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Durcan says he will get issue raised in the Dáil

Independent councillor Frank Durcan has said that he will raise an issue in the Dáil that he was unable to raise in Mayo County Council after he was “muzzled” by the council.

Confusion in council chamber over vote on Irish Water motion

Mayo County Council took not one, but two votes on what appeared on the surface to be the same motion last Monday and ended up with two different results.

Council budget passed despite Sinn Féin opposition

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The 2015 budget for Mayo County Council was passed at Monday’s reconvened budget meeting of the council after it was put to a vote twice.

Council to investigate broadcasting meetings

Mayo County Council has said it would look into the possibility of broadcasting its meetings online following a notice of motion from Fianna Fáil councillor Lisa Chambers.

All-night humdinger of a battle in Ballina proves every vote really does count

It was widely expected that the eight seats in the Ballina area would be some of the most hotly contested in the county and that was certainly the case in the count centre in the TF Royal Theatre Hotel, Castlebar, over the weekend.

Mayo County Council Election Count : Live (Day 2)

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Welcome to day two of the Mayo Advertiser's rolling live election count coverage from the Royal Theatre in Castlebar. Colm Gannon and Frances Toner will be here throughout the day and into the night bringing you all of the news from the count centre as it happens. You can follow all the action here on on our Facebook page at and on Twitter by following us here

The people go to the polls

Mayo people go to the polls today to elect the 30 members of the new county council as well as having their say on who will take the seats in the new Midlands, North and West constituency in the European Parliament. More than 100,000 people in Mayo are eligible to cast their votes today across four new electoral areas of Castlebar, Ballina, Claremorris, and West Mayo.

Staffing levels reaching ‘critical’ point at Mayo County Council

The nationwide embargo on the recruitment of public service workers has been in place for six years now and has seen staffing levels at Mayo County Council fall by 20 per cent.

County braced for serious storm, high tides, and swells this weekend

Coastal householders in Mayo are battening down the hatches ahead of a major storm which looks set to hit this weekend.

County councillors round on Durcan over fraud allegations

There was widespread condemnation of Independent Castlebar Cllr Frank Durcan by his fellow elected representatives this week after he laid a charge of “bare faced fraud” against county manager Peter Hynes at the November meeting of Mayo County Council. The firebrand councillor had taken to the floor of the chamber to speak on an item to approve an overdraft accommodation of €10 millon for Mayo County Council for 2013.


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