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As Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, prepares to pass on his chain of office at the forthcoming meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District, he spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week to reflect upon what he described as an “unprecedented” year in the role.
In less than ten days, the river Shannon in the heart of Athlone will come alive with the Athlone Shannon Feastival. It takes place on September 8 and 9 and promises to be a feast for foodies and families alike with an action packed and busy programme of events planned for the whole weekend.
Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh became the first Honorary Freeman of the County of Galway on Monday last at a moving ceremony held in Áras an Chontae. Distinguished guests from community, public service, community life and member of Mayor Walsh’s family from Connemara and Boston were present for the formal Granting of the Freedom held in the Council Chamber followed by a Reception in the atrium of the building.
With the prospect of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin still a possibility - Environment Minister Phil Hogan said there will be no plebiscite in May but the four Dublin councils can reconsider the issue after the Local Elections - Insider contemplates what such a role could bring to Galway city.
The councillor or elected representative is just that, he or she is elected to represent the public in any way necessary at local government level.