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‘Culture of objection’ slammed by Council for the West

The Council for the West has called on the new government to eliminate obstacles to job creation that exists in the planning regulations especially in relation to small business projects.

Mayo GAA strategic action plan committee takes first steps with announcement of steering groups

The make-up of the Mayo GAA Strategic Action Steering Group, and the timetable it will follow, have been announced. The thrust of the Strategic Action Group’s work is to look at 10 headings with a view to producing approximately six concrete recommendations per heading. Sub-committees are currently being established for each of those headings, and the chairpersons have been appointed, contact e-mail address are available on www.mayogaa.com

Community urged to get behind the WDC

The Council for the West has once again raised concerns about the future of the Western Development Commission, which it sees as vital to the future well-being of the region and is asking for the wider community to get behind this campaign.

Ongoing fears for future of Western Development Commission

The Council for the West has once again raised concerns about the future of the Western Development Commission (WDC), which it sees as vital to the future well-being of the Western Region.

Ongoing fears for future of Western Development Commission

The Council for the West has once again raised concerns about the future of the Western Development Commission (WDC), which it sees as vital to the future well-being of the Western Region.

Council for the West worried about numbers moving to Dublin

The Council for the West, which campaigns on socioeconomic issues in the west of Ireland, has expressed its concern about the number of people who will be living in the greater Dublin area in the future and the effect it will have on the west of Ireland. The organisation has called on the Government to examine how sensible it is for the country to have 2.5 million people living within the greater Dublin area within the next 15 years. Commenting on recent research by urban economist Brian Hughes, a member of the Government’s own expert group on population projections, which shows that by around 2070 more than half of Ireland’s population will be living in the greater Dublin area, the council said the trend was for more urbanisation, but it questioned whether a ‘city state’ is the best or only policy to be pursued willy-nilly.

West council makes case for retention of WDC

The Council for the West— a voluntary, independent, non-political lobby group — is to continue to fight for the retention of the Western Development Commission following what it termed a “positive meeting” with Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Pat Carey in Dublin this week.,

Positive response all round to north Mayo community forum

The response to the Government’s announcement last week that a new community forum is to be established to tackle the long-running Corrib gas saga has been received positively, although Shell to Sea have yet to release a statement on the matter.

Rail and infrastructure investment needs to be highlighted to Government

The Council for the West has been urged to convene a meeting to bring together the social and economic interests of the region. The purpose of this is to present a united approach to the Government in relation to future road and rail investment in the west of Ireland.

Anger at €11.7 million investment in Mayo Roads

Mayo has been allocated €11.7 million under the National Roads Programme 2009 but there has been anger expressed at what was dubbed “the crumbs off the table”.

 

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