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The remarks of An Taoiseach Micheál Martin in a recent Dáil debate that politicians were entitled to make comments on planning matters - has been interpreted by a number of councillors in the Castlebar area to mean that they can once again start discussing planning applications at their meetings.
Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has welcomed the starting of works to lower another dangerous hill.
Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called for the establishment of a cross party Dáil Committee which, supported by the State, would design and builds on the key elements of a third banking force.
Fine Gael Westport-based councillor, Cllr Peter Flynn, has requested that a housing strategy be placed as an item on the agenda of the May meeting of Mayo County Council.
Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has called upon the local authority to establish a scheme which will enable relevant personnel to conduct household calls requesting proof of litter disposal in an attempt to reduce the persistent issue of illegal dumping.
Fianna Fáil Cllr Al McDonnell has said that councillors and the public need to be ready for a battle to ensure the new Mayo County Development Plan is one that represents the views of the councillors and the people. He said it was vitally important that members of the public and public and community groups make submissions on the plan. Cllr Michael Kilcoyne told the meeting that it was vitally important that people had their say and councillors should do everything to encourage people to have their input. Cllr McDonnell also raised the possibility of having the deadlines for submissions extended 'as the community groups are not able to have public meetings at the minute due to Covid-19 restrictions and they will not be able to meet as they did before to put forward their thoughts on the plan'.
Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has criticised the logic of Bord Na Mona not being allowed to sell harvested peat to both the agriculture and horticulture sectors.
North West SPCA in Mayo is to receive €12,000 in funding from Mayo County Council as a result of a long discussion on animal welfare that took up much of the December meeting of the council this week, with everything from dog-breeding, dog-abandoning, sheep worrying, goats eating up gardens and cruelty to horses being highlighted by councillors.
Galway politicians were among a group of 15 Independent TDs seeking Government help for Ireland's airports, in particular Shannon, Knock, Kerry, Donegal and Cork airports.
Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has welcomed the recent work on the Muckenagh road.