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Two members of the HSE West regional forum were unsuccessful in their calls for an independent public inquiry into the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway in October at a meeting of the forum this week. The motion was tabled by Clare county councillor Brian Meaney and seconded by Galway city councillor Catherine Connolly.
Fine Gael member of Mayo County Council, Cllr Tom Connolly, has welcomed the news that €500,000 has been sanctioned by the Minister for the Environment, Mr Phil Hogan TD, towards the development of the Mayo Abbey Sewerage Scheme.
Claremorris councillor Tom Connolly has welcomed the announcement that funding of €50,000 has been allocated for the completion of the Parks road in Mayo Abbey – work will start in the coming months.
Mayo Fine Gael TD, John O’Mahony, has welcomed the confirmation by Minister Brian Hayes that €80,000 has been set aside to carry out works to alleviate serious flooding in the Hollymount and Roundfort region of south Mayo.
The days of people congregating in public places outdoors and drinking in Ballinrobe and Claremorris could be coming to an end very soon. Mayo County Council will be putting bye-laws to regulate the consumption of alcohol in public places in both towns out for public consultation within the next two weeks. It is then hoped that these bye laws will be passed by the local electoral area committee and a full meeting of Mayo County Council by the end of the year, with the bye laws coming into effect early in 2012.
There was great news this week for shoppers in Claremorris when it was announced that they can now park on-street for 10 minutes before they have to pay for a parking ticket.
Anyone who has got approval for one of the three housing grant schemes provided by Mayo County Council up to the end of April this year will be able to draw down the funding now, the members of the Claremorris Electoral Area committee were told this week.
At a recent Claremorris electoral area committee meeting Independent councillor Richard Finn put forward a notice of motion that Mayo County Council provide funding in 2011 to have the car park at the playground in Claremorris tarmacadamed.
Members of the Claremorris Electoral Area meeting proposed a vote of sympathy at this week’s meeting to the family of Tom Connolly, following the recent tragic discovery of the pensioner’s body outside his home.