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Plans to make Westport a model town when it comes to environmentally friendly transport took another big step forward on Monday.
There’s no area in Mayo that can be easily called as to where the seats will be divided out in next week’s local elections, but the new West Mayo area is probably the hardest. The re-drawing of the boundaries last year has seen the old Westport and Belmullet areas thrown together into one giant swathe of land that stretches right from the northern tip of the county right down the west coast to the Galway border. Currently there are eight councillors sitting in the two areas and this time out there are only seven seats up for grabs in the new giant district.
Inspiration, collaboration, and innovation were the central themes at the Network Mayo ‘Inspiring Innovation’ launch, headed by guest speaker, Mary Davis (managing director, Special Olympics, Europe and Eurasia).
The new Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council has emphasised the need for continued growth of intensive “community collaboration” in the town.
Less than seven weeks from the elections and things are hotting up in the race for Westport Town Council with the announcement of new candidates from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and Labour.
Like marathons, election campaigns are long journeys more often suited to the long distance runner then to the sprinter. As on all long journeys events can happen and change predictions that seemed definite at the outset, this is especially true when it’s a political journey. Bear that in mind as we begin the coverage of the local election campaign scheduled for next June. If Madame Editor allows, this scribe will return to my predictions when the ballots are cast and counted to see how wrong (or right!) I was!