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Father continues to be questioned following death of two sons

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.

Councillor criticises reduction of traffic flow on The Mall

The removal of one lane of traffic flow at The Mall, Westport, was criticised by area councillor Peter Flynn. The Fine Gael councillor said he is disappointed that area councillors were not consulted about the traffic reduction on a county road.

Roads in Glenhest are ‘completely ignored’

Westport area councillor John O’Malley has condemned the lack of works done on Glenhest roads, which “are in a terrible state” with potholes. During Monday’s electoral area meeting Cllr O’Malley commented that the whole Glenhest area seems to be “completely ignored”.

Westport area briefs

Accidents occurring at Barley Hill

Councillors welcome works on the N59

Road improvements on the N59, Newport to Mulranny road, were welcomed by Westport Electoral Area councillors at their meeting on Monday.

‘Great shame’ if rail plans put off track

A Westport area councillor said that the news that the Government is to stall the Western Rail Corridors construction from Tuam to Claremorris would be a “great shame” for the county and region.

‘Scandal’ that most marginalised have to protest for basic rights

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A peaceful protest took place in Castlebar this week as families of those suffering with physical and intellectual disabilities took to the streets to lobby against possible cuts in respite care services.

Councillors to contact Justice Minister over ‘revolving door system’

Members of Mayo County Councils Joint Policing Committee this week proposed to contact the Minister of Justice to condemn the “revolving door system of prisons” as prison sentences are not a “deterrent” and gardaí are frustrated that “criminals can act without impunity”.

 

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