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Claremorris to become Ireland’s first fibre town

On Monday, Claremorris will announce its step into the future when it sets out its plans to become Ireland’s first fibre town. The project will be launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the McWilliam Park Hotel in the town.

€100k in funding for Mayo heritage projects

Nine Mayo heritage projects were approved for funding THIS WEEK by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan under the Gaeltacht Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme 2014. The total value of the nine projects in Mayo is €103,000. The successful projects were St Michael’s Church, Ballina: €7,000; Enniscoe House, Castlehill: €14,519; Killala Bathing House, Killala: €6,478; Lavelle’s Pharmacy, Killala: €7,100; Thomond House, Westport: €7,920; Holy Trinity Church, Westport: €14,983; Owenmore House, Correens:  €15,000; Bridge House, Westport: €15,000; and Ballinafad House, Ballinafad: €15,000.

Family and friends bid farewell to brave Nicky

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The much loved and admired politician Nicky McFadden (51) was laid to rest in Coosan yesterday, Thursday March 27. 

Golden Cleric time as Jim Higgins wins ‘MEP of the Year’ award

Nobody knew such an award existed but nonetheless, it was local MEP Jim Higgins who scooped the MEP of the Year award in Brussels on Tuesday night.

Golden Cleric time as Jim Higgins wins ‘MEP of the Year’ award

Nobody knew such an award existed but nonetheless, it was local MEP Jim Higgins who scooped the MEP of the Year award in Brussels on Tuesday night.

Local and European elections on May 23

The date for this year’s Local and European elections was confirmed this week by Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan as Friday May 23.

Westport councillors call for Minister Hogan to resign

Westport Town Council's Cllr Brendan Mulroy has called for the resignation of embattled environment Minister Phil Hogan.

Portwest expects to create fifty new jobs out of Gulf deal

The recent trade mission to the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton saw good news for Mayo with the announcement of a deal involving Westport based Portwest. The company which specialises in the design and manufacture of high performance work wear has recently established a distribution centre in the UAE, where it services the Middle East and African markets. This new deal is expected to create up to 50 new jobs in the company headquarters in Westport.

Harkin questions honesty of those in favour of over grounding cables

The suggestion by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton, that the cost of undergrounding cables in the planned EirGrid development would prevent more balanced regional development, was the type of argument which raised questions about the honesty of those favouring overgrounding of the various projects.

Government engaged in arrogant and misleading campaign on pylons, say Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs and Enterprise Dara Calleary has accused the Government of engaging in an arrogant and highly misleading campaign on pylons. The Ballina based Dáil deputy said this week: “The comments from the Taoiseach and the Minister Pat Rabbitte this week show just out of touch this Government has become. It clearly demonstrates that the Government has absolutely no intention of taking on board the genuine concerns of communities and intends to just press ahead with the large scale construction of overhead lines regardless of any objections.”

 

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