any upcoming election, it was explained this week at the Castlebar Muncipal District. Sinn Féin Cllr Joe McHale raised the issue at the December meeting of the Castlebar Muncipal District this week and he was told by the Cathaoirleach of the district Cllr Michael Kilcoyne, that he had received a letter from a council official, that a bye-law could not be implemented because national laws allowed for the erection of posters for a time period before any election and the removal of them seven days afterwards. Director of Services for Mayo County Council, John Condon told the meeting that while a bye-law could not be implemented, the candidates could agree between them not to put up posters and such agreements are in place in other towns and areas, but it is a voluntary decision to be made by individual candidates.
The elected members of Mayo County Council approved the sale of a former bookshop on Bridge Street (Main Street) in Castlebar for a fee of €30,000, this week. The purchasers were the only people to make a bid for the property which the council had bought with additional lands at a cost of €100,000 in 2015.