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Sod to be turned on National Outdoor Pursuits Academy

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this week that he expects for the sod to be turned on phase one of the National Outdoor Pursuits Academy based in around Lough Lannagh in the coming weeks. The Taoiseach was speaking at the press briefing with local newspapers this week in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village where he outlined progress on a number of projects and developments in the county.

Kenny expects to hold on to three seats in Mayo

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Speaking this week at a briefing with local newspapers in Castlebar, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he fully expects the four sitting Fine Gael TDs from Mayo to be re-elected to the Dáil at the next General Election.

Ryan becomes the first citizen of the county

Fianna Fáil regained control of the chamber in Mayo County Council today (Friday, June 6) with the election of Ballinrobe based Cllr Damien Ryan to the position of Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council.

Digital award for Castlebar school

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny will visit St Patrick’s Boys National School in Castlebar to present pupils and teachers there with an award for digital excellence.

Taoiseach to announce details of Sacred Heart project on Monday

Next Monday the future shape and direction of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar will be mapped out when Taoiseach Enda Kenny visits the hospital. The future of the facility had been a hot topic of debate over recent years, with calls for the Taoiseach to make sure the facility was saved and improved. An Taoiseach’s visit follows the inclusion of the hospital in the HSE capital plan for this year, with an allocation of €11 million in funding for the facility to ensure its future and bring it up to required HIQA standards. It’s expected the plans for the project will be completed by the end of the month and it will then go out to tender for design. The project will see the refurbishment and extensions to three long stay wards and an rehabilitation ward.

An Taoiseach opens Value Centre Castlebar following €2m rebuild

Value Centre Castlebar was officially reopened by the Taoiseach earlier this week, just over a year after a fire at the cash and carry temporarily closed its doors. Owners and operators BWG Foods spent €2 million on a massive refurbishment of the site and kept all staff jobs open, moving workers to other Value Centres in the area until Value Centre Castlebar was ready to welcome them back. All 14 employees are now back in work and the cash and carry has resumed full service to businesses across the west of Ireland.

Craggagh NS rolls out blue carpet for Taoiseach

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny visited pupils in Craggagh National School, Balla, this week for the launch of the 2013-2014 Blue Star Programme; a national primary school initiative which aims to foster better understanding and knowledge of the European Union among Irish primary school pupils through classroom projects and activities. The Taoiseach was welcomed to Craggagh NS by a colourful guard of honour put on by the school’s younger pupils. During his visit, the Taoiseach met with members of the school community and was treated to an exhibition of the pupils’ Blue Star projects and artwork from the entire school.

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.

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.

Austerity must be from the top down

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The coming Budget on December 5 is proposed to be the most severe ever imposed on the Irish people and the effect it will have on Government services Insider can only imagine.


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