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Hosted by the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia in collaboration with the Western Development Commission (WDC), Mayo County Council, and NUI Galway, the US/Ireland Legal Symposium recently took place in Westport. The two day event included a mix of Irish and American lawyers, business consultants, and businesses operating in both Ireland and the United States who came together to address topics essential for international business exchange between both countries.
A CCTV system for Westport has still not been signed off at Garda Headquarters. At the town’s JPC meeting on Monday, Superintendent Aidan Foley said that the application has been submitted however there had been no progress on it and he could not give a commitment as to when it will be signed off.
Councillor Keith Martin has called on the OPW and Fáilte Ireland to meet with Westport Town Council to discuss the future of Westport’s Tourist Office.
The first Westport Festival of Chamber Music will be held on September 6 to 8. Tickets for the event are on sale in the Clew Bay Hotel and online at www.classicallinks.ie. Both Westport House and Holy Trinity Church are perfect venues for live music performances, providing a most appropriate setting for a music festival.
In 1954 a special Westport committee, made up mainly of people from the Quay, was set up to erect a shrine at Upper Quay to mark the papal-designated Marian Year. Since then the shrine has occupied a special place in the hearts of local people, many of whom worked on a voluntary basis to maintain it. But time took its toll on the shrine and many of the volunteers, and it became obvious in recent years that some remedial work was required.
A bleak atmosphere hung over Westport this week after the bodies of two missing children from Carlow were found in the boot of a car which was driven by their father Sanjeev Chada who has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The new Cathaoirleach of Westport Town Council, Councillor Michael McLaughlin, has three main priorities for his year in the chair; the first being the prospect of a legal challenge against the abolition of the town council.
Locals in Murrisk are up in arms about what they have described as ongoing pollution at the local pier.
Get ready for a whole week of exciting activities in the great outdoors around Westport and join in to both free and ticketed events. The Westport Duathlon Weekend event marks the beginning of an extensive activity programme for the Westport Get Out There Festival, organised by Westport Town Council and Westport Leisure Park, and runs from Saturday June 8 to Saturday June 15.