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Niamh Kiernan from Rathowen became the newest member of Westmeath County Council this week when she was co-opted in place of the recently elevated Robert Troy.
“I’m going to try bottling the water in Ballynacarrigy and drinking it.” Cllr Peter Burke summed up the mood in the council chamber at Monday’s meeting of Westmeath County Council as councillors one by one congratulated Ballynacarrigy’s new Deputy Robert Troy and paid tribute to all the General Election candidates.
Former Minister Mary O’Rourke has offered to lead a cross-party delegation to the county manager’s office in protest at the proposed Gaybrook windfarm, a development her parliamentary colleague Deputy James Bannon referred to as: “A serious blight on a tourism honeypot... in a densely populated area”.
Cllr Peter Burke became the latest cathaoirlach of the Mullingar area committee of Westmeath County Council, after his uncontested elevation at its annual meeting on Monday.
A local councillor has criticised the reluctance of a housing estate developer in Mullingar to attend to a recently issued enforcement order to maintain the green areas in the Ardleigh and Ardilaun estates as agreed.
“Eminently suitable for the role” was how Fine Gael’s Mark Cooney described Fintan Cooney as he nominated him for chairmanship of the county council at last Friday’s meeting.