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The official full time lifeguard season is now underway on beaches across Mayo for the summer season.
Independent Councillor, Paul Hogan, has secured funding for an improved safe crossing between Assumption Road and Beechpark on the Old Coosan Point Road, describing the news as a “great day” for the residents of the locality as this was a longstanding issue.
Westmeath communities are set to benefit from a new grant scheme for community CCTV, details of which are to be announced shortly.
"Stop fiddling about with red tape" is the message of one local councillor to City Hall, who is demanding the local authority "press ahead immediately" with installing CCTV cameras to "combat crime" in estates on the east side of Galway.
The RNLI held its annual presentation of awards at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin last Saturday where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups, and businesses from across the country that have made a significant contribution to the RNLI in Ireland.
Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew received their first callout of 2015 last Saturday, April18 after a 37 foot hire cruiser ran aground on Wood Shoal, near Lecarrow.
Lough Ree RNLI was the busiest lifeboat station in Ireland last year. According to figures released by the lifeboat charity the crew at Lough Ree launched 69 times in 2014 bringing some 142 people to safety.
The Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA) made donations amounting to €5,000 at the function, to 10 local charities and organisations, and also distributed food hampers valued at €200 each to 10 other charities in the Athlone, Moate, and Clara areas.
There is a serious need for the introduction of CCTV in the Beechpark and Beechpark West areas of Athlone - that’s according to Sinn Fein councillor Paul Hogan.
Carers in Mayo give more than 161,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week. Of Mayo’s 6,558 carers, 40.5 per cent regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 50 per cent work between 15 and 43 hours a week.