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O'Hara wants answers on proposed town centre development

A Fine Gael councillor in the Ballina Municipal District has questioned Mayo County Council officials on what is happening with a proposed Tesco site in the town.

Burke says Adams and Sinn Féin have ‘no head for figures’

Gerry Adams’ contradictory statements on health spending prove yet again he has no head for figures, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald to visit Mayo

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Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald will attend a number of events in Mayo with her party colleagues Senator Rose Conway Walsh and local councillors tomorrow, October 7, to discuss Sinn Féin’s alternative Budget 2018 proposals.

Rural areas are being 'bled, bled, bled' says councillor

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A presentation on the Housing Capital Programme for Mayo County Council in the West Mayo region this week turned into a debate on the future of rural Ireland. Comments from the councillors followed a presentation by head of housing for Mayo County Council, Paul Benson. Achill based Fianna Fáil councillor Paul MacNamara said: "What about rural Ireland? If we build all these houses in urban areas are we going to close the door on rural Ireland? Of the 220 houses, there is nothing here for rural Ireland. The sites have to be acquired."

Minister’s failure to give assurances on flood relief raises fears in Mayo communities — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Dara Calleary, has expressed his frustration with the lack of planning by the Government to deal with potential flooding in Mayo and other high risk areas this autumn and winter.

Hogan issues response to Sinn Féin statement

 

Sinn Féin rejects Hogan’s accusations of bullying

Sinn Féin have denied allegations made this week by party candidate and former Mayor of Athlone Paul Hogan that he has been the victim of a bullying campaign from within his own party.

Regional health forum elects its first woman chairperson

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A Fianna Fail county councillor from Headford has become the first woman chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum.

Public meeting for school-leavers in The Shamrock Lodge

Fine Gael Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Peter Burke, in conjunction with Cllr John Dolan, will host a public meeting in Athlone aimed at school-leavers and their parents, about future opportunities in education and in the workforce.

Fine Gael’s neglect of rural Ireland continues - Murphy

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy says the latest county IDA information debunks the Government’s claim that it is spreading foreign direct investment jobs to all counties in a balanced fashion.

 

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