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So Mayo have hung the ‘help wanted’ sign outside the front door again. Once the final whistle was blown in Pearse Park at around 8.25pm last Saturday, there was never going to be any other option. John O’Mahony wasted no time in putting to an end his four seasons in charge of the side once the dye had been cast and the terminal whistle on the game and his managment of Mayo was blown by Gearoid Ó Conámha in the fading midlands sunlight.

Mayo Fianna Fáil TDs vote against SNA motion in Dáil

It appears the cuts to the number of special needs assistants in classrooms across the country which Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony described as “shameful” will go ahead, following the defeat of a private members’ motion in the Dáil on Wednesday night. Fine Gael had brought the Bill to the floor to try to halt the cuts but it was defeated by the Government. “This was a chance for our Government TD and Minister to strike a blow for Mayo, which they didn’t do,” Deputy O’Mahony, told the Mayo Advertiser. “This all came a day after the banks were bailed out for billions of euro, while it would have taken a minuscule amount of money to sort this problem out.”

Almost €24 million to be lost to rural Mayo following suspension of REPS

Two Mayo Fine Gael TDs have spoken out against the “short-sighted” decision by the Government to suspend entries to REPS 4 for farmers who are about to complete REPS 3.

Health cuts putting lives at risk

It’s depressing yet again to be talking about the recession. With Christmas just around the corner, and with our new look Advertiser hitting the shops and houses this week (hope you like it) we were in an upbeat, jubilant mood here.

O’Mahony embracing technology with new website

Mayo Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony has launched his own website — www.johnomahony.ie. Following on from the success of his texting service initiative and his pre-election slot on You Tube, the Mayo TD has now decided to launch his own dedicated website.

O’Mahony hits out at dead rent money paid for decentralisation

Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony has hit out at the spending of rent on buildings by the Government for offices for decentralisation when the rent being paid on these buildings could be used to fund the projects already agreed on by the Government. Almost €10 million has been spent nationwide on the rent of offices by the Office of Public Works on behalf of the Government since the decentralisation programme began. O’Mahony told the Mayo Advertiser this week: “This is a huge issue in relation to the spending of money that could be used to get these offices in a permeant location. I’m fully supportive of the issue of decentralisation, but not in the way it has been done.”

Mayo’s town councils could get the ‘snip’

The lengthy and much awaited report by An Bord Snip Nua which was released yesterday outlining a potential saving of €5.3bn has recommended the abolition of town councils and regional authorities, along with reducing the number of county councils from 34 to 22.

Galway sports conference

On Saturday October 3, Coounty Galway Local Sports Partnership in conjunction with Galway City Sports Partnership will host a sports conference entitled Sports Performance – A Practical Guide. The conference will be held in the Radisson Blu Hotel from 10am to 5pm. Speakers include Giles Warrington, sport and exercise physiologist; Frank O’Mara, athlete; Jim Kilty, speed, agility and quickness coach; Richard Donovan, marathon runner; Ger Hartmann, physical therapist; and John O’Mahony, football coach/manager.

 

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