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€2 million boost for Mary Robinson Centre
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week confirmed that the cabinet had approved €2 millon for the proposed Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina. The centre which will be built in Victoria House in Ballina, Mary Robinson’s birthplace on the banks of the River Moy, will be Ireland’s first Presidential Archive. Mayo County Council had provided an initial €1.5 million package to purchase the house and included the site next door and the construction of a new annex on the site
Special clinic today to help Crossmolina applications for Humanitarian Assistance Scheme
Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin confirmed that a special clinic will take place in Crossmolina today to help with applications under the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme. "I am pleased to advise that the Department of Social Protection has agreed to my request and will operate a clinic at the Health Centre on the Erris Road on Friday from 10.30am to 12.30pm to help with applications under the Humanitarian Assistance Scheme which is designed to provide financial assistance in the case of flooding where homes are damaged," she said.
Mulherin calls on council to review emergency plan following Crossmolina flooding
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin is calling on Mayo County Council to review its early warning and emergency response plan for Crossmolina following severe flooding in the town at the weekend when the River Deel burst its banks. Deputy Mulherin met locals whose business premises and homes were flooded at the scene in Crossmolina.
New pedestrian crossings to make Ballina safer — Mulherin
Mayo Fine Gael TD, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has this week confirmed that Mayo County Council is to install two new pedestrian crossings in Ballina town centre, at Humbert Street and Bohernasup Road. Deputy Mulherin said: “I have been contacted by a number of pedestrians, many of them elderly, regarding road safety in the vicinity of the mini roundabout at Humbert Street and Market Square.”
Political boot camp aims to get more Mayo women in the Dáil
A non-partisan group which campaigns to get more women involved in politics is aiming to increase the number of female TDs in the county.
Majority of Mayo GPs sign-up for free under six care
Some 78 per cent of Mayo GPs, 66 in total, have so far signed-up to provide free GP services to children under six.
Train overcrowding labelled unsafe and unsatisfactory
The plight of Mayo rail passengers often forced to stand during the long train journey to Dublin was described this week as unfair, unsafe and entirely unsatisfactory.
Ten additional beds for Ballina Hospital next month
Ten new beds are to be opened at Ballina District Hospital at the start of next month.
Still no petrol stretching prosecutions in Mayo
It has emerged that there have been no prosecutions so far relating to the petrol stretching racket which hit the county last year.
Majority of microfinance loans went to businesses outside Dublin — Mulherin
Mayo Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the findings of a review of Microfinance Ireland (MFI) which has been published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. MFI provides loans of up to €25,000 to businesses which employ 10 people or fewer and which are not able to access credit from traditional sources like banks. The report found that in its first two years of operations, MFI received 729 applications for loans, supported 743 jobs in 333 micro-enterprises, and approved loans valued at more than €5 million.