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Homeowners in Mayo will see an increase of 10 per cent in their Local Property Tax (LPT) next year, following a vote at Mayo County Council's September meeting on Monday afternoon.
'When it rains hard for a day or two days in Crossmolina, that is when everyone gets worried' — Cllr Loftus
When an orange rainfall warning was issued earlier this week, the town of Crossmolina was put on edge once again over the fear of flooding in the town.
In due recognition of their rugby coaching and development contributions, Connacht Rugby made worthy presentations to Buccaneers Rugby Football Club and Marist College, Athlone, at a well attended function in The Bounty in recent times.
The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District this week approved part eight planning permission for the construction of 50 social homes at Rehins Fort in the town - but added a condition that a new access road be constructed to the site.
The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District have agreed to send a letter to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to request the cull of a number of seals in Killala Bay.
After all the counting was said and done in the local elections, just like five years ago, the Independent councillors elected now hold the balance of power in the council chamber.
After the drawn out process of the previous day - where most of the time was spent sorting ballots before the counting began things moved much smooter on Sunday, with the Westport count being completed in the early evening and the Ballina count not long after 10pm and just the Claremorris count which going by the tally figures looked a forgone conclusion wating to be finished in the early hours of the morning.
Ballina has seen a large chunk of its current area hived off and it is probably for the best, with the towns of Foxford and Swinford now in the Swinford Electoral Area following the latest boundary commission report.
Following the closure of the nomination process for this month's local elections last weekend, the stage has been set with a total of 63 candidates set to chase the 30 seats up for grabs in Mayo County Council.
A delegation from Mayo County Council participated in the St Patricks Day parade in Philadelphia on Sunday last with the Mayo Association of Philadelpia, which had Mayo man Sean McMenamin as its grand Marshal for the 2019 parade.