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Westport town councillors are to attend the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe which will take place on October 30.
Hosted by the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia in collaboration with the Western Development Commission (WDC), Mayo County Council, and NUI Galway, the US/Ireland Legal Symposium recently took place in Westport. The two day event included a mix of Irish and American lawyers, business consultants, and businesses operating in both Ireland and the United States who came together to address topics essential for international business exchange between both countries.
A CCTV system for Westport has still not been signed off at Garda Headquarters. At the town’s JPC meeting on Monday, Superintendent Aidan Foley said that the application has been submitted however there had been no progress on it and he could not give a commitment as to when it will be signed off.
A bleak atmosphere hung over Westport this week after the bodies of two missing children from Carlow were found in the boot of a car which was driven by their father Sanjeev Chada who has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The new Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council, Councillor Michael McLaughlin, has three main priorities for his year in the chair; the first being the prospect of a legal challenge against the abolition of the town council.
Westport Town Councillors have postponed making a decision on whether the middle Mall should be reduced to one lane as part of smarter travel works for the town.
Achill based sculptor Ronan Halpin’s piece The Sentinel has been selected as the winning sculpture to mark and celebrate The Irish Times Best place to live in Ireland award won by Westport in 2012.
Westport town councillors have shown support to the revival of bonfire night, which has been proposed by a group of local people.
Increased pedestrian safety and the improvement of pedestrian mobility are the main advantage of proposed works for Westport, according to town manager Martin Keating.