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Band on the run

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The elected members of the Castlebar Municipal District have agreed to investigate the idea of seeking funding for a mobile bandstand that could be used for events in the district. Fianna Fáil Cllr Martin McLoughlin had a notice of motion down for the council's February meeting calling for the council to "consider the provision of a Band Stand on the Mall now that funding of €250,000 is available to Local Authorities under the Outdoor Public Space Scheme 2021.This funding is provided by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media in consultation with the CCMA and Fáilte Ireland for outdoor spaces that Champions the Arts."

Battle on development plan ahead

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Fianna Fáil Cllr Al McDonnell has said that councillors and the public need to be ready for a battle to ensure the new Mayo County Development Plan is one that represents the views of the councillors and the people. He said it was vitally important that members of the public and public and community groups make submissions on the plan. Cllr Michael Kilcoyne told the meeting that it was vitally important that people had their say and councillors should do everything to encourage people to have their input. Cllr McDonnell also raised the possibility of having the deadlines for submissions extended 'as the community groups are not able to have public meetings at the minute due to Covid-19 restrictions and they will not be able to meet as they did before to put forward their thoughts on the plan'.

Local Fine Gael Councillor questions logic of peat imports

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Local Fine Gael Councillor, John Dolan, has criticised the logic of Bord Na Mona not being allowed to sell harvested peat to both the agriculture and horticulture sectors.

Galway 2020 secures April extension

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GALWAY 2020 has secured an extension to allow some events to move into April after Level 5 Government restrictions impacted on cultural events in January and February.

Rabbitte welcomes funding for Athenry Relief road and other projects

Minister of State and Fianna Fáil TD, Anne Rabbitte, has welcomed the allocation of €1 million for the Athenry Relief Road as part of the €36.2 million assigned to Galway County Council under the Regional & Local Road Improvement Fund for 2021 announced this week.

Galway TDs urged to support new Bill banning ‘dual pricing’

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Galway TDs are being called on to support a new Bill aimed at reducing insurance costs by banning the practice of ‘dual pricing’.

Connolly raises destruction of Mother and Baby home evidence in the Dáil

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The destruction of audio recordings of testimony given by people to the investigation committee into Mother and Baby Homes, was raised in the Dáil by Independent Galway West TD Catherine Connolly.

National Development Plan submission extension - Calleary

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Mayo Fianna Fáil TD, Dara Calleary, is advising the public that the deadline for submissions to the public consultation phase of the National Development Plan has been extended to February 19.

Mayo tourism operators urged to apply for new €55 million fund - Calleary

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Mayo Fianna Fáil TD, Dara Calleary, is encouraging Mayo-based tourism operators and service providers to examine the new €55 million Tourism Business Continuity Scheme that was launched by Fáilte Ireland this week.

 

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