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More than 200 people attended a public meeting in Achill on Wednesday night after it emerged that an emergency accommodation centre might be opened in The Achill Head Hotel at Pollagh. The meeting heard of the unsuitability of the location for the proposed centre, with attendees saying that the people who are seeking the accommodation are not the targets, but the Department of Justice which had failed to liaise with locals on the matter.
When the newly elected Mayo County Council holds its inaugural meeting early next month, there will be four new faces taking their seats after last weekend's elections. We take a look at the new fresher councillors.
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.
The maths on this one is simple enough, there are six candidates and only three seats up for grabs in the Belmullet Local Electoral Area. The area has been put back out on its own this year after a brief entanglement with Westport and its surrounds in the West Mayo area.
Geraldine Greenan, proprietor of Geraldine's Skincare Clinic, Westport, has so far raised a total of €15,000 towards her target of €40k to assist Mayo Rape Crisis Centre.
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.
Achill based Cllr Paul McNamara wants to see a process put in place with targets for the delivery of the Keem Bay Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point.
Fianna Fáil based Achill councillor, Paul McNamara, has called on Mayo County Council to carry out a survey to assess the cost of repairing a 300 meter stretch of road along the R319 near Cashel in Achill.
“This is the last generation to settle in rural Ireland and when the lights go out on that, that will be it” was the stark summation given by Achill based Fianna Fáil Cllr Paul McNamara at the monthly meeting of Mayo County Council on Monday.