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New scheme set to increase outdoor dining capacity in Westmeath

A new outdoor dining scheme, announced this week, is set to transform Westmeath's towns and villages with street cafes and public spaces.

Athlone town centre urban regeneration plans receive significant funding boost

Plans to further regenerate and enhance the streetscape in Athlone town centre have received a welcome boost following a significant funding announcement by the Government this week.

Achieving gender equality is the 'unfinished business of our times', says O'Connor

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"Achieving gender equality for women and girls is the greatest unfinished business of our times. Seventy eight per cent of those on the frontline healthcare are women, we were never more reliant and grateful for their work than we have been this year."

Increased level of Westmeath housing adaptation grants funding announced

Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has announced an increased level of funding to provide home adaptations for older people and those living with disability and mobility issues within County Westmeath.

Castlebar MD puts forward motion to bring planning back on the agenda

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The elected members of the Castlebar Municipal District gave their full-throated backing to a motion put forward by Fine Gael Cllr Cyril Burke, calling for the discussion of planning permission applications to be put back on agendas for council meetings. Cllr Burke told the meeting that it was not about one-off planning permissions but other projects, such as telecommunication masts, which are causing concern amongst local residents, and that it was not right that elected councillors can't discuss them at council meetings. He received full backing from his fellow councillors for the motion to be put forward to the next full meeting of Mayo County Council. The wording of the motion will read: "That this council writes to minister’s Peter Burke and Darragh O’Brien requesting that planning be allowed to be put back on Municipal council agendas so that planning issues can be discussed, particularly as some of them affect communities who cannot voice their views. This motion to be circulated to all other Councils to be included in their agenda’s for discussion."

Major funding allocated towards ongoing maintenance of Westmeath roads network

Some €13,217,166 has been allocated for the maintenance and renewal of the road network in Westmeath.

Refurbishment and building works funding allocated to St Hildas

Fine Gael Longford-Westmeath Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke has confirmed the allocation of €57,983 in funding towards refurbishment and upgrade work at St Hilda’s in Athlone.

Online leaflets puts constituents at heart of planning process

A new series of online planning information leaflets will help put the citizen back into the heart of the planning process, a local Fine Gael Minister has stated.

Mary Hoade appointed to new committee to oversee revitalisation of town centres

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Local councillor Mary Hoade has been appointed to a new committee to oversee the revitalisation of town centres throughout the State through the Collaborative Town Centre Health Check programme.

Dillon highlights importance of Urban Regeneration funding for Mayo

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Fine Gael TD, Alan Dillon, has ramped-up pressure on the prioritisation of the two projects to be awarded funding from the soon to be announced Urban Regeneration and Development Fund.


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