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Members of Claremorris Electoral Area Committee have demanded answers to when a solution will be in place to make sure that 2006 floods that effected The Neale does not happen again.
Residents of Graiguenamanagh will have to wait at least another year before serious work can begin on a flood relief scheme for the town.
Connemara is an unique area that needs to be protected and environmental farming has to be supported, according to Minister for Arts, Heritage, and Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan.
A community group behind the amphitheatre in Kilmanagh is this weekend inviting the public to enjoy the beauty of the old quarry and the very best in music.
An elderly farmer has been fined €750 for cutting trees out of season.
A delegation from the Turf Cutters Association, gave a passionate call for the retention of turbary rights in Mayo when they gave a presentation to the Environmental SPC of Mayo County Council. The association had been asked to meet the members of the committee after the National Parks and Wildlife Service had given a presentation to the committee previously on the upcoming ban on turf cutting on blanket bogs. After the presentation, Cllr Peter Flynn, chairperson of the committee told the meeting: “We need to get to the bottom of this because what we heard today tells a different story from what we were told by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.”
A lot of public and private land was destroyed in Mayo last March and April due to bog and forest fires.
Significant progress is due to be made on proposals for a new improved road from Galway city to Connemara, which if successful could lead to a reduction in the number of lands that are “frozen” prohibiting many families along the route getting planning permission.
There was disagreement among the elected members of the Belmullet electoral area committee and the planning section of Mayo County Council this week over the need for planning permission for a development in the area. The disagreement surrounded the application of John and Martina Cafferkey to retain an animal shelter, hardstanding, and an access road at Shragraddy, Bangor Erris, Ballina, Co Mayo.
No shooting or hunting of wildfowl including birds such as pheasants, snipe, and wood pigeon is to be carried out before Tuesday December 21 next at least, by order of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.