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Land acquisition possible this year on N84 north of Shrule

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Fianna Fáil councillor Damien Ryan has welcomed progress taking place to improve the N84 north of Shrule. At the Roads and Transport Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) of Mayo County Council, Cllr Ryan asked for an update on the situation in regards to the N84 north of Shrule and 'that pinch point area that has been the focus of representations on a regular basis at Transport Infrastructure Ireland level', adding: "I am led to believe they may have considered that works." Responding to Cllr Ryan, head of roads for Mayo County Council, Paul Dolan, said: "On the initial TII allocation there was nothing for it, but I did contact them and they have allocated €50,000, which is to start the design and hopefully we can get on to land acquisition later this year to try and get widening the road at that section, there is an allocation now as a scheme and that should progress."

Conor Burke to run for Solidarity in Galway West

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Conor Burke, one of the city's most prominent socialist activists, who was heavily involved in campaigns on housing and homelessness, and against water charges, has been chosen as Solidarity's Galway West candidate.

Cannon welcomes movement on Presentation College Headford extension

East Galway Fine Gael Minister Ciaran Cannon has welcomed confirmation from Education Minister Joe McHugh that his officials will now make renewed contact with the Board of Management of Presentation College Headford with a view to developing a major new extension to the school.

More than €4.5 million in funding for Headford Road

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More than €4.5 million in funding has been allocated for surface works and strengthening of the N84 Headford Road, an investment a local councillor has called both "significant" and "long overdue".

Anne Charleston says ‘hooroo’ to Shrule and Headford

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One of North Galway’s most famous residents will be saying adieu to the west tomorrow and heading back home after nearly two decades.

Dawn walks for suicide awareness

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Three dawn walks for suicide awareness are to take place in Mayo on May 9.

Maria Walsh interview on Irish TV

The next episode of Mayo County Matters on Irish TV, next Tuesday at 7.30pm, will feature an interview with Rose of Tralee and Shrule native Maria Walsh.

Mayo students to take part in Washington Ireland Program

Two Mayo students, Tara Mellet and Lisa Marie O’Malley, are about to embark on a summer adventure of a lifetime to the United States, but rather than a J1 summer break they have been selected to take part in the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP) an internationally recognised competitive programme that selects young people with recognised leadership skills and a commitment to service to undertake an eight week internship in the political sector in Washington DC. Both Tara and Lisa will depart for the US capital early next month.

The race for Moclair begins

With just two league games under their belts for the 16 senior clubs in the county, the race for the Moclair Cup gets under way this weekend with eight games across the four groups in the Treanlaur Catering Mayo GAA senior football championship getting going to the whistle over Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

Funding finally released for Shrule village enhancement scheme

The long hold up on the progress of the Shrule village enhancement scheme looks to have finally been resolved with the announcement of the sanctioning of €163,943 for the project. The enhancement scheme had been held up for more than a year over the funding issue after work had initially started. The new funding for the scheme will be given by South West Mayo Development Company following approval for the payment by the Minister for Environment, Phil Hogan. The project will be co-funded by Mayo County Council and the hold up in the scheme had seen a number of elected local officials expressing their upset.


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