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An Taoiseach needs to drop the excuses: Barrett

Cllr Harry Barrett has issued a statement in response to An Taoiseach recent comments regarding Cllr Barrett's request, calling on An Taoiseach to focus attention on the need to provide at least 1,000 production jobs in the county town.

New classrooms for Holy Rosary College

Four new classrooms are to be provided at Holy Rosary College in Mountbellew while St Raphael’s College in Loughrea is set to get new facilities.

Kenny will have to deal with concerns of local TDs on abortion bill

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is after coming through one of the most testing weeks of his leadership of the country with the publication of the Heads of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill on Tuesday evening. Kenny faced a tough task of bringing the members of the parliamentary party behind him on such a sensitive topic. But reports of a meeting of the party placed them firmly behind him in the majority.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny welcomes new youth centre for Castlebar

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed news of the sale, facilitated by Mayo County Council, of the old post office in Mountain View to the Castlebar Community Development Association (CCDA). The building will now be used as a youth centre from which Foróige and the Mayo Youth Mental Health Initiative (MYMHI) will offer a wide and varied range of services to the town.

Golden opportunity for Mayotv.ie presenter

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Mayotv.ie and Irishtv.ie presenter and Kilfian native Edel Golden has just returned from a trip of a lifetime to the White House in Washington DC where she filmed for one week for Mayotv.ie and Irishtv.ie. The trip coincided with the visit of An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to New York and Washington.

Fahey delighted with six figure settlement after taking libel action against publishers of Mail newspapers

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Former Galway West TD Frank Fahey has been granted a substantial six-figure sum in a settlement with the publishers of the Irish Daily Mail and the Mail On Sunday.

Fianna Fáil calls on Taoiseach to approve Sacred Heart Hospital survival plan

Mayo Fianna Fail representative, Lisa Chambers, has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to act immediately on this week's report setting out the future of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar.

New biography of Enda Kenny to be launched tonight

RTE’s Sean O’Rourke will visit Mayo next Friday, November 2, to launch a new political biography of Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The presenter of the RTE radio and television programmes, News At One and The Week in Politics, will be in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, at 6pm to launch the new book entitled Enda Kenny The Unlikely Taoiseach. The book is written by political journalist John Downing and published by Paperweight Publications. It tells the story of Enda Kenny’s 36-year-long political journey from Castlebar to Government Buildings, and his 10-year campaign to successfully overcome reverses, doubts, slights and an outright party mutiny, to become Taoiseach in March 2011.

Taoiseach wins European of the Year award

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been awarded Golden Victoria European of the Year 2012 by German magazine publishing group VDZ.

Mulherin calls for reform of work permit system

Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin this week has called for reform of the work permit system, which is hindering companies in Ireland to fill vacancies in a number of key areas. She said this week: “I welcome very much confirmation I have just received from Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation that he will investigate the difficulties being experienced by ICT companies in recruiting highly skilled people from outside the European Economic Area on account of our current work permit system. I tabled a motion at a recent Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting which received unanimous support to pursue the introduction of a Technology Visa to fast track the provision of work permits to individuals with the requisite ICT skills and qualifications be pursued to address the significant shortage of design engineers in this country and the EU which is hampering the fulfilment of our economic growth in the digital and technological sectors and pursuant to this Minister Bruton has given me this commitment.

 

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