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Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has called on the Athlone-Moate Municipal District (AMMD) to employ seasonal staff to help cover busy periods and holidays.
Shane Dolphin, a native of Gurtymadden, south Galway, has been elected the new vice president of Young Fine Gael, scooping a massive 73 per cent of first preference votes at the recent YFG national conference.
Louis O’Hara, who performed impressively in the 2020 election, has again been chosen to stand for Sinn Féin in Galway East at the next General Election.
Fianna Fáil Cllr Al McDonnell has said that councillors and the public need to be ready for a battle to ensure the new Mayo County Development Plan is one that represents the views of the councillors and the people. He said it was vitally important that members of the public and public and community groups make submissions on the plan. Cllr Michael Kilcoyne told the meeting that it was vitally important that people had their say and councillors should do everything to encourage people to have their input. Cllr McDonnell also raised the possibility of having the deadlines for submissions extended 'as the community groups are not able to have public meetings at the minute due to Covid-19 restrictions and they will not be able to meet as they did before to put forward their thoughts on the plan'.
Local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Frankie Keena, who is a member of the Governing Body of Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) has welcomed the joint signing of a memorandum of understanding between AIT and Dublin City University (DCU) confirming plans for a new four year undergraduate degree in teaching at the progressive third level institution.
Sinn Féin Councillor Gerry Murray has called for the restoration of the former Swinford Garda District area.
Expectant mums 'left out in the rain' sparks calls for 'more compassionate maternity care' from Sinn Féin TD
A "more compassionate approach" needs to be established with maternity care after a number of expectant mothers were forced to wait outside in the rain until called in for their appointments at University Hospital Galway.
Aontú representative for Mayo, Paul Lawless, a teacher, has moved to reassure students in light of concerns over the leaving certificate and college places.
The launch of a new campaign which will help the people of the Midlands region to stay connected, stay alive, and look after their mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 emergency, has been welcomed by local Councillor, John Dolan.
Closure of Galway City Council operated sports facilities is "vital to combat and to decrease the curve of Covid 19", according to Fianna Fáil Galway City East councillor, Alan Cheevers.