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The elected members of the Castlebar Municipal District have issued an invitation for the President of GMIT to come to one of their meetings to address concerns the councillors have about the future of the Mayo campus of the third level institution.
Not only did he top the poll with 1090 votes to spare and become part of a Fine Gael ticket that saw them take four of six seats available in the area, Patsy O'Brien also created an additional piece of history last weekend.
Mayo County Council held a minute's silence in memory of Myles Joyce, also known as Maolra Seoighe, who was wrongfully convicted and hanged for the murder of five people on the Mayo/Galway border in 1882.
The news this week that five courses at the Castlebar campus of GMIT are to be pulled has been greeted with shock and dismay in the county. On Monday afternoon staff at the college and elected officials in the county were told of the plans to cut the courses in Digital Media and Society, Sustainable Building Technology, Business with Administration and ICT, and heritage related programmes, History and Geography, Culture and the Environment.