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Castlebar Vision 2020 blueprint unveiled
A blueprint for how Castlebar is to develop between now and 2020 has been unveiled.
Council gets nod to proceed with Mayo Abbey sewerage scheme
Work on the Mayo Abbey sewerage scheme will commence later this year, a meeting of the Ballinrobe electoral area committee were told this week.
Holiday home levies collected in Mayo should stay in Mayo - Munnelly
At a recent meeting of Mayo County Council, Fine Gael Councilor for the Ballina electoral area Jarlath Munnelly questioned County Manager, Des Mahon, on the introduction of a new €200 levy on houses which are not the owner’s principal residence. This levy was introduced as part of Budget 2009 by the Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan.
Barrett could be election dark horse
As anger grows at government cutbacks, particularly in education, the political mood in the county suggests that many will take out their frustrations in next year’s local elections. Add to this a host of retirements and the scene could be set for a number of election shocks in the Castlebar electoral area.
Fine Gael’s new voice with new ideas
“I believe in the policies and I believe that I can help Castlebar to become a better town.” With the election conventions doing the rounds across all the parties in the different areas in Mayo, one name was more unusual than the others to come out of the nominating stages and on to the ticket. Nigerian native Okay William Kalu got the nod to run on the six person Fine Gael Castlebar Town Council ticket for next June’s elections.
Swinford Fianna Fáil candidates selected
Three candidates have been selected by Fianna Fáil to contest the Local Elections this June in the Swinford electoral area in Mayo.
Irish language services — customer survey
Mayo County Council is currently looking for your views on the range of Irish language services provided in the county now, and in the future. It is asking the public to complete a survey regarding the Irish language services provided by the council. The survey only take five minutes to complete. Full details can be had by contacting Oonagh Kelleher, Oifigeach Forbartha na Gaeilge, Comhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo, telephone 094 904 7541/087 697 2922, e-mail [email protected]
Support for IT development in local communities
Mayo County Council and the Mayo County Development Board have received three grants from the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources under the BenefIT scheme. This funding will allow for the further roll-out of supports to communities to provide technology training and equipment.
Sinn Féin ratifies council contenders
The membership of Mayo Sinn Féin has unanimously ratified its team to contend the county council elections next June. The party’s local election convention held in Castlebar last weekend also endorsed the candidate to contest the Castlebar Town Council elections.