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Council would consider Compulsory Purchase on vacant and abandoned former housing stock

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The chief executive of Mayo County Council, Peter Hynes, has said that the council would be open to using compulsory purchase orders to acquire vacant homes in former council estates, that had been purchased by former tenants, but that had become derelict in recent times.

‘Turning of the sod’ at town centre housing development

The traditional ‘turning of the sod’ ritual at a Westmeath County Council housing development in Arcadia, was performed by the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Damien English TD, on Tuesday morning.

One in three motorists to explore electric options

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Almost a third of Irish motorists say they are open to purchasing an electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to AA Ireland.

'Body positivity is a big part of burlesque'

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IT IS almost that time of the year again when tassles are twirled and booties are shaken in the joyously sexy jamboree of Galway Burlesque Festival. Now in its third year, this feast of frisky fun takes place from May 18 to 20 and, as ever, promises lots of teasing thrills and thrilling teases.

Three-bedroom home is finished to high standard

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Property: 11 Cartron Drive, Athlone

Housing associations 'don't want to know' when it comes to helping those in trouble in Mayo

Housing associations are not willing to help people struggling with mortgages in one-off cases, despite them having the ability to do so, according to one elected member of Mayo County Council this week. Sinn Féin councillor Gerry Murray hit out at the sector saying: "There are people out there in a very serious situation and the only exit strategy they have is at the mercy of the likes of Respond and Clúid in the voluntary housing sector who have no interest in pulling people out of mortgage arrears, certainly in urban areas, and in rural areas especially."

Schoolchildren to pedal to safety through Castlebar

Almost 200 schoolchildren will pedal their way through the streets of Castlebar on Thursday next May 19  in a novel road safety campaign. Specially trained Garda cyclists and cycle instructors will pass on road safety skills that could help to keep the children safe and alive on the nation's roads.


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