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The agreement between Fianna Fáil and Independent councillors for control of Mayo County Council, that has stood for the past five years, looks set to be extended for the duration of the new county council term, which sits for the first time this morning (Friday, June 7) at 11am.
I hope you all had a good weekend. What was I up to? Well, I spent my weekend in Moate. Now I know in this column I often talk about the various places I have been to, so that is why I’m telling you I went to the Westmeath election count in Moate. I went on Saturday night, and we waited, and we waited, and we waited, in vain, for the votes to arrive over from Athlone Institute of Technology, which had divided all the votes into local, European, and divorce referendum and was dispatching them to the various places. But the Westmeath votes failed to arrive, and having waited from around 4pm I came home around 7pm and vowed I would go the next day.
Claremorris has seen a boundary change like the rest of the local areas for today's election with the north eastern part of of the constituency moving into the Swinford area, and long with it, Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray, who took 1,971 first preferences and was elected on the first count five years ago, as were Cllr Patsy O'Brien and Cllr Richard Finn.
Fine Gael candidate in next week's European Elections, Maria Walsh, has outlined her reasons for running for a seat in the Midlands North-West constituency saying that: "I am running because I want to make a positive impact in the Midlands North-West.
Professor Peter McHugh - a native of Ballyhaunis- has been elected to Fellowship of the Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE). The distinction has been bestowed in recognition of his “exceptional career and contribution to the advancement of engineering and economic and social progress in Ireland”.
Fianna Fáil's Cllr Damien Ryan wants to see an enterprise hub developed in south Mayo in the near future.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East and European Parliament candidate for Midland-North-West Anne Rabbitte has said a radical overhaul of the country’s rail network, including high speed rail, could bolster prosperity in the West and North West.
Fine Gael general election candidate for Mayo, Alan Dillon, has facilitated a visit between Turlough Community Development Association and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton.
As polling day fast approaches, the local election campaigns of Athlone Fine Gael candidates, Cllr. John Dolan and Alan Shaw took centre stage at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Monday night.
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, officially launched the Climate Action Regional Office for the Atlantic Seaboard North, in Aras an Chontae, Castlebar, last Friday.