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Mayo retains ten blue flag beaches

Ten beaches in Mayo retained their blue flag status this year, it was announced by An Taisce this week. However, due to the severe storm damage inflicted on the county in the post Christmas storms, two beaches have lost their blue flag. Both Mulranny and Bertra, which are very popular beaches, lost their blue flag status because of the storm damage. The ten beaches in Mayo that retained their blue flags were Dooega, Carrowmore, Clare Island, Ross (Killala), Golden Strand, Mullaghroe, Silverstrand (Dugort), Keel, Elly Bay and Keem.

Galway retains five Blue Flags and receives six Green Coast awards

Galway city and county has retained all of its five Blue Flags for this year as well as being awarded six Green Coast awards, five of which were retained from last year and a new one awarded to Trá gCaorach, Inis Oirr, for the first time.

Keep the town centre in focus says Chamber

Funding to restore Oughterard Courthouse approved

Nearly half a million in funding has been announced for the redevelopment of Oughterard Courthouse.

Conservation funding for former industrial school

More than €300,000 in funding has been announced this week for refurbishment and conservation works at the former industrial school in Letterfrack.

West of Ireland contractor win scoops major award

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€3.4 million funding announced for water schemes in Mayo

Mayo County Council was this week granted €3.4 million from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government under the 2014 Rural Water Programme. The bulk of the funding relates to group water schemes for design, build, operate (DBO) projects, as well as connections to public mains and takeover projects.

City council gets full storm funding from Environment Department

The Galway City Council has received “100 per cent” of the storm repair funding for which it applied in its preliminary estimates sent to the Department of the Environment, Community, and Local Government, according to acting director of services for transport and infrastructure, recreation and amenity, Billy Dunne, who told this month’s meeting of Galway City Council “what we submitted, we got”.

‘How Ireland's MEPs are Elected’ information leaflets

The Department of Environment, Community, and Local Government has just published a series of information leaflets in a range of European languages explaining ‘How Ireland's MEPs are Elected’.

Residential zoning for potential flood plain leads to first pre-election spat

Local Election pressure was eveident this week after a first-time candidate criticised his outgoing competitors following a vote to maintain the zoning status on a parcel of land in direct contravention of expert advice.

 

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